Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society awards winners

It’s only been a few days since the members of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society released the nominees for their annual awards, and the winners have already been determined. However, don’t expect this to be an indication of how any of the major awards are going to go down later this season. Our editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is counted among this group, and the wide array of film critics from various backgrounds makes the results skew much further from the norm than you might expect at the Golden Globes or Oscars.

However, that actually makes the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society awards winners a little more interesting than the usual awards fare – they have awarded the adaptation of The Hate U Give Best Picture. How did the rest of the awards shake out ? Check out the full list below. Read More »

AFI awards 2018

The American Film Institute, the film school and film history organization famous for alumni like Darren Aronofsky, Patty Jenkins, Terrence Malick, and David Lynch, has announced the honorees of this year’s AFI Awards. The organization voted on ten movies and ten television series that are “artistically significant” and represent “the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image”, and the winners include movies like If Beale Street Could Talk, BlacKkKlansman, Eighth Grade, and shows like Atlanta and Barry. But they also honored a couple of surprises in each category, too. Read More »

a quiet place 2 idea

Paramount Pictures began developing a sequel to A Quiet Place quickly after realizing they had a big hit on their hands. Director/co-writer/star John Krasinski won’t be back to direct the second movie, but he is back on board as a writer. He’s spoken briefly about his A Quiet Place 2 idea in the past, but in a new interview, Krasinski confirmed his approach to the sequel and explained how the movie will be conceptually different from sequels like Aliens and Jaws 2. Read More »

A Quiet Place Mondo poster

People weren’t expecting much from A Quiet Place when it was first announced, but John Krasinski‘s high concept horror film took Hollywood by storm when it debuted earlier this year. With its great story hook, quick pacing, excellent performances, and memorable sound design, it’s still one of my favorite films of 2018 so far.

It only makes sense for a film that like to get the Mondo treatment, and now artist Matt Ryan Tobin has reimagined one of the movie’s most effective visuals in the very first A Quiet Place Mondo poster. Check it out below.
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a quiet place test audiences

A Quiet Place may elicit nothing but screams and terrified shushes now, but once upon a time, it made audiences laugh. And not intentionally. John Krasinski‘s riveting horror film wasn’t exactly a nail biter for test audiences, who saw A Quiet Place before most of the VFX was finished. As a result, they got to experience one of the best horror-comedies that the rest of us plebians will never got to see.

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A Quiet Place cast

A Quiet Place hit theaters very early in 2018, but Paramount is apparently confident that awards voters have long memories: the studio is going to position the film’s cast for potential Oscar nominations. A new report says that after a change in strategy, actors John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe will now all be competing in supporting categories. But will any of them get a nod? Read More »

a quiet place sequel writer

We all assumed this would happen, and now it’s official: John Krasinski is writing the Quiet Place sequel. The minute a sequel for the hit horror film was announced, it was confirmed that Krasinski would be involved in some capacity. While he may not direct, it’s clear now that he’ll definitely be contributing to the script.

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Luke Cage Soundtrack

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, take a closer look at the intense opening sequence of A Quiet Place that expertly sets the suspenseful stage and provides exposition mostly through visuals. Plus, a featurette explores the making of the Luke Cage soundtrack and Stephen Colbert manages to connect Lord of the Rings to a Chance the Rapper song. Read More »

Top Gun 2 release date

Paramount has shuffled several release dates around, so buckle up. The Top Gun 2 release date has been bumped a full year, Terminator 6 has moved up a week, and the untitled Quiet Place Sequel now has an official release date. Oh, and the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has moved up a week as well. See the new release dates below!

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sony christmas horror movie

After the massive success of A Quiet Place earlier this year, Sony is likely in a festive mood. The sleeper hit went on to top $300 million at the worldwide box office and now ranks sixth on the all-time list of best-performing horror films. So it’s unsurprising that Sony is turning to A Quiet Place producers Platinum Dunes for yet another horror project. But this time they’re turning that festive mood into literal holiday festivities.

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