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- noun informal Something
spine-tingling; a frightening book, film, etc.
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Elbow Lippy Kids The first track to emerge from Elbow's upcoming fifth album via a live studio video posted on their website is a typically bruised and beautiful spine-tingler.
"The Talented Mr. Ripley" is a high-end spine-tingler, and Robison lavishes on it the tasteful attention the story deserves.
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These pictures may be less entertaining in the moment, but often end up shedding valuable perspective on the human condition -- insight you won't find in your average spine-tingler or farce.
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Clinton could have delivered the address of a lifetime, a Churchillian spine-tingler.
There are plenty of family secrets unearthed in pursuing the mysterious events at the orphanage, some a bit predictable, others out of the blue, and some just downright crazy, but cumulatively they make this more than a spine-tingler, they make it a layered piece of intrigue that really draws the viewer into the world on screen.
Also, Janet Leigh is an ordinary secretary whose plans are violently interrupted by a schizophrenic, in the outstanding spine-tingler – “Psycho”.
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If this latest victory wasn't quite the spine-tingler that 2003's was, it's because the entire race had an air of inevitability about it.
Busy screenwriter Ehren Kruger (Arlington Road, Scream 3, The Ring) has set his latest spine-tingler there.
That film's now-familiar story, of a grossly malpracticing plastic surgeon and his three interconnected victims, did seem calculated to provoke, but the final product was surprisingly tame- more of a spine-tingler than torture porn.
Later this year, the company releases a new film adaptation of Susan Hill's Victorian spine-tingler The Woman in Black, adapted by Jane "Kick-Ass" Goldman and starring Daniel "Harry Potter" Radcliffe.
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