Ridiculous Horror Movies and Why We Love Them

by Lynn Cohen

No, you're not hallucinating. There really is a movie called Cocaine Bear set for release in early 2023. Directed by Elizabeth Banks and starring Ray Liotta (in his last big screen appearance) and Keri Russell, it's about a big, black carnivore that stumbles up on a cache of abandoned cocaine, ingests it all, and becomes an unstoppable killing machine. If Leonardo DiCaprio had come across this creature in The Revenant, well, suffice it to say, all that would have been left is some tattered

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Best Shows on Amazon Prime Video to Watch Right Now (December 2022)

by John Green

Here's the thing about the Golden Age of television. How do you have time to do anything else? There are so many downright excellent series out there, and even more that are just great, you could stream, stream, stream all day long and still have more good television to burn through. With that in mind, I hope you weren't planning on doing anything productive with the rest of your day because we've put together a list of the best TV on Prime Video. For more streaming recommendations, check out th

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Why Zeke's Death Is Manifest's Most Heartbreaking Yet

by Mississippi News Staff

The fourth season of Manifest is bigger and more impactful than ever for the passengers of flight 828, the plane that mysteriously departed in early 2013 and reappeared in late 2018 as though no time had passed. Following the murder of Stone family matriarch Grace (Athena Karkanis) and kidnapping of Ben ( Josh Dallas ) and Grace’s daughter Eden, we pick up with the passengers two years later to a much different world. Ben has spiraled and is lost in his grief and desperation to find his da

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Bones and All Should've Dug Deeper With Its Questions of Morality

by Rich

Editor's Note: The following contains spoilers for Bones and All. If you found yourself rooting for the young leads at the heart of Luca Guadagnino 's romantic horror Bones and All despite their heinous deeds, you weren't alone. The film succeeds beautifully as a love story about two outcasts rejected by society who manage to find solace and acceptance in each other. Yet Bones and All wants to be about more than that. These outcasts aren't just your average teenage runaways; they're

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10 Pokémon That Deserve the 'Legendary' Title

by The Jiu Jitsu Tourist

The world of Pokémon is home to over 900 species of fantastical creatures that can harness the power of the elements. Though all of them are capable of amazing feats, some Pokémon naturally outshine the others. Their mastery over one or two particular elements are so unmatched that, combined with their rarity, various legends evolve around them. Some of the most powerful of these legendary Pokémon have abilities that rival that of a god. Fortunately, they are mostly benign in nature, but

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Wednesday Episode 5 Recap: Time to Unbury the Past

by The Jiu Jitsu Tourist

After focusing on Wednesday ’s adventures in Nevermore Academy for three entire episodes, Episode 5 finally brings the family back together. Besides giving us another taste of Luis Guzmán as Gomez, Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia, and Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley, “You Reap What You Woe” also allows Wednesday ( Jenna Ortega ) to confront her family about the Addams’ dark Nevermore past. And while Episode 5’s mystery might seem disconnected from the whole monster business, the episode

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Ballerina: Anjelica Huston Returns as The Director for John Wick Spinoff

by Occult Curator

Anjelica Huston will return to the world of John Wick in the upcoming spinoff Ballerina . She will reprise her role as the Director, a fearsome crime boss first glimpsed in John Wick 3: Parabellum. Ballerina, set in the assassin-filled world of John Wick, is set to star Ana de Armas; Keanu Reeves will also reprise his role as John Wick, as will Ian McShane as hotel manager Winston. In John Wick 3 , Huston plays the Director, the head of the Russian crime family the Ruska Roma, to whom Wi

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Money Heist Prequel Berlin: Cast, Filming Updates & Everything We Know

by Rich

Most often than not, the death of a character in a story marks the end of their journey. But Money Heist ’s (La Casa de Papel) Andrés de Fonollosa aka Berlin is not one of them. In the upcoming spin-off series, Berlin , we’ll see the con-man's journey before he became a part of The Professor’s gang. It is fair to say that when Netflix’s popular series ended last December after five nail-biting seasons of powerful characters and a gripping narrative (not to mention the mind-blowing

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10 of the Best Books You Have To Read This Fall

by Susan Ryant

Fall is the one time of the year one takes a look back at life. With the new year approaching and trees shedding their leaves to give way to new life, there's no better time than fall to rejuvenate yourself, especially if you like to be in sync with nature. And what better way to refresh than read books that can soothe your soul? While bookstores tend to offer a wide array of choices for this time of the year, it becomes hard to shortlist. So here's the secret: a relaxed, lightly mysterious, and

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Morten Tyldum to Direct Mats Steen Biopic Ibelin

by Susan Ryant

Academy-Award winning studio Vendôme Pictures ( CODA ) has announced a new drama feature Ibelin , an inspirational true story based on gamer Mats Steen. The upcoming feature is set to be directed by Academy Award nominee Morten Tyldum ( The Imitation Game ) and written by Kyle Killen ( Halo ). Ibelin is based on Mats Steen, a gamer who died at the age of 25 from Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Steen's tragic end was followed by an unexpected, heartwarming surprise. On the day of his funeral

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Young Royals' August Is the Villain You Hate to Love

by Susan Ryant

Season 2 of the Swedish teen series Young Royals premiered on Netflix on November 1, picking up at the start of the spring semester for the group of private school teens. Prince Wilhelm (Edvin Ryding), the series’ protagonist and reluctant heir to the throne, is caught in the aftermath of being publicly outed on tape by August (Malte Gårdinger), his second cousin and the troubled popular boy at school. August is a menace in every sense of the word, causing the dissolution of the beloved re

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Dangerous Liaisons Composer Shares Video of Recording Session

by Susan Ryant

Starz's original drama Dangerous Liaisons premiered on Sunday, giving fans a new angle on the classic Pierre Choderlos de Laclos story by telling the steamy origin of Valmont and Merteuil. With the prequel series underway, Collider can exclusively reveal a behind-the-scenes look at how the soundtrack for the show was created. Composer Anne Nikitin takes viewers along during a recording session in the new video, describing her mindset behind her creative choices while showcasing the work that

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Dances With Films Indie Festival to Celebrate 26th Anniversary in New York

by Susan Ryant

A long-time favorite of movie buffs and a landmark event for independent filmmakers, the Dances With Films film festival announced today an important development. The event, which celebrates its 26th anniversary in 2022, is taking a short break from sunny Los Angeles to brave the cold New York winter and gather film lovers next month. The first-ever iteration of the event at the Big Apple will take place in the very first week of December and stretch out for four days at the Regal Union Square

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Witcher: Blood Origin Trailer Shows Fantastic New World & Exciting Battles

by Susan Ryant

There’s a lot happening in The Witcher world, and come December, Netflix will once again take fans to the Continent with The Witcher: Blood Origin . To give the fans a taste of what to expect, the streamer has released a new teaser set to a very soulful song. The new clip teases the origins of our unlikely central trio, consisting of fierce Elven warrior Scian (Michelle Yeoh), traveling musician Éile (Sophia Brown), and vengeful Fjall (Laurence O’Fuarain). We see them engaging in vario

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House of the Dragon Cast Coming to Game of Thrones Official Fan Convention

by Susan Ryant

It is going to be Game of Thrones meets House of the Dragon for fans who will be attending the upcoming Game of Thrones Official Fan Convention. The cast of the new series will join their predecessors during the event, Warner Bros Discovery has announced. Actors Paddy Considine (King Viserys), Steve Toussaint (Lord Corlys), and Matthew Needham (Larys Strong) will join Game of Thrones series stars Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), Jack Gleeson (Joffrey), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Kristofer Hivju

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10 Iconic Steve McQueen Movies That Aren't 'The Great Escape'

by Susan Ryant

Steve McQueen was one of the coolest actors of his time, and still endures as an icon today. He may have passed away more than four decades ago at just 50 years of age, but his numerous movie roles live on, with many of them having aged very well in the years since their release. (He's also not to be mixed up with the identically named - and equally important - British director, Steve McQueen ). Steve McQueen (the actor) is probably best known for starring in the WW2 thriller, The Great Escap

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Chucky Season 2 Episode 6 Recap: So Many Dolls, Sister

by Susan Ryant

“Defenestration. It’s always been my favorite MO.” Someone was going to die tonight, and while which character might not be a surprise, how it happened surely is. The countdown to the end of Chucky ’s sophomore year is on. Including this episode, there are three left. There are a lot of questions that need to be answered, but the show is moving at a brisk pace. Season 2 is having more fun than the first. A 90-minute feature movie couldn’t hold in all the plot twists, character momen

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The Crown Season 5 Lesley Manville on Princess Margaret & Emotional Season

by Susan Ryant

As Netflix’s acclaimed drama series The Crown heads into its fifth season, the narrative is falling on darker times as the Royal family moves into the ‘90s. Inspired by true events, showrunner Peter Morgan ’s controversial depiction of Queen Elizabeth II’s ascension to power has intrigued audiences since its streaming premiere in 2016 with political dissension, romance, and luxury. In the series, the award-winning cast is constantly rotating as the decades progress. In Seasons 5 and

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This Fool Season 2 Renewed on Hulu

by Susan Ryant

Hulu has renewed Chris Estrada's hit comedy series This Fool for a second season. Written by and starring Estrada in his scripted television debut, the show was inspired by events from the comedian's life and follows the 30-year-old Julio Lopez (Estrada) who seems to help everyone but himself. Since its premiere in August, the series has endeared itself to critics and audiences for its unsentimental, strongly comedic take on the role of family in life, earning a perfect 100% from critics on

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Ending Explained

by Susan Ryant

Editor's Note: The following contains spoilers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever shows that moving on to the next chapter can be a chapter in and of itself. Taking the graceful story from the first film and building on it in unexpected ways, this feels like the story director Ryan Coogler was always going to tell, a story that has only become more poignant due to the death of Chadwick Boseman , star of the first Black Panther film. Wakanda Forever follo

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Dwayne Johnson Shares New Red One Image Showing J.K. Simmons as Santa

by Susan Ryant

Earlier in the week, new details emerged on Dwayne Johnson's upcoming holiday movie, Red One with two names added to its already star-studded line-up. Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons was revealed to be taking on the role of Santa with Emmy nominee Bonnie Hunt cast to play his wife — Mrs. Claus. Filming was also announced to have begun on the holiday action flick, and now the film's lead, Johnson, has confirmed these reports via an Instagram post where he shared more photos from the set off

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Cast and Character Guide: Who's Who in MCU Sequel

by Susan Ryant

Even though practically every Marvel movie is a huge hit, Black Panther , stands apart for some reason. It took apart every notion about an origin tale and because of the way the movie influenced Black representation in cinema, it became an instant sensation. Writer and director Ryan Coogler gave the character his first modern big-screen outing with the kind of storytelling that allowed it to go beyond genre preconceptions and appeal to viewers from different walks of life. Critics hailed B

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The Boys Image: Hughie, Soldier Boy, and Butcher Crash a Party

by Susan Ryant

Someone’s milkshake is bringing The Boys to the yard in a behind-the-scenes shot taken during production for the sixth episode of Season 3, better known as “Herogasm”. Preparing to gallivant through the woods on their way to the festivities, the image sees Jensen Ackles suited up as Soldier Boy, Karl Urban serving looks in his long black leather duster as Butcher, and Jack Quaid ready to move at the speed of light as Hughie in his on-point Footloose tee. The trio of co-stars can be s

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Does Killmonger Come Back in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever?

by Susan Ryant

Editor's Note: The following contains spoilers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever more than lives up to its name, acting as both a tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman and as an expansion of the world revealed in the first Black Panther movie. Naturally, it means that many of the characters who appeared in the first film would return for the sequel. One of those characters not only makes a return—even though he's dead—but winds up tying into the over

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'Cobra Kai': 10 Episodes That Left Everyone Diving for the Tissue Box

by Susan Ryant

Cobra Kai may be known for being full of action-packed scenes full of karate fights, but sometimes, the Netflix drama will throw in some episodes that will leave you diving for the tissue box. The Karate Kid's badass moments may have outshone its sadder ones, but that's not always the case for its reboot series. From Johnny's years of pain to Miguel's never-ending world of hurt to one devastating passing, Cobra Kai sometimes offers no mercy when it comes to its tearjerking moments.

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Andor's Producer & Writer on Bringing Tony Gilroy's Vision to Life

by Susan Ryant

[This interview contains spoilers for Episode 10 of Andor] Tony Gilroy's critically acclaimed series Andor has transported audiences back to the five-year window of time before the tragic events of Rogue One , showcasing the journey that Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) went through to become the man that was willing to sacrifice his life to ensure the Death Star plans fell into the right hands. While Andor has focused on a whole ensemble cast of characters, Cassian has been the heart and soul o

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Judy Blume's Forever Gets Series Adaptation at Netflix

by Susan Ryant

Netflix has announced a series based on Judy Blume ’s novel Forever . The series will be showrun by Mara Brock Akil, as her first project under her overall deal with the streamer to write and produce scripted content and other creative projects. No cast has been announced as of now. The show, which was first announced to be in development last year, will reimagine Blume’s story about two Black teens “exploring romance and their identities through the awkward journey of being each other’

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All The MCU Easter Eggs in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

by Susan Ryant

Disclaimer - The following article contains full spoilers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.One of the many reasons why the Marvel Cinematic Universe became such a popular and lucrative experiment in the MCU is how it seamlessly blends completely unique characters and worlds and connects them through a shared universe. The same place that's home to a Norse god and a frozen World War II veteran is also home to a talking raccoon and a pacifist werewolf, and yet, when these characters inevitably

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Disenchanted Clip Puts the Spotlight on Maya Rudolph's Villainous Queen

by Susan Ryant

Disney+ has shared another new clip from its upcoming Enchanted sequel Disenchanted . As the single digit countdown begins, Disney is treating viewers to brand-new footage to tide them over until the full movie hits the streaming service. The newest clip features the movie's primary villain, Malvina Monroe (Maya Ruldoph), and her two followers, Rosaleen (Yvette Nicole Brown) and Ruby (Jayma Mays). The clip begins with that old adage of "mirror, mirror, on the wall" but with a slight twist.

