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‘The Last Thing Mary Saw’ Review: Sin and the Supernatural in Early 19th-Century New York

There have been plenty of horror films set in the Old West and the Old South, as well as eras of religious inquisition in the Old World. “The Last Thing Mary Saw” goes where relatively few have gone before, however, by taking place in the still-new United States’ “civilized” rural East, where an industrial age […]

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Anya Taylor-Joy Was ‘Devastated’ After Watching Her ‘Witch’ Acting: ‘Thought I’d Never Work Again’

Watching yourself onscreen can be hard to endure; just ask Anya Tayloy-Joy. During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter as part of her Emmys campaign for “The Queen’s Gambit,” the actress admitted to feeling “devastated” after watching her performance in Robert Eggers’ “The Witch” for the first time. The 2015 horror movie world-premiered at the […]

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‘Last Night in Soho’ First Footage: A Mod Anya Taylor-Joy Bewitches in Edgar Wright’s Chic Thriller

Something is… not all right with Anya Taylor-Joy, dressed in mod garb, in the first footage from Edgar Wright’s upcoming, 1960s-set London thriller “Last Night in Soho.” The star of “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Witch” (and also this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”) twirls and broods in neon light in the 15-second montage from the […]

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Robert Eggers’ ‘The Northman’ With Nicole Kidman, Anya Taylor-Joy and Björk Set for April 2022

Focus Features has set “The Northman,” the next film from “The Witch” director Robert Eggers, for release in April 2022.“The Northman” is a viking revenge drama that stars Alexander Skarsgard, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe and Björk, the Icelandic singer who is appearing in her first film since 2005. The film will […]

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Anya Taylor-Joy Wins Her First Major Acting Award with Golden Globe for ‘Queen’s Gambit’

Anya Taylor-Joy is officially a top acting award winner thanks to the Netflix sensation “The Queen’s Gambit,” which earned the rising actress the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Limited Series. Taylor-Joy won the Globe over fellow nominees Cate Blanchett (“Mrs. America”), Daisy Edgar-Jones (“Normal People”), Shira Haas (“Unorthodox”), and Nicole Kidman (“The Undoing”). […]

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‘The Northman’: Anya Taylor-Joy And Nicole Kidman Tease Terrifying Film The World “Genuinely Hasn’t Seen Before”

Robert Eggers burst onto the scene five years ago with “The Witch,” a slow-burn horror film the likes of which most audiences hadn’t seen before, which launched the career of Anya Taylor-Joy. Now, the actress is reuniting with Eggers for his Viking revenge movie “The Northman,” which is on track to be as unique (or […]

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Robert Eggers Says Original ‘Lighthouse’ Pitch Had an Erection, but Studios Didn’t Want Nc-17 Movie

Robert Eggers’ 2019 buddy movie from hell “The Lighthouse” was a lot. The writer/director’s followup to “The Witch” looks eerily prescient now as a tale of two men — played by Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe — literally trapped in quarantine, at their wits’ end, verbally and physically sparring in an eponymous lighthouse. But what […]

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Robert Eggers’ Viking Movie ‘The Northman’ Will Be More Epic Than ‘The Witch’ and ‘The Lighthouse’

Robert Eggers has established himself as an exciting filmmaker to watch with stylish low-budget horror films like The Witch and The Lighthouse, but he may just outdo himself with his upcoming film, The Northman. The director has been forced to change his prepping process for The Northman production, not just because of the ongoing coronavirus […]

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Another ‘Hellraiser’? Yawn. Hollywood, Original Horror Movies Are Nothing to Fear

“Hellraiser.” “The Others.” “The Night of the Hunter.” “Salem’s Lot.” That’s four horror remakes in the pipeline, all announced in just the last week. And all of them feel like setups for failure, especially with untouchable masterpieces like Charles Laughton’s “Night of the Hunter” or Alejandro Amenábar’s “The Others.” “Salem’s Lot” has been adapted three […]

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