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This is a part of our ongoing Halloween series taking a look at the most influential horror directors from around the globe. Previously: David Cronenberg, Alfred Hitchcock, and John Carpenter.
Frankenstein wasn’t the first horror movie; it wasn’t even the first Frankenstein movie (Thomas Edison beat Universal’s stab by 21 years), but director James Whale seemed to know exactly what elements must be used to harness the tricky lightning of… Continue reading The Most Influential Horror Filmmakers: James Whale
Ethan Hawke has grown up on camera. He made his debut working alongside River Phoenix in Joe Dante’s cult sci-fi movie “Explorers” and then received his big break in the blockbuster “Dead Poet’s Society.” With his 20s came arguably his most identifiable role: the… Continue reading 'Sinister' Star, Ethan Hawke on Horror Movies, 'Before Midnight' and 'Dead Poet's Society'
I’m Professor Weinberg, head of horror cinema studies for my cat and maybe a few friends. In order to help get you ready for Halloween (and to help make you become a more well-rounded horror genius), we offer this handy little October calendar of “required viewing” for any self-respecting horror freak. There’s a little bit of everything, and our hope is that, while nobody would actually follow the schedule… Continue reading The Essential Horror Movie Calendar of 2012