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A 666-Character Review of ‘Stephanie’

“Just a little bit nasty,” laughed director Akiva Goldsman, before Stephanie premiered to a packed house at the inaugural Overlook Film Festival. The newest addition to Blumhouse’s stable, Stephanie stars a show-stealing Shree Crooks in the title role as a precocious orphan. Heartwarming at times–and nasty indeed–the film straddles horror, …

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Breaking News: Remake of ‘Firestarter’ Confirmed

The Overlook Film Festival opened strong on Thursday night with a new Blumhouse Productions film, Stephanie, directed by Akiva Goldsman. After the screening, Goldsman took to the stage along with Jason Blum to formally announce a remake of 1984’s Firestarter, which was itself the film version of a 1980 Stephen …

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Relationship Horror on Full Display in ‘Hounds of Love’ Trailer

 In suburban Perth during the mid 1980s, people are unaware that women are disappearing at the hands of serial killer couple John and Evelyn White. After an innocent lapse in judgment, Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted by the disturbed couple. With her murder imminent, Vicki realizes she must find a …

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‘Tilt’ Teaser Offers Up Psychological Uncertainty

I have to say, I don’t quite know what to make of the teaser trailer for Kasra Farahani’s upcoming film Tilt. The overall feel is very much in the psychological thriller vein, but I’m also seeing plenty of less subtle doses of surrealism what with all the spooky masks and …

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Horrific Snapshots Develop in ‘Camera Obscura’

A veteran war photographer with PTSD sees imminent deaths in his developed photos, questioning his already fragile sanity and putting the lives of those he loves in danger. This new feature from Chiller Films looks to be a curious bit of premonition horror. As far as trailers go, things get …

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‘Polaroid’ Poster Unveiled with Release Date

From the producers of the The Ring and The Grudge, comes the next iconic horror franchise: Polaroid. High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn’t take long to discover that those who have their …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Tilt (2017)’

Tilt follows Joseph Burns, a struggling Los Angeles documentarian, in his disturbing and allegorical descent into madness. At first glance, the plot takes shape as a played-out straight white male who feels slighted by his wife’s neediness in her pregnancy. However, the use of recent election coverage ties in with …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘The Endless’

Two brothers return to the cult they escaped only to discover that the group’s beliefs may not have been all that far from the truth. The Endless covers a lot of ground as it explores human themes through an altogether otherworldly premise. It’s a strange mixture, to be sure as …

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A 666-World Review of ‘Cannibal Holocaust’

Cannibal Holocaust tells the story of an investigative team venturing into the Amazonian rainforest in Peru among two opposing primitive tribes to see what happened to a previous expedition who were ambitious filmmakers thirsty for fame and prestige. This film is an early example of found footage, influential to many …

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Akiva Goldsman and Blumhouse Productions to Premiere ‘Stephanie’ at Overlook Film Festival

THE OVERLOOK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT FILM – THE WORLD PREMIERE OF STEPHANIE FROM DIRECTOR AKIVA GOLDSMAN AND BLUMHOUSE PRODUCTIONS WHO PREVIOUSLY COLLABORATED ON THE PARANORMAL ACTIVITY FRANCHISE! Following the Screening of Stephanie, Goldsman and Blumhouse Will Unveil and Screen Their Favorite Paranormal Activity Film. Full program schedule & tickets …

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