HAVE A NICE DAY: Watch A Clip From The Berlin Selected, Chinese Noir Animation

Fans of international animation will do well to keep a close eye on Berlin this week, where Chinese director Liu Jian's animated neo-noir Have A Nice Day is slated to have its premiere February 17th. A hard rain is about...

Bad Facial Hair Fuels A Quest For The Electric Car In KLOWN Duo's DAN DREAM Trailer

It's the 1980s and Klown duo Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen have a bold new vision of the future. A vision driven by facial hair and the electric car. Only the exceptional can make such a dream reality but, unfortunately,...

All Aboard The NIGHT BUS In Trailer For Indonesian Thriller

Regular civilians caught in the middle of armed conflict drive the tension in Emil Heradi's upcoming Indonesian thriller Night Bus. A group of civilians share a bus ride to Sampar, a town full of natural resources. It is heavily guard...

MAJOR GROM Brings Russian Comic Book Hero To The Big Screen

While recent efforts such as Guardians have shown a desire within the Russian film industry to tap into the super hero craze with some original characters of their own there has apparently never been an adaptation of a Russian graphic...

Behold The Rise OF The Melon In New BLACK HOLES Clip

Though the short films never draw as much attention as the features at a major festival, David and Laurent Nicolas' Black Holes stands as one of my favoritate discoveries of Sundance 2017 despite its brief run time. An animated short...

MADRE Trailer Brings Dark Thrills To SXSW

The main narrative section of the upcoming SXSW Film Festival is getting a burst of genre edginess with writer-director Aaron Burns' Madre. The first feature to come from producer Nicolas Lopez's new Purgatorio genre label this one paints a picture...

HEADSHOT: Iko Uwais Takes A Pounding In New US Trailer

Already released in its native Indonesia The Mo Brothers' high octane martial arts picture Headshot - with The Raid star Iko Uwais - rolls out around the world on March 3rd and you know what that means? That means new...

GHOST IN THE SHELL: New Game That Shall Not Be Named Spot Gives Just A Bit More

In case you'd missed all the hoopla, there's a very large sporting event just around the corner that is weirdly litigious about people calling it by name and which is particularly well known for the volume of high profile new...

SPOOR: Small Town Crime Gets Grisly In Fabulous Trailer For Agnieszka Holland's Latest

With the world premiere of Agnieszka Holland's Spoor just around the corner at the Berlin Film Festival the first trailer for what promises to be a fabulously dank thriller has just arrived. Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, lives alone in...

ROBIN: The LFO Team Return With A Dark Thriller

It was back in 2013 that we last heard from director Antonio Tublen with his quirky scifi comic thriller LFO. That film was a pretty remarkable accomplishment on a tiny budget, with Tublen proving that he had a very distinct...

Sundance 2017: BLACK HOLES Is A Gloriously Stylish Animated Oddity

Short film programs at major film festivals are a tricky animal, always struggling to draw attention away from the longer form material on display. And yet for those who dip in there are some absolute gems to find. And Laurent...

Sandra Oh And Anne Heche Throw Down In CATFIGHT Trailer

Indie fave Onur Tukel takes a big step up in cast profile with his Anne Heche / Sandra Oh / Alicia Silverstone starring comedy Catfight, but anyone fearing that the Applesause and Summer Of Blood director may have toned down...

SUPER DARK TIMES: Check Out The Poster For Kevin Phillips' Stunning Debut

I'm going to be blunt. Doing what I do for a living - between this site, programming Fantastic Fest and other events, and production / sales work at XYZ Films - I often get to see things very early in...

Could We Call It The Goonie Dead? Check Out The First Shot From Peter Ricq's DEAD SHACK

Production has wrapped on Canadian writer-director Peter Ricq's Dead Shack and along with word that Raven Banner have picked up Canuck distribution rights to the film, a first still has arrived online and it's a good 'un. DEAD SHACK is...

Prison Break? War Movie? Yep, Ryoo Seung-wan's BATTLESHIP ISLAND Is Both.

Ryoo Seung-wan has been flying high since the massive success of 2015 cop thriller Veteran and he makes his return to Korean screens this summer with Battleship Island. A period action-drama set during the Japanese invasion of Korea, the film...

DANUR: Check The Creepy Theatrical Trailer For The Indonesian Horror Film

Look, when your film revolves around a child and has a title that translates roughly to 'corpse juice', well, there's a pretty good chance that things are gonna get a little uncomfortable. That's definitely the case with Awi Suryadi's Danur....

QUALITY TIME: A Slice Of Arthouse Oddity In Trailer For Rotterdam Selected Film

Here's the thing about the International Film Festival Rotterdam and why it's one of our favorites. While skewing very definitely towards the arthouse end of the spectrum (which is not at all a bad thing) they also have a very...

Behold The Dutch Bunny Man.

I'm just gonna leave this here, okay?...

Wu Jing Has A Message For Frank Grillo In First WOLF WARRIOR 2 Trailer

I think it's fair to say that 2015 action effort Wolf Warrior was an unexpected hit. The Wu Jing / Scott Adkins team up was - and I seriously say this with immense affection - dumb as a bag of...

J REVOLUSI: Things Go Boom In Full Trailer For Malaysian Action Flick

It was back in November that we shared the first teaser for Zul Azhar's upcoming Malaysian action film J Revolusi, noting at the time that this looks to be the latest in an impressive run of local market action films...