Hostel: Part II

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10 Worst Vacations in Movies

Catch Hostel and Hostel: Part II on Saturday, Oct. 26 starting at 8/7c.

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What to Watch on IFC: April 9 -15

An all-day fright fest on Saturday? Count us in.

Performing an Autopsy on the Corpus of Torture Porn (photo)

Performing an Autopsy on the Corpus of Torture Porn

With “Saw 3D” being promised as the last in the series, are we finally seeing an end to the horror subgenre that was torture porn? This week on the IFC News podcast, we talk about the loose definitions of torture porn, whether “enjoyment” is the right word to describe the experience of watching such extreme […]

What “Inglourious Basterds” Owes to History (photo)

What “Inglourious Basterds” Owes to History

[Spoilers ahead for those who haven’t seen “Inglourious Basterds.”] There have been two moments in film this year that have moved me to my cine-loving core. Both involved individuals stirred by the power of image, art and mythology. And both illustrated a personal investment for each character (some, real-life characters), revealing a potent significance and […]

The Terrible Twos: Five Legitimately Scary Horror Sequels (photo)

The Terrible Twos: Five Legitimately Scary Horror Sequels

This week at the movie theater you have your choice of two different horror movie sequels: Rob Zombie’s second film of a rebooted “Halloween” franchise (technically the tenth in the series) and a fourth “Final Destination” picture about teenagers caught in Rube Goldbergian death traps, with this one in 3-D and featuring the appealing conclusive […]