Greetings from the Croisette! My first report from Cannes 2014 includes talk of the Canadian invasion that includes Xavier Dolan, David Cronenberg and Atom Egoyan.I also chatted about Red Army and The Salvation, two great finds from this year's fest!... More »
ScreenDaily is reporting that Mexican and Canadian production companies have inked a deal to co-produce the Mexican science fiction film Multiplier. Velarium Arts, EMAfilms and Filmoption International are teaming up to make Rodrigo Hernandez's short film Protocolo into a feature film. The image... More »
The Viking Vampires are coming! But before they land on our shores, pillage our villages and run off with our livestock and women they need to have a little fundraiser. I guess the good old days of pillaging and running... More »
Mike Leigh's return to Cannes has created quite a stir. His new biopic Mr. Turner will debut at Cannes today - part of the Official Selection - and the first trailer is out to share with you. EOne will release the... More »
Selected as part of the Un Certain Regard program in Cannes, Hungarian writer-director Kornel Mundruczo's White God (Feher Isten) tells the story of a girl and her dog. And a potential inter species war. A cautionary tale between a superior... More »
If the above publicity still for Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's Critic's Week selection The Tribe doesn't catch your attention, how about this: The film plays out entirely in sign language and, if the trailer is to be believed, it does so without... More »
David Michod's thriller The Rover made it onto our list of hotly anticipated films for 2014 for good reason. Michod had already made an impression on us with Animal Kingdom. Then he added stalwart actor Guy Pearce to the mix.... More »
We have your first look at the first teaser for the Franco-Italo horror anthology Phantasmagoria. And it really is just a tease but it quickly projects a sense of growing tension and fear. I would like to see more. Three directors,... More »
The first trailer for supernatural slasher flick The Drownsman is upon us. You will have to put on some Wellies because it is a moist affair. After almost drowning in a lake, Madison finds herself bound to a life of fear.... More »
Kristian Levring's new feature film The Salvation is headed to Cannes shortly in the Out of Competition section, as part of the Midnight screenings. That last bit suggests there's going to be a fair amount of violence and bloodshed, which... More »
If you are looking to sink your fangs into some Canadian horror comedy goodness in the form of a werewolf movie then look further than the lads at Raven Banner Entertainment. They will be handling worldwide sales of the Canuck... More »
An official selection of the Cannes Film Festival, where it will screen in an out of competition slot, single named Korean helmer Chang remakes Fred Cavaye's French action flick Point Blank with The Target.Once a skilled mercenary, Yeo-hoon now leads... More »
The big winner at Cannes this past spring was Blue Is The Warmest Color, Abdellatif Kechiche's screen adaptation of the graphic novel Blue Angel. A coming-of-ager that got quite a bit of initial attention for its graphic sex scenes between... More »
Robert Redford has been showered with praise for his performance in J.C. Chandor's All is Lost, described as a survivalist tale about one man's battle against the elements. No dialogue is spoken, but it's far from a silent movie. Deep... More »
Just hours ahead of its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival as part of the Director's Fortnight, Erik Matti's long-awaited Filipino thriller On the Job has been picked up for distribution by Well Go USA Entertainment. Featuring a bevy... More »
Everything you think you know about Kristin Scott Thomas? Yeah, throw that away. Because Nicolas Winding Refn is about to make you see her very, very differently with this clip from Only God Forgives.Julian (Ryan Gosling), a respected figure in... More »
It was just yesterday that we were blown away by the first images from Our Heroes Are Dead Tonight (Nos Heros Sont Morts Ce Soir), the debut feature from David Perrault fusing masked wrestling with film noir. And now we... More »
An old master makes his long awaited return to the big screen with La Danza de la Realidad, and while it must be said that CGI visual effects and digital photography are not particularly Alejandro Jodorowsky's friends long time fans... More »
Fresh from its premiere in Cannes, the first trailer has arrived for Blood Ties. The first English language offering from acclaimed French director Guillaume Canet, Blood Ties stars Clive Owen, Mila Kunis, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Zoe Saldana, James Caan... More »
And that's the end of that chapter. 2014 is running on fumes and all eyes are already looking to awards season and the behemoths of next year that threaten to decimate the box office. The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Pixar's Inside Out and James Bond's latest,...
It's a Criterion Christmas! I'll be using Meeting the Criterion as a convenient way of reminding you of many of the Criterion Collection's great releases from the past year. Whether your Criterion Collection is organized by spine number, title or director, there's a good chance you'll see some releases that...
As an exercise in Hollywood franchise-making in the 21st century, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit is fantastically instructive. The final film in the cycle emerges today -- I've yet to see it; you can read Jason Gorber's review here-- but long before The Battle of the Five Armies shines its light...
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is now in cinemas all over half the world, an will soon arrive in the other half as well. And for those who saw the end of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, it will come as no surprise that the third...
I'll be stepping in for my colleague Ard Vijn this week, in an effort to get a fix for my Hobbit habit. Brace for bombastics!Smaug was believed to be the last great fire-drake of the North. If others remain they will surely be drawn out by the pungent perfume of...