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American Horror GENRE AND THE POST-RACIAL MYTH IN GET OUT: Rife with symbolism and social commentary Jordan Peele's debut feature effectively employs and subverts well-worn horror tropes, constituting a work that is as entertaining as it is politically charged As ANTHONY CAREW explores, the film functions as both a scathing satire of liberal racism and an evocation of the everyday fears that African-American people must endure. Carew, Anthony Critical essay Jun 1, 2019 3920
Double Entendre and Double Consciousness in the Cinematic Construct of 'Get Out'. Boyd, Melba Joyce Critical essay Sep 22, 2018 5808
The film that never was: why George Romero's 'Resident Evil' failed to launch. Chernov, Matthew Dec 14, 2016 563
Horror Movies with Mom. Chaney, Michael A. Critical essay Sep 22, 2016 4980
Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?: Domestic Violence in The Shining. Hornbeck, Elizabeth Jean Critical essay Sep 22, 2016 13359
Lo continuo y lo discontinuo: las heterotopias cinematograficas y el cine de genero latinoamericano contemporaneo. Risner, Jonathan Critical essay Jun 1, 2016 6759
George Romero's night of the living dead and diary of the dead: recording history. Alpert, Robert Critical essay Dec 22, 2015 6083
"We are legion": primal dreams and screams in the Satanic screen. Fry, Carrol L. Critical essay Sep 22, 2015 10382
"Real horrorshow film": Pauline Kael and the aesthetics of violence. Bane, Charles Critical essay Sep 22, 2015 7504
Learning "good" and "bad" from a North Korean monster movie: Bakhtin's early writing and children's early thinking. Kim, Yongho; Kellogg, David Column Jul 1, 2015 7513
Terminal Films. Christiansen, Steen Critical essay Mar 22, 2014 6715
The ring goes to different cultures: a call for cross cultural studies of religious horror films. Hong, Seung Min Essay Oct 1, 2012 6704
Madness' Geddes in Vanguard of horror. Punter, Jennie Aug 27, 2012 427
Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen Sign up for Scary Movie 5. Brief article Aug 6, 2012 168
Sinister Trailer - The Next Paranormal Activity? [VIDEO]. Brief article Jun 15, 2012 316
Normality is threatened by the monster: Robin Wood, Romero and Zombies. Donaldson, Lucy Fife Essay Mar 22, 2011 5627
Black Christmas: the slasher film was made in Canada. Constantineau, Sara Critical essay Jan 1, 2011 3007
Vacationing in Zombieland: the classical functions of the modern zombie comedy. Bishop, Kyle William Critical essay Jan 1, 2011 6484
The contagion of the image in William Malone's Feardotcom. Jackson, Kimberly Critical essay Sep 22, 2010 6371
Shocked and awed? Hostel and the SPE T CLE of self-mutilation. Burris, Gregory A. Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 7943
Evidence of things not quite seen: Cloverfield's obstructed spectacle. North, Daniel Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 6662
Canucks give fests a scare. Kelly, Brendan Jan 18, 2010 652
Razors in the dreamscape: revisiting A Nightmare on Elm Street and the slasher film. Kendrick, James Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 6783
What some ghosts don't know: spectral incognizance and the horror film. Briefel, Aviva Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 8964
Ghosts in a super flat global village: globalization, surrealism, and contemporary Japanese horror films. Lowenstein, Adam Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 6735
Technoghosts and culture shocks: sociocultural shifts in American remakes of J-horror. Wetmore, Kevin J., Jr. Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 5051
Pascal Laugier: controversy follows Gallic horror pic. Hopewell, John Brief article Sep 1, 2008 105
Academic film criticism, the rhetoric of crisis, and the current state of American horror cinema: thoughts on canonicity and academic anxiety. Hantke, Steffen Critical essay Sep 22, 2007 5170
Notes on a radical tradition: subversive ideological applications in the Hammer horror films. Wilson, Brian Mar 22, 2007 3353
Through a dark lens: Jackson's Lord of the Rings as abject horror. Hall, R.D. Mar 22, 2007 2337
For the Jung at heart. Brief article Dec 25, 2006 264
Brazil a tough trip for Fox's 'Turistas'. Cajueiro, Marcelo Brief article Dec 11, 2006 170
Gore Wins! The politics of horror. Cooney, Eleanor May 1, 2006 1158
The hideous blank at 'Wolf Creek.'. Kakmi, Dmetri Critical essay Mar 22, 2006 3228
The Dark of 'Night': Robert Mitchum's sinister preacher remains eerie on the golden anniversary of Charles Laughton's 'The Night of the Hunter'. Jones, Preston Neal Sep 12, 2005 436
Roses and Lotuses: a Tale of Two Sisters: the American remake of A Tale of Two Sisters (Kim Jee-Woon, 2003) has already been announced, and while I'm not silly enough to rail against Hollywood remakes per se, the trend of homogenizing Asian horror films is particularly depressing. Hoskin, Dave Jun 22, 2005 1452
Big Bad 'Wolf Creek': there are many reasons why Wolf Creek is a masterpiece of cinematic horror, but the most important is its determination to avoid the mainstream. Hoskin, Dave Jun 22, 2005 1411
Horror film and the historical uncanny: the New Germany in Stefan Ruzowitzky's Anatomie. Hantke, Steffen Mar 22, 2004 11906
On the road again: rehearsing the death drive in modern realist horror cinema. Humphries, Reynold Jan 1, 2003 9418
Introduction, PT. I: dimensions of the real. Schneider, Steven Jay Jun 22, 2002 2909
Join the United Mutations: Tod Browning's Freaks. Herzogenrath, Bernd Jun 22, 2002 6195
Mario Bava's The Evil Eye: realism and the Italian horror film. Balmain, Colette Jun 22, 2002 6684
Cannibal Holocaust, realist horror, and reflexivity. Jackson, Neil Jun 22, 2002 7565
Mockumentaries and the production of realist horror. Rhodes, Gary D. Jun 22, 2002 8726
Hong Kong social horror: tragedy and farce in Category 3. Williams, Anthony (African American musician) Jun 22, 2002 6619
Reconfiguring gothic mythology: The film noir--horror hybrid films of the 1980s. Morgan, Jack Jun 22, 2002 7703
Hits, whacks, and smokes: The celluloid Gangster as horror icon. Diego, Catherine Don Jun 22, 2002 6374
The horrific in Sluizer's The Vanishing. Sweeney, Kevin W. Jun 22, 2002 7570
The mourning of loss in The Sixth Sense. Caze, Marguerite La Jun 22, 2002 6678

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