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It Follows OST - Disasterpeace

‘It Follows’ is a horror film drenched in the Carpenter and Romero fuelled nightmares of 70s and 80s American suburbia, and it’s score by San Franciscan Rich Vreeland, aka Disasterpeace, is similarly indebted to the cinematic tropes of the era.  84 more words

My Favorite Movies #79: Escape from New York

It is hard to overstate just how grimy, skeevy and unsavory Manhattan was in the 1970s and 1980s. A visitor to the Big Apple these days sees an utterly transformed metropolis, free of the myriad reminders of urban squalor and decay that characterized it not so long ago. 2,483 more words


Non-Review Review: Let Us Prey

This film was seen as part of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2015.

Let Us Prey marks the feature film debut of director Brian O’Malley. 1,061 more words


The Thing-a-ma-bob: Starring Jack Burton and Diabetes

One thing good ole Jack Burton knows are things. Yeah, you can take him down with a bit of fire and whiskey but there ain’t no taking back the time you spent watching the damn thing. 547 more words

It Follows (2015)

It Follows begins with an extraordinary long take that tracks the movements of a frantic teenage girl, accompanied by disorienting music, set against a suburban street not unlike those of Haddonfield, Illinois. 444 more words

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Review: "It Follows"

“It Follows” opens wide this weekend, and what follows is my review.  No real spoilers, especially if you’ve seen the trailer, but if you wanna… 913 more words


It Follows and the return of bravura horror

On the evening of Aug. 8, 1993, Showtime aired Body Bags, a 90-minute pilot for what the network hoped would become a long-running horror anthology series in the style of HBO’s… 854 more words