Oscar Nominated ‘Poor Things’ Starring Emma Stone Heads Home in February

Nominated for eleven Oscars including Best Motion Picture of the Year, director Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things is coming home in a couple weeks, we’ve learned this morning. Poor Things will be available for digital purchase & rental on Prime Video beginning February 27, and it’ll also be streaming on Apple TV+ the same day. It […]

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Letterboxd’s Highest Rated Horror Movies of 2023 List Includes ‘Talk to Me’ and Several Surprises

Here on Bloody Disgusting we’ve published several articles (find them all here) covering *our* favorite horror movies of last year, but it’s always interesting to take a look at year-in-review roundups from other places as well. Letterboxd, for example, kicks off each new year by spotlighting the previous year’s top hits, and their full 2023 Year in […]

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Rebirth: How Frankenstein’s Monster Stories Remain Relevant in 2024

“More original horror!” is always a curious statement to read from fellow horror fans. In the last few years, we’ve seen everything from a modern resurgence of new slashers, to subversive takes on the home invasion subgenre that once dominated the 2000s, to the slow, gradual return of fresh horror comedies. True, franchises may have […]

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Best of 2023: 10 Best Horror Adjacent Movies of the Year

It’s been a robust year for genre film. Horror’s continued dominance at the box office has effectively spilled over into fantasy, thrillers, and sci-fi in ways that defy easy classification. So much so that it’s difficult to overlook the 2023 genre movies that employ horror techniques, draw inspiration from our favorite genre, or simply dabble […]

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Uncomfortable Cinema: Finding Awkward Terror in ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

If there’s one director whose entire filmography is consistently horror-adjacent, it would have to be Yorgos Lanthimos. The Athenian filmmaker is mostly known for his absurdist dramas, but nearly all of his movies feature some form of horrific undercurrent beneath the offbeat dialogue and odd characters. And while his 2023 feature Poor Things wears its […]

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‘Poor Things’ Review – Yorgos Lanthimos’ Frankenstein-Like Tale Celebrates the Magic of Curiosity

In Yorgos Lanthimos‘ comedic and fantastical Poor Things, an adaptation of Alisdair Gray’s novel, the mad scientist does what Dr. Frankenstein never dared to do: he lets his creation free out into the world instead of seeking to kill it. It’s not fear that drives this decision but love, and it sets the tone for a dazzling, bizarre, […]

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15 New Horror Movies Releasing This Week Including Four Christmas Films!

This week is the final big time new release week for 2023, as things are going to quiet down a bit for the holidays. But we’re going out with a bang, with 15 new horrors this week alone. Here’s all the new horror releasing December 5 – December 10, 2023! For daily reminders about new horror […]

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‘Poor Things’ – Emma Stone Takes Center Stage on Striking Poster for New Yorgos Lanthimos Movie

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe in Poor Things, which Searchlight is bringing to theaters on December 8, 2023. While you wait, find a new poster below. Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbott, and Mark Ruffalo also star. Lanthimos’ latest […]

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‘Poor Things’ – ‘Frankenstein’ Retelling from Yorgos Lanthimos Gets a Three Month Delay

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe in Poor Things, which Searchlight was originally bringing to theaters on September 8, 2023. But that date has been shifted. Poor Things will now release in theaters on December […]

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Six of the Best Modern ‘Frankenstein’ Retellings While You Wait for ‘Poor Things’ This Year

Have you ever had a vacation so iconic that people are still talking about it over two centuries later? Mary Shelley sure did, with her infamous getaway alongside Percy Shelley, John Polidori, Claire Clairmont and their host Lord Byron resulting in some of the most influential genre fiction of all time. And while Byron’s Darkness […]

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‘Poor Things’ Trailer – Willem Dafoe Is an Arthouse Dr. Frankenstein in New Yorgos Lanthimos Movie?

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe, and you can watch the full official trailer below. Underneath, you’ll find a brand new poster that’s particularly striking. Poor Things also stars Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbot, and Mark Ruffalo. The film […]

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‘Poor Things’ – Teaser Poster for Yorgos Lanthimos Movie Spotlights Emma Stone

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe, and you can check out Searchlight’s official teaser poster below. We expect the full trailer is coming soon. Stay tuned. Poor Things also stars Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbot, and Mark Ruffalo. The […]

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‘Poor Things’ Teaser Trailer – Yorgos Lanthimos Puts His Wildly Unique Spin on ‘Frankenstein’!

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe, and you can watch the official teaser trailer from Searchlight Pictures below. As expected, a truly singular vision is on display in this first look […]

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Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘Poor Things’ Unveils New Image Ahead of Tomorrow’s Teaser Debut

Searchlight Pictures has unveiled a new image for Yorgos Lanthimos’ (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) upcoming Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. The image presents a different look at star/producer Emma Stone’s character, wearing all black and appearing far less serene than the previously released images. The contrast hints toward a strange […]

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Bloody Disgusting’s Summer 2023 Horror Preview: 29 Horror Movies You Don’t Want to Miss

Are you ready for a Summer of Screams? Our Summer 2023 Horror Preview is here! The 2023 slate of horror releases looks packed. Tentpole titles like The Boogeyman, Insidious: The Red Door, Talk to Me, The Last Voyage of the Demeter, and more aim to set the box office ablaze. And that’s all nothing compared to the volume […]

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