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The 50 Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century

Here’s a revised and updated version of this list, to which I contributed 5 capsule reviews as well as the introduction.

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Black Christmas (Bob Clark, 1974)

“Bob Clark’s holiday-themed shocker Black Christmas gets a striking 2K upgrade and a thick-stacked slate of extras from Shout! Factory.” Read the whole review on Slant Magazine.

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The 50 Greatest Horror Films of the 21st Century

“Ever since audiences ran screaming from the premiere of Auguste and Louis Lumière’s 1895 short black-and-white silent documentary Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat, the histories of filmgoing and horror have been inextricably intertwined. Through the decades—and subsequent crazes … Continue reading

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“Daughters of Darkness” (1971) Harry Kümel Playing in Greensboro This Saturday Night

My film series, “Sinister Cinema 1932-1989” continues at The Greensboro School of Creativity, 900 Sixteenth Street, Greensboro, this Saturday night with a presentation of “Daughters of Darkness.”  http://on.fb.me/ruMc6Y International screen icon Delphine Seyrig (of Last Year at Marienbad fame) stars … Continue reading

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The Woman (Lucky McKee, 2011)

“The Woman is a slow-burning incendiary device, a brutal satire on the sanctity of the nuclear family and its conservative “values.”” Read my review of Lucky McKee’s impressive new film, opening in limited release this Friday, Oct. 14th, at Slant Magazine.

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Sinister Cinema Film Series 1932-1989 Playing Now in Greensboro

Sinister Cinema Film Series, 1932-1989 My film series at the Greensboro School of Creativity is well underway, and I wanted to share with readers the remainder of the screenings.  All films are shown on the School’s incredible 120″ screen, and … Continue reading

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