Vestron Video to Bring The WISHMASTER Series to Blu-ray March 28

Lionsgate Home Video's specialty imprint Vestron Video Collector's Series continues it's impressive collection of home video releases with the upcoming Wishmaster series of films on Blu-ray. This is a series of films that I have to admit I have never...

Watch: Vidyut Jamwal's COMMANDO 2 Trailer Kicks Your Ass All Over The Place

Indian action star Vidyut Jamwal is poised to become Asia's next martial arts superhero, and the trailer for his new film, Commando 2: The Black Money Trail, is one hell of a calling card. Four years ago Jamwal burst onto...

Dublin 2017: Exclusive Images & Distribution News For Dennis Bartok's Irish Horror, NAILS

Dennis Bartok's debut feature, Nails, is set to have its world premiere next month at the Dublin International Film Festival and we have some exclusive images for this creepy looking film. Nails marks Bartok's first foray into directing after participating...

Texas Frightmare 2017: Frank Henenlotter Added As Featured Guest, Presented By Arrow Video

We are only a few short months away from the 12th annual Texas Frightmare Weekend horror convention in Dallas, Texas. This is one of my favorite events of the year as they never fail to disappoint when it comes to...

Blu-ray Review: Fassbinder's FOX AND HIS FRIENDS Cuts Just As Deep 40 Years Later

Rainer Wener Fassbinder has always been an artist I've respected by reputation, rather than through a deep knowledge or understanding of his work. In fact, I've only see a handful of Fassbinder films and I will admit to tapping out...

J Hurtado's 12 Favorite Indian Films of 2016

2016 was a great year at the movies. The world of cinema has provided a tremendous amount of joy for which we should feel grateful. While that could apply to the world at large, it especially applies to the cinema...

Review: DANGAL, A Familiar Tale, Told With Bollywood Flair

I've been interrogated about my love-stroke-obsession with Indian cinema ever since I began writing about it on these pages a little over six years ago. I'm not Indian, before this summer I had never been to India, and I didn't...

Vestron Video to Unlock THE GATE on Collector's Edition Blu-ray

The Vestron Video Collector's Series Blu-ray line goes from strength to strength with their newly announced Blu-ray debut of Tibor Takacs' The Gate! Check out the details and trailer below for this '80s horror favorite, due to be unlocked on...

Now on Blu-ray: Film Noir for the Holidays From Kino Lorber Studio Classics

There's nothing like a nice, smoky film noir to keep you warm over the holidays. In recent weeks Kino Lorber's Studio Classics line has released a number of classic noirs on Blu-ray that are definitely worth your attention. Many of...

Now on Blu-ray: Shout Select Brings Home TO LIVE AND DIE IN LA, NIGHTHAWKS, DEATH OF A SALESMAN

New from the Shout! Factory family of specialty home video is the recently unveiled Shout Select series. Shout Select came roaring to life earlier in 2016 with well-reviewed releases of films like Road House and Bill & Ted's Execellent Adventure,...

Blu-ray Review: PRIVATE PROPERTY, A Gripping Noir Finally Gets Its Due

Leslie Stevens' 1960 film noir Private Property is an incredibly tense psychosexual thriller that is years ahead of its time. Stevens was probably best known as the creator of the influential science fiction TV series The Outer Limits, but before...

Rocking Star Manchu Manoj Returns To Kick A Whole Bunch Of Ass In GUNTURODU

Someday someone somewhere will thank me for turning them on to the pure joy that comes from watching Telugu action star Manchu Manoj burn up the screen. Manchu is not the biggest star in Tollywood, he probably wouldn't even crack...

Arrow Academy Debuts March 2017 in North America With Borowczyk, Petri, Visconti, Tornatore, Sharp

Canadian and American arthouse film fans rejoice! The UK's Arrow Films is expanding their Academy high-brow imprint to North America next March with an impressive slate of films that are sure to please. Among the first releases are Walerian Borowczyk's...

Blu-ray Review: You Will Never Want THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL to End

Luis Buñuel's El Angel Exterminador (The Exterminating Angel) is one of the greatest works of cinematic surrealism of the '60s. Even as Buñuel's profile rose later in the decade with films like Belle de jour, and then on into the...

Watch: MISS LOVELY'S Ashim Ahluwalia Returns With DADDY Trailer

Back in 2012, Ashim Ahluwalia lit up the festival circuit with his remarkable meditation on the '80s sleaze film boom in India, Miss Lovely. That film, starring the now ubiquitous Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the gentler half of a sibling duo...

Garagehouse Pictures Presents the Mother of All Trailer Reels: TRAILER TRAUMA 3: 80s HORROR-THON

I'm a big fan of trailer compilations, and over the last decade we've seen a lot hit the home video market. Niche genre archives have been plundered and reels have been unearthed. Companies like Something Weird Video and Synapse Films...

Watch: Telugu Megastar Chiranjeevi Returns in KHAIDI NO 150, But Is It a Return Worth Making?

I know I'm going to get mountains to shit for this piece, but someone has to say it. India's Telugu language film industry, Tollywood, has one star who rises above all others. That star is Chiranjeevi, an unbeatable screen presence...

Watch Shah Rukh Khan Channel His Inner Amitabh In and As RAEES

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan seems to have grown restless in 2016. He's already released two films this year; the meta action thriller Fan, in which he plays a ficitonalized version of himself being stalked by a crazed fan who...

Interview: Indian Oscar Submission, INTERROGATION's Vetri Maaran Talks Overcoming the Bollywood Myth

With the Academy Awards only a few short months away, this is a busy season for Los Angeles Academy members looking to whittle down thousands of choices in every category to just the few we see on the telecast. This...

South Asian 2016 Review: MAROON, A Tale of a Man Trapped With His Worst Fears

In Maroon, veteran character actor Manav Kaul plays an associate college professor whose wife goes missing, and it's not too long before his sanity goes along with her. Manav Kaul plays Saurabh, an associate professor of literature at a liberal...