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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 26

RIP Herschell Gordon Lewis (1929-2016)

Herschell Gordon Lewis, the influential exploitation and horror filmmaker who was nicknamed "The Godfather of Gore", passed away today. He was 87 years old. Born in Pittsburgh in 1929, Lewis would become a legend among goreho...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 25

New Line Cinema will release Fruit Ninja film, first plot details revealed

As we previously reported, there is a film adaptation of Fruit Ninja in the works because money. The film rights have been picked up by New Line Cinema because produce and money, too. In the brief Hollywood Reporter piece on ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 19

Zack Snyder's Justice League gets an 8-bit trailer (more like 16-bit)

Zack Snyder has been pretty good about hyping his Justice League movie on Twitter lately. In the last week he's released an image of Batman's tactical batsuit and a first look at J. K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon. The bigg...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 19

Trailer: A fictionalized Bruce Lee fights hard in Birth of the Dragon

Martial arts movies have a long history of fictionalizing real-life people. It's happened countless times with Wong Fei-hung, who's been portrayed on film by Jet Li, Jackie Chan, and Sammo Hung, among others. There's also Sha...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 18

First look at J. K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon in Justice League from #BatmanDay

A while back we reported that J. K. Simmons was cast as Commissioner Gordon in Zack Snyder's Justice League. Principle photography has reached the homestretch in the reportedly hopeful and optimistic superhero film, and Snyde...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 16

Trailer: Morgan Spurlock's new documentary Rats looks like an intense horror thriller

Rats are the worst. Like, seriously guys, the worst. There's this vacant building next to my apartment that's rife with them and the city seems helpless about controlling the problem. We may disagree about a lot of things, bu...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 16

NYC: Tickets available for first ever Brooklyn Horror Film Festival (October 14-16)

Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural Brooklyn Horror Film Festival (BHFF), a showcase of independent horror movies taking place in North Brooklyn from October 14th through the 16th. The BHFF features world and regional p...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 15

NYC: Metrograph has marathon OJ: Made in America screenings, director Ezra Edelman Q&A

O.J.: Made in America is the crowning achievement of ESPN's 30 for 30 documentaries. Director Ezra Edelman's five-part, seven-and-a-half hour film is an imposing masterpiece, one which delves into the details of the O.J. Simp...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 15

Mad Max High Octane Collection and B&W Fury Road coming December 2016

We've waited a long time for a black and white version of Mad Max: Fury Road, and this December we'll finally get it. On December 6th, Mad Max: Fury Road - Black and Chrome Edition will hit Blu-ray. All will be right with the...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 14

Zack Snyder reveals new Ben Affleck Batman suit as Justice League nears completion

Zack Snyder is in the homestretch of principle photography on Justice League, which comes out next year. Ben Affleck recently wrapped filming and will likely move on to his solo Batman movie, which will pit the Dark Knight against hunky Joe Manganiello as Deathstroke. As a tease of what's to come, Zack Snyder took to Twitter and released an image of a new Batman suit. Here's Zack Snyder's tweet:   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 14

Fox making James Bond-style action movie about comics legend Stan Lee

Fox has acquired the life rights of Marvel Comics writer Stan Lee. The studio is planning to make a fictionalized period action-adventure film about Lee's life in the style of a Roger Moore James Bond film and Kingsman: The S...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 13

Watch the trailer for Pokemon Generations, a new animated web series coming to YouTube

Not too long ago we reported on the live-action Detective Pikachu Pokemon movie being put together by Legendary. Since that project is just getting underway, here's another Pokemon project to whet your appetite: Pokemon Gener...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 13

NYC: Nitehawk buys The Pavilion by Prospect Park, will open dine-in cinema fall 2017

The Nitehawk Cinema is an excellent dine-in movie theater, and one of the few reasons I still head to Williamsburg these days. With the Brooklyn Alamo Drafthouse currently in limbo, The Nitehawk is still my go-to destination ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 13

Michael Fassbender is like "Come at me, bro!" in these new Assassin's Creed images

The end of the year is fast approaching, which means that the Assassin's Creed movie is almost upon us. While the people over at Ubisoft seemed to downplay box office expectations, this film may turn a pretty decent profit li...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 13

First clip from South Park season 20 takes on Colin Kapernick's national anthem protest

It's hard to believe that South Park is about to start its 20th season. I still remember when it first debuted. I was in high school, and I had hair, and I wore an onion on my belt. The late Isaac Hayes had a #1 UK single tha...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 13

Quirky cult Japanese food comedy Tampopo getting 4k restoration and theatrical rerelease

To paraphrase Roger Ebert, Juzo Itami's 1985 Japanese comedy Tampopo seems to exist outside of traditional categories. It's a movie I remember enjoying a lot when I rented it in high school, with its oddball exploration of fo...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 13

Lexi Alexander will direct Crossface, a biopic on infamous WWE wrestler Chris Benoit

Back in late 2011 we mentioned that a Chris Benoit biopic was in the works called Crossface. Benoit, as you may recall, was the professional wrestler for WCW and WWE who murdered his wife and son and took his own life in 2007...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 13

NYC: MoMA to screen Thief and the Cobbler work print with director Richard Williams this month

Nearly 30 years in the making, The Thief and the Cobbler is a work of genius hampered by the ambition of its maker, Richard Williams. After wide recognition for his work on Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, The Thief and the Cobbler ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 12

Every Frame a Painting explains why MCU and modern movie music is similar and forgettable

Tony Zhou's video series Every Frame a Painting is an excellent resource for people interested in the craft and aesthetics of filmmaking. Zhou is a professional editor, and his video essays cover everything for omnivorous cin...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 09

