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The 10 scariest films of all time

By Simon Miraudo October 28, 2013 Every October, in the days leading up to Halloween, I like to look back over my favourite horror films, and watch those that have eluded me. It’s hard to explain why we like scary movies so. They don’t make us laugh, like comedies. They don’t move us, like dramas. […]

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The top 10 prequels

The top 10 prequels. By Simon Miraudo. We know what you’re thinking: “There are 10 good prequels?!” To answer that question, we say, “Barely.” It was a bit of a slog putting together this week’s selection of features, but that was the task we set ourselves in honour of the cinema release of Ridley Scott‘s […]

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Joel Edgerton offered 300 spin-off and The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Everything’s coming up Edgerton! Vulture reports Warner Bros has offered Aussie Joel Edgerton lead roles in two major properties. The first is a starring role in their upcoming 300 spin-off, Battle of Artemisia. Edgerton is in talks to play Themosticles, “the famed archon and general who led the greeks to victory against the invading Persians […]

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The 10 scariest movie scenes

The 10 scariest movie scenes. By Simon Miraudo. “Werewolf bar mitzvah; spooky scary. Boys becoming men; men becoming wolves!” Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s got us reminiscing about our favourite horror flicks, as well as the scariest movie scenes of all time. So, grab some edible fingers, pour yourself a glass of eyeball […]

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Interview: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. (director of The Thing)

Interview: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. (director of The Thing). By Simon Miraudo. Dutch director Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. is about to do battle with one of the fiercest monsters on the planet; one that would even frighten the shape-shifting subject of his new horror flick The Thing: the million-headed hydra of internet commentators and obsessed fans […]

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Something wicked this way comes – The Thing review

The Thing – Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton and Ulrich Thomsen. Directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. The Thing does not immediately jump to mind as a flick that should be atop producers’ lists of properties ripe for the retooling. John Carpenter’s 1982 film of the same name flopped […]

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Trailer Debut: The Thing

The trailer for Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.’s prequel to John Carpenter’s The Thing has debuted online, proving once and for all that this long-delayed feature is actually coming to cinemas. Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars as a paleontologist who travels to the Antarctic to join a Norwegian scientific team, led by Carter (Joel Edgerton), that has discovered an […]

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Edgerton cast opposite Garner in Odd Life

Joel Edgerton‘s American-invasion is picking up speed. The AFI award-winning actor has been cast opposite Jennifer Garner in Disney’s upcoming fantasy The Odd Life of Timothy Green. According to THR, Edgerton and Garner will star in the $40 million production as a couple who have difficulty conceiving a child. “[They] bury all their wishes for […]

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First look at Joel Edgerton in The Thing

The first batch of images from Universal’s upcoming prequel to John Carpenter‘s classic 1982 horror film The Thing has debuted online. The flick – handily, also called The Thing – stars Joel Edgerton and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. The project was first announced January 2009, when Universal reportedly purchased the prequel pitch by Battlestar Galactica-showrunner Ronald […]

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Joel Edgerton to star in The Thing

source: thr.comAussie Joel Edgerton is set to star alongside Mary Elizabeth Winstead in the latest cinematic incarnation of The Thing. The project, intended as a prequel to John Carpenter‘s classic 1982 film of the same name, was first announced by Universal 12 months ago. Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica showrunner) wrote the screenplay with Eric […]

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Sleep lightly! The Thing prequel is go!

source: bloodydisgusting.com Last week, Bloody Disgusting reported a rumour regarding a prequel to John Carpenter‘s The Thing, with a script written by Battlestar Galactica showrunner Ronald D. Moore. The rumour has since been confirmed, with television commercial director Matthijs van Heijningen Jr attached to direct. The project will be produced by Universal Pictures and Zach […]

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