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Bruce Kawin

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    My Amityville Horror filmmakers on getting personal with America's most famous haunting

    The Amityville Horror is the best-known haunting in American history, spawning multiple films, countless books and speculation to this day about what really happened more than thirty years ago. At this point, it seems like there couldn't be any angle on the story that hasn't been beaten to death -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Horror films from A to Z: part three

    At The ABCs of Death, showing now at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a current or rising star in the genre. It's a tasty appetizer that can serve as a meal in and of itself, but what i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Horror films from A to Z: part two

    When you to to The ABCs of Death, showing now at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a current or rising star in the genre. It's a tasty appetizer that can serve as a meal in and of itself ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Horror films from A to Z: part one

    At The ABCs of Death, opening today at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a current or rising star in the genre. It's a tasty appetizer that can serve as a meal in and of itself, but what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    The ten best lines from Labyrinth

    Let's get one thing straight from the start: I am a woman over thirty, and Labyrinth is one of my all-time favorite movies. In honor of the upcoming Labyrinth Quote-Along on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 (it's part of the International Film Series at the University of Colorado at Bou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    RiffTrax's Kevin Murphy on Birdemic and Mystery Science Theater 3000's legacy

    As the voice of wise-cracking robot Tom Servo and one of the original brains behind the cult sensation Mystery Science Theater 3000 -- known affectionately to fans as MTS3K -- Kevin Murphy helped elevate the act of jeering at shitty movies to an art form, leaving an indelible mark on pop culture in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Eight things every horror movie needs, according to Bruce Kawin

    Do you like scary movies? Bruce Kawin, a professor of English and film at the University of Colorado Boulder, likes them so well he's written a book, Horror and the Horror Film, on the topic. Covering hundreds of movies across the history of horror, the book explains what makes a movie scary and off ... More >>

  • Film

    October 11, 1995
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