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“Five Nights at Freddy’s,” which sold an estimated $78 million in tickets at North American theaters, reinforced moviegoers’ desire for something other than a sequel.
Source: ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ Is Surprise Box Office Hit
Our first horror movie is often a memory imprinted on our brain and, for some of us, our heart.
Source: From ‘The Exorcist’ to ‘Bambi,’ These Movies Messed Us Up as Kids
The director Alexander Payne narrates a sequence from his film, featuring Paul Giamatti and Dominic Sessa.
Source: How Truths Are Told at a Liquor Store in ‘The Holdovers’
She always had concerns about the happily-ever-after ideals of the genre. Now as a director she’s pushing its boundaries to examine issues of aging and regret.
Source: Meg Ryan on Her New Rom-Com, ‘What Happens Later’
Alexander Payne’s jaunt to the past, with Paul Giamatti playing a curmudgeonly instructor at a 1970s boarding school, is crackling with pungent life.
Source: ‘The Holdovers’ Review: Three Sad Souls Stranded for Christmas
Alexander Payne narrates a sequence from his film featuring Paul Giamatti and Dominic Sessa.
Source: ‘The Holdovers’ | Anatomy of a Scene
Man-grasshopper hybrids, not-quite space travel and very brief time travel in this month’s collection of sci-fi picks.
Source: Five Science Fiction Movies to Stream Now
The British director Horace Ové struggled to get his 1975 film, “Pressure,” made and released. Now, weeks after his death, a new restoration is celebrated in New York and London.
Source: A Landmark of Black Cinema, Restored for a New Age
This adaptation of a video game franchise is more interested in unpacking childhood trauma than packing in jump scares.
Source: ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ Review: Creepypizza
The newly released English version of this Spanish children’s film about an arachnid gumshoe is a comic mystery indebted to Agatha Christie and swashbuckling epics.
Source: ‘Inspector Sun’ Review: A Web of Cinema Classics