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Horror start for Ten Hag as Gross fires Brighton to win at Manchester United | Premier League

This was the worst of possible starts for Manchester United under Erik ten Hag. All the optimism of pre‑season and a new manager curdled as Old Trafford proved a theatre of the Dutchman’s worst nightmares. Employed on a ticket of “proactive” (his word) pressing football the precise opposite was on show until a rally that …

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Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big money question haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” …

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Rebecca Hall’s 7-Minute Monologue in ‘Resurrection’ Is a Tour de Force

Rebecca Hall’s 7-Minute Monologue in ‘Resurrection’ Is a Tour de Force

Show, don’t tell. Normally, that’s a cardinal rule in movie-making—at least for everyone other than Aaron Sorkin. Using copious amounts of dialogue can be seen as a narrative crutch, a missed opportunity for actors to use their bodies to tell the stories on the page. This is what can make monologues so powerful in the …

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Conversion camp horror flick "They/Them" is a crafty, killer good time

Conversion camp horror flick “They/Them” is a crafty, killer good time

The fantastic queer thriller “They/Them” flips the script on horror films starting with its clever/devious opening scene involving a lone driver in the woods at night. It is one of many indications that thrice Oscar-nominated writer John Logan (“Gladiator,” “Penny Dreadful“) — making a confident directorial debut — is toying with viewers. Even with a …

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‘They/Them’ Has the Worst Movie Scene of the Year, Featuring a Pink Song

‘They/Them’ Has the Worst Movie Scene of the Year, Featuring a Pink Song

The horror genre is filled with tropes that are designed to creep you out, things that have been used for decades to terrify audiences. The jump scare, the face in the bathroom mirror, the chase scene—need I continue? It would seem that there’s nothing left to scare us, that everything’s been done hundreds of times …

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Bodies Bodies Bodies review – Gen Z comedy horror plays a fun game | Horror films

There’s plenty of nasty late summer fun to be had in A24’s of-the-moment slasher Bodies Bodies Bodies, a mix of gore and guffaws that aims to deliver the same poppy jolt that Scream did back in 1996 at a time when the genre is receiving a surprise resurrection. But while recent hits such as Halloween …

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