Halloween Horror Fest: Honoring Director Wes Craven

The horror genre has lived on largely thanks to innovation. Whenever something started to get stale, new directors stepped in to offer something different. Director Wes Craven (Aug. 2, 1939-Aug. 30, 2015) was one of them. A prime example came in 1984, when his picture “A Nightmare on Elm Street” came out and threw in…
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Movie Report: Director Christopher Nolan To Meet With Library Of Congress On Film Preservation

Filmmaker Christopher Nolan will meet with a Library of Congress official next month according to Variety. The meeting will be with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and will focus on the idea of film preservation, Variety reports. The event is scheduled to take place on Nov. 2 at the Coolidge Auditorium and will also include…
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REVIEW: Despite A Lack Of R-Rated Slasher Moments, ‘Happy Death Day’ Is Still Plenty Of Fun

Did the film “Groundhog Day” start a genre? With films like “Edge of Tomorrow” and now “Happy Death Day,” it’s starting to seem so. The latter was just released this past weekend and follows the story of Theresa (Jessica Rothe), who goes by the nickname Tree. A college student and a sorority member, Tree is…
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Halloween Horror Fest: Honoring Director George A. Romero

The concept of zombies existed long before 1968. The first known film related to zombies was actually released in 1932, which was “White Zombie.” However, the zombies at that time were more related to magic and voodoo and it wasn’t until the late 60s that the modern zombie movie was created. It was all thanks…
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Monday Movie Report: Movie Trailers Drop At New York Comic-Con

This year’s New York Comic-Con served as an opportunity for new movie trailers to debut. For example, the first full trailer for the sequel “Pacific Rim: Uprising” was unveiled during a panel with the film’s star John Boyega and director Steven S. DeKnight. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Boyega said “I can tell you that…
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