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Suddenly in the Dark (Go Yeong-nam, 1981)

“Suddenly in the Dark makes its North American debut with a reasonably strong Blu-ray transfer and some welcome bonus features.” Read the rest of the view at Slant Magazine. Advertisements

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International Horror Film Directors: Global Fear

I contributed a chapter to this new anthology from Intellect Ltd. on the films of Juan López Moctezuma, director of Mansion of Madness and Alucarda, both of which are available on DVD from boutique label Mondo Macabro. More information is … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: May 1 – May 8

Blow Out (Brian De Palma, 1981) – 5/5 De Palma’s masterpiece succeeds brilliantly both as paranoid political thriller and personal rumination on the profound power – the sympathetic magic – that results from putting sounds and images together. Features one … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: April 13 – 22

Pi (Darren Aronofsky, 1998) – 3/5 “The Aronofsky touch” – percussive editing, obsessive concern for obsessive characters, repetition as narrative detail and thematic building block, and self-mutilation as redemptive technique – is fully on display in his first feature. Harboring … Continue reading

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