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Results tagged with 'horror'

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"Billy Club" takes a stab at bringing the slasher movie back

Published Oct. 1, 2013

Like a bubbly, topless coed wandering around a dark house after having sex or the strong, handsome jock who recommends splitting up to his friends after they hear an eerie sound coming from ... somewhere, the slasher horror genre is seemingly doomed to die a bloody, painful death. Not if "Billy Club" and its writer-director tandem Drew Rosas and Nick Sommer have anything to say about it, though.


"You're Next," "The Conjuring" and the resurrection of horror

Published Sept. 13, 2013

Cut to the beginning of 2013, a simpler time when "srsly" was a phenomenally lazy misspelling rather than an actual Oxford-approved word and Colin Kaepernick had yet to haunt Packer fans' nightmares. Back then, I rang in the new year with a little countdown column about five film resolutions I had for myself. Some have gone well. Some ... less so. But one of my resolutions has earned a big, solid checkmark: See a good horror movie.


Horror flick "Dark Skies" doesn't deserve to be left in the dark

Published Feb. 26, 2013

Some movies never get a chance, even from the studios that made them. The secrecy and studio handling behind "Dark Skies," combined with a high-profile failed screening in New York City, made some critics wonder if the horror flick even exists. Well, it does, and surprisingly, it's not all that bad.


"Mama" raises a creepy horror tale worth losing sleep over

Published Jan. 22, 2013

Finally! Cross one of my goals off my New Year's resolutions list, because "Mama" is actually a pretty good horror movie. I'm not going to say "Mama" is the heir apparent to "The Exorcist" or anything like that, but you know what? It's a good bit scary. If I had confetti right now, I'd be throwing it.

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