Jhere’s a visual gag in Top Coat, Michelle Law’s new play, where a character ostensibly raises a large format towards us. “FREAKY FRIDAY 3 FLOPS,” the title reads, above an image from the beloved Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis film that has become synonymous with body swapping. Since its release in 2003, Freaky Friday …

Studios really need to stop ruining a director’s vision. Directors like Wes Craven, unfortunately, are victims of interference that causes their films to become inferior products. With Zack Snyder’s Justice League showing how different a studio cut can be from the director’s cut, horror fans are begging for similar treatments. Movies such as Nightblood and …

“I always tend to go back to the idea that Hitchcock was the supremely calculating exploiter of the medium’s full gamut of possibilities. Mainstream and avant-garde, Hollywood and non-Hollywood, editing and feature film, silent and sound, male focus and female accent, and much more,” Charles Barr, author of English Hitchcock, told BBC Culture. “Post-1960 freedoms …

Minions: The Rise of Gru has a surprising demo to thank for setting off 4th of July box office fireworks with one of the best animated tentpole openings in history: Male Teens and Male Young Adults. The #GentleMinions TikTok meme gained momentum throughout the long holiday weekend as Gen Z men showed up in theaters …

Express press service What would happen if men had to have abortions? Consider the circumstances they might encounter and the conversations they would have. Say it out loud and act out the scene in front of a large group of strangers. This could cause nervousness in some, excitement in others, or perhaps a culmination of …

28 Days Later redefined zombie horror with its depiction of a country fallen into savagery, but Selena’s darkest moment wasn’t on the big screen. Danny Boyle’s ‘fast zombie’ horror film that redefines the genre 28 days later – and its sequel 28 weeks later — is one of the most iconic portrayals of the walking …

By Titus Techera* Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola’s cinematic masterpiece shines a light on how attempts to overthrow American institutions in the name of superior personal justice can fail catastrophically. Ultimately, human nature will not be subverted. This month, the Tribeca Film Festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the premiere of The Godfather, an …

Soderbergh and Tatum teamed up to independently produce the film on a measly $7 million production budget. Warner Bros. wisely acquired the United States distribution rights, seeing the film’s commercial potential. The studio released “Magic Mike” in theaters right in the start of the summer movie season on June 29, 2012. What’s pretty remarkable is …

It is a universally recognized truth that if someone diss you in public, you must return the favor and get revenge. That’s true now in the age of Twitter, Instagram, and the Metaverse, and it was especially true two centuries ago when public appearances were paramount to establishing one’s social reputation and securing lucrative (and …

Of course, Master General “No” has taste! Most of us have been fans of Jordan Peele since his mad tv days. So of course when Key and Peele dropped we were there too. However, avid horror fans couldn’t help but notice the nods to some of our beloved horror movies. Long story short, Peele went …

“Plaza Suite,” Neil Simon’s revival that stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, has been a box office juggernaut since its debut last spring. The show became the third highest-grossing play revival in Broadway history, grossing $26.4 million in ticket sales last weekend. This ranks just behind the 2014 revival of “It’s Only a Play”, …

By Karen Isaacs/Zip06.com • 06/30/2022 04:00 AM EST Swing in Ivoryton: Smokey Joe’s Cafe takes the stage in Ivoryton until Sunday, July 31 and the temperature will rise. This review of Lieber and Stoller songs will keep the joint jumping with songs like “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog,” “Love Potion No. 9,” and more. For tickets, …

Margaret Doris Hawkins was born on September 6, 1927, in Nashville, the older of two children of David Hawkins, an insurance agent, and Jessie (McBurnett) Hawkins. Margaret and her brother, David, attended public schools. In a 1975 article for the Jehovah’s Witnesses publication Awake, she described herself as “a sick, often lonely and very shy …

The Broadway box office was flat last week, with total receipts of $30,789,627 showing a 4% increase from the previous week, even with two fewer shows on the boards. Of particular note, A strange loop and GM retained their post-Tony Award strength: Both productions were among the sold-out houses on the list. A strange loopwhich …

Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khattar and Siddhant Chaturvedi have unveiled the first poster and release date for their horror comedy, ‘Phone Bhoot’. Taking to their respective Instagram handles, the actors captioned, “PhoneBhoot ki duniya mein aapka swagat hai. Arriving October 7, 2022 to theaters near you.” In the photo, the trio of Katrina, Ishaan …

Over the years, the horror genre has created many iconic villains. From silent stalkers like Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees to crowd favorite Freddy Krueger, franchises have been created based solely on the strength of these villains’ characters. With these villains spanning decades and cultivating a cult of personality, it’s easy to overlook some of …

