Top 13 Favorite Memorable Movie Scenes

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One of the great things about horror films is that they can explore themes that other genre films simply can’t. One of hallmarks of horror is that it confronts us with horrible things. That said, this list isn’t necessarily made up of the horrible things horror films have shown us, but also scenes that were so disturbing that they crossed into horror—some come from films that stray across genre lines. Also, many thanks go out to my … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 44

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Big Bad Wolves is a film worthy of being on anyone’s top 10 list. The film is a unique twist on the revenge film where an Israeli police officer struggles to get a confession out of a suspected child killer and resorts to horrendous, torturous methods. But nothing once the father of one of the victims steps in to extract the location of his daughter’s missing head from the suspect and frame the cop for … Continue reading

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Top 10 Takashi Miike Films

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THE ONE-MAN MADNESS JUGGERNAUT: TEN OF TAKASHI MIIKE’S BEST Takashi Miike is one bad-ass little man, and he is one of the most prolific filmmakers in all of cinematic history. A typical year will have him releasing roughly 5 movies, which is absolutely astonishing when you consider that he’s working across all genres, all formats and in multiple languages. His cinematic eye is something that’s inspirational and influential, and he is seemingly always right on … Continue reading

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Top 7 Definitive Movies to Celebrate Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching! It’s time to break out some candy and watch a few movies to get you inspired. Here’s a definitive list of movies to celebrate your 31 days of Halloween, or 13 days or to celebrate all year long! Of course there’s John Carpenter’s Halloween and Rob Zombie’s Halloween (2007):

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Book Review: Audition – Author Ryu Murakami

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AUDITION (HARD COVER) Written by Ryu Murakami Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 208 pages Price: $6.00 ‘His first reaction on realising she was going to murder him was not, strangely enough, terror but the sort of feelingn of closure one gets upon finally solving a puzzle.’ Audition? That’s that infamous cult film from Japanese director Takashi Miike, right? The really boring one that made most people walk out of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Audition (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: Director Takashi Miike fashions an explosive drama in Audition. Shigeharu Aoyama (Ryo Ishibashi) has lived as a widower for too long and decides it’s time to marry again. But how will he find a wife? When a friend suggests he hold a fake audition to pick the right woman, he takes him up on it — only to realize that his choice may be a better actress than he bargained for. REVIEW: Director: Takashi … Continue reading

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List: Top 6 WTF?! Moments in Horror

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Every once in a while you sit down to watch your favorite movie and then you are stuck with a moment of What The Fuck?! This moment can either be someone dying who you didn’t expect, or something outrageous happening where your only response is WTF? Well I have had the privilege to find the best of the best WTF moments in your favorite horror films. Some WTF moments are SPOLIERS

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