Luke Y. Thompson

 

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  • Just as Jaws made you scared of sharks and Ringu made you fear the phone, The Void is here to forever stoke your paranoia about … triangles. No, not the musical instruments: the actual three-sided shapes, as manifested...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    Maybe it's a just a sign of the Blumhouse-era horror-movie world we find ourselves in, but there's something refreshing about a scare flick that (a) actually shows you its monster occasionally and (b) gives you a definite reason to be afraid of it...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    It's rare for a franchise, especially in the horror genre, to actually get better as it progresses — doubly so if the final part of said progression is a TV series. Yet in six-part miniseries form, currently airing on the you-didn't-know-you-had-i...

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme never appeared in any of the official sequels to Kickboxer, but he's back for the remake, albeit in the mentor role of an incongruously Belgian Muay Thai master living in Thailand. Still in fantastic shape and...

  • Warning: There's a very real danger that after you watch the dazzling 4K restoration of this 1967 Taiwanese martial-arts classic, you'll never again be able to champion scratchy grindhouse prints with cheesy dubs. Popping with Technicolor-ish...

  • Like an actual New Year's party, Álex de la Iglesia's satirical story about the pre-taping of a New Year's TV special comes packed with too many guests, insufficient time to meet everybody and a handful of gaudy distractions you don't...

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