A Horror Movie for Every Halloween Mood

Horror movies should be a year-round affair, but maybe you’re looking for a spine-tingling good time now that Halloween is upon us. I’ve compiled a handful of recommendations, divided up according to 10 different interests. Each category features three endorsements, and all of these titles are available on various video-on-demand platforms and/or streaming services. Let’s get spooky.   Women dealing with the terror of being alive   Maybe so many horror movies feature female protagonists because the men who run ...

Johnny Lawrence and Danny Larusso Are Back and Ready to Tackle the Next Generation in the Action-packed and Surprisingly Weighty Netflix Series Cobra Kai

Fans eager for a The Karate Kid reunion with William Zabka and Ralph Macchio will not be disappointed, but this series delivers where most sequels fall short – it evolves the original characters and adds depth to a story we didn’t know we needed to be continued. The pair’s next chapter thrills with unexpected humor and adrenaline-pumping fight scenes that are sure to delight fans both old and new.     It’s hard to root against beloved bully Johnny Lawrence. ...

Japanese Director Known for Single Shots Releases Zoom Film

TOKYO — The Japanese director who shot to stardom with a zombie movie featuring a delightfully long single shot has for his latest project turned to a video tool that’s become an everyday part of this pandemic era: the Zoom call. Shinichiro Ueda’s new 26-minute film was shot remotely — no one had to meet in person — and features footage shot by the actors themselves on their smartphones as well as recordings of meetings on the now ubiquitous video-calling ...

Jason Blum Talks ‘Welcome To The Blumhouse,’ Covid-19, ‘Halloween Kills’ And ‘The Craft: Legacy’

Jason Blum photographed at the ‘Us’ Premiere at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas. Getty Images for SXSW October 2020 is a big month for Blumhouse Productions, but it is perhaps not the one the company expected. The month will see a wave of content from the already prolific operation, anchored by the four-film anthology Welcome to the Blumhouse on Amazon’s AMZN Prime Video, something that could become a Halloween tradition. “Well, that’s what I’d like to do. If it’s ...