The SKY SHARKS Head To The Printed Page!

What could be better than Nazi zombies riding jet powered sharks through the skies? Nazi zombies riding jet powered sharks through the skies on the printed page, that's what!  Yup, with the crowd funding campaign for the cult horror comedy... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey Canada! Win One Of Three Copies Of April Mullen's Thriller, 88

I have often lamented, to myself, that I do not give anything away to my fellow Canadians. Well my lamentations are on hold for now because our friends at Raven Banner have come through and we have three copies of... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Crowdfund This! The Creators Of BAD GUY #2 Lay On The DEATH METAL!

What death metal needs is more death. At least that's the thinking of Austin based filmmaker Chris McInroy, who is currently coming to the end of a crowd funding campaign to support his latest horror comedy short Death Metal.From the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

The Many Faces Of Bill Murray

This week Cameron Crow's Aloha premieres, with - if nothing else - a stellar cast. Our Jim Tudor wasn't kind to the film, but note that in his review, he spent no vitriol on any of the actors. And in... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

TOKYO TRIBE: Manga Could Be Coming To TV, Pilot To Shoot This Summer

THR is reporting that producer Patrick S. Cunningham (Martha Marcy May Marlene) and director Darryl Wharton-Rigby will shoot a pilot for a potential television adaptation of Santa Inoue's manga Tokyo Tribe. Both are based in Japan."Everyone loves this manga and... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

You're About To Hack Time! Watch KUNG FURY In Full Now

Prepare yourselves for 30 minutes of neon and blood soaked awesome, as David Sandberg's epic homage to everything 80s - Kung Fury - is now available to watch in full online. Cops, ninjas, car chases, shoot outs, kung fu, arcade games, time... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Review: ALOHA Is No Vacation

You say goodbye, I say hello.... Such was the case going into Cameron Crowe's latest romantic comedy Aloha, a promising package of Bradley Cooper falling in love with Emma Stone in Hawaii. While Crowe himself, a wide-eyed music enthusiast who can't... More »
By Jim Tudor   
  

Review: DEEP WEB, Where David And Goliath Battle For Privacy

The 21st century is a foreign country. If you had asked someone in 1989 what the charming fantasy adventure The Princess Bride, and slacker time travel history lesson, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure had in common, you would likely have gotten a... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

Interview: Alex Winter Ventures Down The Silk Road In DEEP WEB

For those of us in our third (or fourth) decade, we cannot help but think about Alex Winter as the actor who played Bill S. Preston, Esq., the curly haired co-protagonist, who along with Keanu Reeve's Ted "Theodore" Logan, traveled... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

New Anthology CHAAR CUTTING Shows Growing Respect For Shorts In India

This weekend a new film is opening in India. Chaar Cutting is an anthology of four short films getting a regular theatrical release, showing an increasing interest in the work of short filmmakers in India. In North America, anthologies, apart from the... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

70s Rewind: EARTHQUAKE, My Favorite Disaster Porn

Before I knew anything about human sexuality, I had become far too intimate with disaster porn. That's because I grew up in the 1970s, when disaster movies fornicated freely with all-star casts and state-of-the-art special effects to deliver orgasms of... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: Struck By Lightning. Bitten By A Cobra. KUNG FURY Is A Giddy Blast Of B-Movie Entertainment.

Ladies and gentlemen, I could write quite a lot here about how the internet has democratized filmmaking and storytelling, and how that has had impacts both good and bad. I could cite statistics about crowd funding, viewership patterns and the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: TU DORS NICOLE, A Wry Slacker Comedy From Quebec

Quebec based filmmaker Stéphane Lefleur's wry slacker comedy Tu dors Nicole (You Are Sleeping, Nicole) stars Julianne Côté in the title role of Nicole, a 20-something young woman with one foot still firmly lodged in childhood and the other slightly... More »
By Dustin Chang   
  

Review: UNCERTAIN TERMS, Between Romance And Delusion

We are walking down a serene wooded path. With our back to us is a redheaded girl, her hair in a long, tight braid, her shoulders slumped forward. She's walking through the woods, pondering her very existence: Why is she... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

An Interview With All Directors Of GERMAN ANGST! Marschall! Kosakowski! Buttgereit! Part 1!

The Berlin-based horror anthology German Angst was among the many world premieres this year at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, and all three of its directors were attending in person. The day after, I was lucky enough to get to... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Cannes 2015 Review: Kurzel's MACBETH Is Shakespeare For The GAME OF THRONES Crowd

Justin Kurzel's Snowtown was a remarkable film, a brash feature debut that signaled the emergence of a unique talent joining a slew of them coming out of the Australian independent scene. Following up a powerful true crime story with... More »
By Jason Gorber   
  

Preview: Mammoth Lakes Film Festival Debuts With Stellar Indie Lineup

There are two things when one considers going to a film festival, or dare to put one on. The first is: location, location, location. The second (or perhaps it's the first): Movies, of course. Plenty of quality, eclectic flicks that... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Cannes 2015 Review: RAMS, An Exceptional Tale Of Exceptional Stubbornness

Oh, Iceland. With your otherworldly landscapes and ability to extract cool, dry drama like you're farming permafrost, your cinema is like your vistas -  inspiring and intimidating. Add to that some of the special spice that has made the... More »
By Jason Gorber   
  

Jeonju 2015 Review: UNWANTED BROTHER Puts Onus On Characters In Familiar Setting

After nearly a decade away from the director's chair, Shim Kwang-jin returns with an unhurried take on a common tale of a lowlife manipulating those around him to pay a debt. Propped up by a few fresh spins on the... More »
By Pierce Conran   
  

Brilliant, Baroque Trailer for FELT

"Based on the real experiences and art of co-writer/star Amy Everson, Felt doesn't just point a finger at rape culture; it takes a full on swing at it, creating a feminist psychological thriller that audiences will be hard-pressed to... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  
 
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