MY FIVE: Best Heroines Of Horror

In honor of Halloween, I give you MY TOP FIVE Best Heroines of Horror. 5. Rosemary, “Rosemary’s Baby,” 1968. Mia Farrow brings it as the delicate woman whose only objective is to save her unborn child from devil worshipers. Farrow delivers as a mother who will stop at nothing, regardless of how the chips may…
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Top Villains Of Horror

Unlike any other genre, a horror movie’s success hinges on the villain. Their superhuman powers, their odd motivations and even their sinister one-liners and delivery can make or break a franchise. Here’s my list of the best, most terrorizing villains, psychos and homicidal killers of horror. 10. The Thing FIRST SIGHTING: “The Thing” (1982) Director…
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Pros And Cons Of ‘Insidious: Chapter 2’

I was so jazzed to see Part 2 of one of the best, most original horror movies I’ve seen this decade. And that was my No. 1 mistake. Ya gotta go in with low to no expectations. But all was not lost. Here are some pros and cons of “Insidious: Chapter 2.” PRO: Director James…
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MY 5: Worst Horror Movie Remakes

The key to watching a remake is going in with low to no expectations. I learned this the hard way when I went to the new “Evil Dead.” Before the opening credits, I tweeted: “This better be as good as the original!” And I meant it. Wrong move. I ruined the whole movie for myself.…
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‘Cabin In The Woods’: A Gory Shout-out To Horror Genre

I’m no Joss Whedon expert, but after watching his newest project, “The Cabin in the Woods,” I can say I’m a fan. The movie’s a postmodern homage to the horror flicks that we grew up with. But it turns the genre on its head. We’re all familiar with horror’s archetypes: the jock, the whore, the…
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