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Entries from October 2010

International horror month goes dark

October 28th, 2010 · No Comments

In the month of October, I uncovered my eyes to take a look at nine recent horror films from eight different countries. I stayed away from France and Japan — two nations with robust genre film operations — because what I’d seen there appeared far too flagrant for my tastes. Another trend I noticed was […]

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Tags: Thoughts and theories

Ulla Harms Does Not Exist

October 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

As days get shorter, nights get longer and All Hallow’s Eve beckons, I can say that I won’t be wandering the streets dressed as Chewbacca begging for candy. What I can’t say is whether or not at my age, horror movies still have any surprises left in them. In the search for originality, it’d be […]

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Tags: Aliens · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Father/son relationship · Femme fatale · Mother/son relationship

Passport To the Other World

October 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

As days get shorter, nights get longer and All Hallow’s Eve beckons, I can say that I won’t be wandering the streets dressed as Chewbacca begging for candy. What I can’t say is whether or not at my age, horror movies still have any surprises left in them. In the search for originality, it’d be […]

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Tags: Dreams and visions · Interrogation · Mother/son relationship · Murder mystery · Psychoanalysis · Supernatural · Woman in jeopardy