The 1980 horror classic The Changeling is getting an update. Anders Engström, whose credits include episodes of Taboo and Hanna, will take on the ghost story of a musician who loses his wife and daughter in a car accident, and then moves into a house that turns out to be haunted. The original film, directed by Peter Medak, was released in 1980 and starred George C. Scott.
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Welcome to 2019! It’s time to stream more movies! In the latest edition of Now Stream This, I bring you the chance to stream three of last year’s best films. In addition to that, there’s a ghost story with George C. Scott, a heist flick with Walter Matthau, a fun Indiana Jones knock-off, an underrated biopic, and more. These are the best movies streaming right now. Let’s get streaming!
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We always love hearing which films entertain, influence and scare the filmmakers we admire. And you may have noticed that we’ve been posting these types of lists when we find them in our Movie Playlist. Over the weekend Martin Scorsese listed off his 11 scariest horror movies of all time. Which films scare Scorsese? Find out after the jump.
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I wrote briefly about Clint Eastwood’s upcoming film The Changeling, in yesterday’s column 55 Must See Movies of 2008. It looks like a few more actors have been cast in the project: Jeffrey Donovan, Colm Feore and John Malkovich.
A mother’s (Angelina Jolie) prayer for her kidnapped son to return home is answered, though it doesn’t take long for her to suspect the boy who comes back is not hers. The woman is thrown into an insane asylum for disagreeing with the LAPD. When it seems that her real son has been murdered by a child serial killer and the child returned admits to fraud, she takes her case to the city council and takes down the mayor, the police chief and several corrupt officers, concurrently sparking changes in the insanity legislation. Donovan will play a police captain, Feore the chief of police and Malkovich a reverend.
Eastwood has a great track record (if that wasn’t an obvious observation, I don’t know what is), and this sounds like his next hit. The Changeling is set to hit theaters on November 7th 2008.
source: Hollywood Reporter
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