Midnight Special, the fourth film from popular indie director Jeff Nichols, feels like the offspring of Steven Spielberg’s two scifi classics, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. The potential of that kind of mainstream story, from the heady director of Take Shelter and Mud, sounded like…
Starman, E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind. They’re all films that director Jeff Nichols cites as influences for his upcoming sci-fi film Midnight Special. And you can see that Eighties/Steven Spielberg influence both in the first image and poster released from the film.
At one point in the middle of Joel Edgerton’s The Gift, I thought to myself, “This movie is playing me like a violin.” It is taut throughout and includes one of the most suspenseful cinematic scenes in recent memory. It’s gorgeously shot. It juggles potential misdoing among multiple characters for a good chunk of its…
The Thing prequel's cast and crew reveal their favorite nods to the John Carpenter classic hidden in the new film. Which we then chopped up and recreated with original 1982 Carpenter footage so you'll know exactly what to look for inside this horror film.
Check out the somewhat, er... unusual trailer for the feel-good film The Odd Life of Timothy Green, in which Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton grow the perfect kid in their garden.
The thought of Hollywood messing with John Carpenter's The Thing is enough to make our heads sprout spider-legs and run away. Which is why we brought our hardest-hitting questions to the set of the Thing prequel. Here's what we learned.