castle rock season 2 review

Castle Rock returns to Hulu with a whole new story set in the world of Stephen King. The show’s anthology format allows Castle Rock to focus on a different King-inspired tale, with all new characters, every season – and season 2 promises to dig even deeper into the prolific horror writer’s bibliography. While season 1 was only tangibly connected to King’s books – merely using familiar characters and locations – season 2 goes further, pulling storylines directly from King’s books Misery and ‘Salem’s Lot. The end result is a blend of creepy and curious. There’s plenty of spooky stuff afoot, but Castle Rock never manages to be scary. And Misery and ‘Salem’s Lot, two vastly different King novels, make for strange bedfellows.

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helstrom cast

Marvel’s first horror series has found its cast. Marvel’s Helstrom has announced its cast, lead by Tom Austen (The Borgias) and Sydney Lemmon (Fear the Walking Dead) as the titular Helstrom siblings who battle supernatural evil forces. They’ll be joined by Homeland alum Elizabeth Marvel as the the long-institutionalized Victoria Helstrom in the 10-episode first season of the Hulu series.

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castle rock season 2 trailer

Misery loves company in the second season of Hulu’s Stephen King extravaganza, Castle Rock. Season 2 of the horror series turns its attention to Annie Wilkes, the psychotic nurse from King’s novel Misery, played by Lizzy Caplan. The official Castle Rock season 2 trailer is full of eerie shots of other familiar King places, including the Marsten House from Salem’s Lot. Watch the Castle Rock season 2 trailer below.

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Marvel’s ‘Ghost Rider’ TV Series is Dead at Hulu

ghost rider tv series cancelled

Ghost Rider is going out in a blaze of…well, nothing much. Hulu has decided not to move forward with Marvel’s live-action Ghost Rider TV series starring Gabriel Luna as the vengeful antihero. The series would have seen Luna reprising his role as Robbie Reyes after he first made his debut as the hellfire-wielding superhero on ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Wounds trailer

When New Orleans bartender Will (Armie Hammer) picks up a cell phone after some kids leave it in his bar, he innocently answers a few messages – only to discover some truly shocking images on it. Those images begin to take root inside him, and as the new movie Wounds unfolds, Will and his girlfriend (Dakota Johnson) – who also makes the mistake of looking at the violent imagery – get progressively sweatier and much more disturbed. Check out the Wounds trailer below. Read More »

dollface trailer

Kat Dennings is trading being a broke girl for being a sad girl in the Margot Robbie-produced Hulu series Dollface. As a woman fresh out of a longterm relationship, Dennings must turn to a literal cat lady to guide her to the new, scary world of female friendships. Watch the Dollface trailer below.

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Into the Dark Pure Review

(Blumhouse Television and Hulu have partnered for a monthly horror anthology series titled Into The Dark, set to release a full holiday-themed feature the first Friday of every month. Horror anthology expert Matt Donato will be tackling the series one-by-one, stacking up the entries as they become streamable.)

Into The Dark’s inaugural season concludes with a whimper in Hannah Macpherson’s Pure. August stole September’s “Back To School” relevance, which leaves Macpherson with a claws-out gender battle rooted in religious servitude. The issue is, Macpherson reveals her film’s hand and chucks the same cards our way until credits roll. What feels like a short film idea is elongated into a ninety-minute streaming feature, and we’re right back experiencing the same elongation issues Into The Dark hasn’t been able to overcome since “episode” numero uno. Not a promising end-note with Season 2 on the horizon.

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looking for alaska trailer

It was only five years ago that John Green was all the rage — his brand of angsty sincerity shown in films like The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns got the author crowned the king of tumblr. But five years can be an eon in today’s internet culture, and Looking for Alaska feels like it comes a little too late.

But Hulu’s TV series adaptation of the 2005 novel certainly screams “John Green”: There’s the wild, enigmatic girl who becomes a source of fascination for our nondescript protagonist, a group of lovesick friends coming of age, and your requisite cigarette as a fashion accessory. It’s all present in the Looking for Alaska trailer, which you can watch below.

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castle rock season 2 trailer

Castle Rock season 2 just dropped its first ominous trailer, setting up a whole new season of Stephen King-influenced thrills and chills. This year, the series will feature Annie Wilkes, the demented nurse from King’s novel Misery. The trailer below gives us our first look at Lizzy Caplan as the character, as well as some shots of some old familiar places – like Jerusalem’s Lot. Watch the Castle Rock season 2 trailer below.  Read More »

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Have you ever wanted to see Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o smash some zombie skulls with a shovel? Look no further than the trailer for Little Monsters, a new horror comedy in which she plays a kindergarten teacher who must fight to save her students when a zombie outbreak happens during a field trip. Hulu scooped up the movie after it premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, but read on to find out how you can see it in a theater for one day only before it lands on the streaming service.
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