From The Editors

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See OPERATION MEKONG in Cinemas!

Operation Mekong is the latest action film by Hong Kong director Dante Lam (Beast Stalker, The Stool Pigeon, Unbeatable), who has said that it is his biggest film to date. It stars Eddie Peng and Zhang Hanyu.    Thanks to...

Fantastic Fest 2016: All The Awards

Fantastic Fest is all wrapped up and the Shiner hangover is just now setting in. That hangover may be a few days later than normal due to the lack of the customary boozy awards show, but we can now share...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD is the Right Kind of Twisted

Let's not beat around the bush. Home Alone was pretty obviously the inspiration for Chris Peckover's sophomore feature Safe Neighborhood. There's nothing wrong with that. We all know that both John Hughes and Chris Columbus are filmmakers well worth emulating....

Catch A Glimpse Of Soweto's Extreme Music Scene With Documentary Short BLACK BLACK METAL

There are a whole host of assumptions about what sort of music, fashion and other cultural accoutrements black people like here in North America, and really all around the world. 'Urban' is the usual code word, and 'urban' in the...

Review: MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN is Better Burton

Even as Tim Burton's latest phantasmic studio sprawl tends toward momentum of the inert variety, it proves all the more that the filmmaker is indeed moving through time. Not quite 60 years old, Burton is still too young to qualify...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: PHANTASM REMASTERED is a Beautiful Nightmare

From the tender ages of 23 - 25, Don Coscarelli worked on a movie involving a tall, macabre undertaker who caused a lot of undead, little-person shenanigans in the fictional Morningside Cemetery and the small town around it. Coscarelli didn't know...

Latest ATTRACTION Trailer Suggests The Arrival May Not Be Intentional

The long history of alien arrival films has generally been driven by one of two options. Either they've come here to help us or they've come here to hurt us. But based on the latest trailer for Fyodor Bondarchuk's Attraction...

The Many Faces Of Timothy Spall

This week sees the limited premiere of Mick Jackson's true-life courtroom drama Denial, in which Rachel Weisz plays Deborah Lipstadt, an American professor who had to defend herself in court by proving that the genocide against the Jews in World...

Samurai Rauni Reposaarelainen in Theaters in October

Samurai Rauni Reposaarelainen, an avant-garde action comedy and a samurai film from Finland will be in theatres on October 21th. The first feature film from theatre group Moderni Kanuuna, it cost only 50 000 euros to make. Director and lead...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: PHANTASM RAVAGER

We all know that Don Coscarelli created a masterpiece with Phantasm. As the sequels came and went, the dark dream world of the original film became both strengthened and weakened with films of varying quality, and Reggie (Reggie Bannister) the...

Netflix Nabs Duncan Jones' MUTE

Warcraft may not have performed as expected, but that hasn't deterred director Duncan Jones from getting on with his passion project, Mute, and finding a pretty big distribution partner in Netflix.  In a recent appearance on the Empire podcast, Alexander Skarsgard...

SLASH: Alien Erotica In Trailer For The Indie Hit

Teen Wolf star Michael Johnston takes a dive into a very different part of online culture than afforded by his regular gig with a starring role in Clay Liford's Slash. The indie comedy following a young man dipping into the...

Review: DEEPWATER HORIZON, Heroes At the Mouth of Hell

Six years ago, nightmare images of an oil rig burning at night in the Gulf Coast seared themselves into memory. The fire raged high and furious against a pitch-black landscape, leaving one to wonder just what had happened ... and...

Review: DANNY SAYS, More Than a Remarkable Musical Story

Danny says we gotta go Gotta go to Idaho But we can't go surfin' 'Cause it's 20 below Those words open The Ramones' song "Danny Says," from their woefully under appreciated Phil Spector produced 1980 album, End of the Century....

John Carpenter puts HALLOWEEN feud with Rob Zombie to rest

A video interview posted on Bloody Disgusting resurged a long-dormant feud between directors, John Carpenter and Rob Zombie. The former is responsible for the seminal 1978 classic, which the latter reinterpreted as a two-part film series in 2007. The feud...

The one great thing in a very shitty movie.

Movie(making) is a very interesting and sometimes strange medium. For all the masterpieces and great works, which always are and will be a subjective matter, there are an incredible lot of movies that equal to the amount of zzzero, nothing,...

Review: AMERICAN HONEY, Touching, Optimistic and Just Plain Beautiful

Only a few times in a generation does a film speak to youth in a lasting and powerful way. Films like Rebel Without A Cause, Easy Rider, and Kids all tapped into their respective contemporary consciousnesses with the effect of...

SWEDISH DICKS: Watch The Trailer For Peter Stormare Comedy

We've been keeping an eye out for news of Swedish Dicks since we first caught wind of the PEter Stormare and Johan Glans starring comedy about a pair of Swedes eking out a living as private eyes in Hollywood. Stormare...

Forgotten Classics: Billy Tang's Run and Kill (1993) and the strange world of Category 3 films

The Category 3 label on Hong Kong films can be somewhat of a poisoned chalice for some films, with the rating alienating the films audience with expectations of graphic violence or pornographic scenes. A lot of the films categorised as...

THE LODGERS: New Film From LET US PREY's Brian O'Malley Begins Production

News from Deadline today is that production has begun in Ireland on The Lodgers, a new film from the director of Let Us Prey Brian O'Malley.    The story follows a sister (Charlotte Vega) and brother (Bill Milner) haunted by a secret...