Mike Flanagan's indie horror hits home video, and BC takes a look.
Mike Flanagan is certainly a director on the rise. His OCULUS scared up some pretty good reviews and did well at the box office earlier this year, prompting many to speculate that we'd likely see a sequel heading our way eventually, but first Flanagan plans on tackling an adaptation of Stephen King's GERALD'S GAME. Show More Summary
The Canadian film division of eOne has acquired the horror pic Somnia from Oculus director Mike Flanagan, pictured, and sales agent Sierra Affinity, writes THR. The Canadian distributor plans an early 2015 theatrical release for Somnia, “about an orphaned child, played by Jacob Tremblay, whose dreams and nightmares manifest physically as he sleeps.” Kate Bosworth […]
It’s a random Tuesday in May, so you know what that means: news of yet another Stephen King adaptation! It’s an amazing time for those who yearn to see his works make it to visual media, as there are well over a dozen King-related projects currently in various stages of production. Show More Summary
If you happened to miss out on the spring release Oculus, it's a brilliant original horror flick that you'll want to seek out as soon as it hits Blu-Ray and DVD. Now the film's director, Mike Flanagan, has landed another interesting psychological thriller. Show More Summary
A great many of Stephen King‘s stories have been adapted for the screen, some more than once. Today, it’s Gerald’s Game‘s turn to get the Hollywood treatment. Oculus director Mike Flanagan has reportedly committed to making a Gerald’s Game movie his next film. Show More Summary
As the roster of projects based on Stephen King’s works continues to balloon to a size that King would deem acceptable for one of his new novels, Deadline has also added his 1992 book Gerald’s Game. Mike Flanagan, director of haunted-mirror...Show More Summary
Another Stephen King adaptation is coming our way with Deadline reporting that OCULUS director Mike Flanagan has committed to next helm GERALD'S GAME, based on the bestselling novel of suspense by the reigning master of horror. Flanagan wrote the script with his writing partner Jeff Howard. Show More Summary
The 'Oculus' director will take on this thriller about a seemingly-harmless contest between a married couple that turns into a fight for survival. [...]
Next up for Oculus and Somnia director Mike Flanagan, pictured, is Gerald’s Game, based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King, reports Deadline. “Gerald’s Game revolves around a seemingly harmless contest between a married couple in a remote retreat. It escalates to become a harrowing fight for survival, wife Jessie must confront long-buried demons within […]
Many of Stephen King's novels and short stories have been turned into movies both for television and the big screen but one of the novels that seems to have evaded adaptation since it was released in 1992 is Gerald's Game, a terrifying thriller about a woman who becomes trapped, handcuffed to a bed in a remote area after her husband dies in the middle of a bondage game.
EXCLUSIVE: Oculus and Somnia director Mike Flanagan has committed to next helm Gerald’s Game, based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King. Flanagan wrote the script with his writing partner Jeff Howard. Trevor Macy and his Intrepid...Show More Summary
Good day, excavators of all things crypt-ridden. It’s something of an anomalous weekend for horror fans, as Mike Flanagan’s enjoyable mind-bender Oculus released wide, while Jim Jarmusch’s vampiric romance Only Lovers Left Alive received more limited distribution. Show More Summary
These days it feels like every horror movie can be easily categorized. Either it’s a possession movie, a found footage movie, a slasher movie or some inane combination. Finding something different is rare and Mike Flanagan‘s Oculus, at the very least, strives to be that. Show More Summary
With only a handful of feature films to his name, filmmaker Mike Flanagan has already become one of the most exciting names in horror. With a flair for storytelling and the ability to create scares with smarts, he has given us a rarity in OCULUS… a great haunted mirror flick that actually works. Show More Summary
Add Mike Flanagan's "Oculus" to the horror subgenre of supernatural item movies. This time it's not a haunted doll or magical box but a supernatural mirror with the power to compel people to commit violent acts. A man will think that he is trying to rip a Band-Aid from his finger only to realize that he's pulling his fingernail off instead. Show More Summary
The mirror at the heart of Oculus is capable of unrelenting evil, and that's hardly a spoiler for anyone who saw the film's trailer. The notion of evil is essential to the horror genre, says Oculus director Mike Flanagan, and it's why he says these films will never go out of style despite warnings to the contrary. Show More Summary
Relativity’s Oculus (review), directed by Mike Flanagan hits theaters in wide release this Friday, April 11th. You’ve seen the trailers by now and if, based on those, you even remotely think this is the movie for you, it probably is. It very much delivers on... Read More
Have you ever been afraid of mirrors? You will be once Mike Flanagan is done with you. A fanboy himself, he cast two of his, and our, favorite sci-fi actresses - Karen Gillan and Katee Sackhoff...
Relativity’s Oculus (review), directed by Mike Flanagan hits theaters on April 11th. The film has many, many people championing it and I’m quite confident it’ll hit the sweet spot for most of you guys. I recently sat down with stars Rory Cochrane and Katee Sackhoff... Read More