Author: Richard Newby

47 Meters Down is the Horror Experience of the Summer

Overview: Two sisters become trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With depleting oxygen and great white sharks roaming the dark depths around them, they must find the means to survive impossible odds. Entertainment Studios; Rated PG-13; 85 minutes. Open Water: There is a sequence, about forty minutes into Johannes Roberts’ survival horror film where, after venturing out to retrieve a flashlight, Mandy Moore’s Lisa is swimming back to the safety of the cage at the bottom of the ocean. Her sister, Kate (Claire Holt) sits waiting in the cage, gasping in the depleting air...

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Explore the Afterlife with First Flatliners Trailer

Here’s out first look at Niels Arden Oplev’s (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) Flatliners. I’m always a sucker for these kinds of movies, and Flatliners could be an intersting journey. While it looks like a remake of the 1990 film starring Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, and Julia Roberts, rumor is that the film is actually a sequel to that film. Here’s hoping that the film pulls delivers a fresh perspective on the intigue of the afterlife. Flatliners will be released on September 29th, 2017 Featured Image: Columbia...

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The King Has Arrived in First Teaser for Black Panther

Here’s our first-look at Ryan Coogler’s hotly antcipated Black Panther! The teaser gets major points for showing off some of the African culture and design at play in the film and really showcasing a setting that finally takes us away from the U.S. While the film’s cinematography looks like somewhat of a departure from the grounded, street-level style that’s defined Coogler’s previous films, despite returning collaborator Rachel Morrison, it also looks to have its own visual palate, while still fitting in with the overall MCU house-style. I will point out that some of the costumes don’t look so different...

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Bullets, Bracelets, and Binaries: The Dueling Identities of Wonder Woman

The Amazon Princess, blessed by the gods and chosen to fight the Axis of Evil, the Ambassador building a bridge of peace and understanding between two worlds, the unwilling yet formidable Goddess of War, the desirable and unbound inamorata of both women and men. Wonder Woman has always been a character of dueling natures, divided between her quest for peace and her warrior’s skill, pulled between the gender and sexual expectations and orientations of her adopted society, and tasked with both a fictional and real-world symbolic reverence that has not always easily allowed for the progress and veracity of...

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The Final Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer Has Arrived

Here’s the final trailer for Spidey’s first solo film in the MCU, Spider-Man: Homecoming! And here’s the international trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, which gives us a better look at Michael Keaton’s Vulture: Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into theaters on July 7th, 2017 Featured Image: Sony Pictures...

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