Month: November 2018

A dark knight takes on a bent cop in zany Why Don’t You Just Die! (Papa, sdokhni) By Anton Bitel 30-11-18 965 Released: Tallinn Black Night Film Festival Director: Kirill Sokolov Cast: Vitaliy Khaev, Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Evgeniya Kregzhde, Mikhail Gorevoy, Elena Shevchenko Distributor: White Mirror Film Company If you like this, try… 2LDK (2003) Two
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By all accounts, Anna And The Apocalypse would appear to be the world’s first feature-length zombie comedy musical set in high school… and at Christmas… in Scotland. Shot around the likes of Port Glasgow, Greenock and Falkirk, the film premiered to considerable buzz at last year’s Fantastic Fest in the US and is now making
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This new Dolby Cinema poster for Mary Poppins Returns is practically perfect By Poppy-Jay Palmer 30-11-18 4,661 Click here to see full size. Mary Poppins Returns will be set in Depression-era London and follow now-grown up versions of Jane and Michael Banks, as well as Michael’s three children who are visited by Poppins following a personal
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Glass brings together James McAvoy’s Kevin Wendell Crumb, Samuel L Jackson’s Elijah Price/Mr Glass and Bruce Willis’ David Dunn to finally deliver the Unbreakable sequel we’ve been waiting for. The trio are joined by the brilliant Sarah Paulson as a psychiatrist treating the three, as well as returning stars Anya Taylor-Joy (Split‘s survivor Casey Cooke), Spencer Treat Clark (David’s
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DC and Warner Bros’ upcoming film slate is looking more packed than ever, what with the likes of Birds Of Prey, Shazam!, Flashpoint and more on the horizon. But that’s clearly not enough, judging by the fact that the team has added another project: Blue Beetle. Warner Bros has already tapped Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (the writer responsible for Universal’s Scarface remake) to
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After three seasons, Netflix has finally cancelled Daredevil, according to Deadline. It’s starting to look like Netflix and Marvel really don’t have much faith in their Defenders series, what with Iron Fist and Luke Cage both also receiving the axe over the last few months. “Marvel’s Daredevil will not return for a fourth season on Netflix,” the streaming service said in
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Danish actor Claes Bang has officially been cast in the title role for Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ Dracula mini-series. The series, based on the novel by Bram Stoker, is a co-production between BBC One and Netflix, and is being produced by Hartswood Films, the same company responsible for Moffat and Gatiss’ Sherlock. Dracula will consist of three feature-length
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Katie Holmes finally has some adult playmates for The Boy 2. According to Deadline, Owain Yeoman (American Sniper) and Ralph Ineson (The Office UK) have officially joined the cast of the doll horror sequel. The Boy 2 will revolve around “a young family, unaware of the terrifying history of the estate into which they move, where
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Barry Allen and Oliver Queen have traded places in this new trailer for ‘Elseworlds‘, the upcoming Arrowverse crossover event:  ‘Elseworlds‘ stars Grant Gustin, Stephen Amell, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards, Echo Kellum, Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Tyler Hoechlin and Bob Frazer, with guest stars Ruby Rose,
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The Hindi-language Tumbbad is a grotesque gothic allegory of corrupting colonialism and (maybe) liberation By Anton Bitel 25-11-18 510 Certificate: TBA Director: Rahi Anil Barve, Anand Gandhi, Adesh Prasad Writer: Mitesh Shah, Adesh Prasad, Rahi Anil Brave, Anand Gandhi Cast: Sohum Shah, Harish Khanna, Ronjini Chakraborty, Anita Date, Mohd Samad, Jyoti Malshe Distributor: Hulu, Eros
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In Eddie Alcazar’s SF allegory of identity Perfect, the flaws are the point By Anton Bitel 25-11-18 1,283 Certificate: TBA Director: Eddie Alcazar Writer: Eddie Alcazar (story), Ted Kupper Cast: Garrett Wareing, Abbie Cornish, Courtney Eaton, Tao Okomoto, Maurice Compte, Martin Sensmeier, Leonardo Nam, Rainey Qualley Distributor: TBA If you like this, try… Beyond The
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The new trailer for Future Man Season 2 travels far and wide By Poppy-Jay Palmer 22-11-18 1,408  Here’s the synopsis for Future Man Season 2: Season two picks up in 2162, and Josh, Wolf, and Tiger learn that their season one mission to stop the cure from getting out didn’t work. In this timeline, Stu
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After literally years of development and anticipation, HBO’s Watchmen series finally has not one teaser but THREE. Oh, how we’re spoilt. Ambiguous and uneventful, but we’re still excited. Filming for the series is currently underway. Damon Lindelof is serving as showrunner and The Leftovers‘ Nicole Kassell is directing the pilot episode. Lindelof, Kassell, Tom Spezialy, Stephen Williams and
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A terrifying tribute and modern twist on classic bloody slasher fun, Hell Fest is the perfect treat for anyone who doesn’t want Halloween to end. Here’s a clip from the film:  Here’s a synopsis for the film: In this terrifying thrill ride, college student Natalie is visiting her childhood best friend Brooke and her roommate Taylor.
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Grady Hendrix’s horror novel My Best Friend’s Exorcism is getting a film adaptation, according to THR. Endeavor Content, the entity behind the likes of Killing Eve and Colette, has snapped up the film rights for the novel, beating out several other companies. The film is coming from Christopher Landon, the writer and director of Happy Death Day and its sequel Happy Death
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The full title of Warner Bros’ upcoming Harley Quinn spin-off film Birds Of Prey has been revealed and it’s quite a mouthful: Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn). Star and producer Margot Robbie unveiled the title on her Instagram account this week. Check out the original post below:   View this post on
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Hulu is looking at turning DV Vertigo’s Sweet Tooth into a TV series By Poppy-Jay Palmer 20-11-18 510 Hulu has ordered a pilot episode based on DC Vertigo’s Sweet Tooth by Jeff Lemire, according to Deadline. The series is coming from Robert Downey Jr and Susan Downey’s Team Downey production banner, as well as Hap And Leonard co-creator
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