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Countess Dracula (1971)

As Hammer moved into the 70’s, the loosening of censorship and the desperation to stay relevant amidst the increasingly edgy horror market led to more overtly exploitative fare, with rampant sex and nudity. The best known extension of this formula … Continue reading

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Suspiria (1977)

My memory of first watching Suspiria (1977) is as vivid as the film’s famous colors. It was in a theater in Salt Lake City, proudly subverting the city’s conservative culture with regular midnight movie screenings, The Rocky Horror Picture Show … Continue reading

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