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Film Review: Overlord (R18+, USA) is a thrilling WWII action horror mashup

December 1, 2018

What do you get when you take a World War II action movie and smash it together with some monster horror Nazi-sploitation? You get the wild, bloody, gory ride that is Overlord. A film that has clearly defined good guys, bad guys, a hefty dose of patriotism and some reanimated super powered super soldiers to […]

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Interview: Julius Avery and Pilou Asbæk talk Overlord, mixing genres and working with JJ Abrams

November 29, 2018

It’s pretty obvious that war is nasty business, and can be pretty horrifying. So what happens when you make a World War II movie, that goes that extra step and adds in some Nazi zombies super soldiers in a bid to turn the war? Shit gets pretty crazy is what, and the new film Overlord does just that. […]

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Paramount and Bad Robot to adapt the hit Japanese anime Your Name

October 2, 2017

Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot have announced that they have won the rights to adapt the popular Japanese animated film Your Name for the silver screen. The two companies will work with Toho Co., Ltd, the producers of the original animated film. Toho will then handle the release of the film within Japan. J.J. Abrams […]

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J.J. Abrams’s The God Particle is forming

March 30, 2016

J.J. Abrams looks determined to continue his push for racial diversity in Hollywood with the latest cast announcement for his long-speculated sci-fi thriller, The God Particle. Having recent success in 10 Cloverfield Lane and Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, Abrams will again join forces with Paramount, and has enlisted Nigerian-American director Julius Onah […]

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Film Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane (USA, 2016)

March 11, 2016

Producer J.J Abrams is a big fan of mystery, so the frugal promotional campaign leading up to 10 Cloverfield Lane, a film that is conceptually linked to shaky-cam monster classic Cloverfield, really wasn’t all that surprising. A trailer was randomly sprung upon us featuring serial scene-stealer John Goodman getting smacked over the head with a […]

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