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Bon appétit! It is the chef, or the cook if you will, that makes all the magic happen with the food we eat. The right chef can take your ordinary meal and make it extraordinary… or is that Hamburger Helper? Anyway, here are the Top 9 Sinister Chefs in horror.
With the release of Serving Up Richard (review), we decided to dig down deep and remember some of our favorite chefs and cooks throughout the history of horror.
Whether they be chefs of the gourmet variety, or they just threw something (like a boiling bunny) on the stove, the following list of ne'er-do-wells all know their way around a kitchen. And that's one of the reasons why we love them.
As always, we'll give you a few honorable mentions to get things going. Glenn Close's previously referenced character, Alex Forrest, was perhaps not a true chef, but she sure knew »
- Scott Hallam
We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s massive feature includes a review for Nobody Can Cool, first details on The Night Crew, Heir, and a Doctor Who documentary called Who’s Changing: An Adventure In Time With Fans, a new clip from Muck, trailers for Blood Shed, NightBeasts, and Virginia Obscura, and much more:
[Editor's Note: We want to give a big thanks to our Indie Spotlight manager, Tamika Jones, for her constant work on this weekly feature and putting together our largest Indie Spotlight to date this weekend!]
Indie Spotlight Review: Nobody Can Cool
Nobody Can Cool is the rather impressive directorial debut from up-and-coming filmmaking duo Dpyx, Marcy Boyle and Rachel Holzman, who crafted a blisteringly taut and thoughtful indie crime thriller with a palpable sense of tension from start to finish. A gritty and engaging tale of deceit, violence and desperation, Nobody Can Cool is anchored by a breakout performance by Nick Principe (best known from his work in the Laid to Rest series, Madison County and »
- Tamika Jones
Director: Carl Rinsch.
Running Time: 119 minutes.
Synopsis: A year after the murder of their master, a group of masterless samurai join forces with half-breed, Kai (Keanu Reeves), to avenge his death and restore honour to their land.
47 Ronin sees Keanu Reeves return to the big screen, having recently stuck to smaller scale projects; his last proper outing being 2008′s The Day The Earth Stood Still. In 47 Ronin, Reeves plays Kai, an English/Japanese ‘half-breed’ who is taken in by the kindly Lord Asano (Min Tanaka), but distrusted by Asano’s samurai – that is, until they become Ronin and need his help to avenge their master’s death.
At the head of Asano’s samurai is the ever loyal Ôishi, played by the brilliant Hiroyuki Sanada. Ôishi fearlessly leads his men on what is essentially a suicide mission »
- Kat Smith
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