LouFest is a great festival for first-timers. The festival is conveniently located in the heart of the city, fest food is affordable and vegetarian friendly, there are plenty of shady places to sit and chill out and the weather should be good. Still, here are some tips for the first-time fest crowd.
“You’re Next” is full of dark humor and brutal violence, complete with an ass-kicking heroine straight out of a comic book.
If there’s one takeaway from Laika’s new film “Paranorman,” it’s that just because something is different or unusual does not mean it should be ignored; it should be given a chance. This especially applies to “Paranorman” itself, which is not your usual children’s animated film, but something that is definitely worth checking out.
As someone who enjoys a good scare or ghostly thrill, and who also happens to have been a huge Harry Potter fan, I have been incredibly anxious to see “The Woman in Black.” The trailers alone succeeded in creeping me out with the images of creepy looking children and their toys, and I have been increasingly curious to see how Daniel Radcliffe would perform in this role.
Elizabeth Olsen continues to make a name for herself after the much praised “Martha Marcy May Marlene.” This time she’s taking a turn at horror with the American remake of Uruguayan horror film “Silent House.” “Silent House” is a single take film set in real time — 88 minutes to be exact. It is set for a March 9 release.
The third installment of the Paranormal Activity franchise lives up to the standards set by the first two films in style, effects, performance and over all quality. Paranormal Activity creator/writer Oren Peli with directing duo Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (who brought us the must-see Catfish) put together a film that is, simply put, very well done. The way they are able to seamlessly tell a story via […]
“Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” first flickered into the public’s conscience when the maniacal critters were released onto television screens in 1973. Now, “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” aims to haunt again, but will the big screen remake be able to outshine the original?