doctor sleep rating

If you were worried that Doctor Sleep would be watered down when it hits theaters in November, worry no more. The official Doctor Sleep rating is in, and as you might have guessed, it’s rated R. Director Mike Flanagan confirmed the rating for his sequel to Stephen King‘s The Shining, so please, for the love of god – leave your bratty kids at home.

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haunting of hill house director's cut

Mike Flanagan‘s Netflix adaptation of The Haunting of Hill House was a big hit, bringing plenty of thrills and chills to viewers. You might think a Netflix series wouldn’t have to worry about time constraints – after all, there’s no schedule to worry about on a streaming service. But it seems that Flanagan still left some stuff on the virtual cutting room floor, and now fans will get a chance to check it out: a Haunting of Hill House director’s cut is headed to Blu-ray.

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interactive haunted house movie

A group of talented horror creators are teaming up for a project that will either be ground-breaking or an absolute mess – I can’t decide which. Alexandre Aja, director of this summer’s fun killer gator fright flick Crawl, is teaming with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin to create an interactive haunted house movie. The choose-your-own-adventure-style film will be penned by Haunting of Hill House writer Jeff Howard, along with Nick Simon, and Aja, from an idea by Hill House director Mike Flanagan.

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Bly Manor

If The Haunting of Hill House on Netflix gave you the creeps, director Mike Flanagan says you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. While he’s not exactly an impartial source on the matter, the filmmaker promises that the second season of the horror anthology show – The Haunting of Bly Manor – is going to be “much scarier” while not being restrained by the decisions made in season one. It’s already known that Bly House will be drawing on the Henry James novel The Turn of the Screw for inspiration, but Flanagan also confirms that the season will be pulling from other Henry James ghost stories as well.  Read More »

Doctor Sleep Q&A

Mike Flanagan, the director of Oculus, Hush, Gerald’s Game, and The Haunting of Hill House, has crafted plenty of cinematic moments that have left audiences with their hearts pounding. But his upcoming film Doctor Sleep, which is both an adaptation of Stephen King‘s sequel to The Shining and a continuation of the story told in Stanley Kubrick‘s 1980 horror classic, gave Flanagan “the two most nerve-wracking moments of [his] entire career” – getting approval from both King himself and Kubrick’s estate.

That’s no small feat, considering King’s opinion about Kubrick’s movie, and in a Q&A in West Hollywood yesterday afternoon, Flanagan and his producer Trevor Macy talked about striking that balance, recreating some of Kubrick’s iconic visuals, and much more.

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doctor sleep trailer

Mike Flanagan, director of Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House, tackles a very different iconic ghost story with Doctor Sleep. Based on the novel by Stephen King (you may have heard of him), Doctor Sleep is the official sequel to The Shining, following a grown-up Danny Torrance dealing with a whole new set of supernatural problems, while also still grappling with his traumatic childhood. Our first look at the film is finally here, and it looks like fans won’t be disappointed. Watch the Doctor Sleep trailer below.

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hill house season 2 carla gugino

The Haunting of Hill House season 2, officially called The Haunting of Bly Manor, will tell an all-new tale of terror for Netflix audiences, adapting the Henry James novel The Turn of the Screw. And while the characters from Hill House won’t be back, at least one of the actors might. Carla Gugino, who gave a memorable performance in Hill House and has worked with Hill House creator Mike Flanagan before, has hinted that she might return in an all-new role.

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haunting of hill house season 2 turn of the screw

Netflix wants to stay in the Mike Flanagan business, so they’ve decided to forge ahead with The Haunting of Hill House season 2. Rather than a traditional second season, though, the show is now being turned into an anthology series called The Haunting. The new season will feature a new tale of terror, and new characters. The Haunting teaser below invites you to try to guess just where this is taking place (hint: it involves a Henry James novel).

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Haunting of Hill House ending fan theory

Some people love coming up with fan theories after they take in a particular type of entertainment, but here’s one fan theory everyone is going to have to let go. Mike Flanagan, director of Netflix’s fantastic The Haunting of Hill House, is officially putting to bed a popular fan theory about the show’s ending. Read about the Haunting of Hill House ending fan theory below, and of course, beware of spoilers.

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doctor sleep cast jacob tremblay

Room‘s Jacob Tremblay is the latest addition to Mike Flanagan‘s Doctor Sleep cast. This marks a reunion for the two – Tremblay appeared in Flanagan’s horror film Before I Wake. The film is an adaptation of Stephen King‘s sequel to The Shining, focusing on an adult Danny Torrance (played by Ewan McGregor). Tremblay’s role is unknown at this time – could he be playing the younger Danny in flashbacks? Maybe!

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