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‘Fear Street’ Spoiler Review: Netflix’s Horror Trilogy Mines Nostalgia While Looking to the Future

Netflix’s Fear Street trilogy, a three-week spree of crimes against innocent Shadysiders, ended on Friday. It’s possibly the biggest slasher-movie event since the 2018 Halloween broke box-office records for its franchise and production company. There have been other slasher flicks since then; the bloody body-swap Freaky comes to mind as one genre torch-bearer, seen mostly on VOD late last year. However, with its staggered release pattern — instant summer sequels, now available to stream! — Fear...
Tags: Reviews, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Features, Radiohead, Netflix, Aol, David Bowie, Kansas, Kmart, Manson Family, Kate, Quentin Tarantino, Sam, Cypress Hill


Unicode's New Emoji Finalists, Ranked

A new cast of draft emojis stands for final approval by the Unicode Consortium Emoji Subcommittee, the America’s Next Top Model panel of emoji judgment. If you, an emoji, think you’re going to cruise to the top on a nice smile and a dance move, think again. For you who dare approach the world stage, the Consortium…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, America, Internet Slang, Computing, Emoji, Unicode, Simpson, Freddy Krueger, Gumby, Online Chat, Unicode Consortium Emoji Subcommittee, Encodings, Pictograms, Japanese Writing System


Werewolves Within: Josh Ruben Talks Knives Out Similarities, Ubisoft’s Input

Based on the Ubisoft virtual reality game of the same name, horror mystery film Werewolves Within is now available digitally. The whodunnit stars Sam Richardson, Milana Vayntrub, George Basil, Sarah Burns, and more as a series of murders take place in a small town. “After a proposed pipeline creates divisions within the small town of Beaverfield, and a snowstorm traps its residents together inside the local inn, newly arrived forest ranger Finn (Richardson) and postal worker Cecily (Vayntrub) m...
Tags: Video, Movies, Interview, Horror, Ubisoft, Sam, Jason, Agatha Christie, John Krasinski, Josh Ruben, Coen, Freddy Krueger, Karyn Kusama, Jordan Peele, Rebecca Henderson, Movie News


Sleep paralysis: a terrifying encounter with our own mind

Sleep paralysis, which 20 percent of people experience at least once, can be terrifying.Though it is a neurological phenomenon, our culture and beliefs can make the experience worse.One potential treatment is to learn to control the content of our dreams. Imagine waking up in the middle of pitch darkness, only to realize you are completely paralyzed. You suddenly notice out of nowhere, an aggressive and horrendous human-like cat is on your bed. Next, the worst-case scenario unfolds: The creatu...
Tags: Psychology, Hollywood, Sleep, Wikipedia, Stephen King, Harvard, Egypt, Harvard University, Italy, Innovation, San Diego, Denmark, Johnny Depp, Cambridge University, Nancy, Danes


The Slow and Steady passive portfolio update: Q1 2021

A year ago, give or take, Covid-19 began to spread across the world like an ink stain. Twelve months of lockdown and one frightening stock market crash later and the Slow & Steady passive portfolio is up 21% in the last year. Surely there’s been a mistake? Although… if the end-of-the-world is not nigh then why is our model portfolio not up 2000% like those crazy non-fungible tokens and digitised fart certificates? It’s because reality is simultaneously more dull yet at the same ti...
Tags: UK, London, Marketing, Global, Investing, Britain, Index Funds, Don, Vanguard, Freddy Krueger, Passive investing, Larry Swedroe, Monevator, SSPU, Vanguard UK Government Bond Index, Asset Allocation


8 Frightful Films to Spend a Horrifying Weekend With on HBO Max

HBO Max has gotten a lot of ink lately for a certain mega-sized superhero director’s cut, but the streamer is also stuffed with genre titles beyond its flashy premieres. We’ve already picked out the must-see (and deep-cut) fantasy and sci-fi; now, we’ve got eight horror suggestions for your next spooky movie night.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Stephen King, Tim Curry, David Cronenberg, Hannibal Lecter, Scanners, Anthony Hopkins, John Carpenter, Barry Levinson, Richard Attenborough, Alice Cooper, Seth Green, Eyes Without A Face, CHRISTIANE


‘Hysterical’ Trailer: The Future of Comedy is Female in FX Documentary

FX has released a trailer for Hysterical, a new documentary feature film that peels back the curtain on women in stand-up comedy. Watch the Hysterical trailer below. Hysterical Trailer Andrea Nevins (The Other F Word) directs Hysterical, a documentary that chronicles the accomplishments, as well as the hurdles, of female stand-up comedians. “If there’s anyone left who still actually believes women aren’t funny, then that opinion is going to change,” Nevins, who also executive produces t...
Tags: Comedy, Documentary, FX, Movie Trailers, Hysterical


