"We were really going through very similar things. Our careers were starting to get exciting,” Sutherland says of working with co-starJason Patric.
George Miller was well established in the rough-and-rugged world of Ozploitation cinema thanks to his work on the cultishly adored Australian trilogy Mad Max (1979-85). “It was my first full Hollywood feature,” Miller told Yahoo Entertainment (watch above) about the horror-comedy about three women (Cher, Susan Sarandon, and Michelle Pfeiffer) who get into some hocus pocus after Jack Nicholson’s mysterious playboy arrives in their sleepy New England town. “Jack said to me, ‘Look, George, they mistake politeness for weakness.
The Nebraska native was 16 at the time, and working on a television show ("Camp Wilder") during the day and her first film role by night.
“Sometimes I’m a little bit aware that Chucky is not pulling his part,” Tilly told Yahoo Entertainment during a recent Facebook Live interview promoting the new "Cult of Chucky."
Danny Boyle didn’t exactly subscribe to the Romero school of zombies before helming the 2002 horror hit 28 Days Later. “I was on the fence about zombies, to be honest,” he told Yahoo Entertainment during a recent Director’s Reel interview. The 28 Days Later flesh eaters not only were fast, but punishingly strong, too — something that, per Boyle, had a surprising inspiration.
Naomi Watts had serious heat after her head-turning performance in Mulholland Drive, David Lynch’s twisty neo-noir that introduced the Aussie actress to American audiences. Major offers rolled in, and among them was a mainstream horror movie called The Ring, about a woman who encounters a videotape that dooms those who dare to watch it. Watts, who already had a decade’s worth of minor film credits under name, had seen people she knows in the business break out in an acclaimed film, then sell out for studio paychecks.
George A. Romero’s stonewall classic that set the precedent for not only the future of zombie flicks but the inclusion of an intelligent social commentary is unquestioned. While the director has come under criticism recently for the likes of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, ‘Dawn of the Dead’ is arguably his best movie because it tells the essence of the story which is no frills in approach but also retains its important subtext.
December marks the 20th anniversary of the all-star postmodern horror hit Scream. But with Halloween fast approaching, we thought we’d celebrate the milestone a little early. Sit back and enjoy this treat as we go back to Dec. 18, 1996, when the film’s stars hit the red carpet for the Los Angeles premiere.
“Some movies are better than others,” he told Yahoo! Movies. The reality would have been somewhat different, says Father Lampert. Another famous feature of exorcism movies is how the victims of demonic passion behave – from vomiting, uttering obscenities and doing strange things with crucifixes.
Halloween is fast approaching, so all this week, Yahoo Movies will be talking to stars who scared us silly in classic horror movies. Go here to read our complete Halloween coverage.
Depending on where you stand on animal-themed Halloween costumes, there is something about the sight of a full-grown man in a lion onesie that’s either very funny or very tragic. Hugh Grant stepped into social media’s circle of shame wearing what could pass for a scruffy mane or a doormat. (Hugh Grant, the Mangy Lion. Photo: AP) However, some people stuck up for him.
The scariest kids on the big screen aren’t just limited to the horror genre. From the supernatural to the unintentionally eerie, take a look back at the creepiest kids in movies. Let’s just say that no one would feel safe babysitting these youngsters. Note: Teens such as Regan (Linda Blair) from ‘The Exorcist’ have been deemed too mature for this list.
Featuring Adam Sandler reprising his role as a funny and lovable Dracula, Hotel Transylvania 2 debuted at No. 1 when it came out a month ago. First up is Frank (short for Frankenstein, voiced by Kevin James), who fails in his attempt to freak out a couple of lady joggers, instead posing for a selfie with them. Werewolf Wayne (Steve Buscemi) is too rusty to take down a prospective victim — a deer. Now that Drac’s daughter, Mavis (Selena Gomez), is married to her human paramour, Johnny (Samberg), Drac resorts to drastic measures to make sure the couple raise their young son in Transylvania instead of taking him away to California to be with Johnny’s human family.
From the creepy hotel in ‘The Shining’ to the suburban hell house in 1979’s ‘The Amityville Horror,’ we already know a lot about the real-life dwellings behind some horror movie classics. But what about the real estate from more recent scary movies? Welcome to our open house!
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension is the sixth — and supposedly last — installment in the supernatural pseudo-documentary series that started back in 2007. This closing chapter takes place in a video game designer’s brand new house, where a scary set of videotapes is soon uncovered. The found footage shows a young girl and her older sister being initiated into their grandmother’s demonic coven. From there, all hell breaks loose, but homeowners have a special weapon at their disposal: a camera that sees spirits.
Tim Burton’s ‘Edward Scissorhands’ (out Tuesday in a limited-edition 25th anniversary Blu-ray gift set) remains every bit as magical as when it first came out in 1990. Yahoo Movies has unearthed behind-the-scenes secrets from screenwriter Caroline Thompson and production designer Bo Welch. Click through for some incisive ‘Scissorhands’ scoop. (Photos: 20th Century Fox
The Ouija board is back to scare us silly again. Within a very short time, cinema was embracing the board as shorthand for the occult and supernatural. Using the online Museum of Talking Boards as our guide, we sorted through dozens of cinematic Ouija sessions to bring you six of the most notable appearances in the movies. 1. Out of the Inkwell Before his iconic work on Superman, Betty Boop, and Popeye, animation pioneer Max Fleischer achieved some of his earliest success with Koko the Clown in the series Out of the Inkwell. This circa 1920 installment, a trippy combination of live action and rotoscope animation, marks the earliest known screen appearance of a Ouija board, which, as far as we can discern, somehow sends ghosts into Koko’s 2D realm, prompting him to leap off the page and into the real world.