Something is rotten in the state of the Commonwealth.
Meta-Horror in BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON
One of the best intertextual horror films out there: a deconstructionist look at the slasher sub-genre.
American Gods – Season 1, Episode 8: “Come to Jesus”
In Kentucky, Wednesday and Shadow visit with Ostara a.k.a Easter. Things get tense when others show up.
SCREAM Slashes to the Core of Media Exploitation
Craven's influential, innovative slasher took horror to a new level in the '90s.
Uwe Gets Confused & Preachy with RAMPAGE: PRESIDENT DOWN
Uwe Boll's third film of the RAMPAGE trilogy flies way off the mark.
Videodrome: Medium, Message, Metaphysics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFHey3utk0I Videodrome. 1983. Directed & Written by David Cronenberg. Starring James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky, Leslie Carlson, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman, Julie Khaner, Reiner Schwarz, David Bolt, Lally Cadeau, Henry Gomez, Harvey Chao, David Tsubouchi, & Kay Hawtrey. Canadian Film Development Corporation/Famous Players/Filmplan International/Guardian Trust Company/Victor Solnicki Productions. Rated R. 87 minutes. …
Haneke’s Cache: White Colonial Guilt Under a Voyeurist Microscope
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_ZtfuvxpEw Caché. 2005. Directed & Written by Michael Haneke. Starring Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Annie Girardot, Maurice Bénichou, Bernard Le Coq, Walid Afkir, Lester Makedonsky, Daniel Duval, Nathalie Richard, Denis Podalydès, & Aïssa Maïga. Les Films du Losange/Wega Film/Bavaria Film/BIM Distribuzione. Rated 14A. 117 minutes. Drama/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★★ There is no other director like auteur Michael Haneke. His films, …
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Nightcrawler & the Vulture-like News Media
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1uP_8VJkDQ Nightcrawler. 2014. Directed & Written by Dan Gilroy. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, and Riz Ahmed. Elevation Pictures. Rated 14A. 117 minutes. Crime/Thriller ★★★★★ Dan Gilroy's Nightcrawler is a bit of an unusual film. First off, Gilroy has never directed a feature film, or anything else to my knowledge. His start came with screenwriting. …
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