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  • Maybe it's a just a sign of the Blumhouse-era horror-movie world we find ourselves in, but there's something refreshing about a scare flick that (a) actually shows you its monster occasionally and (b) gives you a definite reason to be afraid of...

  • 1 month ago | Film and TV

    Maybe it's a just a sign of the Blumhouse-era horror-movie world we find ourselves in, but there's something refreshing about a scare flick that (a) actually shows you its monster occasionally and (b) gives you a definite reason to be afraid of it...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    It's rare for a franchise, especially in the horror genre, to actually get better as it progresses — doubly so if the final part of said progression is a TV series. Yet in six-part miniseries form, currently airing on the you-didn't-know-you-had-i...

  • With his stringy mop of hair and ever-unshaven face, Rhys Ifans seems like he probably came out of his mother's womb looking like a burned-out rock star, so it's about time he played one. As the title character in Len and Company, he's a...

  • Warning: There's a very real danger that after you watch the dazzling 4K restoration of this 1967 Taiwanese martial-arts classic, you'll never again be able to champion scratchy grindhouse prints with cheesy dubs. Popping with Technicolor-ish...

  • "I don't like the handicapped," opines teen delinquent Malony (Rod Paradot) in Standing Tall's lone moment of indirect, self-reflexive humor. "They're weird. They're scary. They make weird noises." He is, of course, emotionally...

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