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‘Goodnight Mommy’ Remake Will Star Naomi Watts

The nasty Austrian horror flick Goodnight Mommy is getting an American remake, and the remake has found its mommy: Naomi Watts. Amazon Studios is producing the remake, with Matt Sobel (Take Me to the River) directing a script from Kyle Warren. Released in 2014, the original film was helmed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala, who went on to make the even nastier (and better) horror movie The Lodge. In Goodnight Mommy, twin siblings begin to suspect their mother is not who she says she is. Va...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Horror, Warren, Naomi-Watts, Remakes, Watts, Amazon Studios, Sobel, Matt Sobel, Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz, Goodnight Mommy, Kyle Warren, Naomi Watts Amazon Studios

Naomi Watts to Lead Amazon’s Remake of Cult Hit ‘Goodnight Mommy’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Naomi Watts is set to star in and executive produce the English-language remake of the hit Austrian psychological thriller “Goodnight Mommy,” set up at Amazon Studios. The streamer will mount the remake with indie prestige label Animal Kingdom and production company Playtime. Released in 2014, the original film became a cult classic and was selected […]
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Why ‘The Lodge’ Directors Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz Feel the Need to “Apologize” For Their Dark Horror Movie [Interview]

/Film’s own Jacob Hall said it best when he described The Lodge as “ the feel-bad horror movie of [the year] .” Directors Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz double down on the isolation and bleakness from Goodnight Mommy to create an experience that will fill you with dread as it keeps your head spinning and your jaw on the floor.  The story jumps right into one hell of a shockingly devastating prologue, which leaves Richard ( Richard Armitage ) in charge of his two kids (played by...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Horror, Features, Rebecca, Vienna, Guillermo Del Toro, Mia, Richard, Franz, Hitchcock, Severin, Fiala, Veronika, Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz

Counting Down the 10 Scariest and Most Evil Children in Horror Movies

You don’t have to be a childless millennial at Disney World to be afraid of kids. There’s a whole time-honored sub-genre of horror that plays upon pedophobia, the fear of children. It’s yielded ghost girls aplenty and more than one son of Satan. Writer-directors Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala ventured into pedophobic territory with their 2014 Austrian film, Goodnight Mommy. It’s been a long road to the release of their new feature, The Lodge, which premiered at Sundance last year and earned s...
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The Most Uncomfortable Movie Scenes of All Time

Every week we attempt to answer a new pop culture related question. This week’s edition of /Answers takes on the question: Which movie scene made you the most uncomfortable? As always we have the most of the /Film writing and podcast team providing answers, but beginning this week, we will be introducing a new person to the mix. The idea is to have a different writer, director or actor join our weekly question game. This week we have 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg providing his a...
Tags: Movies, Features, Lars von Trier, Dustin Hoffman, The Graduate, Green Room, Under The Skin, Michael Haneke, Answers, Diwali, Blake Harris, The Shining, Dan Trachtenberg, Kelly, Ruben Ostlund, Tomas