The big screen debut of Marcel the shell with shoes opened to $170,000 on six screens in New York and Los Angeles, the weekend’s highest PSA of $28,267 for the iconic lone snail voiced by Jenny Slate. The fictional documentary about the adorable anthropomorphic mollusc comes from distributor A24, a distributor who manages to pay …

The upcoming 1Up film explores sexism in the world of competitive gaming and finds Ruby Rose playing the coach of a college esports team. The trailer for 1Up offers a first look at Ruby Rose’s latest film, which focuses on the world of competitive gaming. Directed by Kyle Newman, whose previous work includes Fanboys and …

Shah Rukh Khan, also known as “King Of Bollywood”, has been at the forefront of Indian film and entertainment industry for over 3 decades. The actor started out playing small roles in television series before branching out into film, his first film being Deewana which was a runaway success. While Deewana was his first theatrical …

‘Gatlopp’ is the Swedish word for ‘gauntlet’, and in a new horror-comedy of the same name, a group of old friends are reunited for the first time in years – and coerced by a seemingly innocuous board game to run a glove. If they don’t complete the game – which comes to life with dark, …

It’s impossible to imagine Dario Argento’s films without the eerie and unique melodies that play over the stunning images, many of which were provided by the Italian progressive rock band known as Leprechaun. Goblin’s unmistakable sounds can be heard in Dario Argento’s horror classics, including Suspiria and Dark redin the same way Phenomena and dark. …

Peele says the film’s title comes from the audible reaction he hopes it will elicit from audiences. In the five years since “Get Out” hit theaters, Jordan Peele has established himself as one of Hollywood’s most exciting purveyors of original genre films. His latest outing, “No,” is one of the summer’s most anticipated releases, with …

House Entertainment Bollywood Is Aditya Chopra mad at Akshay Kumar for the box office failure of Samrat Prithviraj? Director Chandraprakash Dwivedi reacts to rumors Samrat Prithviraj director Chandraprakash Dwivedi says his recent comments about Akshay Kumar were misinterpreted and he still stands by the star, despite the film’s infamous box office failure. Akshay Kumar in …

A woman tells the cop who stopped her in a carpool lane that she’s allowed to drive there because her pronouns are “they” and “them.” This is taken from a video from a conservative Christian satirical site called the bee of Babylon. Their humor gets millions of views. “Christian conservatives used to…. . be very …

When Kevin Bacon in the trailer for “They/Them” welcomes a group of queer teenagers to a gay conversion camp and promises them “a safe space” that will be inclusive for everyone, “safe” barely means that. you will not be murdered. “They/Them” is an LGBTQ+ horror-thriller from writer/director John Logan and the team at Blumhouse Productions, …

Park Avenue Armory will close its 2022 season with the North American premiere of a new commission from German artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt. Returning to the Armory following the 2016 presentation of his critically acclaimed Manifesto film installation, Rosefeldt will take over the 55,000 square foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall with Euphoria, a visually …

A dull Light year (NYSE: DIS) meant the movie couldn’t quite reach the top, falling behind still mighty dinosaurs like Jurassic World Dominion (NASDAQ: CMCSA) maintained their lead for a second consecutive week. The jurassic world the sequel lost 59% of its opening weekend company, but still landed at $59 million in domestic gross. It …

Jits French comedy-drama progresses along predictable, sentimental and somewhat implausible lines for the most part, improves with a sudden flash of realism, but then becomes horribly muddy in the home stretch with a contrived and manipulative denouement. Apparently it’s based on real events that happened in Sweden in the mid-1980s, but the final product still …

The best thing about The Quarry is its cast of camp counselors. Putting the characters first is key to the success of these horror experiences. 2K Courtesy Photo Release date: June 10, 2022 Developer: Supermassive games Platforms: PlayStation 5 [Played]PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC What about summer camps and slasher movies? There …

New oi-Ch Sowmya Sruthi | Updated: Monday, June 20, 2022, 11:23 AM [IST] Romantic comedy-drama by Vivek Athreya Ante Sundaraniki featuring the Natural Nani and Nazriya star is still in theaters although people haven’t warmed to it. The film was praised for its content, cast, and performances. However, Ante Sundaraniki couldn’t spin the magic numbers …

Although Russia’s war in Ukraine is no laughing matter, Ukrainians are learning to laugh about it anyway. Not because they want to. But because laughter can be like medicine. Serhiy Lipko will soon be sent to the battlefields of Ukraine. But he also worked as a comedian, a performer who tells jokes to make people …

