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3 Turns of the Screw: The Nightcomers, The Turning and Netflix’ The Haunting of Bly Manor

Of the three James’ inspired works, The Haunting of Bly Manor is the one that is truly inspired, even if it’s not as scary as we’d hope.

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Criterion: Daughters of Darkness (*) doesn’t see the light of day

One can understand why Criterion would show these films during the month of October. They do at least have historical value as a representation of how the X-Rating pushed mainstream films to a new level of what it conceived as eroticism. Still the time period represents a low period of cinematic achievement, even if its darkness gave way to the dawn of a wonderful new world of film.