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A Tale of Two Sisters

Tuesday, Oct. 26

A few years ago, the text we wrote to introduce the Korean film The Host to the “A Nightmare on Franklin Street” series decried the travesty of Western audiences’ blind spot for Korean horror. While

Tuesday, October 26

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Creepshow

Saturday, Oct. 23

Want to get scared but have a short attention span? We’ve got just the thing. It’s Stephen King’s Creepshow, a horror anthology movie directed by the famed George Romero and starting Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau

Saturday, October 23

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The Shining

Monday, Oct. 25

A few years ago a documentary was released called Room 237, about a group of obsessive people who believe that Stanley Kubrick was trying to send the world a message through The Shining. That message

Monday, October 25

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Beetlejuice

Saturday, Oct. 23

Consider this timeline: director Tim Burton makes Pee-wee’s Big Adventure in 1985 with huge financial success. As a result, Warner Bros. is willing to pay for him to develop a script for the next movie

Saturday, October 23

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Not sure what to do with the spawn after school on those early-release Mondays? How about special “Mummy & Me” screenings of family favorites like Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas at 3:00pm? Presented

Monday, October 25

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Psycho

Sunday, Oct. 24

Psycho is based on a book of the same name by Robert Bloch. During its writing, Bloch was living 35 miles away from the real-life murders of Ed Gein, a serial killer who flayed his

Sunday, October 24

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Does The Rocky Horror Picture Show need any introduction? It’s a cultural artifact with unlimited lifespan — it creates new audiences for itself each screening, and will most likely continue to be shown in theatres

Friday, October 22

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The Fly

Thursday, Oct. 21

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the event horizon of genre earnestness creeps ever closer; sincerely intended movies even ten or fifteen years old seem goofy and campy now. And the threshold seems even

Thursday, October 21

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THEM!

Thursday, Oct. 21

The 1950s were drenched in schlocky, gimmicky horror and sci-fi pictures that got churned out in backlots and piped into cinemas all over the country as fast as the negatives could get processed. But THEM!

Thursday, October 21

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Raw

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Here in 2021, French neo-Ballardian director Julia Docournau just won the Palme d’Or for Titane, a candy-dipped nightmare of a movie about a woman who gets impregnated by a car. But back in 2016, audiences

Wednesday, October 20

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