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Icelandic Horror Trailer I Remember You Hints at Dark Secrets and Malevolent Spirits

Nordic horror is a particularly chilling subset of the genre—for obvious reasons (duh, it’s cold there), but also because filmmakers from that region tend to construct films blending slow-burn dread with sudden moments of otherworldly terror. I Remember You looks very much in that vein. Read More >>

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A Mars-Bound Astronaut Risks Everything for the Future in Others Will Follow

Andrew Finch’s Others Will Follow is about a mission to Mars gone awry, but this isn’t The Martian. There are no alien potatoes, and no jokes about space pirates—just a lonely astronaut reflecting on his fate, and deciding to risk it all to send one last inspirational message back to Earth. Read More >>

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Channing Tatum’s Gambit Film Is Finally, Really, Actually Happening

Good news if you had Channing Tatum’s long-gestating Gambit movie in your “Hollywood project in limbo most likely to actually happen” office pool: the thing’s got a release date at last, and Tatum’s card-flinging X-Men dreams are about to come true. Read More >>

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Get a First Look at Long-Lost Doctor Who Story ‘Shada’ in Its New Animated Form

We’re all waiting for the new Last Jedi trailer to drop tonight, but here’s something fun and unexpected to admire as well. It’s the first teaser for the animated version of “Shada,” the legendary Douglas Adams-penned Doctor Who serial that never made it to the screen, thanks to a BBC strike in the late 1970s. Read More >>

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Bride of Frankenstein Has Been Postponed Because Nobody Wants Another Mummy

On the heels of director Bill Condon’s remarks that his upcoming Bride of Frankenstein movie would have “nothing to do with” Universal’s Dark Universe comes word that the film will not begin shooting early next year as planned. Instead, the production is taking a time out to rework its script. Read More >>

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Kids and Their Imaginary Friends Do Battle in Cute Fantasy Short Imaginapped

Short fantasy film Imaginapped is set in a world where every kid has a superpowered imaginary friend—which sounds totally awesome, until you realise that not everybody is in it for fun. There are some little villains out there who are willing to use dark magic to get as much power as possible. Read More >>

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The It Sequel Finally Has an Official Release Date

Here’s some joyful news for all the Stephen King horror fans and devoted Pennywise meme-makers. The It sequel finally has an official release date, and you won’t have to wait 27 years to see what happens to the Losers Club. You will, however, have to wait a couple of years. Read More >>

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Here is Proof That You Should Never, Ever Challenge Pennywise to a Dance-Off

In the new It movie, Pennywise the Dancing Clown is a terrifying, sewer-dwelling killer who turns your worst fears against you. He is also, as his name suggests, capable of absolutely ripping up the dance floor no matter what song is playing, as a hilarious new Twitter account demonstrates. Read More >>

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Five Horror Directors, Including Gremlins’ Joe Dante, Are Collaborating on a New Anthology Film

Five genre directors — Joe Dante (Gremlins, Innerspace), Mick Garris (The Stand), Alejandro Brugués (Juan of the Dead), and Ryuhei Kitamura (Versus, The Midnight Meat Train) — are joining forces for a new horror anthology film set in a haunted theatre, appropriately titled Nightmare Cinema. Read More >>

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Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is Incredibly Fascinating and Unbelievably Frustrating

Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is gruelling and gruesome. It’s a deliberately pretentious art-house movie, cast with some of the biggest stars on the planet. It’s horrifying on many levels—and yet there’s something deeply admirable about it. Whatever the opposite of “crowd-pleaser” is, this movie is it. Read More >>

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A Pilot Remembers Why She Dreamed of Space Travel in This Lovely Animated Short

In Cécile Carre’s short Burn Out, an intergalactic repairwoman makes an emergency landing on a planet that appears deserted—except for an oddly familiar little girl, who helps her remember why she wanted to blast into the stars in the first place. The meaning is obvious, but the execution is rather beautiful. Read More >>

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A Video Game Character Takes Determination to New Levels in This Animated Short

Usually, when a video game presents a seemingly impossible challenge, it’s the player who gets cranky. In Anthony Falleroni’s short Jumpy, it’s the hot-pink rabbit onscreen who becomes outraged—and more determined than ever to succeed. Read More >>

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The 13 Scariest Evil Movie Clowns (So Far)

Between American Horror Story: Cult and the new It, there seems to be an epidemic of scary clowns going on in pop culture right now. Hell, there’s even a movie called Clowntergeist heading to VOD later this month. Truly, there’s no better time to rank the scariest, most evil movie clowns of all time. Read More >>

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The Neverending Quest to Reboot The Crow Somehow Still Continues

After spending nearly 10 years in the TBD pile at Relativity Studios, the reboot of The Crow has been picked up by Sony Pictures. Does that mean we’ll ever see the damn thing get made? It certainly elevates the chances, at least a little bit. Read More >>

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A Synthetic Human Fights to Survive in Visually Stunning Scifi Short ‘Seam’

In the not-too-distant future, a tenuous peace between humans and remarkably humanlike “machines”—some don’t even know they’re not real—is tested when synthetics begin spontaneously exploding. A military-led search for these unwitting suicide bombers begins, sending a terrified machine woman and her human partner on the run. Read More >>