From The Editors

Lost Episode Festival: The 2016 Lineup Includes THE GREASY STRANGLER And UNDER THE SHADOW

Often we talk about Toronto's embrassment of riches when it comes to film festivals and specialized screenings. You would be hard pressed to throw a Timbit in the air and not hit a festival screening. And local hero Johnny Larocque...

BOYS IN THE TREES: Watch The Fabulous Trailer For Dark, Venice Selected, Coming Of Age Fable

Writer-director Nicholas Verso makes his feature debut with the dark Halloween themed coming of age fable Boys In The Trees and if the freshly released trailer for the film is any indication it would appear that it marks the arrival...

Beware The Fearsome Power Of THE BOURNE WIPE

We've been big fans of Australian writer-director-vfx whiz Michael Shanks for some time now - check out his short film Time Trap here for an example of why - and he just dropped another little gem over on his YouTube...

Adam Wingard's BLAIR WITCH Trailer Ventures Into The Woods

In this day and age when everyone seems to know everything way far in advance any amount of true surprise in the film world is, well, surprising. And rare. And so the simple fact that Lionsgate and director Adam Wingard...

The Many Faces Of Vincent Cassel

This week, the newest Jason Bourne film premieres, titled simply Jason Bourne, once again starring Matt Damon as the former super-assassin gone rogue. A new adventure means new friends and enemies of course, and it's here that we see a...

MOGWAI, CANNIBAL GRANNY, HYPNOTIZE THE JURY Win Big at NAFF

Three days of intense meetings and project pitches ended in a ceremony presentation of awards last night for the NAFF, Asia's premiere gathering for genre film projects. 24 different film projects were pitched to several companies, with over 500 meetings...

Criterion Roundup: PHOENIX, FANTASTIC PLANET and THE IN-LAWS

Suspense, belly-laughs and a jaw-dropping bit of adult oriented animation round this series of Criterion Collection reviews. I highly recommend them all.   In April the label released an edition of Phoenix (2014) a film which was nominated for, and...

BiFan 2016: Local Hits THE WAILING and KARAOKE CRAZIES Lead Award Winners

The winners have just been announced at the 20th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea, with Na Hong-jin's fantastic thriller The Wailing scooping The Best of Bucheon award in the Bucheon Choice competition, as well as the NH...

TONIGHT SHE COMES Teaser is Old-School Horror Glee

I don't know a lot about filmmaker Matt Stuertz (RWD), but I do know that I love this teaser trailer for his new flick, Tonight She Comes, which we have below. If you love old-school horror trailers, you'll recognize the techniques...

THE ROCKETEER to Become THE ROCKETEERS, With Big Changes in Store

Disney is developing a reboot of The Rocketeer, to be headlined by a young African-American woman. Based on the graphic novel by Dave Stevens, the 1991 film version starred Bill Campbell as Cliff Secord, a pilot who comes into possession...

XLrator Media Winds up North American Rights For THE WINDMILL

Ahead of its world premiere at FrightFest next month XLrator Media has gotten ahead of the pack and secured the North American rights for Nick Jongerius' horror flick The Windmill. The distributor plans to release the film in October.   ...

Be Baffled By The Trailer For Zhang Yimou's THE GREAT WALL

What is the strangest thing on display in the new trailer for Zhang Yimou's The Great Wall? Is it the fact that Chinese forces building and occupying one of the greatest feats of engineering in human history apparently need to...

Blowing Things Up In Praise Of Pacifism, Here Comes The HACKSAW RIDGE Trailer

Has Mel Gibson been forgiven? And is his Hacksaw Ridge the most violent movie ever made in praise of pacifism? Well, judging from the fact that Gibson's name never appears in the new trailer for his upcoming Hacksaw Ridge -...

Review: INTO THE FOREST Focuses on Individuals to Superb Effect

What will we all do when the lights turn off? Wait impatiently for them to come back on, trying to maintain a normal existence and the planned future? Begin raiding other people's homes? Go off in search of some semblance...

MAY GOD SAVE US (QUE DIOS NOS PERDONE): Watch The Trailer For San Sebastian Selected Serial Killer Flick

Director Rodrigo Sorogoyen will soon be making an appearance at the San Sebastian Film Festival with his upcoming May God Save Us (Que Dios Nos Perdone) set to premiere in competition. A television veteran with literally hundreds of episodes worth...

Review: GLEASON, A True Triumph of Filmmaking

Clay Tweel has been involved in some of the most entertaining documentaries in recent years including his producing role in The King of Kong, right up through his directing turn on both Print the Legend and last year's brilliantly witty...

Amirpour, Kim, Gibson, Chazelle, Seidl Among Highlights As Venice Announces Complete Lineup

With the sidebars having already announced their selections and the Toronto International Film Festival having rolled out their first big block of titles earlier this week the Venice International Film Festival got into the act earlier today rolling out the...

Bruce Campbell Ain't Afraid of No Evil in ASH VS EVIL DEAD Season 2 Red Band Trailer

More hailing to the king will begin this October as Bruce Campbell repeats his role of Ashley J. Williams. A blast from the past, the retro/nostalgia fad on small screens is dusting off properties such as eagerly anticipated groundbreaking 90s...

Frontières@Fantasia Celebrates Massive Eighth Edition

On Monday morning in Montreal you would not have guessed that a few hundred industry professionals (and some guy with a pen and a notepad) had their way with the city that weekend. But by Monday evening it was even...

WARRIOR'S GATE Trailer: Why Aren't We Talking About this Luc Besson Fantasy?

Warrior's Gate is essentially The Last Starfighter re-imagined as an epic Chinese fantasy. In it, a teenager is magically transported to China where he learns to convert his video game skills into those of a Kung Fu warrior. While that's...