Month: May 2016

The Witch (2016) – When the Devil Tricks a Devout

Debutant writer-director Robert Eggers hits the right punch at the right time with the film The Witch when the horror genre is challenging filmmakers to live up to the high expectations in terms of subject matter, narration, and elements of scare that should no way be cliché. If I have to introduce the film in just one […]

Trailer: ‘EQUITY,’ Set in a Modern Wall Street

EQUITY is a smart Wall Street thriller directed by Indian American filmmaker Meera Menon, whose directorial debut, “Farah Goes Bang,” won the inaugural Nora Ephron Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013. The film’s trailer has recently surfaced on the internet, and from the looks of it, it will be one of the female-driven […]

Inferno – Tom Hanks returns for a new Dan Brown bestselling novel

The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard, was released ten years ago, and now he is back with another film adaptation of Dan Brown’s bestselling novel Inferno, starring none other than Tom Hanks. He reprises his role as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, opposite Felicity Jones as Dr. Sienna Brooks. Below is the first teaser […]

Assassin’s Creed (2016) – This film adaptation of the videogame stars Michael Fassbender

Last week, we saw the first trailer for the highly anticipated film adaptation of the video game Assassin’s Creed, which features Michael Fassbender in action. We can still hope for some real action with an original storyline that is an extension of its video game mythology, despite the fact that most game-turned movies, with the […]

Woody Allen’s Café Society Opens on July 15

Woody Allen, Hollywood’s award-winning filmmaker, is set to release another of his works, Café Society, on July 15th. The film had its world premiere at the 69th Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22). Allen, who has been active as an artist and filmmaker for the last six decades, is still working at the age of 80, […]

Fight Valley – MMA Action Thriller

Fight Valley is an MMA action thriller starring some of the big names from UFC. Directed by Rob Hawk who has also made a film entitled “COLD” starring UFC fighter Felice Herring seems obsessed with Mixed Martial Arts. Nevertheless, this one starring Miesha Tate and Holly Holm looks without any heart or soul. The film is […]

‘1920 London’ – Hindi Horror Film Review

The Hindi-language horror flick 1920 London is the third installment in the 1920 film franchise [1920 (2008) and 1920: Evil Returns (2012)], starring Sharman Joshi & Meera Chopra. While the earlier two films had moderate success at the box office, this one is not better than its predecessors. It seems the director is obsessed with oversold, passé horror elements. At the start […]

The Boy (2016) – More a Thriller than a Horror

The Boy is directed by William Brent Bell, who is known for his horror films such as Stay Alive (2006) and The Devil Inside (2012). The film has its share of tense moments and good acting, but it falls flat in the second half as it transitions from horror to thriller. The Boy, starring Lauren […]

Black Widow: Marvel To Confirm Solo Movie

Marvel Studios CEO Kevin Feige recently stated that one character they are creatively and emotionally committed to doing is Black Widow, fueling speculation for a standalone film starring the character. Scarlett Johansson’s character, Black Window, first appeared in Iron Man 2 (2010) and has since appeared in The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), […]

THE CONJURING 2 – Releasing in June

After the massive success of director James Wan’s The Conjuring, it was evident that a sequel is on the card. Now, after nearly three years, the sequel is set to be released on June 10, 2016. Wan who is known for horror franchises such as Saw and Insidious, is most likely going to create another […]

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