Stranger Things Season 4 Adds a Horror Icon to Its Cast

So far, we don’t know too much about Stranger Things season four, other than the fact that Hopper is really, really far away from Hawkins thanks to the events of season three. But some exciting casting news announced today sheds a little more light on what to expect—and who to expect, for that matter.Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Netflix, Streaming, Hopper, Hawkins, Freddy Krueger, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Englund, Stranger Things, Tom Wlaschiha, Nightmare On Elm Street, Stranger Things 4


‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Announces New Cast Members, Including ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Star Robert Englund

The kids of Hawkins, Indiana are about to meet a new nightmare in Stranger Things season 4. Netflix announced new cast members for Stranger Things 4, the upcoming fourth installment of the streamer’s flagship sci-fi horror series, and it includes none other than Freddy Krueger himself. Robert Englund, the star of Wes Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Street horror franchise, is joining the Stranger Things 4 cast alongside a slew of newcomers, including new series regulars Jamie Campbell Bower (The Mort...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Netflix, Eddie, Peter, Hawkins, Yuri, Freddy Krueger, Englund, Brett Gelman, Wes Craven, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert-Englund, Stranger Things


‘Stranger Things’ Adds Robert Englund, ‘Game of Thrones’ Alum and Six Others to Season 4 Cast

“Stranger Things” has added eight new players for its upcoming fourth season. The wildly popular Netflix show has cast Jamie Campbell Bower (“Sweeney Todd”), Eduardo Franco (“Booksmart”) and Joseph Quinn (“Catherine the Great”) as series regulars, as well as Robert Englund (best known for playing Freddy Krueger in “A Nightmare on Elm Street”) among several […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Game Of Thrones, Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund, Stranger Things, Joseph Quinn Catherine the Great


Tarantino: Remove the Cake Frosting and ‘It’ is a Ripoff of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

“It is basically Stephen King saw A Nightmare on Elm Street [1984] and did his ripoff of it. The [1988] book It is Stephen King’s ripoff of Nightmare on Elm Street. He just replaces Freddy Krueger with Pennywise. It’s just exactly like he sees Nightmare on Elm Street—Oh wow, that’s goes that’s a really neat […]
Tags: Stephen King, It, Filmmaking, Quentin Tarantino, Tarantino, Freddy Krueger, Wes Craven, Pennywise, Screenwriting, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Eli Roth& 039, s History of Horror: Uncut podcast


The Morning Watch: The Night Terrors of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’, The Different Versions of ‘The Exorcist’, and More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, we’ve got a trio of featurettes for some horror movies to spice up your Halloween. Warner Bros. Pictures has provided some revealing behind the scenes featurettes looking at the night terrors of A Nightmare ...
Tags: Movies, Freddy Krueger, Wes-Craven, William Friedkin, Pennywise, The Exorcist, Video Of The Day, A-Nightmare-on-Elm-Street, The Morning Watch, It: Chapter Two, Bill Skarsgaard, Halloween Warner Bros Pictures, Stephen King Revel


POLL RESULTS: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon?

POLL RESULTS: Who is the greatest slasher icon? After a week and nearly 1500 votes, ComingSoon.net’s poll for who is the greatest horror slasher icon has closed and despite a roster chock-full of variety to choose from, there was one clear winner whose arrival is infamously paired with the Halloween season. Check out the results from the poll below! RELATED: POLL RESULTS: Who is the Greatest Classic Universal Monster? PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB....
Tags: Movies, House, Mark Lewis, Chucky, Leigh Whannell, Alfred Hitchcock, Clive Barker, Rob Zombie, Valentine, Billy, John Carpenter, Tom, Candyman, Freddy Krueger, Kevin Williamson, Leatherface


CS Collectibles: Sideshow Con, Predator & More!

CS Collectibles: Sideshow Con, Predator & More! Hello and welcome to the latest edition of CS Collectibles, ComingSoon.net’s newest weekly column that brings you the best in premium collectibles! Find out all the latest on statues, figures, posters, cards, eBay deals, Amazon deals & much more below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = r...
Tags: Amazon, Halloween, New York, Movies, Horror, Tim Burton, Tim Curry, Jurassic Park, Statues, Raphael, Predator, Gotham City, Ghostbusters, Marvel Comics, Steven Spielberg, Michael Crichton


POLL: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon?

