'Cool Hand Luke': THR's 1967 Review

On Nov. 1, 1967, Warner Bros. unveiled director Stuart Rosenberg's prison drama Cool Hand Luke, starring Paul Newman, in theaters. The film went on to be nominated for four Oscars at the 40th Academy ...

Terrence Malick Retrospective Coming to Museum of the Moving Image

As we reflect on the last ten years, it’s difficult to think of a director with a more thrilling, inventive output than Terrence Malick. After setting a high bar for the decade that still has yet to ...

October Horrors 2019 Day 3 – The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror, 1979. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg. Starring James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud and Murray Hamilton. Synopsis: The Lutz family move into what looks to be their ...

Great Moments in Horror Actressing

by Jason Adams We had intended to use this week's edition of our new "Great Moments in Horror Actressing" series to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Stuart Rosenberg's The Amityville Horror with an ...

Amityville 1974 Prequel Movie Coming from Get Out and Tag Producers

Amityville 1974 Prequel Movie Coming from Get Out and Tag Producers In November 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr shot all six members of his family in a killing spree that became the backstory to author Jay Anson's 1977 bestseller The Amityville Horror. Earlier this year we saw ...

Peter Bart: As 50th Anniversary Of Manson Atrocities Looms, Should Bob Evans And I Have Had Regrets For Coaxing Roman Polanski To Hollywood?

Peter Bart: As 50th Anniversary Of Manson Atrocities Looms, Should Bob Evans And I Have Had Regrets For Coaxing Roman Polanski To Hollywood? The voices on the phone were more like whispers. It was as if no one could give full voice to the dreaded news. “I’m locking the doors and pulling down the blinds,” said one caller, a top film ...

Prop Master Barry Bedig Really Brought $2 Million to ‘The Brink’s Job’ Set

Prop master Barry Bedig was literally born into the biz. Yet despite being the son of storied special effects man Sass Bedig, Barry’s youth was largely unaffected by Tinseltown’s glare. Infrequent ...

Platinum Dunes Will No Longer Remake Classic Horror Films

The success of John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place is changing the world for the better. The film’s production company, Platinum Dunes, announced today that it will no longer be diluting classic horror ...

The Drowning Pool

‘Harper Days Are Here Again,’ reads the advertising tag line for this worthy follow-up to Paul Newman’s first outing as Ross Macdonald’s jaded private eye. The movie is certainly worthy, but how did ...

Darren Aronofsky: ‘Keeping Audiences on the Edge of Their Seat Is Our Job, Especially in Today’s World’ – Toolkit Podcast

Darren Aronofsky: ‘Keeping Audiences on the Edge of Their Seat Is Our Job, Especially in Today’s World’ – Toolkit Podcast Ever since he was kid growing up in Brooklyn, Darren Aronofsky was drawn to alternative and polarizing forms of art. As a teenager, he would take the train into Greenwich Village to see underground ...

‘The Amityville Horror’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

Stars: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton, John Larch, Natasha Ryan, K.C. Martel, Meeno Peluce, Michael Sacks, Helen Shaver | Written by Sandor Stern | Directed by ...

Blu-ray Review – The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror, 1979. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg. Starring James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton, Meeno Peluce, John Larch, and Val Avery. Synopsis: The ...

The Amityville Horror is getting a pretty awesome first-ever UK Blu-ray release

We’ve just received word that the classic horror movie The Amityville Horror is coming to UK Blu-ray for the very first time in an awesome steelbook release. Second Sight are releasing the film on the ...

Decoy aka Policewoman Decoy

Unsung actress Beverly Garland becomes TV’s first lady cop, in what’s claimed to be the first TV show filmed on the streets of New York City. This one-season wonder from 1957 has vintage locations, ...

Deadly Pleasures: The Amityville Horror (2005)

What I’m about to write is probably going to catch a lot of flack, but here it goes – in terms of creating a horror movie experience, I actually prefer The Amityville Horror (2005) to the 1979 movie. ...

Competition: Win the Arrow Video release of ‘Raising Cain’

To celebrate the release of Raising Cain – out Dual Format 30th Jan. 2017 – we are giving away a copy courtesy of Arrow Video! Having spent the latter half of the eighties trying out new styles of ...

The Forgotten: Stuart Rosenberg's "Wusa" (1970)

This movie, about populist demagoguery in America, is pretty upsetting in itself, but what's worse is that the dystopian fascist conspiracy it depicts—a scheme to kick random sections of the black ...

The Laughing Policeman

In the early '70s Walter Matthau excelled in three powerful cops 'n' robbers movies; the second sees him as a tough, laconic San Francisco detective charged with an impossible task -- running down a ...

Alfred Hitchcock's legacy will live on in a new filmmaker-friendly TV series

Alfred Hitchcock's legacy will live on in a new filmmaker-friendly TV series 36 years after his death, Alfred Hitchcock is coming back to television. Universal Cable Productions has made a deal with the Master of Suspense's estate to develop Welcome to Hitchcock, a new ...

13 Must-See Genre Movies of 2016

Demonic activity, skinheads, and psychopaths: these are the words one might use to describe the upcoming genre films of 2016. From a possessed painter, to a devilish leg wound, to full-on war waged ...

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