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Bad Detective—Dylan Dog: Dead of Night

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night has almost everything a movie needs for me to like it. It has a game cast. It falls into the horror noir genre. It’s chock full of monsters. It’s set in New Orleans. It looks great. And it’s based on a comic book. Come on, what else does one need [...]

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The Crazies (1973)

As I’ve noted before, George A. Romero, whose career has now spanned more than 40 years, is much more than just “the zombie guy.” He’s an overtly political filmmaker whose films comprise a veritable scrapbook of the times in which they were made. But I don’t want to spoil your fun. He’s also a pulpy, [...]

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George’s Intervention

Everyone knows horror is cyclical. We latch onto one monster, wring all we can out of it and move on to the next. These days, it’s vampires—Asian vampire priests, sexy Southern vampires, brooding teen vampires. Just a couple of years ago, it was zombies—slow zombies, fast zombies, droll British zombies. One could say vampires are [...]

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Texas Blood Bath Festival 2009

What’s the last Texas blood bath you remember? Did it perchance involve a guy named Leatherface? Well, then it’s definitely been too long. You need to hightail it over to Bellmead, TX, next weekend (November 13─15) for three days of thrills and chills at the Texas Blood Bath Film Festival, where you’ll see some of [...]

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