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Gears of War and the Long Journey to Its Film Adaptation

by Susan Ryant

A film adaptation of the Gears of War franchise was announced in March 2007, and 15 years later, it’s finally going to become a reality. It was recently confirmed that Netflix is partnering with The Coalition, the Vancouver-based game studio that currently manages the series, to produce a live-action feature film based on the property, alongside an adult animated show and potentially more as well. It’s exciting news for the millions of fans who have transformed Gears of War into one of gam

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When Will Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Be Available on Disney+?

by Susan Ryant

The wait is finally over with the theatrical release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiering worldwide on November 11. After the 2018 film starring Chadwick Boseman gave the MCU a breath of fresh air with its mighty warriors and cultural recognition, the already critically-acclaimed sequel centers on how the kingdom is recovering from King T'Challa's death. Although Boseman was initially slated to participate in the film, the actor passed away in August 2020, after battling colon c

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Cancelled Film Scoob!: Holiday Haunt Wraps Production

by Susan Ryant

The film was cancelled by Warner Bros. Discovery in August, along with 'Batgirl.' Image via Warner Bros.  A new Scooby-Doo movie is now finished, even though it won't be released. Writer and producer Tony Cervone has shared on Instagram that the canceled film Scoob!: Holiday Haunt has wrapped production. In the post, Cervone shared an image of a computer monitor with a title card for the film. It features a Christmas-themed background, with "Scoob!" written in green, and

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Tulsa King Cast and Character Guide

by Susan Ryant

One of Hollywood's most iconic and celebrated action heroes, Sylvester Stallone is set to make his scripted television debut with the mob crime drama series Tulsa King . The series revolves around Dwight "The General" Manfredi, a mafia boss from New York who recently served a 25-year prison term. The story sets in as our Italian mobster faces the startling task of reestablishing his Italian mafia family in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and seeks a new crew to help build his empire. The series showrunner a

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Cabinet of Curiosities: The Murmuring Takes Us on a Journey of Healing

by Susan Ryant

Editor's Note: The following contains spoilers for Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities episode, "The Murmuring." The final episode of Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities , "The Murmuring," is a departure from the others. It features no monsters, no gore — just the ghosts of a child and the mother who murdered him. The real horror of the episode isn't an alien or a giant rat or any entity that can be killed; it's grief. And as she did with The Babadook , director Jenni

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10 Books Worth Reading If You Loved The Series Adaptations

by Susan Ryant

Many TV adaptations have taken the light and credit away from the true heroes which are the books that created the TV adaptations. It seems too often now that books are swept under the bed as we wait for the TV adaptation to come out instead. This should never be the case, and it is almost always that the books have made a far better story than the TV adaptation could ever attempt. This is commonly because TV adaptations cannot portray the true level of depth in emotions, thoughts, and understan

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‘Enola Holmes 2’: 10 of the Best Sherlock Holmes Movie Adaptations

by Susan Ryant

Sherlock Holmes is the most famous detective in all of popular culture . His stories, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, have been around since the late 1800s, and not a decade has gone by without something new being released. He's a character that lends himself to a myriad of storytelling devices, and will remain in the zeitgeist for years to come. Films based on these amazing stories reach all the way back to 1900 with the extremely short, 30-second silent film Sherlock Holmes Baffled , and

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Andor: Luthen's Speech Reflects Leaders' Sacrifice & Mirrors Kino's Fate

by Susan Ryant

Editor's Note: The following contains spoilers for Episodes 1-10 of Andor. "What do you sacrifice?" Little did Lonni Jung (Robert Emms) know, but, to answer his question, Stellan Skarsgård's Luthen Rael would deliver one of the greatest monologues in all of Star Wars . Andor 's latest episode, "One Way Out," fleshed out what it means to be a leader in times of war in a dramatic and emotional way, with the words of Luthen being translated into action by another character, Andy Serkis' Kin

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Mythic Quest Season 3 Cast and Character Guide

by Susan Ryant

Time has just flown by fast since we last checked in with our favorite dysfunctional group of video game developers at Mythic Quest HQ! Fortunately, the hit Apple TV+ series, aptly named Mythic Quest , is returning for its third season, which premieres on Friday, November 11, 2022. Created by Charlie Day , Megan Ganz , and Rob McElhenney , the series revolves around the Mythic Quest team as they work on the insanely popular MMORPG of the same name. After a highly successful launch, the stu

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10 Best Gothic Movies That Aren't Really Scary

by Susan Ryant

As the Halloween season comes to an end, fans of the horror and spooky genre are trying to get the last few watch parties in before the Holidays approach. The gothic genre deals with darker, sharper, and suspenseful elements. Supernatural beings like ghosts, the undead, vampires, and more tend to fall into the gothic genre. While Gothic films tend to be frightening and walk a fine line between horror and dark fantasy, there are quite a few that remain easy-to-watch for those who may be faint of

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10 Best TV Reboots and Revivals That Made It Work

by Susan Ryant

Whether starting from scratch with a new cast or picking up where they left off, bringing back an old TV property is always dangerous territory. And with people complaining how Hollywood is creatively dehydrated, it doesn't take a genius to figure out that no new content has been hatched lately. Every new show on TV is either an adaptation, a sequel, a spinoff, or the most mocked of them all: reboots and revivals. As many would point out, these reboots and revivals are a clever way of using nost

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Best 80s Movies on Netflix Right Now (November 2022)

by Susan Ryant

Grab yourself a New Coke, throw on your brightest leg warmers, and travel back to the future with a home entertainment system that, like, beams in movies from, like, outer space or something. It’s called “Netflix,” and it’s, like, a video store in the cloud. Far out, right? If you’re finding yourself scrolling through Netflix in need of a retro fix — or if you’re a big Stranger Things stan and want to see some of its influences — we’ve got you covered on some of the greates

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How to Watch Mythic Quest Season 3

by Susan Ryant

This week brings the glorious return of Apple TV+'s Mythic Quest for its third season. The workplace comedy continues to thrive after its first two seasons led by It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators and writers Rob McElhenney , Charlie Day , and Megan Ganz . The series focuses on a studio team for the titular online role-playing video game that is led by Ian Grimm (Rob McElhenney) and Poppy Li ( Charlotte Nicdao ), the two creative directors and engineers. Their dysfunctional staf

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Iconic Burlesque Darling Dita Von Teese Set for Documentary

by Susan Ryant

The iconic career of the revered Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese is set to be spotlighted in a new documentary currently in development with celebrated director Tiffany Bartok (Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story) on board to steer the project as director. This is according to an exclusive report from THR. A living legend as far as the profession of vedette and burlesque dancing is concerned, Von Teese is credited with helping re-popularize and modernize the ancient burlesque performance

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10 Longest-Running Balloon Floats In 'Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade'

by Susan Ryant

When you're not watching Thanksgiving time favorites like A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving or every single Thanksgiving episode of Bob's Burgers, you're probably spending the day watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. A Thanksgiving Day staple since 1924, this parade is loved for its musical performances, extravagant floats, and balloon characters that all help to kick off the holiday season. With almost 96 parades and counting that have traveled down the streets of New York City to cele

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The Best Crime Movies on Netflix Right Now (November 2022)

by Susan Ryant

Need a good mystery to solve? Want to take a walk through the criminal underworld? Well, if you wanna do it from the comfort (and safety) of your own home, you're probably gonna want to watch a movie. Fortunately for fans of the genre, filmmakers have been turning to the thrills of crime for inspiration pretty much since folks started capturing moving pictures on film, so there are a whole lot of great options to watch when you're in that mood. And if you're looking for the best crime movies on

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Dave Bautista says men need to speak out more against Roe v Wade overturning

by Natalie Kiser

Dave Bautista is one of many getting vocal with their disgust about the Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade. While it is commonplace for women to speak out in droves about this decision, Bautista says men need to join them in speaking out against it. A reporter, via TMZ, approached Bautista and asked for his thoughts on the Roe v. Wade decision. The actor was first asked how people who “look like” him should be reacting to the situation and that’s when he said what he looks like is i

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Killer Mike shares new song ‘RUN’, featuring Dave Chappelle and Young Thug

by Ricardo Johnson

Killer Mike has shared his first song as a solo artist in a decade, with the Run the Jewels rapper recruiting Young Thug and comedian Dave Chappelle for ‘RUN’. READ MORE: Run the Jewels – ‘Run the Jewels 4’ review: a modern protest classic and their best work yet The No I.D.-produced song begins with a monologue by Chappelle and features a guest verse from Thugger. It arrives alongside a video directed by Adrian Villagomez that depicts Mike and an army of Black soldiers fighting

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Boy Meets World: Danielle Fishel reveals why Ben Savage isn’t a part of the rewatch podcast

by Natalie Kiser

Series stars getting together to revisit their popular shows became a big thing in podcasting during the pandemic. Whether it’s The O.C. or One Tree Hill, these podcasts have proven to be popular because the people who were there are giving behind-the-scenes insight about the episodes and they usually have special guests from the show on the podcast as well to spill even more details. Not to be left out of a moment, the cast of Boy Meets World recently started a rewatch podcast called Po

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Stranger Things 4 Easter Eggs

by Natalie Kiser

Stranger Things 4 has finally come to a close and as usual, was filled with easter eggs and references. The first seven episodes were released at the end of May, but the streamer decided to hold onto the last two episodes to keep audiences enraptured well into the summer. Thankfully it was only a little over a month to wait. With Vecna adding to his killing spree, we were waiting to see how our favorite group of kids would battle this big baddie. If you have watched it, then you know. If

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R. Kelly sues Brooklyn facility for placing him on suicide watch

by Ricardo Johnson

R. Kelly (real name Robert Sylvester Kelly) is suing the Metropolitan Detention Center of Brooklyn for placing him under suicide watch. The singer has been in custody at the facility following his recent 30-year sentence for the federal racketeering and sex trafficking charges he was convicted of last year. As reported by  CNN , Kelly’s attorney Jennifer Bonjean doesn’t believe her client is suicidal and has been put on suicide watch as “punishment for being high-profile”. “To put

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‘The Black Phone’ Fleshes Out a Lean and Mean Tale: Comparing the Short Story and the Movie

by Susan Ryant

About a year after The Blair Witch Project took the box office by storm in 1999, Random House started publishing a series of tie-in novels in conjunction with Artisan Entertainment. The first film’s production designer and the director of two related features, Ben Rock, was also consulted about geography and lore. And to help reinforce the “based on true events” quality of Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez’s story, the author of The Blair Witch Files is Heather Donahue’s te

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MOVIE POLL: What Is Your Favorite Jerry Bruckheimer Movie?

by Natalie Kiser

What Is Your Favorite Jerry Bruckheimer Movie? Flashdance Top Gun Top Gun: Maverick The Rock Crimson Tide Con-Air Armageddon Coyote Ugly Enemy of the State Bad Boys Bad Boys II Bad Boys For Life Pearl Harbor Kangaroo Jack Black Hawk Down Gone In 60 Seconds Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Remember The Titans Day

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Watch Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp cover Rammstein’s ‘Keine Lust’ for ‘Sunday Lunch’

by Ricardo Johnson

Another instalment of King Crimson founder Robert Fripp and his wife Toyah Willcox‘s ‘Sunday Lunch’ series has arrived, this time treating fans to a cover of Rammstein‘s ‘Keine Lust’. In honour of the German band, the pair have donned their best traditional garb, with Fripp sporting lederhosen and Toyah in a dirndl and sunglasses, holding two jugs of water. “Ich habe keine lust,” Toyah sings huskily while pouring the liquid contents down her chest — watch it below. The pa

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Awesome Artists We’ve Found Around The Net: Adam Stothard

by Natalie Kiser

For years, Awesome Art We’ve Found Around The Net has been about two things only – awesome art and the artists that create it. With that in mind, we thought why not take the first week of the month to showcase these awesome artists even more? Welcome to “Awesome Artist We’ve Found Around The Net.” In this column, we are focusing on one artist and the awesome art that they create, whether they be amateur, up and coming, or well established. The goal is to uncover these artists so

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‘PussyCake’ – Reviews Praise SCREAMBOX Original as “a Grotesque Mashup of Josie and the Pussycats and Evil Dead”!

by Susan Ryant

The all-horror streaming service SCREAMBOX is now powered by Bloody Disgusting, and we’re excited to let you know that the next SCREAMBOX Original is PussyCake , a gore-fest from Argentina that will be available On Digital Streaming on SCREAMBOX August 30! With reverence for many of the eighties classics we love, including Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead(!), Pablo Parés‘ PussyCake promises monsters, inter-dimensional journeys, kickass music and of course, lots of gore. In the film, a strugglin

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The Arrow in the Head Show delves into Wes Craven’s New Nightmare

by Natalie Kiser

On the previous episode of The Arrow in the Head Show , John “The Arrow” Fallon and Lance Vlcek took a look back at New Line Cinema’s 1991 attempt to end the Nightmare on Elm Street series, Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare. New Line quickly re-thought their decision to do away with Freddy and contacted Elm Street creator Wes Craven to ask if he had any ideas on how to continue the franchise. The result was the 1994 film Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (get it HERE) – and Th

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The Music share teaser with concert footage ahead of announcement on Monday

by Ricardo Johnson

A month after they performed their first hometown show in 11 years, Leeds-native alt-rockers The Music have teased a big announcement for next week. The band posted a short video to their social media pages yesterday (July 1), showing 10 seconds of concert footage – seemingly filmed at that hometown gig, which took place at Temple Newsam on June 2 – before revealing the date of Monday July 4. Have a look at the teaser below: As for what The Music could be teasing, there was no hint offere

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Shaun of the Dead 2: Simon Pegg says the idea of a sequel baffles him

by Natalie Kiser

We’re quickly approaching the twentieth anniversary of Shaun of the Dead, yet fans are still holding out hope for a sequel. The zombie comedy starred Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as two friends caught in the midst of a zombie apocalypse in London. Shaun of the Dead was hilarious, heartfelt, and gruesome when it had to be. Its status as a cult favourite has only risen since its release, so it’s no surprise that fans would want to see Shaun of the Dead 2. Long-belated sequels certainly do ha

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Avatar 2: Sigourney Weaver plays Jake and Neytiri’s adopted daughter

by Natalie Kiser

Sigourney Weaver played Dr. Grace Augustine in James Cameron’s Avatar. When it was announced that she would be returning for the Avatar sequels, fans were a little confused about how that would be possible considering her fate in the first movie. Anything is possible in science-fiction, but I certainly didn’t expect that Sigourney Weaver would be playing Jake and Neytiri’s teenage daughter in Avatar 2. That’s right. Empire Magazine has unveiled the first look at Weaver’s new chara

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‘Nope’ Featurette Previews the Sibling Relationship at the Center of Jordan Peele’s New Movie

by Susan Ryant

The wrath of rats on film essentially began with 1959’s The Killer Shrews , but more unambiguous depictions first cropped up in the ‘70s. This included Bert I. Gordon’s 1976 adaptation of H. G. Wells’ 1904 book, The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth . Food of the Gods was financially successful by AIP’s standards, although critical opinion was by and large negative. Roger Ebert dished out a 1-star rating, and Gene Siskel called the film’s special effects “rotten

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Joey Bada$$ confirms new release date for ‘2000’

by Ricardo Johnson

Joey Bada$$ has solved the issue that barred him from releasing his third studio album, ‘2000’, last month, confirming now that he plans to drop the record before the end of July. R EAD MORE: Joey Bada$$ – Soundtrack Of My Life According to the rapper’s updated Instagram bio, ‘2000’ will hit streaming services on July 22 via Pro Era / Cinematic. It was initially due out on June 17, but Joey announced just hours before its planned launch that it would be held back over “sam

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What We Do in the Shadows season 4: Parisa Fakhri joins cast in a recurring role

by Natalie Kiser

We’re less than two weeks away from the July 12th premiere of season 4 of FX’s vampire comedy series  What We Do in the Shadows , and Deadline has just broken the news that we’re going to be meeting a new recurring character this season. Parisa Fakhri (SEAL Team) has joined the cast and will be in seven of the season’s ten episodes! The role Fakhri will be playing is Marwa, “one of Nandor’s 37 wives from his days as an ancient warrior in the kingdom of Al Quolanudar.” A

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Taron Egerton confirms he’s met with Marvel, possibly about playing Wolverine

by Natalie Kiser

Hugh Jackman played Wolverine to perfection for nearly twenty years. Still, with the X-Men slowly making their way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s only a matter of time before a new actor takes on the claws. Those are some mighty big shoes to fill, but Taron Egerton might have what it takes to play Wolverine in the MCU. Taron Egerton has been rumoured to be in the running to replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine for several years. While speaking with The New York Times, Taron Egerton

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‘Stranger Things 4’: Stream the complete official soundtrack

by Ricardo Johnson

The complete tracklist for the official Stranger Things 4 soundtrack has been revealed – you can stream the collection in full below. Netflix today (July 1) released the final two episodes of the hit sci-fi fantasy series’ fourth season (titled ‘Papa’ and ‘The Piggyback’) after dropping the first seven instalments late last month. The tunes from the first volume of Stranger Things 4 – including Kate Bush‘s record-breaking ‘Running Up That Hill’ – appear on ‘Stranger

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‘Child’s Play’: Scream Factory Fully Details 4K Ultra HD Releases of First Three Movies

by Susan Ryant

Announced back in May, the next horror franchise to make the jump to 4K Ultra HD is Child’s Play , with Scream Factory bringing the first three movies to 4K later this summer. Scream Factory has announced that  Child’s Play ,  Child’s Play 2 , and  Child’s Play 3 are all coming to 4K UHD on August 16, which can be purchased solo or part of special bundles. All three films have been loaded up with brand new interviews and more, and don’t forget an exclusive NECA figure is also a

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These are the stage times for Adele at BST Hyde Park this weekend

by Ricardo Johnson

Adele makes her UK live return with a pair of concerts for British Summer Time Hyde Park in London tonight and tomorrow (July 1-2). Check out the official stage times below. The singer, who released her fourth album ’30’ last November, will be supported by an all-female bill at her first ticketed shows in more than five years. Opening performers include Kacey Musgraves, Self Esteem and Mahalia. Announcing the full line-up last week, Adele wrote: “[It’s] an all female bill, from new ar

