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Christmas 2015 movie special: “Silent Night” (2012 remake)

Modern remakes of classic, even bad movies don’t have to be necessarily better, with Steven C. Miller’s Silent Night being a fine example. Silent Night (USA 2012, director: Steven C. Miller) On Christmas Eve, an unknown killer in a Santa … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015 Gaming Special, Day 4: “Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition” (PC)

Remakes are difficult to do, especially when it comes to gaming. So does Pinkerton Road’s Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition have enough new content and stay true to the original point-and-click adventure, while also being … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015 Movie Special, Day 3: “Friday the 13th I-X and remake”

For many critics, the Friday the 13th series is where the horror genre got its bad name and in particular the slasher genre its bad reputation from, but it also got a cult following. So what’s behind the series about … 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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Game release: “Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty” (PC)

Remakes are all the rage today, but it’s great to see that some classic titles receive as much love as they deserve, as is the case with the recent PC release of puzzle platformer Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty. I played … Continue reading

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