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BiFan 2016 Review: EVA DOESN'T SLEEP Spins a Elliptical and Thought-Provoking Tale

Few politician's wives have been as mythologized as Eva Peron. The wife of the President of Argentina in the late 1940s, she reached iconic status during her life, as a poor girl from the countryside who married well, rose to...

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,...

Now on Blu-ray: A Definitive Release of ZOMBIE HOLOCAUST / DR. BUTCHER, M.D. From Severin Films

When I was a teenager and the internet was young, there weren't many resources readily available in suburban Sacramento for finding the weird, way-out films that made me smile. In fact, at the time, there was really only one place...

LAKE BODOM: Check Out The Local Poster Art For The Finnish Slasher

We've been keeping a close eye on Taneli Mustonen's upcoming Lake Bodom - known simply as Bodom in his home country of Finalnd - for quite some time now and with the Finnish release nearing they have just released the...

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...

Review: HIERONYMUS BOSCH: TOUCHED BY THE DEVIL, A Fascinating Look at Dutch Master's Dark Imagination

To mark the 500th year of his death, Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil follows a team of Dutch Bosch scholars and experts, headed by art historian Matthijs Ilsink, as they try to shore up existing paintings by the Dutch...

Have Your Say: Which Locations You Visited Most Lived Up To Their Appearance In Movies?

Today I returned from a trip to Canada and the United States of America. And as I was on pleasure, not business, I visited the Empire State Building in New York with my family, and shot the (appropriately Dutch-angled) picture...

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...

TRAIN TO BUSAN Sets Korean Box Office Records

It is safe to say that things are going rather well for Yeon Sang-ho's Train To Busan. The first live action film from the King Of Pigs director, Train To Busan had its world premiere in selection in Cannes prior...

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...

New DIGGERS Trailer Feels Like A Russian Predator

What horrors lurk beneath the earth? In the case of Tikhon Kornev's upcoming Russian horror film Diggers (Диггеры) it looks and feels like some sort of (not so) distant cousin to the Predator. We first came across this one back...

More Fabulous Images From South African Western FIVE FINGERS FOR MARSEILLES

It was in the middle of last week that we posted a first quartet of images from director Michael Matthews and writer-producer Sean Drummond's upcoming South African western Five Fingers For Marseille. Well, the production team is not being stingy...

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...

BiFan 2016 Review: THE FOREST Is A Slow Burn Beauty

In Paul Spurrier's The Forest, Preecha (Asanee Suwan) walks into a bucolic village in nowhere Thailand to begin a new chapter in his life as teacher in the local village. Whatever hope and passion he has for his new profession...

INTERCHANGE: International Poster Art Arrives For Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

We've been keeping an eye on Malaysian director Dain Said's upcoming supernatural noir Interchange for quite some time here and with word coming that the film will have its world premiere at Locarno's Piazza Grande - one of the world's...

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...

TRAINSPOTTING 2: Older But Still The Same, The Boys Are Back in First Trailer

The new Trainspotting 2 teaser copies its predecessor in the audio & visual departments, mimicking a scene from the original 1996 film. A train shuttles across its tracks to reveal our gang of city boys looking decidedly out of place...

BiFan 2016 Review: GRANNY'S DANCING ON THE TABLE, Beautiful and Brutal

It might seem that we have choices for our life’s direction; we can choose whom we spend tie with, who we marry, whether or not to have children, our career. But often those choices are invisible to us, impossible to...