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The Neon Demon

{cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls}  “I know how I look. What’s wrong with that?” Last night I finally go to see Nicolas Winding Refn’s epic shock porn horror art piece, The Neon Demon, which many of the people at Cannes deemed as “trash,” and walked out of. A few people in the theater with me last

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Pet Semetary

It may be complete and utter madness, but this year I’ve decided to start with a “retrospective” theme again. Last year was Wes Craven, but this year I’m focusing on horror films based on the works of Stephen King … which is likely to get very, very painful since so few of them are great.

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Room 237

{Cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls} “This is not “The Making of The Shining.” This is not a biography of Stanley Kubrick. This is: After the film has left the filmmaker’s hands, how does the audience grapple with it and make sense of it?” ~ Director Rodney Ascher from an interview with Vulture After viewing a film (in particular,

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[Rec]3: Genesis

{Cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls}  Sometimes when filmmakers continue their horror film franchises, it doesn’t work out so well (I’m looking at you, Paranormal Activity). But while [Rec] 3: Genesis is admittedly the campiest film in Director Paco Plaza’s zombie trilogy, it’s still a nice follow-up to his previous creations, and he manages to keep changing it up enough that

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Lovely Molly

{Cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls}  Opening with a “found footage” sequence (expected by Director Eduardo Sanchez, one-half of the writing and directing team that brought us The Blair Witch Project) packed with intense emotion, Lovely Molly then backtracks to start at the beginning. Scraping together money to start their new life together, young married couple Molly and Tim

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The Pact

{Cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls}  While I think overall The Pact is a solid thriller, it’s also one of those movies that’s way better if you don’t know too much about it. Sisters Nichole and Annie don’t exactly agree on how to handle their mother’s death—but when Nichole goes missing, Annie (Caity Lotz – who had a memorable

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The Shape wishes you a Happy Halloween

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! For my “trick” today, I got to experience catastrophic hard drive failure, and have spent all day trying to restore and back-up files. So uh, yeah. I’m behind on my 31 Days of Horror postings – and there’s no chance of catching up tonight. It’s cool to just pretend November is still October,

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