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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games is that rare Young Adult fiction franchise that manages to be thought-provoking and entertaining in equal measure. While it may not carry the literary heft of dystopian classics like 1984...

Day of the Dead (1985)

Day of the Dead is often seen as the black sheep of George A. Romero’s original zombie trilogy.  It departs from the classic siege-style structure of Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the...

The Burning (1981)

In an alternate universe very much like our own, few people have ever heard of Jason Voorhees but everybody knows horribly burned summer camp killer Cropsy!  There have been twelve The Burning films,...

The Funhouse (1981)

The opening scene in Tobe Hooper’s The Funhouse is an incredibly meta moment in genre film.  Borrowing elements of classic giallo and riffing directly on the shower scene from Psycho, we are...

Lifeforce (1985)

I’ve always considered Lifeforce to be a genre-fan’s slam dunk: written by Dan O’Bannon (Alien, The Return of the Living Dead) and directed by Tobe Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poltergeist), the film...

Riddick Collection

With the impending release of Riddick, the titular anti-hero (Vin Diesel) returns to home video in time to build some hype and bring you up to speed via Blu-Ray. This set includes Pitch Black and The...