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We’ve lived through a couple generations now of movies with various iterations of Magneto, Charles Xavier, Mystique….you get the idea. Now, a fresh superhero torch is being lit with “X-Men: The New Mutants,” and now we have our …

Nearly three-quarters of the way through the year, and most of the big hitters from last January’s Sundance have already hit theaters, with only a couple of the more awards-y contenders still to unspool, like “Call Me By Your Name,” “Mudbound” and “Nov…

Money, goes the saying, can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you pretty much everything else, including an infinite sense of privilege, and an evasion of the justice system. A billionaire can hoodwink millions of people into thinking he’s out to ser…

If there’s one thing that should make us all appreciate just how difficult a high-wire act is pulled off in films like “The Others,” “The Devil’s Backbone” or indeed J.A. Bayona‘s peerless “The Orphanage,” it may well be watching “Marrowbone,” the directorial debut from “The Orphanage” screenwriter, Sergio G. Sanchez. Handsomely shot, evocatively designed, solidly cast and terribly daft, it also presents your friendly neighborhood reviewer with something of a challenge. Continue reading Good-Looking But Silly, Overwrought Ghost Story ‘Marrowbone’ [San Sebastian Review] at The Playlist.

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.

The rumors are true: Anya Taylor-Joy, the young star of “The Witch,” and ”Game of Thrones” cast member Maisie Williams have been confirmed for “X-Men: New Mutants” a young-adult-style super hero movie being directed by Josh Boone (“The Fault In Our Stars”). The two actors had been rumored for the film more than a year ago. Continue reading ‘New Mutants’: ‘The Witch’ & ‘Game Of Thrones’ Stars Confirmed For ‘X-Men’ Spinoff at The Playlist.

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