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Tim Allen wishes Lightyear had a better connection to his Buzz

by Natalie Kiser

Buzz Lightyear is back in theaters, but Tim Allen hasn’t returned to voice the iconic character. Chris Evans took over the voice of Buzz Lightyear, which was easily explained away by presenting Lightyear as the film on which the Buzz toy was based. While speaking with Extra, Tim Allen said that he’s “stayed out of this ’cause it has nothing to do [with my character].” Although Tim Allen said that Lightyear is a “wonderful story,” he added that “It just doesn’t seem to hav

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‘Dune: Part Two’ Now Dated for Theatrical Release in November 2023

by Susan Ryant

Previously set for theatrical release on October 20, 2023, we’ve learned this afternoon that Legendary and Warner Bros. will now be releasing Dune: Part Two on November 17, 2023. Production on the sequel is expected to kick off this coming Fall. Fresh off David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future, which is now available at home, Léa Seydoux has joined the cast of Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune: Part Two, we recently learned. Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya and Josh Brolin

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Godzilla TV series: Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons & 3 more join the cast

by Natalie Kiser

It’s a big news day for Godzilla! Earlier today, we heard that director Adam Wingard’s sequel to his MonsterVerse movie Godzilla vs. Kong has been scheduled for a 2024 release, and now the names of five actors joining the cast of the live-action MonsterVerse TV series have been announced! The live-action series will star Anna Sawai (F9), Kiersey Clemons (Zack Snyder’s Justice League), Joe Tippett (Mare of Easttown), Elisa Lasowski (Versailles), and Ren Watabe (461 Days of Bento). Th

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Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons trailer finds Damian Wayne and Jonathan Kent joining forces

by Natalie Kiser

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has unleashed a Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons trailer that features Damian Wayne and Jonathan Kent working together against the forces of evil. Due to swing into action later this year, the full-length animated feature finds Damian and Jonathan thwarting an invasion by the alien Starro. The film also features Batman, Superman, The Flash, Martian Manhunter, and members of the Teen Titans. Rick Morales and Matt Peters direct the film, using

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Sunflower Bean’s Julia Cumming shares abortion experience following Roe v. Wade repeal

by Ricardo Johnson

Sunflower Bean‘s Julia Cumming has shared a candid statement about her abortion experience after Roe v. Wade was overturned last week. READ MORE: Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with Sunflower Bean On June 24, the Supreme Court decided to overturn the landmark decision, meaning abortion will no longer be protected as a federal right in the US for the first time since 1973. Each state will now be able to decide individually whether to restrict or ban abortion.

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‘The Third Saturday in October’ Review – Slasher Homage Experiments With Nostalgia

by Susan Ryant

For horror fans, a title like  The Third Saturday in October  reads as a playful spin on popular slashers like  Friday the 13th . For college football fans, it’s a day on which the Alabama–Tennessee football rivalry game usually takes place, at least until 1992. Writer/Director  Jay Burleson  melds them together in a retro-styled slasher parody meant to be viewed after its follow-up,  The Third Saturday in October Part V (our review). While more effective in its pursuit of

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Venom (2018) vs Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021) – Face Off

by Natalie Kiser

Say what you will about Sony, but they are nothing if not determined. After all these years, they still hold the cinematic rights to the Spider-Man franchise as well as all the webhead’s ancillary characters, and boy, have they been taking those fringe characters out for a walk. At this point, we’ve had not one but two Venom movies, a Morbius flick, and there are Kraven the Hunter and Madame Web pictures on the way too. They’ve also collaborated with Marvel Studios on their Tom

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Band Spectra and The Anchoress share powerful and political new single, ‘Human Reciprocator’

by Ricardo Johnson

Band Spectra and The Anchoress have teamed up for a new collaborative song and video, ‘Human Reciprocator’ – see it first on NME below. Described as being “politically charged”, the track was inspired by West Germany’s Krautrock movement in the 1970s as well as the “vocal expressiveness” of David Bowie‘s 1977 album ‘Low’. ‘Human Reciprocator’ serves as the first preview of Band Spectra’s (aka Robert Manning) debut studio record, details of which are yet to be anno

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‘The Reef: Stalked’ – Take a Bite Out of Several Exclusive Images

by Susan Ryant

Production wrapped earlier this month on Paramount Players’ psychological thriller Apartment 7A , which assembled quite the horror dream team… and now we know why. Bloody Disgusting has it on good authority that Apartment 7A is actually a top-secret Rosemary’s Baby prequel that’s about the woman who died outside the apartment when Rosemary moved in (photo below). The evidence is all there, too, with Paramount Pictures owning the rights to Rosemary’s Baby, Roman Polanski’s 1968 ho

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Alanis Morissette pays tribute to former drummer Taylor Hawkins at London gig

by Ricardo Johnson

Alanis Morissette paid tribute to late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins last night (June 28) at the first of two shows at London’s The O2 – see footage below. The Canadian singer-songwriter is currently on the road as part of her ‘Jagged Little Pill’ anniversary tour, which had previously been rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Towards the end of her set, Morissette performed her hit 1996 single ‘Ironic’ while displaying images of Hawkins on a screen behind her. On

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Ticket to Paradise trailer finds George Clooney and Julia Roberts meddling in martial affairs

by Natalie Kiser

Cast your morals aside and order a potent cocktail because George Clooney and Julia Roberts are meddling in marital affairs in the Ticket to Paradise trailer. Ol Parker directs as Clooney and Roberts reunite on the big screen as exes who find themselves on a shared mission to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once did. How presumptuous! Filmed on location in Queensland, Australia, the Ticket to Paradise trailer also features Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart,  D

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The Libertines’ new album will “hopefully” be done “by the end of the year”

by Ricardo Johnson

Pete Doherty has revealed that he hopes The Libertines‘ long-awaited fourth album should be completed by the end of 2022. READ MORE: Pete Doherty interviewed at Glastonbury 2022: “I’ve been spearheading indie sleaze for years!” Doherty was speaking to NME just after The Libs stepped off stage from their opening performance on The Other Stage at Glastonbury 2022 last weekend, where the singer and guitarist spoke highly of the current mood in the camp – which was reflected in the

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‘The Most Dangerous Game’ Remake Trailer Begins a New Hunt This August

by Susan Ryant

Production wrapped earlier this month on Paramount Players’ psychological thriller Apartment 7A , which assembled quite the horror dream team… and now we know why. Bloody Disgusting has it on good authority that Apartment 7A is actually a top-secret Rosemary’s Baby prequel that’s about the woman who died outside the apartment when Rosemary moved in (photo below). The evidence is all there, too, with Paramount Pictures owning the rights to Rosemary’s Baby, Roman Polanski’s 1968 ho

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The Electric State: Russo Brothers movie starring Millie Bobby Brown lands at Netflix

by Natalie Kiser

The release of The Gray Man is still a couple of weeks away, but it would seem that the Russo Brothers will be sticking with Netflix for their next project. Deadline has reported that the streaming service has scooped up The Electric State, a sci-fi drama set to star Millie Bobby Brown. The Electric State was first announced in 2020. At the time, it was said that the project was being set up at Universal. A deal wasn’t able to be made, but Netflix began circling the project early this ye

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The 1975 reveal title and tracklist for fifth album ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’

by Ricardo Johnson

The 1975 have announced that their fifth album will be titled ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’, while also revealing its tracklist. The band are set to return with new single ‘Part Of The Band’ on July 7, which will be the fourth song on the follow-up to 2020’s ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’. A snippet of the track was shared on Instagram by Matty Healy yesterday (June 29). Fans have now been sharing new posters that feature the album’s title and its 11-song tracklist, which

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Stranger Things season 4, volume 2 poster promises a showdown between Eleven and Vecna

by Natalie Kiser

Stranger Things Season 4, Volume 2 , a.k.a. the last two episodes of season 4, will be reaching the Netflix streaming service this Friday, July 1st – and in anticipation of the premiere, Netflix has unveiled a poster for these two episodes. A poster that teases the moment we’ve been waiting for all season: a showdown between Eleven and the villainous Vecna! The combined running time of these last two episodes is said to be 224 minutes. (85 minutes for episode 8 and 139 minutes for

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Declan McKenna tells us about his new album and working with Sigrid at Glastonbury 2022

by Ricardo Johnson

Declan McKenna spoke to NME backstage at Glastonbury 2022 about a “crazy” unreleased song he wrote with Sigrid a couple of months ago. Watch our video interview above. Earlier this year, the pair hit the studio with producer and vocalist Sam Tsang – who works under the moniker Congee – to work on material for McKenna’s forthcoming third album. The result was “wild”, as McKenna explained: “I wrote a tune with Sigrid recently, which I don’t think is going to be on the album, b

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‘The Black Phone’ – Official Dolby Cinema Poster from Creepy Duck Design Goes Retro!

by Susan Ryant

Scott Derrickson (Sinister, Doctor Strange) is back with The Black Phone , which is headed exclusively to theaters on June 24. The film’s official Dolby Cinema poster has been revealed tonight, and it comes courtesy of Creepy Duck Design! Much like Creepy Duck’s poster for this year’s Scream , this was originally fan-made poster art that has now become official. There’s a retro feel to Creepy Duck’s take on The Black Phone, spotlighting Ethan Hawke‘s “The Grabber” and bathing

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Hocus Pocus 2: The witches are back in the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel

by Natalie Kiser

The first trailer for the long-awaited sequel, Hocus Pocus 2 , has been released and everyone’s favorite witches are back in the follow-up to the cult classic Halloween favorite. Per the official synopsis from Disney+, “It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th-century sisters, and they are looking for revenge. Now it is up to three high-school students to stop the ravenous witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on Salem before dawn on

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Jurassic Domination trailer: The Asylum mockbuster is coming to theatres this weekend

by Natalie Kiser

Jurassic World: Dominion, the latest entry in the Jurassic Park franchise (read our review HERE), reached theatres earlier this month – and a mockbuster from The Asylum is only a few weeks behind! The Asylum has unveiled the trailer for their new production Jurassic Domination , which is set to reach theatres this Friday, July 1st. Check it out in the embed above! Directed by Brian Nowak, who previously directed Meteor Moon and Megalodon Rising, from a screenplay from first-time write

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‘El Conde’: ‘Spencer’ Filmmaker Directing Black Comedy Vampire Movie for Netflix

by Susan Ryant

Netflix today announced the start of production of El Conde , a Chilean movie directed by Pablo Larraín (Spencer), who also shares screenplay credits with regular partner Guillermo Calderón, and which will be produced by Juan de Dios Larraín. The story revolves around Augusto Pinochet who is not dead but an aged vampire who, after 250 years in this world, has decided to die once and for all, due to ailments brought about by his dishonor and family conflicts. Check out your first-look above

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Drake moves past Kanye West and Eminem on all-time Number One album list

by Ricardo Johnson

Drake has earned his 11th US Number One album with the release of his latest LP, ‘Honestly, Nevermind’. READ MORE: Drake – ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ review: rapper’s house makeover provides long-overdue career boost Earlier this month, the rapper surprised fans with the release of his seventh studio album. The 14-track record arrived on streaming platforms at midnight just hours after he announced its arrival on Instagram. Leaning more on a house infused sound, with production co

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Love Lies Bleeding: Dave Franco, Jena Malone, & more join A24 romantic bodybuilding thriller

by Natalie Kiser

A couple months ago, it was announced that A24 is teaming up with Saint Maud (watch it HERE) director Rose Glass to bring us a movie called  Love Lies Bleeding , which is described as being a romantic thriller that’s fueled by fueled by ego, desire, and the American dream. Kristen Stewart (Spencer) was already attached to star in the film at that time, and now Deadline reports that several actors have since been added to the supporting cast. Joining Stewart in Love Lies Bleeding ar

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Surface trailer: Gugu Mbatha-Raw thriller series premieres on Apple TV+ in July

by Natalie Kiser

In December of 2020, we shared the news that Gugu Mbatha-Raw would be starring in the eight-part psychological thriller  Surface for Apple TV+. Now a trailer for Surface has arrived online, along with the information that the first three episodes of the show will premiere on July 29th. The remaining five episodes will be released weekly, showing up on Apple TV+ every Friday. Take a look at the trailer embedded above to see if Surface looks like a show you would want to watch. Created an

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Exclusive ‘So Vam’ Clip Discusses the History of Vampires

by Susan Ryant

For this entry of Phantom Limbs , we’ll be dropping by the Shady Rest Retirement Home in East Texas to pay a visit to Bubba Nosferatu , Phantasm creator Don Coscarelli’s long developed yet tragically unproduced sequel to Bubba Ho-Tep , the 2002 adaptation of Joe Lansdale’s novella of the same name. As with that initial film, Bubba Nosferatu would have found a geriatric Elvis Presley doing battle with supernatural forces, this time accompanied by Paul Giamatti as Elvis’ notorious mana

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Lil Nas X says his “relationship with BET has been painful and strained for quite some time”

by Ricardo Johnson

Lil Nas X has opened up about his strained relationship with Black Entertainment Television (BET), after taking numerous shots at the network this month. In early June, the rapper took to Twitter to address his exclusion from this year’s list of BET Awards nominees, writing in a since-deleted tweet that he’d received “an outstanding zero nominations again”. In another tweet, Lil Nas said he was using the opportunity to address “the bigger problem of homophobia in the Black community

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Watch Years & Years’ Olly Alexander join Pet Shop Boys at Glastonbury 2022

by Ricardo Johnson

Years Years‘ Olly Alexander joined Pet Shop Boys on stage at Glastonbury 2022 tonight (June 27) – take a look below. The singer and actor joined the iconic band to perform their hit ‘It’s A Sin’, after covering it as Years Years and starring in the Channel 4 smash hit programme by the same name. READ MORE: Years Years at Glastonbury 2022: the story of his set – in stunning photos While Alexander took to the same stage earlier in the afternoon and performed a cover of the son

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Taylor Sheridan to direct David Oyelowo in pilot for 1883 spinoff series Bass Reeves

by Natalie Kiser

The Yellowstone franchise has grown larger than anyone expected. There are a handful of new Yellowstone shows in various stages of development, including The Bass Reeves Story, a spinoff of the recent 1883 prequel series. The six-episode limited series will star David Oyelowo as the legendary lawman, and Deadline has reported that Yellowstone co-creator and showrunner Taylor Sheridan will direct the first two episodes. David Oyelowo said that Taylor Sheridan was so excited by the script for

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Marvel Studios will return to San Diego Comic-Con next month

by Natalie Kiser

It sounds like Marvel will be show up in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con this year. During the press conference for Thor: Love and Thunder, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed that they would be attending. We’ll be at Comic-Con next month, which we’re excited about. First time since we were on stage there three years ago talking about this movie and many others. And now, I think, almost, not everything but almost everything we discussed three years ago, that was released so we

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Neil Young to immortalise 2019 tour on ‘Noise & Flowers’ live album and film

by Ricardo Johnson

Neil Young has announced his plans to release ‘Noise Flowers’, a live album and film compiled from material recorded during his most recent tour of Europe and the UK. R EAD MORE: Neil Young Crazy Horse – ‘Barn’ review: rugged and rural beauty, with a sense of hope Young embarked on the nine-date run with Promise Of The Real as his backing band, taking in four shows in Germany – as well as one each in Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands, England and Ireland – across July of 2

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‘Flux Gourmet’ Clip Leaves Dinner Guests Covered in Food [Exclusive]

by Susan Ryant

For this entry of Phantom Limbs , we’ll be dropping by the Shady Rest Retirement Home in East Texas to pay a visit to Bubba Nosferatu , Phantasm creator Don Coscarelli’s long developed yet tragically unproduced sequel to Bubba Ho-Tep , the 2002 adaptation of Joe Lansdale’s novella of the same name. As with that initial film, Bubba Nosferatu would have found a geriatric Elvis Presley doing battle with supernatural forces, this time accompanied by Paul Giamatti as Elvis’ notorious mana

