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4:00 PM on 04.17.2015

Review: Unfriended

I went into Unfriended expecting garbage. I told multiple people that I was on my way to the screening, and they asked why. I told them I didn’t know, but I was expecting terrible things. The trailer compared itself to ...

Alec Kubas-Meyer

10:00 AM on 04.10.2015

First Sinister 2 trailer is, well, sinister

Sometimes I feel like a cynical jerk with the tone I take on most of these articles, but it's very hard not to be a cold hearted movie critic guy person when I have to tell you about so many sequels, remakes, re-imaginings, ...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 04.08.2015

Human Centipede 3 gets release date and plot synopsis

When the first Human Centipede, a terrible experiment of a film that gave us new levels of disgusting, released, who would've guessed we'd be talking about a third film five years later? No one. No one could've possibly guess...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 04.08.2015

Warner Bros developing Five Nights at Freddy's movie

Every day I get a bit older, and every time something like this happens, that fact really sinks in. In less than a year, Scott Cawthon's Five Night's at Freddy's videogame series (which follows a night security guard watching...

Nick Valdez


5:00 PM on 04.07.2015

Arnold looks grim in first poster for Maggie

We already knew Arnold Schwarzenegger was going full-on Last of Us with his upcoming movie Maggie. When the first trailer dropped last month, we saw the Man formerly known as Turbo playing small-town farmer Wade, a guy who ju...

Matt Liparota

12:00 PM on 04.07.2015

Trailer for Joe Dante's Burying the Ex buries itself deep

Joe Dante has had a string of mediocre films lately. A formerly quirky name in the horror genre, with films like Gremlins and Small Soldiers, but after directing a bunch of television and whatever exactly The Hole was, his d...

Nick Valdez



Review: Dead Rising: Watchtower photo
Review: Dead Rising: Watchtower
by Nick Valdez

Videogames have had a rough time in cinema. Since videogames are such an interactive medium, a film adaptation always misses out on the intimacy of player involvement or the videogame's story struggles to find an identity in a new medium. But most of the time, all of these problems are brought on by folks who clearly aren't aware of the original product and what made it so appealing to fans. 

Films like Need for Speed, DOA: Dead or Alive, or Super Mario Bros., have been fine examples of how these films can go wrong, but Dead Rising: Watchtower is a welcome example of a videogame adaptation doing everything right.

A fun, self-aware, bloody brilliant party that is just as goofy as you'd hope. 

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5:00 PM on 03.25.2015

Friday the 13th machete swings back into action with new screenwriter

We all knew Friday the 13th would once again return. As the greatest of all the slasher series it had to. Once Paramount got the rights from WB it was just a matter of time and that time is almost nigh. Paramount has set...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 03.25.2015

Maggie trailer has Arnold Schwarzenegger and his zombie daughter

Arnold Schwarzenegger's played diverse roles throughout his career: a barbarian, a cybernetic organism, a concerned father, a cop (you idiot), a soldier, a secret agent, a pregnant man, a governor of the state of California,...

Hubert Vigilla

5:00 PM on 03.18.2015

Sharknado 3 has a title

You'd think two movies about weather-related shark attacks would be more than enough to last the human race until our surely-impending end, but sometimes the world is a funny place. Despite all logic, a third Sharknado f...

Matt Liparota

10:00 AM on 03.18.2015

First full trailer for Insidious: Chapter 3

I couldn't stop laughing at Insidious: Chapter Three's first teaser because a girl figures out she's living in a haunted house through her T-Mobile Sidekick. While I'm resisting that urge right now thanks to a competently pu...

Nick Valdez







Review: It Follows photo
Review: It Follows
by Alec Kubas-Meyer

I saw It Follows sort of on a whim. I went to two press screenings that day, because it was mostly a day off for me, and I'd heard good things. I figured, why the heck not? Worst case scenario: I have nightmares forever and rue the day. Best case scenario: I get to go home and write a glowing review of a film that transcends genre to become a modern classic.

Two days later, I saw it again. Another email blast went around from the film's PR, and I couldn't say no. I had to see it again. I had to. I've seen dozens (hundreds) of films for review, but I've never gone to multiple screenings of a film before, not just because I wanted to experience it again. Until this one.

It Follows is the first truly great film of 2015. This is the best case scenario.

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4:00 PM on 02.16.2015

First trailer for Spring, starring Lou Taylor Pucci and Nadia Hilker

For almost half of this trailer, Spring holds its cards tight against its chest, that it only needs the slightest tip of its hand to get me interested. This story of a romance between an American backpacker and an Itali...

Jackson Tyler



First Crimson Peak trailer claims it is Guillermo Del Toro's ultimate masterpiece  photo
First Crimson Peak trailer claims it is Guillermo Del Toro's ultimate masterpiece
by Matthew Razak

A return to horror for Guillermo Del Toro is probably some of the most exciting stuff going on this year and with this first trailer for Crimson Peak we can see he's back in form with stunningly creepy visuals. If the director and genre didn't grab you the cast alone should, with Jessica Chastain and Tom Hiddleston doing their utmost to creep us out and Mia Wasikowska nailing the fragile waif.

The real questions is if the film will actually be his ultimate masterpiece. That's some especially strong hyperbole for a film no one has seen and that took some haggling to get off the ground. Not only did this guy give us the likes of Pan's Labyrinth, but he's still got a lengthy career in front of him to construct an "ultimate masterpiece." I realize it's just marketing jargon, but come on. 

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12:00 PM on 02.13.2015

First trailer for Regression features Emma Watson and creepy hoods

Alejandro Amenábar, director of classic modern horror films such as The Others, is returning to the screen with the first trailer for his new film, Regression.  Set in a 90's era Minnesota, Regression seems to fo...

John-Charles Holmes

3:00 PM on 02.10.2015

SXSW announces films in the Midnighters

One of my favorite parts about any big film festival is the collection of atypical films you'll find on the slate. Such is the case with South by Southwest's "Midnighters" section, which features ten "scary, funny, sexy, cont...

Alec Kubas-Meyer

3:00 PM on 02.09.2015

Goetz brothers set to direct Martyr remake

Martyrs may still be one of the more disturbing films I've ever seen, and it's even harder to decide if I liked it or not. A US remake of the film has been kicking around since the movie debuted in 2008, but it seemed pr...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 02.05.2015

The Guest duo making a slasher called The Woods next

Awesome news for awesome people here: the guys behind The Guest and You're Next, Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett, are returning with a new film called The Woods. If you haven't seen their previous...

Matthew Razak

11:30 AM on 02.05.2015

First official trailer for Poltergeist

Did you all know there was a Poltergeist remake in the works? Normally we're on top of these things, but this one seems to have slipped under the radar. The original Poltergeist still scares the heck out of me, so I don't kn...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 01.28.2015

Paramount reveals new horror movie release slate

You know how we get like a billion horror sequels? Here are some release dates for a few of them including the Friday the 13th reboot, The Ring reboot, now titled Rings (sure okay), and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimensio...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 01.23.2015

First teaser trailer for Dead Rising: Watchtower

For a film based off the cheesy Dead Rising videogames going straight to Sony's Crackle streaming service, this doesn't look that bad. Doesn't have enough Frank West covering wars though. Dead Rising: Watchtower is available March 27th. 

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 01.19.2015

Ouija 2 is happening because money

It may not have been a good film, or even entertaining, but Ouija is going to get a sequel on top of its already bare bones story because it made near $85 million dollars from its slim $5 million dollar budget.  In an in...

Nick Valdez