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BA in Film from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. MA in English from the University of Sheffield. All-around fun guy who wants to make the world a better, and more interesting, place.

Beginner's Guide: Paul Verhoeven

Paul Verhoeven is a distinguished director in the cinematic world of the past few decades; here is a rundown of his career.

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EVIL DEAD 2: A Live-Action Looney Tunes Horror Comedy

Evil Dead 2 succeeds in finding the twisted humor within the horror genre and makes the film a memorable exercise of cartoonish entertainment.

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The Horror Of Enclosed Space & Background In HALLOWEEN (1978)

Hallow's Eve is soon upon us, so it's time to revisit our favorite horror classics. We consider what makes the 1978 Halloween work so

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The Dangers Of Nostalgia

Nostalgia is fine when it comes to the entertainment we love, but it can also have unseen dangers, especially in our current digital age.

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Are All Rip-Offs Terrible? The Six Levels Of Rip-Off Hell

Not all recycled ideas are created equally - many can be terrible, while some can excel. Here Zac Hestand presents the six levels of

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The Beginner's Guide: German Expressionism

Begun in the years surrounding World War I, German Expressionism brought to the screen a sense of their society's darkness & despair.

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Unconventional Adaptations That Keep Shakespeare Relevant

To some audiences, the works of Shakespeare are synonymous with boring, old fashioned literature- these adaptations breathe in new life.

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Did THE WARRIORS influence video game structure?

Though released in 1979, THE WARRIORS has a video game structure that would prove as influential to the artform as games themselves.

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SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT PART 2: An Appreciation

Sure, it's a terrible film, yet Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 has elements to make it an entertaining cult classic in the making.

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Beginner's Guide: Peter Weir, Director

Australian director Peter Weir is known for his outsider characters triumphing over adversity; here is a rundown of his most famous films.

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