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November 2013

‘The Shining’ and the Mocking of David Cronenberg

The fanboys foam at the mouth over recent comments made by David Cronenberg regarding the (oddly) beloved Stanley Kubrick creepshow.

10 Musicals That Should Be Remade/Made

The musical used to be go to cinematic fodder. Here are ten examples of existing/needing to be made titles that could tilt audience appreciation back toward the song and dance genre once again.

‘Ender’s’ Shame

As we come to terms with our past and look forward toward a better tomorrow, situations like the one with Ender's Game will be seen as what they truly are: part of the growing process, an aside in our increased attempt at understanding

October 2013

Don’t Open That Door! #59: ‘The Jungle’ (1952)

Welcome to our ongoing field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: it's Mother India versus Mother Nature in The Jungle.

The 13 Greatest Horror Directors of All Time

In honor of Halloween, here are 13 fascinating fright mavens who've made scary movies that much more meaningful.

Gore Is Good!

Like discovering your Dad's stash of Playboys when you were young, the shady, antisocial nature of such disturbing imagery represents the heavy metal equivalent of movies, the raised fist anarchy that many horror fans long to embrace.

‘The Accursed’ (1958)

You hate it when that happens.

September 2013

August 2013

//Mixed media

Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 12 - "Don't You Forget About Me"

// Channel Surfing

"In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.

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