POLL: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon? Halloween season has finally arrived, and as we dive back into the wonderful world of horror ComingSoon.net is reflecting on the slasher genre! We’re asking our readers to vote on who they believe is the best of the bunch, with everyone from the wisecracking Freddy Krueger to the silent Michael Myers to the dancing Patrick Bateman and many more! Be sure to place your vote in our poll below, and let us know of any other favorites omitted from the poll i...
Tags: Movies, House, Mark Lewis, Chucky, Leigh Whannell, Alfred Hitchcock, Clive Barker, Rob Zombie, Valentine, Billy, John Carpenter, Tom, Freddy Krueger, Kevin Williamson, Leatherface, Patrick Bateman


Cool Stuff: One, Two, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Nike Shoes Inspired By Freddy Krueger Are Coming for You

Even though the first official day of fall isn’t upon us until later this month, Halloween lovers are already getting in the spirit of the spooky season. Even though this year the holiday won’t be quite as fun as usual thanks to the coronavirus pandemic keeping us scared throughout almost all of 2020, Nike has something that might make up for it. This fall, Nike is releasing a new Air Max 95 pair of sneakers inspired by A Nightmare on Elm Street dream slasher Freddy Krueger. Not only do they fe...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Nike, Gear, Cool Stuff, Freddy, Krueger, Freddy-Krueger, A-Nightmare-on-Elm-Street, Nike Air Trainer, Air Max 95, Freddy Krueger Nike, Freddy Krueger Nike Shoes


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in September 2020

The HBO Max library continues to grow, and September offers up some exciting titles. Now if only HBO Max and Roku could settle their dispute so more people could take advantage. Here are the best TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in September 2020. The Invisible Man One of the year’s best films – and not just because there really haven’t been that many films this year – The Invisible Man is a brilliant reimagining of the classic story. Leigh Whannell directs Elisabeth Moss in this #Me...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, White House, Star, Fbi, Roku, Victoria, Jfk, Leigh Whannell, Keanu Reeves, Kathryn Bigelow, Elisabeth Moss, Virginia Woolf, Patrick Swayze, Gene Hackman, Moss


Director Renny Harlin's Essential Genre Films, Ranked

These days, Finland-born director Renny Harlin is mostly known as Geena Davis’ ex-husband who directed her in the infamous Cutthroat Island. But his long and occasionally strange career encompasses way more than that. For instance: super-smart sharks!Read more...
Tags: Science, Geena Davis, Finland, Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Sharks, Samuel L Jackson, Cliffhanger, LL Cool J, Freddy Krueger, Wes Craven, Deep Blue Sea, Ranker, Renny Harlin, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Cutthroat Island


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Freddy vs. Jason’ Brought Two Iconic Slashers Together With Silly Style

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Freddy vs. Jason Where You Can Stream It: Hulu and HBO Max The Pitch: Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th series and A Nightmare on Elm Street‘s Freddy Krueger finally meet face-to-face, and when they’re not battling each other, they’re brutally murdering a bunch of dumb teens played by people in their mid-3os. Why It’s Esse...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Horror, Features, Hulu, Jason, Freddy, Crystal Lake, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Jason Goes, Freddy vs. Jason, Ronny Yu, Freddy Krueger Robert Englund


Now Stream This: ‘Uncut Gems’, ‘The Terminator’, ‘Den of Thieves’, ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’, ‘Police Story’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) Uncut Gems Now Streaming on Netflix Release Date: 2019 Genre: 135-minute panic attack Director: Josh and Benny Safdie, Cast: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Idina Menzel, Lakeith Stanfield, Kevin Garnett, Eric Bogosian You might not be in the mood to watch Adam Sandler grow more and more unhinged for over two hours right now, and that’s understand...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Movies, White House, Features, Fox, Dave, United States, Wes Anderson, Elton John, Robert De Niro, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scorsese, Sigourney Weaver, Jackie Chan, Elijah Wood


CS Interview: Robert Englund on J.J. Villard’s Fairy Tales

CS Interview: Robert Englund on J.J. Villard’s Fairy Tales Just in time for the premiere of Adult Swim’s latest bizarre animated comedy J.J. Villard’s Fairy Tales, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with horror icon Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street) to discuss his role in the series and work in the world of animation. RELATED: J.J. Villard’s Fairy Tales Trailer: Twisted Takes on Brothers Grimm Stories In choosing to sign on for the series, Englund reflected back on his tim...
Tags: TV, Movies, Interview, Tim Burton, Features, TV News, Chucky, Brothers Grimm, Max Von Sydow, Travel Channel, Jj, Gretel, Blair, Morty, Boris, Rick


Sequel Bits: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2,’ ‘Happy Death Day 3,’ the Future of ‘Nightmare on Elm Street,’ and More

In this edition Sequel Bits: Sonic the Hedgehog director Jeff Fowler is waiting for Paramount to greenlight a sequel Jessica Rothe wants to complete the Happy Death Day trilogy Robert Englund on the future of Nightmare on Elm Street Michael Cera would love to do a Scott Pilgrim vs. the World sequel Despite the box office success of Sonic the Hedgehog, quietly becoming the biggest video game movie ever  domestically even amid the coronavirus pandemic, Paramount hasn’t yet greenlit a sequel...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Ash, Usa Today, Elijah Wood, Mia, Sonic the Hedgehog, Sam, Jamie Lee Curtis, Paramount, Edgar Wright, Chris, Michael Cera, Morgan, Jessica, Jonathan


