Home Is Where the Horror Is: Beetlejuice

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Many horror movies are set in motion by an unforgivable crime—in 1988's Beetlejuice, it's the post-modern makeover of a 19th-century house. When the obnoxious Deetz family renovate their newly purchased home, the offense against taste spurs the previous owners, the recently deceased Maitlands, to begin a campaign of haunting that wreaks hilarious havoc on both the […]

Home Is Where the Horror Is: The Shining

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The eerily disorienting interiors of the Overlook Hotel, the isolated setting for Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980), feed a sense of psychological unrest in characters and viewers alike. From its unnatural light and impossible layout to its overwhelming scale, the building is not a mere backdrop, but rather an expression of the inner fears of a family […]

Home Is Where the Horror Is: Candyman

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Some horror movies combine cheap thrills with biting social commentary. The 2021 remake of Candyman is an example, setting a tale about a host of vengeful spirits within a condemned Chicago public housing project and tackling connections among art, race, and gentrification. Watch the finale of our summer haunted house film series at O Cinema South Beach […]