Interview: Neil LaBute Talks DIRTY WEEKEND

The work of Neil LaBute can be a nasty business. Particularly in his early writings for stage or screen, LaBute's fiction placed an emphasis on humans with a flare for charismatic inhumanity, highlighting the worst aspects of society and its... More »
By Zach Gayne   
  

In-Edit Mexico 2015 Interview: Wes Orshoski Talks THE DAMNED: DON'T YOU WISH THAT WE WERE DEAD

After making an excellent documentary about one of the most recognized figures in rock 'n' roll (Lemmy), director Wes Orshoski is back in order to explore a much obscure story but nonetheless important: that of the British band The Damned,... More »
  

The Many Faces Of Nick Nolte

This week, Ken Kwapis' A Walk in the Woods gets released in cinemas, an adaptation of Bill Bryson's popular book. Peter Martin had a lot of fun with the film, and in his review here he praises the (un)easy camaraderie... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Exclusive Clip: BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD, Can't A Guy Even Take A Shower Anymore?

Icelandic crime flick Brave Men's Blood will open via various Video On Demand platforms next Tuesday, October 8, and we've got an exclusive clip to share. Here's the synopsis from when it debuted in its native land last year: In order to... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Toronto 2015: Poster Debut For Discovery Title BLACK

Love across rival gangs is a story as old as time. It's also the subject of Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah's Black, premiering in Discovery at TIFF next week. We've got the first look at the stylish poster for... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

Santiago 2015 Review: LA MEMORIA DEL AGUA (The Memory Of Water) Packs A Dark Emotional Punch

Matias Bize has made films worthy of praise in his career, starting with his first feature Sabado, filmed in one shot with a camcorder for a little over an hour, about a wedding and a woman who tries to get... More »
  

Review: THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED, Still Out Of Gas

The newest model in the Transporter series is much the same as the previous versions, only with less wit and less cohesive action sequences. Not that the first three films were exactly paradigms of wit and cohesive action. Back in... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

THE LOBSTER: UK Trailer For Yorgos Lanthimos' Latest Is Silly And Weird

Riding off favorable buzz at this year's Cannes, Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos' The Lobster is coming to the UK and Ireland on October 16. While the US currently doesn't have a release scheduled, the below trailer is our first real... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Review: DRAGON BLADE, Thrilling Fights And Beautiful Shots, Yet Sentimental To A Fault

Daniel Lee's war drama suffers from too much naivety that cannot be counterbalanced by its technical qualities. Grossing more than $50 million only a few days after its release in local theaters, the Chinese blockbuster revolves around the "true" story... More »
  

Fantastic Fest 2015: Behold, The Short Film Lineup!

Any regular reader knows that Fantastic Fest is boatloads of fun, chock full of great films. And many of those films are short films.Last year, I had such a blast with the slew of shorts programming I attended I can't... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS Clip Turns Philosophical

Kal Penn waxes philosophical about PCs and Macs in a new clip from The Girl in the Photographs. The film will enjoy its world premiere in the Midnight Madness section at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. The official synopsis is... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Hey LA Genre Hounds! Check Out Beyond Fest 2015's Full Slate

With a stat like "the highest attended genre film festival in the US," Beyond Fest has every right to call itself LA's biggest Genre Festival. Well the good folks at all the wonderful organizations that put on Beyond Fest (that... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

STANDOFF Trailer: Laurence Fishburne Is Very, Very Angry

A priest presiding over a funeral is the first one to get shot in the trailer for Standoff. Laurence Fishburne continues firing away, eliminating witnesses until one is left, a bespectacled little girl in a red dress (Ella Ballentine) taking... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

In New SICARIO Clip, Tension Rises At The Border

Tensions are rising all over the world. Europe is facing major challenges in dealing with migrants fleeing horrible situations. Here in the U.S., politicians are stirring the pot on the immigration issue. And in a new clip from Sicario, an... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

First RIVER Teaser Suggests You Should Mind Your Own Damn Business

Hey, I get it. You see something bad going down, your first instinct is to help. That's a good thing, a humane reaction, something we tell our children that they should do. But sometimes, maybe you should mind your own... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: BLIND, A Stunning, Sensitive Ode To The Lonely

What we see: A street in Oslo, Norway. A dress shop. Pedestrians stream on by. Standing inside of the shop is a German Shepard. It Barks. Spittle hits the window. Pedestrians stream on by. What we hear: A woman's voice,... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Book Review: THE ART OF SATOSHI KON Makes You Crave More

(Did you know there were Perfect Blue Trading Cards? Neither did I...) Me being a fan of anime director and artist Satoshi Kon isn't exactly a secret. I was very much shocked by his death five years ago, first because... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

BADOET Trailer: A Creepy Clown From Indonesia

Because you can never have too many horror movies about clowns, Indonesian filmmaker Awi Suryadi has made Badoet. The stylish first teaser, which has been making the rounds, does not require translation because it features no dialogue, just images of creepy people,... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

New BODY Poster Gets Twisted

A new poster for Body goes the iconic route, presenting a very striking image to sell itself. And I'm sold, if the movie lives up to the promotional material. A darkly funny and twisted journey taking place entirely on one unforgettable... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Morbido 2015: WE ARE STILL HERE, TURBO KID, BASKIN In First Massive Wave, Official Poster Unveiled

¡Dios mío! Today our friends at the Morbido Film Festival are unveiling the first wave of programming for this year's festival. It is a whopper of an announcement. After you are done scanning the massive list of titles, come back and... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  
 
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