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‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ Trailer Looks Prime For Theaters This Summer

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

Coming this summer is the newest installment in the Transformers franchise; Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. Creed 2 director Steven Caple Jr. will be the first to helm a core Transformers movie not named Michael Bay, but he’s not a complete stranger to the property having previously worked on the …

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‘IT LIVES INSIDE’ Trailer Looks To Eat Your Soul….Slowly

Neon just released the first trailer for the upcoming demonic horror film It Lives Inside and wow, this one is intense. Writer-director Bishal Dutta debuted this coming-of-age horror tale at the 2023 SXSW festival and while it doesn’t have a release date yet the trailer certainly seems to be in …

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Ari Aster’s ‘BEAU IS AFRAID’ – A Divisive Vision

If your central complaint about modern cinema is that we live in a world of sequels, prequels, requels, reboots, and a general sense of unoriginality, allow me to introduce you to Beau is Afraid. With his third feature, Ari Aster challenges the audience in a way not often seen in …

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Ti West’s ‘Pearl’ (2022): This Prequel Will Have You On A String – Movie Review


Earlier this year, Ti West brought us X, a glorious amalgamation of schlocky ’70s sexploitation slasher films made with a modern style of storytelling and visual aesthetic. Almost simultaneous to the release of X was the announcement of a prequel, Pearl, that would shift the setting from the ’70s back …

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Matt Sobel’s ‘Goodnight Mommy’ (2022): An Unnecessary Remake You’ll Forget By Morning – Movie Review

There is nothing inherently wrong with remakes. The telling and retelling of tales is a practice as old as humanity. But with the ability to record and mass produce books and films comes the question: “Is this necessary?” The bar for this isn’t that high. Some films hold up well …

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Death, Taxes, Laundry, And the Magic of Dan Quan and Daniel Scheinert’s ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ (2022)

Death, taxes, and laundry are the only guarantees in life for Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) before we join her on one of the most unexpected journeys this side of Tolkien. Everything Everywhere All At Once is a one-of-a-kind film that represents almost every genre of film and …

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Ti West’s ‘X’ (2022) Hits Its Mark – Movie Review

X is a welcome return to the horror genre for director Ti West. After years of assorted television work and the underrated Ethan Hawke western, In A Valley of Violence, the man behind House of the Devil is back to his roots with a gritty, wild ride of a slasher …

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PopHorror’s Top 10 Movie Sequels (Excluding Horror And Comic Films)

Sequels get a bad rap in the in Hollywood as being soulless money grabs or lazy attempts to recapture something. This can certainly be true in some instances, but in other times, a story needs more than one outing to be told. A good sequel doesn’t have to surpass the …

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