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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Scream (1996)

Slashers don’t get much better than Scream. Directed by long-time master of suspense Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson, Grand Poobah of pop…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Scream 4 (2011)

People often ask what I think of “torture porn” flicks like Saw (2004) and Hostel (2005). As it turns out, I feel the same…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

April Fool’s Day (1986)

After an unnecessary sequence wherein four of our heroes goof around in front of a camera, no doubt to pad the runtime, April Fool’s…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Halloween II (2009)

Though I’d never much cared for Rob Zombie’s films, I was excited when I heard he’d be heading the 2007 Halloween remake. I thought…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)

Urban Legends: Bloody Mary gets a bit defensive about the originality of its title character, a malevolent spirit summoned whenever her name is uttered…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

Dark Ride (2006)

It occurred to me while I was watching Dark Ride that it’d be unfair to fault the film for being stupid and exploitative. After…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

High Tension (2003)

Director: Alexandre Aja Warning: Like the movie it reviews, this article uses tasteless images for no reason at all. Bear with me. I’m going…

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