Tagged: genre: horror

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Jhonen Vasquez – Johnny the Homicidal Maniac

Author and illustrator extraordinaire, Jhonen Vasquez is one of those artists that, perhaps, shouldn’t ever be allowed in public. His understanding of human nature is so deep, it’s frightening. With Johnny, the Homicidal Maniac, Vasquez shows the crazed and demented side of humanity.

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Shelter (2010)

Shelter is a psychological thriller that tells the story of Dr. Cara Jessup, a forensic psychiatrist played reliably by Julianne Moore, who is trying to uncover the mystery of why Adam, her new patient, played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers, has multiple personalities that appear to be only murder victims.

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Ito Junji – Uzumaki (Manga)

Uzumaki tells the warped tale of Kurouzu-Cho, a fictional town on Dragonfly Lake. This tasty little bit of nastiness lets audiences into a world where everything is ruled by the spiral. Our shy hostess is the lovely Kirie Goshima, who tells us the story of the strange happenings that occurred in her small town.

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YAM – Issue 012

Our latest and last issue as a PDF. This marks a new beginning for us, and marks the actual 2-month countdown for the opening of yam-mag.com. In this issue, McNeil from The Dark of the Matinee gives us a look at what was the Toronto Film Festival this year, and gives his thoughts on Let Me In, Black Swan, and Norwegian Wood.

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Let Me In

As many of you know, this film is Matt Reeves’s American adaptation of John Lindqvist’s novel Let the Right One in, which has already been adapted into the Swedish film of the same name. First thing’s first — no, it’s not bad. At all. Let Me In is quiet, beautiful, terrifying and patient.

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YAM – Issue 011

We’ve got our very first exclusive! I got a chance to chat with Grammy/Golden Globe/Academy Award winner/nominee Diane Warren. We are also covering a bit on the Lima Film Festival, which just wrapped up their 14th edition. Plus reviews for some of the very best of the blockbuster season in America… and a surprise review for Aftershocks.

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YAM – Issue 009

This time around we’ve got talks about fansubs [fan-made-subtitles], and reviews for Shutter Island, City of Life and Death, Legion, the documentary on The White Stripes, the Japanese drama Perfect Girl Evolution, comments on the latest season of Desperate Housewives, House M.D, and United States of Tara… as well as reviews for many other albums including Bi Rain, Tete and Aleks Syntek. Plus MORE~

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YAM – Issue 007

On this issue we’ve got a special coverage on the Stockholm Film Fest, including a Q&A with Sin Nombre director Cary Fukunaga, and several reviews from the festival’s films like Precious, Up in the Air, and The Cove which will play a big part on the coming award shows…