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Good Example: Near Dark

by Jay Stringer I wrote last time about The Lost Boys and it’s sequels. I’m going to finish off the horror series with another vampire film from the same year, and one that I think is far better. Sometimes I like … Continue reading

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Bad Example: The Lost Boys – The Thirst

by Jay Stringer I’ve done it again. I’ve been surprised by a second sequel. Earlier in the month I was bowled over by The Exorcist 3, a film that impressed me with its consistency and clarity. But surely that was a … Continue reading

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Bad Example: The Order

by Jay Stringer It seems appropriate for today’s film that I start with a confession. This isn’t a horror film. I think it wants to be. I think at the heart of a lot of Brian Helgeland’s work is a … Continue reading

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Bad Example: The Descent – Part 2

by Jay Stringer Let’s start off with a quick spoiler warning. Usually in the column, and especially in the last two, I try and tread a fine line when it comes to spoilers. I want to pick things apart and … Continue reading

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Good Example: The Exorcist III

by Jay Stringer After listening to the guys talk about THE EXORCIST, I thought I’d take a look at one of the sequels. I find the original film to be a very frustrating one. Buried away in there is a … Continue reading

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Bad Example: Jeepers Creepers II

by Jay Stringer Horror films are fun to write about. Some of the films I have written about on Bad Example have been films that are flawed from the start, others have been films that have been let down by … Continue reading

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Sacred Cows: Empire Records

by Jay Stringer Sacred Cows is something a bit different. I’m not here to tell you why a bad film hasn’t worked, or why a good film has tickled my fancy. This is a chance to defend a film that’s … Continue reading

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