Tag: mikeflanagan

Notes on Streaming: BEFORE I WAKE, Of Dreams, Nightmares, and the Grief That Never Sleeps

On the basis of Hush, Gerald's Game and now Before I Wake Mike Flanagan has become the King of Streaming, at least in the broad field of horror. Even though it's now identified as "A Netflix Original," if things had...

Fantastic Fest 2017 Review: GERALD'S GAME Is Oscar Worthy

Warning: spoilers ahead. For the record, I never cracked open Stephen King's Gerald's Game because I just couldn't take what the cover --- a pair of handcuffs hanging from a bedpost, its top carved into a crouching, hurting woman ---...

Fantastic Fest 2017: GERALD'S GAME Trailer, Of Handcuffs and the Suddenly Single Woman

When mommy loves daddy, sometimes she lets him handcuff her to a bed in a very private, very remote location, far, far away. But sometimes, daddy goes away, and mommy is left to fend for herself, still handcuffed... Back in...

Fantastic Fest 2017: First Wave of Films Will Knock Your Teeth Out

Wow. Fantastic Fest isn't fucking around. The manic first wave of this year's festival includes the U.S. premiere of S. Craig Zahler's (Bone Tomahawk) new film Brawl in Cell Block 99 --- starring Vince Vaughn, Don Johnson, and Udo Kier --- fresh...

Mike Flanagan Takes Over Sony's INHERIT THE EARTH

Mike Flanagan, director of recent faves like Hush and Ouija 2, shows no signs of slowing down and that is good news for the many fans he has here in the ScreenAnarchy family.  Currently working on his adaptation of Stephen...

Review: In HUSH, A Deaf Woman Is Stalked By A Silent, Murderous Man

Exciting, tense, and stylish, Hush plays like the extended third act of an 80s slasher movie. That's both good and bad. On the good side, the nostalgia factor is strong with this one. The setup is simple: a deaf woman...

OUIJA 2: OCULUS' Mike Flanagan Continues Franchise With Annalise Basso In The Lead

There are fans of Mike Flanagan's work (Absentia and Oculus) here at ScreenAnarchy so we anticipate anything new from the director, even if it is a budding new franchise like Ouija. THR reported earlier today that Flanagan has found himself attached...

BEFORE I WAKE: Do Not Fall Asleep When Watching The Trailer For Latest From OCULUS' Mike Flanagan

Mike Flanagan's latest film, Before I Wake, was originally under the guise of Somnia. But now it has a better title and today a trailer was released via the film's Twitter account. Just click on the play button below and...

OCULUS` Mike Flanagan Adapting Stephen King`s GERALD`S GAME

Deadline is reporting that Mike Flanagan, the director of the creepy films Absentia, Oculus and the upcoming Somina, will be adapting Stephen King`s novel Gerald`s Game for the big screen. Gerald's Game revolves around a seemingly harmless contest between a married...

Review: OCULUS, Mirror, Mirror, Dark And Twisted

Of all the things remarkable about Oculus, and there are many, it's that this is a slow burn film with a deliciously creepy mood, yet at the same time it remains exhilarating throughout. The fact that a "creepy mirror" film...