Hulu orders horror anthology based on Nathan Ballingrud’s North American Lake Monsters

Hulu wants to be your go-to for horror anthologies. Following Blumhouse’s Into The Dark and the Stephen King-adjacent Castle Rock comes a new series based on Nathan Ballingrud’s Shirley Jackson Award-winning North American Lake Monsters, a 2013 collection of short stories. Mary Laws, a writer and producer on AMC’s

Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood cast has no idea what to do with this in-your-face cameraperson

It sounds weird for people who don’t attend film festivals to hear that a film received a seven or eight-minute standing ovation, and that’s because it is. It’s really fucking weird. A standing ovation is a nice gesture, but one has no reason to go beyond, say, 30 seconds. People have places to be! Just see the below…

Feel young again as Lori Beth Denberg revives her Loud Librarian for the All That reboot

All That returns to Nickelodeon next month with a brand new cast of pint-sized comics, but they won’t be without a few mentors. As we reported earlier this month, previous cast members Kel Mitchell, Josh Server, and Lori Beth Denberg will join the newbies in a sketch or two. Now, thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we’ve…

You now have to prove you bought a ticket for your Rotten Tomatoes review to actually count

Rotten Tomatoes has a troll problem, one it’s still figuring out how to address. Now, in coordination with its parent company, Fandango, the ratings aggregator will only allow verified ticket buyers to contribute to a film’s overall Audience Score, Variety reports. Any user, verified or not, can still leave a review,…

The Lonely Island celebrates Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, steroids in star-studded Netflix special

Ahead of a U.S. tour next month, The Lonely Island—Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer—has dropped a surprise, star-studded visual album to Netflix, one that finds Samberg and Schaffer slipping into the jerseys of their childhood heroes: Oakland A’s legends/scourges Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire. The…

Jesse Eisenberg grapples with masculinity in The Art Of Self Defense's hilarious first trailer

We dug the hell out of Riley Stearns’ 2015 debut feature Faults, and the rising filmmaker will soon return with a brash follow-up in The Art Of Self Defense, which just received its first trailer. The SXSW breakout is one of this writer’s favorite films of 2019 thus far, its clever blend of quirky comedy, shocking…

Quentin Tarantino says Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is "the closest thing I’ve done to Pulp Fiction

Lucky audiences in France have spent the day making us jealous with their takes on Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which just saw its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Our own dispatch is coming soon, but, in the meantime, we’ll direct you to a fascinating new Esquire interview about the…

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower author's "literary horror" novel arrives in October

You probably have fond memories of Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, the 1999 coming-of-age novel where the teens can’t stop crying. Its soupy preciousness doesn’t quite hold up as an adult—of course, it was never for adults—but Chbosky’s grown alongside that book’s audience, and his long-awaited…

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood's new trailer introduces Brad Pitt to Charles Manson

“It’s official, old buddy. I’m a has-been.” So says Leonardo DiCaprio’s Rick Dalton in the new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which sees its world premiere today at the Cannes Film Festival. Set to the kaleidoscopic strains of Neil Diamond’s “Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show,”…

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports

Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending behavior is unconfirmed, The Hollywood Reporter reports that Mitchell has…

A memorable Game Of Thrones shot somehow spawned a memetic journey into cinematic hell

In an age where only the spiciest takes tend to gain momentum, hyperbole has become a language all its own. Things are no longer “good” or “okay,” they are either the best thing that has ever existed or the ass-worst. Such is undoubtedly true of Game Of Thrones’ final season, which, in an online ecosystem that doesn’t…