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    When Comedy Meets Horror

    Last year, just before Halloween, I wrote a list titled the Greatest Comedy Horrors. There were many omissions, oversights and even more films that I just hadn’t heard of before as recommended by you, the reader. Last time it was about the greatest, no such ambition is being upheld this time, a lot of these […] More

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    Supporting Actors: The Overlooked and Underrated (part 3 of 5)

    Nicol Williamson as Merlin in Excalibur (John Boorman, 1981, UK): Turning in by far the best acting in Boorman’s epic, Williamson sets the bar for all other interpretations of the Merlin character. Best known as an acclaimed stage actor with a history of incredibly unprofessional behavior, this is Williamson’s most memorable film role and will […] More

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    2011: A Year of Uprooting and Rebooting Eras

    Remakes, “re-adaptations”, and “re-imaginings” have been a frequent occurrence in cinema throughout much of its history, alongside the franchise “reboot” concept that has become particularly commonplace in the last decade. 2011, however, saw a rather curious trend of remakes of films and TV shows, either formerly original concepts or previous adaptations themselves, where the original’s […] More

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    Greatest Horror Comedies

      The latest list in sound of sights month long look at the greatest horror films ever is taking a different look on the horror genre. There is a very narrow line that divides finding something funny and scary, which is exactly the sort of film this list is celebrating. As a genre there is […] More

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    Best Horror Films / Thrillers of 2011

    Filmmakers have continued to push boundaries and find new innovative ways to elicit the emotions of fear, disgust and horror from viewers. Since Alfred Hitchcock directors strived to provoke viewer’s nightmares, hidden fears, revulsions and terror of the unknown. Although a good deal of it is about the supernatural, others have focused more on a […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio: The B-Sides – ‘Fright Night’ – ‘Devil’s Double’ – ‘One Day’

    This is what we like to call the B-sides, a series of bonus podcasts produced and hosted by Sound On Sight staff writers, outside of the regular Sound On Sight radio hosts.  During this episode Josh Youngerman and Kate Kulzick wrestle with Lee Tamahori’s latest drama The Devil’s Double with Dominic Cooper, praise Fright Night, […] More

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    ‘Fright Night’ Trailer

    Watch the first trailer for the remake of Fright Night directed by Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl) from a script by Marti Noxon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer). The film stars Colin Farrell and Anton Yelchin and is set for release in 3D. Here is the official plot synopsis: Senior Charlie Brewster (Anton Yelchin) […] More