‘The Others’ Offers Compassion to a Murderous Mother [The Lady Killers Podcast]

“Death of a loved one can lead people to do the strangest things.” Of all the female killers in the wide world of cinema, few strike such an abhorrent cord as a mother who kills her children. Assumed to be natural caregivers and expected to automatically love their offspring, we place a special taboo on […]

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‘Babygirl’ – ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Director Reteams With A24 for Erotic Thriller Starring Nicole Kidman

Fresh off last year’s Bodies Bodies Bodies, A24 and director Halina Reijn are back together for Babygirl, an upcoming erotic thriller that has one hell of a cast attached at this time. Nicole Kidman, Antonio Banderas and Harris Dickinson are confirmed to star after much speculation, while Sophie Wilde (Talk to Me) and Jean Reno […]

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A Queer Writer and a Stylish Director Join Forces to Give Us ‘Stoker’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

St(r)oker. We closed out August with a look at the horror elements in the non-horror film Shiva Baby and the trans empowerment of Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers. Now, we’re looking at Park Chan-wook‘s English-language debut (which was written by queer screenwriter and actor Wentworth Miller): 2013’s Stoker. Stoker sees India (Mia Wasikowska) grieving after the death of her […]

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Discussing the Afterlife and Religion in ‘The Others’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Bitch, you dead. We closed out July with a look at Joshua Grannell’s 2010 campy horror comedy All About Evil, and kicked off July discussing the ins and outs of the photography industry in the American giallo Eyes of Laura Mars. Now we’re getting serious with a discussion on the afterlife and religion in queer director […]

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Laughing Through The Discomfort With ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Absurd, Uncomfortable Transactions March wound up being a wild mix of episodes, starting with the classic thrills of UK haunted house film The Haunting, followed by a return to Woodsboro for last year’s Scream (2022), celebrating the 25th anniversary of Erotic Thriller Wild Things, as well as the practical effects of low budget creature feature Splinter, […]

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“Kay Scarpetta” – Jamie Lee Curtis and Nicole Kidman Leading Blumhouse Series for Amazon

Blumhouse has just set two powerhouse actors to lead their upcoming Amazon series “Kay Scarpetta,” with Deadline reporting that Jamie Lee Curtis and Nicole Kidman will star. The series is based on Patricia Cornwell‘s novel series about forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta, the role Kidman will be playing. Jamie Lee Curtis is playing her sister Dorothy. […]

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‘Holland, Michigan’ – Gael García Bernal Joins the Cast of ‘Fresh’ Director’s New Thriller

Fresh off Old and “Werewolf by Night,” Gael García Bernal will star alongside Nicole Kidman in a thriller titled Holland, Michigan from the director of Hulu’s Fresh, Mimi Cave. THR first reported the news this afternoon. Cave’s Holland, Michigan comes from Amazon Studios. The site’s report details, “The feature, based on Andrew Sodroski’s (Manhunt) script, topped the 2013 Black List, and involves secrets […]

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Nicole Kidman Starring in Hitchcockian Thriller ‘Holland, Michigan’ from ‘Fresh’ Director

Fresh off The Northman, Nicole Kidman has set up her next project, on board to star in and produce a thriller titled Holland, Michigan from the director of Hulu’s Fresh, Mimi Cave. Deadline first reported the news this afternoon, additionally noting that the film is said to have a “Hitchcockian bent.” Cave’s Holland, Michigan comes […]

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Witches, Wives, and Maiden Kings: The Women of ‘The Northman’

This article contains The Northman spoilers. The Northman is practically bursting with testosterone. The story of Amleth (Alexander Skarsgård), a Viking Prince hellbent on revenge, Robert Eggers‘s third film is essentially a case study in the destructive nature of unyielding masculinity. True to form, Eggers’s attention to detail is nothing short of breathtaking and the […]

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‘The Northman’ Review – A Familiar Revenge Tale Wrapped in a Blood-Soaked Visual Feast

Bloody Disgusting’s The Northman review is spoiler-free. “I will avenge you, Father. I will save you, Mother. I will kill you, Fjölnir.” The eponymous character repeats this mantra from childhood, immediately after witnessing tragedy, well into adulthood. It focuses his primal rage, directing his hate and tying his fate to a singular mission of revenge. The […]

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‘The Northman’ Poster Brings Alexander Skarsgard, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman and Ethan Hawke Together

Focus Features has shared a brand new poster for The Northman, the new Viking revenge film from The Witch and The Lighthouse director Robert Eggers. The art assembles the insane cast, which includes Alexander Skarsgard, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, and Björk. The Northman is rated “R” for “Strong bloody violence, some sexual content and nudity.” […]

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AMC Theatres. We Make HORROR Movies Better. [Video]

AMC Theatres recently launched a hilarious $25M campaign in an attempt to coerce film fans back to theaters. Not only was it overly long and insanely pretentious, but it comically took shared credit for being part of the movie-making process. They’ve since shortened the spot, which follows Nicole Kidman – you know, every teenager’s favorite […]

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