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SiREN Interview: Director Gregg Bishop on Subverting Horror Gender Roles

Gregg Bishop first caught our attention back in 2008 with his hilarious zomedy, Dance of the Dead (review). That film also caught the attention of Sam Raimi, who released it under his Ghost House deal with Lionsgate. But, like the titular...

Review: SLASH, an Erotically Tinted Coming-of-Age Tale With a Lot of Heart

Explorative. Confusing. Transformative. Banal. Awkward. Who doesn’t remember his or her teenage years and the various ups and downs that characterize them? Cinematic history is not exactly short on narratives that stage the universal voyage of introspective youngsters who find...

Pretty Packaging: THE RED TURTLE Gets A Glorious French Release

(It almost would end up on my list of "ten things to bring with you if you went to a deserted island"...) It's been a few years already since we got the news that Studio Ghibli was mothballing itself with...

BUNNY THE KILLER THING: Limited 'Something Something' Edition Out in Canada Now!

Hey Canadian sickos. You can now own the film that iTunes would not add to their roster. Bunny the Killer Thing is now available in Canada on DVD in a Limited X-Rated Pussy Edition. There are only 1000 copies of...

Review: In THE EYES OF MY MOTHER, the Horror Comes From Within

"You're just like your mother!" Depending on your age and circumstances, that can be either complementary or derogatory. For Francisca, it's the story of her life. Strikingly presented in black and white, The Eyes of My Mother (Os Olhos de...

Watch Bloody Good THE BELKO EXPERIMENT Trailer

That James Gunn used his elevated status following Guardians of the Galaxy to get his long gestating shocker, The Belko Experiment, into production says a lot about how much the project means to him. Forget all the great reviews out of TIFF, or...

Review: THINGS TO COME, Philosophy Teacher Isabelle Huppert Contemplates the Future

French filmmaker Mia Hansen-Løve, best known for tales of youth Eden and Goodbye First Love, teams up with iconic actress Isabelle Huppert for Things To Come, a quietly affecting story about a bourgeois middle-aged philosophy teacher and the big changes in her life.

Review: GOODNIGHT BROOKLYN - THE STORY OF DEATH BY AUDIO, Living, Breathing, Fiery Passion

A bittersweet memoir of a independent music venue that proved to be much more than a place for bands to play their music as loudly as possible, Goodnight Brookyn - The Story of Death By Audio is also a screed...

Review: PET, A Man, A Woman, and a Cage

A woman is locked in a cage by a man who wants to change her. That's both a metaphor for too many modern relationships and the premise of a new film by director Carles Torrens (Apartment 143). Seth (Dominic Monaghan),...

THE ENDLESS First-Look: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead's Intriguing Death Cult Movie

Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead made genre nuts swoon over the Frankensteinian affair that is their sophomore feature, Spring. The film, which tells the story of a young man who falls in love with a mysterious woman in France, is a...

Sundance 2017 Unveils Competition and NEXT Titles

The Sundance Film Festival has announced their first batch of flicks for the 2017 edition, happening in Park City, Utah, January 19- 29.

RAW, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE and More Win at Monster Fest 2016

Monster Fest, one of Australia's best genre fests, wrapped up this past weekend and with it some awards love to some of the many great films to grace our genre-loving screens this year. Raw, Julia Ducournau's debut feature and a...

THE SOUND OF FEAR: A Deaf Woman Goes on the Run in Impressive Clip

In Colin Campbell's intense and well shot The Sound of Fear, a young deaf woman inadvertently witnesses a murder and ends up on the run, racing through town and looking for help from people she can't communicate with. It's a great...

Jodie Foster to Star in Thriller HOTEL ARTEMIS

Jodie Foster will return to the big screen in Hotel Artemis, written and to be directed by Drew Pearce. Described as a near-future thriller, Hotel Artemis is set in its "own distinctive crime universe," according to an official statement. Foster...

Exclusive: Watch Short Film HELIO Now, the People Versus a Hostile Government

Debuting this past July at the Comic Con Independent Film Festival in San Diego, California, Helio won the prize for best sci-fi/fantasy film. The short goes underground (literally) to explore a nightmarish scenario in the near future. Here's the official...

THE POSSESSION EXPERIMENT Exclusive Clip: Some VHS Tapes Should Never be Watched

ScreenAnarchy has an exclusive clip from Scott B. Hanson's horror flick The Possession Experiment. The film was written by Mary J. Dixon and Hansen. It stars Chris Minor, Jake Brinn, Nicky Jasper with KT Fanelli and horror icon Bill Moseley....

Slamdance 2017 Announces Narrative and Doc Competition Slate

The Slamdance Film Festival is revving up for its 23rd edition in Park City, Utah, running from January 20 through 26. The first titles out of the gate for 2017 are the full lineups for both Narrative and Documentary Feature Competition.

Interview: Michael Johnston Talks SLASH and the Thrills of First-time Feature Film Experience

Anyone who has watched enough movies in the past five years has undoubtedly come across a fair amount of coming-of-age stories. And yet, I’m willing to bet you’ve never seen anything quite like Slash, a decidedly non-mainstream but wonderfully recognizable...

Music on Film: Butch Vig Talks THE SMART STUDIOS STORY

Music on Film is a new podcast that discusses as many aspects of audiovisual marriage as possible. Guests might include a film composer, a director with a propensity for visionary soundtracks, a musician who is featured in a film, or...

SECLUSION Trailer: No Escaping Evil In Erik Matti's Satanic Thriller

Although known for his flashier action-thrillers such as On The Job and The Aswang Chronicles, Filipino director Erik Matti is no stranger to the insufferably atmospheric. In his deft hands, Nine-Day Novena (Pa-Siyam) proved to be an unflinching ghost story about a...