"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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“The strange and sinister embroidered on… the normal and easy.”

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Roger Vadim’s Blood and Roses: Sexy transgressive euro-Evil wins!

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Eyes Without a Face: dis­passionate yet romantic, gory yet lyrical

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The boundary between uncanny and uncanny-­fantastic is a difficult one.

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Liminal Horror movies — between the super­natural and the every­day.

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Why are horror movies from 1960-63 so resistant to critical analysis?