Dan Torrance Returns To Overlook Hotel In Creepy Final Trailer To “Doctor Sleep”

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On the same week that Warner Bros. Pictures’ “IT: Chapter 2” is dominating the boxoffice comes the release of the final trailer to the studio’s upcoming horror film “Doctor Sleep”.

“Doctor Sleep” is an adaptation of Stephen King’s 2013 novel of the same name, a sequel to King’s 1977 novel The Shining.

The film follows Danny (played by Ewan McGregor) now an adult and an alcoholic, battling the childhood trauma that he experienced with his family in the Overlook Hotel, the main setting of The Shining’s film adaptation from Stanley Kubrick.

The trailer is heavy on nostalgia and references, featuring some iconic characters and images from the original Kubrick film, such as the Overlook Hotel, the Grady twins, young Danny riding his bike through the haunted hallways of the hotel, the elevator gushing blood, and room 237 giving viewers a peek of what may be inside.

We also see a new character named Abra, a teenage girl who has her own powerful extrasensory gift. “I don’t know about magic. I’ve always called it the shining,” McGregor’s Danny tells Abra when the two meet in person for the first time.

There’s a couple of characters from 1980 original that are returning in the sequel: Dick Hallorann, the former cook from the Overlook Hotel and Danny’s mother Wendy, this time played by Carl Lumbly and Alex Essoe respectively.

The film is written and directed by Mike Flanagan, who directed the highly underrated Oculus from 2013, the hit Netflix series “The Haunting of the Hill House” as well as King’s “Gerald’s Game” for Netflix.

The film co-stars Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible – Fallout), Bruce Greenwood (Gerald’s Game), and child actress Kyliegh Curran. “Doctor Sleep” is set to be released by Warner Bros. Pictures on November 8, 2019.

First Trailer For Trey Edward Shults’ “Wave” Released

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A24 has released the first full-length trailer for “Waves,” the upcoming critically acclaimed ensemble drama headed by This Is Us actor, Sterling K. Brown.

“Lord knows I’ve held on to way too much hate in my life,” Brown’s Ronald says in the trailer. “But all we have is love. All we have is now.”

The beautifully shot trailer prominently features Frank Ocean’s 2016 cut “Godspeed.” From writer-director Trey Edward Shults (“It Comes At Night”), the film has garnered rave reviews at the Telluride Film Festival when it premiered during Labor Day Weekend.

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails scored the film. Having won Academy Award for Best Original Score for The Social Network, the two has certainly built an eclectic body of work in similarly impressive wide-ranging types of films including The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), and Gone Girl (2014).

In addition to Brown, the film features Alexa Demie, Taylor Russell, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Lucas Hedges. The film will next screen at Toronto International Film Festival ahead of its release on November 1, 2019 by A24.

Here’s the film’s official synopsis:

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family—led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. From acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, Waves is a heartrending story about the universal capacity for compassion and growth even in the darkest of times.

Chilling “Joker” Final Trailer Released

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The final trailer for Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker has just arrived, ahead of the highly-anticipated film’s premiere at the 76th Venice International Film Festival later this weekend.

The trailer is dark and bleak, showing the character’s slow descent into madness. Arthur Fleck (Phoenix) lives a lonely life and tends to his ailing mother. He just wants to make people laugh as a stand-up comedian, but he can’t seem to catch a break. “Can you please stop bothering my kid?,” says the mother of a child he was trying to entertain.

We also see late night variety show host Murray Franklin (Robert De Niro) mocking him. But he may have something in store for everyone. When Fleck appears on his show he said: “Can you introduce me as Joker?”, widely smiling and wearing a clown makeup as he heads onstage.

Joker is one of the most iconic in comicbook history, has been played by numerous celebrated actors on the big screen, from Jack Nicholson in Batman (1989), Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight (2008), and most recently Jared Leto in the supervillain ensemble Suicide Squad (2016).

Director Todd Phillips is best known for writing and directing The Hangover Trilogy and Borat, for which he was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the Academy Awards.

Also in the film are Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Shea Whigham, Brett Cullen, Douglas Hodge and Josh Pais.

Joker is set to invade theaters on October 4, 2019.

Official Disney+ Trailer Released

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Disney has released the official trailer for its upcoming subscription video on-demand service, released today from Hall D23 at D23 Expo 2019, and features some of the most popular characters from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm among others.

