TrailerWatch “Saint Maud” drops an “Ash Wednesday” promo!

A24 delivers another chiller for all of my fellow horrorhounds… Synopsis!

The debut film from writer-director Rose Glass, Saint Maud is a chilling and boldly original vision of faith, madness , and salvation in a fallen world. Maud, a newly devout hospice nurse, becomes obsessed with saving her dying patient’s soul — but sinister forces, and her own sinful past, threaten to put an end to her holy calling.

Saint Maud comes to theaters this April.

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Columbia Screening Pass-palooza – “Onward”!

Ready to go on an adventure? Synopsis!

Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” introduces two teenage elf brothers (voices of Chris Pratt and Tom Holland) who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there. Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new original feature film is directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae—the team behind “Monsters University.” “Onward” releases in theaters on March 6, 2020.

Ready? Let’s go!

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Columbia Screening Pass-palooza – “The Invisible Man”!

Ready to get spooky? Synopsis!

Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer, NBC’s The InBetween), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge, Straight Outta Compton) and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid, HBO’s Euphoria). But when Cecilia’s abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House) commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia’s sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “EMMA.”!

Let’s get classic! Synopsis!

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA. Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.

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Musical Hell’s Know the Score tackles the amazing “Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds”

Now normally I’d simply share this through Facebook. But I absolutely love Wayne’s concept album, and the YouTube Channel Musical Hell does an amazing job of digging into it.

So watch the video, and then check out the album. Treat yourself. And if you find yourself falling into a Musical Hell wormhole, let it happen. She’s fantastic.

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TrailerWatch “Spiral: From the Book of Saw” teaser is here!

And y’all, it look like Chris Rock and company has NAILED IT. Saw this when I hit Fantasy Island today (okay enough for fans of Blum and/or the original show; mini review forthcoming) and I bounced in my seat. It’s looking like a very good entry/rehab of the series, which let’s face it has been circling the “been-there” drain of late. Synopsis!

Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson), brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks (Chris Rock) and his rookie partner (Max Minghella) take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly trapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the center of the killer’s morbid game.

Spiral: From the Book of Saw hits theaters May 15th, 2020.

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Where to watch this year’s #OscarShorts (if you can’t get to a theater)

Though I strongly urge you to try and catch these films on the big screen, as this year’s nominees are a particularly amazing collection, I get that not everyone has the time.Luckily, Refinery29 has you covered, collecting most of the noms available for viewing into a great list.Me? A taste of my thoughts, after catching them during the Cinemark Oscar Showcase… Continue reading

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