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Ten Overlooked Horror Film Scores That Deserve Your Love

Every horror enthusiast knows the importance of atmosphere in genre film — when done effectively, camera work, color and auditory cues are utilized to manipulate audience emotions. Many horror films would not have their desired eerie effect without a solid musical score to accompany the viewer on their journey; when it comes to horror scores, […]

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History of THE PLANET OF THE APES Part 1 – Birth of the Apes!

Peter John Rule wasn’t the biggest problem for the Nazis, but he was a problem. A secret agent for the SOE, Rule was working to undermine the Reich in Indochina when he was captured by the Vichy. Rule, who was really a Frenchman named Pierre Boulle, was sentenced to a life of hard labor. For […]

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Reebok Unveils ALIEN “Stomper” Sneakers For ALIEN Day!

April 26th is now officially known as “ALIEN Day,” and so lots of retailers are taking advantage of our love of all things xenomorph! For example, Mondo has a brand new 4 LP release of Jerry Goldsmith’s original ALIEN score (with restored alternate cues) available for pre-order now! Be warned, this sucker is $75 bucks. […]

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Sequel Craze! Revisiting JAWS 2 And THE OMEN 2!

When it comes to planning these weekly double features, you always want to find two films with similar themes that will make for an entertaining 3 hour block. This column began primarily as an excuse to revisit original movies and pair them up with their remakes, a surefire way to decide if a remake truly […]

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Talkin’ Tracks – LEGEND

“I require the solace of the shadows and the dark of the night. Sunshine is my destroyer” – Darkness (LEGEND, 1985) When it comes right down to it, one of the earliest movie memories I have that sticks in my mind is of Tim Curry as the character ‘Darkness’ in the Ridley Scott fantasy classic […]