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.
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 […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I have a discussion on why movies matter before jumping into a feature review of Terry Gilliam‘s latest creation The Zero Theorem, which is now available on VOD before a theatrical release on September 19th. […]
Bleak and harrowing, Starred Up is a prison picture that pushes the boundaries. The film opens with the graphic examination of Eric (Jack O’Connell) a teen transferred to an adult prison. Exploring the culture of violence, in particular the legacy of violence, David Mackenzie has crafted a powerful feature film that has resonated with in […]
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