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The Evil Dead (1981)

“Kill her if you can, loverboy.” The Evil Dead may not have invented the cabin in the woods trope, and I wouldn’t even say that it perfected it, but God is this movie fun. Sam Raimi starts his career at the … Continue reading

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Videodrome (1983)

“Television is reality, and reality is less than television.”  In a compulsive effort to expand by Blu-Ray collection, I was intrigued by the Criterion release of Cronenberg’s Videodrome. I think body horror is exciting in a niche sort of way, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Alien (1979)

“A survivor… unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.” In light of the new movie dropping this summer, I decided to pull the original Alien off the shelf and take a look at the movie that started not only a franchise but an … Continue reading

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Halloween (1978)

“It’s Halloween. Everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” There’s really no subset of the horror genre more recognizable these days than the slasher flick. A crazed villain with a sharp weapon wreaks havoc on some unsuspecting teenagers. It’s a formula … Continue reading

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Funny Games (1997)

“You shouldn’t forget the importance of entertainment.” Nine years ago, I remember seeing a trailer on TV for Funny Games, a 2007 horror flick about a home invasion and a wager that the family involved would not live to see … Continue reading

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