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The 10 scariest films of all time

By Simon Miraudo October 28, 2013 Every October, in the days leading up to Halloween, I like to look back over my favourite horror films, and watch those that have eluded me. It’s hard to explain why we like scary movies so. They don’t make us laugh, like comedies. They don’t move us, like dramas. […]

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Play It Again – The Shining

By Simon Miraudo May 14, 2013 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line (hey, whatever; it […]

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Warner Bros consider prequel to The Shining

In news that should excite fans of The Shining – Kidding! The internet hates this kind of thing! – Warner Bros are toying with the idea of producing a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic. According to the L.A. Times, writer-producer Laeta Kalogridis (Shutter Island, Avatar) and partners Bradley Fischer (Black Swan) and James Vanderbilt […]

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The 10 most evil children in movie history

The 10 most evil children in movie history. By Simon Miraudo. This week we were treated to the super-creepy new trailer for Lynne Ramsay’s We Need to Talk About Kevin, in which Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly play parents who must come to terms with the fact that their son might be pure evil (dead giveaway: […]

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The 5 Worst Movie Dads

We’ve kicked Father’s Day off early here at Quickflix. This week we’ve featured the best and worst Dad’s in movies and television. Today’s final entry looks at the very, very worst fathers in movie history. 5. Clark Griswold – National Lampoon’s Vacation Fatherly Advice: “Find a bush Audrey!” The Griswold’s doomed vacation to Wallyworld is […]

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