International News - Foreign, Overseas

Mamoru Oshii's GARM WARS: THE LAST DRUID Acquired By ARC Entertainment For North America

Arc Entertainment have acquired the North American rights for Mamoru Oshii's action sci-fi thriller Garm Wars: The Last Druid. They plan to release the film in cinemas and on VOD on October 2nd. The planet Annwn, inhabited by the Garm, is... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Hey Canada! TURBO KID Is Riding Into A Town Near You On August 28

Turbo Kid, the Canadian cult hit and festival circuit darling, is coming to a Canadian cinema near you.The shenanigans begin on Thursday, August 27th with Raven Banner and Cineplex's Sinister Cinema series. For one night only Turbo Kid will play... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Saskatoon Fantastic 2015: COP CAR, TURBO KID, A HARD DAY and More

The 6th Annual Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival has come out of the gate swinging with the announcement of its feature film line-up. Or should I say, come out of the gate driving like a bat out of hell. Jon Watts' sensation... More »
  

Have Your Say: What's Your Favourite Robert De Niro Performance?

Happy Birthday Robert Anthony De Niro Jr, born on this day 1943. Arguably the greatest American actor of his generation, Robert De Niro has, in recent years, become a prime contender for the "should have retired years ago" cone of shame.... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Mayhem 2015: Jonathan Rigby To Narrate Long-Lost Dracula Script From Hammer Archive

Now this sounds like a real treat for those attending the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham this October. Actor and Historian Jonathan Rigby will be narrating a long-lost Dracula script written by Hammer writer/producer Anthony Hinds. He will be joined on... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Portland 2015: Festival Announces Lineup And The SonuvaZombiefilmmaker!

The third annual Portland Film Festival happens from September 1st through 7th this year. With a program featuring 80 narrative and documentary feature films and 134 short films the festival announced their feature film competition programs, opening and closing screenings, music... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

DEADWOOD Alive? F-Bombs Away!

Deadwood was buried under its own genius after just three seasons, and a mere 2980 f-bombs! It remains one of the fucking standout TV experiences of my fucking life, and the latest hints at a possible fucking movie are sure to... More »
By Stuart Muller   
  

Spielberg's BRIDGE OF SPIES Leads The 2015 New York Film Festival's Main Slate

The 53rd New York Film Festival starts September 25 - October 11 at the Film Society Of Lincoln Center, and boy are they packing a punch this year.Their Main Slate was announced today, leading with the world premiere of Steven... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Here's THE THING About THE HATEFUL EIGHT Trailer, Paranoid Men Holed Up In A Cold, Tight Spot

Prominently featuring Kurt Russell and Samuel L. Jackson, the first real trailer for Quentin Tarantino's 70mm Western, The Hateful Eight, is giving off an excellent Django Unchained meets The Thing vibe here. Paranoia, guns, shacks, prisoners, a laundry list of great... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

John Logan & Patti Smith Bring JUST KIDS To Showtime

Patti Smith's 2010 memoir Just Kids is one of those books that is just full of magic. Charting the protopunk's bohemian New York Days with artist Robert Mapplethorpe, Smith's work nabbed the National Book Award for nonfiction for damn good... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

PAY THE GHOST: RLJ Entertainment Inc. Acquires Nic Cage Thriller

Those of your looking to fulfill your regular intake of Nicolas Cage can look forward to the September 23rd release of the thriller Pay The Ghost. One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole (Nicolas Cage)... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

FEAR INC. Is Open For Business, New Horror Comedy From Funny Or Die Duo

Production began today in Los Angeles on a new horror comedy called Fear Inc. The film is being written, directed and produced by Luke Barnett and Vincent Masciale from Funny or Die. They are making the film under their own... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

BONE TOMAHAWK: RLJ Entertainment Inc. Acquires North American Rights

RLJ Entertainment Inc. has acquired the North American (US and Canadian) rights for S. Craig Zahler's upcoming western Bone Tomahawk. The film stars Kurt Russell along with Patrick Wilson (Insidious), Matthew Fox (Lost), Lili Simmons (Banshee), and Richard Jenkins (Cabin in... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Frontières 2015: Lux Capta Films To Produce Canadian Crime Flick 'LUDE BEHAVIOR

More good news to come out the Frontières Co-production Market which happened the other weekend during the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. Local gentleman Renaud Gauthier, director of festival hit Discopath, presented a new project, 'Lude Behavior, during the pitch sessions... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

BENDING STEEL: Watch This Exclusive Clip From Strongman Documentary

We have an exclusive clip to share with you from Dave Carroll's documentary Bending Steel. You may watch it and the trailer below.Overcome by an unwavering determination to become a professional Oldtime Strongman, Chris Schoeck trains out of his basement... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

SECRET AGENT: Warner Bros. Backs Kim Jee-Woon's Period Drama

Warner Bros. has officially entered the movie making business in Korea becoming the second major U.S. studio to do so. According to the report at Variety Warner Bros. will finance and distribute its first ever Korean-language movie, Kim Jee-woon's Secret... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

LEFT 2015: Win A Pair Of Tickets To The Toronto Premiere Of SOME KIND OF HATE

Our friends at the Lost Episode Festival Toronto are giving us three pairs of tickets to give away to the Toronto premiere of the new horror flick Some Kind Of Hate. LEFT 2015 runs next weekend, August 7th through 9th... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

TV News: THE COMEDIANS And HAPPYISH Go Down, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT Lives On

The television industry goes through a turbulent period and the smorgasbord of TV shows makes it harder for viewers and shows themselves. The numbers usually decide the future of series -- what lives on and what gets axed, a... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

Fantasia 2015 Review: TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE, Where Death Smells Like Watermelon!

It was not looking good my friends. A couple of us just got out of our last screening for the day at Fantasia and were about to hoof it down to a local comedy club for the first ever international... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Frontières 2015: Works-In-Progress Features Werefrogs, Crabs, The Apocalypse And A Woman In A Shower

The Works-In-Progress series at Frontières is always a good time because these are the films that are coming down the pipe in the not too distant future. These are the films to keep an eye out for in the coming year... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  
 
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