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The City of the Dead

1960

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  • No other film, shy of Lars von Trier’s Dogville, ever made such a maddened glory out of a confining set, and no one beyond Guy Maddin as ever employed enveloping shadow to such voluminous effect... Horror Hotel plays like a movie with a bad dream for a screenplay, shot in a fog of unreason, and set in a cobwebby claustrophobic nowhere you could easily believe the roads don’t go to anymore. If it’s Halloween, that’s where you want to be.