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Jason Blum Talks Horror Movies, Says ‘Halloween’ 2018 Is Not A Reboot And ‘The Purge’ Kept Slashers Alive

The horror guru explains how he thinks slashers are making a comeback.<p>Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions has given fans some of the best horror …

Horror

A Beginner's Guide to Regular Expressions in JavaScript

Everyone working with JavaScript will have to deal with strings at one point or other. Sometimes, you will just have to store a string inside another …

Who Are the Best Horror Authors of All Time?

As readers, we want the best. The best books, the best authors, the best-sellers. I’m a fan of horror novels, and I’ve read my share of classic & …

Writing

Learn D3.js in 5 minutes

An introduction to creating visual representations of your dataD3.js is a JavaScript library used to manipulate documents based on data. It uses …

Using Async/Await with Mocha, Express, and Mongoose

One great perk of async/await in Node.js is how well it integrates with existing libraries. By now, most popular Node.js libraries support some sort …

Choosing a JavaScript build tool: to config or not config

Build tools have become a necessary component in the workflow for modern web applications. I have previously covered the basics of what build tools …

George Orwell Creates a List of the Four Essential Reasons Writers Write

Everyone should learn to write well, I used to tell students in Composition classes, and I believed it. To write well, in a certain sense, is to …

From ‘Psycho’ to ‘Get Out’: A History of Horror at the Oscars

On January 23rd, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this year’s Oscar nominees – including <i>Get Out</i>, which earned nominations …

Horror

Mastering the React Lifecycle Methods

OverviewReact components encapsulate parts of the UI. Your full React application UI is rendered as a tree of many nested components. Depending on …

The Cost Of JavaScript

As we build sites more heavily reliant on JavaScript, we sometimes pay for what we send down in ways that we can’t always easily see. In this post, …

Here’s Every Halloween Movie Coming to NETFLIX, HULU, and AMAZON This October

Night is closing in earlier and earlier, and it’s time to get spooky! Yup, it’s October, which basically means it’s Halloween and we can’t wait to …

Horror

One Man's Quest to Photograph Every Frank Lloyd Wright Structure Ever Built

The Phoenix-based photographer captures the architect's iconic buildings in their most appealing light<p>There are 532 Frank Lloyd Wright structures standing in the world. Phoenix-based photographer Andrew Pielage is on a mission to shoot every one of them. The 39-year-old is the unofficial …

Audrey Tautou: ‘My subject in these photos is somebody between the character and who I am’

The French actor has been in the public eye since Amélie in 2001. Now, in her first show as a photographer, she’s playing around with that image<p>‘I’m an interesting subject,” says Audrey Tautou, the French actor who exhibited her photographs for the first time this summer at the Arles festival under …

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Iron Man: 16 Movie SECRETS (That Marvel Tried To Keep CLASSIFIED)

In 2008, Marvel launched its cinematic universe with the movie Iron Man, based on its best-selling character. The movie about a wealthy playboy who …

15 Things You Never Knew About John Carpenter's 'The Thing'

Can you believe it's been 35 years since "The Thing" first terrorized moviegoers?<p>The film didn't make a huge splash when it first debuted, but over the years it's developed a massive fanbase and come to be regarded as one of the greatest horror movies ever made. To celebrate this big anniversary, …

Horror

20 Best AngularJS Tools for Web Developers

This article introduces you to 20 of the best<i> AngularJS tools</i> for web developers. Angular JavaScript allows you to extend HTML syntaxes. It’s a …

James Gunn announces a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ double feature

Ahead of a sequel—or in the case of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, its entire lineup—fans will often rewatch previous movies to catch themselves up, …

Marvel Universe

This Spirited Away Piggy Bank Is Functional and Awesome

If you’re a Studio Ghibli fan, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the animated film <i>Spirited Away</i>. It’s one of the best of Miyazaki’s movies, and it’s the …

Anime

Today's WWW is built on pillars of sand: Buggy, exploitable JavaScript libs are everywhere

Your dependencies are not dependableThe web has a security problem: code libraries. Almost 88 per cent of the top 75,000 websites and 47 per cent of …

We close this column with Eternal Sunshine and its ending about endings

<i>In Scenic Routes, Mike D’Angelo looks at key scenes, explaining how they work and what they mean.</i><p>When I first pitched Scenic Routes, back in the …

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'XX' is the Perfect Anti-Torture Porn Horror Anthology

With shorts from St. Vincent and Karyn Kusama, this all-women directed film is an antidote to Trump<p>Horror has generally been an awful genre for women. Slasher flicks and torture porn have been cesspits of brutality, putting horrible female stereotypes through actual grinders and demeaning …

Horror

A Hayao Miyazaki-Inspired Art Show Is Coming to San Francisco

It’s hard not to feel inspired after watching one of the fantastical films of Hayao Miyazaki. According to <i>Juxtapoz</i>, 50 artists have channeled that …

Creating Characters: The Behavioral Paradox

Character or characterization has been described as <i>contradiction</i>. Although this is the truth, it is – crucially – not the whole truth. The first …

Screenwriting

Stanley Kubrick on Why Life is Still Worth Living ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

Gavin Aung Than illustrates a response Stanley Kubrick gave to a Playboy interview about the purpose of life.

Australian Horror / Thrillers That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

The cinematic landscape of Australian horror and thrillers is just as multifaceted and deadly as much of the flora and fauna that can be found in the …

Oscars almost never nominate horror flicks, but they should

Another year, another list of Oscar nominations. And yet again, as with most years in the history of the Academy Awards, not a single horror movie has been nominated.<p>Sure, the dearth of award-winning horror flicks is nothing new, but as the genre continues to turn out excellent art, it's becoming …

What Highly Creative People Do Differently

Here's what research shows about the everyday behaviors and traits of brilliant artists, entrepreneurs, and writers.<p>The legendary writers Truman Capote, William Carlos Williams, and Frank O'Connor walked into a frat house.<p>No, it's not the beginning of a joke but the (incredible) description of a …

Creativity

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