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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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The Omen (1976)

The wife of an American diplomat in Rome loses her baby in childbirth, but she doesn’t know that. Considering how distressed she would be, her husband decides to replace the child with a baby from the orphanage at the Catholic … Continue reading

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The Ruins (2008)

I think I would’ve enjoyed The Ruins a lot more if I hadn’t read the book first. This is another Suburban Americans Out Of Their Element tale in the same family as Deliverance and The Descent. Some young American tourists … Continue reading

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The Bad Seed (1956)

The Creepy Kid movie plays on what I imagine must be first and foremost thought on every parent’s mind as they brush their teeth each morning, look in the mirror and ask themselves: How do I keep my kid from becoming a serial killer? Continue reading

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