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Directors chosen for a prequel to The Shining and a sequel to The Ring

It looks like a couple of horror film projects are beginning to gain some traction, as directors have been announced for both. First up is THE OVERLOOK HOTEL. For fans of the film/book, you already know that's pertaining to THE SHINING. The film will evidently tell the origin story of the hotel during the era of its first owner, Bob T. Watson. Mark Romanek is being tapped to direct the...

Alfonso Cuaron won't be directing Fantastic Beasts or The Shining prequel

Although it was recently reported Alfonso Cuaron was in talks to possibly direct the Harry Potter spin-off FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM and THE OVERLOOK HOTEL ( a prequel to THE SHINING), in an interview with Global Post the director says he doesn't have any projects lined up at this time. "My near-term plans over the coming months are to take my kids to...

Alfonso Cuaron may direct Warner Bros' Shining prequel The Overlook Hotel

Alfonso Cuaron, per usual, is being linked with tons of projects. Part of the benefit of directing a lauded movie like GRAVITY means that every major film that needs a high caliber director will be linked to you. First it was the HARRY POTTER spin-off FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM and now it is a prequel to THE SHINING. Consider this nothing more than a rumor for now, but...

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Amelie, Godzilla, Predator, Sin City

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

Cool Videos: Watch the only Shining documentary endorsed by Kubrick and WB

While last year's ROOM 237 may have been the documentary about THE SHINING that got all of the publicity, it was not officially sanctioned by Warner Bros or the estate of director Stanley Kubrick . It was also primarily focused on the numerous theories about the meaning of the film rather than about the making of the film itself. If you want that info, you should check out Staircases...

John Cusack wants the lead in the adaptation of Stephen King's Doctor Sleep

John Cusack has not exactly been the A-list star he used to be. His last big studio film was the lackluster THE RAVEN. He has steadily appeared in a lot of movies in supporting roles including THE PAPERBOY and GRAND PIANO, but nothing quite on par with his career resurgence in the late 1990s. But, Cusack did find moderate success in the Stephen King hotel horror movie 1408 and is...

Top 10 Long Take Scenes of All Time (Video Edition)

As directors move away from celluloid to digital filmmaking, some of the greatest camera tricks of all time are easily accomplished via technology. Back in the day, if you wanted a long tracking shot, you actually needed to build track to make it happen. When you see one of these shots, it takes your brain some time to register just how intricate the creation of it would be. Sometimes you...

Top 10 Halloween Double Features

Whether you are going out or staying in this Halloween, there are thousands of horror movies to choose from to celebrate the holiday. But, in classic scary movie fashion, why not make it a double feature? Here are ten double features that you could throw on Halloween or this weekend or any time you are looking to get scared shitless. Some are fun, some are horrifying, but all are a good...

JoBlo.com presents: What's Your Favorite Scary Movie?

Happy Halloween all my favorite little devious schmoes! In celebration of the holiday, we here at JoBlo.com decided to compile a list of our favorite scary flicks to share with you, and in return we'd like to get some of your favorites as well. Check out the picks from our esteemed staff of writers, editors, columnists, all of whom love Halloween flicks, and everything that is...

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Horror Movie Special

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Batman, Dredd, Godzilla, The Wolfman

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

Former Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara to write the prequel to The Shining

Stephen King 's THE SHINING is having quite the renaissance these days. The documentary on the Stanley Kubrick film, ROOM 237, was recently released and King himself penned a sequel to his novel, DOCTOR SLEEP, set for release later this year. Now we are getting news that Warner Bros. is planning a prequel film entitled THE OVERLOOK HOTEL. Deadline reports that Glen Mazzara, the...
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