Trailer of the Week: ‘Home Sweet Hell’

Could Home Sweet Hell be the movie that makes us love to hate Katherine Heigl again instead of hate to hate her?

'Annabelle' Was Scary Enough to Make Me Sleep With the Lights On

‘Annabelle’ Was Scary Enough to Make Me Sleep With the Lights On

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Following the likes of Freddy Krueger’s glove, Jason Voorhees mask, the Scream mask and, of course, the Chucky doll, the crazy-eyed, pig-tailed doll from Annabelle has officially become a horror movie icon. That doll has become the source of nightmares and chills for all who were victim to last year’s uber-successful, piss-in-your-pants haunted house extravaganza, The Conjuring. That said, it…

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'Gone Girl' Reimagined with an All Black Cast

‘Gone Girl’ Reimagined with an All Black Cast

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I didn’t read Gone Girl and I have tried my hardest to avoid anything about the movie because I wanted to go in blind when I went to go watch it. The only thing I knew was that it was a story about a dude who may or may not have killed his wife. After watching it, it could very well be the best story about a dude who may or may not have killed his wife.

So before I get into my re-imagining of…

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Liam N33son Continu3s to Us3 His V3ry Particular S3t of Skillz in ‘Tak3n’

There’s a trailer for Tak3n (a.k.a. Taken 3: S3t of Skillz to Pay the Billz) and it seems like the most taken-est and most…

My First Experience With ‘Pippin’

My First Experience With ‘Pippin’

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I didn’t know anything about Pippinbefore it won four Tony Awards including the Best Musical Revival. Even then, I had no idea what this musical was about. All I knew was that it had something to do with a circus and it had a bunch of Fosse-esque dance moves. That said, I was on my way to understanding the magic of this classic…but before getting fully invested in this musical, I had to…

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Watch the New Trailer For ‘Inherent Vice’, the Paul Thomas Anderson Movie We All Deserve

I’m on board with this strictly for Joaquin Phoenix’s mutton chops, Josh Brolin barking in Japanese, and whatever…

Movie Moment of the Week: Terry Crews on ‘White Chicks’

White Chicks is the greatest movie of the Golden Age of Wayans Brothers cinema. The movie was randomly on cable yesterday and I caught it right in time for this particular scene:

Chatting With Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi, Directors of ‘The Boxtrolls’

Chatting With Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi, Directors of ‘The Boxtrolls’

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There’s a certain charm to stop-motion animation that will never be accomplished with any CG-generated animated feature. It’s just not possible. Stop-motion animation is like a hug for the eyes. It’s delightful and it just makes you smile. There’s something retro, yet timeless about it — and as of now, directors/master animators Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi have become kings of this domain.

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Listen to Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, and Craig Johnson Sing the Praises of Kim Catrall

Listen to Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, and Craig Johnson Sing the Praises of Kim Catrall

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In case you missed it, my interview with Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, and director Craig Johnson for Skeleton Twins went up on Paste Magazine and it was grand ol’ good time (read it in its entirety here).

I’ve seen the movie twice in the theater already (yes, it’s that good and you should see it immediately) and there is one particular scene that will forever go down as one of the best musical…

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‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ is Your New Favorite Movie to Get Excited About

Dapper suits! British accents! Spies! A villainess with prosthetic legs! Caine! Firth! Strong! Samuel L. Jackson saying “fuck”!