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Chicagos Famous Glass Floor SkyDeck Just Cracked Under Visitors Feet

The Willis Tower SkyDeck is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chicago. Earlier this week, the protective layer covering the famous glass floor splintered into thousands of pieces, sending visitors scrambling for solid ground. According to CNN, nobody was hurt and nobody was in danger, as the ‘protective layer did what it was supposed to do’. That might not be enough to calm the nerves of anybody who was there though. Chicago-area resident Jesus Pintado captured the harrowing moment on video. Located on the 103rd floor, the SkyDeck…

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Raw director Julia Ducournau on how to make a horror film as creepy as possible

The brains behind the French cannibal film that overwhelmed Toronto audiences shares her tricks for creating menacing, hair-raising body horror Julia Ducournaus debut feature film, Raw, made headlines at Toronto last year when a couple of horrified audience members The Guardians Peter Bradshaw was among many critics who praised it: What is very impressive about Raw is that absolutely everything about it is disquieting, not just the obvious moments of revulsion: there is no let up in the ambient background buzz of fear, he wrote. At the Paris press event,…

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