While the debate continues over whether or not Deadpool will receive any Oscar love, The People’s Choice Awards is happy to show the actioner the love, as the film picked up wins for Favorite Action Movie and Favorite Movie Actor.
Logline: A man must deal with having the uncontrollable “gift” of his spirit jumping randomly into other people’s bodies, while managing the rest of his life, which is falling apart due to his periodic absences.
Logline: While coping with the tragic death of a friend, a teenager tries to piece together her fractured memories of that fateful night, and soon discovers that she’s actually a witch and that her friend was killed in an act of dangerous black magic. Now it is up to her and her newfound coven to stop the vengeful spirit they mistakenly released.
Logline: A publicity stunt sends four bestselling horror writers into a legendary haunted house on Halloween. What starts out as a simple exploitation of their popularity becomes a dangerous proposition when the house’s supernatural history turns out to be all too true and they find themselves all writing the exact same sinister book upon returning home.
Logline: After the untimely death of the most popular girl in her class, a teenage nobody takes her shot and gets the lead in the school’s production of The Crucible, only to find that the subject matter brings forward her own latent magical abilities.
Logline: A young woman with the ability to speak to spirits is charged with guarding a portal to purgatory as she works alongside her friends at a paranormal investigation agency in San Francisco.
Logline: In late 19th Century America, a mismatched group of academics and psychics travel the country solving supernatural crimes and mysteries. But when they need to add a new member to their team, as they prepare to tackle one of their toughest cases, it threatens to change their group forever.
Logline: After she sees a vision of her brother on the day he dies thousands of miles away fighting in the Civil War, an epileptic woman follows a charismatic medium into his Spiritualist commune where she struggles to find the truth in a faith built on seances and sleight of hand.
Logline: A small town mortician by day, a young man works as a Familiar by night, hired by supernatural creatures to clean up their messes and hide their existence. Despite his dual life, he’s manages to keep both businesses running smoothly, until he’s drawn into a mystery involving disappearing corpses, werewolves, and a former girlfriend.
Logline: When her best friend dies in a tragic accident, and immediately comes back, a teenage girl is just happy to have her BFF returned. Until boys start turning up dead, ravaged by a creature both terrifying and familiar, and now it’s up to her to save herself and her best friend from an ancient evil that threatens them all.
Logline: When a teen learns she has the power to control fire on her 16th birthday, she must move to a special Academy that will teach her control over her new gift. While there, she discovers that there’s more too the Academy’s altruism than meets the eye, and her and her new friends need a way out.
Logline: On her 27th birthday a lawyer experiences a power awaken inside of her and she becomes a Seer, a person who can sense and see evil in the world. This awakening changes her life forever as she finds herself in the midst of a life or death conflict between demons and Seers. As her world unwinds, the darkness within her becomes more powerful and she begins to fear she might be one of the monsters she’s supposed to be hunting.
As we head into a season of indie films and critical darlings fighting for a few awards season nominations, the 2017 People’s Choice Awards has released their list of nominees, celebrating the big hits that gained pop culture notoriety over the past year.