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…and 15 that REALLY suck. Let’s be frank. The track record of good fourth movies in a franchise isn’t good. To prove this point, we have two Top 10s on this subject and over 50% of each of them (which rank the best, or at least the ones that didn’t suck too terribly bad), are not movies anyone can really truly stand behind.

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What makes ‘Chronicle’ different from every other superhero movie out there is that it’s presented as found footage, meaning it’s supposedly filmed by the teenagers, their friends, and existing security cameras.

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‘Chronicle’ is a first-person, found footage take on the super hero genre, but it’s also a remarkably affecting teenage drama, as it unpacks familiar issues such as alienation, loneliness and the awkwardness that is inherent in almost every adolescence.

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Because Paranormal Activity 3 plays mainly on what we can’t see, your eyes are constantly darting around the camera frame, looking for something strange.

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Submit your own spooky “real-life” photo/image to win passes to see PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3 in Kansas City and a prize pack including the first two PARANORMAL ACTIVITY movies on DVD, a T-shirt, baseball cap, sticker, and poster!

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While I certainly appreciate the first two “Paranormal Activity” films, I was worried that they’d be unable to sustain a third installment. Based on the cut of the film presented as a secret screening at Fantastic Fest, I was right to worry. The way I see it, these are the cardinal sins of found footage [...]

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Top 10 Fantastic Fest Titles Available to Stream on Netflix

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While about 30 percent of the films that have played Fantastic Fest (which starts Thursday Sept. 22 and which I’ll be covering for Scene-Stealers) are available to stream online, and about 50 percent otherwise have a U.S. DVD release, the remaining 20 percent have not been released in the United States at all. Aside from [...]

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It’s that time of the year again! The days are getting shorter, the kids are back in school, and the sweltering heat is starting to de-swelter. Could it be? YES! Fantastic Fest 2011 kicks off in less than three weeks! From Thursday, 9/22 through Thursday, 9/29, true genre movie lovers will gather primarily at the [...]

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When “The Blair Witch Project” was a box office smash in the summer of 1999, people braced themselves for a slew of imitators. But it wasn’t until recently that Found Footage as a sub-genre of horror has really started to mature and become respectable as more than just a collection of “Blair Witch” knockoffs. Like [...]

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We have advance passes to the upcoming film PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 and we want you to have them. The screening is on Thursday, October 21 at 9:00PM at AMC Olathe Studio 30 (119th & I-35). We’ll have a random drawing on Monday, October 18 to determine the winners. Please note this screening is at 9pm. Don’t [...]

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Secret scenes or hidden shots in “Paranormal Activity 2″ trailer – Look closely! What is the easter egg (or secret frame) in the trailer for “Paranormal Activity 2″? Well, the trailer for the film (a sequel to last year’s surprise low-budget hit) just hit today and the secret shots are only viewable in the trailer [...]

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Is “The Fourth Kind” real? Is the documentary footage shown in the film real or staged? Answers here.

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Today’s Top 10 is a good one for the people who love Halloween but don’t like being scared as much as they like the costumes and fun of it all. Brian Reeves from Kansas City contributed this good-humored list of funny horror films. If you have a Top 10 list you’d like to contribute, email [...]

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A couple of years ago, I wrote a list of Top 10 Overlooked Scary Movies that got spread around the Web quite a bit. Best of all, the comment section became a great place for people to recommend other horror flicks that may not have received the attention they deserve. Today’s new list is kind [...]

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