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MORGAN Trailer: Familiar Thriller Territory, And Yet...

Every fiber of my being wants to resist Morgan. It looks so familiar: an isolated facility, a scientific experiment that goes wrong, man tampering with things he ought not. But then the actors show up: Kate Mara, Toby Jones, Jennifer...

Review: SAN ANDREAS, Disastrous To A Fault

Look out, earthquakes! Mess with Dwayne Johnson's family and he will punch you in the nose. Completely divorced from reality, San Andreas is a large-scale, family-first action movie that stars Dwayne Johnson and millions, perhaps billions, of pixels, all gathering...

New To Netflix: Miscellany Or Potpourri?

In this edition of our biweekly Netflix column, the complete lack of focus is exactly the point. From a huge Oscar-winning animated film to a micro-sized black and white period piece on the early days of computer chess, and...

The Many Faces Of Paul Giamatti

This weekend, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 arrives in the US, after having done a bit of a world tour in other territories. And the most interesting piece of casting in it must surely be Paul Giamatti as the villain known...

First Trailer for 12 YEARS A SLAVE Reveals Epic Story and Cast

UK director Steve McQueen pretty much blew filmgoers away in 2008 with his intense political thriller Hunger, which examined the life of Bobby Sands and the Irish Troubles of the late 20th century. Then he turned that same intense eye...

New To Netflix: Isopods, Orcas, and A FISH CALLED WANDA

Welcome to this week's entry for New To Netflix! Not that we are actually new to Netflix, we're just happy, able, and willing to help you find out what kind of 'Twitch-y' material is coming to the big red virtual envelope...

Now on Blu-ray: Don Coscarelli Double Feature - PHANTASM II, JOHN DIES AT THE END

Don Coscarelli isn't a name that sends studio heads scrambling for their checkbooks, but if you're a fan of esoteric and bloody horror films, you know the guy's work. Coscarelli's largest contribution to the world of horror cinema in undoubtedly the...

Brussels 2013 Wrap: Blood, Guts, Singing Filmmakers

During the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, I saw vengeful ghosts, vampire threesomes, transvestite killers, monstrous gorillas, giant spiders and at least a dozen decapitations. Just as entertaining though, were the multiple directors that I saw singing a cappella to...

Watch New ROMEO AND JULIET Unfold In Classic Style

It's not revisionist and it's not flashy -- in other words, it's not Baz Luhrmann's modernistic vision. But it does feature 16-year-old Hailee Steinfeld and a script by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellows. The new version of Romeo and Juliet...

Cineplex Entertainme​nt and Raven Banner ​Launch New Monthly H​orror Series SINISTE​R CINEMA

Good news for fans of horror film here in Canada. If you have been lamenting that some of the buzz titles from festival circuits or limited release films haven't been playing at a cinema near you then your day just...

Opening: JOHN DIES AT THE END, A Fun Ride That Fails to Fully Deliver

"David Wong can see things that other people can't. Strange things. Frightening things. Sometimes dead things and creatures from other dimensions. "So can his friend John, with whom he has set up something of a cottage business eliminating supernatural pests....

Coscarelli's JOHN DIES AT THE END Gets A Red Band Trailer

What's better than a movie revolving around the end of the world and rampant drug use? A trailer for a movie revolving around the end of the world and rampant drug use that includes breasts. Yes, Don Coscarelli's John Dies...

Stay Away From Red Meat And Watch The New JOHN DIES AT THE END Trailer

After a great deal of chatter and a lengthy festival run, Don Coscarelli's adaptation of David Wong's cult hit novel John Dies At The End hits iTunes December 27th prior to a January 25th theatrical release. And impending releases mean...

JOHN DIES AT THE END Lands Some Quality Poster Art

There's very little to say about Don Coscarelli's adaptation of David Wong's John Dies At The End that we haven't said already - check the links below - but here's a little something new: Final poster art for the film...

THIS BOOK IS FULL OF SPIDERS: Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It!!!

Waitaminute! A trailer for a book? When that trailer is for the book sequel to David Wong's breakout cult hit John Dies at the End? Oh, hell. And yes. While reactions to the film adaptation of Wong's book have been...

TIFF 2012 Review: JOHN DIES AT THE END, An Initially Entertaining But Deeply Flawed Adaptation

David Wong can see things that other people can't. Strange things. Frightening things. Sometimes dead things and creatures from other dimensions. So can his friend John, with whom he has set up something of a cottage business eliminating supernatural pests....

Magnet Grabs JOHN DIES AT THE END for Worldwide Release

The worldwide distribution rights to Don Coscarelli's John Dies at the End have been acquired by Magnet Releasing, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film's debut at Sundance earlier this year is now being described as a "work-in-progress" screening, as...

Sundance 2012 Interview: Don Coscarelli talks JOHN DIES AT THE END

If you read my review of John Dies at the End, you know that I had a great time watching the movie, at midnight, in the Egyptian Theater during The Sundance FIlm Festival. Introduced by a bushy bearded Paul Giamatti who...

Sundance 2012 Review: JOHN DIES AT THE END

John Dies at the End is not a movie for everyone. In my opinion, that's a good thing. A film showing at a festival like Sundance should not only be allowed to be different and hold a unique perspective...

Don Coscarelli's JOHN DIES AT THE END Added To Sundance Lineup

Don Coscarelli - director of the Phantasm series and Bubba Ho-Tep - will be making the trip to Park City, his genre bending scifi-horror-comedy John Dies At The End having just been added to the Park City At Midnight lineup...