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Review: KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE, A Fascinating, RASHOMON-Style Meta Investigation

Christine Chubbuck, a news reporter in Sarasota, Florida, killed herself in an apparent suicide on live television in 1974. Because it took It place way before the internet age, and the only existing original videotape of the actual incident is...

Now on Blu-ray: DER BUNKER Comes Out of Hiding

Just in time for the beginning of the school year, Nikias Chryssos' Der Bunker arrives on Blu-ray and DVD. It is a strange one. Quoting from the official synopsis: "A student (Pit Bukowski, Der Samurai) rents a room in a...

Virtual Reality Awaits at Horrible Imaginings Film Festival

Whenever I think of virtual reality, I wrinkle my nose a bit and think of the early 2000s and that one cheesy Aerosmith video. However, with so many film festivals now offering VR components in their programming, I'm convinced that...

Watch This Exclusive Clip From LEVEL UP, in US Cinemas This Friday

Adam Randal's debut feature film Level Up opens in US cinemas this coming Friday, August 26, from FilmBuff. We have been given an exclusive clip to share with you today.   Thrillers centered around the world of video games as...

HUM: Watch The Trailer For Dark South African Thriller

We've become increasingly convinced in recent years that South Africa's film industry is one to watch, a young generation of intriguing talent very much on the rise throughout the country. And as we build our list of names to keep...

Review: EINSTEIN'S GOD MODEL Burns with Science

Einstein's God Model is a small movie made of big ideas with an unfortunate title. Its preoccupation with science is its driving force, played out as an old school science fiction yarn, about men tampering in God's domain. Life beyond...

Review: MORRIS FROM AMERICA, Black Bodies in White Hands

Let me set a scene for you. A few years back at a party for filmmakers, one white filmmaker who has written and directed a critically acclaimed film with black leads says to another who has done the same: "I...

Crowdfund This: GUAP, A Delicious, In The Heights Gentrification Comedy

Full Disclosure: I know Chris Myers but I don't KNOW Chris Myers. A few months back we met sitting across from each other at a play by Jackie Sibblies Drury, a difficult but phenomal playwright who had made a piece...

Review: Werner Herzog's LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD, A Wry, Meditative Masterpiece About the Internet

A weak internet signal at my job caused massive delays in our daily operation the last couple of days, making us bang our heads against the table in sheer panic mode. This is where the internet got us: We are...

ALIFF'S 7 DIMENSIONS: Battle Ghosts And Demons In Teaser For Malaysian Graphic Novel Adaptation

[Updated with a second, full trailer.] Malaysia is taking what looks to be a fairly significant step into CGI driven urban fantasy with Faisal Ishak's upcoming adaptation of popular graphic novel Aliff Dalam 7 Dimensi (or Aliff's 7 Dimensions). It's...

Third Trailer For Russia's DUELIST Delivers Slick, High Octane Action

[Updated with English subtitled version!] Russian director Alex Mizgiryov first caught our attention back in December of last year with the first teaser for his gorgeous, period set action film Duelist (Дуэлянт) and anticipation has done nothing but grow since....

Gritty South African Drama In VAYA Trailer

South Africa's Akin Omotoso is on something of a hot streak. Already a well known and respected actor seen in titles such as Blood Diamond, Shake Hands With The Devil and Lord Of War, Omotoso came to international attention as...

Review: BEN-HUR Races Against Expectations

Vividly re-imagined, the new Ben-Hur is a lot of fun to watch, in part because it follows the outline of William Wyler's famed film while injecting fresh new elements. It's not a classic, by any means, but it certainly exceeds...

Exclusive Clip: INDIGO CHILDREN, Speaking Truth, Quietly

A young woman speaks truth out of her heart to a young man as they sit in a sun-dappled forest. That's it; no yelling, no bombs exploding, no aliens on the scene. Our exclusive clip from Indigo Children feels very...

AMERICAN HONEY Gets a New Boss-filled Trailer

One of our favorite films at this year's Cannes fest was Andrea Arnold's Americana-soaked celebration of youth, American Honey. Ahead of its September 30 stateside release, A24 has released a new teaser for the film that features Bruce Springsteen (alongside...

Kickstart This: ON HALLOWEEN, Short and Scary From Quentin Lee

Quentin Lee began his filmmaking career more than 20 years ago and it's still impossible to pigeonhole him. He's tackled a winning variety of human-sized stories in a variety of settings and an intriguing mix of genres, from the emotional...

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival to Screen TAG, THE GREASY STRANGLER, a Slew of Shorts & More!

San Diego's premiere celebration of all things spooky in film, the annual Horrible Imaginings Film Festival, has unveiled their horror and suspense programming, I'm excited. HIFF will show films such as Sion Sono's Tag, SpectreVision's The Greasy Strangler, and LA Film Festival winner Beyond...

Venice 2016: Watch New THE BLEEDER Clip - 'Freckles on Your Ass'

The air is t'ick with accents in a new, NSFW clip from Venice-bound The Bleeder, but things quickly get deadly serious when the wife sits down. The movie revolves around Chuck Wepner, a professional boxer whose biggest claim to fame...

Watch New Creepy Trailer for Jorge Olguin's WHISPERS OF THE FOREST

Nearly three years ago, we published a creepy trailer for Jorge Olguin's Whispers of the Forest (Gritas del Bosque) and now the 3D horror movie is finally heading for theatrical release in its native Chile. A new trailer is just...

ROGUE ONE A STAR WARS STORY: International Trailer, Not So Different, Except...

Here is the international trailer for Rogue One A Star Wars Story. As you watch it you will see that it is not all that different from the most recent trailer that dropped last Thursday. The bulk of that trailer...