Short Ends and Leader

October 2013

The 10 Worst Horror Movies of All Time

There's a big difference between 'horror' and 'horrible', and these 10 films prove the point perfectly.


Franco Does Faulkner: ‘As I Lay Dying’

In essence, As I Lay Dying is a character study and as a director, Franco crafts same with a combination of finesse and an unflinching eye.


The Road No One Should Have Taken: ‘Toad Road’

You may not lose any sleep over the situations in Toad Road, but the urban legend itself (and how this film visualizes it) may be enough to creep you out.


‘Loophole’ (1954)

Beware of the good guys.


‘The Verdict’ (1954)

Greenstreet and Lorre go Victorian


Cruel and Unusual…and Good: ‘Maniac’ (Blu-ray)

It's this sense of hope, no matter how inaccurate or wrong-minded, that makes this Maniac different. Add in the artistic approaches and you have something that's worthy of approval, not uproar.


‘12 Years a Slave’ is a Masterpiece

About the closest anyone has come to this is level of confrontation is Steven Spielberg with Schindler's List, or even better, Spike Lee with his incendiary Bamboozled.


Don’t Open That Door! #58: ‘It Came From Outer Space’ (1953)

Welcome to our ongoing field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: mysterious goings-on in the desert can only mean one thing in It Came From Outer Space.


Selling the (Nightmare) Dream: ‘Escape from Tomorrow’

It's...a fine film with many moments of jaw-dropping mischievousness, but it also struggles to live outside its anti-Disney designs.


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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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