Review: Gerald’s Game, the past is haunting

Mike Flanagan quickly made a name for himself among the horror genre after turning heads with Abstentia and following it up with the well-received Oculus back in 2013. Flanagan has been busy ever since, quickly turning out four more films—Hush, Before I Wake, Ouija: Origin of Evil, and now his latest with Gerald’s Game. When […]

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Review: Ouija – Origin of Evil, never play alone

I’m not at all surprised that a sequel to the abysmal Ouija happened (that movie, somehow, made a ridiculous amount of money), but I am surprised that it attracted the talent of Mike Flanagan—the director of Absentia, Oculus, and Hush was an exciting choice to helm an unexciting sequel. If you compare Flanagan’s Origin of Evil to […]

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Fear your dreams in the new trailer for Mike Flanagan’s Before I Wake

After a crazy long delay—I first premiered the trailer over a year ago—Mike Flanagan’s Before I Wake will finally see the light of day, first at the Fantasia Film Festival and then in theaters on September 9th. It sucks that the delay doesn’t exactly inspire much confidence in Flanagan’s latest, because the film does have a […]

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Silence kills in the trailer for Mike Flanagan’s Hush

While a lot of the focus is on Oculus director Mike Flanagan’s upcoming supernatural haunter Before I Wake, he quietly shot a micro budget thriller by the name of Hush, which will see its premiere at SXSW this weekend. The film was recently snatched up by Netflix and it looks absolutely chilling, focusing on a deaf girl being stalked […]

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Oculus director brings nightmares to life in the Before I Wake trailer

Last year, Mike Flanagan’s Oculus was the rare breed of horror film that saw a wide release and didn’t suck. Trust me, that’s quite an accomplishment when films like Ouija, Annabelle and The Pyramid (to name a few) really stunk up the place. Flanagan, a truly exciting new genre director, returns to horror this summer […]

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Mike Flanagan’s Gerald’s Game adaptation will be “strange and exciting”

The director of Oculus is going to take a stab at Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game! Does he have what it takes? When it was announced that Oculus director Mike Flanagan was going to be steering the adaptation of Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game, the first question was: How? While I haven’t read the novel myself, I’m […]

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