The new found footage horror movie A town full of ghosts has just been released in digital, and the film shows that “certain cities must remain forgotten”. In the spirit of The Blair Witch Project, the film takes the concept of found footage out of the woods and into a remote Texas ghost town. As …

There’s no shortage of films about fatherhood in Hollywood, perhaps in part because the industry is still largely dominated by men exploring elements of their own lived experiences on the big screen. But just because it’s an oversaturated theme in the industry doesn’t mean it’s not fun to re-contextualize certain films that aren’t usually watched …

In its latest feat, Kamal Haasan’s starring action-thriller Vikram has crossed the ₹150 crores in its collection at the Tamil Nadu box office, becoming the highest-grossing film to ever rule the theaters in the southern state. Vikram, a high-octane action entertainment film starring Kamal Haasan, Fahadh Faasil and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles, overtook …

Bar bar us ke dar pe jata hoon; Halat ab iztaraab ki si hai Ye bhi to ek andaz e ilaj e ghum e jan hai; Ai chara garo dard barha kyon nahi daitay Ishrat e qatra hai darya mai fana ho jana; Dard ka hadh sai guzarna hai dawa ho jana But helpless parts …

As Until dawn, The career follows a set of characters as they fight to survive deadly stalkers and various other threats. The fates of nine camp counselors lie in the hands of the player, and the story splits into wildly different narrative paths based on decisions made at pivotal moments. It’s a familiar formula for …

Adam Piron is the Director of the Indigenous Program at the Sundance Institute, which identifies and supports Indigenous filmmakers through fellowships, grants, artist labs, screenings, and the Sundance Film Festival itself. Piron belongs to the Kiowa and Mohawk tribes. This feature is part of CNN Style’s Hypheated series, which explores complex questions of identity. Shaandiin …

Bollywood had a bad luck streak at the box office lately. While Sooryavanshi, Gangubai Kathiawadi, The Kashmir Files and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 hit moolah, other films like Dhaakad, Bachchan Paandey, Heropanti 2, Jersey and Jayeshbhai Jordaar crashed and burned at the box office. Some movies didn’t even have a decent opening. Speaking about the films’ …

JSerious, mid-budget studio comedy comes to life this week with HBO Max’s sleek remake of Father of the Bride, a mostly charming throwback to a time of great music, great speeches, and great cuisine. It’s a story told twice before, once in 1950 by Vincente Minnelli with the help of Spencer Tracy, then decades later …

The premise of a horror movie is crucial, because it’s what sells the movie to audiences hoping they’ve found their new favorite movie. Whether it’s classic films or new releases, the story is what draws people in, suggesting a terrifying ride full of surprises. Sometimes a movie has a silly premise that’s hard to take …

By Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Film Critic When comedic actor Adam Sandler took on the difficult role of a diamond dealer in the thrilling and captivating film Uncut Gems, he crosses a chasm. It was as if he had left his past behind and was determined to become a multi-faceted actor. Hustle proves this …

While it’s too early to tell what impact Sunday’s Tony Awards will have on the box office of the night’s winners and losers, figures from the week leading up to the ceremony show big gains for the multi-nominee (and eventual Best Musical winner) A strange loop. The Michael R. Jackson musical filled 98% of its …

EXCLUSIVE: Screen Media has acquired the North American rights to the road-trip comedy Nan moviewritten by Catherine Tate (Office) and Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso), with plans for a theatrical release and on demand day and date in July. The film will serve as the origin story for Joannie Taylor, aka Nan, the rude grandmother character …

Recipients conducting research on film and television, culture, literature, science and theater Left to right, Lindsey Co, Shamiya Ford, Emma Zinser, Evelyn McNelis and Emily Porter Siegel. Five Rider undergraduate students have each been selected for a $5,000 Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URSA) to pursue a research project in an area of ​​interest under the guidance …

New oi-Ch Sowmya Sruthi | Posted: Monday June 13th 2022, 11:21 AM [IST] Kannada actor Rakshit Shetty has ventured into the pan-India market with his latest film, 777 Charlie. The film is a story between a lonely Dharma and a gullible-eyed Labrador dog. Dharma pretty much lives on her own after losing her entire family …

Who doesn’t love curling up on the couch to watch a light-hearted romantic comedy in 22-minute segments? Well, apparently pretty much every big TV boss. It’s nothing new for shows to be canceled early, but some of the more egregious cancellations fall into the category of romantic comedies. I’m taking a walk down memory lane …

Kamal Haasan’s comeback film “Vikram” is breaking the box office. The movie has been raking moolah since day one of its release. The film which also stars Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil in the lead role has become one of the biggest Tamil hits of this year. The film also crossed Rs 200 crore worldwide …

