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Editor, The Dissolve | I'm an expert in all things that nature abhors.

The present and future of found-footage horror — It's been 15 years since The Blair Witch Project's release, but the phrase " Blair Witch rip-off" keeps growing more prevalent, partly due to the changing economics and tools of filmmaking, and partly due to left-field hits like Paranormal Activity.

Claude Lanzmann’s landmark documentary — It will be available starting on November 9 on SundanceNow Doc Club.

Read on: October 30’s essential film writing — Today's must-read articles and links.

Avert your eyes from the frightfully improper first look at — Braaaaaaaains. And parasooooooools. And petticooooooooats.

Out Of The Past: Tony Kaye’s American History X was released today in 1998 — Or maybe that's Humpty Dumpty's American History X?

The Dissolve On... our favorite Matt Singer writing — We bid farewell to our outgoing news editor with a tribute to his best Dissolve contributions.

Nightcrawler / The Dissolve — Veteran screenwriter Dan Gilroy ineffectively scolds people for getting excited by this cautionary thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal, set ...

Before I Go To Sleep — Nicole Kidman plays a woman with amnesia in this lifeless thriller, but its vague wandering toward a significant third-act reveal is more ...

The Crow remake looking to go into production next spring — Luke Evans will replace Brandon Lee (and a bunch of other actors) in the lead role.

Newflix: The week of October 24’s best new streaming titles — Here's our weekly look at notable new titles available on online streaming sites.
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Oct 31, 2014

RT @DavidBoyles3: Between @RememberThisPod @serial and @SlateGist, I feel like 2014 will go down as the year podcasting really came into its own creatively.

Oct 31, 2014

Hey, I made this awesome list of apples! So much more interesting than that other site's list [of oranges]. #subtweet

Oct 30, 2014

@ReubixCube Yes. I do not literally want to get stabbed in the face.

Oct 30, 2014

This week in PG-13 horror: Wearing clothes in the bath.

Oct 30, 2014

@elongreen Huh. I found it kind of riveting. But then, I'm fascinating by boring inside-baseball stuff.

Oct 30, 2014

All joking aside, it's pretty astonishing how rigorously The Intercept reports on its own structural dysfunction. There's integrity in that.

Oct 30, 2014

The Intercept/First Look Media offers a tour of its own sausage factory. In brief: We can't make sausages.…

Oct 30, 2014

@intothecrevasse Yikes. Okay. Well maybe see THE RIVER, then? Shot in India, primary influence on THE DARJEELING LIMITED.

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