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Adventures made in Germany: “The Book of Unwritten Tales 2” (PC)

Does KING Art Games’ Kickstarter-funded adventure game The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 tread new ground in the point-and-click genre or is it just another succession of mildly amusing scenes and good puzzles? The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 (PC) … Continue reading

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Horror comedies: “The Final Girls”

Is the slasher parody The Final Girls just another rip-off of The Cabin in the Woods, or does it offer enough original material to convince both horror and comedy fans? The Final Girls (USA 2015, director: Todd Strauss-Schulson) Trying to … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015 Movie Special, Day 2: “A Nightmare on Elm Street 1-7 and remake”

Of course horror director Wes Craven didn’t just do the Scream series. He also introduced the world of scary cinema to child and dream/nightmare murderer Fred Krueger. Even if he only directed two movies, the others are worth mentioning as … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015 Movie Special, Day 1: “Scream 1-4”

Wes Craven sadly passed away on August 30, 2015 and left behind a legacy of horror movies which are considered to be classics in the slasher genre. But do they still hold up well today? We’ll find out in the … Continue reading

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80ies cult movies: “The Last Horror Film”

Slasher movies have a bad reputation, but what happens when the film festival Cannes is used as a background, as in David Winters’ The Last Horror Film? The Last Horror Film (aka Fanatic) (USA 1982, director: David Winters) A fanatic … Continue reading

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