There’s a delicate balance to be struck when talking about global crises in stand-up: make it funny without depressing people. Comedian Robert Mac regularly tiptoes this line. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. “Comedy and humor get people talking about serious topics,” he said from his home in Washington, D.C. “You might have a line …

Generation after generation falls in love with classic universal monsters. Bringing horror to the forefront of Hollywood, it’s no exaggeration to say that these movies changed hollywood forever. For many, these are the first horror movies we experience and we revisit them throughout our lives. RELATED: The Chilling Excitement Of Universal’s Classic Monsters The following …

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine tapped Dr. Heather Stone of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for a role in its film project “In Times of Crisis: Stories from the Gulf of Mexico.” “In Times of Crisis” will consist of three short films that illustrate how college and university researchers are partnering …

Vikram 6 Days Worldwide Collections at the box office Vikram Box Office Collections: Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil star action star Vikram has gotten off to a strong start at the box office. According to the latest update, Vikram has collected Rs 10.23 Cr shares at the box office from both Telugu states …

Michele Ravera: How are you? Paula Poundstone: I’m on the road again, which is fantastic! If I ever hear the word “zoom” again, I get PTSD. It’s so great to be in front of an audience again, and I can’t wait to go to Reno! Ravera: Has your approach to your observational humor changed during …

Low-budget special effects are an integral part of so-called “campy” horror. Although a bit difficult to define, camp is best understood as cheesy, excessive, and even silly. American critic Susan Sontag, in his 1964 essay Camp Notes, describes it as “the love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration”. There’s no genre that loves the …

EXCLUSIVE: Shout! Studios Acquired North American Screen Adaptation Rights The magic flutewhich is produced by Roland Emmerich. Directed by Florian Sigl, the film is a modern reimagining of Mozart’s operatic classic. The cast includes Jack Wolfe (the witcher), Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham (Amedee), Iwan Rheon (game of thrones), Stefi Celma (Call my agent), Asha …

Abhishek Bachchan’s Last Five Consecutive Releases All Came Out When The Covid Pandemic Hit Us Abhishek Bachchan’s last five consecutive releases all came out when the Covid pandemic hit us. Ludo, The Big Bull, Breathe-Into The Shadows, Bob Biswas, and recently Dasvi have all been released straight to the web, with the exception of Breathe …

One of Portland’s biggest pandemic hits will return this summer. Kickstand Comedy announced today that its popular Comedy in the Park program will return to Laurelhurst Park beginning July 1. The shows will be hosted by a stellar lineup of stand-ups: Seth Allen, Tory Ward and Jaren George, all members of the previous classes of …

A new episode of our WTF did happen to this horror movie? The video series has just been released, and in this one we look back at the making of director Tobe Hooper’s sequel to his 1974 classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Released in 1986, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (You understand HERE) went deep into …

WASHINGTON- The Howard University Multicultural Media Academy invites students to attend a free journalism workshop from June 20 to July 1, 2022. The 10-day virtual program is open to high school students and new grads entering college in the fall. The program will focus on how to use the power of multimedia journalism to cover …

Jared Leto Morbius flopped at the box office again after a re-release sparked by viral memes. After many delays, Sony Pictures has released Morbius, their final entry in their villain-centric Spider-Man Universe spin-off movies in April. The film, which stars Jared Leto in the lead role, received negative reviews from critics and disappointed at the …

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness director Sam Raimi wants to direct a Stephen King movie, which would bring his career full circle. Sam Raimi recently said he wanted to lead a Stephen King movie, and if he did, it would hark back to the beginnings of his career and come full circle. Many …

The Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood and Manushi Chhillar directed Samrat Prithviraj released in theaters yesterday i.e. 3rd June 2022 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The film directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi is based on Prithviraj Raso, a poem written by Chand Bardai, a court poet of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan in the 12th century. …

Christopher Landon is set to write and direct a remake of the 1990 horror comedy Arachnophobia. The original movie was a silly story about a small town, suddenly overrun by an infestation of killer spiders. Depending on who you are, it sounds hilarious or beyond terrifying. Christopher Landon is known for his pretty solid accomplishments …

Despite the recent horror film, X, receiving an incredible 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, the genre is difficult to master on its own. But add an experimental shooting technique and the list is significantly reduced. Moviegoers are likely to be familiar with recent “one-shot” films due, in large part, to the hugely popular film 1917, in …

After the 2020 presidential election, Donald Trump claimed he had been stripped of a second term as US president. And now a movie that pushes largely debunked conspiracy theories to support that claim has become a surprise hit in the US. Since its release in late May, “2000 Mules,” a film by Dinesh D’Souza, who …

