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Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: THE VOID Is Fulci-Flavored Hell

The Void draws inspiration from a number of horror influences, including Hellraiser, The Beyond, H.P. Lovecraft, and Lucio Fulci. The film premiered at Fantastic Fest 2016 in Austin to a packed house, with producer Casey Walker and directors Jeremy Gillespie and...

Sitges 2016: Devilworks Picks up Israeli Sci-fi Action Comedy OMG I'M A ROBOT!

The Israeli sci-fi action comedy OMG I'm A Robot! has been picked up by Euro sales company Devilworks ahead of it's World Premiere at the Sitges Film Festival in a couple weeks. You can watch the trailer below.    Is...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: DEAREST SISTER, In Touch With Inner Demons

With only her second film as director, Mattie Do takes a big step forward, both for herself as an artist and for Laos as a filmmaking community. Do broke ground with Chantaly, her debut as a filmmaker and also the...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: 24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters

A niche market for high-quality, limited-run movie posters has popped up in the last decade, with no signs of slowing down. If you're one of the fervent collectors of these beauties, you know the names Mondo, Skuzzles, Grey Matter Art, and...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: THE YOUNG OFFENDERS Elevates a Comic Tale With Fresh Honesty

Rowdy, raucous, and rude, The Young Offenders is a blast of adolescence without angst, a juvenile movie that is surprisingly cheerful, even as its young heroes straddle the thin line between criminality and, well, not being a straight-up criminal. Conor...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: THE HIGH FRONTIER Tests the Borders of Tension

Baby, it's cold outside. The family at the heart of The High Frontier (original title: Na granicy) doesn't feel very warm toward each other, though. As the movie begins and a father and his two sons drive deeper and deeper...

Fantastic Fest 2016: Dolph Lundgren Hunts Demons in DON'T KILL IT Trailer

Director Mike Mendez knows how to have a good time. His segment in Tales of Halloween segment, "Friday the 31st" had me grinning from ear-to-ear, while Big Ass Spider! was a glorious throwback to drive-in monster movies. With Don't Kill...

Toronto 2016 Review: Bulgarian Drama GODLESS Depicts Moral Decay in an Eastern European Dystopia

Ralitza Petrova, an emerging filmmaker from Bulgaria, unveiled her powerful debut outing Godless recently at the Locarno Film Festival, where she ended up standing in the spotlight and holding the Golden Leopard award. She thus joined the ranks of talented...

Toronto 2016: HELLO DESTROYER Clip Welcomes The Rookies To The Team

Hello Destroyer played to a sold out crowd at TIFF the other night. We have that stunning poster for you to look at and a clip from the film. Both you will find further down.  Hello Destroyer stars TIFF Rising Star...

Toronto 2016: Watch The Trailer And Clip From The Icelandic Thriller THE OATH

The Oath, the latest film from Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur (Everest and Jar City) is coming to TIFF this weekend. We have a trailer and a clip from the film to share with you.    The Oath marks the first time...

Toronto 2016: Watch This Splendid Musical Number From THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Juan Carlos Medina's The Limehouse Golem, the Victorian era set horror thriller, will have it's World Premiere here in Toronto Saturday night at the Ryerson. We have a clip with a splendid musical number featuring Douglas Booth to share with...

Toronto 2016: "F##K The Small Talk, Let's Buy Some Guns" in Trailer For FREE FIRE

While we await word from our Anarchist-on-the-Ground Ryland about last night's premiere of Ben Wheatley's Free Fire A24 just dropped the trailer for it. Take a look for yourself. But beware, it be loaded with guns, violence and colorful language. ...

Toronto 2016 Exclusive: BAR BAHAR (IN BETWEEN) Trailer Teases a Vibrant Experience

Our exclusive debut of the trailer for Bar Behar (In Between) reveals a vibrant experience. Set to enjoy its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this coming Sunday, September 11, the movie revolves around three women who share...

Toronto 2016 Exclusive: INTERCHANGE Trailer Debuts an Unsettling Supernatural Noir

The first full trailer for Dain Said's Interchange gave me shivers, even though it's quite warm where I live. The supernatural noir is entirely unsettling, at least according to the imagery, sounds, and general atmosphe of the trailer. The film...

Teaser Trailer for BUSTER'S MAL HEART

Sarah Adina Smith wowed us a couple years ago with her supernatural drama, The Midnight Swim involving the complex emotional ecosystem of three sisters at the family cottage. She is back with Mr. Robot star Rami Malik at the centre of...

Check Out a BAD BATCH of Clips for Amirpour's Latest

Two clips have dropped for Ana Lily Amipour's sophomore feature, The Bad Batch. And as if they weren't enough to fill me with utter excitement to see this film, Anarchist Thomas Humphrey just dropped his glowing review of the film, calling it...

ARQ: New Trailer and Poster, As Twisty Sci-Fi Flick Heads to Toronto and Netflix

Don't you just hate waking up in the morning and getting smacked around by masked intruders? That's what happens to poor Robbie Amell in this sci-fi scenario that has more than a whiff of Groundhog Day in the time-looping element....

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Invites Cannibalism to Dinner

Not too long ago, we announced the slate of programming for San Diego's Horrible Imaginings Film Festival, which starts next week. Now the festival wants to entice you with a compelling event both gruesome and forbidden --- cannibalism. Explored in films...

Toronto 2016 Exclusive: WITHOUT NAME Teaser and Poster, Ethereal and Mysterious

Our exclusive teaser for Without Name is very much a tease, suggesting a rich, ethereal and mysterious environment without giving away plot details. For that, we have this: Synopsis: Land surveyor Eric, alienated from urban existence and those who love...

MAUDITE POUTINE (SHAMBLES): Trailer Premiere For Karl Lemieux's Striking New Feature

For those of us of a certain age and cultural outlook - particularly for those of us Canadians of that age and outlook - Montreal based musical collective Godspeed You Black Emperor hold a very special place in the heart,...