Rick Salmon

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The Sweet and Sinister World of Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film that offers viewers a dark yet sentimental take

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[Rec]: Movie Review

The film is shot in a found footage style and begins following a reporter named Angela and her cameraman Pablo.

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The film opens with a title card stating that in 2006, Katie Featherston and her boyfriend Micah Sloat moved into

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The Descent – A Thrilling Horror Film That Will Leave You Breathless

The Descent is a 2005 British horror movie that Neil Marshall both wrote and directed. It follows a group of

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Review of the 2004 film Saw from

Two strangers, photographer Adam and oncologist Lawrence, wake up chained on opposite sides of a grimy bathroom. Between them lies

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The Ring is much further of an operative story than a true horror film. Sure, I set up particular moments

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The Blair Witch Project Remains a Haunting Time Capsule of Guerrilla Filmmaking

Big Effects frequently have small onsets, or so the saying goes. Similar is the case with The Blair Witch Project,

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Scream Recap: The Murderers, Plots, And Most Memorable Deaths

The Scream ballot is known for its killer twists, and while they can frequently be predictable, that is part of

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The Silence of the Lambs

An abecedarian difference between “ The Silence of the Innocents” and its effect, “ Hannibal, ” is that the former

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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

During the slasher film mode of the early 1980s, rising horror icon Freddy Krueger was a breath of fresh air

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Kubrick’s iconic 2012 film The Shining | Review‏

ll of Stanley Kubrick’s flicks – be it ‘ The Killing ’ or ‘ Eyes Wide Shut ’ – demand

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The Times Eventually Reviews a Horror Classic, ‘Halloween,’ 1978

When “ Halloween ” was released in October 1978, The New York Times didn’t review it. But it wasn’t out

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The Exorcist (1973)

Every week this summer, we'll be taking a literal stint of the Hollywood blockbuster by examining an aged film that's

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THR’s 1960 Review of ‘Psycho’

On June 16, 1960, Alfred Hitchcock premiered his iconic riddle suspenser Sickie in New York, with secretiveness as the theme

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