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Ghosts, ghouls, vampires, demons—they've been frightening kids for centuries, and with good reason. But children's brains are strange, malleable places that can perceive even the most unassuming figures—a cute, helpful Jedi Grand Master, a cuddly elephantine creature, a precocious baby dinosaur—as sinister agents of terror. Which brings us to today's Halloween-inspired PopWatch Confessional: What's the unintentionally scary thing that frightened you most when you were a kid? (Bonus: Reading through is a great way to stealthily learn how old we all are.) Ashley Fetters, online news editor: I was about eight when I saw the original »
- EW staff
While it may be some time before we see a new film from "retired" director Steven Soderbergh, his latest experiment on the website Extension765.com may be the closest thing we get. The filmmaker posted a new black and white "silent" cut of the 1981 classic Raiders of the Lost Ark, which has absolutely no dialogue, but does feature music from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross scores for The Social Network and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Earlier this year, he cut together mash-ups of both the original version of Psycho and the 1998 remake on the website.
"(Note: This posting is for educational purposes only.)
I'm assuming the phrase "staging" came out of the theatre world, »
They brought the deranged atmosphere of a Mechagodzilla movie to many a Saturday morning with a wave of merchandise that delighted kids and baffled everyone else. Now Haim Saban’s Power Rangers are to make another attempt at conquering the movies with Lionsgate on board to smooth the path to inevitable carnage.
Debuting in 1993 (yes you really are that old) the Rangers are a group of fresh-faced multicultural teenagers who can transform themselves into a brightly-coloured team of warriors – imagine if The Stig from Top Gear was multiplied by six and redesigned by Kylie Minogue – in order to battle an array of giant day-glo robots and rubbery adversaries. The series utilized footage from the Japanese Super Sentai series of superhero escapades and was initially controversial for its cartoonish violence.
I was dragged along to the first theatrical release, Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie in 1995, in which the group faced »
- Steve Palace
Simon Pegg's latest flick, A Fantastic Fear of Everything, is available now on VOD and will be hitting limited theaters on February 7th. To celebrate, we have two new clips for you cats to sink your teeth into. Dig it!
Jack (Simon Pegg) is a children’s author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what should be his 'big break' rapidly turns into his 'big breakdown', »
- Uncle Creepy
Back in the early Summer of 2012 the UK saw the release of the Crispian Mills and Chris Hopewell co-directed comedy 'A Fantastic Fear of Everything'. And we had no idea that the Us is still yet to enjoy the movie from first time writer/director Mills. But thanks to Cinedigm the project, which stars Simon Pegg ('Star Trek into Darkness'), has been set with a VOD release on 7 January and then will be followed by a limited theatrical run from 7 February. A Fantastic Fear of Everything' also stars Amara Karan, Clare Higgins, Sheridan Smith, Paul Freeman and Alan Drake. »
5 items from 2014
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