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Killtoberfest 4 – #14: The Dead Zone

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“If you could go back in time to Germany, before Hitler came to power, knowing what you know now, would you kill him?” Political horror tends toward the satirical–politicians who literally make deals with the devil, or absurd corporate conspiracies, ala The Stuff. The Dead Zone is …

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Killtoberfest 4 – #12: Cujo

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Vic: “There are no real monsters.” Tad: “Except for the one in my closet.” Horror stories can be divided into two camps: those about inside evil and those about outside evil. Inside evil is the kind we’re all familiar with: Inside evil is human weakness and human hate; …

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Killtoberfest 4 – #11: Christine (1983)

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I broke a thousand hearts Before I met you I’ll break a thousand more, baby Before I am through I wanna be yours pretty baby Yours and yours alone I’m here to tell ya honey That I’m bad to the bone –lyrics, “Bad to the Bone” (George …

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Killtoberfest 4 – #9: Creepshow

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“I told you before I didn’t want you to read this crap. I never saw such rotten crap in my life.” Is Creepshow bad, or is Creepshow not for me? I wonder if this is how the people who didn’t like Grindhouse felt. Both are movies where two talented artists …

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Killtoberfest 4 – #7: The Shining (1980)

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“The most terrible nightmare I ever had. It’s the most horrible dream I ever had.” It’s time for me to forgive The Shining. I’ve been a die-hard Stephen King fan since I was 10, and although I found Kubrick’s adaptation of one of King’s best novels …