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August 14, 2017

Thanks to our Patreon contributors, we have a special episode of The Film Stage Show today. After hitting a reward goal, we present the first episode of The Film Stage Show Classic where Michael Snydel, Bill Graham, and I discuss David Lynch’s debut film Eraserhead, released 40 years ago this year. If you …

Welcome to Dark Mood Woods: A Twin Peaks Podcast, in which Managing Editor Nick Newman and contributor Ethan Vestby discuss David Lynch’s return to long-form filmmaking. This summer, join us as we offer insight and knowledge only devoted fans can bring, along with the curiosity of what, exactly, has been happening …

One of  last year’s very best films was Robert Eggers‘ “The VVitch.”A haunting and chilling film more in line with Kubrick and Ingmar Bergman than your average horror movie. It was more artsy than gory, more interested in building up dread within its atmosphere than conveying up any easy jump scares. It’s astonishing that this was Eggers’ debut picture. Directed with such assured, effective, veteran-like clarity that you’d think it was envisioned by someone twice his age. Continue reading Anya Taylor-Joy Rejoins Her ‘Witch’ Director For ‘Nosferatu’ at The Playlist.

Which summer comic book movie took home the most Teen Choice Awards? What other Marvel Comics characters might be appearing in Silver and Black? Why don’t The Defenders meet in the premiere of the new series? Why did Geoff Johns leave Marvel Comics for DC Comics? What darkness is left …

Get Shorty was a hit movie in 1995, part of John Travolta’s post-Pulp Fiction comeback. He played Chili Palmer, a shylock who came to Hollywood to collect a debt from a producer (Gene Hackman) and fell in love with the movie business. The success of the movie inspired Elmore Leonard …

“The machine is incredible!” “Pure, unfiltered truth.” Ready to remember all of your memories? Lionsgate has debuted the official trailer for an indie sci-fi film titled Rememory, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. This is one of a few subtle indie sci-fi films that played at the festival, along with Marjorie Prime and The Discovery. The gimmick in this is a device that can extract, record and play a person’s memories. The inventor is found dead, and his wife retreats into her home until a mysterious man shows up and begins investigating what exactly happened. Peter Dinklage stars, with Julia Ormond, Martin Donovan, Evelyne Brochu, Henry Ian Cusick, and the late Anton Yelchin. The film received pretty bad reviews out of Sundance, and while I am somewhat intrigued, this trailer doesn’t really grab me. Here’s the first official trailer (+ poster) for Mark Palansky’s Rememory, direct from YouTube: Rememory explores the unexplained death of Gordon Dunn (Martin Donovan), …