daniel isn't real trailer

Imaginary friends rarely get a good rap in horror movies, and Daniel Isn’t Real is no exception. But the twist with Adam Egypt Mortimer‘s psychedelic doppelganger thriller is that the imaginary friend in question here is an edgy teen (Patrick Schwarzenegger) who starts to wreak havoc on the life of troubled student Luke (Miles Robbins), who has been given some very bad advice from his therapist. Watch the Daniel Isn’t Real trailer below.

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One Cut of the Dead release date

This year’s Fantastic Fest is officially underway in Austin, Texas, but one of last year’s big festival hits will finally be available to stream very soon.

One Cut of the Dead, the Japanese zombie comedy that written, edited, and directed by Shinichiro Ueda, is a low-budget indie that won the Audience Award and Best Director at the 2018 genre festival, and ended up earning more than 1,000 times its budget in Japanese theaters. After hearing genre fans gush about the movie for a full year, thankfully it’s finally going to be easily accessible on the horror-centric streaming service Shudder starting next week. Read More »

justin chon interview

“Palm trees are not native to California, did you know?”

Young-Il (James Kang) tells his young daughter Kasie that in Ms. PurpleJustin Chon‘s gauzy, contemplative follow-up to his charged 2017 darling Gook. Newcomer Tiffany Chu is the titular Ms. Purple, a young woman named Kasie who refuses to put her father in hospice even as he lies comatose in his death bed. When his caretaker suddenly quits, Kasie turns to her estranged brother Carey (Teddy Lee), who reluctantly returns home to take care of the father who kicked him out.

Ms. Purple is a story of people who “feel like they’ve been left behind,” Chon told /Film in an interview in New York.. First-generation Korean immigrants whose parents tried to make a new life in America, Kasie and Carey struggle to exist on the fringes of society — Kasie working as a “doumi girl,” a hostess at a Korean karaoke bar, Carey straddling homelessness while loitering at an internet cafe. “The world kept turning, they stood still,” Chon said. In effect, they are the palm tree: long, exotic plants swaying in a wind that is not their own. Uprooted.

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Waves Trailer

Soon enough we’ll be heading into awards season, but before that, some prestige films are vying for acclaim at the likes of film festivals in Venice, Telluride and Toronto. One of them has been getting rave reviews after debuting in the mountains of Telluride and is already being called a breakout, must-see film of 2019.

Waves is the latest film from It Comes At Night director Trey Edward Shults, and it sounds like a heart-wrenching drama following a family (Sterling K. Brown, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Taylor Russell and Kelvin Harrison Jr.) that is one the verge of falling apart. With all the buzz on the festival circuit, A24 has released the first Waves trailer to get keep the anticipation growing for this promising indie. Read More »

Villains trailer

A young couple (It‘s Bill Skarsgärd and It Follows‘ Maika Monroe) robs a gas station and scores enough cash to start a new life in Florida, but wouldn’t you know it: their getaway car runs out of gas. When they break into a fancy house looking for another vehicle to take them the rest of the way, they end up stumbling on much more than they bargained for in the new thriller Villains.

Check out the latest trailer below, and read some excerpts from our review of the film from this year’s South By Southwest Film Festival.
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Motherless Brooklyn Trailer

Edward Norton‘s longtime passion project is finally coming to theaters. The Oscar-nominated actor has spent nearly two decades trying to get Motherless Brooklyn off the ground, an adaptation of the 1999 novel by Jonathan Lethem. And now, it has finally arrived with the official Motherless Brooklyn trailer signaling that this movie, which Norton directs and stars in, does indeed exist. Watch the Motherless Brooklyn trailer below.

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Candy Corn trailer

Is there any treat more synonymous with Halloween than tri-colored candy corn? Filmmaker Josh Hasty (In Hell Everybody Loves Popcorn) hopes not, given how his newest movie names itself after the waxy, sugary kernels. His upcoming feature Candy Corn looks cobbled from all of October’s witchy, malevolent, pumpkin-spiced accents, as a small town’s “freaks” take their revenge around All Hallow’s Eve. Distribution company Dread was quick to acquire this holiday tale of ghouls and graveyard delights, adding Hasty’s undead brand of revenge to their ever-growing catalog.

With summer coming to a close and trees soon embracing autumn colorization, we have the first Candy Corn trailer for all you hungry horror fans out there.
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satanic panic overlook

Whenever smaller film trailers slip through the cracks, we try to give them a spotlight with a trailer round-up. Below you’ll see trailers for a horror-comedy, a new documentary, a creepy thriller, and a war drama from the fine folks at A24.

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mary trailer

Gary Oldman and Emily Mortimer are far from the shallow now, and they have to deal with an angry haunted boat while they’re at it. The two award-winning actors star in Mary, a horror film from the writer of The Shallows that follows a family that sets off on an open-water trip on a renovated boat that turns out to be haunted. Watch the Mary trailer below.

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american dreamer trailer

It seems like rideshare drivers are all the rage in movies and TV these days, but where Stuber finds the comedy in it, American Dreamer shows the dark side.Actor/comedian Jim Gaffigan takes a dramatic turn as a cash-strapped rideshare driver who escorts a drug dealer on the side to make extra money. But when he’s driven to desperation, he decides to kidnap a drug dealer’s child, and things quickly go south from there. Watch the American Dreamer trailer below.

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