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  • Alien: Covenant
  • Alien: Covenant (R)

    After the baffling Prometheus (2012), director Ridley Scott goes back to basics for this second installment of his new Alien trilogy: despite a few remnants of the earlier film's obscure genesis story, most of the action in Covenant plays like an elaboration on the original Alien (1979). more...
  • Bug (R)

    Steppenwolf ensemble member Tracy Letts adapted his play into this fearsome horror movie, directed with single-minded claustrophobia by William Friedkin (The Exorcist). more...
  • Crimson Peak
  • Crimson Peak (R)

    After two fanboy feasts (Hellboy II and Pacific Rim), Guillermo del Toro returns to the arty, gothic vibe of his beloved Pan's Labyrinth (2006), and while this isn't as haunting, it's definitely more haunted. more...
  • The Exorcist (R)

    "Doubtless this tale of spirit possession in Georgetown packs a punch, but so does wood alcohol," wrote Reader critic Don Druker in an earlier review of this. more...
  • The Gallows
  • The Gallows (R)

    The fictitious high school play The Gallows isn't very good, judging from what we see of it during the real horror movie The Gallows. more...
  • Goodnight Mommy
  • Goodnight Mommy (R)

    The boundlessness of the juvenile imagination is often treated as whimsical and wonderful, but in this Austrian shocker the fanciful ideas rattling around inside children's skulls grow hideously dark. more...
  • The Host (R)

    The Asian monster movie comes screeching and stomping into the 21st century with this entertaining, culturally loaded popcorn thriller from South Korea. more...
  • Let the Right One In (R)

    Like George A. Romero's horror classic Martin (1977), this Swedish shocker mixes vampire mythology with adolescent melancholy, and just as the earlier film was rooted in reality by its run-down Pittsburgh locations, this one draws heavily on its working-class setting, a drab suburb of Stockholm. more...
  • The Lords of Salem (R)

    After the fitfully inspired Halloween (2007) and Halloween II (2009), goth-rocker-turned-horror-auteur Rob Zombie returns to form with this chilling story of a radio DJ who begins to unravel after playing a mysterious record sent to her by a coven of witches. more...