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Religion in Genre: On Pro-Faith Horror Films
God doesn’t give warning. When it’s time for the mighty, unshakeable man upstairs to point his finger at the ants below, he doesn’t give pause to signify his hammer; he just unleashes his fury and calls it justice. 
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Is Kid-Friendly Horror Making a Comeback?
There’s no decade us horror fans are more nostalgic about than the 1980s, largely thanks to all the gory slasher flicks that dominated the era. But the 80s also represented a golden age for another sub-genre that’s fallen by the wayside in recent years: family-friendly horror. 
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Q&A: Mark Duplass, on The Lazarus Effect
In the first of his two Blumhouse films (and likely more to come), Mark Duplass doesn’t get to have all that much fun. Here, in The Lazarus Effect, it’s Olivia Wilde’s show; her resurrected, black-eyed form hemorrhaging anguish and psychic ability. Instead, Duplass is a straight man, caught (as many classical horror figures are) in…
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The Beyond: Lucio Fulci’s Seven Notes in Black (aka The Psychic)
Lucio Fulci, the “Godfather of Gore,” is known for his fetishistic ocular violence, blood-soaked special effects, and dizzying predilection for pan, zoom, and rack-focus. But Fulci’s place in the annals of Italian horror cinema is still widely contested. Unlike his contemporary Dario Argento, now known as an auteur, Fulci built a reputation on derivative, cheaply…
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