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SOHO JIMBO: Watch The Kung Fu Comedy Short Now

Last week we introduced you to a fantastic short film, a kung fu comedy short called Soho Jimbo, by way of a short teaser.    A wanderer plays two rivaling triad gangs against each other in their bitter war for...

Slamdance 2017 Review: AEROTROPOLIS, An Elegantly Made Portrait of (Sub)Urban Alienation

Li Jheng-neng's debut feature is an elegant, microbudget vision of urban/suburban anomie, which has qualities that will be familiar to intrepid art filmgoers, especially those conversant with the films of Li's fellow Taiwanese countryman Tsai Ming-liang.

Slamdance 2017 Review: WITHDRAWN Maxes Out its Miserabilism for Introspection

Aaron (Aaron Keogh), who left his mother's home, lives with Adrian in a basement-like apartment that permits each of them to live their own lives, clean their clothes, make their food, watch never-ending conspiracy videos and tutorials on Youtube, as...

Slamdance 2017 Review: WEXFORD PLAZA, A Small Slice Of Real Life

Wexford Plaza plays out its story on a small and intimate scale, a picture of suburban life which probably repeats itself in many an abandoned strip mall. Joyce Wong didn't feel the need to go big, and this affecting little slice of life is all the better for it.

Sundance 2017 Review: I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE, One Hell of a Ride

Most of us met Macon Blair onscreen as a the bearded, disheveled lead of Blue Ruin. Homeless and hapless, the character soon evolved into one of the more startling and indelible in indie cinema, a bravado performance that justifiably gained...

More Madness Than You Can Shake A Stick At In Flying Lotus' KUSO Trailer

It was just last week that Screen Anarchy premiered the poster for Sundance selected bit of weirdness Kuso, noting at the time that the imagery was - to put it mildly - a little bit odd. Well, you aint seen...

BELLFLOWER Team Returns With Deliberate Cult Oddity CHUCK HANK AND THE SAN DIEGO TWINS

Actor-director Evan Glodell made an enormous splash with his indie darling Bellflower. Essentially a millennial romantic drama with a Mad Max car fetish, Bellflower marked the arrival not just of Glodell but of the fiercely independent company / collective that...

AMERICAN FABLE Trailer Dreams Up an Unsettling Rural Fantasy

If a dark fairy tale rooted in reality sounds right up your alley, you may want to check out writer-director Anne Hamilton’s debut film. Set during the farm crisis that plagued many American families in the 1980s, American Fable finds an...

I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE Trailer: People Are Assholes

Macon Blair is best known to audiences for his incredible performances in Jeremy Saulnier's films (Blue Ruin, Green Room). Given their work, it seems fitting that Blair would eventually get behind the camera. His directorial debut (which premieres at Sundance...

COLOSSAL Trailer: Anne Hathaway Has a Monster Problem

In Nacho Vigalondo's latest, Colossal, Anne Hathaway discovers that catastrophic events across the world caused by a giant rampaging monster are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering. I have been a massive fan of everything Vigalondo...

More Exclusives Hit Shudder in February

Horror streaming service Shudder continues to grow their collection with classic shockers and a number of fantastic exclusives. From the trippy French mini-series Beyond the Walls (which I loved) to Rob Zombie's killer clown extravoganza, 31, their offerings since coming to Canada...

SOHO JIMBO: Watch The Trailer For The Kung Fu Comedy Short

Leading into Chinese New Year filmmaker Chris Chung will release his kung fu comedy short Soho Jimbo next Monday. To give you a taste of what Chung and his crew cooked up here is the trailer.    A wanderer plays...

Review: THE SUNSHINE MAKERS, True Believers and the Psychedelic Revolution

They amble more than they walk nowadays. But for a brief period in the late 1960s, they were giants who ruled the world. They took their first acid trips on opposite ends of the United States, Tim Scully in San...

Trailer For Canadian Horror Shorts Collection BLOODY BITS

Two of our nation's great purveyors and supporters of Canadian genre cinema, Black Fawn Distribution and the Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival, have come together to bring horror fans a collection of seven of the best short films...

Slamdance 2017: Watch The Trailer For The Demon Yakuza Short Film, HELL FOLLOWS

As the Slamdance Film Festival draws closer it is time to give everyone a taste of the madness that it is about to fall upon the audiences when they watch Brian Harrison's short film Hell Follows. Here is the trailer...

Space Man Versus Space Melon In First BLACK HOLES Teaser

We've been in love with the look of Sundance selected animated short Black Holes since we first got a look at visuals from David and Laurent Nicolas' work. Word that Steve Little and William Fichtner were among the voice cast...

Dave Bautista Throws Down In First BUSHWICK Clip

A young woman is plunged into an America at war with itself in Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott's Bushwick. A project that began when Obama was still in its first term and America was congratualting itself for solving its race...

LEAGUE OF EXOTIQUE DANCERS: Canadian Doc's Broadcast Premiere This February

Rama Rau's documentary League of Exotique Dancers will have its world broadcast premiere on CBC's Documentary Channel during its free preview month in February. We have a trailer for you to watch below as well as a collection of pictures...

FISTS OF FURY: Cynthia Rothrock Explores Old School Kung Fu, on DVD This Month

If you are under the impression that you need a refresher on bargain bin kung fu cinema then consider taking a look at Fists of Fury, a survey film hosted by one time martial arts legend Cynthia Rothrock. We have...

Exclusive Clip: NERDLAND, How to Become Infamous

"Elliot, we've been idiots. We've been going about it all wrong." No, that's not deleted dialogue from E.T. The Extra Terrestrial -- that Elliott spells his name differently -- but instead fresh new dialogue, featured in our exclusive, NSFW (not...