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Sherif M. Awad

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The Most Dangerous Game: A Classic Film That Predicted the Future of Survival Horror

The Most Dangerous Game is a classic film from 1932 that is based on a short story by Richard Connell. The film tells the story of a big-game hunter who is shipwrecked on an island and becomes the...

How Hell House LLC Redefined the Found Footage Genre with Its Four Films (So Far)

Found footage is a cinematic technique that has been used in horror films since the 1980s. The idea is to present the film as if it were recorded by the characters in the story, and later “found” and...

The Found Footage Film Genre: Origins, Evolution, and Future

The found footage film genre is a cinematic technique in which the film is presented as if it were a collection of recordings that were discovered and shown to the audience. The genre is often used in...

How The Equalizer Trilogy with Denzel Washington differs from its TV original

The Equalizer is a popular media franchise that spans from television to film. It features a protagonist named Robert McCall, who is a retired agent with a mysterious past and a sense of justice. He...

Richard Roundtree: A Symbol of African American Star and a Breast Cancer Survivor

Richard Roundtree was more than just an actor. He was a symbol of African American star who broke barriers and stereotypes in Hollywood. He was best known for his role as John Shaft, the first black...

John Kramer, the main character of the ten films in SAW franchise: A comprehensive guide

John Kramer, the main character of the ten films in SAW franchise, is one of the most iconic and influential figures in horror cinema. He is a former engineer who became a serial killer after being...
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