Just in time for Halloween, the travel blog Atlas Obscura has put together a map of creepy movie locations across America, including the Pennsylvania theater featured in The Blob and the Washington café that serves as the Double R Diner in Twin Peaks.
In a Rolling Stone feature on the rise of female horror directors, Phoebe Reilly writes, “It should come as no surprise that, after decades of films focused on female protagonists whose survival might have an unsavory relationship to her sexuality or whose demise involves sickly imaginative levels of torture, women want to wrest control of genre narratives.”
Over at Fandor, Samuel Fragoso interviews Ellar Coltrane about life after Boyhood. Coltrane says, “It’s surprising that Boyhood had the life that it did, and all the acclaim, because we didn’t expect anyone to care about this movie.”
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“Jon, I sent you an email regarding my defective BIGGER THAN LIFE blu ray. Not only has the brilliant color faded, but picture starts breaking up at 19 minutes and continues to do so after that point . . .”
“I bought Solaris on Amazon in September 2016 and I'm just now (April 2017) attempting to play it. My PS4, which is up to date and doesn't have a problem with any other discs, won't play it after . . .”