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SISTERS
1973, Janus Films, 92 min, USA, Dir: Brian De Palma

Margot Kidder is Danielle, a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hot-shot reporter (Jennifer Salt) suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters’ insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, De Palma’s first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam of split-screen effects, bloody birthday cakes and a chilling score by frequent Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann.


PHANTOM OF THE MALL: ERIC'S REVENGE
1989, 91 min, USA, Dir: Richard Friedman

Flipping the Phantom of the Opera mythos with an ’80s twist, the title character of ERIC’S REVENGE owns a prime piece of real estate that a group of greedy developers lusts after to build a mall. When Eric refuses to sell his land, the developers burn his house down with him inside. When the mall is erected where his house once stood, a burned and scarred Eric haunts the place, looking to take revenge on those who wronged him.


STEPHEN KING'S DOCTOR SLEEP
2019, Warner Bros., 151 min, USA, Dir: Mike Flanagan

Based upon the novel by Stephen King, this horror thriller revisits Danny Torrance 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in THE SHINING. Torrance (Ewan McGregor) has come to terms with his childhood trauma – until he encounters Abra (Kyliegh Curran, in her feature film debut), a teenager with the powerful extrasensory gift known as the “shine.” She has sought Dan out, desperate for his help against the merciless Rose the Hat (Rebecca Ferguson) and her followers, The True Knot, who feed off the shine of innocents in their quest for immortality. Dan’s unlikely alliance with Abra leads to a brutal life-or-death battle that reawakens the ghosts of the past and compels him to use his powers as never before.


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