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Horror

HiT Reviews: ‘The Glass Castle,’ ‘Annabelle: Creation’
1 week ago

HiT Reviews: ‘The Glass Castle,’ ‘Annabelle: Creation’

Hollywood loves reboots, remakes and dysfunctional families. And not necessarily in that order.

The more combative, the better, for clans that just can’t get along.

That means Jeannette Walls’ “The …
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‘Annabelle’ Scribe Shares Franchise’s Simple Secrets
2 weeks ago

‘Annabelle’ Scribe Shares Franchise’s Simple Secrets

Gary Dauberman says the creepy star of the “Annabelle” series is the gift that keeps on giving. And she doesn’t even draw a salary.

We’re talking about the titular doll, …
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Why We Need a ‘Black Tide Rising’ Zombie TV Show
3 weeks ago

Why We Need a ‘Black Tide Rising’ Zombie TV Show

There’s never been a better time to be a zombie enthusiast.

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” remains one of cable’s most beloved shows. “Fear the Walking Dead” from the same channel …
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‘Killing Ground’ Wallows in Aussie Horror’s Mean Streak
1 month ago

‘Killing Ground’ Wallows in Aussie Horror’s Mean Streak

Torture and Aussie filmmakers go together like peas and cah-rots.

Director Greg McLean’s 2005 shocker “Wolf Creek” proved so irredeemably cruel it nearly chased Roger Ebert out of the theater.


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The One Thing That Makes ‘Species’ Franchise Unique
1 month ago

The One Thing That Makes ‘Species’ Franchise Unique

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Science Fiction has always delved into the lure of sex, either as subtext or as a central theme.

For a genre that famously explores the human experience, pushing the boundaries …
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Why This Low Budget Horror Director Just Wouldn’t Quit
1 month ago

Why This Low Budget Horror Director Just Wouldn’t Quit

It took four years to get to this point.

The release of “Capps Crossing,” a horror/thriller I wrote and directed, has made it to theaters and Video on Demand.

It …
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‘Another Evil’ Director Reveals Horror/Comedy Secret
4 months ago

‘Another Evil’ Director Reveals Horror/Comedy Secret

Carson Mell had a strict rule on the set of his horror comedy “Another Evil.” Don’t be funny.

Mell, a “Silicon Valley” writer directing his first feature film, wanted his …
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Bible-Quoting Killer to Haunt Home Video in May
5 months ago

Bible-Quoting Killer to Haunt Home Video in May

“Enter the sadistic world of ‘The Imam,’ a Koran-quoting serial killer who has a small NJ town gripped with fear.”

Imagine the greeting that horror film would inspire. CAIR would …
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‘Here Alone’ Will Lull Zombie Fans to Sleep
5 months ago

‘Here Alone’ Will Lull Zombie Fans to Sleep

It’s hard to knock a well acted, ambitious zombie film trying to add new layers to the genre.

But here we go all the same.

“Here Alone” is like one …
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HiT Reviews: ‘T2 Trainspotting,’ ‘Raw’
5 months ago

HiT Reviews: ‘T2 Trainspotting,’ ‘Raw’

Some sequels all but demand to be watched with your arms folded against your chest.

Take “Zoolander 2,” one of 2016’s biggest duds. What was the purpose, beyond reminding us …
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