“Some of the most beloved stories in the world are moving to a new home,” it says on Disney+ twitter page. National Geographic and 20th Century Fox content will also be available on the streaming service.

Disney+ will be available on various devices such as phones, TVs, laptops, tablets, and gaming consoles, and will support iOS, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Xbox One.

Disney+ is set to launch on November 12, 2019.

Action-Packed ‘Rambo: Last Blood’ New Trailer Released

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Sylvester Stallone is back to his roots and one of his famous roles in ‘Rambo: Last Blood’, and on Tuesday, the actor released an intense preview of the film in Instagram, which gives a first look at the film’s plot.

Directed by Adrian Grunberg (Get the Gringo), film follows John Rambo as he settles into retirement on his ranch in Arizona before facing off with the Mexican cartel after his friend’s daughter has been kidnapped. “All she’s got is me,” he says in the trailer.

The film also features Paz Vega, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, and Adrianna Barraza, among many others. Stallone cowrote the screenplay with Matthew Cirulnick.

Recently, the actor revived his Rocky franchise with Creed and Creed II, both of which critical and commercial successes.

Rambo: Last Blood is set for release in theaters on Sept. 20.

Here is the film’s official synopsis:

Almost four decades after he drew first blood, Sylvester Stallone is back as one of the greatest action heroes of all time, John Rambo. Now, Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission. A deadly journey of vengeance, Rambo: First Blood marks the last chapter of the legendary series.

Stunning New “Parasite” Trailer Released

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Director Bong Joon-ho’s acclaimed black comedy thriller finally has a new trailer.

Bong Joon-ho is known for mixing disparate genres within his films and Parasite looks like its no exception. The trailer looks as captivating as one would expect from the mind behind Snowpiercer, Mother (Madeo), and Okja.

The new trailer was released by Neon this week (see below), showing lives of two families, one wealthy and another impoverished, intersecting and taking a horrific turn.

The film recently took top honor at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, winning the Palme d’Or, making this the first time that a Korean film has won the honor.

Parasite is set to hit theaters on Oct. 11.

Here’s the film’s official synopsis:
Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and the Kims sense a golden opportunity. Masterminded by college-aged Ki-woo, the Kim children expediently install themselves as tutor and art therapist, to the Parks. Soon, a symbiotic relationship forms between the two families. The Kims provide “indispensable” luxury services while the Parks obliviously bankroll their entire household. When a parasitic interloper threatens the Kims’ newfound comfort, a savage, underhanded battle for dominance breaks out, threatening to destroy the fragile ecosystem between the Kims and the Parks.

First Trailer For Paul Feig’s “Last Christmas” Released

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Christmas comes early with the release of the first trailer for Universal’s “Last Christmas”, the upcoming romantic comedy from director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat).

The film stars Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, who had a breakout role last year in “Crazy Rich Asians.”

The trailer shows Kate (Emilia Clarke) as a cynical, down-on-her-luck Londoner who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. “I bet nothing’s ever your fault, is it darling?,” says Kate’s flatmate before throwing her out the apartment. Enter Tom (Golding), who seem to regularly bump into Kate. She starts to confide in him, and the two starts a festive romance.

Throughout the trailer, we also hear some of George Michael’s classic songs including of course “Last Christmas,” released in 1984. There’s also brand new unreleased material by the legendary Grammy-winning artist, according to Universal.

“Last Christmas” co-stars Michelle Yeoh and Emma Thompson, with the latter also co-writing and co-producing the film.

The film is set for release on 8 November 2019 by Universal Pictures.

Here’s the film’s official synopsis:

Kate (Emilia Clarke) harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Tom (Henry Golding) seems too good to be true when he walks into her life and starts to see through so many of Kate’s barriers. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, nothing should work for these two. But sometimes, you gotta let the snow fall where it may, you gotta listen to your heart … and you gotta have faith.

J.J. Abrams Makes His Mark On Marvel In The Spider-Man #1: Trailer

J.J. Abrams, the modern master of mystery, makes his mark on Marvel in the Spider-Man 1 Trailer. The All-Star team of J.J. Abrams, Henry Abrams, and Sara Pichelli assembles for this sensational series.

