Before the start of horror-genre film Us, a studio opening credit containing a hypnotic teacup animation that references Jordan Peele’s debut film Get Out (2017) is seen. This referral to previous work recognises Peele’s ability to deliver on iconography and is a testament to the driving power of Peele’s brand, which despite having only directed one film in his career has already garnered him accolades and recognition as an auteur horror director.
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Octavia Spencer stars as a creepy (and seemingly violent) mother-figure in the upcoming Blumhouse horror/thriller, Ma.
The first teaser for Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has dropped, revealing nothing but also a whole lot.
Karyn Kusama’s film Destroyer highlights an ongoing trend of Australian actors working in Hollywood that are unable to disguise their accents (see 2018’s Mary Queen of Scots and anything Sam Worthington).
Oscar-winning director Neil Jordan’s latest, Greta, is a genre-piece that offers up some silly thrills that for the most part, work for entertainment’s sake.
Single location films aren’t easy to pull off and on the rare occasion when done right (like in 2010’s Buried) they can be quite engaging and fast-paced. The Danish-set The Guilty, without a doubt, falls into the engaging category, but not only does it keep our adrenaline pumping, it unfolds layer upon layer with a situation you don’t see coming and will leave you assessing what our protagonist (and the audience) has had to deal with after the final credits roll.
There are a few problems I have with the sequel to the cult horror movie Happy Death Day (2017), but overall it is a genre-bending film which has a lot to offer modern audiences.
Despite a catalogue of action films that suffer from sameness, Liam Neeson is an anomaly amongst action greats with his rise to superstardom being celebrated in a way that other legends in the genre (we see you Bruce Willis) are not.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile is the new film from Joe Berlinger about America’s most notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, played by Zac Efron.
Matteo Garrone, director of the popular Italian crime film Gomorrah (2008) is back with another intriguing thriller in the upcoming Dogman.
Keanu Reeves returns as the now iconic character John Wick in the first trailer for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum and as expected, it’s action-packed.
Shyamalan’s superhero trilogy, which began with Unbreakable (2000) and continued sixteen years later with the twist sequel Split (2016) is finally concluded in 2019’s Glass.
There are only two words that can describe the trailer for Us, the new horror film from writer/director Jordan Peele – holy shit!
It’s been a good year for independent horror and 2019 looks like it could be shaping up to follow suit with Piercing,starring Mia Wasikowska and…