Via We Minored in Film-Ready Or Not & Why I Love Horror-Comedy

If you were to make a word cloud out of all the horror tropes which appear in the new movie Ready or Not, the following would have to be in there: A group of evil Satanists. A scary, ornate puzzle box. A devil’s bargain. A dead-by-dawn hunt in a single location, in this case, a […]

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Via The Geekly Blog-A Guide to the Separate Timelines of ‘Halloween’

Written by J.T. Johnson For any newcomers that might be checking out the “Halloween” series for the first time this year, you might get a little confused once you get into the sequels. Unlike other horror series, the Halloween films have gone through multiple “timelines” where certain films ignore previous films or they outright remake […]

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Via MovieBabble-Film Review – The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

On April 1st, 2019 the first trailer for The Dead Don’t Die arrived with an outstanding cast highlighting a zombie comedy from Jim Jarmusch, the director of Coffee and Cigarettes, and Broken Flowers. I could have sworn it was an April Fool’s joke. No way was this cast all together in a zombie comedy, that […]

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OLDBOY Returns to the Big Screen in Limited UK Release

Oldboy (2003)
Directed by Park Chan-wook
Screenplay by Park Chan-wook , Lim Joon-hyung,  Hwang Jo-yun 
Based on the manga by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi
Starring Choi Min-sik, Kang Hye-jung, and Yu Ji-tae
An Arrow Video limited theatrical release event (UK)
(All images courtesy Arrow Video)

First, a couple questions.
Do you live in England?
Do you love classics of the Asian Extreme school?
Congratulations! Come August 2, you’ll have a chance to go see OLDBOY the way it was meant to be seen; on the big screen with a theater of fellow fans.

Here’s the trailer for the limited release –

Next week, lucky movie fans in the UK have the chance to experience a classic of Asian Extreme cinema as Park Chan-wok’s 2003 revenge classic OLDBOY comes to UK theaters August 2 in a new 4K restoration, followed by digital download availability on August 26.To make US fans even more jealous, Arrow’s releasing this baby on Region B Bluray August 23.

Why should you see OLDBOY on the silver screen, snap up the download and/or bluray if you have the chance? Seeing a mainstream classic like GONE WITH THE WIND, THE WIZARD OF OZ, or CASABLANCA is a chance to recapture a bit of what movie audiences of each movie’s era felt; that excitement and wonder of a first run viewing.
Seeing a genre classic back on the big screen, be it  a 70’s landmark like THE EXORCIST, or a more recent film like OLDBOY, gives you the chance to experience all the visceral thrills with an audience of fellow fans. Horror movies make for the best communal experience, and OLDBOY, (the middle movie in Park’s “Vengeance Trilogy“), is nothing if not horror-adjacent with its themes of loss, revenge, punishment, and tragedy.

I’ll have to content myself with my precious 2006 three disc DVD set from the late, lamented Tartan Video, and envy my fellow Asian Extreme fans across the pond.

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Via Deadline-‘Baby Teeth’: Village Roadshow & Valparaiso Pictures Bite Into Zoje Stage’s Bestseller

EXCLUSIVE: Village Roadshow and Valparaiso Pictures will partner on a film adaptation of Zoje Stage’s bestselling 2018 novel Baby Teeth from St. Martins Press. Screenwriter Nina Baker will adapt. The female-driven psychological horror project is described as The Bad Seed meets Gone Girl meets The Omen. In the book, 7-year-old Hanna looks sweet in the eyes of her adoring father […]

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Via MovieBabble-‘Crawl’ Exit Survey: Let’s Talk About All Those Alligator Kills!

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