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‘Re-Animator: The Musical’ Knocking ‘Em Dead

Movie fans have long loved director Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator, renowned for its twisted sense of humor and copious gore. Now, this horror gem is gaining a whole new audience. Gordon has recently taken his 1985 cult classic and, ahem, re-animated it as Re-Animator: The Musical, a tune-filled stage production that’s been packing them in since [...]

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Once Again, With Feeling—The Frankenstein Syndrome

One of the best tests of a story’s merit is its ability to be adapted. If it’s truly good, it can span eras and be repeatedly refashioned into something more, something relevant for a new age. By this measure, Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus is surely one of the great tales. [...]

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Meet the Beetle—Sick Girl

In 2002, Mick Garris, director and frequent Stephen King interpreter, began hosting a series of recurring dinners with some friends who also just happened to be renowned horror filmmakers—people like Stuart Gordon, Dario Argento, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Mary Lambert and Lucky McKee, among many others. It was kind of an Algonquin Round Table of [...]

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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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