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Top 10 Horror Movie Islands!

Show of hands, how many of you have already punched your ticket to KONG: SKULL ISLAND this weekend? Seems a worthy investment considering how well received the flick has been so far. Take the plunge and report back with what you saw. But in the interim, we're going to be doing a little traveling of our own, and doing so with one question in mind: what makes an island setting such a perfect one...
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03.10.2017
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Top 10 Horror Movie Schizophrenics!

So, how many of you went and checked out SPLIT last weekend? Judging by the whopping $40 million it culled at the U.S. box-office, it would appear a whole lot of you guys and gals got down with M. Night Shyamalan's latest bona fide hit. Which, of course, got us to wondering... What is about schizophrenia or multiple personality disorder that's so damn unnerving? After-all, these sorts of...
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01.27.2017
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Dissecting Writer/Director Paul Schrader!

"I killed more screen characters in the first four films I wrote than I have since. I realized I had to stop writing violence." --- PAUL SCHRADER Paul Schrader is not only one of the most accomplished and trenchantly observed screenwriters who ever sat at the Underwood, he's become quite a gifted film director as well. No doubt informed by his filmmaking...
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08.16.2016
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The Test of Time: Cape Fear (1991)

We all have certain 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? Do they continue to be must see? So…the point of this here column is how a film stands against the Test of Time, if the thing holds up for a modern...
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01.28.2016
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Long lost Night of the Living Dead workprint unearthed?

This October has been a huge month for George A. Romero's horror classic (and one of my all-time favorite films) NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD , which celebrated the 47th anniversary of its premiere on October 1st. Coinciding with the Living Dead Weekend celebration, which was held during the second weekend of the month in the town that served as the film's primary shooting location,...
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10.19.2015
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese team up for Devil in the White City

Paramount just closed a deal on a Martin Scorsese picture based on a literary property. That's not entirely unusual news in the streets of Hollywood, but what makes it unusual is also the reason it's being reported on a horror site: Scorsese will be re-teaming with frequent star Leonardo DiCaprio (TITANIC, INCEPTION, CRITTERS 3) to create an adaptation of Erik...
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08.10.2015
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Top 10 Horror/Thrillers To Watch This 4th of July!

So friends, got any killer plans for the upcoming 4th of July weekend? Gonna hit the beach, fire up the grill, throw a case of brew on ice and blast-off the high-wattage fireworks package? If so, that sounds goddamn lovely! However, allow us to offer a little alternative. After-all, you're likely going to need a little respite from the preponderance of bombs, booze and barbeques set to drop on...
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06.26.2015
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Shutter Island to become an HBO series, Martin Scorsese to direct?

If you thought watching Leonardo DiCaprio get put through the ringer on SHUTTER ISLAND was the end of the tale, you should have your head examined. Paramount and HBO are apparently plotting "Ashecliffe" , a television series based on the Dennis Lehane novel and subsequent Martin Scorsese movie starring DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley and Michelle Williams....
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08.25.2014
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Original Vs. Remake: Cape Fear

Well, I certainly got hated on for the winner selected in our last Original Vs. Remake centering on the prequels made to The Exorcist. Everyone was on the side of the slow, boring, and not scary (IMO) Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist as opposed to the better-paced Exorcist: The Beginning. Okay, I am willing to concede... that both flicks basically sucked. For today's Original Vs....
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07.16.2014
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Dissecting Actress Vera Farmiga!

ACTRESS VERA FARMIGA! Damn, how good of an actor is Vera Farmiga? Seriously, who'd ever have thought the sexy blue-eyed stunner would become, if not an outright new generational scream queen of sorts, at least a formidable horror mainstay? I sure as hell didn't! After-all, Vera has essayed every genre under the sun, from intense drama (DOWN TO THE BONE, UP IN...
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03.04.2014
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