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Kalush Orchestra: “It’s amazing that we can perform our music at Glastonbury”

by Ricardo Johnson

Kalush Orchestra spoke to NME ahead of their first-ever live appearance in the UK at Glastonbury 2022 last night (June 24) – you can watch our interview with frontman Oleh Psiuk above and see footage from the show below. The Ukrainian band, who were crowned champions of Eurovision earlier this year, played an hour-long set after midnight to a packed-out crowd on Shangri-La’s Truth Stage. READ MORE: Glastonbury 2022’s Shangri-La: “We had to bring everyone back together” Kalush O

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Best Horror Movies on Hulu Right Now

by Natalie Kiser

We here at Arrow in the Head are making an effort to keep track of the best horror movies that are available on various streaming services, and today we’ve set our sights on the Hulu service. We’ve looked over what they have to offer, put together a list of ten of the Best Horror Movies on Hulu Right Now , and you can check our picks out below! DRAG ME TO HELL (2009) Drag Me to Hell was director Sam Raimi’s return to the horror genre after spending several years bringing

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IDLES play secret ‘Brutalism’ set at Glastonbury 2022

by Ricardo Johnson

IDLES played a surprise set at Glastonbury 2022 today (Saturday June 25), performing their debut album ‘Brutalism’ in full. Taking to the stage in the 12.30pm slot on the BBC Introducing Stage, the Bristol band tore through the entirety of their 2017 debut, described at the time by NME as “an expletive-laden, punk triumph that tackles the current Tory rule, toxic masculinity and mental health.” They were introduced onstage by radio legend Steve Lamacq, who labelled them “one of the m

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Stranger Things creators may pull a George Lucas to fix Will’s birthday mistake

by Natalie Kiser

It doesn’t matter how much money or how many people are involved in a production, mistakes do happen. Such a mistake occurred in Stranger Things‘ most recent season, and fans can’t stop talking about it. Will Byers’ (Noah Schnapp) birthday had been established as March 22nd in a previous episode of Stranger Things, but in the second episode of the fourth season, that date passed without any of the other character’s mentioning it. Poor Will. While speaking with Variety, Stranger Th

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‘Crimes of the Future’ Brings Cronenberg Back to Blu-ray in August

by Susan Ryant

The Disney Channel launched their musical-comedy Zombies film franchise back in 2018, with the first sequel arriving in 2020. This summer,  Zombies 3  shambles onto Disney+. Matt Cornett (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series), Kyra Tantao (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit) and Terry Hu will star in Zombies 3, streaming July 15, 2022. Check out the official Zombies 3 trailer below. “Cornett and Tantao will portray extraterrestrials A-Lan and A-Li, respectively. Hu, a

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Why SPOILER returned for the Obi-Wan Kenobi finale

by Natalie Kiser

MAJOR SPOILERS for Obi-Wan Kenobi . Consider yourself warned. After much hype and anticipation, the Obi-Wan Kenobi finale is now streaming on Disney+. The series re-introduced us to Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi, ten years after the dramatic events of Revenge of the Sith where he faced his greatest defeat — the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker. If you’re still with us, you’ll know that Liam Neeson returned as Qui-Gon Jinn in t

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Vice Press Partners with Drew Struzan for ‘The Thing’ 40th Anniversary Screen Print!

by Susan Ryant

Australian writing-directing team Colin and Cameron Cairnes, the duo behind 100 Bloody Acres and Scare Campaign, are next getting behind the camera for Late Night With the Devil , reports Variety. David Dastmalchian (Dune, The Suicide Squad) stars as the host of a late-night talk show that goes horribly wrong. Late Night With the Devil follows the live broadcast of a late-night talk show in 1977 that goes awry, “unleashing evil into the nation’s living rooms.” Describing their project,

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Junny drops groovy new single ‘Color Me’, featuring Chung Ha

by Ricardo Johnson

Korean-Canadian singer Junny has unveiled his new single ‘Color Me’, featuring Chung Ha. READ MORE: LOONA – ‘Flip That’ review: an understated but subtly addictive return In the accompanying sensual video treatment, Junny is spotted performing the groovy new single in front of a seemingly abandoned strip mall at sunset, as well as in an empty warehouse alongside a female dancer. Notably, the video does not feature an appearance from Chung Ha. “I’m sorry, but without you I

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White Bird trailer starring Helen Mirren presents the next emotional chapter of the Wonder story

by Natalie Kiser

I’m not crying! You’re the one who’s crying! * Sniff * Liongate released a trailer for White Bird: A Wonder Story, and I am not okay. Marc Forster (Christopher Robin, Finding Neverland) directs from Mark Bomback’s screenplay, which is based on the book by R.J. Palacio. In the  White Bird  trailer, kindness has the power to save lives. The story revolves around Wonder‘s Julian Albans (Bryce Gheisar), Auggie’s antagonizing classmate who left Beecher Prep. In the film, Jul

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‘The Invitation’ – Sony’s ‘Dracula’-Inspired Horror Movie ‘The Bride’ Gets New Title and August Date

by Susan Ryant

Decades have done nothing to diminish the impact of  Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer , the grim serial killer thriller that launched the careers of star  Michael Rooker  and director  John McNaughton . Now the pair are looking to do it again with the vigilante film  Road Rage . Per  Deadline ,  Road Rage  is intended to be the first in a series. The film “will center on a serial killer who only kills those who deserve to die—presenting a modern hero who is a ba

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Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes and Alice Longyu Gao announce new song, ‘Believe The Hype’

by Ricardo Johnson

Oli Sykes and Alice Longyu Gao have announced the release of a new collaborative track, ‘Believe The Hype’. In a video posted to Instagram on Tuesday (June 21), the Bring Me The Horizon frontman and Chinese electro-pop artist teased the release of their upcoming collaboration while covered in silver paint on what looks like a video set. “Hi guys it’s bad gal Alice… and I’m Oliver from Bring Me The Horizon,” the pair begin the clip. Longyu Gao continues: “Our new song ‘Believ

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Green Hornet and Kato: Invisible Man helmer Leigh Whannell is negotiating to direct the pulp hero feature

by Natalie Kiser

Universal might have found someone to direct its Green Hornet and Kato film based on the intrepid pulp comic duo. According to  Deadline , Invisible Man director Leigh Whannell is negotiating for the job. Executives have been meeting with directors for weeks, but as soon as Whannell’s name entered the mix, the desire to work with him again was strong. David Koepp wrote a script for the Green Hornet and Kato film project that higher-ups are pleased with and are looking to put the pr

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30 Coins season 2: Paul Giamatti joins Alex de la Iglesia HBO horror series

by Natalie Kiser

We heard last September that  30 Coins , the HBO horror series created by genre regular Álex de la Iglesia, will be getting a second season, and back in February HBO Max released a quick teaser trailer to confirm that 30 Coins will continue. (You can check out that teaser in the embed above.) Now Deadline has reported the very cool news that Paul Giamatti has joined the cast of the show! Giamatti is taking on the role of Christian Barbrow, “an American tech and business billionai

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Spiritbox surprise release three-track EP inspired by Garbage and Limp Bizkit

by Ricardo Johnson

Canadian metal newcomers Spiritbox have surprised released a three-song EP called ‘Rotoscope’ – check it out below. READ MORE: Download Festival 2022 review: metal’s fearsome energy rages on the smaller stages The band only released their debut album ‘Eternal Blue’ last year, but yesterday (June 22) they released three songs written after that record. According to vocalist Courtney LaPlante, the songs – ‘Rotoscope’, ‘Sew Me Up’ and ‘Hysteria’ – were created las

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Batman Unburied Season 2 will bring the Dark Knight back to Spotify for another grim adventure

by Natalie Kiser

Prepare yourselves for more Bat-tastic listening material because Spotify‘s  Batman Uniburied  podcast is getting a second season. Batman Unburied Season 2 was announced today at Spotify Beach during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Warner Bros and Spotify announced the show’s return at the “Dive Into The Batman Audio Universe” panel, moderated by Dawn Ostroff, Spotify’s Chief Content and Ads Business Officer. Winston Duke (Batman, Bruce Wayne), Hasan Min

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Bring Me The Horizon set July release date for new single ‘Strangers’

by Ricardo Johnson

Bring Me The Horizon have announced a release date for their next original single, ‘Strangers’, after they previewed it live last month. READ MORE: Bring Me The Horizon on stepping up for the scene: “Things are better when you’re not the only one” The song was first revealed during a DJ set the band performed on the first night of their own Malta Weekender festival. Similar to much of the band’s recent studio material, the version of the song they played featured loud electric

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John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ Reportedly Made Half a Million Dollars in Theaters This Past Sunday

by Susan Ryant

Fathom Events brought John Carpenter‘s The Thing back to theaters this past Sunday night, and though the first night of the two-night event was something of a disaster – for starters, the film was presented on the big screen in the incorrect aspect ratio – Fathom Events is making things right for the second wave of showings, taking place tonight, June 22nd. But first let’s back up a bit. Even if the presentation wasn’t great, how did The Thing perform in theaters this past Sunday n

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Michelle Obama shares high praise for Beyoncé’s new track ‘Break My Soul’

by Ricardo Johnson

Michelle Obama has shared high praise for Beyoncé’s new track, ‘Break My Soul’, telling the star that she “can’t help but dance and sing along” to it. READ MORE: Beyoncé’s new song ‘Break My Soul’ is a confidence-oozing comeback that embraces nu-disco The pop icon announced last week that she would be releasing her seventh solo album, ‘RENAISSANCE’ – the follow-up to 2016’s acclaimed ‘Lemonade’ – on July 29. On Tuesday morning (June 21), she surprised fa

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Easter Eggs

by Natalie Kiser

THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS FOR OBI-WAN KENOBI SEASON 1 Fans were excited when Disney announced that the galaxy-famous Star Wars character, Obi-Wan Kenobi, was getting a solo series on Disney+. It has been 17 years since they battled on the planet of Mustafar, but now they are back to bolster Obi-Wan and Darth Vader’s history with a new adventure. With the Obi-Wan Kenobi series ending (here’s hoping for a season 2), let’s look back at the exciting references and Obi-Wan

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Cryo trailer: Saban Films is bringing sci-fi thriller to theatres this weekend

by Natalie Kiser

Saban Films will be giving Barrett Burgin’s feature directorial debut Cryo a limited theatrical release this Friday, June 24th, with a VOD release to follow on June 28th. To help you decide whether Cryo is something you’d want to see on the big screen or in the comfort of your own home (or if you even want to see it at all), we have the film’s trailer embedded above. Burgin wrote the screenplay for Cryo with Mason D. Davis (who also has an acting role in the film), crafting the f

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Emma Roberts on Potential ‘Scream’ Return: “I Feel Like I Wasn’t Done With Scream”

by Susan Ryant

Spooky narratives tend to be scarier when experienced alone, and that’s why I’ve always preferred single-player horror gaming. That being said, there’s no denying that multiplayer has taken over videogames over this past decade, captivating players with the unpredictable thrills of online cat-and-mouse matches. Now that horror juggernauts like the Friday the 13th franchise and even Evil Dead have gotten in on the action, lesser-known properties like Full Moon Features’ massive catalogue

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TWICE’s Nayeon unveils playful music video teaser for ‘POP!’

by Ricardo Johnson

TWICE’s Nayeon has released the music video teaser for her upcoming debut solo single, ‘POP!’ READ MORE: TWICE – ‘Formula Of Love: O+T=˂3’ review: a masterful win befitting their global expansion In the playful new visual, Nayeon is seen browsing through a book at a cafe, before performing in front of a swimming pool with synchronized swimmers and jetting away. “Pop! Pop! Pop! / I want you,” Nayeon croons in the background before the teaser ends. ‘POP!’ is the title

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Crimes of the Future: David Cronenberg’s return to body horror has been given a digital release

by Natalie Kiser

Less than two weeks after writer/director David Cronenberg’s new film Crimes of the Future got its wide theatrical release, the movie has already been given a digital release and is now available watch in the comfort of your own home. For example, you can rent or buy Crimes of the Future through Amazon at THIS LINK. Described as Cronenberg’s return to his body horror roots, Crimes of the Future stars Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Scott Speedman, Tanaya Beatty, Nadia Litz, Yorgos K

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Rob Zombie’s ‘The Munsters’ – New Images of Herman, Lily and Grandpa!

by Susan Ryant

Spooky narratives tend to be scarier when experienced alone, and that’s why I’ve always preferred single-player horror gaming. That being said, there’s no denying that multiplayer has taken over videogames over this past decade, captivating players with the unpredictable thrills of online cat-and-mouse matches. Now that horror juggernauts like the Friday the 13th franchise and even Evil Dead have gotten in on the action, lesser-known properties like Full Moon Features’ massive catalogue

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Watch Jamie T stroll through London in ‘St George Wharf Tower’ video

by Ricardo Johnson

Jamie T has shared another new song from his upcoming album, this time in the form of ‘St George Wharf Tower’. The track follows the likes of ‘The Old Style Raiders’ and ‘Keying Lamborghinis’, with all three songs set to appear on July’s ‘The Theory Of Whatever’. ‘St George Wharf Tower’ comes accompanied by a video directed by Jacob Erland, which sees Jamie walking along the river in Vauxhall, the song’s eponymous building – also known as Vauxhall Tower – visible i

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Propstore auction event featuring coveted entertainment memorabilia is now live

by Natalie Kiser

For those with deep pockets, the Propstore auction event is live, featuring some of the most coveted items from across the entertainment spectrum. If you don’t mind eating baked beans and ramen for the rest of your life or explaining to your partner why you’ll need to take out a second mortgage on your home in the coming months, your ship has come in! The Propstore auctions are your chance to claim a piece of entertainment memorabilia from passionate collectors and industry-leading auct

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Stranger Things season 4, volume 2 trailer prepares for the final battle

by Natalie Kiser

We’re just ten days away from July 1st, the day when the Netflix streaming service will be releasing Stranger Things Season 4, Volume 2 – a.k.a. the last two episodes of season 4. As if the hype for this event wasn’t already through the roof, Netflix has decided to build it up even further by releasing a trailer that gives a glimpse of how epic and harrowing these last two episodes are going to be. And, of course, the song chosen to play over the imagery is Kate Bush’s “Runnin

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Brett Tuggle, keyboardist for Fleetwood Mac and The David Lee Roth Band, has died

by Ricardo Johnson

Brett Tuggle, a former live keyboardist for Fleetwood Mac and member of The David Lee Roth Band, has died at the age of 70. Tuggle’s son Matt confirmed that his father had passed away on Sunday (June 19) from complications related to cancer. “He was loved by his family so much,” Matt told Rolling Stone . “His family was with him throughout the entire time of his illness. He was a lovely father. He gave me music in my life.” Tuggle performed with Fleetwood Mac as part of their live se

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‘Firestarter’ Just Got an Unexpected Box Office Boost from ‘Jurassic World Dominion’

by Susan Ryant

Jason Blum has made it clear many times over the years that he’d love to bring the Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th franchises into the Blumhouse family alongside Halloween and The Exorcist, which is certainly always a possibility in the future. The Friday rights are still tangled up in a legal mess, of course, but what’s the latest on the Elm Street franchise? Speaking with Screen Rant while promoting The Black Phone last week, Jason Blum indicated that if Blumhouse is able

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J. Cole says Drake’s new album ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ is “phenomenal”

by Ricardo Johnson

J. Cole has shared his opinions on Drake‘s just-released seventh album, ‘Honestly, Nevermind’, calling the record “phenomenal”. READ MORE: Drake – ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ review: rapper’s house makeover provides long-overdue career boost Drake’s surprise seventh album dropped last Friday (June 17), just hours after the Canadian rapper announced it in an Instagram post. Coming as the follow-up to last year’s ‘Certified Lover Boy’, ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ saw Drak

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Gatlopp Review

by Natalie Kiser

PLOT: A group of old friends reunites for a nostalgic evening of fun and games after a decade apart. After one too many, they decide to play a drinking game, but it’s quickly revealed that this game comes with supernatural stakes. REVIEW: I was sold on Gatlopp right from the plot summary. A supernatural version of Jumanji seems so obvious that it’s surprising it hasn’t been done to death. Then there’s the very Danny Elfman-sounding title sequence that almost feels reminiscent

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11 Brand New Original Horror Movies Releasing This Week!

