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The Microcosmic Horror of Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange has never been the most popular superhero. He’s an oddity, he doesn’t fit the Marvel formula, and often his writers don’t do him justice. He’s usually a supporting character, functioning as a deus ex machina in someone else’s story. But Doctor Strange’s solo adventures are as compelling as any Avenger’s, and these tales…
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Fantastic Fest ’15 First Wave: Bone Tomahawk, Turkish Madness, Fox Fairies
There’s nothing like Fantastic Fest. If there’s anything I’ve hoped to accomplish in film writing, it’s getting readers out to film festivals. The atmosphere, the discovery, the shared love is incredible. Perhaps no more so than at Fantastic Fest, the Austin and Alamo Drafthouse-based genre festival full of the thrilling and the bizarre. Taking place…
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Trailer: Prepare Yourself for Goodnight Mommy
Goodnight Mommy is horrifying. One of the best movies of the year, this artfully constructed Austrian nightmare from directors Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz is a disquieting, unreal upsetting piece of work. It fucking rules and is coming for you this September from Radius-TWC.
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Scream Renewed by MTV for a Second Season
MTV has picked up Scream for a second season MTV today announced the second season pick-up of its hit series “Scream” with Dimension Television. More than 21 million viewers have tuned in to the debut season of “Scream” on-air and the series has generated another 7.9 million streams across platforms.  MTV Executive Vice President of…
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Nowhere to Go: It Follows and The Ring
Out now on VOD, DVD & Blu-ray is It Follows, David Robert Mitchell’s tremendous horror film. I’m fortunate to be featured on the disc as part of the Critics’ Commentary, and I’ve seen kind words in relation to the track, as well as my chunk and observations on It Follows‘ double feature potential with The Ring. Here, I…
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