Box office revenues are expected to hit a record high ₹12,515 crores in 2022, breaking the previous record of ₹10,948 crores in 2019 as audiences flock to cinemas in droves with revenge drinking after two years of covid-induced disruption, according to a report by media consultancy Ormax and investment in GroupM media. In fact, revenue …

What the world needs now is laughter. And more laughter. Then press the repeat button. And a few area entertainment promoters fill the bill with comedy nights once a month on weekends, June through September, at Journey Downtown in Vacaville. Frazier Trager Presents features a list of comedians who have appeared on HBO, Showtime, Comedy …

We have a new episode of the real slashers series of videos to share with you today, and in this one we revisit the 1982 classic The Slumber Party Massacre (Look at this HERE), the start of a franchise about killers who prefer to use big drills to take out their victims. Something interesting about …

Neil Nayyar, recently featured in The Sacramento Bee (California) for his mastery of 107 instruments, is set to make appearances and record music in commercials for Honda and will score two films in 2022 among other major projects. Neil Nayyar, a California teenager who masters 107 instruments from around the world, has made waves in …

BOB’S BURGERS: When Linda’s Christmas decorations are stolen, the Belchers set out to find the thief in the hour-long episode “The Bleakening” of BOBS BURGERS airing Sunday, December 10 (8:30-9:30 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX Image Collection via Getty Images) FOX Image Collection via Getty Images The only other weekend opening alongside Top …

2022 is shaping up to be an exciting year for horror movie lovers as there have been announcements for Halloween ends and Jeepers Creeper’s: Reborn, both should be released by the end of the year. All fans of this genre are eagerly awaiting new films – both sequels and originals. As viewers have experienced, horror …

American Horror Story star Emma Roberts returns to the horror genre with her latest film. And on Friday, Vertical Entertainment released the first official trailer for Abandoned which also stars John Gallagher Jr., Michael Shannon and Paul Schneider. In the film, Roberts and Gallagher Jr. play Sara and Alex, a married couple with a toddler …

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 31: (L to R) Daniel Radcliffe, Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum attend the UK Special Screening of ‘The Lost City’ at Cineworld Leicester Square on March 31, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage) Dave Benett/WireImage In addition to good news for Paramount this morning, Sandra Bullock and …

IAt number nine in a west London street live Peter (Reece Shearsmith) and Debbie (Amanda Abbington), a timorous couple who “die of manners”. They can’t communicate with their teenage children Alex (Gabriel Howell) and Rosie (Maddie Holliday), can’t stand their buzzy neighbor (Michael Simkins), and can’t believe they’ve agreed to host a guest – or, …

Rejoin American experience for a PAST FORWARD virtual conversation comparing real-life pandemics and their pop culture analogues. This conversation is inspired in part by their film, Plague at the Golden Gatenow streaming. Panelists will explore the popularity of books, movies and shows about viruses and pandemics, and connect what we see on screen to how …

For many decades, the four-day Memorial Day weekend has been a prime time for people to flock to movie theaters. While many schools across the country are still in session and people still have work to do, it’s the official kickoff to summer for many, which is why studios will frequently seize the weekend. for …

Nick Kroll brings the Middle-Aged Boy Tour to House of Blues | Courtesy of Nick Kroll Break your guts at these must-see live comedy shows and events in Houston in June 2022. If you’re looking for a laugh, then we’ve got you covered with some of the biggest headlining comedians, stand-up acts and other stellar …

Rewatching any genre of film from the 2000s will always be an interesting experience. Of course, hairstyles and clothing styles have changed a lot, so these things will stand out right away. When horror fans revisit films from this period, some stories that were originally scary no longer fit the bill, and sometimes plot twists …

Everything Everywhere All at Once proved its power at the box office. After beating another A24 movie, here’s why the movie was such a hit. How Everything everywhere all at once broke a big box office record. When it comes to the multiverse, writer-director duo Daniel Scheinert and Dan Kwan (known collectively as the Daniels) …

ExclusiveMonday, May 23, 2022, 3:14 p.m. by Jay Richardson Tom Allen writes another memoir, Too muchreflecting on the search for love and the death of his father The debut of comics in 2020, no shamebecame a Sunday Times bestseller Allen will also share stories from his travels in Japan and America in the new volume. …

Friday 13 (1980) wasn’t supposed to spawn a franchise, but it did, and after 12 movies, it’s obvious the fear factor has gone down. The series has never had the reputation of being as scary as The Exorcist or Tobe Hooper The Texas Chainsaw Massacrebut there are still a few installments that not only try …