by Susan Ryant

Another big week for new horror releases is upon us, with smaller indie films dominating the week ahead of Blumhouse’s The Black Phone bringing horror back to theaters next week. Let’s dive right into the good stuff, shall we? Here’s all the new horror releasing June 14 – June 19, 2022! First up, writer/director Jeff Seemann’s horror film Terror Trips  is now available on VOD outlets from Mutiny Pictures, the film starring Hannah Fierman from the original V/H/S. “Six frie

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Tennessee secretary of state arrested for DUI while leaving Bonnaroo festival

by Ricardo Johnson

Tennessee’s secretary of state was arrested on charges of driving under the influence (DUI) on Friday (June 17) after leaving the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 2022. READ MORE: 20 festivals to look forward to in 2022 Tre Hargett, who has served as the secretary of state since 2009, was taken into custody at Coffee County Jail around 1.30am local time (by that time: Saturday, June 18) and released six hours later on $2,000 bail (£1,634), as reported by the Associated Press . Hargett

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Jerrod Carmichael says Tarantino’s Django meets Zorro and a 48 Hours remake are not happening

by Natalie Kiser

Jerrod Carmichael isn’t fond of holding onto dead weight, and lately, he’s been trimming the fat concerning defunct film projects. While speaking with  GQ  about his recent HBO special, Rothaniel, Carmichael got honest about where he’s at in life and offered updates about various opportunities that have flatlined. While Carmichael still has several irons in the fire, the comedian says the Django meets Zorro project with Quentin Tarantino is dead. The same goes for the 48 Hours re

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Hot Fuzz (2007) Revisited: Action Movie Review

by Natalie Kiser

When Shaun of the Dead came out in 2004, it was a surprise commercial success, both in the U.K and abroad. On a budget of just over $6 million, Edgar Wright’s first movie made over $30 million worldwide, and was a massive blockbuster hit on DVD. Rather than film a rumoured sequel, Wright re-teamed with his co-writer and star Simon Pegg to make Hot Fuzz, which would do for buddy cop action movie what Shaun of the Dead did for zombie movies. Once again Nick Frost would co-star, in this

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‘Who Invited Them’ – Horror-Comedy Puts a Twist on the Home Invasion Movie This September

by Susan Ryant

A Shudder Original Production, the horror-comedy Who Invited Them  from writer/director Duncan Birmingham (Maron, Blunt Talk) will be available exclusively on Shudder in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday, September 1. Shudder holds worldwide rights to the film, which made its U.S. premiere at New Orleans’ Overlook Film Festival, and stars Ryan Hansen (Party Down), Melissa Tang (The Kominsky Method), Timothy Granaderos (13 Reasons Why) and P

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Back to the Future VHS tape sells for a massive amount of money at auction

by Natalie Kiser

Back to the Future is considered by many to be one of the most perfect movies ever made so I should not be surprised that a collector’s item being auctioned off, which was once owned by one of the film’s stars, sold for a massive amount of money. Per KTLA, an original copy of a sealed VHS tape of Back to the Future sold for $75,000 at the first-ever VHS-only auction held by Texas-based Heritage Auction. The copy was once owned by Thomas Wilson, who played Biff Tannen in the film, an

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Neil Diamond makes rare public appearance and sings ‘Sweet Caroline’

by Ricardo Johnson

Neil Diamond has made a rare public appearance in the US to sing his hit song ‘Sweet Caroline’. Diamond sung the song at the Boston Red Sox game in the US over the weekend, four years after announcing his retirement from touring back in 2018 after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Fans sang along enthusiastically to the song, which has been the team’s anthem since 1997. The song became popular with England football fans during Euro 2020 and earlier this month, Britain voted fo

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Tom Hanks defends Forrest Gump winning the Best Picture Oscar over Pulp Fiction

by Natalie Kiser

If you’re a big follower of the Academy Awards, you are probably aware that there are some controversial Oscar wins. Crash winning Best Picture over Brokeback Mountain and Shakespeare In Love taking home the Best Picture prize over Saving Private Ryan are some of the most polarizing Oscar choices but there is another one that still continues to sting for some. Forrest Gump won Best Picture over Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction and some believed that win wasn’t quite deserved becau

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Taiwanese Found-Footage Horror ‘Incantation’ Heads to Netflix This July [Trailer]

by Susan Ryant

A cult favorite, Jeff Lieberman‘s Halloween horror movie Satan’s Little Helper is getting an uncut Blu-ray release from Synapse Films, the home video label has announced today. The film comes to Blu-ray completely uncut for the first time on October 25, 2022! Special Features will include: Audio Commentary from Director Jeff Lieberman Vintage Behind-the-Scenes Featurette The Devil in the Details: Making SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER Mr. Satan’s Neighborhood: A Tour of the Filming Location

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George Ezra could be playing a secret set at this year’s Glastonbury

by Ricardo Johnson

Fans online think they’ve worked out that George Ezra could be playing a secret set at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. READ MORE: Get down early! 20 essential rising bands and artists to see at this summer’s festival season A sign from Worthy Farm revealed that the ‘Gold Rush Kid’ would be on stage in the John Peel tent from 2pm on Sunday June 26. ‘Gold Rush Kid’ is the latest album by Ezra and was released earlier this month. The sign has led fans to speculate that Ezra

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A juror in the Johnny Depp defamation trial says the jury didn’t buy Amber Heard’s ‘crocodile tears’

by Natalie Kiser

Amber Heard may want to blame social media for her ultimate defeat in the Johnny Depp defamation trial but one juror is speaking out and it really appears that the jury just didn’t buy any of her emotional swings during her testimony. During an interview for ABC News, which aired as a segment on Good Morning America, a juror essentially said that the jury didn’t interpret Amber Heard’s testimony as being sincere. The juror said, “The crying, the facial expressions that she had, the

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Lightyear: soft Friday box office puts weekend win in jeopardy

by Natalie Kiser

Earlier this week, we predicted that Lightyear would have an easy weekend win, with a projected $80 million launch. Alas, our numbers were way off this time (although our track record is still really good), with THR reporting that Lightyear’s Friday box office was softer than anticipated. In fact, the Pixar tentpole is in danger of losing the box office race to Jurassic World: Dominion in its second week. The trade reports Lightyear made $20.7 million Friday compared to Dominion’s $15.7

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Sports Team think before they leap on wavy new track ‘Cool It Kid’

by Ricardo Johnson

Sports Team have dropped off a new single, ‘Cool It Kid’ – check out the song’s video below. Taken from the band’s forthcoming new album ‘Gulp!’, which is due out July 22 via Island Records (pre-order), ‘Cool It Kid’ – which also features Sorry’s Asha Lorenz – follows the release of recent singles ‘The Game’ and ‘R Entertainment’. Born from the time the band spent living together in a house share in Camberwell, Sports Team’s new track taps into the frustrati

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‘Firestarter’ Just Got an Unexpected Box Office Boost from ‘Jurassic World Dominion’

by Susan Ryant

One of the first things I tend to do on a Monday morning is check the box office results for the weekend, with Box Office Mojo being my personal go-to for that sort of thing. This past weekend’s chart was of course dominated by Jurassic World Dominion , but one film I was surprised to see in the #8 spot on the domestic chart was Blumhouse’s Firestarter remake. Directed by Keith Thomas, the new Firestarter adaptation was released in theaters and streaming on Peacock back on May 13, and it

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Chris Evans would love to return as the Human Torch in the MCU

by Natalie Kiser

Before Chris Evans was Captain America, he was the Human Torch. The actor played Johnny Storm in the two Fantastic Four movies directed by Tim Story. It’s been fifteen years since Chris Evans last played the role, but some fans have been calling upon the actor to flame on once again, a feat that would be much easier now that the Marvel Multiverse is a thing. While speaking with Josh Horowitz for MTV News, Chris Evans was asked about returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, not as Capta

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Icona Pop revamp Ultra Naté’s ‘Free’ for song’s 25th anniversary

by Ricardo Johnson

Icona Pop and Ultra Naté have joined forces to revamp the latter’s classic dance anthem ‘Free’ for the song’s 25th anniversary – listen to ‘You’re Free’ below. READ MORE: Friends Like These: Icona Pop and Sofi Tukker Released on March 31, 1997, the house-influenced club staple has been given a makeover by Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt, who used to play the original cut in their DJ sets before forming Icona Pop. “It is the ultimate expression of what we want Icona Pop

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‘The Black Phone’ Clips – Ethan Hawke’s “The Grabber” Showcases His Masks

by Susan Ryant

A cult favorite, Jeff Lieberman‘s Halloween horror movie Satan’s Little Helper is getting an uncut Blu-ray release from Synapse Films, the home video label has announced today. The film comes to Blu-ray completely uncut for the first time on October 25, 2022! Special Features will include: Audio Commentary from Director Jeff Lieberman Vintage Behind-the-Scenes Featurette The Devil in the Details: Making SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER Mr. Satan’s Neighborhood: A Tour of the Filming Location

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Watch Phoebe Bridgers perform on CBS with Christian Lee Hutson

by Ricardo Johnson

Phoebe Bridgers has performed on CBS with singer-songwriter Christian Lee Huston – check out the moment below. The pair, who have collaborated together frequently in the past, appeared on CBS This Morning: Saturday earlier today (June 18). They performed two of Hutson’s originals together, ‘Rubberneckers’ and ‘Lose This Number’. Hutson also performed a solo, stripped-back acoustic cover of The Cure’s ‘Just Like Heaven’. Bridgers and Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst worked as p

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Gal Gadot’s Cleopatra movie may move from Paramount to Universal

by Natalie Kiser

There have been numerous attempts at bringing Cleopatra back to the big screen in recent years, with the latest project set to star Gal Gadot. There have been a few stumbling blocks since the project was first announced, but Deadline now reports that the Cleopatra movie may be jumping ship to Universal. The Cleopatra movie had been set up at Paramount Pictures, but Deadline has heard that despite still being interested in the project, the studio was “not prepared to meet the timeline that

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Guy Ritchie will direct live-action Hercules movie for Disney

by Natalie Kiser

After successfully bringing Aladdin into the realm of live-action, Deadline has reported that Guy Ritchie is set to reunite with Disney for the live-action Hercules movie. Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin starred Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott. Despite the mixed reviews, the live-action adaptation went on to gross more than $1 billion worldwide and a sequel is in development. Disney is currently hiring writers to take a stab at the script for Hercules after the first draft was penned by D

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Justin Bieber postpones rest of US tour due to Ramsay Hunt diagnosis

by Ricardo Johnson

Justin Bieber has postponed the rest of his North American tour due to his ongoing battle with Ramsay Hunt syndrome. Last Saturday (June 11), Bieber posted a video explaining that he was recently diagnosed with the rare condition, which, according to the Mayo Clinic, “occurs when a shingles outbreak affects the facial nerve near one of your ears”. Bieber, who could be seen struggling to blink, smile or move his right nostril, assured fans that his facial paralysis will subside over time.

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Thai Supernatural Slasher ‘Sick Nurses’ Is Both Campy and Brutal [Horrors Elsewhere]

by Susan Ryant

Freddy Krueger was everywhere in the late 80s. It only made sense that he’d get his own show. But unlike Friday the 13 th : The Series, Freddy’s Nightmares would put its headlining star front-and-center. Introducing every episode and frequently participating in the plots, Freddy hosted a show that would explore the lives (and deaths) of the citizens of Springwood. Much sleazier than its namesake film series and produced on a miniscule budget, every episode of Freddy’s Nightmares

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Cyst trailer: monster movie with Troll 2’s George Hardy is coming to VOD and DVD

by Natalie Kiser

Over thirty years have passed since director Claudio Fragasso’s baffling Troll 2 was released, but the film’s cast member George Hardy is still dealing with slimy horrors in the body horror film Cyst , which is set to receive a VOD, digital, and DVD release on June 21st. (Pre-order it HERE.) With the film’s release just a few days away, we’ve gotten our hands on a trailer for Cyst, and you can check it out in the embed above. Directed by Tyler Russell, who also wrote the script w

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Starcrawler announce new album ‘She Said’ and share its title track

by Ricardo Johnson

Starcrawler have announced details of a new album called ‘She Said’ along with the release of a video for its title track – watch it below. READ MORE: Starcrawler are the antagonistic glam stars aiming to go “triple platinum or bust” The band’s first album for a major label will come out on September 16 via Big Machine, and follows the release of new single ‘Roadkill’ last month. The LA-based five-piece – comprising frontwoman Arrow De Wilde, guitarists Henri Cash and

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Animal Kingdom Interview: Shawn Hatosy & Leila George

by Natalie Kiser

After six successful seasons, Animal Kingdom will be coming to an end and its final season is set to kick off on June 19, 2022, on TNT. Based on the 2010 Australian neo-noir crime drama of the same name, the series has carved its own path as a piece of compelling television that has taken fans on one hell of a journey filled with twists, turns, and surprises. The series follows a 17-year-old boy, Joshua “J” Cody (Finn Cole) who, after the death of his mother, moves in with his estrang

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‘Attachment’ Trailer Turns Love Into Horror [Video]

by Susan Ryant

A cult favorite, Jeff Lieberman‘s Halloween horror movie Satan’s Little Helper is getting an uncut Blu-ray release from Synapse Films, the home video label has announced today. The film comes to Blu-ray completely uncut for the first time on October 25, 2022! Special Features will include: Audio Commentary from Director Jeff Lieberman Vintage Behind-the-Scenes Featurette The Devil in the Details: Making SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER Mr. Satan’s Neighborhood: A Tour of the Filming Location

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Flying Lotus drops off pair of new songs, ‘You Don’t Know’ and ‘The Room’

by Ricardo Johnson

Flying Lotus has dropped off pair of new songs, ‘You Don’t Know’ and ‘The Room’ – listen to both below. READ MORE: Flying Lotus – ‘Flamagra’ review The tracks – both of which feature Los Angeles–based soul singer Devin Tracy – are the producer’s first new releases since scoring Netflix anime series Yasuke last year. The series, which was created and directed by LeSean Thomas and Studio MAPPA, stars LaKeith Stanfield as the show’s titular character and sees Fl

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Friday Fright Nights: Watch They’re Outside right here!

by Natalie Kiser

A full Free Movie of the Day is posted on the JoBlo Movies YouTube channel every day of the week – but on Fridays things get a little freakier and a little more fun. Get your weekend started the right way by indulging in  Friday Fright Nights ! Every Friday, we’ll be taking a look at another genre movie you can watch in its entirety, free of charge, either on the YouTube channel linked above or in the video embed here. This week we’re adding some frights to your Friday ni

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The Kung Fu Panda series trailer finds Po under attack by skeleton warriors, golems, and evil weasels

by Natalie Kiser

Get ready for adventure and a generous helping of Udon noodles, and kick some furry butt with Po for Netflix’s new Kung Fu Panda series, starring Jack Black as the voice of Po the panda. Black first voiced Po for the original Kung Fu Panda film in 2008, then reprised the role for Kung Fu Panda 2 in 2011 and Kung Fu Panda 3 in 2016. Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight marks the first time Black has voiced the character for television. Here’s the official logline for Kung Fu Panda

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Listen to Two Door Cinema Club’s sunny new single, ‘Wonderful Life’

by Ricardo Johnson

Two Door Cinema Club have announced their return with a new single today (June 17) called ‘Wonderful Life’. READ MORE: Two Door Cinema Club at Reading Festival 2021: heady anthems from indie survivors It’s taken from their upcoming fifth album, ‘Keep On Smiling’, which is set for release digitally on September 2 and physically on November 4, via LOWER THIRD [PIAS]. You can pre-order it here. A statement said of the new record that it is “a nod back to the pure rush of Two Doo

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Bones and All: Timothée Chalamet horror film is rated R for strong, bloody and disturbing violent content

by Natalie Kiser

MGM acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Suspiria remake (watch it HERE) director Luca Guadagnino’s horror film  Bones and All back in March. They haven’t yet announced when they plan to release the movie, but a clear indication that it’s moving forward has come from the ratings board: they have watched Bones and All, and have given it an R rating for “ strong, bloody and disturbing violent content, language throughout, some sexual content and brief graphic nudity

