Fear Stalks Netflix This Fall

Fear was among the last of a cycle of psychological thrillers that haunted multiplexes in the 1990’s. The James Foley-directed thriller echoed movies like Unlawful Entry, Pacific Heights, Poison Ivy, and The Crush. Critics hated it, but teen audiences lapped up the high school ‘Fatal Attraction’ story. The combination of young stars Reese Witherspoon and Mark […]

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The Crush (1993) Turns 25 Today

On April 2nd, 1993, The Crush hit North American theaters and introduced the world to Alicia Silverstone. The Crush itself was a relatively minor success, grossing just over $13 million in North American theaters.  It represented the latter part of a cycle of erotic and stalker-based thrillers that were released in the wake of the […]

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