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Review: READY PLAYER ONE, Submitting Yourself to The Matrix Has Never Been This Much Fun

Upon exiting the theater after Ready Player One, my immediate takeaway was that “they don’t make films like this anymore.” Based on the 2011 novel by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One takes place in the near-future of 2045, a dystopian...

Review: THOROUGHBREDS Harnesses the Homicidal Sensibilities of Its Characters

Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy cement their positions as two of the most captivating young actresses working today in Thoroughbreds, a wickedly humorous psychodrama straddling the class divide in small-town Connecticut and exposing the complex malevolence of the adolescent psyche....

Giveaway: Win THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM on DVD

RLJ Entertainment released Juan Carlos Medina's period thriller The Limehouse Golem on DVD at the beginning of the month. We've been a little lax giving stuff away this month, tis the season, but it is better late than never to...

Watch Snappy THOROUGHBREDS Teaser Trailer, Enjoy New Poster

"Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy cement their positions as two of the most captivating young actresses working today in Thoroughbreds," wrote our own James Marsh in his review from Fantastic Fest. He called the film "a wickedly humorous psychodrama straddling...

Fantastic Fest 2017 Review: THOROUGHBREDS, A Pitch Black Tale of Female Friendship

Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy cement their positions as two of the most captivating young actresses working today in Thoroughbreds, a wickedly humorous psychodrama straddling the class divide in small-town Connecticut and exposing the complex malevolence of the adolescent psyche....

Toronto 2016 Review: THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM, A Giallo-Infused Theatre of Bedlam

We might think that in the 21st century, with social media platforms or instant video uploads, we are at the apex of what might be called the theatricality of life in the public eye. But even if Twitter didn't exist,...

Christopher Walken To Receive Award, THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM to Close Sitges 2016

Christopher Walken will receive the Grand Honourary Award at Sitges 2016 this year. A stellar career whose highlights include iconic performances in The Deer Hunter, The Dead Zone, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, and countless other films,...

Toronto 2016: Watch This Splendid Musical Number From THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Juan Carlos Medina's The Limehouse Golem, the Victorian era set horror thriller, will have it's World Premiere here in Toronto Saturday night at the Ryerson. We have a clip with a splendid musical number featuring Douglas Booth to share with...

READY PLAYER ONE: Olivia Cooke's Gonna Hunt Some Eggs In Spielberg's Novel Adaptation

Olivia Cooke has landed a lead role in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ernest Cline's sci-fi dystopian novel Ready Player One, according to The Wrap.Addendum - THR reported, If a deal is made, Cooke would play the teen's love interest and competitor, a Canadian blogger...

Review: ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL Earns Every Emotional Beat

The title for Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is kind of appalling, a sing-song rhyming cadence that reminds of Lobo's buttery 1971 pop hit "Me And You and a Dog Named Boo". Its premise -- a young...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks Sundance 2015, PADDINGTON, Oscar Buzz And More

With all the fest fun there's been a bit of a delay getting some of these ScreenAnarchyvision vids up for y'all, so here you get a bit of a megamix of vids from the last few weeks.The main entry of...

Sundance 2015 Review: ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, More Clever Than You Think

The title for Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is kind of appalling, a sing-song rhyming cadence that reminds of Lobo's buttery 1971 pop hit "Me And You and a Dog Named Boo". Its premise -- a young...

First OUIJA Trailer: Don't Play Unless You Want Demons In Your House

When will you kids learn? As demonstrated in the first trailer for the upcoming Ouija, If you don't want demons in your house, then don't summon them with an Ouija board and then wonder where they came from. Stiles White, writer...

THE SIGNAL: Watch An Exclusive Character Video For The SciFi Thriller Now!

Focus Features expands their theatrical release of William Eubank's scifi thriller The Signal tomorrow and we've got a brand new character video to share from the film!On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area...

Review: THE SIGNAL Goes Everywhere, Mysteriously

A dreamy atmosphere is established early in William Eubank's sophomore feature The Signal, holding the promise that the story could go, literally, anywhere. It's a haunting, lonely, moody, deliberately-paced atmosphere that's reminiscent of Eubank's debut, Love, which was set aboard...

Review: THE QUIET ONES, The Dull Roar Of Disappointment

As expected, the newest Hammer horror film is atmospheric and moody; unfortunately, the atmosphere is dire and the mood is dull. The Quiet Ones is a veritable alphabet soup of disappointment: a is for aimless, b is for baffling, c...

New Trailer & Image for Hammer's Second Feature THE QUIET ONES

The British more or less invented images of gothic horror, haunted buildings and creepy possessed children. Add in some American-style found footage and a retro setting, and you've got the revamped Hammer Films' second feature, The Quiet Ones. Directed by...

PAINLESS's Juan Carlos Medina to Direct THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Fresh off a successful festival circuit run of his historical thriller Painless, director Juan Carlos Medina's next project will be an adaptation of the Peter Ackroyd novel, The Limehouse Golem. Announced at the Cannes film festival today, the script is...