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Drake announces surprise new album ‘Honestly, Nevermind’

by Ricardo Johnson

Drake has revealed he’s set to drop a new album at midnight EST tonight (June 17), titled ‘Honestly, Nevermind’. The rapper made the surprise announcement in an Instagram post earlier today, where he shared the album’s artwork, which features the record’s title in chrome lettering with pastel rainbow shadowing. Drake has also since shared the tracklist to the album, revealing that it is 14 songs long. The album is executive produced by Drake himself, Noah “40” Shebib, Oliver El

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Scream 6: Fresh blood for Ghostface as Jack Champion, Liana Liberato, Devyn Nekoda, and Josh Segarra join the cast

by Natalie Kiser

The next installment of the Scream franchise will start shooting this summer, which means that Ghostface will need a fresh crop of victims. Deadline has reported that Jack Champion, Liana Liberato, Devyn Nekoda, and Josh Segarra have joined the cast of Scream 6. Josh Segarra is known for his recurring role on Arrow and will next be seen in Marvel’s She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. Devyn Nekoda was recently seen in Sneakerella on Disney+ and Liana Liberato recently completed work on Amazon’s T

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“This Is GWAR” Trailer – Award Winning Documentary Comes to Shudder This Summer

by Susan Ryant

Like most, I wasn’t familiar with Kolobos until many years after the independent horror film was quietly released direct to video in 1999. It didn’t help that the title is difficult to pronounce and even harder to remember; Kolobos is a word cryptically uttered several times throughout the movie, but its meaning — left unexplained until the finale — bears no impact on the plot. The generic artwork that was slapped on the cover didn’t do it any favors either. It wasn’t until Arro

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Portishead go digital, uploading their entire musical archive

by Ricardo Johnson

Portishead have digitised their entire archive, making it available on all major streaming platforms. READ MORE: The Roots Of… Portishead In addition to their music, the Bristol band have also uploaded HD versions of their music videos including ‘Sour Times’, ‘Wandering Star’, ‘Machine Gun’ and ‘All Time’. These videos are available to view on their YouTube channel. Making the announcement on Instagram, Portishead wrote: “Hello, our archive has now been digitised, an

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Toy Story 2 (1999) vs Toy Story 3 (2010): Face-Off

by Natalie Kiser

With Pixar expanding the Toy Story universe to infinity and beyond with the upcoming spin-off, Lightyear, now is the perfect time to look back at this franchise’s highlights. After the original Toy Story literally changed animation forever with its technical innovations in 1995, a sequel was certainly expected. As the follow-up carefully avoided a direct-to-home media route, along with a now-infamous computer error that almost caused the entire nearly-finished film to be deleted, the se

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Tulsa King teaser features Sylvester Stallone testing loyalty while living a life of crime

by Natalie Kiser

Sylvester Stallone is giving snitches no quarter in the new Tulsa King teaser. In the teaser, we find Stallone’s Dwight “The General” Manfredi fresh out of the clink and looking to pick up the pieces of his old life. “When I was seventeen, I wanted to be a gangster,” Manfredi says in the Tulsa teaser. “I married this life, and now, after keeping my mouth shut, I’m going to see if it married me back.” The footage finds Manfredi reluctantly accepting a job that brings

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Kep1er usher in the summer with music video teaser for ‘Up!’

by Ricardo Johnson

Kep1er have release a music video teaser their forthcoming single ‘Up!’. READ MORE: BTS’ new single ‘Yet To Come’ offers poignant reflection and an optimistic invitation into the future In the clip, the members of the K-pop girl group huddle together for a self-timer photo against the backdrop of a elaborate, brightly coloured set made to recall a beach house. Later, montages of Kep1er enjoying the summer with cocktails by the pool and popsicles, as well as goofy photobooth m

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‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Roars to Life with $143 Million Domestic Opening

by Susan Ryant

There’s a moment in Emily Bennett and Justin Brooks’ Alone with You when Bennett’s character Charlene becomes locked inside her apartment. Paranoia and loneliness have already set in, but given no options to escape on her own, she unleashes a guttural scream. Tears stain her cheeks, and reality grows even colder. Strangled by depression and anxiety, she begs for help 一 but no one hears. And even if they do, they simply don’t care. The film, shot in the early days of the pande

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish: New trailer brings back Antonio Banderas as the swashbuckling feline

by Natalie Kiser

Close to twenty years after he was first introduced in Shrek 2, Puss in Boots is back. The swashbuckling feline voiced by the one and only Antonia Banderas even received his own spinoff movie back in 2011, but it’s taken this long for a sequel to the Puss in Boots movie to emerge. Universal Pictures and Dreamworks Animation have released a new trailer for Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, which provides a glimpse at Puss’ latest adventure. With a fresh new animation style, Puss in Boots: Th

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Megan Thee Stallion says she “became the villain” following Tory Lanez shooting incident

by Ricardo Johnson

Megan Thee Stallion has opened up about social media’s reaction to the night she was shot in an incident involving Tory Lanez. READ MORE: Megan Thee Stallion: “I’m really working on my dynasty right now” The Houston rapper (real name Megan Pete) was shot in the foot after a party at Kylie Jenner’s house in July 2020. She subsequently claimed that Lanez was the person who had fired at her. Lanez was later charged with assault with a semi-automatic firearm, personal use of a fir

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Angels Fallen: Warriors of Peace turns Denise Richards into a demon slayer

by Natalie Kiser

In 2020, Uncork’d Entertainment and director Ali Zamani brought the world an action horror film called Angels Fallen. Now Uncork’d and Zamani are gearing up to get a sequel, Angels Fallen: Warriors of Peace , into production this August, and Variety has broken the news that Denise Richards (Valentine) and Arifin Putra ( The Raid 2 ) have signed on to star in the film. In Angels Fallen: Warriors of Peace, the hero Gabriel will round up his motley crew of demon slayers, styled as the

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‘The Reef: Stalked’ Trailer – A Great White Shark Turns Into a Stalker

by Susan Ryant

There’s a moment in Emily Bennett and Justin Brooks’ Alone with You when Bennett’s character Charlene becomes locked inside her apartment. Paranoia and loneliness have already set in, but given no options to escape on her own, she unleashes a guttural scream. Tears stain her cheeks, and reality grows even colder. Strangled by depression and anxiety, she begs for help 一 but no one hears. And even if they do, they simply don’t care. The film, shot in the early days of the pande

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The 1975 tease ‘Part Of The Band’, arriving next month

by Ricardo Johnson

The 1975 have further teased the arrival of new material next month, hinting at something called ‘Part Of The Band’. Last month, mysterious posters appeared in London featuring a black-and-white photo from a distance featuring frontman Matty Healy, and a date of July 7. That date was then confirmed as one of significance for the band ahead of the release of their as-yet-untitled fifth studio album. READ MORE: The 1975: “I just hope that my honesty is not seen as self-indulgent”

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Taika Waititi’s Star Wars will ignore pre-existing characters and “expand the world”

by Natalie Kiser

The future of Star Wars, at least on the big screen, seems to be to focus on the new instead of the old. Last month Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy told Total Film that Star Wars will need “to create a whole new saga” and not focus on threads of the past. As it turns out, that is what Taika Waititi’s Star Wars film plans on doing as it will ignore pre-existing characters and “expand the world” of the Star Wars universe. When speaking with Total Film, Waititi said that he’s

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J-Hope will be the first BTS member to release new music, says HYBE

by Ricardo Johnson

BTS member J-Hope is set to be the first member of the boyband to release new music, according to Big Hit Music. READ MORE: BTS’ new single ‘Yet To Come’ offers poignant reflection and an optimistic invitation into the future A day after the septet announced their temporary hiatus from group activities, a representative from Big Hit Music confirmed that the group will be releasing new solo material and collaborations during their break from group engagements. Of the members, J-Hope

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Squid Game reality series to bring real players together for a chance to win life-changing rewards

by Natalie Kiser

Welcome to the beginning of the end, folks! I’m just kidding. Or am I? Netflix is bringing the global sensation Squid Game to life with the most extensive reality competition series, Squid Game: The Challenge. The Squid Game reality series features the largest cast and lump sum cash prize in reality TV history. In the competition, 456 real players will enter the game in pursuit of a life-changing reward of $4.56 million. As they compete through a series of games inspired by the origi

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‘Jurassic World Dominion’ – How the Ball Was Dropped on an All-Time Great Sequel Premise

by Susan Ryant

Released in 2018, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom set the final film in the Jurassic World trilogy up for success, coming to a close with all the surviving dinosaurs from Jurassic World – plus their DNA – making their way off Isla Nublar and being unleashed onto the mainland. Sure, Steven Spielberg’s The Lost World: Jurassic Park brought a T-rex to San Diego back in 1997, but Fallen Kingdom promised the first movie under the franchise umbrella that would full-on deliver on a dream premise

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Justin Lin to direct One-Punch Man movie for Sony Pictures

by Natalie Kiser

It was more than two years ago when it was first announced that Sony Pictures were developing a live-action adaptation of One-Punch Man, the massively popular manga series created by writer/artist One. Deadline has now reported that Justin Lin has signed on to direct the One-Punch Man movie. One-Punch Man follows “Saitama, a superhero who can defeat any opponent with a single punch but seeks to find a worthy opponent after growing bored by a lack of challenges in his fight against evil.

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Lizzo changes ‘Grrrls’ lyric following backlash: “I never want to promote derogatory language”

by Ricardo Johnson

Lizzo has addressed the backlash she’s received over an ableist lyric in her new single, ‘Grrrls’, revealing that the line in question has now been altered on streaming services. READ MORE: Lizzo live in London: Positivity, politics and baked potatoes with 2019’s most magnetic star In the opening verse of the song, as it appeared upon its initial release last Friday (June 10), Lizzo sang: “Hold my bag, bitch, hold my bag/Do you see this shit? I’mma sp*z.” While used colloq

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Joker 2: Lady Gaga in talks to play Harley Quinn in musical sequel

by Natalie Kiser

THR has reported that Lady Gaga is in early talks to star in Joker 2 alongside Joaquin Phoenix. Details are sparse at this time, but the outlet claims that Lady Gaga would play Harley Quinn, the Joker’s psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum. Not only that, but sources are telling THR that the Joker sequel will also be a musical. That’s wild. It was just last week when Joker director Todd Phillips shared an image of the front page of the script for Joker 2 on Instagram, as well as a photo of Jo

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‘Predator’ Movie ‘Prey’ Will Make History With Full Comanche Language Dub

by Susan Ryant

This morning kicked off with the official trailer for Prey , the brand new installment in the Predator franchise that’s coming exclusively to Hulu on August 5. From 20th Century Studios, the return of the franchise is directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), with Amber Midthunder (“Legion”) starring as a Comanche woman who takes on the ultimate hunter. Producer Jhane Myers has revealed something really cool about Prey in the wake of the trailer dropping, telling ComicBook.

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Watch Anderson .Paak join BTS on drums during ‘Proof’ live stream

by Ricardo Johnson

Anderson .Paak joined BTS on drums during the K-pop band’s ‘Proof: Live’ online event. You can see footage below. The livestream saw the band introducing .Paak for their rendition of ‘Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment In Life), the lead single from their new anthology album ‘Proof’. Afterwards, .Paak spoke briefly to the band, telling them his thoughts on the track: “I love it, it reminds me of church, it’s great. It’s fantastic,” he said. He also revealed that it was

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Scream 6 is set in New York City, filming in Montreal

by Natalie Kiser

Neve Campbell won’t be in the next Scream movie (and her franchise co-stars have some things to say about that), but the sequel we’re currently referring to as Scream 6 is still on track for a March 31, 2023 theatrical release date. Filming is already underway in Montreal – and our friends at Bloody Disgusting have been able to confirm that the rumors about Montreal standing in for New York City are true. Scream 6 is set in New York City. A YouTube video showing buildings in Montr

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LCD Soundsystem announce San Francisco and Oakland residencies

by Ricardo Johnson

LCD Soundsystem have announced two more locations for their residency series, with the band set to perform multiple gigs in Oakland and San Francisco in August. RE AD MORE:  From The NME Archive – Celebrate 15 years of LCD Soundsystem’s debut with this classic interview: “Most live bands today are horrible” James Murphy and co. will kick off the Bay Area run at Oakland’s Fox Theater on August 16, playing three more shows at the venue across consecutive evenings. From August 2

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Friday Fright Nights: Watch Hell House LLC Director’s Cut here!

by Natalie Kiser

A full Free Movie of the Day is posted on the JoBlo Movies YouTube channel every day of the week – but on Fridays things get a little freakier and a little more fun. Get your weekend started the right way by indulging in Friday Fright Nights ! Every Friday, we’ll be taking a look at another genre movie you can watch in its entirety, free of charge, either on the YouTube channel linked above or in the video embed here. We’re making this Friday more frightening with writer/dire

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The Best Tom Cruise Movies You Haven’t Seen

by Natalie Kiser

No one can deny that Tom Cruise is a superstar. His level of celebrity is rarely achieved and really may have never been reached before. He’s been at the top of his game for so long that it’s hard to remember a time when he wasn’t the biggest name in the world. Believe it or not, he was once a struggling actor trying to figure out what his next project was going to be. Surprisingly there may be some movies you didn’t even realize he was in. Some were just early in his career or just

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‘Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead’ – Netflix Announces Horror-Comedy Manga Adaptation

by Susan Ryant

Netflix has announced a brand new upcoming horror movie out of “Geeked Week” this morning, a feature film adaptation of the Japanese manga Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead ! Inspired by the hit horror-comedy manga series, you can check out your first look at Netflix’s movie Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead above, which stars actor Eiji Akaso. Written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata, the manga series Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead debuted in October 2018. Here’s the p

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What is the best Jurassic Park sequel?

by Natalie Kiser

What’s the best follow-up to 1993’s Jurassic Park, and how does Dominion stack up? Latest Horror News What is the best Jurassic Park sequel? What’s the best follow-up to 1993’s Jurassic Park, and how does Dominion stack up? 7 hours ago Friday Fright Nights: Watch Hell House LLC Director’s Cut here! A full Free Movie of the Day is posted on the JoBlo Movies YouTube channel every day of the week… 20 hours ago Jurassic World: Dominion roaring tow

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Friday Fright Nights: Hell House LLC Director’s Cut

by Natalie Kiser

A full Free Movie of the Day is posted on the JoBlo Movies YouTube channel every day of the week – but on Fridays things get a little freakier and a little more fun. Get your weekend started the right way by indulging in Friday Fright Nights ! Every Friday, we’ll be taking a look at another genre movie you can watch in its entirety, free of charge, either on the YouTube channel linked above or in the video embed here. We’re making this Friday more frightening with writer/dire

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‘Huesera’ Tribeca Review – A Folktale Transforms Modern Maternal Fears Into a Nightmare

by Susan Ryant

La Huesera, the bone woman, is a Mexican folk tale of an older woman who wanders the desert and collects bones, often of wolves. Once she obtains all the animal’s bones, she sings by the fire and brings the animal back to life. The legend often tells of revived wolves transforming into women, running free into the wild.  Huesera  reimagines the tale and applies it in a modern magical realism context, exploring the tangible fears and anxieties of maternal identity. That means that while

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Halsey shares their love story in ‘So Good’ video

by Ricardo Johnson

Halsey has given fans a look into their love story in the video for their new single ‘So Good’. The song, which was released on Thursday (June 9), details the singer’s relationship with filmmaker Alev Aydin, whom they met when he was hired to write a movie about their life. READ MORE: Halsey: “I’ve always been driven to reinvent myself and reinvent my genre” The accompanying video depicts that, with Halsey playing director and watching Aydin working with a female actor. As a

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Everything We Know About Beetlejuice 2

by Natalie Kiser

Say his name three times. Do it. Unlike Candyman, most people would love to summon Beetlejuice. He’s the Ghost With The Most. The film Beetlejuice became an instant classic when it haunted theater screens in the spring of 1988. Burton’s visual aesthetic, along with the amazing performances by Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder, captivated audiences. The film easily grossed over $75 Million at the box office on a $15 Million budget. People loved the character, and he even got a Saturday m

