3 Things Recent Horror Reboots Have Gotten Right (and 3 Things That’ve Gone Wrong)

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The new Child’s Play movie hits theaters June 21, the latest in a long line of horror franchise reboots banking on nostalgia to lure both old-school and next-generation scary movie fans to theaters. But while some recent remakes have managed to stand on their own, others have felt more like disappointing cash grabs.…

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Jordan Peele Says Midsommar’s Idyllic Beauty ‘Transcends the Horror of Itself’

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Beneath the vibrantly saturated facade of Ari Aster’s upcoming folk horror film Midsommar, there are some very dark secrets. Two American tourists journey to a small Swedish town for what they believe is going to be a normal vacation, but they soon realize that they’ve arrived just in time for a festival that only…

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The Twilight Zone Has Been Hitting Us Over the Head a Little Too Hard

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Though Rod Serling’s original Twilight Zone explored fears that are still potent today (personal ruin, sinister invaders, self-aware ventriloquist dummies), his show’s obviously a product of the past. Jordan Peele’s new version, however, couldn’t be more of the moment—which has proven to be both a strength and a…

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The First Episodes of Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone May Make You Cringe in Weird Ways

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With Us fever gripping the nation, the timing is perfect for Jordan Peele to launch his new spin on The Twilight Zone. It’s impossible to “review” the series based on its first two episodes (now available to watch on CBS All Access)—but there are some hints of what to expect from this anthology, and how it will speak…

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No Fooling: The First Episode of Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone Is Free on YouTube

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Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society: Dying to see how Jordan Peele’s new The Twilight Zone series holds up? The first episode is now available for free on YouTube. It might be called “The Comedian,” and it might be debuting on April Fools Day, but the actual tale is anything but funny.

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io9 Roundtable: Us Is So Much More Than a Horror Movie

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Jordan Peele’s Us is the kind of horror movie that lingers with you long after you’ve seen it. The commentary baked into the film is readily apparent while you’re watching, but the more time you spend thinking about it after you’ve left the theater, the more Us’ more subtle messages begin to come into focus.

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