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Max Evry

Max Evry has been a film journalist since 2005, serving at various times as a writer, interviewer, graphic designer, podcaster, video creator, features editor, and managing editor. Past media outlets have included MTV, /Film, IGN, and Fangoria. For home video companies Arrow, Kino Lorber, Indicator, and Via Vision, he has provided Blu-ray audio commentaries as well as featurettes for classic and contemporary films, including "Flatliners," "Blackhat," and Best Picture Oscar winner "Marty." In 2023, he released his first book, "A Masterpiece in Disarray: David Lynch’s Dune - An Oral History," to considerable acclaim.

Netflix provided Vital Thrills with the chance to speak with Scott Pilgrim Takes Off creators Bryan Lee O’Malley and BenDavid Grabinski about the anime series coming to the streaming service on November 17, 2023. O’Malley is the writer/artist of the original six-part Scott Pilgrim comic series from 2004-2010 on which the new series is based, …

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This past, weekend Focus Features launched the new Alexander Payne (Sideways, Election) comedy The Holdovers on six screens in New York and Los Angeles, where it took in an impressive $200,000 ($33K average), not to mention its current Rotten Tomatoes score of 96%. If that isn’t enough to convince you to see the film, Vital …

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EXCLUSIVE: Director Neil Burger is part of a dying breed of filmmakers who still get to make mid-budget, smaller scale human dramas with movie stars as they used to make on-the-reg in decades prior. Films like The Illusionist, Limitless and The Upside put him on the map and kept him there, while the first Divergent …

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EXCLUSIVE: While attending New York Comic Con, Universal Pictures invited Vital Thrills to speak with Jason Blum, the prolific horror producer and Blumhouse impresario who brought us Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge, and now the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie hitting theaters and streaming on Peacock this October 27. This adaptation of the popular horror …

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EXCLUSIVE: While attending New York Comic Con, Vital Thrills was invited by Universal Pictures to speak with talented young filmmaker Bryce McGuire, who is making his feature directorial debut with Night Swim. The new supernatural thriller is coming to theaters on January 5, 2024. The movie, which comes from Atomic Monster and Blumhouse (the producers …

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EXCLUSIVE: While attending New York Comic Con, Universal Pictures invited Vital Thrills to speak with Emma Tammi, the director of the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie hitting theaters and streaming on Peacock this October 27. An adaptation of the popular horror game series, the film has been in development for eight years. During out exclusive …

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EXCLUSIVE: With his new meta action-comedy Argylle set to hit theaters on February 2, 2024, filmmaker Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass, Kingsman) was at New York Comic Con recently where he not only talked up his new flick but also told us about the wild plans for his (now-cancelled) Flash Gordon movie. Alex Raymond’s comic strip sci-fi …

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EXCLUSIVE: Henry Cavill rocked the internet with his spiky new hairdo in the first trailer for Argylle. While the suave star is not available to promote the film right now, Universal Pictures invited Vital Thrills to have an exclusive chat at New York Comic Con with the action comedy’s esteemed director Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass, Kingsman)! …

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The purveyors of terror at Blumhouse are known for such blood-curdling franchises as Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge, Halloween, and most recently The Exorcist: Believer. Now they are attempting to launch several new potential cash machines with the comedic Totally Killer, the eerie Night Swim, and the video game adaptation Five Nights at Freddy’s. This …

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For nearly three decades, writer/director Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Royal Tenenbaums) has been cutting his movies from his own peculiar cloth. His latest sojourn into his uniquely stylized blend of comedy and cartoonish art direction is Asteroid City, a Russian-doll narrative of a group of a disparate eccentrics dropped into a desert …

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After his Best Picture winning success with Argo, star/director Ben Affleck is having a go at another unconventional biopic with Air, the story of how Nike revolutionized the footwear industry through its association with future basketball icon Michael Jordan. Amazon Studios provided us with the opportunity to attend a press day featuring Affleck and his …

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Topic has provided Vital Thrills with an exclusive clip from their forthcoming eight-part historical crime drama Blackport. The first three episodes are set to debut on the streamer February 2, with the subsequent ive episodes rolling out weekly after that. Check out the exclusive clip in the player below, which features an intense confrontation with …

Read More about Blackport Clip Brings Intense Confrontation to Topic’s Crime Drama

With the imminent release of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery in select theaters on November 23 (followed by a Netflix bow on December 23), the streamer allowed us to participate in a massive press conference with actors Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline and writer/director …

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Vital Thrills got a chance to talk to writer/director Nikyatu Jusu (Two Sentence Horror Stories) and stars Anna Diop (Titans), Michelle Monaghan (Mission: Impossible franchise) and Sinqua Walls (Teen Wolf) about their work on the new psychological horror film Nanny. An unnerving study of the disparity between a Senegalese domestic worker and the privileged white …

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XYZ Films has provided Vital Thrills with the exclusive trailer debut for #Float, the new horror film that puts a modern spin on classic ’80s slasher tropes. You can expect to see lots of beautiful (and selfish) young people blithely ignoring warnings about the dangers awaiting them, only to get gruesomely killed off. Written and …

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David O. Russell (Three Kings, Silver Linings Playbook) has made some star-studded movies in the past, but nothing on the level of his new period piece Amsterdam. Based on a true story, it focuses on three close friends (Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington) who get caught up in the murder of a U.S. …

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One of the most hotly-anticipated horror titles of 2022 has quickly become this weekend’s Barbarian, a modestly-budgeted contained thriller that has built up the kind of advanced word-of-mouth most films can only dream to get. Part of the appeal has been early viewers imploring audiences to go into the film as cold as possible, and …

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This Friday, August 26, we will see a cinematic event that only comes around once in a blue moon: A new film from George Miller. The Oscar-winning Australian helmer best known for the Mad Max, Babe, and Happy Feet franchises has made less than a dozen feature films since his debut in 1979 with Mad …

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Tonight, Marvel Studios’ latest mammoth cinematic offering, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, begins flickering before audiences who are in for one wild ride. Almost exactly 20 years after the debut of his first Spider-Man movie in 2002, director Sam Raimi returns to the Marvel world by directing Benedict Cumberbatch in the trippy, much-anticipated …

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Today, Disney+ is launching their new version of the family comedy Cheaper by the Dozen on the streaming service, and we got to hear from the talented cast and crew, including actors Gabrielle Union (“Zoey Baker”), Zach Braff (“Paul Baker”), Erika Christensen (“Kate”), Timon Kyle Durrett (“Dom”), and director Gail Lerner. Check out what they …

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