Jason Bailey is film editor for Flavorwire. His work has appeared at The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Slate. He is the author of books on 'Pulp Fiction,' Woody Allen, and Richard Pryor.

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Shoot To Kill

The new—and very scary—use of found footage in the horror movies 'V/H/S' and 'Sinister.'

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John Goodman Losing It Is a Glorious Thing

And now, thanks to Jason Bailey, we have five minutes of one of the all-time, world-champion cinematic bellowers, John Goodman, shouting and yelling and screaming and, well, getting really mad. And it’s glorious.

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Why Do We Return to Live Footage of 9/11?

Watching those buildings crumble and take the lives of thousands of Americans is something akin to watching a snuff film. Reliving it all—our last moments of cheery obliviousness, the confusion of those first reports, the utter despair of watching those buildings crumble—is borderline masochistic. Isn’t it?