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Tobe Hooper (Hopefully) Returns with ‘Djinn’

It’s fair to say Tobe Hooper has been off the grid lately. The famed director of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre hasn’t delivered a feature film since 2005’s Mortuary, an ‘80s throwback that had its charms, but was uneven at best. Now, Hooper is back with Djinn, a somewhat controversial movie that manages the thorny [...]

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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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Battle of the Nights of the Demons

As you probably know by now, there’s a(nother) horror (horrible?) remake headed our way. Someone has had the temerity to take on Kevin Tenney’s classic frightfest Night of the Demons and update it for modern audiences (you know, for kids). Due to the tone of the previous sentence, I bet you think I’m not happy [...]

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Angela Bettis—Queen of the independent scene

Angela Bettis is one of the most interesting actresses on the scene today, and I bet most of you don’t even know who she is. It’s okay. I doubt it would hurt her feelings. Bettis hasn’t exactly crafted a career that guarantees tabloid coverage or paparazzi abuse. On her journey, there have been stops and [...]

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