Horror movies tap into a primal part of human nature: The desire to confront—and ultimately control—our fears.“Some people ask why people would go into a dark room to be scared,” horror master Wes Craven once said. “I say they are already scared, and they need to have that fear manipulated and massaged. I think of horror movies as the disturbed dreams of a society.”The horror movie dates back to the beginning of cinema: Some of the earliest silents were scary movies, like 1915’s The Golem, 1920’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and 1922’s Nosferatu, the granddaddy of vampire flicks. Since then, Hollywood has haunted moviegoers with an evolving array of frightening films.But what constitutes a horror movie can vary greatly: Some traffic in the supernatural, while others keep the suspense to more human proportions. Some are outright gorefests and others force viewers to imagine the horror in their minds. Some scary movies are disposable … [Read more...] about The Greatest Horror Films of All Time, According to the Critics
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Residents of a neighborhood on Chicago's North Side are living in fear, hoping that $18,000 in reward money can help solve two brazen killings on their normally safe streets.Investigators believe the same man is behind both slayings -- the victims were killed by the same gun and in the same manner -- and that the suspect lives in the Rogers Park neighborhood or somewhere nearby."Both shootings came from the same gun and likely the same suspect," Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said. "There is nothing on our end right now that points to these two people actually knowing each other."Douglas Watts, 73, was walking his dogs September 30 when a gunman shot him in the head, police said. It was about 10 a.m.Ladi Ogunnunbi was headed to church shortly before Watts was killed and saw the suspect walking away from him. Ogunnubi had forgotten something and went back to his apartment, he said."I ran back in to go get that, and when I come back out, within a minute or two, I started to … [Read more...] about A Chicago community is on edge as police hunt the man behind 2 seemingly random slayings
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Don Babwin, Associated Press Updated 12:06 am CDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Now Playing: Prosecutors on Monday showed jurors video of a white Chicago police officer opening fire on Laquan McDonald, dramatically recounting the 16 shots fired into the black teenager and calling the 2014 shooting "completely unnecessary." (Sept. 17) Media: Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The last moments of Laquan McDonald's life played over and over again for the jury. An officer pulls up, gets out of a squad car and opens fire as the black teenager walks away from police, a small knife in one hand. McDonald crumples to the ground. More bullets are fired into his body — a total of 16. The video of the Oct. 20, 2014, shooting is so central to the murder trial of white Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke that jurors watched it at least five times during the first day of testimony Monday — the first time just 15 minutes into opening statements. Its release … [Read more...] about Jury shown shooting video repeatedly at Chicago cop’s trial
CHICAGO — An official is hailing a licensed gun owner who joined suburban Chicago police in a shootout with a suspect in the shooting of an officer. Police say Cicero police Officer Luis Duarte underwent surgery after the encounter Thursday near Interstate 55 at Cicero Avenue. The 31-year-old officer was shot four times. No official information is available on his condition Friday. Cicero police Superintendent Jerry Chlada says a driver fired on two officers as he fled on foot after an attempted traffic stop. Chlada says another driver left his car and joined an officer in shooting at the gunman. Cicero Town President Larry Dominick says the civilian risked his life to help the officers. The gunman was shot and is hospitalized in serious condition. It is unclear who wounded the gunman. … [Read more...] about Official lauds man who helped cops in Chicago-area shootout