Swallow Film Review: Visually Stunning And Incredibly Jarring

We have to say kudos to writer/director Carlo Mirabella-Davis on his first narrative feature film “Swallow” which paints a terrifying picture of life for a housewife who is tormented by her past, deeply unsatisfied, and suffering from a very dangerous type of mental illness. Hunter, brilliantly played by actress Haley Bennett, is the portrait of the perfect housewife. She cooks, cleans, and is always eager to please her obnoxious husband Richie, played by Austin Stowell, but what we learn over the course of the film is that things are not always as they appear. Soon Hunter’s facade of living the perfect life begins to crumble, as secrets from her past begin to surface and she develops a mental/eating disorder called Pica, which causes her to want to eat dangerous non-edible items such as marbles, push-pins, batteries and even at one point a screwdriver. This disorder leads to Hunter putting herself in a very dangerous cycle of self-harm to which her husband and his equally terrible parents show zero sympathies. She is a woman trapped and stuck in a cycle of …

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First Look At Robert Pattinson As Batman

A brief video has popped up on Vimeo under the account of director Matt Reeves that gives us our first glimpse of actor Robert Pattinson as Batman. The upcoming film will not be released until June of 2021, however, fans have been eager to see just what Pattinson will look like donning the infamous bat suit. The upcoming film will mark the tenth film dedicated to everyone’s favorite Dark Knight and will be titled “The Batman”. It is said to be a follow-up to Zak Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman.  You can watch the video clip below: The Batman – Camera Test from Matt Reeves on Vimeo. Other characters confirmed by the director that we haven’t seen yet are Zoë Kravitz, who will be playing Catwoman, Jeffrey Wright, who will be stepping into the role of Commissioner Gordon to bring order and justice to the dark streets of Gotham City, or the mysterious Paul Dano, who will be playing the evil genius. Andy Serkis will be appearing in the movie as Bruce Wayne’s right-hand man and confidant, Alfred.

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Interview With Horror Icon Bill Moseley Who Is Set To Appear At Astronomicon

The name of actor Bill Moseley and the horror genre go hand in hand, as he has starred in a slew of cult classic films such as “Repo! The Genetic Opera”, “House Of 1,000 Corpses”, The Devil’s Rejects” and the most recent “3 From Hell”. Moseley’s first big role in the horror genre came from playing the character of Chop Top in “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2”. Moseley also went on to appear in the HBO series “Carnivale” and is also an accomplished musician performing with the likes of Buckethead and Phil Anselmo to only name a few. We recently had a chance to catch up with Bill Moseley ahead of his upcoming appearance at Twiztid’s Astronomicon which will be taking place in Sterling Heights, Michigan. At Astronomicon Moseley will be offering fans a rare opportunity for a very special photo op of him in the infamous Chop Top make-up. During our conversation, Moseley talks about bringing the character of Chop Top to life, interacting with fans, how he still owns the Chop Top costume and how he would like …

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Clerks Duo Set To Reunite At Astronomicon 3, Exclusive Interview With Brian O’Halloran

Every fan of Kevin Smith’s early film “Clerks” should certainly be aware of actor Brian O’Halloran who played disgruntled convenience store clerk Dante in the 1994 cult classic. To this very day his signature phrase “I’m not even supposed to be here today!” is without a doubt one of the most infamous film quotes of all time and O’Halloran still enjoys every moment interacting with fans and his View Askew family. O’Halloran is set to appear, along with his “Clerks” co-star Jeff Anderson at the upcoming Astronomicon convention taking place in Sterling Heights, Michigan curated and founded by rappers Twiztid. This will mark the first time that the pair have appeared at a convention together which certainly has fans buzzing. O’Halloran appeared at the first Astronomicon convention back in 2018. The appearance is also in celebration of “Clerks” 25th anniversary. We had a chance to catch up with Brian O’Halloran via phone to discuss his upcoming Astronomicon appearance where he spoke to us about his initial expectations when they were first making “Clerks” saying that he had only hoped to …

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Freeform’s ‘Party Of Five’ Reboot Puts A Fresh Spin On Original Concept

Being a huge fan of the original “Party Of Five” series which aired on FOX for six seasons from 1994 to 2000 we were thrilled to learn that the series was going to get a reboot on Freeform with a fresh twist. After having a chance to check out the all-new “Party Of Five” we were thrilled to see that the reboot definitely pays proper homage to the original series, however, it manages to tackle many topics, namely immigration, that play a major part in our current political climate today. Freeform’s “Party Of Five” stars Brandon Larracuente, Niko Guardado, Emily Tosta, and Elle Paras Legaspi as the five Acosta children who are left to fend for themselves after their parents are deported back to Mexico. This is the major difference between the new reboot and the original series in which the parent characters were killed and the children of varying ages were left to take care of themselves. In the premiere episode, we are introduced to the entire Acosta family who owns a restaurant and their five children range in …

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Review: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Opens On Broadway And Breathes Fresh Life Into Alanis Morrissette’s Already Iconic Album

It is almost difficult to put into words just how impressive “Jagged Little Pill” is on the stage, as the show has just recently made it’s Broadway debut. This is no doubt thanks to the incredibly creative team behind the production with director Diane Paulus, scriptwriter Diablo Cody and the artist behind the amazing soundtrack that makes up this show, Alanis Morrissette. “Jagged Little Pill” is loosely based upon the songs that made up Morrisette’s iconic 1995 album release by the same name and taking this music to Broadway has created a breath of fresh life for these songs that were a big part of our angsty teenage youth. After seeing “Jagged Little Pill”, we now have a completely new and different view and understanding of many stand-out tracks featured on both the album and the show including, “You Learn”, “Ironic” and the always anthemic “You Oughta Know” and from now on will definitely be listening to them in an entirely new way. Writer Diablo Cody found a way to take these songs that spoke so much to us back …

