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Would you want to know exactly when you’re going to die? If your answer is yes, then you’re in luck, because there’s an app for that—at least there is in Countdown, the new horror/thriller from writer/director Justin Dec and STX Entertainment. We had the opportunity to speak with writer/director Justin Dec on his debut feature, favorite theatre snack, and much more.
Who doesn’t love a good blockbuster? Big budgets, thrilling action, and entertaining set pieces will continue to drive audiences to the movies, and for good reason. However, cinema art can also provide us with great moments that capture our curiosity and spark our imagination. This week we highlight Gift, Jim Allison: Breakthrough, and Parasite.
In what is sure to be the talk of the town come awards season, Joker is a creative collaboration that pulls together the visions of talented men and women both behind and in front of the camera. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming movie directed by Todd Phillips, written by Phillips and Scott Silver, and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, and Robert De Niro.
Quentin Tarantino has a number of unmade movies, but one of the biggest is a Vega Brothers film starring Michael Madsen and John Travolta. Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs introduced a group of thieves whose planned heist went terribly wrong, and among those was Vic Vega (Madsen), a.k.a. Mr. Blonde. Two years later, Pulp Fiction featured two hitmen working for gangster Marsellus Wallace: Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) and Vincent Vega (Travolta).
On the surface these movies are energy-filled action stories, but zombie movies have often served as platforms to share social commentary on human nature and our own inner demons. With the release of Zombieland: Double Tap set for October 18, we thought we would highlight some of the best zombie movies of all time!
With Joker stunning everyone by winning the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, it's now a legitimate contender in the race for Best Picture at the Oscars. Now that the summer movie season is in the rearview mirror, attention has turned to the awards race and which films are legitimate contenders this year.
When it comes to the fall season, when the leaves start to change color and that cool chill hits the air yet again, there’s no better way to bring in the changing season than by curling up and putting on a good movie. Whether you’re looking for a profound story, a good laugh, or a nostalgic, seasonal classic, we’ve put together a short list of some of the best fall time movies to get you ready for this autumn season.
Nearly four decades after first blood was drawn, Stallone returns to reprise his role as one of the most iconic action heroes of all-time, ex-Green Beret and Vietnam War veteran John Rambo. In Rambo: Last Blood, he will be joined by a supporting cast that includes a mix of seasoned veterans and rising newcomers.
The air was full of excitement and anticipation as an eager line wrapped around the block to get into the Scotiabank theatre for the screening of Parasite, one of the first movies to exhibit at TIFF ’19. In this Palme d'Or-winning thriller, Joon-ho Bong continues his expansive, international career with a movie that returns to his home country.
In September, audiences will return with the Losers' Club to the sleepy town of Derry, Maine for IT Chapter Two. A sequel to 2017's IT, IT Chapter Two sees the Losers' Club all grown up but still working through the trauma of their childhood encounter with Pennywise the demon clown, as they are forced to return to their hometown to try and stop his reign of terror for good. Here is a full guide to the cast and characters of IT Chapter Two.
With less than two months to go for another cinematic portrayal of the Clown Prince of Crime, comic book and movie fans alike eagerly wait to see what Joaquin Phoenix will bring to the titular character in this year’s Joker. As this movie is set to take a deep dive into the psyche of Arthur Fleck (The Joker’s true name in the movie), Joaquin Phoenix needed to come up with his own take on the character, or more importantly: his laugh.
The footage from the latest Joker trailer and those involved have made the film one of the most anticipated movies of the fall and a possible awards contender. It will be shown at a variety of film festivals in the lead up to its official October release, with the film's first screening right around the corner. Before reactions start to come out, WB released the second and final trailer for Joker and we're here to breakdown the biggest reveals.
What is it about Stephen King’s writings that captivates and torments us so much? According to the acclaimed author, there are three levels of horror: The Gross-Out, Horror, and Terror. It is these elements that allow the genre to be diversely shocking and hypnotizing in not only literature but in cinema as well.
Though IT Chapter Two doesn’t make its way into Regal until September 6th, all of you IT fans can experience life in Derry and meet Pennywise face-to-face at The Derry Canal Days Festival and Funhouse being held in Hollywood! For those lovers of all things Pennywise who won’t be able to make it out (or those who just don’t have the courage to meet him in person), we floated on down to the haunted carnival to report on the horrors that everyone’s favorite interdimensional clown has in store.
So, you’re feeling brave enough to go out and see Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark? Well, if you’re no stranger to the genre, you’ll know that seeing a scary movie does not begin and end with the movie itself: there are multiple mental and physical stages that one goes through when experiencing the turmoil of a true horror movie. Let us break them down for you.
We all have that friend or family member that will, without fail, complain about a movie not living up to the standards of the book; or maybe you are that friend or family member. Either way, one cannot deny that if a book gets the Hollywood treatment, it must be a pretty great story. So to get ahead of the crowd, we’ve compiled a list of books to read this summer before the movie adaptation hits the big screen this year!