An animated Indiana Jones fan film is coming out September 29th

Well, this is totally out of the blue. Artist Patrick Schoenmaker has been working on an Indiana Jones animated film for the last five years, and it will be coming out online at the end of the month. According to /Film, Schoe...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 09

A Heathers TV pilot has been ordered by TV Land--yes, that Heathers

Heathers starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater is one of the great cult movies of the 1980s. It's a pitch black dive into the worst aspects of high school and its clique mentality. Heathers was adapted into a s...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 09

Brie Larson gets gun crazy in red band trailer for Ben Wheatley's Free Fire

Prolific British filmmaker Ben Wheatley does a little bit of everything. 2011's psychological horror film Kill List had great nods to Wicker Man, 2012's Sightseers was a sadly deranged and bleakly comic misfit romance, 2...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 09

Joe Manganiello cast as Deathstroke in Ben Affleck's Batman movie

You may recall news last week that Deathstroke will be the villain in Ben Affleck's solo Batman movie. This lead many people to wonder who would be cast as Slade Wilson. It was confirmed yesterday that hunky Joe Manganiello h...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 07

Watch ILM work their special effects magic on Star Wars: The Force Awakens

While producer Kathleen Kennedy has stressed the importance of practical effects and location shooting in this new batch of Star Wars films, CG still has a major role to play in bringing these movies to life. SFX innovators I...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 07

Ana Lily Amirpour's The Bad Batch with Jason Momoa picked up by Netflix for SVOD

Writer/director Ana Lily Amirpour had a memorable debut with A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, a Jim Jarmusch-style Iranian vampire movie heavy with languid mood and style. (Not to be confused with a Jim Jarmusch vampire movi...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 07

The Raid's Iko Uwais beats the hell out of jabronis in this trailer for Headshot

The Raid: Redemption and The Raid 2: Berandal opened things up for director Gareth Evans and star Iwo Uwais. Uwais is back in action for Headshot, a film co-directed by Kimo Stamboel and Timo Tjahjanto. If Tjahjanto's name lo...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 06

Jackie Chan & Owen Wilson reteam for Shanghai Noon sequel by Napoleon Dynamite director

In unexpected news, Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson are in talks to star in a second sequel to their 2000 western buddy comedy Shanghai Noon. The film will be directed by Jared Hess, best known for Napoleon Dynamite and Nacho Lib...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 06

Werner Herzog's volcano documentary Into the Inferno will hit Netflix October 28th

Netflix is putting out everything these days, from Bill Nye talks shows to Mythbusters build team shows to Christopher Guest mockumentaries about sports mascots. Now they've acquired the brand new, critically acclaimed Werner...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 06

Jason Vorhees does a bunch of fatalities in this trailer for Friday the 13th: The Game

The Friday the 13th series has always been a reliable franchise for gorehounds. The movies are full of gruesome death scenes, and each Jason Vorhees murder often amounted to a form of slapstick sadism. My favorite might be th...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 06

Paul Verhoeven is back with Elle starring Isabelle Huppert, watch the trailer

Though Showgirls eventually achieved camp/cult status, it was a major strike against Paul Verhoeven's career. He couldn't find steady footing in Hollywood afterwards, Starship Troopers notwithstanding. Showgirls also torpedoe...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 06

The Mythbusters build team reunites for White Rabbit Project on Netflix

Mythbusters had a good run for a while, particularly during the early-to-middle-stretch of the show when Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman co-anchored the program with their build team of Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imaha...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 02

NYC: Metrograph showing Willy Wonka in 35mm Labor Day weekend

If you live in New York City and can't get into the AMC screenings of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory this weekend, you may still get to see the movie on the big screen in the next few days. Metrograph (one of my favori...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 02

AMC theaters showing Willy Wonka and Blazing Saddles Labor Day weekend to honor Gene Wilder

When Gene Wilder died earlier this week, there was a massive outpouring of love for the man, which is a testament to the work he did and the impact he had on so many lives. To honor the late Wilder, AMC theaters is bringing t...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 01

Jackie Chan and Frederick Wiseman will receive honorary Oscars

Action icon Jackie Chan and influential documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman (Titticut Follies, High School) will both receive honorary Oscars from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Honorary Oscars will also...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 01

Watch the trailer for Mascots, Christopher Guest's new mockumentary film on Netflix

Christopher Guest knows his way around mockumentaries. One of the co-stars of the influential mock-doc This Is Spinal Tap, Guest would eventually direct, co-star, and co-write three modern mockumentary classics with Euge...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Sep 01

Mel Gibson working on Passion of the Christ sequel titled The Resurrection

Mel Gibson's The Passion of Christ might be the last movie that springs to mind when I hear the word "sequel", but it appears that a sequel to the controversial 2004 film is in the works. Titled The Resurrection, the film wil...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Aug 31

Bill Nye Saves the World is coming to Netflix in spring 2017

Everyone's favorite science guy is coming back to the small screen thanks to Netflix. Bill Nye Saves the World will debut in spring 2017. According to the official Netflix synopsis, "Each episode will tackle a topic from a sc...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Aug 31

Netflix renews Stranger Things for a second season in 2017, watch the teaser

I may be the last Gen-X-cusp-Millenial geek in America who hasn't seen Stranger Things yet. Now I have an excuse. Netflix's surprise hit of the summer has been renewed for a second season. The new season will debut in 2017. A...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Aug 31

Duncan Jones would still like to make Warcraft 2, comments on director's cut of first film

Warcraft had a rough go critically but was able to make money thanks to the foreign box office (particularly China). While a sequel seems unlikely, director Duncan Jones is still game to make the movie given all of the time a...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Aug 29

RIP Gene Wilder (1933-2016)

Beloved actor, writer, and comedian Gene Wilder has passed away from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83 years old. Wilder was a comedy icon whose classic film appearances include Young Frankenstein,...   0




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