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Turkey Hollow

Jim Henson has been gone for 25 years, but the company bearing his name lives on. Still, it has become somewhat rare to actually see anything come out under the Jim Henson Studios label itself. Shortly before Henson died, he … Continue reading

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Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

It’s tough to keep a franchise on the tracks, but aside from the aberrant Halloween III: Season of the Witch, which deviated from the story, the Halloween franchise was reasonably solid up until this point. The first film is a … Continue reading

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Half Light

It has to be difficult making new twists on genres. At least, that’s the only conclusion I can come up with for films that don’t manage to bring all of their disparate elements together successfully. Craig Rosenberg’s Half Light, from … Continue reading

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The Reaping

As I’ve watched horror films over the years, I’ve seen a lot of inspirations for the antagonists. There are threats from insanity (slashers), threats from technology (mad scientists), threats from wronged nature (Godzilla), threats from the supernatural (any number of … Continue reading

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Sometimes a cult classic is called such because only a few people have seen it, but all love it. And sometimes it seems that nearly everybody has seen it, but most people move onward while only a few love it. … Continue reading

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Elvira’s Haunted Hills

Some people clearly love their work even when they’ve been typecast by it. Such is obviously the case with Cassandra Peterson, the woman behind the fright wig and vamp outfit of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. From movie host to … Continue reading

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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!

There are a few ways to achieve cult status in film, and particularly in the horror genre. One is to be a very good film, such as Halloween. One is to be an extraordinarily bad film, such as Troll 2. … Continue reading

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