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Forgotten Masterpieces #3: Black Christmas (1974)

“I’m not so big on Christmas,” is what I usually tell people around this time of year. But perhaps it would be more accurate to communicate that I have a distaste for the obscene kitsch that accompanies the year’s biggest … Continue reading

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Contagion in the 21st Century

Contagion is the dominant horror of the 21st century, an era marked by epidemics of terror, war, and economic crisis. Just as atomic anxiety infused Cold War-era pop culture, fear of contagion dominates recent pop culture in the form of … Continue reading

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Look Behind You!: the Mirror Scare

A collection of shots that illustrate one of the most enduring visual clichés of the horror film genre: the mirror scare.

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