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M. Night Shyamalan inks two movie deal with Universal

Universal seems to still be high on M. Night Shyamalan as the studio as announced a deal with the director to make two original thrillers that will and February 26, 2021 and February 17, 2023. The director and studio have a long history tog...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Artik

Artik is a film in which a man is hammered in the skull. Another has a fork skewered under his jaw. People are tortured and killed with impunity. Its straight edge hero, however, is forced to face the most damning torture of all: Against hi...

 
 
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Drive Angry director to treat us with Trick this October

If there's one thing I need everyone to know it's that I love Drive Angry. It's chaotic, wild, ridiculous midnight movie gold, and I cherish it dearly. This isn't all due to Nicolas Cage's performance, either, which was (dare I say) a bit w...

 
 
 
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Review: The Nightingale

The Nightingale is a rough film. Which is to say, it covers some serious ground in its trek across the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, and not to question its technical merits. Following her debut with The Babadook in 2014, Jennifer Kent conti...

 
 
 
 
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Artik trailer sets up a harrowing blood bath

Do comic books turn people into serial killers? The answer is a resounding "yeah, maybe" in this first trailer for Artik. The film follows one heavy-metal looking serial killer who's obsessed with comics--and looks to use illustrations to ...

 
 
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Sean William Scott goes full Dexter in trailer for Bloodline

Blumhouse has just released its trailer for Bloodline, a horror in which Sean William Scott plays--get this--a serial killer who uses his job to only kill bad guys while at the same time raising a son who may carry the same kill-need in hi...

 
 
 
 
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Oh no, a trailer for The Fanatic is here

We finally have it. Here's our trailer for the Fred Durst passion project once titled Moose. He and star John Travolta have decided to use a more generic title with The Fanatic, and I will give credit where credit is due. The title definit...

 
 
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Review: Darlin'

Darlin' has followed a long and odd trajectory leading to its creation. This is actually the third film in a sort of trilogy, which started with 2009's Offspring, directed by Andrew van den Houten and based on a Jack Ketchum novel which its...

 
 
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Review: Midsommar

If I'm being perfectly honest with myself, I've been pretty disillusioned with the horror genre in recent months. I really do hate to be the kind of old man that groans "they don't make them like they used to" but I really do think that hor...

 
 
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Check out the festivities in new Midsommar trailer

The latest trailer for Ari Aster's Midsommar gives us a decidedly tongue-in-cheek look at the coming festival of beauty and misery. There's such gorgeous color and symmetry here as revelers even sit at symbolically-placed tables to eat din...

 
 
 
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Liam Hemsworth is a killer, man in trailer for Killerman

Got to be honest--I'm not feeling this trailer for Killerman. Hemsworth has some emotional intensity that I like, but as a whole I'm not sure I buy him as a hardened criminal. The worst bit, though, is the amnesia angle that sees Hemsworth...

 
 
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She blinded me with violence in trailer for Blindsided

Pulling a reverse-Don't Breathe--a film which made me think being blind was supposed to morph you into a super-human killing machine that can track people by the smell of their shoes--we have Blindsided, a film where being blind is actuall...

 
 
 
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Ready or Not red band trailer makes hide and seek deadly

Fox Searchlight is mostly known for their indie dramas and high brow fair, but it looks like they'll be delivering something a bit more horror centered with Ready or Not. As you can tell from the NSFW trailer above the film is a bloody thr...

 
 
 
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A Quiet Place 2 looks to explore the monsters' origins

A Quiet Place is a super great movie that deserved all the praise and success it received last year. We even gave it our coveted Golden Cage for best horror movie! But such success always comes with a sinister caveat--sequels. It's been kno...

 
 
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Try not to explode in the vacuum of space in Assassinaut

A giant bloody eyeball darting around, embedded behind someone's intestines is the sort of image that always gets the attention of a critic with as refined a palate as my own. If you see the above trailer and find it to be too needlessly b...

 
 
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First Deadcon trailer is The Shining for YouTubers

Coming to the upcoming Cinepocalypse Film Festival, we have the first trailer for Deadcon, a chiller about YouTube influencers who stay in a haunted hotel suite. Between this, the upcoming The 16th Episode, and some others it seems YouTube...

 
 
 
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You can't pray the wild away in trailer for Darlin'

In what looks like it's going to be a thrilling and wild sequel to 2011's grimy shocker The Woman, we have our first trailer for Pollyanna McIntosh's Darlin'. Written and directed by the star of the original film, this one follows The Woma...

 
 
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Review: The Cleaning Lady

Every great horror story has a moral. Whether it's a simple theme like "don't go in the woods," or a slasher-style message of "don't have unprotected sex in the back of your dad's Buick," there's always some point to a scary story. Naturall...

 
 
 
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Review: Rondo

Rondo is a weird blend of half-intentional and half-probably-not-intentional weirdness, humor, and spectacle. Sometimes actors forget to act and just say their lines. Sometimes they gleefully nosh the scenery like it's made of cotton candy....

 
 
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Review: Domino

Throwing a name like Brian De Palma's around can mean one of two things for hopeful audiences of Domino, the latest film from the veteran American maverick. First it could instill thoughts of "Oh joy! The master returns to his craft!" The s...

 
 
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Review: The Perfection

Charlotte (Allison Williams), is a once cello prodigy who had to leave the possibility of fame and fortune behind when her mother fell ill, and she now returns to the school a decade later and meets a new prodigy, Lizzie (Logan Browning) wh...

 
 
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Crawl is going to be rated R, thank god

I'm very excited for Alexandre Aja's Crawl. It's been a while since we had an alligator horror movie to be excited about, and Aja's The Hills Have Eyes reboot is one of the very best remakes ever committed to film. The only question that re...

 
 
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New trailer for The Nightingale seeks bleak vengeance

Coming off of a hot horror film (or anything so overtly genre, really) can be an incredibly interesting time for a filmmaker. Do they continue to solidify their understanding of a genre's mechanics, maybe the way Jordan Peele jumped f...

 
 
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The cast is set for Christopher Nolan's Tenet

Though details are still sparse, I think for many even the smallest morsel of information on a new Christopher Nolan film is something we can all at least dream of getting excited about. Today brings news of new additions to the cast of the...

 
 
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Review: Avengement

Avengement is an objectively dumb title. Yes, it's a correct description of what occurs in the film (dude gets mad vengeance), but it's not a word anyone really uses, and it's bound to make this flick dissolve at least somewhat into the bac...

 
 
 
 




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Loro"Sympathy for the Devil"

 

Rambo: Last Blood"Rambome Alone"

 

Hustlers"Hustle 'n bustle"

 

The Goldfinch"The real deal or fool's gold?"

 

Promare"BURN TO THE GROUND"

 

One Cut of the Dead"Heart-felt brain munching"

 

IT Chapter Two"But are there vomiting turtles?"

 

Satanic Panic"Always tip your drivers"

 

The Peanut Butter Falcon"Who doesn't like Mark Twain?"

 

Artik"The evils of murder and whiskey"

 

Clownado"Cyclownin' around"

 

Ready or Not"Let's play a game"

 

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus"PHASE TWOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

 

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary"The man, the meth, the legerdemain"

 

Where'd You Go, Bernadette"Eh, she'll come back eventually"

 

Good Boys"Kissing party"

 

Driven"John DeLorean's shattered dream "

 

Long Gone By"Moral conundrum with ice cream "

 

Millennium Actress"A classic revived"

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain"No paws, all wheels"

 

The Kitchen"Half-cooked"

 

Dora and the Lost City of Gold"Can you say "mediocre?""

 

The Nightingale"Heed the black bird's call"

 
 
 
 
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