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The 13 Best Horror Blu-Ray Releases Of 2016!

It’s been a pretty darned good year for horror on all fronts! On the TV side, we got a successful reboot of THE EXORCIST, some welcome returns from ASH VS EVIL DEAD and BATES MOTEL, as well as a handful of new, original properties such as CHANNEL ZERO and STRANGER THINGS. On the movie front […]

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10 MORE Criterion Recommendations

Oh, it’s that glorious time of year again! 2 months out of the year, Barnes & Noble offers the entire Criterion library for half off of the retail price. That’s not to say that Criterion titles aren’t worth the extra cash, but knowing that Barnes & Noble gives us the half off option in August […]

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10 Recommended Criterion Releases

It’s once again that time of year. For all you savvy movie enthusiasts out there, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Twice a year, Barnes & Noble bookstores run a month-long 50 percent off sale for all Criterion titles. That’s right, for a short window of time, they’re actually priced normally for once! I […]

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Watch The Original Coen Bros BLOOD SIMPLE Pitch Trailer with Bruce Campbell!

Now this is super cool. When it comes to first starting out in the film business, most filmmakers often try to come up with a short pitch film or trailer to showcase the story they want to tell. Basically, this is a way of convincing potential financiers that they’re more than capable of making a […]

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HAXAN Played In Los Angeles With A Live Score!

At some point in your life as a horror fan, you’ll start to hunt down some of the odder, more obscure genre offerings. I recall stopping at a friend’s apartment once during the Halloween season and catching my first glimpses of HAXAN: WITCHCRAFT THROUGH THE AGES, the 1922 semi-documentary/horror/fantasy flick helmed by Benjamin Christensen. What […]

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Five MORE Horror Movies That Deserve the Criterion Treatment

Not long ago I wrote an open letter to The Criterion Collection, reminding the venerable institution that although they have included a great many horror films into their otherwise impeccable collection of artistically and historically significant catalog, they still had a long way to go. I included in that article a list of five classic […]

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Five Horror Movies That Deserve the Criterion Treatment

In the world of home video distribution, there is The Criterion Collection and then there is everyone else. The venerable institution has helped define the very concept of a special edition, with groundbreaking LaserDiscs (remember those?) that solidified the commentary track as the most indispensable special feature, and helped elaborate on the artistic process of […]