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Writing The Perfect Horror Screenplay

Writing The Perfect Horror Screenplay

Horror movies were traditionally saved for bulk release during the month of October. Every stripe of horror was fired from the studio cannons and executives crossed their fingers and hoped for the best. Then studio executives discovered there were eleven more months in the year that were being consistently neglected. Although many marquee horror films […]

 Bill Gibron

Reinventing the Remake in Your Own (Re)Image

Reinventing the Remake in Your Own (Re)Image

How Alexandre Aja and Fede Alvarez Reclaimed Two Horror Classics

By Bill Gibron. It is, perhaps, the most hated word among film fans. The punchline to this proposed cinematic joke always leaves some beloved title stranded and suffering, relegated to the need for revisiting without any significant proof, save a studio’s bottom line, to suggest same. Indeed, the “remake” reference always sounds like a critique, […]