Drive-In Dust Offs: When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Join me as we take a trip down memory lane, before cell phones and instant notifications and Dm’s and everything else that makes me sound like an informational paranoid and crotchety old man. Let’s ...

‘Halloween’ Magic: How a Slasher Flick Redefined a Genre and Became One of the Decade’s Most Important Films

‘Halloween’ Magic: How a Slasher Flick Redefined a Genre and Became One of the Decade’s Most Important Films Exactly 40 years after John Carpenter’s “Halloween” was released in 1978, David Gordon Green released his modern-day sequel to an estimated $75 million opening weekend. It has the benefit of strong ...

Will Smith’s Telepool, Kodiak Pictures Invest in Genre Slate at Eric B. Fleischman’s Defiant

Will Smith’s Telepool, Kodiak Pictures Invest in Genre Slate at Eric B. Fleischman’s Defiant Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s international distribution company Telepool is investing in a genre slate from indie producer Eric B. Fleischman, along with Maurice Fadida’s Kodiak Pictures, Variety has ...

Unsettling ‘Annihilation’ Clip Is Super Gross [Exclusive]

Unsettling ‘Annihilation’ Clip Is Super Gross [Exclusive] Now in theaters everywhere is Alex Garland‘s (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later) sci-fi thriller Annihilation, which stars Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Jennifer ...

Netflix Streaming ‘Annihilation’ In the UK This March

Netflix Streaming ‘Annihilation’ In the UK This March Now in theaters everywhere is Alex Garland‘s (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later) sci-fi thriller Annihilation, which stars Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Jennifer ...

Horror-On-Sea 2018 Interview: Mike McMurran talks ‘Secret Santa’

Secret Santa is a new horror comedy from writer and director Mike McMurran, which has been selected to play at the Horror-on-Sea Film Festival on Sunday 28th January. I got chance to ask Mike a few ...

The fascinating prescience of Tomorrow Never Dies

Mark Allison Dec 12, 2017 It's 20 years today that Tomorrow Never DIes first landed in UK cinemas. But was it, in its own way, ahead of its time? Imagine a world in which deceitful news reporters ...

Riverdale season 2 episode 6 review: Death Proof

Chris Cummins Nov 16, 2017 A timely episode of Riverdale mixes the serious with the supremely goofy. Spoilers ahead in our review... This review contains spoilers. See related The Punisher episode ...

Riverdale S2E5 Review: “When a Stranger Calls”

Riverdale has been putting together a really great season that continues to up the level of intensity each week. “When A Stranger Calls,” really dove into what might have been the show’s darkest point ...

How Long Will the Bughead Break-Up Last on 'Riverdale'?

How Long Will the Bughead Break-Up Last on 'Riverdale'? It didn't come as much of a surprise but the Riverdale episode "When a Stranger Calls" delivered a "twist" that many fans figured was coming. Bughead is no more, as Betty (through Archie) broke up ...

Is Betty Really Talking to the Black Hood on 'Riverdale'?

Is Betty Really Talking to the Black Hood on 'Riverdale'? The Riverdale episode "When a Stranger Calls" capitalized on the previous episode's cliffhanger by having Betty continue a relationship with the Black Hood, albeit over the telephone. Even though it ...

‘Riverdale’ Goes Full-On ‘Men Are Evil’ for the Best Episode of the Series So Far (Commentary)

‘Riverdale’ Goes Full-On ‘Men Are Evil’ for the Best Episode of the Series So Far (Commentary) (Spoilers ahead for the Nov. 8 episode of “Riverdale,” “When a Stranger Calls.”) When I try to convince my friends to watch “Riverdale” I have a tendency to refer to it as “trash TV” — it’s my way of ...

Riverdale season 2 episode 5 review: When A Stranger Calls

Chris Cummins Nov 9, 2017 The darkness fully envelops Riverdale in a jaw-dropping episode full of risks and surprises. Spoilers ahead in our review... This review contains spoilers. See related  ...

As Riverdale grows more divided, the stakes grow even higher

The first thing to note about “Chapter Eighteen: When A Stranger Calls” is that there’s no Jughead voiceover. And why would there be? As the episode progresses, Jughead becomes more and more out of ...

'Riverdale' Star Madelaine Petsch Cried When She Learned About Cheryl's 'Brutal' Moment With Nick St. Clair

'Riverdale' Star Madelaine Petsch Cried When She Learned About Cheryl's 'Brutal' Moment With Nick St. Clair Warning: We're about to discuss the most harrowing moment from this week's all-new episode of Riverdale. If you have not watched the episode or do not want to be spoiled, leave now – but stay the hell ...

'Riverdale' Recap: Betty Gets Drawn Into the Black Hood's Web of Lies

'Riverdale' Recap: Betty Gets Drawn Into the Black Hood's Web of Lies Riverdale has not been kind to his characters in season 2. However this episode, entitled "When a Stranger Calls," takes matters to frightening new lows. Riverdale piles a lot of material into the ...

5 Things to Know About Thor: Ragnarok Star Tessa Thompson

5 Things to Know About Thor: Ragnarok Star Tessa Thompson You may not be familiar with Tessa Thompson's name right now, but the 33-year-old actress is about to be everywhere. She recently starred in the first season of Westworld, and she's playing Valkyrie ...

Trailer, promo and images for Riverdale Season 2 Episode 5 – ‘When a Stranger Calls’

The CW has released a trailer, promo and batch of images for next week’s fifth episode of Riverdale season two, entitled ‘When a Stranger Calls’; check them out here… See Also: Riverdale Season 2 ...

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson is an actress and musician who was born in Los Angeles on October 3, 1983. She first performed professionally on the stage in 2002 in a production of ‘The Tempest’ for the Los Angeles ...

‘Jeepers Creepers’, Where’d You Get That Bad Third Movie?

*before going into the review, let’s get the obvious out of the way: we at Age of the Nerd would like to take a moment to say we are fully aware of Victor Salva’s criminal history and the moral ...

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