Shudder May 2020 Movie & TV Highlights Announced

Shudder May 2020 movie & TV highlights announced AMC’s horror-tinged streaming service Shudder has unveiled its movie and TV highlights for the month of May, including the slasher mockumentary Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon and a new season of cult favorite talk show The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs! Check out the full calendar for what to watch on Shudder next month! (Via VitalThrills) RELATED: AMC To Air First Season of Shudder’s Hit Creepshow Revival Shudder Ma...
Tags: TV, New York, Movies, Horror, Amc, Rome, Aiden, Streaming, Detroit, Yoon, Clive Barker, Frank, Henry, Laura, Julia, Outback


Say High to the Stoner Buds in These 10 Sci-Fi, Horror, and Fantasy Movies

The world may be in chaos, but since weed dispensaries have been deemed essential businesses in many states, your 4/20 celebration has a chance of not being totally ruined. In honor of that high holy day, we present this round-up of our favorite stoner characters from sci-fi, fantasy, and horror movies.Read more...
Tags: Science, Weed, Horror, Marijuana, Fantasy, Cannabis, Pot, Sci Fi, Seth Rogen, Lord Of The Rings, Jack Black, 420, Marlon Wayans, Jay Baruchel, Gandalf, Freddy Krueger


Seriously funny: political comedians on humour in horrific times

The Mash Report has always turned tough topics into comedy. As it returns in lockdown, host Nish Kumar and standups Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Tom Mayhew talk about satire’s role in a crisisWhen Nish Kumar’s political comedy show The Mash Report returned to our TV screens earlier this month, things looked very different to the last series – and not just because he’d accidentally shaved his beard off. With the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown in place, Kumar hosted the show from his spare room, forcing him ...
Tags: UK, Wetherspoon, Tim Martin, Kumar, Freddy Krueger, Dominic Raab, Nish Kumar, Rachel Parris, Kiri Pritchard McLean, Tom Mayhew


Classic horror movies as Disney cartoons

It's only a matter of time before Disney owns every piece of intellectual property on the planet. And when that day comes, we'll likely be treated to adorable reboots of gory, existential classics. In the meantime, we'll have to settle for Swedish cartoonist Daniel Björk's imagined versions of the inevitable future. View this post on Instagram 'Why don't you sit right back, And I, I may tell you a ...
Tags: Post, News, Disney, Alien, Eli Roth, Hannibal, Horror Films, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Xenomorph, Mash-ups, Friday The 13th, Monster Movies, Disney villains, Horror flicks, Goth Disney


Freddy Vs. Jason Writers Still Want a Sequel

Freddy Vs. Jason writers Still Want a Sequel Who wants another battle between Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees? Well, as it turns out, the answer is Damian Shannon and Mark Swift, the writers of the classic 2003 blood fest Freddy vs. Jason. The duo took to Twitter to state their desire for another round between the two titans of horror. RELATED: Armie Hammer’s Justice League: Mortal Batman Cowl Revealed “We still want to get it made! We would always love to do another one,” the duo tweeted....
Tags: Movies, Horror, Jason, Bruce Campbell, Freddy, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift, Freddy vs. Jason, Jason Vs Ash, Armie Hammer 's Justice League, Horror Movie News, Sony Releasing Bloodshot On Digital Platforms, Freddy Krueger Robert Englund, Jason Voorhees Ken Kirzinger Freddy


Rob Lowe talks about 40-plus years of acting, ‘The West Wing’ and working with son

Rob Lowe does not get tired of fans coming up to him and saying his “Parks and Recreation” character’s catchphrase. Literally. “I’ve had a lot of cool things in my career but I’ve never had my own buzzword, my own phrase, and I finally got ‘Literally’,” Lowe, 56, said in a recent telephone interview, referencing the common refrain of his character Chris Traeger. “So whenever people stop me on the street and give me the double point with ‘Literally’ it puts a smile on my face.” In a career spanni...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Aaron Sorkin, Sport, Fox, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, The Newsroom, Broadway, Rob Lowe, Parks, Trump, Francis Ford Coppola, Anaheim, Lowe


‘Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries’ star Essie Davis returns to the fan favorite role in new film

Essie Davis never had any doubts about returning to the role of Phryne Fisher. The stylish heiress-turned-sleuth resurfaces in “Miss Fisher And the Crypt of Tears,” the movie sequel to the Australian series “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries” that premieres Monday, March 23 on Acorn TV. A state trooper looks around as demonstrators march in response to a not guilty verdict in the trial of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in St. Louis. Stockley was acquitte...
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