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If you're a fan of Mike Flanagan, this wasa great year for you. The director took hold of Netflix with his chilling HUSH and redeemed a lackluster franchise with OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL. But there was that one snag. His dreamy flick...Show More Summary
Relativity’s The Disappointments Room took on an entirely new meaning when it stole the slot originally set for Mike Flanagan’s (Oculus, Hush, Ouija: Origin of Evil) Before I Wake (read our review), a fresh child-horror film starring Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Dash Mihok, Annabeth Gish and Jacob Tremblay. Flanagan’s film has been getting shafted for years now, […]
Sony, Platinum Dunes, and Circle of Confusion have been working on an adaptation of the IDW comic book Zombies vs. Robots for nearly six years now, although they have dropped the Zombies vs. Robots title for the much less interesting INHERIT THE EARTH. Show More Summary
Horror director Mike Flanagan is graduating to the big leagues after kicking the box office’s ass with Ouija: Origin of Evil. The director behind Hush and Oculus is now taking the reins of Sony’s Inherit the Earth, which he will write and is attached to direct, says Deadline. Loosely based on the spec development script by JT Petty for IDW’s Zombies vs. […]
Mike Flanagan is going to become a hot director at some point, it’s just a matter of the bigger movie studios catching on. Oculus was enjoyably spooky (give or take a slightly lousy ending), his Ouija prequel was surprisingly good, and...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Hot off of Ouija: Origin of Evil, which is racing past $81M worldwide off a $9M budget, filmmaker Mike Flanagan is taking the reins of Sony’s Inherit the Earth, which he will write and is attached to direct. Flanagan is reconceiving...Show More Summary
Mike Flanagan, the filmmaker behind “Gerald’s Game,” “Oculus” and “Hush,” has found enthusiasm and a lack of red tape in the streaming world.
Indie horror filmmaker's best 5 films ranked in order of eeriness The post Ranked: The Films of Mike Flanagan appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
"I did not want to get a chance to do it and wind up in the pile of failed Stephen King adaptations" The post CS Interview: Mike Flanagan Talks Ouija, Gerald’s Game & More! appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Was it the board or was it… the mirror? One of the big reasons Ouija: Origin of Evil was so superior to the 2014 film is because it was directed by Mike Flanagan, who has become a force to reckoned with thanks to films like Absentia, Oculus, and Hush. Flanagan is one of the most […]
WRITER/DIRECTOR MIKE FLANAGAN! Say friends, how many of you put your hands on the planchette and were tossed around by OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL this past weekend? A damn good time, right? Hell yes! A large reason for that has to be theShow More Summary
LRM talks to actress Elizabeth Reaser (The Twilight Saga, The Good Wife) about her role in Mike Flanagan's horror prequel, Ouija: Origin of Evil
If there is any director who could not only make this work, but make it fly, it is Mike Flanagan. Read the full article on AICN You know how they say "You can't polish a turd"? Well, usually that's true. But there are exceptions to every rule, and the exception to this one is the prequel to 2014's OUIJA. Show More Summary
As one of the best filmmakers working today in the horror genre, Mike Flanagan possesses a certain perspective that has made him a tried-and-true boon to contemporary horror audiences. While subjects such as haunted mirrors, interdimensional passageways, and masked slashers can come off as stale to veteran horror fans, Flanagan’s perspective finds a way to […]
By now, most have vague notions of the Ouija board horror narrative, in which demonic spirits communicate with – even possess – kids. Director Mike Flanagan furthers this trope in his new film “Ouija: Origin of Evil.” Set in 1967, a widow and her daughters earn a living scamming clients seeking to...
Director Mike Flanagan took on an impossible property and turned it into a monstrously satisfying film. The post REVIEW: Ouija: Origin of Evil Will Scare You Witless appeared first on CBR.com.
Mike Flanagan's sequel to 2014's awful Ouija is, weirdly enough, not awful.
LRM speaks with filmmaker Mike Flanagan (Oculus) about his new horror prequel, Ouija: Origin of Evil, which comes out on Friday, October 21.
For this filmmaker’s money, Mike Flanagan is one of the best horror filmmakers working today, with his unique use of perspective and innate penchant for chilling imagery nearly unrivaled among his contemporaries. Five films in to his directorial career, Flanagan has shown the range of a true horror master, from the emotionally charged ABSENTIA to […]