22 Sep

‘Die Kinder Der Toten’ Review: You’ve Never Seen a Zombie Movie Like This [Fantastic Fest 2019]

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One of the highlights of Fantastic Fest is coming across movies you would otherwise never see anywhere else. Movies that make you question your very sanity, as well as your choices. “What have I gotten myself into?” you ask during movies like this. And: “Just what the hell is this?” The MVP of this type of […]

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22 Sep

Get Ready for Bob Odenkirk: Action Hero in The Universal Thriller ‘Nobody’

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Better call Bob Odenkirk if you need saving. Because the Emmy-winning actor is making the switch to action. Bob Odenkirk is set to star in the Universal action thriller Nobody. Odenkirk will lead the Nobody cast, which will be helmed by Hardcore Henry director Ilya Naishuller. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal has set a release date for the Bob […]

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22 Sep

‘The Mortuary Collection’ Review: A Gory, Stylish Midnight Anthology Movie More Interested In Humor Than Horror [Fantastic Fest 2019]

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Loaded with gore sloshed upon gore, blessed with creeptacular practical special effects, and boasting lush, stylish, chill-inducing cinematography, The Mortuary Collection is a feast for the eyes. This horror anthology from writer-director Ryan Spindell started off as one short film – “The Babysitter Murders” – before being expanded upon, and given a neat little wraparound story to […]

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22 Sep

Star Wars Bits: ‘The Mandalorian’ Cast Members Reveal Favorite ‘Star Wars’ Film, a Documentary About the Stormtrooper Who Hit His Head, and More

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In this edition of Star Wars Bits: The cast of The Mandalorian reveals their favorite Star Wars films Sideshow Collectibles‘ Sith Trooper two-pack is now on sale Watch the trailer for a documentary that aims to find the person who plays the Stormtrooper who famously bumps his head in the original film Check out some […]

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22 Sep

‘In the Shadow of the Moon’ Review: A Genre Mash-Up of Sci-Fi, Mystery, Horror, and Action [Fantastic Fest 2019]

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Hey, have you ever wanted to watch a movie that features nearly every single genre at once? If so, I’ve got just the film for you! It’s called In the Shadow of the Moon, and it’s a frenetic mash-up of sci-fi, mystery, horror, and action. The only things it’s missing are a musical number or two and […]

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22 Sep

‘UNpregnant’ Will Be an HBO Max Original Movie Starring Haley Lu Richardson

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HBO Max hasn’t yet announced their official launch date, but they’ve been burning through money by purchasing the streaming rights to shows like Friends and The Big Bang Theory. However, they’re also already hard at work on their first original films, and one more has just been announced. UNpregnant will adapt the young adult novel […]

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21 Sep

‘The Good Place’ Featurette: Creator Mike Schur Talks About the Inception of the Heavenly Comedy Series

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Next week brings the beginning of the final season of The Good Place. After last season’s (kinda) cliffhanger ending, fans are eager to see if Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Jason (Manny Jacinto), Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Chidi (William Jackson Harper) can prove that people can be good. But before we start the end of this journey, […]

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21 Sep

‘The Vast of Night’ Delivers a Slow Burn That Is Both Dazzling and Uniquely Distressful [Fantastic Fest 2019]

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Certain decades have their own tangible fears. The 1950s possessed a culture of fear that has been explored repeatedly throughout the horror and sci-fi genres. Cold war fears were heavily centered around an aversion to the other, technology, nuclear war, and aliens. There’s a singular simplicity in film and television that captures the emotional impact […]

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21 Sep

‘Deerskin’ Review: The Director of ‘Rubber’ Made a Film About Being Obsessed with a Jacket [TIFF 2019]

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Have you ever loved a jacket? I mean really loved a jacket? Ruined your life for a coat? Destroyed your marriage and your finances for cool-looking cool-weather clothing? Have the fringes on your outfit caused you to live a fringe existence, evaporating your sanity, and driving you to a rampage? And was your outfit made […]

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21 Sep

Fantastic Fest 2019 Day Two: ‘Color Out of Space’ Redefines What an H.P Lovecraft Movie Can Be, ‘The Death of Dick Long’ is a Wild Story of Tender Idiocy, and ‘Reflections of Evil’ May be One of the Craziest Movies Ever Made

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(Welcome to The Fantastic Fest Diaries, where we will be chronicling every single movie we see at the United States’ largest genre film festival.) Welcome to Fantastic Fest 2019, day two. In this entry, Reflections of Evil is one of the most insane movies ever made, The Death of Dick Long is a surprisingly tender movie […]

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