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Reel Brooklyn is a biweekly column chronicling the definitive history of Brooklyn on-screen, one film—and neighborhood—at a time. Perhaps it was the most extreme metaphor for Brooklyn gentrification ever: a swoon-worthy B-Heights brownstone whose only renters are adversaries in the Miltonic battle between God and Satan. A late-comer in the who's-more-Catholic horror-movie fad that began with Rosemary's Baby (1968) and reached pustulating white-head-ness with The Omen (1976), Michael Winner's The Sentinel (1977) relocates the traffic...
  Lights Out Directed by David Sandberg Opens July 22 Horror maestro (and Furious 7 driver) James Wan may be industrious, having directed two Conjurings and two Insidiouses over the past five years. But he must know, having worked with producer Jason Blum, that he's gotta amp it up if he wants to compete with Blum's prodigious output of low-budget horror product. Here, then, trailing Conjuring 2 by just six weeks or so, is the Wan-produced Lights...
Everything new is definitely old again. Today’s horror films resemble yesterday's horror films. Filmmakers are splicing in a little from this film, a little from that film to create a mongrel midnight movie, a mutant that strives to transcend their bald references. Filmmakers like Adam Wingard, Panos Cosmatos, Nicolas Winding Refn, Peter Strickland, and Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani sample from a variety of sources including giallo and the work of John Carpenter, Radley...
At first, the young philosopher is convinced that the old woman is trying to seduce him; laughing, he struts across the empty barn and barks that he would not let her tempt him for “all the gold in the world.” As she continues to stare into his eyes, though, the young man’s will begins to falter. He stands frozen in place as the old lady climbs his back and beckons him to move....