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Red Dragon

Brett Ratner's Red Dragon fulfills the promise of the Lecter franchise by giving the people what they want, often at the expense of the film. Read More »

Dario Argento, arsonist

Sure, Buffy's fun, but let's go back to some old-school, serious horror foolishness. Like Inferno, by Dario Argento. That's serious cheese. Read More »

Sell your soul…and mine

How often do you see a Letter To The Editor from Tom Waits? John Densmore's (The Doors) position on licensing music for advertising use is correct, pure and simple, and Waits is now here to back him up. Read More »

Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away

Japanese master Hayao Miyazaki's current film Spirited Away is in the position to redefine the American popular conception of what an animated film can do, in the process adding itself to the list of unquestionably essential films. Read More »