International News - Foreign, Overseas

Who Is The Prey In This Trailer For Argentinian Horror Thriller PRESAGIO (OMEN)?

When I was down at the Morbido Film Festival a young filmmaker from Argentina, Matias Salinas, was hell bent on meeting me. Not because I was me (Derrr!) but because of us, TwitchFilm. He wanted us to be the first... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Watch The Trailer For Quirky Argentine Comedy HORTENSIA

There's a little bit of Jared Hess and Wes Anderson in the DNA of Diego Lublinsky and Alvaro Urtizberea's quirky comedy Hortensia. The story of a shoe obsessed young woman looking to subsume her grief with a new boyfriend following... More »
By Todd Brown   

Morbido 2015: Award Winners And Final Thoughts

I have been back home safe and sound from Morbido for a couple weeks now. My sanity is still in question though. It was a tremendous weekend of cinematic highs. I have seen things that I cannot unsee. I... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Los Cabos 2015 Dispatch: DEMOLITION, Rock 'n' Roll And The Red Carpet

The Los Cabos International Film Festival opened last night with a red-carpet gala presentation of Jean-Marc Vallee's Demolition. The event was a living representation of the conflicts dramatized in the film. Jared Leto, resplendent in red hair and black leather... More »
By Peter Martin   

I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY: Aimless Youth Stir Up Trouble In Striking Trailer

A selection in the prestigious Locarno and Mar Del Plata film festivals, Mexican director Julio Hernandez Cordon taps into the restless energy of youth with his striking I Promise You Anarchy (Te Prometo Anarquia). Here's how Mar Del Plata describes... More »
By Todd Brown   

A Strange And Hypnotic Trailer For Raul Perrone's SAMURAY-S

It's samurai fiction by way of German expressionism in the trailer for Samuray-S, a cinematic oddity from Argentine director Raul Perrone. Our own Patrick Holzapfel caught this one when it screened in Hamburg - check the links below for his... More »
By Todd Brown   

Something Weird-Ass This Way Comes In The Trailer For Brazilian Horror CABRITO

If you happen to be looking at the photo up above right now and thinking to yourself, "Wow, it looks like that guy has a lot of meat on his face," then let me assure you of something. You're not... More »
By Todd Brown   

A National Icon Comes To A Bizarre End In EVA DOESN'T SLEEP

Gael Garcia Bernal and Denis Lavant star in Pablo Aguero's Eva Doesn't Sleep (Eva No Duerme), based on the bizarre true story of the years following Eva Peron's death. Years in which Peron's embalmed body was stolen and hidden around... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch A Nation's Struggle To Be Born In The Trailer For THE MOVEMENT (EL MOVIMIENTO)

Director Benjamin Naishtat tackles the tumultuous birth of Argentina in his strikingly black and white feature The Movement (El Movimiento). Supported, as it was, by the Jeonju Digital Cinema project and having premiered in Locarno it comes as no surprise... More »
By Todd Brown   

ROAD TO LA PAZ: Watch The Trailer For The Striking Latin Road Movie

Francisco Varone has been on a successful world tour with his feature film Road To La Paz (Camino A La Paz) with stops in Busan and Chicago before bringing it back home to his native Argentina for Mar Del Plata... More »
By Todd Brown   

HOW MOST THINGS WORK: Watch The Trailer For The Argentinean Indie

I write this from my hotel room in Argentina, where I have spent the past week on the Argentine Competition jury at the Mar Del Plata Film Festival. And while I am still somewhat limited in what I can and... More »
By Todd Brown   

MEXICO BARBARO: Watch An Exclusive Clip From Gigi Saul Guerrero's 'Dia De Los Muertos'

Mexican horror anthology Mexico Barbaro hits DVD and VOD from Dark Sky Films today and we're pleased to offer up an exclusive clip from Gigi Saul Guerrero's segment of the anthology, Dia De Los Muertos.Eight Mexican directors unite to create... More »
By Todd Brown   

Morbido 2015: Watch Gigi Saul Guerrero's Opening Ceremony Video PALOMA

Okay. So Morbido came to a close last night and I am already back home in Toronto and dipping into the varieties of Mezcal I brought back with me. Hint. They vary by the numbers of worms at the bottom of... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Morbido 2015: Simon Boswell Rocks Morbido, Or, There Is A Mariachi Band Behind Me, Isn't There?

There are special moments when you are at film festivals, when the organizers pull out all the stops to ensure that you have not only a great time but memories that will last forever. My Simon Boswell memories first started... More »
By Andrew Mack   

KRYPTONITA: Watch The Trailer For Nicanor Loreti's Hyper Stylized Super Villain Film

While Hollywood will soon be unleashing Suicide Squad upon the world, Argentinean director Nicanor Loreti is beating the studios to the punch with his own tale of super villainy with Kryptonita. Adapted from the novel by Leo Oyola Kryptonita revolves... More »
By Todd Brown   

Morbido 2015: Pablo And Puebla, Or, The Old Gods Hate My Luggage

I was at Morbido back in 2012 and have been chomping at the bit for an opportunity to come back to Mexico, the festival and my extended Mexican family. I was so close a previous year but expired travel documents... More »
By Andrew Mack   

THE SIMILARS (LOS PARECIDOS): Watch The Trailer For Isaac Ezban's Serling-Influenced Latest!

Fresh from its world premiere at Fantastic Fest and European launch in Sitges, Isaac Ezban's sophomore film The Similars (Los Parecidos) is headed home to takes its bow in the helmer's native Mexico as part of the Morbido Festival and... More »
By Todd Brown   

Demonic Possession, Peruvian Style In Second Trailer For NO ESTAMOS SOLOS

Back in July, a brief teaser was released for No Estamos Solos, a new Peruvian horror movie which looked very much like a haunted house/ghost story. Now, a second trailer is available and as it turns out, there was more... More »

ATROCIOUS (ATROZ): Check Out This Brutal Trailer For The Mexican Horror Flick

If I turn up dead, or drunk, in Mexico when I am down to cover the Morbido Film Festival in a couple weeks I want Atroz/Atrocious director Lex Ortega to be brought in for questioning first. Lex's debut feature film is about... More »
By Andrew Mack   

MEXICO BARBARO: Watch The Official Trailer For The Horror Anthology!

We've been keeping a close eye on Mexican horror anthology Mexico Barbaro for quite some time now and with a US release around the corner from Dark Sky Films there is finally an official trailer for the project.Eight Mexican directors... More »
By Todd Brown   
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