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After ‘Midsommar,’ Ari Aster Wants to Make a ‘Zonky Nightmare Comedy’

While “Hereditary” introduced Ari Aster as one seriously brilliant and twisted genre auteur, “Midsommar” had some fans concerned for his mental health. During a candid and often funny Reddit Ama (Ask Me Anything), the new reigning king of “elevated horror” (along with “Get Out” director Jordan Peele) hinted at some potential themes for his next […]

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‘The Hunt’: First Teaser Trailer For Blumhouse’s New Thriller By Damon Lindelof & Director Craig Zobel

There’s a fascinating mix of creatives involved with the new mysterious social thriller, “The Hunt.” The project comes from Jason Blum, the producer of “Get Out” and “The Purge” series, and Damon Lindelof, co-creator of the TV series “The Leftovers” and “Lost,” and director Craig Zobel known for “Compliance” and the 2015 Sundance hit “Z […]

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‘The Invisible Man’: Elisabeth Moss Joins Blumhouse/Universal Monster Reboot

It would appear that “Us” won’t be Elisabeth Moss’ only collaboration with powerhouse production company Blumhouse. The Emmy-winning “Mad Men” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” star has joined “The Invisible Man,” a reboot of the classic monster movie that Jason Blum’s genre-centric studio is producing alongside Universal. Leigh Whannell is helming the project, which was originally […]

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WGA Awards 2019: Announcing Winners Live

The 71st annual Writers Guild Awards are underway at dual ceremonies at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. and at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.Chelsea Peretti hosted the West Coast ceremonies while Roy Wood Jr. was the emcee in New YorkOriginal screenplay nominees are Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma”; Adam McKay’s “Vice”; Bo […]

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‘Eighth Grade’ Might Head the Class of First Features

From the stripped-down authenticity of Jonah Hill’s “Mid90s,” to the fed-up outcry of Carlos López Estrada’s “Blindspotting,” to the prestige Oscar-bait trappings of Bradley Cooper’s “A Star Is Born,” 2018’s class of debut filmmaking talent built impressively on the promise of cinema’s future. Directors such as Ari Aster (“Hereditary”), Aneesh Chaganty (“Searching”), Josie Rourke (“Mary […]

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Exclusive: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Plot Synopsis Promises a New Twist on a Familiar Premise

Ever since making his directorial debut with the acclaimed thriller Get Out, comedian and filmmaker Jordan Peele has been endlessly busy with new projects. He’s working on a new iteration of The Twilight Zone, producing a remake of Candyman, voicing a role in Toy Story 4, and more. But the first feature film since his […]

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Is Lakeith Stanfield the coolest actor of 2018?

He’s the sharp-dressing eccentric who’s appeared in landmark films and TV shows, from Get Out to Atlanta. So why is he Hollywood’s ultimate outsider?Modern Toss on gentrificationNobody who is familiar with Lakeith Stanfield will be surprised to learn he believes in nebulous and mystic forces beyond our comprehension, such as numerology, symbology and astrology. He […]

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The Essentials: The Films Of John Carpenter [Full Retrospective]

After the slasher-heavy aughts and the found-footage saturation of the early-2010s, it seems we have finally entered a new era of prestige horror. Between “It Follows,” “The Witch,” “Get Out,” “It,” “Hereditary,” and dozens of others, it’s been proven time and again over the past few years that being a great horror movie and a […]

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