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Dissecting Pazuzu

The Exorcist: Studies in the Horror Film (2011), edited by Danel Olson, Centipede Press: Colorado Reviewed by Robert Hood In the general category of Good Horror Films, there are those that gain their status by the sheer exuberance of their … Continue reading

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Review: Monsters

Monsters (US-2010; dir. Gareth Edwards) Reviewed by Robert Hood To some extent, the title tells the story. Monsters is indeed a movie with monsters in it. They’re big, very alien and of daikaiju proportions. But is Monsters a Monster Movie? … Continue reading

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Review: Ghost in the Shell 2.0 Redux

Ghost in the Shell 2.0 Redux (orig. Kôkaku kidôtai; Japan-1995; dir. Mamoru Oshii) Reviewed by Robert Hood Anyone who knows anything about anime knows Ghost in the Shell. Based on the classic manga of Masamune Shirow, Ghost in the Shell … Continue reading

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Review: Evangelion 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone

Evangelion 1.11: You Are (Not) Alone (Japan-2007; dir. Masayuki Yamaguchi, Kazuya Tsurumaki and Hideaki Anno) Blu-ray edition reviewed by Robert Hood Giant robots (known as mecha) and giant monsters (known as daikaiju): two of the most iconic elements of Japanese … Continue reading

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