When I interviewed director Mike Flanagan and producer Trevor Macy around the release of their 2017 Stephen King adaptation Gerald’s Game I asked them what was next. The reply was cryptic at best “We have a couple of other things cooking too but it’s a bit too premature to talk about them” they said “I […]
Following the sensationally scary Ringu (1998) and Kairo aka Pulse (2001) Chakushin ari also known as One Missed Call combines a slick supernatural story with an accurate critique of our obsession with technology that is far ahead of its time, all the while totally terrifying the audience.
You would think a movie starring the son of action legend Arnold Schwarzenegger and actress Maria Shriver as well as the son of acting titans Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon would be a bland Hollywood nepotistic nightmare however it seems both seeds of celebrity royalty have much darker urges when it comes to their acting.
When was the last time you were on a boat? Was it a ferry or a cruise ship or a sail boat or a yacht? Most important of all were you scared?
It is a sad fact that so many sequels are such trash that the few fantastic follow ups get forgotten. Thankfully that will not be the case with The Exorcist III a brilliant continuation of William Peter Blatty and William Friedkin’s 1973 masterpiece.
Mickey Rourke and Robert De Niro have both had hugely long and critically acclaimed carers. Audiences of every age will recognise them in standout films across the ages from Taxi Driver to 9½ Weeks, Goodfellas to Sin City, Heat to The Wrestler, Joker to Iron Man 2. However two of their best performances can be […]