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    ‘The Innkeepers’ is a rare gem

    The Innkeepers Directed and Written by Ti West USA, 2011 Fantasia imdb Chuck Jones directed a trilogy of horror cartoons (Scaredy Cat, 1948, Claws for Alarm, 1954 and Jumpin’ Jupiter, 1955) featuring Porky Pig blissfully unaware that his life is in danger, while his pet cat, – Sylvester, naturally – only too aware of the […] More

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    2011: The year’s best movie moments (part 2)

      Most moviegoers can agree on one thing: there were way too many movies this year. If you’re (un)fortunate enough to live in New York, you had the opportunity to see around 600 new features come and go; the rest of us didn’t get that many fewer. That means that anyone who’s been put in […] More

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    2011: The year’s best movie moments (part 1)

    Most moviegoers can agree on one thing: there were way too many movies this year. If you’re (un)fortunate enough to live in New York, you had the opportunity to see around 600 new features come and go; the rest of us didn’t get that many fewer. That means that anyone who’s been put in a […] More

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    The Best Movie Posters of 2011

    Movie poster artists are without a doubt some of the most vital yet overlooked contributors to cinematic history. Long before the invention of the television and the internet, filmmakers relied on movie posters to persuade audiences to watch their films. Ever since the late 19th century, posters (or then simple 8 x 10 inch lobby […] More

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    Finally A Trailer For Ti West’s ‘The Innkeepers’

    Ti West has quickly become of of our favorite genre filmmakers here at Sound On Sight. House Of The Devil landed on our list of best films from 2010 and Roost recently landed on my list of best vampire films ever made. I have a feeling his latest work, The Innkeepers will also top Sound […] 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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    Movie Murmurs Crew’s FrightFest 2011 Podcast Part 2

    Every year Sound On Sight contributor Al White rounds up his buddies after spending five long days watching endless genre films at FrightFest, to record a podcast. This year they recorded three. Here is part 2. FRIGHTFEST is back!!!! Or rather, it’s over now, but not to worry – you can relive every gruesome, bone-chilling, […] More

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    Fantastic Fest 2011 Second Wave Of Films Announced

    Fantastic Fest is an annual film festival in Austin, Texas, founded in 2005 by Tim League of Alamo Drafthouse, Harry Knowles of Ain’t It Cool News, Paul Alvarado-Dykstra, and Tim McCanlies, writer of The Iron Giant and Secondhand Lions. The festival which focuses on genre films such as horror, science fiction, fantasy, action, Asian, and […] More

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    Fantasia 2011: ‘Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark’ – ‘The Innkeepers’ – ‘Absentia’ – ‘Marianne’

    In Part One of our epic two-part sort-of wrap-up to the Fantasia Film Festival here in Montreal, we take on a motley crew of some of the most-discussed genre movies on display. First up: Mike Flanagan’s Absentia, a moody, microbudget thriller partially funded through Kickstarter; Troy Nixey’s Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, a remake […] More

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