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“How’d It Get Burned?!” ‘Wicker Man’ Roller Coaster Opening Spring 2018

    Fans of the original 1973 or the flop 2006 remake of The Wicker Man can now scream as loud as they want at Alton Towers Resort’s upcoming roller coaster of the same name. On January 8th, Alton Towers announced the new ride and the opening date, as it’s now under construction. Alton Towers […]

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Taiwan’s Highest Grossing Horror Film ‘The Tag-Along 2’ Will Haunt The U.S. This February

  A new supernatural film is coming from across the ocean, Taiwan’s highest grossing horror film, The Tag-Along 2, will arrive in the U.S. this February.  The follow-up to 2015’s hit horror film centers on a social worker who discovers a video of her missing, pregnant teenage daughter being led away by a “little girl […]

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The Avant-Garde Charm Of ‘A Page Of Madness’

    When we think of Japanese Horror (J Horror) we think of movies like Ju-on (‘The Grudge’) Ringu (‘The Ring’) and classics like Kwaidan but those we’re dealing with the supernatural, things that some will feel they have a zero and donuts chance of encountering or telling themselves “It’s just a movie.” But an experimental […]

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Movie Review: ‘Deliver Us’ Is A Disturbingly Uncomfortable Revelation

Forget what you know or what you think you know of exorcism, based om what you’ve seen in the movies – specifically The Exorcist. Here you will find no heads spinning nor will you see satanic messages being scratched into the flesh of the possessed individual. You will also NOT bear witness to people being […]

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Danish Zombie Flick ‘Escaping the Dead’ Unleashes Its Trailer

  From writers-directors-producers Martin Sonntag and Bastain Brinch Pedersen comes, Escaping the Dead, a film inspired by a series of articles about the deathdrug “Krokodil” that was published about the same period of time when Ronald Poppo had his face eaten by a naked man hooked on bathsalt in Miami.,   Escaping the Dead begins on […]

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Making a Killing

…with “other things being equal, simpler explanations are generally better than more complex ones.” — Occam’s Razor Read the above statement on Occam’s Razor. This post is about the “docuseries” Making a Murderer, the Netflix “docuseries” that has a second season coming. This post is not about whether Steven Avery is guilty or innocent. It […]

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Robert Altman & Popeye vs. Cynema

A few myths need to be dispelled about the 1980 Robin Williams film,  Popeye. It was NOT a boxoffice failure. It was made for 20 million and grossed well over 60 million. While deemed a “disappointment” by Paramount Pictures, it hardly failed.       2. It is NOT Robin Williams’s worst film. I will argue it […]

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