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Lost Boys Remake In The Works With It And Quiet Place Stars

One thing about Hollywood I could never stomach: all the damn remakes. Okay, so that’s not totally true, but it was too good of an opportunity to rephrase that great line from “The Lost Boys” in a story about a pending remake of that very movie.Truth is that there’s a surprisingly solid trend of strong genre remakes. […]

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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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Mark Duplass on Breaking Into Hollywood, Filming on iPhones, and the Best Advice for Young Filmmakers [Interview]

Mark and Jay Duplass have collaborated on shorts, feature films, television, and, by their account, some cheap childhood remakes of The Blob. (They just threw a beanbag down the stairs.) But they’ve crossed into an entirely new medium with their latest effort: a book, called Like Brothers. Like Brothers is part memoir, part practical filmmaking […]

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