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21 of the Greatest Horror Films of the 21st Century

17 October 2016 1:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It’s October, the scariest month of the year, making it the perfect time to celebrate the world of the horror genre. Easily one of, if not the most, longest standing genres in film history. For some reason, best described by a psychologist, we human beings just love being scared witless. There’s no better date to stick on a frightening flick than October 31st, aka Halloween, but what to watch?

With a genre whose origins can be traced back to the dawn of cinema, it’s a very tough job to whittle down to just one film. Most people tend to stick to the classics – films such as John Carpenter‘s Halloween, which is fine, but there are plenty of modern classics just waiting for your attention. Since the turn of the new millennium we’ve been inundated with clever and creepy cinema. Here are our top picks.

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- Kat Hughes

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Secret Cinema ’28 Days Later’ Review

17 April 2016 4:35 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Secret Cinema 28 Days Later review: The Hollywood News runs for its life at the latest interactive cinema event in London.

In the last couple of years Secret Cinema have gone from strength to strength. 2014 saw their adventurous Back to the Future event win over fans despite some hiccups at the start. They then followed that with last year’s super impressive Star Wars summer spectacle that had fanboys weeping with joy. Now the organisation have once again ventured into new territory as they tackle their first horror event with Danny Boyle’s brilliant zombie classic, 28 Days Later. Here, Thn’s own Kat Hughes brings you her Secret Cinema 28 Days Later review.

The original 2002 film saw London ravaged by a deadly disease known simply as Rage. Our protagonist Jim awakens from a coma 28 days after the infection to a deserted and changed capital. He meets with fellow survivor Selina (Naomie Harris »

- Kat Hughes

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12 movies and their unused, downbeat endings

5 February 2016 6:30 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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From Body Snatchers to World War Z, here are 12 movies intended to have downbeat endings, but were changed for their theatrical release...

 Nb: The following contains inevitable spoilers. If you haven't seen the subject of a particular entry, pay careful consideration to skipping it until you have...

"Good does not always triumph. Sometimes, the dark side overcomes what Lincoln called the better angels of our nature."

So said General Corman in Apocalypse Now. But what Corman should have said is, "Sometimes, the dark side overcomes what Lincoln called the better angels of our nature - assuming test audiences or studio executives will allow it to happen."

Downbeat endings are by no means out of the question in mainstream movies, but there have been times where filmmakers have, often at the last minute, had to go back and shoot a happier ending for one reason or another. For your delectation, »

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12 movies and their unused, downbeat endings

5 February 2016 6:30 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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From Body Snatchers to World War Z, here are 12 movies intended to have downbeat endings, but were changed for their theatrical release...

 Nb: The following contains inevitable spoilers. If you haven't seen the subject of a particular entry, pay careful consideration to skipping it until you have...

"Good does not always triumph. Sometimes, the dark side overcomes what Lincoln called the better angels of our nature."

So said General Corman in Apocalypse Now. But what Corman should have said is, "Sometimes, the dark side overcomes what Lincoln called the better angels of our nature - assuming test audiences or studio executives will allow it to happen."

Downbeat endings are by no means out of the question in mainstream movies, but there have been times where filmmakers have, often at the last minute, had to go back and shoot a happier ending for one reason or another. For your delectation, »

- ryanlambie

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