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Castle of Horror: ‘The Good Son’ Made ‘Home Alone’ Kevin A Psychopath

This week, we continue our 2019 retrospective on evil children with the 1993 film The Good Son, about a child very like the one seen in The Bad Seed—in this case Henry, played by Macaulay Culkin. Culkin’s manager/father lobbied hard for Culkin to get this film, which the actor shot at roughly the same time as Home […]

‘Drunk History’ Tackles “The Creation of Frankenstein” in 2019

If you haven’t seen an episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History, you are missing out.  Especially if you are someone who knows historical reenactors (or if you are one yourself). Series host and creator Derek Waters just commented on this Twitter post from the official Drunk History account, with a trailer for a new episode of the series coming […]

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Star Wars Resistance Debuts Action-Packed New Trailer

Lucasfilm has given us our best look yet at Star Wars Resistance, the brand new animated series debuting next week. This trailer gives us a really good idea of the tone and settings for the show, as well as an introduction to many of the new characters and familar places and their place in all […]

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BBC America Pulls Plug on Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Bad news for fans of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. BBC America has announced that the series has been cancelled after two seasons. The science-fiction detective series was based on the novels of the same name by celebrated author Douglas Adams. The series was adapted by Max Landis and starred Samuel Barnett and Elijah Wood. […]

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Lord Of The Rings Receives Multi-Season Series Deal From Amazon

Following up on reports earlier this month that a series adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s world-renowned fantasy series Lord of the Rings was in development at Amazon, the streaming service has announced that the series is receiving a multi-season production commitment. Variety reported exclusively on the initial development news, which is set to be produced by Amazon […]


The Weekly Static S01E09: Scully And Scary And Sleazy…Oh My!

Welcome back to The Weekly Static on a very sunny and chilly Friday the 13th in the northeast, which is perfect weather for hockey mask-wearing and head of your dead mother-carrying — so here’s hoping you take advantage of it! In case you haven’t drank the Kool Aid quite yet, here’s a little reminder of […]

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Elijah Wood Seeks ‘Y: The Last Man’ Role

Has Y: The Last Man found its Yorrick? At New York Comic Con this weekend, Dirk Gently star Elijah Wood was asked the most important question in the world by website ScreenRant: which comic book character would he like to play in a movie? “Y: The Last Man,” Wood replied, spawning a thousand clickbait article across […]

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Dirk Gently’s Holistic Look into the Upcoming Season

Written by Freddy Valle Time travel, mystery, murder, and corgis are all typical in an episode of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Based on the famous novel of the same name by the late Douglas Adams, the show follows Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett), an atypical detective, accompanied by a reluctant companion, Todd Brotzman (Elijah Wood), who […]

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‘Dirk Gently’ Season 2 Trailer: Brand New Case, Still No Clue

Dirk (Samuel Barnett) and Todd (Elijah Wood) are back for another season of case-solving and universal interconnected-ness, as BBC America released the first trailer for Season 2 of sci-fi/comedy series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Adapted from the popular novels from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, the Sherlock Holmes-with-a-twist series chronicles the […]

SDCC 2017: Capaldi’s Final Bow For ‘Doctor Who’; ‘Dirk Gently’ Debuts

With Peter Capaldi’s series finale on Doctor Who airing this weekend on BBC One and BBC America and his final turn as The Doctor happening during this year’s Christmas Special, Who is bringing The Twelfth Doctor back for a final victory lap at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego (SDCC 2017). Joining Who this […]

Chris Hardwick’s Strange Moment With Ian McKellen

The new AMC series Talking with Chris Hardwick debuted on Sunday with guest Elijah Wood. If you missed it, AMC has released two interesting clips. In the first, Chris Hardwick tells of an awkward and strange moment with Sir Ian McKellen where he learned that just because he hosts a panel doesn’t make him friends […]

BBC America Renews Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency For Season 2

I’m a little late on this news, but then again I’m a little late getting into this series. BBC America has renewed it’s new series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency for a 10-episode second season. The show stars Samuel Barnett as Gently, a detective that doesn’t look for clues, but rather connects the dots between […]

Meet Dirk Gently — He Thinks He’s A Pretty Good Detective

Dirk Gently will tell you grit and dignity are important qualities for a detective to possess. And based on that metric, he considers himself to be a pretty good detective. Of course, you can always judge for yourself: Based on the novels by Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency stars Elijah Wood as washed-up rocker […]

Nicolas Cage Takes Aim In Clip From The Trust

In this clip from the upcoming film The Trust, Nicolas Cage takes aim as Elijah Wood attempts to talk Steven Williams into believing their escapade is part of an undercover operation. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFPZj1KWdvM[/youtube] In the film, Cage and Wood play a pair of Las Vegas beat cops staring down careers with little upward mobility. Beginning an […]

Nicolas Cage And Elijah Wood Plan To Rob A Bank In The Trust Trailer

In The Trust, Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood play a pair of low-level Las Vegas Police officers who discover a hidden vault. They decide to rob it, but Cage’s enthusiasm could smash the whole deal. As the trailer (posted by Indiewire) shows, Cage is on top form in the enthusiasm department. The Trust comes to […]

The Hotel That Inspired The Shining To Open A Horror Film Center

According to a press release spotted by The Criterion Collection website, the Stanley Hotel intends to build “the world’s first horror themed museum, film archive and film production studio.” The project has applied for a state credit to build the facility, to be called The Stanley Film Center. The hotel, in Estes Park, Colorado, is […]