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Take A Trip To HUMANTOWN!

While it can be argued that there are a great many areas of weakness within the Canadian film and television industry there are two areas where my beloved northern home are clear international leaders: Stories about incest and short form...

Podcast: HUMANSIDE flashes FLASHBACK WEEKEND and SCREAM FACTORY SUMMER OF FEAR Release Schedule

Hello humans and welcome back to HumanSide the Podcast that looks at all things human in pop culture. taking a break from more serious stuff for the time being and using this episode to showcase a couple of fun things...

New KLOWN FOREVER Trailer Blows Through The Bounds Of Good Taste

Danish comics Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam struck comic gold with Klown, a sort of running commentary of every negative impulse of maleness laid bare to hilarious results over the span of a six series television series and pair of...

Lost Episode Festival: The 2016 Lineup Includes THE GREASY STRANGLER And UNDER THE SHADOW

Often we talk about Toronto's embrassment of riches when it comes to film festivals and specialized screenings. You would be hard pressed to throw a Timbit in the air and not hit a festival screening. And local hero Johnny Larocque...

Beware The Fearsome Power Of THE BOURNE WIPE

We've been big fans of Australian writer-director-vfx whiz Michael Shanks for some time now - check out his short film Time Trap here for an example of why - and he just dropped another little gem over on his YouTube...

TONIGHT SHE COMES Teaser is Old-School Horror Glee

I don't know a lot about filmmaker Matt Stuertz (RWD), but I do know that I love this teaser trailer for his new flick, Tonight She Comes, which we have below. If you love old-school horror trailers, you'll recognize the techniques...

XLrator Media Winds up North American Rights For THE WINDMILL

Ahead of its world premiere at FrightFest next month XLrator Media has gotten ahead of the pack and secured the North American rights for Nick Jongerius' horror flick The Windmill. The distributor plans to release the film in October.   ...

Review: GLEASON, A True Triumph of Filmmaking

Clay Tweel has been involved in some of the most entertaining documentaries in recent years including his producing role in The King of Kong, right up through his directing turn on both Print the Legend and last year's brilliantly witty...

Frontières@Fantasia Celebrates Massive Eighth Edition

On Monday morning in Montreal you would not have guessed that a few hundred industry professionals (and some guy with a pen and a notepad) had their way with the city that weekend. But by Monday evening it was even...

M. Night Gets SPLIT: Ridiculous First Trailer

M. Night Shyamalan gives good trailer. The first trailer for Split, his next movie, is out and starts with the kidnapping of three girls -- including Anya Taylor-Joy, from The Witch -- by a man who looks suspiciously like James...

New Stills From Xander Robin's Venice Selected ARE WE NOT CATS

It was back in January that we debuted the first artwork from Xander Robin's upcoming indie Are We Not Cats and with word arriving yesterday that the film would be having its world premiere as part of the Critics Week...

BLONDIE (A Loira do Banheiro): Watch This Short Film From The Makers of THE FOSTERING

There I was last night chatting with Dante Vescio, one half of the duo from the Brazilian horror flick The Fostering, and he tells me that they made a short, Blondie, that won the horror section of the online competition My...

Check Out This Poster For JHorror Short Film SHI, By PACIFIC RIM's Carlos Salgado

When I was at Rue Morgue's Dark Carnival the other week I met this lovely filmmaker from Japan, Pablo Absento. Absento came to Dark Carnival armed with a batch of new posters for her short film Shi. This variant has...

THE FOSTERING: Watch The New Trailer For The Brazilian Folk Horror Flick

The Fostering, Brazil's version of the cabin in the woods horor films, takes to the road in its native land next month and a new trailer has been released. Take a look for yourselves below.    Three friends - Jorge,...

Interview: John Bradley Talks TRADERS and GAME OF THRONES

Last year at the Fantasia International Film Festival, a dark satirical drama out of Ireland called Traders played and was enthusiastically received, by myself and others. It is a economical little film that mixes the ethos of Fight Club and...

Upcoming Documentary Film about the Universe of Miniature Wargaming

Take a look into the world of Toy Soldiers. Travel back in time and see where Miniature Wargaming originated from. Discover what the hobby means to real people and big companies. From history to hobbiests to how its made, this...

Frontières@Fantasia 2016: Works In Progress - THE CHAMBER, THE DEVIL ON WHEELS, INNER GHOSTS, RADIUS And THE VOID

The Works in Progress session is a strange beast. Think of it like Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Like the porridge was too hot, too cold and just right, so is the kind of snippets of projects that you get...

Traverse City Film Fest 2016: 5 Can't Miss Picks

Northern Michigan's Traverse City Film Festival was founded in 2005 by documentarian Michael Moore with the mission to bring "just great movies" to his hometown. With a board of directors that includes Larry Charles, Jeff Daniels, Tom Morello, and numerous...

Frontières@Fantasia 2016: The Raven Banner Showcase

With the Market in full swing last Thursday a smaller number of attendees reconvened that afternoon back to the J.A. de Seve theatre for the Raven Banner Entertainment Showcase. Four projects were presented in various stages of production: Portal to...

Frontières@Fantasia 2016: International Spotlight - Where Speed Dating And Speed Pitching Collided

On the second day of the Frontières market, still determined to cover everything that I could which involved potential new projects I went to the International Spotlight: Speed Pitch Session. Had I paid a bit more attention to the details...