In the new action movie John Wick, Keanu Reeves plays an ex-hitman who comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters who have taken everything from him. The first trailer for the film just turned up on the interwebs, featuring both mucho mayhem and a lot of what we hope to be deliberately tongue-in-cheek hard-boiled-homaging dialog. Our favorite exchange? “How good’s your laundry?” “No one’s that good.”
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The subject of marriages going awry is a movie staple. But the new horror film Honeymoon—which is released Friday in theatres, on demand, and on iTunes—sets a new record for a legally-recognized coupling heading south, in terms of sheer terrifying weirdness.
The debut feature from Leigh Janiak, the movie stars Rose Leslie from Game of Thrones and Harry Treadaway from Penny Dreadful as the vacationing newlyweds. Get a taste of the film’s unnerving atmosphere in the exclusive (and expletive-featuring) clip below.
In the new horror film At the Devil’s Door, a young woman played by Awkward star Ashley Rickards makes a deal with the Devil, and it has terrifying consequences for pretty much every character in the movie, including a pair of sisters played by Catalina Sandino Moreno (Maria Full of Grace) and Naya Rivera (Glee).
How exactly do you go about making a film in which one man attempts to turn another man into a walrus? That it is not a question any member of the human race ever considered for hundreds of thousands of years. Then writer, director, and semi-professional pothead Kevin Smith decided his next project, Tusk, would tackle that exact subject.
Fantastic Fest today announced the third and final wave of programming for this year’s genre film event, which takes place in Austin, Texas, Sept. 18-25. The films added to the schedule for the festival’s tenth anniversary bash include the Daniel Radcliffe-starring Horns, the Elijah Wood-starring Open Windows, and the Ryan Murphy-produced The Town That Dreaded Sundown, a remake of the 1975 horror movie of the same name whose trailer was also released Wednesday. Another new, not-to-be-missed addition: director David Gregory’s documentary Lost Soul—The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau, which concerns Stanley’s ultimately disastrous attempt to adapt H.G. Wells’ classic sci-fi novel.
Waiting for Hollywood to make a movie about The Black Widow? Or Wonder Woman? Or any female character from any comic book? Then direct your attention towards The Scribbler.
Lou Taylor Pucci (the Evil Dead remake) stars in the new movie Spring as a man who, following the death of his mother, travels to Italy and meets a beautiful young woman played by Nadia Hilker. Does the course of true love run smooth? Having seen the film’s trailer, seems safe to tick the box marked “Absolutely not.”
The Daniel Radcliffe-starring Horns, the horror anthology sequels V/H/S Viral and ABCs of Death 2, and the documentary Lost Soul — which concerns the infamous production of box-office bomb The Island of Dr. Moreau — will all play at this year’s Los Angeles genre festival Beyond Fest, which announced its lineup today. Other notable attractions include a screening of Halloween attended by both director John Carpenter and star Jamie Lee Curtis, another documentary called My Life Directed By Nicholas Winding Refn from the titular Drive filmmaker’s wife, and the terror tale Starry Eyes, in which an actress’ desperate ambition leads her down a very dark path indeed (we’ll say no more!).
There’s only one director who can claim to have introduced the world to Nicole Kidman (in 1983’s BMX Bandits) and directed two Leprechaun films (1995’s Leprechaun 3 and 1997’s Leprechaun 4: In Space). That director’s name? Brian Trenchard-Smith.
Finnish writer and director Jalmari Helander made a big splash with 2010’s Rare Exports, the tale of a giant, monstrous Santa Claus. How do you follow that? The answer arrives at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival in the form of Big Game, which makes its world premiere at the event tomorrow night when it kicks off TIFF’s Midnight Madness strand.
Samuel L. Jackson stars in the film as an American president who, following an attack on Air Force One, is pursued through the Scandinavian wilderness by a band of killers. The only person who can help him survive: a 13-year-old boy, played by Rare Exports actor Onni Tommila.
Big Game costars Ray Stevenson, Ted Levine, Felicity Huffman, Victor Garber, Jorma Tommila, Mehmet Kurtulus, and the always watchable Jim Broadbent. Watch Jackson and Onni Tommila in the exclusive first clip from the film below. READ FULL STORY
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