Earlier this year, Paramount gave Warner Bros the rights to the Friday the 13th series in exchange for South Park, so WB is going to reboot the series again in 2015, the next year that there’s an actual Friday the 13th on the calendar. The new 13th movie will be from a found footage type angle, but that’s all anyone knows right now. We won’t know anything else until some time next year.
The New York Public Library teamed up with the University of Maryland’s Institute for Technology in the Humanities to digitize Shelley’s two surviving notebooks containing most of the work—complete with edits by Percy Bysshe Shelley, her poet husband. Making this almost 200-year-old text click-accessible for a modern audience is only the first step for the Shelley-Godwin Archive, which hopes to digitize the entire oeuvre of the ultra-writerly family of Percy, Mary, and her parents, William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft.
There’s lots of talk all over about the best horror movies, your favorite horror movies, but with a slew of horror remakes in the past, let’s talk about your favorite horror movie remake and/or sequel.
It’s October, which means that not only will store shelves be well stocked with old horror movies, theaters will be queued up with brand new scary flicks to try and get you into seats. What kind of October scariness will you be watching this year?
VHS 2, the sequel to the interesting found footage film is in select theatres, on demand, and on digital marketplaces now. The first one was an original entry into the genre, touching on new technology and using it to spin the stories in interesting ways. So how does this one do? Does it one up the original, or should it be taped over?