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USA Network’s ‘Dare Me’ Will Be Your Newest TV Obsession

When we first heard the premise for the upcoming USA Network series “Dare Me” which will premiere on December 29th, we had our doubts about just how well this series would be able to hold its ground against the many other suspense/thriller series out there in the television landscape these days, and “Dare Me” left us pleasantly surprised! We seriously could not stop watching!  “Dare Me” became our newest television obsession and we think that it will be yours as well! The series is based upon author Megan Abbott’s best-selling novel by the same name, and Abbott also serves as showrunner alongside Gina Fattore. Peering behind the all-American facade, “Dare Me” dives into the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading and the extreme lengths, both physically and psychologically that these young women will put themselves through in order to get ahead. The series stars Herizen Guardiola, Marlo Kelly, and Willa Fitzgerald (a fan favorite from the “Scream” franchise) and these actors do an impeccable job of drawing us in and making us care about these characters and their dilemma’s …

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Watch The New Trailer For Disney’s Live Action Remake Of ‘Mulan’

Disney has given us a slew of live-action remakes that have been remarkable such as “The Jungle Book”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Dumbo” and “The Lion King” to name a few and now we can look forward to the upcoming remake of “Mulan”. The new trailer for the upcoming film show’s our favorite Disney warrior “Mulan” who is more than determined to fulfill her destiny and win over our hearts. The film was shot in both China and New Zealand and the scenery looks absolutely amazing. Mulan is played by Liu Yifei, aka Crystal Liu, a star of the big screen in China. Just like in the 1998 cartoon version of the story, her character is engaged to be married but decides to join the army instead, against the will of her family and the orders of the emperor, played by Jet Li. Mulan disguises herself as a man to defend her people against the Hun invasion. The film is being directed by Niki Caro, who was hired by Disney following the success of Whale Rider and The Zookeeper’s Wife. …

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The First Trailer For ‘Black Widow’ Has Arrived

While we are just now beginning to finally get our emotions together after the conclusion of “Avengers: Endgame”, Marvel has now given us the first trailer for the highly-anticipated “Black Widow” film. Disney/Marvel unveiled the trailer for the film which fans of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) have been clamoring for since the Black Widow character, played by actress Scarlett Johansson, was first introduced ten years ago in “Iron Man 2”. The “Black Widow” film will mark the start of Phase 4 for the MCU and is slated for release on May 1, 2020. Without being an original story, the film will follow Natasha Romanoff into the traces of her past as a former KGB member. She will have to return to where she was trained, meet up with former colleagues and a sister, Yelena, who in the comic has already taken over the Black Widow character, so perhaps now we will figure out why! The film will also star Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz and David Harbour. From the trailer and what we know at least part of the film …

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Ian Somerhalder Chats With Us About His Highly-Anticipated Netflix Series ‘V-Wars’

We can hardly contain our excitement for the release of Netflix’s newest binge-worthy series “V-Wars” starring Ian Somerhalder as Dr. Luther Swann. In the series, which is based upon the comics by Johnathan Mayberry and Alan Robinson, Dr. Swann enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne (Adrian Holmes), into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. As the disease spreads, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against these “vampires.” Swann races against time to understand what’s happening, while Fayne rises to become the leader of the vampires. “V-Wars” is built upon many different layers and is not necessarily your typical vampire series. There are added levels of science fiction, social commentary, and human conflict. “V-Wars” will begin streaming on Netflix starting on Thursday, December 5th and will consist of ten episodes, however, to hold you over in the meantime, we caught up with series star and executive producer Ian Somerhalder to chat about the series, it’s creation, how it speaks to society as a whole and more! Speaking …

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Lauren Ambrose, Nell Tiger Free And Tony Basgallop Talk Apple TV+ Series ‘Servant’

Fans are eagerly anticipating the upcoming premiere of the new Apple TV+ series “Servant” from executive producer M. Night Shyamalan and starring Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Rupert Grint, and Nell Tiger Free! “Servant” will begin streaming on Thursday, November 28th with the first three episodes and then a new episode will continue to roll out each Friday. We seriously cannot say enough good things about the upcoming series, as it had just hooked from the very start! It is our hope that “Servant” will receive the true recognition it deserves! We recently caught up with series stars Lauren Ambrose and Nell Tiger Free, as well, writer/executive producer Tony Basgallop to delve a bit deeper into their characters, discuss some of the various themes and symbolism within the series and more! When discussing the various religious themes found throughout “Servant”, Tony Basgallop comments, “I think it is more about faith than any particular religion. It’s about looking for a solution and it’s about trying to reason out an argument that you can’t process yourself, I think, for me, that’s what religion …

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Toby Kebbell And Rupert Grint Speak With Us About Upcoming Apple TV+ Series ‘Servant’

We recently had a chance to catch up with actors Toby Kebbell and Rupert Grint to discuss their highly-anticipated new series “Servant” executive produced by M. Night Shyamalan and coming to Apple TV+ on November 28th. Kebbell plays Sean an upscale chef who creates recipes to sell to very high-end restaurants. and Grint plays his brother-in-law Julian a hilarious, yet brash financial playboy of sorts! The chemistry between this pair is just amazing. It is not very often that you get to witness in-laws who are actually friends, but Julian is without a doubt one of Sean’s biggest allies throughout the course of “Servant” season one.  The chemistry takes not only on-screen but off-screen as well, as these two are an absolute joy to catch up as we discuss their roles in the series, plans for the future of “Servant”, backstories and more. We have also just learned that Apple has already renewed “Servant” for season two, just ahead of its upcoming premiere, so we are absolutely thrilled to be getting more of this series! As we know, Kebbell’s character …

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