J.J. Abrams takes the webbed wonder to new heights when he and his son Henry partner with legendary spider-artist Sara Pichelli for a Spider-Man story like you’ve never seen before! Cadaverous, a terrifying new villain, will force Spidey to make some of the hardest choices of his life. Can he protect MJ, Manhattan…or even himself? Check out this brand new trailer for SPIDER-MAN #1 featuring Executive Editor Nick Lowe and writers J.J. and Henry Abrams.

“Having these geniuses working together on Spider-Man, the greatest fictional character of all time, couldn’t be better,” Lowe exclaimed, a sentiment shared by the Abrams. “We knew [Sara Pichelli’s] stuff – she’s a genius,” J.J. added. “The fact that we got Sara to do this book was the luckiest gift of all time.”

Henry Abrams went on to shed more light on the creative team’s thinking behind the scenes. “Spider-Man in general has been one of the most interesting super hero characters to me – how when he gets stronger, his problems get bigger,” he said. “A large focus on our series was [Spider-Man] as a person and not just him as a mask. So how does he deal with these real issues? It’s been a pleasure exploring that.”

“Cadaverous is one of the most terrifying Spider-Man villains of all time – and that’s saying something,” Lowe warned. “Spidey has faced the Green Goblin, Carnage, Venom, and Cadaverous might be even scarier and a little bit grosser than any of them.” SPIDER-MAN #1 arrives September 18 in comic shops, on the Marvel Comics App, and on Marvel.com.

Dafoe And Pattinson Loses Their Sanity In “The Lighthouse” Trailer

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Robert Eggers is back with his follow up to his 2016 directorial “The Witch”, this time pairing Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson in “The Lighthouse”, an upcoming black-and-white horror film from A24.

The highly-anticipated film’s riveting first trailer has just been released, see below.

Set in a remote and mysterious lighthouse on a New England island in the 1890s, the film follows two lighthouse keepers “just looking to earn a living, on the run,” as they face solitude and their worst nightmares on a storm-ridden deserted island.

“How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks? Two days? Help me to recollect,” Dafoe’s asks Pattinson.

The film had its world premiere on May 19, 2019 at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2019, where Dafoe, Pattinson and director Eggers received critical acclaim, along with the film’s technical aspects.

Pattinson has recently appeared in indie films and worked with renowned directors as Werner Herzog and David Cronenberg as well as gained positive reviews in the crime film “Good Time” and this year’s science-fiction horror film “High Life”. He is also set to appear in Christopher Nolan’s film “Tenet,” set to open July 17, 2020, as well as Matt Reeves’ upcoming Batman film.

Dafoe recently portrayed \Vincent van Gogh in At Eternity’s Gate (2018), which earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination, which shockingly is his first in that category throughout his stunning career.

‘The Lighthouse’ is set for release on October 18, 2019.

Trailer Premiere of upcoming horror film “Bliss” from Joe Begos

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Dark Sky Films has released the official trailer premiere for the upcoming horror film, Bliss.
Written, produced & directed by Joe Begos, the film is set to open in theaters and on digital platforms on September 27, 2019.

Here is the film’s official synopsis:
Known for her dark and macabre artwork, painter Dezzy Donahue (Dora Madison) is in a professional rut. Unable to finish her newest commissioned work, Dezzy looks to reignite her creative juices by letting loose-as in, taking every drug in sight and tearing through raucous house parties and heavy metal bars. After a few nights spent with her debauchery-loving friends Courtney (Tru Collins) and Ronnie (Rhys Wakefield), though, Dezzy notices changes within herself. On the positive side, she’s finally painting again, but she’s also developing a strange desire for blood. As someone who has never been able to control her vices in the first place, Dezzy is quickly and violently consumed by this bloodlust.

With his previous films, Almost Human (2013) and The Mind’s Eye (2015), filmmaker Joe Begos won the hearts of horror lovers through his stylistic nostalgia and inhibition-free penchant for brutality. Upping the ante, BLISS roars with searing visuals, kinetic energy, an endearing nastiness, and a ferociously all-in lead performance from Madison. Although it’s set in modern-day Los Angeles, BLISS harkens back to the grimy days of New York City grindhouse cinema, when films like Abel Ferrara’s The Driller Killer and Bill Lustig’s Maniac were the norm.

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