The sudden death of Chris Cornell has sent shockwaves among first-generation grunge fans and the younger ones who appreciated his later solo works or with the Audioslave super group.
Cornell, one of the most powerful, soulful, eclectic voices of his generation, wrote some eerily prophetic words about David Bowie’s death last year.
Musing for Rolling Stone on the meaning of art, Cornell seems to say that an artist’s work isn’t fully appreciated until their death:
Formed in 1984, Cornell’s Soundgarden were among the architects of the Seattle-based grunge movement in the 1990s. Read more…
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“She told me once that in her dreams, she would be running through this fog, like something was coming after her, chasing her. But she couldn’t outrun it…” Kick off your week with this intriguing horror short film from writer/director Minhal Baig (who also directed the film 1 Night). After Sophie is a proof-of-concept film about what happens when a documentary filmmaker investigating the story discovers that the details surrounding Sophie’s suicide are both disturbing and supernatural. This short film has some truly gorgeous cinematography and a mesmerizing score that pulls you into the story, making you wonder what happened without ever allowing us to interact directly with Sophie. Impressive work on this short, worth checking out. ›››
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“I shouldn’t have brought you guys out here.” Cinelou Releasing & Freestyle Releasing have unveiled the first trailer for a mysterious, eerie sci-fi horror film titled Phoenix Forgotten, about a group of kids who disappeared from Phoenix, Arizona in 1997. The film is being billed as a Blair Witch-esque found footage thriller about these kids who went into the desert on the night lights were seen above Phoenix. The “unseen footage has finally been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.” The cast includes Florence Hartigan, Chelsea Lopez, Justin Matthews, Luke Spencer Roberts; with Wes Ball, T.S. Nowlin, Ridley Scott, Mark Canton, and Courtney Solomon producing. This definitely looks creepy, and it definitely looks like they want to replicate the Blair Witch concept, but with aliens in Arizona. Have a look. ›››
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“I didn’t touch the door… It was already open.” A24 has revealed the first teaser trailer for an eerie horror-thriller titled It Comes at Night, the second feature film from Trey Edward Shults, the director of last year’s Krisha. Joel Edgerton stars, along with Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Griffin Robert Faulkner. The film is a horror taking place at a desolate home in the wilderness, where a father tries to protect his wife and son from a malevolent, mysterious presence terrorizing them right outside their doorstep. This is a very effective teaser that uses peculiar imagery and chilling dialogue to intrigue viewers, without actually revealing any of the scary stuff. They got my attention. ›››
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