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Oh look, it’s another ‘Halloween’ sequel

4/10 After 40 years, it’s finally here — the 11th Halloween movie! Yeah, there are 10 others, but this one is different! This one ignores the preceding continuity — well, the 10, 20 and 30 year anniversary sequels all did … Continue reading

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Lights Out is an instant classic in every sense of the phrase

Lights Out is a stellar horror film that walks the line between terrifying and fun, but before that, it’s a happy ending for a genius short. After a pulse-pounding introduction in which a shadowy woman kills Paul (Billy Burke), Lights Out follows … Continue reading

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Solid scares, likable cast, but Conjuring 2 is nothing new

Rhiannon Saegert @missmusetta If Insidious 4 The Conjuring 2 really is scarier than the original, it’s because by now, the people making these films have abandoned storytelling in favor of doing what they do best — decent scares. The film begins … Continue reading

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Wes Craven dead at 76

Wes Craven, who destroyed and rebuilt horror as a genre almost once per decade over a 40 year career, died of brain cancer last night in his Los Angeles home. Craven is best known for his seminal works, 1972’s Last House on the Left, 1984’s A … Continue reading

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