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Brain suckers and walls that shake at the RI Horror Film Festival

A Canadian short film called Attack of the Brain Sucker . A Kuwaiti screen adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass .
Thrills Dept.
By PHILIP EIL  |  October 26, 2012

Review: Saw VII 3D

All the freshness of a hacked-off body part from Saw I.
Going out with a whimper
By TOM MEEK  |  November 05, 2010

Review: Case 39

Surprisingly subversive
Surprisingly subversive
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 08, 2010

Review: Hatchet II

Green exploited the teenage-splatter-film æsthetic in his first outing; Hatchet II merely exploits our gag reflexes.
Witness the diminishing entertainment returns of watching a belt sander grate through someone's face
By ZAK JASON  |  October 01, 2010

Semi-scary fun

All girls wanna have is a good scream. At least they did when they were clinging to their dates at B-movie sci-fi horror flicks in the 1950s.
TBTS' Little Shop of Horrors
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 23, 2010

Voodoo economics

To paraphrase The Communist Manifesto , a specter is haunting Hollywood. Actually, two of them: zombies and vampires. The undead.
What vampire and zombie movies can tell us about the future of capitalism
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 21, 2010


Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street

The last of the ’80s horror icons to be murdered by producer Michael Bay’s “re-imaginings,” Freddy Krueger was the one least in need of a makeover.
Unnecessary remake a nightmare, indeed
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 07, 2010

Review: The Human Centipede

Just when you thought there could be nothing new under the horror-cinema sun, here comes Dutch director Tom Six with an astonishingly fiendish idea.
Unspeakably gross, yet oddly compelling
By SHAULA CLARK  |  May 07, 2010

Review: Drag Me To Hell

Sam Raimi and producer Rob Tapert here return to the gonzo slapstick horror of their classic Evil Dead trio.
Proving you don't need buckets of blood to scare the bejabbers out of an audience.
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  June 05, 2009

Review: The Uninvited

So unrelentingly nerve-shredding is the Korean horror masterpiece A Tale of Two Sisters [ Janghwa, Hongryeon ], just the sight of the floral wallpaper from its opening credits makes my skin crawl.
Downright clumsy
By SHAULA CLARK  |  February 04, 2009