PET CEMETERY REACTIONS: Perri Nemiroff, who reviewed the film for Collider, tweeted after watching the movie: “Pet Semetary is vicious and I LOVED it. Super brutal visuals and was thrilled to see Widmyer & Kölsch fully embrace the deeply unsettling themes of mortality from the book. And WOW Jeté Laurence. They really pushed it with … Read morePET CEMETERY REACTIONS: Perri Nemiroff, who reviewed the film…
A Nightmare on Elm Street star Heather Langenkamp says that there’s a sexist connotation with the phrase “the final girl,” as male characters earn a nickname that doesn’t specify gender. .. “I don’t think we should call her a ‘final girl’ anymore,” Langenkamp shared with the L.A. Times. “Because one, I want a boy to … Read moreA Nightmare on Elm Street star Heather Langenkamp says that…
The $30.5 million take for “Halloween” is the sixth-best mark for the pre-Halloween weekend, which is typically one of the slowest of the year. The other five films were all opener weekends, led by “Puss in Boots” with $34 million, followed by “Saw III,” “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” “Saw IV” and “Saw II.” # # … Read moreHALLOWEEN scores for second weekend a row!
ROBERT ENGLUND WANTS A PREQUEL TO NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET “I’ve always thought that [not having a prequel] is a misruling in the mythology of A Nightmare on Elm Street,” Englund told the crowd at the recent Monster Mania convention in Hunt Valley, Maryland. “It got close to being rectified with Tobe Hooper’s pilot for … Read moreROBERT ENGLUND WANTS A PREQUEL TO NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET“I’ve…
Almost 20,000 people have signed an online petition opposing Sony Pictures’ planned release of a horror movie called “Slender Man,” the character who inspired two Waukesha girls to plot the stabbing death of their sixth-grade classmate in 2014. Sony released a trailer for the film this week. It is scheduled for release in May. “This … Read moreONLINE PETITION FORMED TO STOP 'SLENDERMAN'
SNOWSTORM Grayson hit hard… and arguably INSIDIOUS still did well.. $2 mil opening.. Insidious: The Last Key is projected to earn north of $20M while Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle will fight for No. 1 with $25M-$26M. That’s according to tracking figures. Despite theater closures in the Northeast, distribution chiefs are expecting … Read moreINSIDIOUS VS THE SNOWSTORM
DANNY MCBRIDE, WRITER OF HALLOWEEN 40 YEARS .. “We’re kind of ignoring all the films past the first one,” McBride confirmed. “It picks up after the first one, but it’s sort of an alternate reality.““It’s as if the first Halloween ended in a slightly different way,” McBride added, suggesting the new film may rewrite even … Read moreH40: THE NIGHT HE STAYED HOME
JONATHAN LAST WRITES, On the subject of horror movies, I mentioned this briefly on the show, but I want to tease the idea out a little bit: Horror movies are the cockroaches of cinema. They will survive everything, even streaming and the internet.That’s because they’re bottom-feeding, low-cost, high-ROI enterprises that appeal to both a deep … Read moreWEEKLY STANDARD slams horror movies as the cockroach genre of the box office!
IT easily beat mother! this weekend .. It wasn’t great competition, but it’s a good victory nonetheless. And some facts: In its first 10 days, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel has earned $218.7 million domestically, passing up Get Out ($175.5 million) to become the No. 2 R-rated horror film of all time behind The … Read moreIT continues to make some box office history
We talked about MOTHER! earlier today.. But now we know: The movie is a FLOP.. Mother is ‘dying’ in box offices with a “F” cinemaScore and only $7.8 mil .. it has been been a tremendous failure to Jennifer Lawrence.. And increasingly lampooned online as being a holier than thou-premised film with a scene … Read moreConfused and angered by mother! while 'IT' breaks new records