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    Fantasia 2012: ‘Resolution’ will surprise and confound

    Resolution Directed by Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson USA, 2012 An exploration of urban legends, examining our eternal relationship with storytelling, Resolution begins as the story of two friends. Michael, whose life is on the right path, receives a disturbing video of his friend Chris, and decides to go to the backwoods in order to […] More

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    “Danger: Diabolik” – an absolute pulp masterpiece

      “Danger: Diabolik is an absolute pulp masterpiece.” Danger: Diabolik Directed by Mario Bava Italy / France – 1968 This super-stylish live-action adaptation of the popular (and still ongoing) 1960 Italian comic book, created by Milan sisters Angela & Luciana Giussani, is easily the best of the spate of ’60s European comic-strip/superhero movies (e.g., Fantomas). […] More

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    “Amer” & “Tenebrae” Double Bill

    London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts recently hosted a murderous double bill to celebrate the imminent Blu-Ray release of 2009’s postmodern Giallo homage Amer, directed by real world couple Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, both of whom were on hand to provide an insightful Q&A session after the screening, alongside a rare projection of the 1982 […] More

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    The Best Movies About Witches (Part 1)

    The following films will not be included on the list: The Harry Potter films (simply because there are far too many) The Devils (Some often consider the film’s plot similar to a witch hunt, but it’s really the cruel depiction of religion in general that drives the film.) Rosemary’s Baby (this film revolves around a […] More

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    A Fight for Horror Supremacy: Week 2

    It is the second week of the contest, and this is traditionally when we first start feeling a little horror burnout. This year was no exception, but I managed to trudge through it and watch 13 films, and some were even good. The week started on a high note with Lucio Fulci’s City of The […] More