In this week’s Daniel Isn’t Real, a college student attempts to cope with the trauma of his childhood by bringing back his imaginary friend Daniel. Unfortunately, our spectral companion doesn’t have good intentions in mind, and under his influence things quickly go from bad to worse. Imaginary friends have been a solid staple of movies in many different genres, from comedy to horror, because they’re a potent and reliable metaphor that can be used in many different ways. Here’s a playlist of 11 imaginary friend movies that approach…

Binge-watch ‘The Shallows,’ ‘Jaws,’ and more shark-themed movies during Shark Week 2019. (Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures) Dundunn…dundunn…Shark Week 2019 is coming to haunt your summer dreams. From July 28 to August 4, Discovery Channel and other organizations worldwide are celebrating one of the ocean’s most powerful predators with special TV programs and events. To get your fright-fest started, we’ve rounded up the best shark-themed movies you can watch all week long. From The Meg to Jaws, these films will “take a bite” out of deciding what to binge-watch…

The second trailer for the reboot of the horror film series Child’s Play dropped Thursday morning, with Mark Hamill voicing the role of the murderous doll Chucky. But the doll isn’t just possessed by the spirit of a serial killer. It has a modern upgrade In the trailer, Aubrey Plaza plays a single mother worried about her son, played by Gabriel Bateman, making friends after they move to a new city. In order to help, she buys a robotic doll named Buddi to access and control a line…

As we learned last year, drones can wreak havoc on busy airports. But a new horror movie is imagining drones wreaking havoc on a whole new — and murderous — level. The Drone, […] The post This Horror Movie Is About a Possessed Killer Drone appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek

WHAT: A voyeuristic short that appears to be about a man’s mental breakdown, but actually has a lot more on its mind. WHO: New York-based filmmaker Paul Trillo. WHY WE CARE: A lot has been said about the public shaming of people like Justine Sacco, who fired off a gross tweet before getting on a plane and found herself newly jobless by the time she landed. Jon Ronson wrote a fascinating book about these kinds of phenomena. The latest season of Black Mirror tackled them in a fantastic episode too View original article at…

Don’t deny that you’re curious about how the infamous “liver and fava beans” from Silence of the Lambs tastes … We recreate the dish and see if it’s actually good. Hey View original article at Mashable

Some drone owners fly their quadcopters up and down in a park. Maybe their backyard. They might even sometimes make little loops in the air. That’s neat. A select few, however, don’t waste their time with such frivolities View original article at Motherboard

Drones have been steadily making their way into moviemaking over the last couple years, but Chinese drone-maker DJI took things a step further with its latest PR stunt: the company made a short film shot entirely with its new Inspire 2, a camera-equipped drone you can buy for just under $3,000 USD. Is this the first movie shot exclusively by a drone? It seems probable.The 13-minute movie is called The Circle, and it stars 90s heartthrob Ryan Phillippe and Noah Schnapp (Will Byers from Stranger Things) as an…

A tank leads a military convoy through a field of red poppies. Red stars appear on the sides of the tanks and transports—impossible to miss in the dull green. In a bunker nearby, glowing red eyes track the vehicles’ progress.A small light runs along the edge of a black box next to the glowing eyes, when a sizzle fills the air. A laser blasts from the box into the side of the convoy View original article at Motherboard

This story originally appeared on War Is Boring. The guy responsible for X-Men Origins: Wolverine directed the most tense political thriller I’ve ever seen. In drone warfare, who decides to kill and why? And is it worth sacrificing one life to save 80? These are the questions Gavin Hood’s Eye in the Sky grapples with. And in addition to being a great thriller, it’s the best war movie I’ve seen so far in 2016 and the best movie about drones ever made. Anyone who took a survey level…