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Co. The Girl Who Loves Horror I’ve gone on and on and on about how great horror movies are and how I still can’t bring myself to watch any of them. I remember trying to watch The Strangers, getting feelings of godawful anxiety, and turning it off because god dammit I was an adult and didn’t have to put up with anything that made me uncomfortable. So it really, really sucks that I will never bring myself to watch either version of Michael Heneke’s Funny Games. Not only...
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Spooktacular

Back before the popularity of cable, Netflix, P2P and all that good stuff, they showed feature films on network television. I’m going to assume this is either blindingly obvious to most of you reading this, but I’m pretty sure at least one or two of you was born well after cable became prohibitively expensive. Anyway, the first October after my family moved to America — and sometime after I figured out what Halloween was by straining myself silly reading a magazine article in...
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Was It The Same Cat?

The fine folks over at Everything is a Remix have dropped another doozy on us. Grant Morrison has claimed that you can re-arrange the panels of Invisibles #1 to storyboard the movie. Many of these connections are rather tenuous, but, hell the ones that aren’t are dead-on.

She’s A Harbor Chick

I was watching Ghostbusters 2 the other day when I saw something delightful: the Statue of Liberty was controlled using a hacked NES Advantage: …and, why not, here’s a Boards of Canada’s “Statue of Liberty” off a Few Old Tunes Vol. 2.

You Want To Sleep With Me?

I’ve been waiting for this to pop back up on YouTube for a while. It’s an excerpt from a four-hour-long documentary on the Nightmare on Elm Street Series called Never Sleep Again. Now, I’m not a fan of the series or horror films in general, but this clip is hilarious. I don’t want to spoil any of it, but the general result of the interviews is that from a bit of subtext in the script, a bunch of people managed to make a film with explicit gay themes without having any...
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