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Throwback Thursday: Urban Legend (1998)

Urban Legend Director: Jamie Blanks Released: September 25, 1998 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 40m The Rundown: “A university is beset by a rash of gruesome murders that resemble old urban legends.  When her friend Michelle (Natasha Gregson Wagner) is killed by someone hiding in her car, Natalie (Alicia Witt) begins to notice the pattern.  Her…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Urban Legend (1998)

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Throwback Thursday: Fear

Fear Director: James Foley Released: April 12, 1996 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 37m The Rundown: “When 16-year-old Nicole Walker (Reese Witherspoon) meets 23-year-old David McCall (Mark Wahlberg) at a Seattle nightclub, she falls in love.  David is exciting and charming, and despite the wide age gap, he wins over Nicole’s family—except for her workaholic father,…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Fear

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Throwback Thursday: Gremlins

Gremlins Director: Joe Dante Released: June 8, 1984 Rating: PG The Rundown: “A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown.  The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the ‘mogwai’ but sells it to him with the warning to never expose him to bright…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Gremlins

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Throwback Thursday: Black Christmas

Black Christmas Director: Bob Clark Released: December 20, 1974 Rating: R The Rundown: “As winter break begins, a group of sorority sisters, including Jess (Olivia Hussey) and the often inebriated Barb (Margot Kidder), begin to receive anonymous, lascivious phone calls.  Initially, Barb eggs the caller on, but stops when he responds threateningly.  Soon, Barb’s friend…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Black Christmas

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Throwback Thursday: Cube

Cube Director: Vincenzo Natali Released: September 11, 1998 Rating: R The Rundown: “Without remembering how they got there, several strangers awaken in a prison of cubic cells, some of them booby-trapped.  There’s onetime cop Quentin (Maurice Dean Wint), scientist Holloway (Nicky Guadagni), young math genius Leaven (Nicole de Boer), master of escapes Rennes (Wayne Robson),…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Cube

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Throwback Thursday: The Ring

The Ring Director: Gore Verbinski Released: October 18, 2002 Rating: PG-13 The Rundown: “It sounds like just another urban legend—a videotape filled with nightmarish images leads to a phone call foretelling the viewer’s death in exactly seven days.  Newspaper reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) is skeptical of the story until four teenagers all die mysteriously…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Ring