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Silver Screen Standards: The Wolf Man (1941)

Silver Screen Standards: The Wolf Man (1941) When I’m asked to choose a favorite among the classic Universal monster movies, I always pick The Wolf Man (1941). As much as I love Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi in their iconic … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Haunting (1963)

Silver Screen Standards: The Haunting (1963) If anyone tries to tell you that old horror movies aren’t scary, The Haunting (1963) is there to prove them wrong. This terrifying adaptation of the novel by Shirley Jackson still has plenty of … Continue reading

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Val Lewton: His Brand of Fear

Val Lewton His Brand of Fear In the magical world of movie making, it’s the director that usually gets all the creative glory. Heck, there’s even a popular notion in film criticism called the auteur theory that rests on that … Continue reading

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