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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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Stephen King – Cinematic Redemption, 13 key films

Stephen King’s first horror-novel, 1974’s Carrie, was adapted by Brian De Palma two years later with surprise success and there began something of a snowball effect. The novel’s themes of teenage outcast, religious fundamentalism, along with the supernatural struck a chord.

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Stephen King – Cinematic Redemption, 13 key films

Stephen King’s first horror-novel, 1974’s Carrie, was adapted by Brian De Palma two years later with surprise success and there began something of a snowball effect. The novel’s themes of teenage outcast, religious fundamentalism, along with the supernatural struck a chord.

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Short Circuit 2 (1988)

Johnny 5 is ALIVE and in New York City (actually Toronto) where he soon learns bad self-esteem, Catholicism and teen dating advice. Benjamin (Fisher Stevens) receives the pleasure of his likeable company to assist him and new shady partner (the slimy Michael

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Short Circuit 2 (1988)

Johnny 5 is ALIVE and in New York City (actually Toronto) where he soon learns bad self-esteem, Catholicism and teen dating advice. Benjamin (Fisher Stevens) receives the pleasure of his likeable company to assist him and new shady partner (the slimy Michael

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Prometheus (2012)

The air of expectation surrounding Ridley Scott’s loosely-related Alien (1979) prequel Prometheus (2012) was unnerving in itself, let alone the feelings of suspense one might actually expect to find within the film. Fans wanted to like this; many hoped for

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Prometheus (2012)

The air of expectation surrounding Ridley Scott’s loosely-related Alien (1979) prequel Prometheus (2012) was unnerving in itself, let alone the feelings of suspense one might actually expect to find within the film. Fans wanted to like this; many hoped for