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Maz Makhani The Guilty

How Maz Makhani Shot ‘The Guilty’ in 11 Days Without a Director on Set

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We chatted with the cinematographer about the numerous improvisations required to complete this film under an accelerated schedule.

A Ghost Story David Lowery Long Take

David Lowery’s Guide to Interesting Long Takes

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Sustained shots are best when they’re done for a specific reason. And yes, that includes confronting the inescapable march of time.

Best Horror Tv Shows

10 Best Horror TV Shows

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There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. These are the ten best horror television shows.

Carrie Fisher Star Wars

Carrie Fisher Gave ‘Star Wars’ its Rebel Attitude

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In a week that should have seen Carrie Fisher turn 65, we celebrate the mighty venom the actor brought to Geroge Lucas’ franchise.

Captain America Avengers Infinity War

Captain America’s Failure in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

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Marvel stories have always been about failing, and that’s what makes them so dang enjoyable.

James Bond In The Opening Scene Of Thunderball

From Fisticuffs to Spectacle: The Evolution of the James Bond Cold Open

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Never underestimate the importance of a well-timed parachute.

Horror Lists Invasive Alien Monsters

10 Most Invasive Alien Monsters

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Our latest 31 Days of Horror Lists ranking looks to the stars and finds only monsters.

Scream

The Real Story Behind ‘Scream’

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Who was the “Gainesville Ripper,” and how did he inspire Wes Craven’s horror movie?