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Ken Russell Has Left the Planet

Legendary British filmmaker Ken Russell, the notorious director known for boundary-pushing films such as Women in Love, Altered States and The Devils, has died at 84 following a series of strokes. For an artist who’s been called an iconoclast, a maverick and a genius — one with a professed love for consciousness-altering drugs — Russell [...]

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Horror Noir—Tell-Tale

I love noir. On film or on the page, it makes no difference. Its stories take place in world just left of our own, a reality that’s at once both heightened and concrete. Webster defines noir as “crime fiction featuring cynical characters and bleak settings,” and while that’s accurate, noir is so much more. It’s [...]

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Horror—Stuck

There’s lots of talk about what is and isn’t horror. Usually, the discussion centers on films like Psycho or Silence of the Lambs, or even entire genres like slasher or giallo flicks. While it’s generally agreed these all fall under the umbrella of horror, it can be argued that they don’t. But there are also [...]

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Reyna Young—Making it up as she goes

You never know what you can do until you try. And if you don’t believe it, allow me to introduce you to one Ms. Reyna Young. Once upon a time, Reyna decided she wanted to be a filmmaker, so she started a production company and she made a film. And then she made another…and another…and…well, [...]

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