Posts Tagged ‘Horror’
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New to View: ‘It Follows’ will keep you looking over your shoulder

By Bob Bloom The following Blu-rays and DVDs are being released on Tuesday, July 14: It Follows (Blu-ray + Ultraviolet) Details: 2015, Anchor Bay Entertainment Rated: R, graphic violence, sexual content, nudity, language The lowdown: One of the scariest movies of the year focuses on a 19-year-old girl who, after a sexual encounter, finds herself […]
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The Gallows

"The Gallows" is high school horror with a cheese factor turned up to 11, whose silliness almost overwhelms its genuine sense of fear.

Jeffrey Combs stars as the mentally unhinged scientist Herbert West in 1985's "Re-Animator," Stuart Gordon's cult-classic adaptation of a series of H.P. Lovecraft stories.

Class of 1985: “Re-Animator”

To call “Re-Animator” campy and leave it at that seems a knee-jerk reaction to discredit, or disregard, the clear skill behind an excellent American horror movie.
Lin Shaye stars as Elise, a medium trying to save a young girl from a persistently nasty demon, in "Insidious: Chapter 3," a 2015 Gramercy Pictures release that serves as a prequel in the franchise.

Insidious: Chapter 3

By twisting usual gotcha-scare geometry just enough to goose you and thoughtfully mulling the psychology of paranormal belief, this prequel proves the best of its bunch.

Judith Vittet is Miette and Ron Perlman is One in "The City of Lost Children," a 1995 release directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.

Class of 1995: “The City of Lost Children”

Jean-Pierre Jeunet's arrival as a fairytale filmmaker extraordinaire finds him, with a rapscallion's wit, pulling back the tent to welcome us inside his wild mind.
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Cinema Blind Spots: The Innocents (1961)

Did you like "Poltergeist"? Well, Austin watches the 1961 haunted house classic "The Innocents" and tells us if it holds up today!