If you like your knolls to be of the quiet variety, than today is your day. Following 2006′s Silent Hill, which videogame fans seemed to hate less than most adaptations of their medium, a sequel was inexplicably created and now we have proof in motion that it exists. Despite being a fan of Konami’s original videogame, which was more effective than many other horror copycats, I never had much interest in that first film and Michael J. Bassett’s new entry, based on the third videogame in the series, isn’t doing much to change my mind. Poor CGI, uninteresting plot and bland characters — something that seems to plague not only videogame adaptations, but many horror entries in general — won’t do much to get me into the theater for this. Fans of the franchise can check out the trailer below for the film starring Adelaide Clemens, Sean Bean and Radha Mitchell.
When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D arrives on October 26th, when we’ll be seeing Cloud Atlas instead.
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Danny King, Amanda Waltz, and I discuss Alex Garland‘s sci-fi feature Ex Machina, which is currently in wide release. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, as well as an odd […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
Genre film fans are likely familiar with writer Alex Garland‘s output over the last decade and a half. He made his name with a splash when his novel was adapted into the backpacking adventure thriller The Beach in 2000 and struck again with screenplay for 28 Days Later which some credit as the fire that helped reignite […]
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