Marshy's Favourite Asian Movies Of 2015 Part 1

I'm just going to come out and say it: 2015 has been a really disappointing year for Asian Cinema so far. I didn't get to go to Cannes, so I have yet to see promising offerings from the likes of... More »
By James Marsh   
  

HEIL: Watch The Trailer For German Neo-Nazi Satire

While you may not expect a broad comedy from the normal super serious director of Stations Of The Cross, that is exactly what Dietrich Brüggemann has delivered with his latest effort Heil. Already in wide release in Germany and a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Because In Finland Dinosaurs Mean Metal. Heavy Metal. Behold The HEAVISAURUS.

Oh, Finland, you're just wacky. While their Norwegian neighbors seem to prefer their heavy metal music to be of the dark and serious variety, the Finns like to dress things up a bit. There's Lordi, of course, the Eurovision-winning metal... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Interview: Adam Elliot On Being An Animator, Winning An Oscar And Feeling Like An Outsider

Adam Elliot, Oscar winner for the short film Harvie Krumpet and director of the beloved feature Mary And Max, has recently released his latest film Ernie Biscuit. I got the chance to chat with Adam about his films, his characters... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

ANTIGANG: Jean Reno Anchors New French Action Comedy. Watch The Trailer!

Throughout his long career, iconic French star Jean Reno's films have tended to fall into one of two camps. On the one side - the side that tends to export the most and be most seen by foreign audiences -... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SPL 2 Is Coming To Australian Cinemas!

We have some great news for action fans in Australia: SPL 2: A Time For Consequences, the much anticipated sequel to the 2005 Hong Kong action classic SPL (aka Sha Po Lang or Kill Zone), has been picked up by... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Scandinavian 2015 Review: YOUNG SOPHIE BELL, A Beguiling, Sublime Mystery

Obsession, mystery, murder and betrayal culminate in a fragile coming-of-age story unlike any other in Amanda Adolfsson's stunning Swedish debut feature Young Sophie Bell.The titular Sophie (the radiant Felice Jankell) has just graduated high school and celebrates with her 'bestie'... More »
  

New York Asian 2015 Review: IT'S ALREADY TOMORROW IN HONG KONG, A Charming Romantic Travelogue

Here's the basic plotline of producer and now first-time writer-director Emily Ting's immensely charming romance It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong, boiled down to its basic essence. A man and a woman meet, and (spoiler alert) fall in love over... More »
  

The Residents To Perform At L'Etrange 2015

There are giant eyeballs headed to Paris with word that iconic rock band The Residents will appear at the 2015 edition of the L'Etrange Festival.After Kenneth Anger in 2012, Jello Biafra in 2013 and The Pere Ubu Film Group in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

The Many Faces Of Lee Byung-hun

This week sees the premiere of Terminator Genisys, and with it the honoring of a not-so-nice Hollywood tradition: that of taking one of the most charismatic Asian stars there is, and giving him/her just a few minutes of screentime (and... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Mondo Macabro Returns With New Greek Exploitation Collection And A Deal For You!

Our friends and the world's most whacked-out home video label, Mondo Macabro, are back to expose all of you adventurous viewers to more of the further corners of the exploitation world. They've showed you great Bollywood Horror, Nikkatsu erotic thrillers,... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

SPL 3 Green-Lit!

Following its massive opening in China on June 18, SPL 2: A Time For Consequences is still going incredibly strong at the Chinese box office and has already grossed over RMB500 million (US$80.6 million). At its celebration event in Hong... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Hey Australia! Don't Miss Madman's Massive July Giveaway!

To celebrate the Australian release of The Admiral: Roaring Currents, the South Korean blockbuster that attracted over 17 million admissions during its theatrical run and became the all-time highest grossing film at the local box office, Twitch and Madman are... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

THE EDITOR: Raven Banner Is Bringing The Canadian Horror Comedy Home

The Giallo influenced horror comedy The Editor is coming back home after nearly a year on the festival circuit. The latest film from some of the Astron-6 lads, Matt Kennedy and Adam Brooks, and also starring Conor Sweeney, has been picked... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Now On Home Video: Artsploitation Films Returns With HORSEHEAD, DER SAMURAI, And THE HOUSE WITH 100 EYES

American independent film distributor Artsploitation Films awakens from a 15 month hibernation with three very interesting releases that prove their mettle in terms of championing films that would easily fall by the wayside otherwise. All three are horror films of a... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

FrightFest 2015 Announced: WE ARE STILL HERE, CHERRY TREE, SCHERZO DIABOLICO, DEATHGASM And More

If there is a bright spot to the end of summer in London, it is undoubtedly FrightFest, that long-awaited long weekend of horror and fantastic cinema delight. And this year is bigger and better than ever, with 76 films, 20... More »
  

Latin Beat: ELLA Y EL Trailer Tracks The Highs And Lows Of An Everyday Couple

Director Frank Pérez-Garland is known for simple, heartfelt stories about relationships; movies like 2005's Un Día Sin Sexo and the 2009 anthology Cu4tro (alongside fellow filmmakers Bruno Ascenzo, Christian Buckley, and Sergio Barrio) confirmed him as a director specialized in... More »
  

KOFFIA Unveils Beautiful 2015 Poster

The Korean Film Festival In Australia (KOFFIA) is returning in August and September this year. Now in its sixth year, KOFFIA has become one of the most exciting and popular film festivals in Australia.  The organizers have been "busy harvesting... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Watch This Awesome SAMURAI JACK Tribute

Even though it has been over 10 years since Genndy Tartakovsky's popular animated series Samurai Jack ended, it continues to be regarded as one of the best shows ever on the Cartoon Network. Even now, loyal fans are still waiting... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

THE WAVE: Watch The Astounding New Trailer For Norwegian Disaster Picture

[Updated with English subtitled version.]A watery death is coming to the fjords of Norway courtesy of Cold Prey director Roar Uthaug. Uthaug has taken the actual events of 1934 when a landslide into a fjord triggered a tsunami that essentially... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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