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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 …

Read More about Blumhouse Brings the Horror Ruckus to NYCC with Blumfest 2023

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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