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Details unwrapped for Canadian special edition of Black Christmas

Director Bob Clark's 1983 film A CHRISTMAS STORY is a holiday classic. TBS shows it for 24 hours straight every year on Christmas, and I never let a Christmas go by without at least one viewing of it. Nine years before making that one, Clark made another Christmas movie that may not be as widely known and celebrated as A CHRISTMAS STORY, but it is a classic in its own right....
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Original Vs. Remake: Black Christmas

There were zero suspicions with the result of our last Original Vs. Remake which had John Carpenter's The Thing easily besting it's 2011 remake/prequel. Although some people took issue with the fact that the 2011 was definitely way more prequel than remake, we still say it so closely parallels Carpenter's film that it rightfully deserved to battle in this column. Thank you very much....
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Top 10 Jaws Rip-Offs!

Holy T.S. Quint! Can you believe JAWS turns 40 years old next June? Fucking crazy, despite how timeless the infamously-difficult-to-make Spielberg classic still feels all these years later. Let's be real, JAWS is not only a master-class in first rate filmmaking, remember, it also spawned the modern day blockbuster - which doubles its importance when discussing the annals of cinematic impact....
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Top 10 Genre Movie Cops!

How many of you are pumped to peep Eric Bana kicks some supernatural ass in DELIVER US FROM EVIL next week? We are for sure...especially considering how the Scott Derickson flick is based on an actual NYPD case file. F*cking craziness! In the flick, Bana plays a New York cop who must team up with a priest who has intimate knowledge on all things exorcism related, in order to solve a rash of...
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The Test of Time: Black Christmas (1974)

We all have movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? So…the point of this here column is whether of not a film stands the test of time. I’m not gonna question whether it’s still a good flick, but if the...
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Don't f*ck with the Sax! Dissecting Actor John Saxon!

ACTOR JOHN SAXON! Happy horror-days friends! With the season of Yule firmly upon us, we've decided to tie-in this week's Dissection with a Christmas theme. And really, is there a better movie to celebrate this time of year with than Bob Clark's psychological-slasher-classic BLACK CHRISTMAS ? Hell no! But instead of taking a look at the late great Clark's...
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Kill of the Day: Tenebre (1982)

Today I was feeling a bit choppy so I decided to go with another Dario Argento gem for today's Kill of the Day. Remember when I said choppy? Well that's because today's clip is the vicious ax scene from Argento's TENEBRE. In the scene this chick gets cut down a peg or two and the blood flows like water! Some pretty awesome stuff. Scroll on down and check it out. Tenebre (1982)...
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Kill of the Day: Black Christmas (1974)

With Christmas only a few days away did you guys actually think I'd stray away from the holiday at this point? Of course not! I've been treating you all to Christmas-themed Kill of the Days to help get you in the spirit so why would I stop now? For today's clip we're going back to 1974 and the original BLACK CHRISTMAS. In this scene the pesky Mrs. Mac finds something she really...
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