Daily Podcast: Fantastic Beasts, Devil May Cry, Disneyland, Star Wars, Cereal Monsters & YouTube

On the November 19, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Fantastic Beasts, Devil May Cry, Disneyland, Star Wars, Cereal Monsters, and YouTube. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, […]

‘Starfish’ Review: Mixtapes and Monsters Make for Ethereal, Alluring Post-Apocalyptic Horror [Fantastic Fest]

Al White’s directorial debut is an enticing journey into the dark chambers of grief accompanied by a safety net of melodic guidance. No stranger to the music industry, White is commonly known as the lead singer of UK indie band Ghostlight, who impressingly provides the score and soundtrack to the entire film. The emotional gravity […]

The 7 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘RBG,’ ‘American Animals,’ and Universal Monsters

One of last year’s most controversial movies is available this very instant for your streaming pleasure (and confusion), as is as a compelling frontier story you probably haven’t heard. This week’s disc new releases include a summer documentary hit and a fascinating hybrid of doc and narrative forms. And from the catalog, we’ve got a striking […]

‘Apple Quest Monsters DX’ – Creating Imaginary Worlds With Monster Descriptions

Apple Quest Monsters DX is a book of charming monsters and their descriptions, all for a game that does not exist. Not that this mattered for Splendidland, developer of Tender Caves of Death, as this look at monsters detached from a game carried that sense of discovery that came with cracking open strategy guides for […]

Vera Farmiga is a “DJ for the Monsters” in ‘Godzilla 2’

Vera Farmiga has offered some strange insight into her character in Godzilla 2, aka Godzilla: King of the Monsters. According to Farmiga, her character can both communicate with and possibly control the big, city-leveling monsters in the film. A movie where Vera Farmiga talks to big monsters? This is now a must-see. I thought Gareth Edwards’s 2014 take on Godzilla […]

Sleep Tight pits kids against monsters from under the bed on July 26

When the creepy-crawlies come out from under the bed, some kids might pull the covers over their heads. But not the ones in Sleep Tight. In this twin-stick shooter, you fight back against the bogeyman by building forts and arming yourself with an arsenal of toy weapons. It’s developer We Are Fuzzy’s debut game, and […]

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Balances Gods and Monsters, Bringing Marvel’s Legacy Into Focus

(Welcome to Road to Infinity War, a new series where we revisit the first 18 movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and ask “How did we get here?” In this edition: Avengers: Age of Ultron takes a long, hard look at gods, monsters, and the humans in-between.) How often do we ask ourselves why we created God […]