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Friday the 13th: The Series – Season 1 (1987-88): Leave your mask at home

Fans of The X-Files, Tales from the Darkside and the like should delight in this set-up of two previously unacquainted cousins who inherit an antique store with a vault of hokey objects cursed by the devil. A lot to swallow,

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Friday the 13th: The Series – Season 1 (1987-88): Leave your mask at home

Fans of The X-Files, Tales from the Darkside and the like should delight in this set-up of two previously unacquainted cousins who inherit an antique store with a vault of hokey objects cursed by the devil. A lot to swallow,

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Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) – Laura Nyro

To say Laura Nyro was ahead of her time is a meaningless statement considering there has been none such a perfected brand of musical prowess since. Nyro was one of the great loners. Kate Bush certainly echoed some of it,

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Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) – Laura Nyro

To say Laura Nyro was ahead of her time is a meaningless statement considering there has been none such a perfected brand of musical prowess since. Nyro was one of the great loners. Kate Bush certainly echoed some of it,

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Wishmaster (1997): Wishful thinking

“Be careful what you wish for.” Dir. Robert Kurtzman The Genie (djinn, rather) is out the lamp (ruby in this case) and wants three wishes from the bearer so he can call his friends from the other dimension and enslave

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Wishmaster (1997): Wishful thinking

“Be careful what you wish for.” Dir. Robert Kurtzman The Genie (djinn, rather) is out the lamp (ruby in this case) and wants three wishes from the bearer so he can call his friends from the other dimension and enslave

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Feast (2005): Mayonnaise with that?

“They’re Hungry. You’re Dinner.” Dir. John Gulager Feast begins moderately with textual character introductions on freeze-screens, complete with life-expectancies. This post-modern signifier wants us to believe the film is smart. It’s not. After introduction number-ten, the feeling that a lot

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Feast (2005): Mayonnaise with that?

“They’re Hungry. You’re Dinner.” Dir. John Gulager Feast begins moderately with textual character introductions on freeze-screens, complete with life-expectancies. This post-modern signifier wants us to believe the film is smart. It’s not. After introduction number-ten, the feeling that a lot

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Curse of Chucky (2013): Chuck off?

“We’re friends ’til the end, remember?” Dir. Don Mancini The doll without a soul is back, and this time not only is he coming to dinner, but he’s bringing rat poison with him too. Yes, it’s the Chuckster (Chucky, again

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Curse of Chucky (2013): Chuck off?

“We’re friends ’til the end, remember?” Dir. Don Mancini The doll without a soul is back, and this time not only is he coming to dinner, but he’s bringing rat poison with him too. Yes, it’s the Chuckster (Chucky, again

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Carrie (2013): Will you go to prom with me… again?

Dir. Kimberly Peirce Awkward teenage daughter of a religiously fanatical mother is bullied and then taken to the prom out of guilt, sympathy and perhaps kindness. She also happens to have the psychic ability of telekinesis. Brian De Palma did

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Carrie (2013): Will you go to prom with me… again?

Dir. Kimberly Peirce Awkward teenage daughter of a religiously fanatical mother is bullied and then taken to the prom out of guilt, sympathy and perhaps kindness. She also happens to have the psychic ability of telekinesis. Brian De Palma did

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Nick of Time (1995)

Almost in a subversive move, Johnny Depp plays everyday-businessman Gene Watson, who shortly after arriving with his young daughter at an Amtrak station, is hand-picked to assassinate a political candidate (Marsha Mason). Mr. Smith (Christopher Walken) gives him until 1:30, or else

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Nick of Time (1995)

Almost in a subversive move, Johnny Depp plays everyday-businessman Gene Watson, who shortly after arriving with his young daughter at an Amtrak station, is hand-picked to assassinate a political candidate (Marsha Mason). Mr. Smith (Christopher Walken) gives him until 1:30, or else