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THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR First Trailer: Wanna Kill A Politician?

Following The Purge, which terrorized Ethan Hawke and his family at their suburban home, and The Purge: Anarchy, which followed Frank Grillo as he sought his own sort of vengeance in the city, The Purge: Election Year finds Mr. Grillo... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

70s Rewind: THE LAST DETAIL, Jack Nicholson At His Finest

What's extraordinary about The Last Detail is how ordinary it is. Three sailors on a road trip. In an era replete with road trips. And a time when military characters in movies were most often objects of ridicule or pity.... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: THE CHOICE, Why Some People Remain Single

I am a single person who has never read a novel by Nicholas Sparks. Nor, until now, had I ever seen any of the movies based on his books. What kind of monster am I? Sparks is the Stephen King... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: In PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, The P&P Is Fine, But The Z Is ZZZ

Neither as bad as it might have been nor as good as it needs to be, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies lands in that yawning chasm between promising premises and satisfying screen experiences. The movie smacks of shrewd marketing calculations,... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

SKIPTRACE: Jackie Chan And Johnny Knoxville Take The Long Way To Hong Kong In New Trailer

Jackie Chan has been trying to break into the Hollywood mainstream for decades, with wavering results. The best efforts always come when he partners up with an American co-star, with Chris Tucker and Owen Wilson fulfilling those duties in the... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Review: ALL HALLOWS' EVE 2 Needs More Evil Clown

Anthology movies are a dying breed; the days of Creepshow and others of its ilk are long in the past. Finding good ones is becoming more of a chore, at least in the mainstream world; low-budget indie filmmakers are still fanning the... More »
  

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS: Watch The Full Trailer For Laika's Latest Stop Motion Spectacular

Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls lead animator Travis Knight graduates up to the director's chair on Kubo And The Two String, the latest from stop motion animation house Laika. And, true to typical Laika form, it looks absolutely gorgeous. Clever,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SUICIDE SQUAD: The New Trailer, It's What Bad Guys Do

Well, here you go. Here is the new trailer for DC's Suicide Squad, due out on August 5th. I imagine that all eyes are going to be on Margot Robbie this Summer. By the looks of it she gets a lot... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

10 CLOVERFIELD LANE Trailer Arrives Unexpectedly: "Something's Coming"

What is it? A sequel? A spin-off? 10 Cloverfield Lane has some relationship to Matt Reeves' 2008 found-footage monster movie Cloverfield, but the first trailer doesn't come right out and say what it is, which ties in with the film's marketing... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

70s Rewind: HANNIE CAULDER, Raquel Welch Seeks Revenge In The Old West

Quentin Tarantino's new Western The Hateful Eight revolves around the vicious Jennifer Jason Leigh, who is eligible to be hanged for her crimes. Later this year, we'll finally get to see Natalie Portman in Jane Got a Gun, said to... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

New 11.22.63 Trailer Promises Nostalgia And Chaos

While his name is synonymous with modern horror, Stephen King doesn't focus solely on that genre. Arguably, one may find quite a bit of horror in his crime stories --- and even in his book On Writing, wherein he described... More »
  

Review: In THE FOREST, The Jump Scares Outnumber The Trees

The setting is suitably creepy, a thickly-wooded forest at the northwest base of Mount Fuji in Japan that is known as a terribly popular site for people to commit suicide. The Aokigahara forest has also become associated with the spirit... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Guillermo del Toro Taking FANTASTIC VOYAGE

Guillermo del Toro is touted for every movie under the sun, so take this with a grain of salt, but if things work out, he will be going under the skin for a new version of Fantastic Voyage. He is in... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Interview: THE HATEFUL EIGHT Los Angeles And New York Press Conferences

(WARNING: Quentin Tarantino dropped some fairly big spoilers while talking, and they're in this article...)Having "Misirlou" as your opening credits is just so intense it just says "you are watching an epic, you are watching this big old movie. Just... More »
By Zach Gayne   
  

Listen To Radiohead's Rejected Bond Theme SPECTRE

Thom Yorke, frontman of British rock outfit Radiohead, shared a Christmas treat via Twitter yesterday. Confirming rumours that the Oxford-based band had indeed been working on their own theme song to Sam Mendes' latest James Bond film, Spectre, Yorke shared... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Head Back To TWIN PEAKS With First Teaser

Y'know, there's something about Michael Horse being the voice of the first teaser for the new Twin Peaks that just makes me very, very happy. Almost as happy as the fact that - holy crap! - there's a new Twin... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch Now: Tina Fey Goofs It Up In WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT Trailer

Too soon? Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, a comedy about news reporting in the Middle East among suicide bombers and hijabs is coming our way on March 4, 2016, and we've got the trailer below. In the poster, you may recognize that the... More »
  

Watch Now: HAP AND LEONARD Teaser Promises Southern Shenanigans

Earlier today, the brand-new Hap and Leonard teaser dropped to promote the forthcoming series from Sundance TV. Based off the best-selling books from author Joe R. Lansdale (Cold in July, Bubba Ho-Tep), the series is slated to premiere in March 2016.Starring Christina... More »
  

New GODS OF EGYPT Trailer Still Looks Pretty Ridiculous

Perhaps mindful of recent accusations of 'whitewashing' its cast, a new trailer for Gods of Egypt puts the emphasis on the wildly colorful production design, to the point that I wonder if the whole thing was shot on an empty... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Trailer Debut: Creatures Run Amok In New York

In other franchise news, the first trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them debuted today. David Yeats, who directed the last four of the Harry Potter films, is back in the main chair, and he is joined in... More »
  
 
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