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Breakout Hit Horror Series ‘Infidel’ To Be Collected Into Trade Paperback This September

Infidel

The complete series of the critically acclaimed, powerful new horror story INFIDEL—by bestselling writer and former Vertigo editor Pornsak Pichetshote and artist Aaron Campbell—will be collected into trade paperback and available this September. This tautly woven series tackles controversial topics in race and racism and how it can affect people …

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All-New Horror Anthology Series ‘Guillermo Del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight Coming Soon To Netflix

Guillermo Del Toro

Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight is coming soon to Netflix.  In this new genre-defining anthology series, acclaimed Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will present a collection of personally curated stories, that are both equally sophisticated and horrific. With this first live-action series, del Toro and Netflix extend …

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Mario Bava Wouldn’t Hurt a Fly

To view A Bay of Blood click here. A Bay of Blood (1971) shares something in common with Friday the 13th (1980), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and Brazil (1985). The first commonality is obvious as A Bay of Blood was clearly a huge influence on Friday the 13th (director Sean S. Cunningham cribs Mario Bava’s […]

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Boris Karloff is The Body Snatcher (1945)

To view The Body Snatcher click here. Director Robert Wise is widely regarded as a journeyman filmmaker with no defining traits or distinct talents. In The American Cinema: Directors And Directions 1929-1968 critic Andrew Sarris famously labeled Wise’s output as “strained seriousness” asserting that the director’s “stylistic signature . . . is indistinct to the […]

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Women at War: Onibaba (1964)

To view Onibaba click here. In feudal Japan, war is being waged between Imperial forces loyal to the reigning emperor and those who support the shogun. Samurai warriors wearing expensive armor and carrying powerful weapons fight side by side with peasant farmers conscripted into military service. Amid this bloody chaos women, children and the elderly suffer […]

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Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother! Slaughtered At Box Office

mother!

Darren Aronofsky’s mother! stalled in its domestic box-office debut, grossing an estimated $7.5 million from 2,368 theaters after receiving a rare F CinemaScore and facing competition from the blockbuster It. mother!, a psychological horror-thriller, supplanted The House at the End of the Street to mark the lowest nationwide launch of Jennifer Lawrence’s …

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Dueling Delons: Spirits of the Dead (1968)

To view Spirits of the Deadclick here. FilmStruck is currently streaming 11 films featuring Alain Delon as part of their “Icons: Alain Delon” theme and for the next 4 weeks I’ll be spotlighting a few of my favorite titles in this collection. To learn more about the French actor please see a previous post I […]

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The Sad, Soulful Shivers of The Others (2001)

To view The Others click here. A couple of weeks ago, British newspaper The Guardian provoked some vocal reactions from more than a few film fans with an article called “How post-horror movies are taking over cinema,” which made the case that the recent spate of indie films dealing with supernatural tropes represents some evolutionary […]

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Animal Passions: Cat People (1942)

To view Cat People click here. This year marks the 75th anniversary of Cat People (1942) and subscribers can currently catch this ferocious film on the Criterion Channel of FilmStruck through June 30, 2017. Cat People is one of the most influential horror movies made during the 1940s and due to its reputation among historians […]

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