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  • The Cabin in the Woods (R)

    Sort of a postmodern Scooby-Doo, this horror flick by Buffy the Vampire Slayer collaborators Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard cuts between a familiar story of five college kids being hunted by zombies at the title location and scenes of two snarky white-collar technicians (Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford) monitoring the slaughter from a NASA-type control center. more...
  • Candyman (R)

    Like so many post-Val Lewton horror films, this 1992 feature starts out promisingly while the plot is mainly a matter of suggestion, but gradually turns gross and obvious as the meanings become literal and unambiguous. more...
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  • Carrie (R)

    Stephen King's horror novel—about a high school outcast (Chloe Grace Moretz) exploring her nascent telekinetic powers and enduring the abuse of her religious fanatic mother (Julianne Moore)—gets a new screen treatment from director Kimberly Peirce, who substitutes a more somber tone for the camp and sick humor of Brian De Palma's 1976 version. more...
  • Carrie (R)

    Brian De Palma demonstrates the drawbacks of a film-school education by overexploiting every cornball trick of style in the book: slow motion, split screen, long takes, and soft focus abound, all to no real point. more...
  • Case 39 (R)

    In this 2009 thriller by Christian Alvart, a social worker (Renée Zellweger) tries to save a girl from her dangerous home life. more...
  • Chernobyl Diaries (R)

    Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity) wrote the story for this horror flick, a ripoff of The Hills Have Eyes in which four young Americans en route from Kiev to Moscow sign up for an "extreme tourism" side trip to the irradiated and abandoned city of Pripyat. more...
  • The Child (R)

    In this 1977 horror feature by Robert Voskanian, a young woman returns to her childhood home to care for an introverted girl whose friends turn out to be zombies. more...
  • Child's Play (R)

    Students at a Catholic boarding school grow violent as a rivalry between two teachers escalates. more...
  • Citadel (R)

    This solid horror feature by Scottish writer-director Ciaran Foy recalls such minor George Romero efforts as Jack's Wife (1972) and The Crazies (1973): it isn't too scary, but it commands attention with its idiosyncratic plot, setting, and tone. more...
  • Clown (R)

    Jon Watts directed this 2014 horror item about a man who finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party and discovers it has sinister powers. more...
  • The Conjuring 2 (R)

    Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, two fine actors whose careers have been going nowhere fast, return in this sequel to the 2013 shocker. more...
  • Contamination (R)

    Police board an abandoned ship in New York harbor and find a cargo of green pulsating eggs (but no ham). more...