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‘Goat’ – Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions Lands Sports-Themed Horror Movie Pitch

by Susan Ryant

Writer/Director  Peter Hengl’s  feature debut,  Family Dinner , combines the discomfort and cringe of awkward family dynamics at the dinner table with holiday horror. In this instance, the holiday is Easter, a rarity in the genre space.  Family Dinner  unfurls its methodical slow-burn tale in the days leading up to Easter Sunday, centering volatile relationships and strict, peculiar holiday traditions to create deep-seated psychological dread. Fifteen-year-old Simi ( Nina Kat

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David Lynch pays tribute to Julee Cruise: “A great musician, great singer and a great human being”

by Ricardo Johnson

David Lynch has paid tribute to his frequent collaborator Julee Cruise, following the news of the singer’s death. Cruise, who famously sang the theme tune for Lynch’s Twin Peaks , died on Thursday (June 9), her husband Edward Grinnan announced on social media yesterday (10). She was 65 years old. READ MORE: The music of Twin Peaks dissected: what does “Lynchian” actually mean? Lynch has now posted a short video offering his response to Cruise’s death. “I just found out that

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Awesome Art We’ve Found Around The Net: Black Adam, Lightyear, Ms. Marvel, Nope, Tombstone

by Natalie Kiser

Our weekly column features artwork from fans and pros alike. This week features interpretations of Black Adam, Lightyear, Ms. Marvel, Nope, Tombstone and more! Some cliche somewhere said that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words.’ This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. “Awesome Art We’ve Found Around The Net” is the outlet for that passi

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‘Abandoned’ Exclusive Clip – Emma Roberts Goes to Michael Shannon for Answers to Haunted House Mystery

by Susan Ryant

Writer/Director  Peter Hengl’s  feature debut,  Family Dinner , combines the discomfort and cringe of awkward family dynamics at the dinner table with holiday horror. In this instance, the holiday is Easter, a rarity in the genre space.  Family Dinner  unfurls its methodical slow-burn tale in the days leading up to Easter Sunday, centering volatile relationships and strict, peculiar holiday traditions to create deep-seated psychological dread. Fifteen-year-old Simi ( Nina Kat

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Listen to Orville Peck cover Elton John’s ‘Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters’

by Ricardo Johnson

Orville Peck has covered Elton John’s ‘Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters’ as part of Amazon’s ongoing Pride Month celebrations. The new take on the 1972 track, which appeared on John’s ‘Honky Chateau’ album, are part of the platform’s PROUD playlist. READ MORE: Elton John: “I’m not interested in the past – not even Elton John’s past” The masked country star brought the song into his own world, swapping John’s piano melodies for acoustic guitar strums and swooning co

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The Bloody Man trailer: Elm Street stars Lisa Wilcox and Tuesday Knight reunite in new horror film

by Natalie Kiser

Director Daniel Benedict’s supernatural horror film The Bloody Man has been described as “a cocktail of A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Goonies, and Stranger Things” – and if that isn’t enough to sell you on the movie, maybe you’ll be more interested to hear that the cast includes A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master stars Lisa Wilcox and Tuesday Knight. Wild Eye Releasing has acquired distribution rights to The Bloody Man and are planning to give the film a digi

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Captain America: Chris Evans says it would be a “tall order” to get him to play the role again

by Natalie Kiser

After playing Captain America in nearly a dozen Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, Chris Evans bid adieu to the iconic character in Avengers: Endgame. The film proved to be a fitting sendoff for the character, but fans would still love to see Chris Evans reprise the role. Since the release of Avengers: Endgame, there have been rumours that Chris Evans might return as Captain America, but they’ve always been shot down. Although the actor isn’t ruling anything out, he told ComicBook.com th

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Jimmy Eat World return with punchy new song ‘Something Loud’

by Ricardo Johnson

Jimmy Eat World have today (June 10) shared a punchy new track called ‘Something Loud’ – scroll down the page to watch the video now. The track is the band’s first single since ‘Love Never’, which was released in 2019 and featured on the album ‘Surviving’. READ MORE: Jimmy Eat World tell us about conquering doubt for ‘Surviving’: “Your lesser self convinces you to let them have the keys” ‘Something Loud’ was inspired by the excitement that surrounded the anno

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6 Genre Movies We Can’t Wait to See at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival

by Susan Ryant

The Tribeca Festival is nearly underway, taking place June 9 to June 20 with a feature slate that includes 109 feature films from across the globe, including 88 world premieres. The festival’s 21st edition offers a hybrid experience of virtual and in-person, which includes a slew of genre premieres available to screen at home through individual tickets. That entails the New York premiere of Scott Derrickson‘s  The Black Phone  (review), repertory screenings of cult classics Bask

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Viola Davis, Jason Bateman, Chris Tucker, and more join Ben Affleck’s untitled Nike drama

by Natalie Kiser

It’s gotta be the shoes! Viola Davis (The Suicide Squad, How To Get Away With Murder), Jason Bateman (Ozark, Arrested Development), Chris Tucker (Friday, Rush Hour), Marlon Waynes (Requiem For a Dream, Scary Movie), and Chris Messina (Sharp Objects) are joining the cast of Ben Affleck’s untitled Nike drama on Prime Video. Matthew Maher (Our Flag Means Death), Tom Papa (Behind the Candelabra), and Julius Tennon (The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar) also star. Ben Affleck (Gone Gi

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Watch Pharrell, Tyler, the Creator and 21 Savage’s ’Cash In Cash Out’ video

by Ricardo Johnson

Pharrell has shared his upcoming collaboration with Tyler, the Creator and 21 Savage – watch the video for ‘Cash In Cash Out’ below. READ MORE: Tyler, the Creator – ‘Call Me If You Get Lost’ review: a love letter to the genre that made him ‘Cash In Cash Out’ comes ahead of Pharrell’s upcoming Something in the Water Festival, which will be held in Washington D.C. from June 17 to June 19. The event will be headlined by “Pharrell and Phriends” and feature sets from Tyl

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The Last of Us first look photo features Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as Joel and Ellie

by Natalie Kiser

During Summer Game Fest, The Last of Us series co-creator and executive producer Neil Druckmann shared a first look photo from the upcoming HBO adaptation of the video game. The dark and spooky photo features Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) and Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones) as Joel and Ellie, respectively, and if you look very closely, you can just make out what appears to be a clicker lurking in the darkness behind them. In addition to revealing the new photo, Neil Druckmann also annou

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Temuera Morrison wants to bring the old, badass Boba Fett back

by Natalie Kiser

Star Wars fans have been enamoured with infamous bounty hunter Boba Fett ever since his first live-action appearance in The Empire Strikes Back. Despite only uttering a few words, Boba Fett became an icon, and even after the character’s lackluster “death” in Return of the Jedi, his mystique and popularity only grew. Of course, we now know that Boba Fett never actually died in the belly of the Sarlacc, as he returned in the second season of The Mandalorian, as played by Temuera Morris

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Princess Nokia shares “love letter to Puerto Rico” via new track ‘Diva’

by Ricardo Johnson

Princess Nokia has shared a new single called ‘Diva’ along with a new music video. Check out the clip below. READ MORE: Princess Nokia: “I have a very resourceful spirit – a survivor’s spirit” The rapper recorded the video in Puerto Rico, and in the song, she pays homage to “the queens who inspire me” including Beyoncé, Aaliyah, Selena and more. In the video, Nokia is seen in Puerto Rico, dancing, standing in nature, and riding in a vintage car, as she sings, “I feel

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‘Terror Trips’ Trailer – Take a Tour of the World’s Most Famous Horror Film

by Susan Ryant

For the first time EVER, the Bloody Disgusting-powered SCREAMBOX brought 1980s horror anthology series “Freddy’s Nightmares” to streaming earlier this year, and you can currently still stream all 44 episodes of the series through SCREAMBOX right now. Based on one of horror’s most storied franchises, “Freddy’s Nightmares” is an anthology series starring the original Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund. Airing from 1988 to 1990, each episode tells a different story of a dark rooted an

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Sgt. Rock vs. The Army of the Dead: Bruce Campbell writing DC Comics series

by Natalie Kiser

Genre icon Bruce Campbell (Ash vs. Evil Dead) is writing a comic book series for DC Comics that is sure to appeal to fans of his film work: DC Horror Presents: Sgt. Rock vs. The Army of the Dead ! Campbell is writing the scripts for the six-issue series, which will feature artwork by Eisner and Harvey Award-winning artist Eduardo Risso (100 Bullets). The story of DC Horror Presents: Sgt. Rock vs. The Army of the Dead begins in Berlin, 1944. The Nazis are flanked on all fronts by the c

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Nope: Something out of this world is in the sky in the final trailer for Jordan Peele’s latest horror film

by Natalie Kiser

The final trailer for Jordan Peele’s Nope has been released and while the promotional materials say, “it’s not what you think,” it appears that something out of this world is coming from the sky. Not a lot is known about Peele’s follow-up to Get Out and Us but it seems to follow the residents of an isolated town who begin witnessing a mysterious and abnormal event. Among them are ranch owners James and Jill Haywood (Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer), who begin to be tormented by

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Adam Wingard Updates on ‘Face/Off’ Sequel; Will Nicolas Cage Return?

by Susan Ryant

It was announced just over a year ago that Adam Wingard (V/H/S, You’re Next, The Guest, Blair Witch, Godzilla vs. Kong) had been hired to direct a new take on John Woo’s 1997 action-thriller  Face/Off for Paramount, being billed as a sequel to the original movie that starred John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. What’s the latest update on that one, you ask? In a new interview, Wingard reiterates to Empire that his upcoming Face/Off movie is very much an “absolute sequel” to the first mo

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Jinjer granted permission to leave Ukraine for tour to raise funds for war torn country

by Ricardo Johnson

Ukrainian metal band Jinjer have been granted permission to leave the country to hit the road for a European tour. It comes after the band were forced to previously pull out of their support slot on Slipknot‘s 2022 Knotfest Roadshow following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Announcing the tour, the band said via Twitter: “We are very honoured to announce that together with the help of the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture, we have successfully been granted permission to travel abroad as ambass

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Jurassic World: Dominion Review

by Natalie Kiser

PLOT: Taking place four years after Fallen Kingdom, Dominion finds Owen Grady and Claire Dearing trying to protect Maisie Lockwood from those that mean her harm. Yet they are about to face off against a very deadly new species that is destroying the world’s food supply. Thankfully, they are getting help this time around from a few familiar faces. REVIEW: The dinos are back, and this time they brought friends. In an age when we are seeing a critically acclaimed new sequel to Top Gun, a

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Charles Band launches podcast Full Moon Freakshow, guests include John Carpenter & Bill Moseley

by Natalie Kiser

Charles Band, founder of the legendary company Full Moon, has been entertaining genre fans for decades. He has produced over 350 movies since getting started in the film industry in the 1970s, and even established himself as the Stan Lee of horror in a way by directly addressing the fans of his company’s output in the VideoZone featurettes that used to accompany every Full Moon release. Now Band is seeking to entertain genre fans in another medium, as he has launched a podcast called C

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Snoop Dogg says personal blunt roller’s “salary went up” because of inflation

by Ricardo Johnson

Snoop Dogg has revealed that he gave his personal, full-time blunt roller a raise because of inflation. Snoop first shared that he employed a “personal blunt roller” back in 2019. During an episode of The Howard Stern Show, he shared that the position paid $40,000 to $50,000 annually. The rapper, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., confirmed that the employee in question is allowed as much marijuana as he likes in exchange for the service, and also travels with Snoop at all t

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‘Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead’ – Netflix Announces Horror-Comedy Manga Adaptation

by Susan Ryant

The Predator franchise returns with new movie Prey this summer, which takes us 300 years into the past. So what kind of Predator are we dealing with here, you might be wondering? Director Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane) explains in a new chat. Trachtenberg tells ComicBook.com, “I think our Predator in my mind, not only does he exist, you know, 300 years before, but I think in sci-fi movie terms, time moves very slowly. If the way that Star Wars functions or even Star Trek, you know

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Nope featurette goes behind the scenes of Jordan Peele’s horror epic

by Natalie Kiser

Last week, a TV spot for Nope , the upcoming “horror epic” from Get Out and Us writer/director Jordan Peele, revealed something that some viewers didn’t want to see until Nope reaches theatre screens on July 22nd. Now a behind-the-scenes featurette has arrived online… and this video is actually pretty safe. It doesn’t show much from the movie other than a lot of shots of people running around and cowering from a threat that is coming from above. It does reveal that Keith David

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Foo Fighters announce ‘The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts’

by Ricardo Johnson

Foo Fighters have shared details of two ‘Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts’ that will take place this September. READ MORE: Taylor Hawkins, 1972 – 2022: Foo Fighters drummer who always stole the show Hawkins, the band’s drummer since 1997, died in Bogotá, Colombia on March 25. He was 50 years old. Together with the rock icon’s family, Foo Fighters will celebrate Hawkins’ memory and music at two special gigs in London and Los Angeles. ‘The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts’ w

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Face/Off sequel director describes film as a Nicolas Cage movie

by Natalie Kiser

The most recent Nicolas Cage movie, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent – in which Cage plays a fictional version of himself – is now available on digital… and if director Adam Wingard gets his way, one of the next Cage movies we’ll have to look forward to is Face/Off 2 . Wingard was hired to direct the Face/Off sequel at the start of 2021, and in a new interview Empire he has confirmed that the project is still in the works. And it’s being written with Cage in mind. Wing

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Clickbait Horror Satire ‘What Happens Next Will Scare You’ Now Available on VHS from Lunchmeat!

by Susan Ryant

Independent distributor Mutiny Pictures has shared with Bloody a first look at the art and trailer for writer/director Jeff Seemann’s tourist horror film Terror Trips . In the film… “Six friends start a business, providing guided tours to the shooting locations of the world’s most famous horror films, until they find the one spot where the horror is real.” Terror Trips features V/H/S favorite Hannah Fierman alongside Abigail Esmena (Hard Kill, Don’t Tell a Soul), Chaney Morrow (

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BTS’ Jungkook explains why he deleted all his Instagram posts

by Ricardo Johnson

BTS member Jungkook has revealed why he deleted all the posts on his personal Instagram account. READ MORE: Kang Daniel talks ‘The Story’: “I came to love myself more than anything else” Last week, the singer wiped his Instagram account clean of posts and story highlights. Several fans has managed to capature the K-pop idol in action while he was deleting his Instagram feed, with some speculating that the deletion might have been a glitch on the social media platform. As I witne

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Tales of the Walking Dead images unveiled as AMC announces August premiere date

by Natalie Kiser

AMC released a teaser trailer for their upcoming anthology series Tales of the Walking Dead a couple months ago (you can watch it in the embed above), but at that time they only said that the show would premiere sometime this summer. Now the network has announced that Tales of the Walking Dead will begin airing at 9pm on Sunday, August 14th. “Additionally, AMC+ subscribers will get the watch the first two episodes that night before all remaining episodes hit the streaming service one

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The School for Good and Evil teaser introduces a dark fairy tale world filled with wonders

by Natalie Kiser

When you mix Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with an Elden Ring aesthetic, what do you get? You get Netflix’s The School For Good And Evil teaser! In this outrageous romp through a twisted land, best friends Sophie and Agatha find themselves on opposing sides of a modern fairy tale when they’re swept away into an enchanted school where young heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance of good and evil. The School For Good And Evil teaser was conjured for Netf

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BTS share first teaser for ‘Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment In Life)’

by Ricardo Johnson

BTS have shared the first teaser for their new single and video ‘Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment In Life)’. The track will feature on the band’s upcoming anthology album ‘Proof’, which arrives on Friday (June 10). READ MORE: BTS live in LA: a euphoric return to live performance for the K-pop juggernauts In the teaser, the seven members of the Korean group are seen in individual scenes in a desert-like setting. Singer V stands holding a rose and looking off into the dist

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Mysterious New ‘Smile’ Theatrical Teaser Brings Unsettling Grin and Release Date

by Susan Ryant

This morning kicked off with the official trailer for Prey , the brand new installment in the Predator franchise that’s coming exclusively to Hulu on August 5. From 20th Century Studios, the return of the franchise is directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), with Amber Midthunder (“Legion”) starring as a Comanche woman who takes on the ultimate hunter. Producer Jhane Myers has revealed something really cool about Prey in the wake of the trailer dropping, telling ComicBook.

