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The Horror of Social Ignorance

“I want to study Gothic literature and film adaptations.” “Oh?” The professor advising me on my academic career path sat back in his chair. “Do you think you might know a time period?” “I haven’t decided on that. I was thinking post-World War II. Begin with Lovecraft, work my way up to Bloch, Matheson, Blatty.” “Hmm…well, for the time period you’re speaking of, it’s …

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Hostile Rebirth of Horror: The Morality of Eli Roth’s Hostel 1 and 2

Not since the late 1970s and early 1980s when woman revenge films like I Spit on Your Grave and social critiques like Cannibal Holocaust were released has the horror industry produced a burst of socially provocative films like the current wave of violently graphic horror flicks conversing with the existence of torture in Western society. Recent productions over the past decade …

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2012: Science of Superstition

I went to see the movie “2012 Science or Superstition” on December 21 2008, it was a sneak preview of the highly informative film at the Downtown Independent in Los Angeles. It was pretty cool to see a movie about 2012 on the big screen but my experience was also escalated because it was the Winter Solstice, 4 years to …

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