Slenderman – The Official Movie

The myth of Slender Man is a fascinating modern urban legend. It was created by Eric Knudsen (also known as “Victor Surge”) in 2009 as a “creepypasta” internet meme—sort of the tech age equivalent of ghost stories told around a bonfire. The best horror visions gain a life of their own in the viral age, spreading through email, message boards, Reddit, and sites dedicated to stories designed to keep teenagers up at night. The one about the Slender Man is little more than an update of the boogeyman legend with…

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2018 Netflix Premiere Schedule: Dates For New And Returning Shows

A new year undoubtedly means a lot of things to a lot of people, and for streaming subscribers, it means 365 more days of inventive new TV series, returning fan favorites, creepy new movies, hilarious stand-up specials and much more. 2018 could end up being Netflix’s biggest year yet, with more money than ever going into original programming and key acquisitions, and we’ll have our eyes glued to the screen for so much of it. Get your TV calendars out and start penciling in dates, as we’re unleashing our 2018…

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Skate Kitchen Review

Crystal Moselle’s “Skate Kitchen,” about a group of young female skateboarders in New York City, is a solid hangout movie as well as a band-of-buddies film—genres that tend to revolve around young men. It’s also a movie that deliberately blurs the line between documentary and fiction: the main characters are all real New York skaters who are playing characters who are very close to themselves in real life. Moselle’s last film was the documentary “The Wolfpack,” about a family that home schooled its seven children on New York’s Lower East…

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THE GUERNSEY LITERARY & POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY

This film’s title is a mouthful, no question, yet its plot is spoon-fed simplicity. Never for a moment did I fear that our lead heroine wasn’t destined for the happy ending telegraphed throughout the first act. Sure, stakes are raised on occasion, but never high enough to block the picturesque scenery. As soon as an elderly man vomited on the shoe of a Nazi in German-occupied Guernsey during the film’s opening moments—without consequence, mind you—all sense of palpable danger evaporated from my mind. These aren’t real-life Nazis like the ones…

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