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13 FOR HALLOWEEN #10: Burke & Hare
2016-10-27 19:53
It’s not John Wayne or James Stewart or Lee Marvin or even Edmond O’Brien who gets the key line in John Ford’s ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’ – it&rsq&hell…Read More
13 FOR HALLOWEEN #7: Little Deaths
2016-10-21 09:26
‘Little Deaths’ is a British portmanteau film – though without the usual hokey framing device that ties the stories together – which pertains to explore the relations… Read More
13 FOR HALLOWEEN #5: Last Girl Standing
2016-10-16 19:20
The grim six-minute pre-credits sequence of Benjamin R. Moody’s ‘Last Girl Standings’ presents a litany of gore and woman-in-peril tropes that most horror movies would leav… Read More
13 FOR HALLOWEEN #4: Swiss Army Man
2016-10-14 20:13
So: the farting corpse movie. Which progressively becomes the talking corpse movie; the corpse with a stiffy movie; and the gender confused corpse movie. And which finally, sad to say, ident… Read More
13 FOR HALLOWEEN #3: The Conjuring 2
2016-10-12 21:09
‘The Conjuring’ came out of nowhere three years ago – the first truly great film on James Wan’s CV, benefiting from a slow-burn atmosphere, a cluster of great perform… Read More
13 FOR HALLOWEEN #2: Backtrack
2016-10-10 20:38
Michael Petroni’s ‘Backtrack’ goes through several tonal shifts before reaching its conclusion. It starts out almost as a re-imagining of his earlier ‘Till Human Voic… Read More
13 FOR HALLOWEEN #1: Bone Tomahawk
2016-10-08 14:26
As a subgenre, the western/horror hybrid is hardly overpopulated. Off the top of my head, I can think of ‘Grim Prairie Tales’, ‘Ravenous’, ‘Dead Man’, &ls&hell…Read More

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