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An old-fashioned, tastefully constrained supernatural thriller, "The Woman in Black" embraces the elements of gothic horror movies with pleasing seriousness: If there's a door handle to rattle or floorboard to creak in the ruined mansion at the heart of the story's trouble, this production pauses for the sight and sound.

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So Republicans are now in charge in the House, and they're having some growing pains. It seems that their new flock is filled with independent sorts who may listen to their leaders, but still go their own way.

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Christopher Lee: Horror films today are 'obscene'updated: Fri Oct 30 2009 08:27:00

Although his name is synonymous with horror, Christopher Lee says he doesn't have much desire to see pictures that fall under that genre these days.

Sassoon, Lee, Faldo in queen's honors listupdated: Sat Jun 13 2009 09:52:00

One revolutionized women's hair in the 1960s. Another brought fear to Middle Earth. Another is a champion golfer who now designs courses all over the world.

The Screening Room's Top 10 British Villainsupdated: Thu Jan 10 2008 10:09:00

According to Hollywood, nothing says "I'm an evil mastermind" like a cut-glass British accent and a lip-curling sneer. Why? We're not sure. But as one of the movie world's favorite stereotypes, this month we celebrate the London Film Festival by picking our top 10 British villains.

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EW Review: Macabre 'Corpse Bride'updated: Tue Jan 24 2006 15:33:00

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