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Daily Archives: September 1, 2015

Edgar Allan Poe notwithstanding, Howard Phillips Lovecraft is perhaps the most revered writer of fantasy and horror and a key influence on contemporary horror fiction writers like Stephen King, Clive Barker and Ramsey Campbell. Simultaneously epic in scale and claustrophobic in nature, Lovecraft’s tales are absolute classics of the genre, proving highly inspirational for later generations of weird fiction writers…. Read more »

01 September 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Often times movies don’t need to have a large multi-million dollar budget in order to be great – and often times those multi-million dollar movies aren’t even that good. Low budget movies, because of their tight budgets, have to focus more on the story rather than flashy effects or notable actors. For the most part, low budget movies are a dime in… Read more »

01 September 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Alfred Hitchcock is unquestionably the greatest director of suspense films in cinema history. His best films are marked by sequences of suspense that are memorable, exciting, engaging and cinematically magnificent. Hitchcock described the difference between suspense and surprise by giving the illustration of two men sitting at a table with a time bomb set to go off underneath. If you… Read more »

01 September 2015 | Features, Film Lists