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Amityville Horrible

The only fact about any of the Amityville Horror films is that the DeFeo family was murdered in their sleep inside the house on 112 Ocean Avenue. The real horror is what the surviving relatives of the murdered Defeo’s must endure every time one of these lousy films is made. Hollywood cynicism goes beyond making […]

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Seth Grahame-Smith To Write Beetlejuice 2

A legion of fans celebrated when Winona Ryder confirmed that Beetlejuice 2 was indeed happening. We now have new information about the long awaited sequel to the 1988 classic.     Pride and Prejudice and Zombies screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith will pen the Bettlejuice 2 script along side David Katzenberg, according to IMDb. Tim Burton will return to […]

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‘Salem’s Lot Sucks Like A Good Vampire Movie Should

“Barlow! He’s a vampire! He must be destroyed!”  — David Soul, Salem’s Lot That’s a line of dialogue from the cheesy and absolutely fun 1979 mini series, ‘Salem’s Lot. While it comes nowhere near the elegance and terror of the Stephen King novel, it totally avoids the cynicism and emptiness of the 2004 remake with […]

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Michael Dougherty Turns His Attention To Completing The Script For Trick ‘r Treat 2

Michael Dougherty’s latest film, Krampus, opened this weekend in theaters. Dougherty can now turn his attention back to completing his script for the sequel to his 2007 Halloween-themed anthology hit Trick ‘r Treat.     Dougherty had already begun working on the sequel before he took time off from the script to work on Krampus. News broke that […]

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Just Say No To George Lucas (Episode II)

It’s tempting to leave the brilliant Mr. Plinkett Star Wars prequel reviews to suffice for this post. I think they should be used in film classes everywhere. Red Letter Media’s brilliant look at what went wrong with the franchise is without equal and perfectly nails everything wrong with three installments that scarred memories and almost […]

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Is George Lucas THE PHANTOM MENACE? EPISODE I

George Lucas has been kicked around for the facial he gave us with the Star Wars prequels. While he’s taken a new drubbing in the media (Mostly as to why he’s not directing new Star Wars films/not asked to), it all adds to the hype for the upcoming Episode VII, but take a look: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/13/george-lucas-star-wars-episode-vii_n_6462960.html […]

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