Danny McBride

Film Review: Halloween Kills delights in gory nonsense, but none of the atmosphere of its predecessors

October 28, 2021

As the flashing lights of fire brigades speed past a bruised and bloodied Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) in the opening moments of Halloween Kills, it becomes all too evident that the haunting figure that is Michael Myers is far from vanquished; her desperate screams of “Let him burn” practically beg the oft-called ‘boogeyman’ to […]

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Interview: Halloween Kills director David Gordon Green on how classic cinema inspired him and the pressure of taking on an iconic horror franchise

October 27, 2021

After pushing 2018’s sequel-cum-reboot Halloween to record breaking statistics, it only made sense that writer/director David Gordon Green was handed a sequel to continue revelling in Michael Myers’ carnage. Not only granted a sequel – Halloween Kills – but a trilogy (Halloween Ends, set for a 2022 release) to boot, Green expanded on the violent […]

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The Boogeyman rises in new Halloween Kills trailer

June 28, 2021

Evil dies tonight. After slaughtering the box office in 2018, earning over $250 million at the global box office and setting a new record for the largest opening weekend in history for a horror film starring a woman – genre icon Jamie Lee Curtis – Halloween breathed new life into the four-decade long franchise. And […]

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Film Review: Halloween (USA, 2018) truly captures the atmosphere of John Carpenter’s seminal classic

October 24, 2018

Trick: The 2018 incarnation of Halloween acts as a direct continuation of the 1978 original, essentially wiping out all seven sequels (and the two Rob Zombie-helmed revisions) that succeeded in the years since. Treat: It’s good.  Like really f***ing good! After surviving the maniacal clutches of psychotic killer Michael Myers forty years prior, Laurie Strode […]

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Fuel for your nightmares: first look at Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant

April 28, 2016

Production of Ridley Scott‘s Prometheus sequel, Alien: Covenant is well and truly underway and now there’s a picture to prove it. While there’s no sign yet of Michael Fassbender (reprising his role as David) or any titular aliens, the picture, via the film’s twitter page, does give a brief glimpse of what’s to come. The image […]

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