A HARD DAY: Check The Subtitled Trailer For The Cannes Selected, Deliciously Dark Korean Thriller

Selected to screen as part of the Director's Fortnight sidebar in Cannes, director Kim Seoung-hun's ultra darkly comic thriller A Hard Day has released an English subtitled trailer and it's not hard at all to see what got the Fortnight... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Three New Lobby Cards For Franco-Italo Horror Trilogy PHANTASMAGORIA

The horror anthology Phantasmagoria has now entered into post-production in preparation for its Market screening at Cannes. It will also make its festival debut shortly after at Fanta Festival in Rome, Italy in July with hopefully more festival announcements to come. The... More »
  

Third HOBBIT Film Retitled 'HOLY CRAP, AREN'T WE DONE YET?'

Okay, that's not the actual title. Nor is it Bring Me More Gold, I Don't Have Enough Yet And If You Don't I'll Pad Out The Story Even More. No, the third Hobbit film has jettisoned the original There And... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Battling Marxists, Feminists And Communist Ninjas To Keep The World Safe For Fascism! Check The CAPTAIN FALCON Trailer Now!

Fear not, faithful Fascists!In a world gone mad with opportunity for all and equal rights for women one man is standing up for you! The Captain is coming! Yes, Joao Leitao's action comedy Captain Falcon (Capitao Falcao) continues to wend... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Sitges 2014 to Open with [REC]4: APOCALYPSE: Watch The New Trailer!

Director Jaume Balagueró was on hand today at the Sitges Film Festival press conference, to present the first trailer for the last film in the [REC] franchise. [REC]4: Apocalypse is set to open the festival, which will run October 3rd -... More »
  

Dark Czech Comedy KRASNO Taps Into A Coen Vibe

Though recent Czech comedies have generally been of the very light and crowd pleasing variety it appears that writer / director / star Ondrej Sokol has a little something else up his sleeve with Krasno, a dark comedy steeped in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Concept Art And Plot Details For VANISHING WAVES Duo's Upcoming EMERGENCE

It was back on Friday that we first brought word of Vanishing Waves directing duo Kristina Buožytė and Bruno Samper's upcoming science fiction film Emergence, with word that it had received development funding from their local film institute in Lithuania.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Shots From Ghibli's Upcoming WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE

[Fourth UPDATE: Quad poster and third image added.]Studio Ghibli have released the first image from Yonebayashi Hiromasa's (The Secret World of Arriety) upcoming big screen adaptation of of Joan G. Robinson's children's novel When Marnie Was There and it sure... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Teaser For Animated MONKEY KING RELOADED

Media Asia is producing its first English-language 3D animated film, called Monkey King Reloaded. Directed by Felix Ip and Paul Wang of Hong Kong-based Unicorn Studios, the former production team of the now-defunct Imagi Animation Studios that previously brought us... More »
By Al Young   
  

Miyazaki's CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO To Get Digitally Remastered Release

A new digitally remastered edition of The Castle of Cagliostro, famously as the first feature film to be directed by Studio Ghibli maestro Miyazaki Hayao, will be released on Japanese cinema screens on May 9th. This new transfer has been three... More »
  

Seasonal Ruminations: Melbourne Cinematheque And The Significant Magnificent Luis Bunuel

The original enfant terrible, Luis Buñuel, together with Salvador Dalí and poet Federico García Lorca formed the nucleus of the Spanish-Surrealist avant-garde, hoping to shock and insult the intellectual bourgeoisie.Melbourne Cinematheque is a sublime curated mix of auteur and period... More »
  

Poster And Trailer For UK Indie SciFi BEYOND

Due to have its world premiere as part of the SciFi London Festival later this week, the official poster and trailer for Tom Large and Joseph Baker's Beyond has arrived online.For a brief moment in history, the world stood still.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

NYC Happenings: Mizoguchi Kenji Retro At MoMI Will Feature All His 30 Surviving Films

Museum of Moving Image will host the massive 30 films retrospective of Mizoguchi Kenji, one of the Big Three of Japanese cinema (along with Kurosawa Akira and and Ozu Yasujiro). Simply titled Mizoguchi, the retro will feature every surviving film... More »
  

Gritty Second Teaser For Icelandic Thriller CITY STATE 2

Icelandic director Olaf De Fleur returns to the scene of the crime with City State 2, the sequel to the surprise Icelandic hit which is currently slated to be remade in the US by James Mangold. The first was a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Footage For Kitamura's LUPIN THE THIRD Unveiled!

Versus and Azumi director Kitamura Ryuhei's live action adaptation of the popular manga and anime series Lupin The Third is now in post-production. Filming took place in Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines and Hong Kong. The film tells the story of Lupin,... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Exclusive Trailer And Poster Premiere For Indie SciFi Horror EJECTA

There are reasons to fear the things that go bump in the night in Ejecta, the latest offering from indie Canadian genre film outfit Foresight Features (Septic Man, Exit Humanity, Monster Brawl). As with Septic Man the script here comes... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Mickle, Takahata and du Welz Headline Director's Fortnight Lineup

Sundance hits Whiplash and Cold In July along with Melbourne winner These Final Hours feature prominently in the lineup for this year's Director's Fortnight sidebar in Cannes, a selection that also includes the latest from Studio Ghibli co-founder Takahata Isao... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey London! Zipangu Fest Returns With FRANK CHICKENS, GOOD WIFE And More!

Arguably the most unique and eclectic of film festivals in the UK to throw its focus on Japanese cinema, Zipangu Fest returns this 1st June, for an evening of weird and wonderful cinematic delights, curated and hosted by acclaimed Japanese... More »
  

Yuasa Masaaki Directs ADVENTURE TIME!

Here are a couple of awesome worlds colliding: Mind Game director Yuasa Masaaki has directed an episode of Adventure Time and the results are every bit as odd as you might expect. Finn and Jake learn about the food chain... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Images From Kim Ki-duk 'Trauma Film' ONE ON ONE

When writing about Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk's upcoming One On One recently HanCinema referred to the picture as a 'trauma film'. And while I can't be certain whether they're quoting the director himself on that front or if they picked... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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