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Say Hello to Your New ‘Carrie’

That’s right, the freakishly talented (and freakishly busy) 15-year-old Chloë Grace Moretz has been crowned your new Carrie by director Kimberly Peirce. Don your crown, Chloë, then smile and wave to your subjects while you can, for they will soon perish in a blazing inferno at your hand…umm, mind…eh, whatever. Peirce (Boys Don’t Cry) is [...]

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I Want to Live in ‘Corman’s World’

It’s hard to overestimate Roger Corman’s significance. As the director of low-budget fare like It Conquered the World and Creature from the Haunted Sea, Corman is often regarded as a schlockmeister. And though that may be true, Corman is also a groundbreaking filmmaker without whom the landscape of contemporary cinema would look very different. Thankfully, [...]

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It’s Hammer Time

Today, we’re going to take a break from Universal Studios horror to hop the pond for a visit with Universal’s spiritual (or should I say “infernal”) cousin in terror, Hammer Films. All month long, it’s been “Hammer Horror” night every Friday on TCM. Sadly, tonight is the final group of films—but it’s a really good [...]

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Let’s Play Catch-up—Three short summer reviews

As you’ve no doubt noticed, I’ve been on a bit of a summer schedule lately. Yes, I’ve been working and writing, but I’ve also been trying to build in a little laziness as well. (Wait, does it count as laziness if you schedule it?) Also, I’ve seen a couple of flicks (some horror, some not) [...]

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