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‘Demonic’ Review: Director Neill Blomkamp Gets Lost in District Anodyne

Back in the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s, what we used to call monster movies had simple concepts and catchy, explicit titles that mirrored them. “Dracula.” “The Werewolf.” “King Kong.” “Mothra vs. Godzilla.” “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.” “Creature from the Black Lagoon.” “The Blob.” When you watch a movie like “Demonic,” you only wish […]

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Jessica Hausner on Her Cannes Title ‘Little Joe’: ‘It’s Not a Comforting Genre Film’

Austrian director Jessica Hausner’s “Little Joe” had its premiere in competition at Cannes on Friday, with Variety describing the film as an “artfully unnerving horror movie” that’s an “‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’ for the age of antidepressants.” Emily Beecham and Ben Whishaw star in the film about a genetically engineered plant that scatters its […]

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From ‘A Star is Born’ to ‘The Fly’: IndieWire’s 15 Best Movie Remakes of All Time

Two of the most highly anticipated films this fall — Luca Guadagnino’s “Suspiria” and Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut “A Star Is Born,” — are remakes of beloved classics, but while there are many remakes, few are great. What determines the difference? IndieWire looked through film history for the keys to successfully retelling and reinventing a […]

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The Simpsons Travel to a Geriatric Version of ‘Jurassic Park’ in Comic-Con Poster — Exclusive

For the 29th edition of its annual Halloween-themed “Treehouse of Horror” franchise, “The Simpsons” are taking a trip… to “Jurassic Park.”Only these dinosaurs are more of the Grandpa Simpson variety. “Geriatric Park” is among the highlights of this year’s “Treehouse of Horror,” as evidenced by a new poster that Fox and “The Simpsons” will pass […]

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