Film Review: The Hitcher (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: Jim is in the process of driving a car across the country when he decides to pick up a hitchhiker named John. John seems like a nice guy at first but it soon becomes apparent that he is a psychotic murderer who likes to kill people for sh*ts and giggles. Jim manages to escape but his nightmare is just beginning as John begins stalking him, leaving a trail of dead bodies everywhere he goes. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hitcher (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Hoping to fight boredom during a cross-country drive, two college students pick up a mysterious hitchhiker (Sean Bean), but are soon fighting for their lives when their passenger turns out to be a vicious serial killer in this remake of the classic creep-fest. Jim and Grace (Zachary Knighton and Sophia Bush) end up on the run from both the hitcher, who has vowed to kill them, and the police, who think Jim is the … Continue reading

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List: 13 Favorite Memorable Movie Scenes

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This list contains spoilers! 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 … Continue reading

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List: 13 Road Horror Flicks That (Do or Will) Demand Your Attention

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My favorite sub-genre in all of horror isn’t a sub-genre at all, really; it’s just an element. It’s a huge one, though, one that is as much an antagonist in most cases as the monsters, demons and killers themselves. It’s a sickness, a fascination, and like a moth to flame, I’m drawn to horror movies that deal with driving, roads, and travel like I’m drawn to nothing else in film. It’s either an asphalt fetish … Continue reading

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