Tribeca 2014 Review: Ivan Kavanagh Dumps All of His Fears into THE CANAL

Take one part Lynchian weirdness, one part Polanski paranoia, toss in a hefty dose of J-Horror, mix 'em and cook 'em in a pot like gumbo, as the noted American poet Ice Cube once said, add just a smidgen of... More »
  

Full Trailer For HENTAI KAMEN Director's Sentai Comedy JOSHI ZU

After releasing three features on Japanese screens  in 2013 Kids Police and Hentai Kamen director Fukuda Yuichi is showing no signs of slowing down in 2014 with another two films already scheduled for release in the first half of the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

VANISHING WAVES Duo Receives Development Funding For Upcoming EMERGENCE

What, exactly, is Kristina Buožytė and Bruno Samper's Emergence? Nobody is saying just yet but given the impact that the Lithuanian duo made with their previous effort, Vanishing Waves, expect something exceptional. All we have been able to garner thus... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

MPI And Spectrevision Team To Bring Swedish Indie SciFi LFO To US Audiences

For the past couple years at Fantastic Fest I have taken to getting international directors drunk and making them review their own films. One such director to succumb to my boozie entreaties at the 2013 edition of the festival was... More »
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COLD IN JULY: Watch The Gritty US Trailer For Jim Mickle's Latest

Yeah, we've got a thing for Jim Mickle around these parts. That's because he's very, very good with a filmography that dives deep into the seedy underbelly of Americana. that Mickle hasn't really broken through to a mass audience yet... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Not for Those with Murophobia: Teasers for Guillermo del Toro's THE STRAIN

Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan's brilliant vampire book The Strain will be coming to television via FX this summer. A new short teaser was just released, showing the impending, dooming darkness about to befall New York City and the world. I'm... More »
  

Review: PROXY Dwells On The Dark Side Of Parenthood

Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome is a relatively rare form of child abuse that involves the exaggeration or fabrication of illnesses or symptoms by a primary caregiver. The central idea around which everything swirls in Zack Parker's Proxy is as brilliant... More »
  

Review: 13 SINS, An Ambitious, Gruesome Thriller

Nicely-demented, Daniel Stamm's 13 Sins functions best as a gruesome thriller with a sense of humor. The deck is stacked quite heavily against Elliot (Mark Webber), a salesman who's preparing to marry his pregnant girlfriend Shelby (Rutina Wesley, from True... More »
  

Eli Roth's Cannibal Horror THE GREEN INFERNO Gets A Chilling New Teaser!

Eli Roth's latest offering of globe-trotting terror takes us deep into the Peruvian rain forests, where a group of good-time-lovin' student activists soon find themselves abandoned and at the mercy of a savage, flesh-craving tribe of indigenous cannibals. Roth again joins... More »
  

Final X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Trailer Rolls Out The Big Names

Director Bryan Singer plays school teacher calling out the morning attendance in the latest - and apparently final - trailer for the upcoming X-Men: Days Of Future Past and it would appear that everyone's in class. This one plays like... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch Tex-Mex Action Short KISS OF VENGEANCE Now!

We've been keeping an eye on Fernando Berreda Luna's short film project Kiss Of Vengeance for some time now, the Mexploitation inspired short being designed to introduce the characters from a much larger world with the hopes of building it... More »
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Irish Comedy THE STAG Retitled THE BACHELOR WEEKEND For US Release. Check Out The New Trailer!

Irish comedy The Stag has been retitled The Bachelor Weekend for release in the US, where it hits iTunes and VOD today from Tribeca Film. We're big, big fans of this one around here and recommend checking it out very... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

TIFF Kids Talk Film: ANINA, An Animated film about Palindromes and Empathy

Willem and Miranda are back with another short video review from the TIFF Kids film festival. A highly stylized animated feature from Uruguay which examines childhood conflict called ANINA.  The eponymous little girl with the palindrome name has an evocative imagination that... More »
  

Sammo Hung Rarity PEDICAB DRIVER Anchors The Old School Kung Fu Fest! Check Out The Festival Trailer Now!

Hey, New York! You lot are in for a treat this coming weekend with Subway Cinema's Old School Kung Fu Fest hitting the Anthology Film Archives April 18 - 20! Pedicab Driver! 36th Chamber of Shaolin! Canton Viper! Challenge Of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Promising Teaser For Venezualan Crime Picture PIPI MIL PUPU DOS LUCAS

Shot on weekends between 2011 and 2013 the first teaser has arrived for Fernando and Enrique R. Bencomo's Caracas set Venezualan crime picture Pipi Mil Pupu Dos Lucas and indications are the labor of love has yielded a good result. This... More »
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DVD Review: Don't Send Your Kids To CAMP DREAD

Eric Roberts plays Julian Barrett, director of a fictional 80s horror trilogy "Summer Camp". Barrett is hoping to reignite his career by rebooting the franchise as a reality television show. He auditions at-risk young adults, who, for various reasons, are... More »
  

Watch The First Trailer For Fincher's GONE GIRL

It seems odd to refer to a new film from David Fincher with Ben Affleck in the lead as 'low profile' but the upcoming Gone Girl has been wending its way through production in surprisingly quiet fashion thus far. Quiet,... More »
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Teaser: Miike Brings Classic Horror Back To Life In OVER YOUR DEAD BODY

It's about time for another dose of Miike Takashi madness! Japan's bad-boy helmer returns with Over Your Dead Body (喰女-クイメ-), a theatrical twist on Tsuruya Nanboku IV's Yotsuya Kaidan, a now legendary Japanese ghost tale that blends murder, betrayal, and revenge in... More »
  

THE QUIET ONES: Win A Major Prize Pack From Lionsgate And Twitch!

Lionsgate will release Hammer Films' latest horror opus The Quiet Ones on April 25th and we've got a major prize package to give away! Included are a t-shirt, branded matches, a poster, three previous Hammer films (The Woman In Black,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Race From Death With Full Trailer For Iguchi's LIVE

Machine Girl director Iguchi Noboru has been going through something of a personal reinvention process over the past couple years, not abandoning the genre world that is his stock in trade but certainly looking to expand the palette a bit... More »
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