Month: October 2017

31 Days of Halloween: 5 Unique Murder Mysteries More Deserving of Your Time Than ‘The Snowman’

This weekend sees the release of The Snowman, a whodunit thriller based on Joe Nesbo’s best-selling novel of the same name. The flick is directed by Swedish filmmaker Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In, Tinker Tailor Solider Spy) and stars Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, J.K. Simmons, and Val Kilmer. With so much notable talent

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31 Days of Halloween: ‘The Snowman’ review: Laughable thriller melts in the light of mediocrity 

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor Director: Tomas Alfredson Cast: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Val Kilmer, J.K. Simmons, Charlotte Gainsbourg Release date: October 20, 2017 Rated: R (for grisly images, violence, some language, sexuality and brief nudity) Running time: 1 hr. 59 min. Before the movie even hit theaters, director Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In,

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Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ spin-off wraps production, gets an official title and logo

By Jordan Peterson | Follow @thefilmmajor After a historically troubled production (read about it here), Director Ron Howard took to Twitter today to official announce that the Han Solo Star Wars spin-off movie has wrapped production. Howard’s tweet also revealed that the official name for the aforementioned space adventure is Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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31 Days of Halloween: ‘Happy Death Day’ (2017)– Video Review

Did good things happen when Scream met Groundhog Day on Friday the 13th? Check out my video review for Happy Death Day and find out for yourself! What did you all think of Happy Death Day? Where you entertained by this quirky slasher or were you not impressed? Hit me up in the comments below,

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31 Days of Halloween: Review: Star-making performance carries Blumhouse to another victory in ‘Happy Death Day’

By Jordan Peterson | @TheFilmMajor Director: Christopher Landon Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews, Charles Aitken, Laura Clifton Release date: October 13th, 2017 Rated: PG-13 (for violence/terror, crude sexual content, language, some drug material and partial nudity) Running time: 1 hour and 36 minutes “Get up. Live your day. Get killed. Again.”

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31 Days of Halloween: A Ranking of the ‘Friday the 13th’ Films from Crystal Lake to Outer Space

By Jordan Peterson |@TheFilmMajor The blockbuster film franchise Friday the 13th began life as a cheap rip-off of John Carpenter’s Halloween (a fact producer/creator Sean S. Cunningham openly acknowledges). That’s not too surprising. After all, success begets imitation (and Halloween had plenty of imitators). What is a bit shocking though is just how popular the hockey mask-sporting serial killer

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‘Flatliners’ (1990)– Steelbook Unboxing

My 31 Days of Halloween/ horror content continues with this unboxing video for an exclusive Steelbook of the 1990 original supernatural thriller Flatliners. Have you all seen the original Flatliners? How does it compare to the new reboot? Did you even check out the new take? I want to hear from you! Hit me up

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‘Batman: The Animated Series’ coming to Blu-ray 2018

At New York Comic Con during the 25th anniversary panel for Batman: The Animated Series, director of publicity for Warner Bros. Animation, Gary Miereanu, announced that a remastered Blu-ray set of Batman: The Animated Series will drop “sometime later” in 2018. You can check out the specific announcement below: Are you guys excited by this

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31 Days of Halloween: Review: Zombie drama ‘Maggie’ more dead than living

Arnold Schwarzenegger built his acting career around blowing stuff up and nailing hammy one-liners. To that end, the notion of him starring in a zombie apocalypse movie conjures up some pretty thrilling images. Alas, whatever movie might be playing in your head (perhaps one where Arnie mows down legions of the undead with a military-grade turret mounted atop an armored truck with a half-smoked cigar hanging from his

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