How The Phantom of the Opera Still Haunts Italian and Chinese Cinema

Everyone knows the Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage version, but Gaston Leroux’s 1910 novel held a special fascination for Italian and Chinese filmmakers. […]

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June 16, 2022 On Screen

Midnight Movies: Riding The Midnight Meat Train

This underappreciated 2008 movie adaptation of the Clive Barker short story still exudes a dark and compelling power. […]

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March 16, 2021 On Screen

Review: Lovecraft Country Creates a Whole New System of Reality in “Sundown”

The much-anticipated premiere of HBO’s Lovecraft Country adaptation offers scares of both the mundane and supernatural varieties. […]

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August 19, 2020 On Screen

What You Need to Know Going Into HBO’s Lovecraft Country Adaptation

A primer on Matt Ruff’s novel Lovecraft Country & what you’ll need to know going into Sunday’s premiere of the HBO series from Misha Green & Jordan Peele. […]

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August 14, 2020 Books, On Screen

5 Works of Horror by Women That Need Film Adaptations Now

Five horror novels, collections, and stories written by women we’d like to see on screen, featuring spiders, gothic boarding schools, snake-handling cults, & more. […]

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March 27, 2020 Books

5 Horror Books We’d Love to See On Screen

We’d offer up several limbs (not necessarily our own) to see these books on the big screen. […]

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October 16, 2019 Books, On Screen