The Fair-Haired Child (2005)

Tara (Lindsay Pulsipher) and Johnny (Jesse Hadock) get close in "The Fair-Haired Child".
Tara (Lindsay Pulsipher) and Johnny (Jesse Hadock) get close in "The Fair-Haired Child".
Tara (Lindsay Pulsipher) and Johnny (Jesse Hadock) get close in “The Fair-Haired Child”.

from Showtime’s “Masters of Horror” series

The Fair-Haired Child (2005)
Directed by:
William Malone
Written by: Matt Greenberg
Starring: Lindsay Pulsipher, Jesse Hadock, William Samples, Lori Petty

PLOT
A warlock couple abduct a young teenage girl to sacrifice her to a mysterious and evil entity as an offering to resurrect their long-dead boy. (from IMDb)

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Cigarette Burns (2005)

Discussing the true power of film in "Cigarette Burns".
Discussing the true power of film in “Cigarette Burns”.

from Showtime’s “Masters of Horror” series

Cigarette Burns (2005)
Directed by:
John Carpenter
Written by: Drew McWeeny and Scott Swan
Starring: Norman Reedus, Udo Kier, Christopher Redman, Chris Gauthier, Zara Taylor

PLOT
In this episode, Jimmy Sweetman ventures out to locate a rare film print called “La Fin Absolue du Monde”. The film once shown has been known to drive its audience into a crazed frenzy before the theater goes up in flames. He finally discovers that the film does live up to its reputation and the results are quite shocking. (from tv.com)

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REVIEW: ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’

Mr. Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) forgoes parlimentary prodcedure in "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter".
Mr. Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) forgoes parlimentary prodcedure in “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”.

“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

This phrase is often tossed around as an admonition to learn from your mistakes so as to prevent yourself from making them again. To hear some people talk, you’d think that the worst possible sin would be to continue to make those same mistakes over and over again. But what if there was something worse? What if you not only continued to make those mistakes but also managed to use history to make them worse?

Such it is the lesson we get from “Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter”.
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