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Tom Cruise In Talks To Headline Universal's Monster Universe; Star In Reboot Of THE MUMMY It sounds like Universal Pictures is really looking for the highest level of A-list talent to headline their upcoming shared monster movie universe as a day after news broke that Academy Award-winner Angelina Jolie (Maleficent) was being courted for Bride Of Frankenstein, Variety has learned that global superstar Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation) is currently in talks to star in Universal's reboot of The Mummy, subsequently lending a helping hand to Universal as they work toward launching their monster universe.  Plot details are scarce, but the film

Review: 'Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension': EW review There is a scene around midway through this tale of yet another suburban family beset by supernatural forces when the audience sees found footage of characters watching video material they shot earlier in which they themselves watch found footage filmed two decades before. Is this demonstrative of...B

Film Review: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension" is the latest, and supposedly last, installment of the hit found footage horror movie franchise. The series has gone from the ultra-low budget original to progressively bigger budgeted sequels to this, a special effects heavy, 3-D enhanced finale. Instead of just seeing household objects and people, for that matter, being flung around a house, this time you see the actual spirits themselves that are responsible for said mayhem. This is with the help of an old VHS camera the lead character discovers.

'Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension' Review: This Spooky Franchise Is Finally Busted Before every long-running horror franchise finally ends, they always return one last time to claim a final victim: their most loyal audience. It’s pretty clear Paranormal Activity — and maybe the entire found-footage horror subgenre — is out of gas, but here’s Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension anyway, ready to milk a few more bucks out of the last surviving souls who are still invested in its convoluted mythology, and complete the series’ transformation from elegant simplicity to desperate gimmickry, with the addition of 3D to the mix. Continue reading…

Turns Out ‘Crimson Peak’ Is Actually a Gothic Romance: 15 Movies With Misleading Trailers Guillermo del Toro‘s Crimson Peak is a deliciously dark and twisted piece, set in the most gorgeous, most decrepit haunted house you’ve ever seen and anchored by three mesmerizing performances from Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, and most especially Jessica Chastain. It’s also not the horror movie that’s being sold in the trailers, but a Gothic romance. Think Jane Eyre plus ghosts, not The Conjuring plus corsets. That’s not such a bad thing if you happen to love costume dramas, but it can be an unpleasant surprise if you don’t.

Jessica Chastain on Crimson Peak, The Huntsman & More [WARNING: This interview contains SPOILERS for Crimson Peak.] In just a few years’ time, Jessica Chastain has gone from being a relative unknown to an an A-list actress thanks to films like The Tree of Life, The Help, and Zero Dark Thirty. In the past year alone she’s starred in Interstellar, The Martian, and as of this weekend, Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro’s cinematic love letter to gothic horror and romantic melodrama. In Peak, Chastain plays Lucille Sharpe, sister to Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston) and an all-around  wonderful pianist.

Guillermo del Toro ‘Would Kill’ To Make a Pet Sematary Adaptation Fan-favorite director Guillermo del Toro’s R-rated Gothic-horror film Crimson Peak debuts this weekend, and while the director has described his movie as a throwback to the sort of stately horror films he loves, Crimson Peak is not expected to win the box office, despite starring the popular likes of Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikoska.

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