Month: April 2016

SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR LUNCH; BODY HORROR “BITE” SHOWS NO MERCY

Review by Caroline Stephenson. BITE is a welcome, refreshing addition to the body horror sub-genre. A visual treat with solid story, this film will keep viewers entertained in more ways than one. The film opens with young bride-to-be Casey (Elma Begovic), and friends Jill (Annette Wozniak) and Kirsten (Denise Yuen), enjoying all that Costa Rica has to offer. At the encouragement of a handsome local, the girls decide to hike to a secluded water hole with the promise of beautiful waterfalls and crystal clear pools. It’s here that Casey is “bitten” by something in the water, though she and...

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The New Lara Croft Revealed!

Last year was a good year for Alicia Vikander. She exploded onto cinema screens seemingly out of nowhere, appearing in the sleeper Sci-Fi thriller EX MACHINA; starring in a big-budget studio property; THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.; and winning an Oscar for the true-life transgender story THE DANISH GIRL. It looks like 2016 is going to be almost as good: She’s been cast as the title character in the LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Stepping into the boots of fellow Oscar winner Angelina Jolie, Vikander’s got her work cut out for her: Jolie casts a...

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Harker’s Hits: ALIEN Day!

There’s never a dull moment in Tinseltown. Take a gander at this week’s happenings right here! Newt Lives! Presumably to celebrate ALIEN Day, director Neill Blomkamp took to Instagram and shared an artist’s depiction of an adult Newt, who seemingly perished in ALIEN3 (though we’d all really like to pretend the series didn’t happen after Part 2, right?). Carrie Henn, who played Newt in ALIENS, has never acted again. There’s no word on whether she’ll be approached to reprise her iconic role or if they’ll recast or if the character will even actually be in Blomkamp’s ALIEN 5, but...

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Creature Features LV-426 Alien Art Show

With Xenomorphs on every’s mind right now, LA residents should take the opportunity to head over to Creature Features in Burbank for their LV-246 ALIEN Art Show! I attended the opening reception last Saturday, 4/23, and was absolutely thrilled by the level of creativity and overall variety of content displayed. I snapped a few shots, but I would encourage those in the area to go check it out for...

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