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The Cat People (1942)

A man marries a mysterious woman from Serbia who tells a strange legend about people who look and act like cats. They drift further apart due to her erratic behavior, and we begin to wonder if she isn’t one of … Continue reading

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Maniac (1980)

A guy murders a series of women, then dies somehow. Or is he really dead? Hmm. I guess I have to find something nice to say about this movie. You can always find something nice to say, and you should … Continue reading

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Dead of Night (1945)

Dead of Night is a cracking good classic horror anthology film, brought to you by Britain’s Ealing Studios. The story interconnecting a series of shorter sketches – probably one of the best such “wraparound” stories I’ve seen – involves an … Continue reading

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The Mist (2007)

You’ll remember Frank Darabont from The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile, two films he wrote and directed before The Mist. Though it’s not in the same caliber as those two films (Shawshank is on my short list of best … Continue reading

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Fright Night (1985)

People my age usually remember Chris Sarandon from one of two movies: The Princess Bride or Fright Night. Fright Night bills itself as a horror-comedy. I would argue that most American horror movies – particularly from the 80’s – have … Continue reading

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