Welcome to this week’s assortment of the weird. We have time travel, strange coincidences, and eldritch-infused cyberpunk worlds.
According to reviewer John Squires, Bill & Ted Face the Music is a nostalgia-driven sequel that manages to be “a storyline-completing sequel, a greatest hits reunion tour and a low-key female-led reboot all at once.”
Get Ready for Halloween with Some Vintage Horror (Daily Dead)
Since it’s never too early to get ready for Halloween, here’s a list of classic genre films that will be appearing on Turner Classic Movies throughout September and October.
Set in a neon cyperpunk world, Transient follows a hacker traversing between real and artificially created worlds in order to discover the truth behind a gateway opened to the eldritch planes.
A new trailer is available for the next installment in The Dark Pictures Anthology — a series of story-based survival horror games. The new interactive trailer for Little Hope gives viewers a taste of the gameplay by allowing the viewer to make choices, granting the trailer multiple endings.
On Synchronicity, or Meaningful Coincidences (Once Weird)
Coined by Carl Jung, synchronicity is a concept used to describe meaningful coincidences — which he believed to be connected to the experience of psychic states.
Short of the Week
In Cargo, a man stranded in the midst of a zombie apocalypse sets in motion an audacious plan to protect his infant daughter. An excellent example of how a straightforward storyline can have emotionally moving results.