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Daily | “Hasse Ekman: The Other Swede in the Room”

The title of MoMA's series running through September 18, "Hasse Ekman: The Other Swede in the Room," refers, of course, to the fact that the #1 Swede in cinema is Ingmar Bergman. Who, by the way, called Ekman's Girl With Hyacinths (1950), "an absolute masterpiece." Ekman was the son of Gösta Ekman, star of F.W. Murnau's Faust (1927), and the two appeared together with Ingrid Bergman in Gustaf Molander's Intermezzo (1936). For all that, Hasse Ekman's career as a writer, director and producer has been unduly overlooked. Until now. We're gathering appreciations. » - David Hudson
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Daily | “Hasse Ekman: The Other Swede in the Room”

The title of MoMA's series running through September 18, "Hasse Ekman: The Other Swede in the Room," refers, of course, to the fact that the #1 Swede in cinema is Ingmar Bergman. Who, by the way, called Ekman's Girl With Hyacinths (1950), "an absolute masterpiece." Ekman was the son of Gösta Ekman, star of F.W. Murnau's Faust (1927), and the two appeared together with Ingrid Bergman in Gustaf Molander's Intermezzo (1936). For all that, Hasse Ekman's career as a writer, director and producer has been unduly overlooked. Until now. We're gathering appreciations. » - David Hudson
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Pat Seals of Flyleaf Shares His Top Ten Horror Films

As we've mentioned previously, November 10th is the release date of the band Flyleaf's new CD, entitled Memento Mori, and to help celebrate the occasion, their bass player, Pat Seals, has taken time out of his hectic schedule to prepare for Dread Central readers a list of his Top Ten favorite horror films.

Nothing relieves the stress of the holidays -- or anything really -- like a good horror flick, and Pat certainly has prepared an eclectic catalog that shows he knows his shit about our genre.

Without further ado, here's Pat's list (click each image to see the full poster):

1. The Addiction (1995) - Dir. Abel Ferrara, Starring Lili Taylor

This is my favorite vampire movie. It is the best. The best. Morality and the darkness of human nature are the focus, and Lili Taylor's performance is brutal. Plus, Christopher Walken waltzes in for a philosophical cameo. The
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