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“The 15 Best Horror Movies of 2018”

“The 15 Best Horror Movies of 2018”


Well, you can’t win ’em all. Thought exercise: Even if I did like Suspiria and Hereditary (they’re bad), I’d probably put Mandy ahead of them both. Mandy is a distinct horror throwback, but the film feels current, of the moment, a time capsule for reviewing its era sans wistful nostalgia, and it frankly stands to move the genre forward in … Continue reading

“The 30 Best Movies of 1988”

“The 30 Best Movies of 1988”


And onward we press, writing about the best films to open in years ending in “8.” This time, it’s 1988, the fourth year of my life, and also I guess a year filled with some pretty good movies, assuming that’s more important to you than preschool-aged Andy. Whatever. Priorities, right? I wrote a bit about Beetlejuice, … Continue reading

“Why Brew an Anniversary Beer?”

“Why Brew an Anniversary Beer?”


Clever subheadline: Because anniversary beers can be delicious, just like other beers that have nothing to do with an anniversary. Figuring out how to make a beer to commemorate the birth of your brewery isn’t an easy feat. It’s an abstract feat, even. But if you’re creative enough, you’ll crack the code, as the brewers I … Continue reading