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Beth Accomando

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Mystery Loves Company, And TCM's Noir Movie Marathon Has Plenty Of Both

Friday, June 12, 2015

Turner Classic Movies has kicked off its "Summer of Darkness" — 24 hours of noir films every Friday in June and July with an accompanying free, online class.

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'Star Wars' Fans Gear Up For New Film At Convention

Friday, April 17, 2015

Star Wars fans are gathering this week for the annual Star Wars Celebration fan convention in Anaheim, Calif.

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Pour A Bucket Of Blood On These New Adaptations Of 'Carrie'

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Stephen King has said his novel Carrie is about women's power and men's fear — an idea reporter Beth Accomando says has gotten lost in newer adaptations of the horror classic for stage and screen.

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Not A Haunted House: This Haunted Experience Terrorizes For Hours

Thursday, October 30, 2014

McKamey Manor in San Diego is rated among the scariest places in the country every year around Halloween. The interactive experience lasts for hours, and some critics call it abusive.

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The Business Of Halloween Means You Can Buy An Arm And A Leg

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Americans spend billions on the fall holiday — especially for elaborate costumes and decorations. And companies that specialize in Hollywood horror props also make them for Halloween enthusiasts.

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San Diego State Wants To Draw Students In With Zombies

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Zombies are so popular with young people, that some colleges and universities have classes where students dissect the undead as metaphor.

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Elevenses And Then Some: How To Prepare A Feast Fit For A Hobbit

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The latest installment in the Hobbit movie trilogy opens this week. And some hard-core fans plan to celebrate not just with a marathon screening of the Lord of The Ring films that came before it, but with a full day of feasting — seven meals, hobbit-style. We offer up a sample menu.

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Zombie Video Game Draws Inspiration From Real Fungus

Monday, August 05, 2013

The Last of Us is a new survival horror video game. It follows a character named Joel as he fights off hostile humans and zombie-like creatures. The game was inspired by a BBC show on the scary effects of a fungus. (This piece initially aired July 9, 2013, on Morning Edition).

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A Zombie Horror Game, Inspired By ... A Nature Documentary?

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

The Last of Us is a new survival horror video game that follows a character named Joel as he fights off both hostile humans and zombie-like creatures. It was inspired by a BBC show on the scary effects of a fungus.

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For Hannibal & Co., A Horrifying New Stage

Saturday, July 06, 2013

One Los Angeles performer has played Dr. Hill in Re-Animator, Hannibal Lecter in Silence of the Lambs, and now Father Merrin in The Exorcist. Did we mention he sings opera, too?

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Horror Film Takes Cues From Roman Catholic Church

Friday, May 24, 2013

Horror director Rodrigo Gudino grew up Roman Catholic in Mexico, but now he calls Canada his home. He's no longer a practicing Catholic, but he's brought the aesthetics of his childhood into his movies, including his latest, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh.

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