From The Editors

Exclusive Clip: LORE, Sorrow, Dreams and a Knife

In Lore, a mother searches for her missing son in a remote forest. As if that wasn't enough reason for concern, there may be something else to be worried about. Lore recently enjoyed its world premiere at Dances With Film...

Review: HICKOK Is Just A Brief Chapter Of Wild Bill's Life

James Butler Hickok, better known as Wild Bill, was one of the heroes of the American Old West; a figure who has attained a near-mythical status and whose exploits – some real, some imagined – are prime material for the...

70s Rewind: Top 15 Car Chase Movies

To celebrate the theatrical release of Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, a great flick that opens wide in Canada and the U.S. on Wednesday (see my review here), it's time to revisit my favorite movies with car chases from the 1970s,...

Review: THE REAGAN SHOW Illustrates a Two-Way Relationship Between the Media and the President

It is very important to remember that even Reagan, a highly divisive figure, was regularly grilled by the people who are now regarded as a partisan hacks. It wasn't used to be that way. There were mutual respect. The film is a good reminder of that.

Jackie Chan's THE FOREIGNER Gets Brooding U.S. Trailer to Go With Poster

UPDATED: The first trailer has now dropped, and, frankly, it looks terrific, with a brooding and very somber Jackie Chan integrated well into the drama and, of course, the action. Watch the trailer below. We've also added three new stills....

BEFORE WE VANISH: Watch The Trailer For Kurosawa's Arthouse Scifi

Japanese arthouse-genre fave Kurosawa Kiyoshi returned to Cannes this year with his latest effort, low key alien invasion picture Before We Vanish, as part of the Un Certain Regard selections. Narumi and her husband Shinji are going through a rocky...

Popcorn Frights 2017: Second Wave Goes Deep With TERRIFIER, JACKALS, THE BRIDE, THE ENDLESS, More

The second wave of programming for the Popcorn Frights Film Festival in Miami, Florida, has been announced, featuring 40 film premieres from eight countries. The fest will be held August 11-17. As previously announced, Tragedy Girls will be one of...

Our Favorite Faces Of Stanley Tucci

Last week we saw Transformers: The Last Knight scrape the planet, and among all the things blowing up (or being otherwise "transformed") we spotted quite a stellar cast. Last week we singled out Sir Anthony Hopkins, but there are plenty...

Review: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Threatens Extinction, While Holding Out a Sliver of Hope

Foiling low-bar expectations, War for the Planet of the Apes takes advantage of its built-in name recognition to create a gloomy, tense atmosphere in which nothing is guaranteed and anything is possible. Strangely enough, the film reminds me of director...

AnarchyVision: TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, 47 METERS DOWN, A Visit To Wine Country

In this edition, I take an ambivalent look at Michael Bay's latest, a scuba scare flick that betrayed my ability to suspend disbelief, and the Niagara County wine-soaked flick The Colossal Failure of The Modern Relationship...

Toronto Japanese Fest 2017 Review: HER LOVE BOILS BATHWATER

Futaba (Miyazawa Rie), a strict, but caring single mother, has an awakening when she is told she has an aggressive and terminal cancer that cannot be treated. With only a few months left to live she sets out to reconcile...

Exclusive: Take to the Skies with André Hedetoft's SPACE PIRATES

Last we heard from André Hedetoft (co-writer-director of Origin) he was working on something called Finns Här Några Snälla Barn or as you might remember it: “Pippi Longstocking with zombies!” While that film is still very much on track, aiming...

Crowdfund This: Hal Hartley's HENRY FOOL TRILOGY Boxset

Good news for fans of the three Henry Fool films: now that their director Hal Hartley has reclaimed the rights to the first of these ("at long last and with considerable drama", as he himself says), it will be released...

Early Submission Call - Four Seasons Film Festival

Holmlands is proud to launch the Four Seasons Film Festival in partnership with Green Owl Films; in a celebration of independent film, music, art and photography. February 2018 will see our first ever film festival held at the historic Cadogan...

Interview: OKJA Producer Dooho Choi Takes Us Behind the Scenes

Part collaborator, part many-armed mover and remover of obstacles, Dooho Choi jumped into the deep end as a producer with 2013’s SNOWPIERCER, Director Bong Joon-ho’s ambitious multinational sci-fi adventure.  As the founder of Kate Street Picture Company, Choi dives in...

SATAN'S SLAVES: Watch The Chilling Teaser For Joko Anwar's Indonesian Horror

It seems strange to say that despite a career that has long flirted with a wide variety of genres, Joko Anwar's upcoming remake of classic Indonesian cult title Satan's Slaves (Pengabdi Setan) marks the first time the critically acclaimed director...

New York Asian Film Festival Celebrates Their Sweet Sixteen with a Badass Trailer

Yes, because the New York Asian Film Festival is probably the only fest this side of the Atlantic that can be both sweet for its sixteenth edition and badass. The proof is in the trailer. Watch it below and be...

What The Film Festival 2017: A Japanese EVIL DEAD Remake, A Gorilla in Sunglasses And Cats Making CARRIE

Hey, Toronto. If you are in the mood to have your mind blown without the aid of recreational pharmaceuticals this Saturday then you will want to check out the What The Film Festival happening at The Royal this Saturday.  ...

10+ Years Later: Can THE MUMMY RETURNS Withstand The Test Of Time?

When I saw Stephen Sommers' fun creature feature Deep Rising, back in 1998, I immediately added him to the list of directors to keep an eye on. That was because I had an absolute blast with the film, warts and...

CYBERTRONIC WARRIOR: Steve Kostanski's Awesome Music Video For The Cybertronic Spree!

Stop everything you are doing, right now. The Cybertronic Spree, the hair metal band that dresses up like the classic Transformers and plays songs from the animated movie, have just dropped their first original single, Cybertronic Warrior, and it is...