The two things that set 1981’s MANIAC apart from its murder-movie brethren—Joe Spinell’s performance, and the way William Lustig captured late-’70s Manhattan at its seedy
WORLD WAR Z is an often exciting action epic, and a pretty gripping saga of one man’s attempt to survive amidst, and perhaps find a solution for, a global catastrophe.
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It may seem somewhat off-character to feature German arthouse drama NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN in the (virtual) pages of FANGO, but despite the film’s title, something bad can happen, and boy,
The title of NO ONE LIVES at first seems like a spoiler, but as the movie grinds on, it comes to feel like an inevitability, and eventually a blessing.
Horror is a base genre in many respects, as it taps into our anxieties about what’s beyond the door for us all, about death and what–if anything–lies beyond.