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HAUNT Interview: Bryan Woods And Scott Beck On Their Haunted Attraction Horror Effort

Haunted attractions have been a quintessential location for horror films. Just in 2019, It Chapter Two has a major scene involving James McAvoy’s Bill trying to save, at a funhouse, an innocent kid from Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård); and prior to their...

Review: DARK PHOENIX, Lightly Entertaining

Sophie Turner is the focus of Simon Kinberg's directorial debut as the X-Men saga comes to a conclusion (again).

Review: GLASS, Shattered and Otherwise

James McAvoy, Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson star in M. Night Shyamalan's would-be dramatic conclusion to a comic-book movie trilogy.

AnarchyVision at Fantasia 2017: ATOMIC BLONDE, GOOD TIME, LADY MACBETH

Reporting once again from Montreal's famed Fantasia Film Festival, in this edition I look at Cannes Palme d'or contender Good Time, directed by the Safdie brothers and starring Robert Pattinson, along with Charlize Theron's punch-up Atomic Blonde, and the sublime...

ESCAPE: James McAvoy Joins New Film From THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS' Colm McCarthy

James McAvoy has joined Colm McCarthy's project, a thriller titled Escape. It was written by first time writer Vanya Asher and is based on the life of his father, a teacher in Sarajevo in the early 90s. Escape will be...

Review: In SPLIT, M. Night Channels His Best Uncanny Work Through James McAvoy

Split has it both ways; it is a film that creatively capitalizes on the thriller genre, and an excellent example of the quality and innovation the much-maligned director was initially lauded for. Through directing epic-scale flops (The Last Airbender), smaller...

M. Night Gets SPLIT: Ridiculous First Trailer

M. Night Shyamalan gives good trailer. The first trailer for Split, his next movie, is out and starts with the kidnapping of three girls -- including Anya Taylor-Joy, from The Witch -- by a man who looks suspiciously like James...

Review: In X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, Greed Is God

The 1980s are back whether we like it or not. Like Zack Snyder's Watchmen before it, X-Men: Apocalypse adapts mainstream super hero comic book material from the eighties as taking place then. Like that film, it tries hard, but remains...

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Trailer Teases Massive Scale Mutant Action

It's back to the past for the latest of Bryan Singer's X-Men adventures with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender et al donning the suits for X-Men: Apocalypse. And while the titular Apocalypse himself continues to look far more silly than threatening...

The Dude Designs Does It Again With This YOUNG/VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN Mash Up

With Paul McGuigan's Victor Frankenstein hitting theaters Wednesday, November 25 in the US, we thought it would be cool to check a little what-might-have-been with this mash up poster from one of our favorite artists, Tom "The Dude Designs" Hodge....

Review: VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, Watch This Before Creating A Monster

Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy make for an unlikely yet extremely likable pairing in Victor Frankenstein, which transforms Mary Shelley's dark novel into a cheeky action-adventure picture. On the face of it, the idea of making Igor the hero is...

X MEN APOCALYPSE: First Look At Jean Grey And Jubilee

As production moves along on X Men Apocalypse director Brian Singer teased our first look at Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) and Jubilee through his Instagram account. Game of Thrones' Turner and newcomer Lana Condor mug for a candid shot, in costume....

Olivia Munn Joins X-MEN APOCALYPSE As Psylocke

Having never been given a fair shot at the mutant game in previous X-Men films things are about to change for a fan favorite character, Psylocke. X-Men Apocalypse director Brian Singer announced today via his Instagram account that Olivia Munn (The...

Destroy All Monsters: Superheroes Last All Summer Long

Note: Major spoilers for X-Men 7 follow. In the last scene of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine wanders through X-Men Heaven, distinguishable from the church at the end of LOST only by the absence of pan-theistic iconography in the...

Review: X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, Grim Yet Satisfactory

The makers of the latest installment of a superhero franchise based on comic book characters set themselves a tall order: a prequel that is also a sequel to more than one movie, as well as the middle installment of a...

Final X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Trailer Rolls Out The Big Names

Director Bryan Singer plays school teacher calling out the morning attendance in the latest - and apparently final - trailer for the upcoming X-Men: Days Of Future Past and it would appear that everyone's in class. This one plays like...

Another Day, Another Uninspiring X-MEN Trailer

It's at the minute and fifty second mark of the latest trailer for Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days Of Future Past that the trailer gods were kind enough to make explicit what had been bothering me about it until that point....

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST: Watch The Japanese Teaser

To put it mildly, I did not like the first trailer for Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days Of Future Past. At all. Enough so that I was hesitant to click on the new Japanese teaser for the film. I don't like...

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST: Watch The Horrid First Trailer Now

Who's up for the glittery teen romance version of The X-Men? Because that appears to be what director Bryan Singer has in store for us with X-Men: Days Of Future Past. Sentinels? Nope. Clenched hands and wet eyes and pregnant...

James McAvoy Rides A Pig.

If James McAvoy actually rides a pig in the upcoming film version of Irvine Welsh's Filth, I'll be a very happy boy indeed. Click the image below for a larger version....