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Shades of (Karen) Black: 'Trilogy of Terror' or the Deadliest Fetishes

These stories play with fire and do what tales of horror and the macabre are supposed to: transmute real social fears into metaphorical charades for our unsettling entertainment so we don't know which end is up.

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Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection

There should be room in our collective imagination for a hero who makes mistakes, lots of them, and still saves the day -- these are films that should be owned.

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Hollywood Dreams

Jaglom's career-long desire to wring every drop of truth from a moment converges with a unified, satisfying viewing experience that ranks with the better work of Woody Allen or John Sayles.

Jesse McClean
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Part 3: The Stellar '70s

When it comes to post-modern moviemaking, everyone stereotypes the Me Decade as the genre's defining moment. In this case -- as illustrated by the 10 films that represent it -- the categorization is more than accurate.

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Teknolust (2002)

Tilda Swinton is perfectly suited to Leeson's cyberfeminist project.

Daniel Mudie Cunningham
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The Great Gatsby (1974)

Raises a perennial question: if they can make a decent movie out of The Bridges of Madison County, why not a great one out of one of the best novels of the 20th century?"

Jesse Hassenger
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House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

It's not even Blair Witch II, which pretty much makes it the worst movie ever set in the woods.

Jesse Hassenger
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