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of a mysteriously strange and usually frightening nature

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suggestive of the supernatural

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inspiring a feeling of fear

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Dabholkar, Pansare, Kalburgi - such murderous violence has an eerie pattern," he tweeted.
Since 2004 the Eerie Horror Film Festival has screened over 400 films and has featured appearances by Norman Reedus (Boondock Saints/Walking Dead), Sean Patrick Flanery (Boondock Saints), Jason Mewes (Clerks), Brian O'Halloran (Clerks), Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog), Sid Haig (Devil's Rejects), Fred Williamson (Black Caesar), Dee Wallace Stone (Cujo), Tony Todd (Candyman), Tom Savini (From Dusk Till Dawn), Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th series), Ken Foree (Dawn of the Dead), PJ Soles (Halloween), Vernon Wells (Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior), Gunnar Hansen (Texas Chainsaw Massacre '74), Ed Neal (Texas Chainsaw Massacre '74), Lloyd Kaufman (Toxic Avenger), David Della Rocco (Boondock Saints), Tony Moran (Halloween), Reggie Bannsiter (Phantasm), A.
The big story of the week is not the results, or the snow, or three nights of Huge Fish Fights; it's the eerie silence surrounding Asda's Price Guarantee"
For centuries, mariners have returned home with surreal tales of "milky seas": expanses of seawater filled with bioluminescent bacteria that glow an eerie white.
It's hard to think of a composer so well suited to this soap-operatic gamut of emotion as Tchaikovsky, and Eifman appropriates themes from Serenade for Strings to Sleeping Beauty, as well as some eerie electronics to drive Karenina's tragic journey through infidelity and degradation, which ends in her suicide.
Cool takes the reader all around the Sarasota area of Florida and tells the legends and stories about ghosts, haunted homes and other eerie frights that are not on most tours and writings of this area of the state.
Also under development, according to the October 4 San Francisco Chronicle, is the use of anti-matter, "the eerie 'mirror' of ordinary matter .
It is eerie to find an editorial from February 1917 endorsing "compulsory health insurance.
1) Killhope Mine, County Durham; This is where Dean and his friend Danny stumbled upon an abandoned cottage with an eerie feel to it.
Whale Rider is an eerie, majestic movie that weaves together the ancestral legends of New Zealand's Maori tribe with the destiny of a contemporary young girl.
Skillfully interweaving vivid moving images with montages of the black and white photos taken by the Khmer Rouge of their victims, Matthews constructs an eerie, haunting tone poem about an atrocious period and place.
In Leaving Atlanta, the sensitive and powerful first novel of 2000 Hurston/Wright competition winner, Tayari Jones, the unspoken terror generated by violence without a face, is an eerie reminder of the new post-9/11 reality for all American children.
When the darkness clears, we're in an eerie, chaotic landscape, like a Sam Fuller war movie crossed with Night of the Living Dead.
Though Pinker's sprawling inventory of today's science is often compelling, the more interesting thing may be the eerie feeling you get from using your mind to read all this cold detail about, well, your mind.
And what visitor to the high country in the fall has not felt his skin prickle at the eerie sound of a bull elk's mating bugle ricocheting off the ridges?