Considering that The Cabin in the Woods is very much about all of the horror films that preceded it – it’s both an homage to and criticism of the entire horror genre – trying to pinpoint each of the hundreds of subtle and not-so-subtle references in The Cabin in the Woods is an undertaking worthy of applause.
For those of you who have seen the film, you’re definitely in for a treat. If you haven’t, stop what you’re doing and watch it immediately so that you can come back and partake in this wonderful video essay. Obviously, there are some spoilers ahead.
November 7, 2014 | Categories: Short Films | Tags: Action, Aliens, Art, Classic, Comedy, Comic Book Movies, Controversial, Cult, Disturbing, Gore, Hollywood, Horror, Icons, Images, Independent, Joss Whedon, Legend, Sci-Fi, Scream Queens, Serial Killer, Slasher, Stephen King, Suspense, Thriller, Vampires, Video Clips, Violence, Zombies | Leave a comment
Bad Robot have announced a new drama series through Hulu based off Stephen King’s 2011 best selling novel, “11/22/63.” JJ Abrams is a huge fan of Stephen King’s work, and already has an order from Hulu for 9 episodes.
The book stayed on The New York Times Best Seller list for 16 weeks and won the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller, the 2012 International Thriller Writers Award for Best Novel, and was nominated for the 2012 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel and the 2012 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.
“11/22/63″ tells the story of Jake Epping, a divorced high school English teacher who lives in Maine. Jake uses a time portal in a local diner to try and stop the assassination of President Kennedy. The portal has rules, 1) no mater how long or how short your visit to the past, you only lose two minutes in the present when you return and 2) the portal ALWAYS takes you back to September 9, 1958, at precisely 11:58 a.m. This may sound like an easy fix but there are consequences to EVERYTHING you do when it comes to time travel and most of them are not so pleasant.
September 23, 2014 | Categories: NEWS: Television | Tags: 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Action, Bad Robot, Blockbuster, Classic, Comic Book Movies, Controversial, Cult, Disturbing, Franchise, Hollywood, Icons, Images, International Thriller Writers Award, Jake Epping, jj abrams, Legend, Maine, New York Times Best Seller, NY Times, Sci-Fi, Serial Killer, Stephen King, Suspense, Thriller, Violence | Leave a comment