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My Journey to The Beyond: A Fan’s Discovery of Fulci’s Classic

Released in 1981, The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, has long been considered the Italian filmmaker’s masterpiece of gore.  It has amassed a horde of devoted fans throughout the years, including Quentin Tarantino, who would praise and re-release the film.  At this point I can already hear you shouting at me through the paper, “Wait, we know all this already!  …

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Horror TV – Strong as Ever!

Horror is a genre that waxes and wanes on the media of television, and we have been seeing a resurgence in the recent years. From older television series, such as the “Twilight Zone” (1959-1964), and “The Outer Limits” (1963-1965), to the more modern “X-Files” (1993-2002), horror has graced our sets for many years. The current trend of remaking older movies …

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Anthology Television Series Shows – A Study of TV’s Best – Part 2

Rate This MovieContinuing on with our essay,  we present –  Anthology Television Series Shows – A Study of TV’s Best – Part 2. If you missed the first part you can access Anthology Television Series Shows – A Study of TV’s Best – Part 1 directly here. DARKROOM aired from 1981 to 1982, each hour-long episode featuring two or more stories of …

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Anthology Television Series Shows – A Study of TV’s Best – Part 1

Rate This MovieAn anthology television series is a program that presents a different story with a different set of characters in each episode. These normally have different actors each week but some employed a permanent ensemble of actors who would appear in a different drama each week (like Four Star Playhouse). Others would have different actors and stories set in …

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Key Genre Films 1980s

How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production …

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