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Halloween Movie Favorites: The Babadook

The Babadook — a brilliant low-budget psychological horror that centers around a sinister storybook — just might be the spookiest movie to watch if, like me, you spend your days literally surrounded by books. Made for $2.5 million by Australian actor and director Jennifer Kent, The Babadook was a labor of love. The idea stemmed from an earlier project […]

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Halloween Movie Favorites: PSYCHO

In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock made us all afraid to shower.  Over half a century later, movies and movie audiences have changed.  CGI (computer-generated imagery) monopolizes most blockbuster films of today (even comedies).  No matter what type of movie you pay an excessive price to see, you usually end up watching more of what the “computer” […]

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In Memory of Wes Craven: 1939-2015

Best known for his creating Freddy Kruger and the Nightmare on Elm Street horror franchise, Wes Craven is more than just a scary persona.  He has directed drama (Music of the Heart) as well as romance (Paris Je T’aime).  His legacy will live on in his wide range of films.   Cursed (director) The Hills […]

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A Guide to Popular TV Dramas: Part 3

Whereas all procedural shows are close ended episodes, serial dramas are the complete opposite. A show with an ongoing storyline where not all loose ends are tied up in a neat little bow by episode’s end. In order to sustain the longevity of the show, each episode ends in a cliffhanger and character arcs and […]

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