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From Horrifying Comedy to Darkly Funny Horror: Bob Clark Films

What if I told you that the director of one of the most heartwarming and beloved Christmas movies of all time is the same director as probably the most terrifying and disturbing yuletide horror films of all time?

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Lost Time and Lost Potential in 'Dracula A.D. 1972' and 'Dracula 2000'

While the films Dracula A.D. 1972 and Dracula 2000 seem to be using a silly gimmick by placing the titular vampire into a modern setting, they are being uniquely faithful to Bram Stoker's gothic novel.

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The Icons of Fright and the House That Spawned Them

Universal Studios didn't set out to be "The House that Horror Built", but Carl Laemmle and company created and recreated the ultimate icons of terror, and those icons were very good to Universal in return.

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Stephen King's Debt to Horror Comics

Crusty old horror comics have played a significant role in the work of author Stephen King.

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By One's Own Hand, Then

On the one hand society at large relies on moral and theological arguments to ban suicide; on the other our world is plagued with destructive wars and suicidal conflicts.

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Something to Do with Death

By manipulating mankind’s fear of death, organized religion clearly emerges as the most ruthless and totalitarian authority institution in the history of the world.

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