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Prey trailer and poster released for latest entry in the Predator franchise

by Natalie Kiser

A few weeks ago, Hulu unveiled a teaser trailer for the film Prey , a new entry in the Predator franchise that is coming to the streaming service on August 5th. (Outside the U.S., Prey will be available to watch on Star+ and Disney+ Star.) Now a full trailer for the film has arrived online, and you can check it out in the embed above. The trailer starts out with a dodgy CGI bear, but it gets better as it goes and ends up showing off some cool, intriguing action moments. Confirmed to ta

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Phoenix share ‘Alpha Zulu’ music video and announce new tour dates

by Ricardo Johnson

Phoenix have released the music video for their new single ‘Alpha Zulu‘ alongside news of North American and European tour dates. The Pascal Teixeira-directed video, the concept of which came from the band and also saw contributions from Emma Besson and Louis Bes, was shared today (June 7). Watch below. It comes as the French band announce a new tour with some dates supported by Porches. Tickets go on general sale this Friday (June 10) at 10am local time here. Phoenix’s 2022 tour da

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First Kill: teen vampire finds love in clip from Netflix series

by Natalie Kiser

The teen vampire series First Kill will be premiering on the Netflix streaming service on June 10th, and four days out from the show’s release Netflix has shared a brief clip from the show. You can check it out in the embed above. In this clip, we see Sarah Catherine Hook (The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It) as teenage vampire Juliette and Imani Lewis (Vampires vs. the Bronx) as vampire hunter Calliope – and the start of the romance between the two. First Kill is based on a

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‘The Menu’ Teaser Trailer – Anya Taylor-Joy Experiences a True Culinary Nightmare

by Susan Ryant

The all-horror streaming service SCREAMBOX is now powered by Bloody Disgusting, and we’re excited to let you know that the next SCREAMBOX Original is PussyCake , a gore-fest from Argentina that will be available On Digital Streaming on Screambox August 30! With reverence for many of the eighties classics we love, including Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead(!), Pablo Parés‘ PussyCake promises monsters, inter-dimensional journeys, kickass music and of course, lots of gore. Watch the PussyCake trai

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FKA twigs teases new track for “baddies” called ‘Killer’

by Ricardo Johnson

FKA twigs has shared the release date and album art for an upcoming single called ‘Killer’. Watch a clip featuring the track below. Today (June 6) twigs posted on her Instagram and Twitter accounts, telling fans that they could pre-save the yet-to-be released track. “KILLER out June 16th pre-save now,” she wrote, adding that the track would be “for baddies with a tear in their eye.” The singer also shared the “beautiful artwork” for the single, which features twigs and the sil

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Fargo Season 5 will star Jon Hamm, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Juno Temple

by Natalie Kiser

The next season of Fargo is finally on the way. It was announced today that Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Jennifer Jason Leigh (Atypical), and Juno Temple (Ted Lasso) will star in season 5 of Noah Hawley’s Fargo. Plot details surrounding Fargo season 5 are being kept under wraps, but we do know that it will be set in 2019 and will answer the questions, “when is a kidnapping not a kidnapping, and what if your wife isn’t yours?” Jon Hamm, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Juno Temple will play Roy, Lor

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BTS announce live event to mark anthology album ‘Proof’

by Ricardo Johnson

BTS have announced a new live event to mark their 9th anniversary and the release of their new anthology album ‘Proof’. The Korean group will share the three-disc release, which collates some of their biggest tracks alongside new songs and previously unreleased demos, on Friday (June 10). READ MORE: BTS live in LA: a euphoric return to live performance for the K-pop juggernauts Earlier today (June 6), a poster for the ‘Proof’ Live event was shared on the band’s social media cha

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The Sandman teaser trailer reveals August premiere date for Neil Gaiman series

by Natalie Kiser

Adaptations of Neil Gaiman‘s The Sandman comic book series have spent decades in development hell – but now one has finally made it into production at the Netflix streaming service, and the newly released teaser trailer embedded above reveals that fans of The Sandman will finally get the chance to see its characters brought to life in live-action on August 5th. Described as “a rich, character-driven blend of myth and dark fantasy”, the ten episode first season of The Sandman sta

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[Review] ‘Watcher’ Is an Atmospheric and Stylish Paranoid Thriller Starring Maika Monroe

by Susan Ryant

The all-horror streaming service SCREAMBOX is now powered by Bloody Disgusting, and we’re excited to let you know that the next SCREAMBOX Original is PussyCake , a gore-fest from Argentina that will be available On Digital Streaming on Screambox August 30! With reverence for many of the eighties classics we love, including Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead(!), Pablo Parés‘ PussyCake promises monsters, inter-dimensional journeys, kickass music and of course, lots of gore. Watch the PussyCake trai

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‘Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’ songwriter Paul Vance has died

by Ricardo Johnson

Paul Vance, the songwriter behind ‘Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’ and more pop classics has died at the age of 92. Vance – real name Joseph Paul Florio – was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 4, 1929. His songwriting partnership with Lee Pockriss produced more than 300 songs including the aforementioned 1960 worldwide hit ‘Itsy Bitsy…’ and other chart-topper ‘Catch A Falling Star’, which was performed by Perry Como and released in 1957. ‘Itsy Bitsy

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Awesome Artists We’ve Found Around The Net: Leke Fonge

by Natalie Kiser

For years, Awesome Art We’ve Found Around The Net has been about two things only – awesome art and the artists that create it. With that in mind, we thought why not take the first week of the month to showcase these awesome artists even more? Welcome to “Awesome Artist We’ve Found Around The Net.” In this column, we are focusing on one artist and the awesome art that they create, whether they be amateur, up and coming, or well established. The goal is to uncover these artists so

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20-Film Dario Argento Retrospective in NYC Will Include New 4K Restorations and ‘Dark Glasses’ Premiere

by Susan Ryant

Carter Smith’s  feature debut, 2008’s  The Ruins , unleashed brutal body horror, not for the squeamish. While the director’s latest,  Swallowed , presents a return to the realm of body horror, it adheres closer to the queer life crisis theme of Smith’s  Into the Dark: Midnight Kiss  with its overarching narrative. Body horror incites a metamorphosis for its lead character and the shifting genres. Lifelong friends Benjamin ( Cooper Koch ) and Dom ( Jose Colon ) spen

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Atlanta rapper Trouble has died, aged 34

by Ricardo Johnson

Atlanta rapper Trouble (aka Mariel Semonte Orr) has died at age 34, it was confirmed over the weekend. The artist’s death was shared in a social media post on June 5 by Def Jam Recordings. Alongside a photo of Orr – who was also known as Skoob – the label wrote: “A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented. RIP Skoob.” According to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (per WSB-TV ), Orr was shot around 3:20am on Sunday June 5, in the Atla

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Top Gun: Maverick is set to become the highest-grossing film of Tom Cruise’s career

by Natalie Kiser

Top Gun: Maverick , based on early weekend estimates, is going to have a record-breaking second weekend coming off of the Memorial Day holiday, and once we clear business on Sunday, the film will be the highest-grossing film of Tom Cruise’s career. Deadline is reporting, based on early estimates, that Top Gun: Maverick will likely decline a very slim 33% to about $84.5 million this weekend. That would put the film at $290 million by the end of the day on Sunday which would give Tom Cru

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Lorde says she’s “getting nearer” to writing nothing but big pop songs

by Ricardo Johnson

Lorde has thanked fans for the support of third album ‘Solar Power’ and said she’s “getting nearer” to writing nothing but “bangers” again. READ MORE: Lorde: “I feel like I can see my world and myself a lot clearer now” Lorde’s third album saw the artist move away from the all out euphoria of 2017’s ‘Melodrama’ to create something more introspective and delicate. Speaking at the third and final night of her residency at London’s Roundhouse (June 3), Lorde revea

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Dermot Mulroney Joins the Cast of ‘Scream 6’!

by Susan Ryant

Carter Smith’s  feature debut, 2008’s  The Ruins , unleashed brutal body horror, not for the squeamish. While the director’s latest,  Swallowed , presents a return to the realm of body horror, it adheres closer to the queer life crisis theme of Smith’s  Into the Dark: Midnight Kiss  with its overarching narrative. Body horror incites a metamorphosis for its lead character and the shifting genres. Lifelong friends Benjamin ( Cooper Koch ) and Dom ( Jose Colon ) spen

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Braek: John Fallon horror thriller starring Kevin Interdonato has wrapped production!

by Natalie Kiser

A while back, we shared the news that Arrow in the Head founder John Fallon was teaming up with Kevin Interdonato of City on a Hill and the indie hit  Bad Frank (review here) for a horror thriller called Braek . Now we can confirm that, as recently reported by Deadline, Braek has wrapped production! Michael Noureyh (Drive, Batman v. Superman) is presently editing the picture with Fallon.  Fallon directed the film from a screenplay he wrote with Interdonato, who was joined in the cast b

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‘The Northman’ Now Available to Stream on Peacock!

by Susan Ryant

Carter Smith’s  feature debut, 2008’s  The Ruins , unleashed brutal body horror, not for the squeamish. While the director’s latest,  Swallowed , presents a return to the realm of body horror, it adheres closer to the queer life crisis theme of Smith’s  Into the Dark: Midnight Kiss  with its overarching narrative. Body horror incites a metamorphosis for its lead character and the shifting genres. Lifelong friends Benjamin ( Cooper Koch ) and Dom ( Jose Colon ) spen

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Yungblud on working with Ozzy Osbourne on the ‘Funeral’ video: “He said he saw a lot of himself in me”

by Ricardo Johnson

Yungblud has opened up about working with Ozzy Osbourne on the video for his latest single ‘Funeral’, in which the Black Sabbath star and wife Sharon made a cameo. The Doncaster rock star was talking to NME for this week’s Big Read cover story, ahead of the release of his self-titled third album, which will be released in September. READ MORE: The Big Read with Yungblud – “This album is about reclaiming my name and humanising the caricature” In between live clips, the ‘Fune

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Interceptor Review

by Natalie Kiser

Plot: The tough and reality-bruised Captain JJ Collins finds herself in charge of a lone nuclear missile interceptor base in the middle of the Pacific Ocean after she is wrongfully drummed out of her dream job at the Pentagon. When a simultaneous coordinated attack then threatens the base itself, Collins comes face-to-face with the charismatic yet crooked Alexander Kessel, a former US military intelligence officer intent on carrying out an unthinkable plan. With only minutes on the clock

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Jeff Beck confirms joint album release date with Johnny Depp

by Ricardo Johnson

Jeff Beck has provided fans with an update about the release of his joint album with Johnny Depp, after news of their collaboration first emerged in 2020. Beck, who has been joined by Depp as a guest guitarist on his UK tour recently, told the audience at The Sage, Gateshead last night (June 2) that the album “will be out in July”. “I met this guy five years ago and we’ve never stopped laughing since. We actually made an album. I don’t know how it happened. It will be out in July,

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Morbius theatrical re-release already an epic failure following the film trending on social media

by Natalie Kiser

Just because your film is trending on social media doesn’t mean that there is some kind of renewed interest in it. Sony Pictures seemed to think that the online mockery and “meme” generated recently by their critically maligned Marvel effort, Morbius , meant that the movie could get a little extra boost at the box office if they re-issued the Jared Leto-led misfire into more theaters. This was not to be as the theatrical re-release has already turned out to be an epic failure. Accor

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Chattanooga Film Festival’s Second Wave Includes ‘The Leech’ and ‘Night Shift’!

by Susan Ryant

The Fantasia International Film Festival is heading back to theaters this year, celebrating its 26th edition with a dynamic in-person program of screenings, workshops, and launch events running from July 14 through August 3, 2022. While the festival’s full lineup will be announced in late June, Bloody Disgusting has the first wave of titles and a special Career Achievement Award for a hugely influential Hong Kong artist whose extraordinary work was foundational to the festival’s formation.

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Ms. Marvel: 6 Things We Learned from the Press Conference

by Natalie Kiser

With one week until the premiere of Marvel Studios and Disney+ series Ms. Marvel, we were invited to attend the press conference featuring the cast and creative team behind the series. With a large and diverse cast, there was a lot of discussion about all the new elements that this series brings to the MCU. From the first South Asian superhero to the first teen-centric series to the first Muslim hero, this show has a lot going on. After a long wait, everyone is very excited to check it ou

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Watch Sam Neill and Laura Dern reunite in new ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ clip

by Ricardo Johnson

A new clip from Jurassic World: Dominion has been released, which sees original Jurassic Park stars Sam Neill and Laura Dern reprising their roles. In the footage, which you can see via Complex , Neill’s Dr. Alan Grant and Dern’s Dr. Ellie Sattler are in a helicopter flying above territory controlled by the corporation Biosyn, and observe a huge dreadnoughtus dinosaur. The new film sees both actors returning to the franchise for the first time since 2001’s Jurassic Park III. It’s

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The Northman is now streaming on Peacock

by Natalie Kiser

If you’re looking for something to watch this weekend, you might want to consider The Northman. Robert Eggers’ Viking epic starring Alexander Skarsgård will be released on 4K UHD and Blu-ray next week, but The Northman is now available for streaming on Peacock. The Northman is “an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father’s murder.” In addition to Alexander Skarsgård, The Northman also stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang

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Elton John says he’s “in top health” after being spotted in a wheelchair

by Ricardo Johnson

Elton John has reassured fans that he’s ok after he was pictured in a wheelchair ahead of his performance for Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. The pop legend, whose pre-recorded performance will be shown at tomorrow’s (June 4) celebration at Buckingham Palace, clarified the situation on his Instagram. “I want to thank all my fans for reaching out to ask about my health, after the tabloids ran a silly story about my [sic] ‘looking frail’ in a wheelchair. “The true story is

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What To Stream This Weekend

by Natalie Kiser

Trying to figure out what to stream this weekend? Are you inundated with streaming services, cable channels, and a backlog of movies? Well, wonder no more. We here at JoBlo.com watch our fair share of entertainment and have some recommendations for what you should check out. Come back each week for a fresh selection of recommendations! What to Stream this Weekend June 3 – 5 Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+) Following the two-episode premiere of the long-awaited Star Wars series, Obi-Wan Kenobi d

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‘Welcome to Hell’ Trailer – SCREAMBOX Original Heavy Metal Horror Movie Gives Birth to Satan This July!

by Susan Ryant

The latest from The Witch and The Lighthouse director Robert Eggers,  The Northman is headed to Digital, 4K and Blu-ray the week of June 6, but first up it’s now available on Peacock. Peacock is right now the ONLY place you can stream The Northman! You can also rent the film for $19.99 on VOD outlets including Amazon, or purchase The Northman digitally for $24.99. Those digital prices won’t go down until next week. Described as “an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking p

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The Orville: New Horizons TV Review

by Natalie Kiser

Plot: Set 400 years in the future, The Orville: New Horizons finds the crew of the USS Orville continuing their mission of exploration, as they navigate both the mysteries of the universe and the complexities of their own interpersonal relationships. Review: When The Orville premiered on FOX back in 2017, Seth MacFarlane’s homage to Star Trek felt like a live-action Family Guy set in outer space. With some raunchy humor mixed in with science fiction tropes, most critics were unkind

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Lil Xan quits own tour following dispute with support act

by Ricardo Johnson

Lil Xan has dropped out of his own tour following a dispute with his support act. In a post on Instagram, support band Dropout Kings told fans that their Florida gigs in Tampa and Jacksonville this week were both cancelled. “Straight up fuck Lil Xan 100% I don’t even care,” they wrote on Instagram. “Dude is a total piece of shit for doing this to all the artists and staff involved in this. Decided to do this to everyone after everyone already left for tour, then doesn’t even show up

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The Lives of Christopher Lee: An Icon at 100

by Susan Ryant

Some people seem to fit multiple lifetimes’ worth of experience into one. Christopher Lee was one of these. Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was born 100 years ago on May 27, 1922 to Lieutenant Colonel Geoffrey Lee and the Contessa Estelle Marie Carandini Lee. The actor who would later become world famous for playing Dracula joked in his autobiography Tall, Dark and Gruesome that “at the same time that I was being made, so was Nosferatu.” His mother had a royal pedigree that could be trace

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