Month: September 2018

Considering the number of filmmakers claiming their adoration for the cinema of Claire Denis, and especially for her 1999 masterpiece Beau Travail, it is surprising to see so few films take inspiration from the French director’s work. With its video game aesthetic and heavy artillery imagery — and the relatively little attention it received from
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A mega-haul of Venom goodies have suddenly appeared to get us properly pumped for the film’s release next week. Firstly, there’s a batch of new images, which you can check out in the gallery above. Secondly, here’s the very to-the-point official synopsis: One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring
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A family comes together in a new poster for DC’s Titans By Poppy-Jay Palmer 28-09-18 3,371 Click here to see full size. The Titans cast is made up of Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson/Robin, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, Ryan Potter as Beast Boy, Alan Ritchson as Hawk, Minka Kelly as Dove and Lindsey Gort
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The new poster for Amazon’s The Boys TV series is uncanny By Poppy-Jay Palmer 28-09-18 4,543 Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming TV adaptation of The Boys is really going for it. Here’s the show’s first poster: And here’s the cover of the graphic novel: Uncanny, right? Our hopes for a fantastic series to go with it are
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It’s been a long wait but the first trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix has arrived, and it looks like the cast’s hype about an intense psychological drama were not being too misleading…  “In DARK PHOENIX, the X-MEN face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission
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These new location posters for Suspiria will leave you feeling cold By Poppy-Jay Palmer 26-09-18 2,919 You can read the synopsis for Suspiria here: Suspiria is set in 1977 Berlin and follows a young American woman who joins a prestigious dance company. She arrives just as one of the members mysteriously disappears. As her stock in the company
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Mike Flanagan’s next project, Doctor Sleep, has added another actor to the cast. According to Deadline, Revenge star Emily Alyn Lind has joined the film as Snakebite Andi, a member of the “nomadic psychic groups who feed off the ‘steam’ of children gifted with ‘the Shining’.” The film is of course based on Stephen King’s The Shining sequel of the
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 Read the synopsis for Bumblebee here: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this
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Eli Roth’s Death Wish follow-up is a kid-friendly horror starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett By Elena Lazic 21-09-18 2,348 Released: 21 September 2018 Certificate: 12A Director: Eli Roth Writer: Eric Kripke Cast: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Lorenza Izzo, Owen Vaccaro, Kyle MacLachlan Distributor: Entertainment One If you like this, try… A Monster Calls Also
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The first trailer for Amazon Prime Video’s horror anthology Lore Season 2 has crept in with a preview of six brand new, totally true scary stories. Check it out here:  The streaming service has also released some episode details, which include two stories that haven’t previously featured on the podcast the series was based on.
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A new trailer for Doctor Who Series 11 has materialised and it’s pretty great:  Announced directors for Series 11 include Sallie Aprahamian (Extremely Dangerous, The Sins), Jamie Childs (the director behind Jodie Whitaker’s casting reveal), Jennifer Perrott (award-winning short film The Ravens), and Mark Tonderai (a director with a whole load of genre experience, including episodes of Lucifer, Gotham, Black Lightning and Nightflyers,
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The first track from John Carpenter’s Halloween score is here and it’s perfect By Jonathan Hatfull 19-09-18 3,789 Halloween is fast approaching and, just in case you’d forgotten that John Carpenter himself is working on the score, Sacred Bones Records has released the first track: The Shape Returns…  Carpenter composed the score with Cody
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This new Japanese trailer for Mandy starring Nicolas Cage is weird and wonderful By Poppy-Jay Palmer 11-09-18 13  Mandy is directed by Panos Cosmatos and stars Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Bill Duke, Richard Brake, Ned Dennehy and Olwen Fouéré. Read the synopsis here: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead
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Candyman is one of the greatest modern horror films, and it only gets better with age. Over the year’s, the reputation of Bernard Rose’s socially conscious urban legend chiller has grown and grown, and Tony Todd’s performance in the title role is iconic. The social commentary hasn’t dated, the scares haven’t lessened, and that soundtrack
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After premiering to terrified audiences at the Liverpool Playhouse, Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s horror stage play Ghost Stories was quickly ushered to the Lyric Hammersmith in London in the summer of 2010. With its popularity rapidly spreading to international theatres, it’s unsurprising that Nyman and Dyson started to receive calls from several American studios wanting to
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Some of Nickelodeon’s spookiest Are You Afraid Of The Dark? episodes have been haunting 90’s kids well into adulthood, which is why we’ve been excitedly rubbing our hands for Paramounts upcoming horror film of the same name. However, with the film we can expect something a little different. In an interview with Slash Film, writer Gary Dauberman
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Two young women venture out into the post-apocalypse in Carolina Hellsgård’s zombie movie Ever After By Elena Lazic 09-09-18 306 Released: TBC Certificate: TBC Director: Carolina Hellsgård Writer: Olivia Vieweg Cast: Gro Swantje Kohlhof, Maja Lehrer, Trine Dyrholm Distributor: TBC Because the concept of a post-apocalyptic zombie world lends itself so well to studies of
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