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L'Etrange Festival 2017 full line-up is here, delivers its share of unexpected

A few days after teasing the very first titles, the full line-up for this year's Etrange Festival, which will take place in Paris from from the 6th to the 17th of september is here, and the least that can be...

TIK TIK TIK Teaser: MIRUTHAN Director Sends Indian Cinema Into Space With A New Sci-Fi Thriller

In 2016, director Shakti Soundar Rajan broke new ground in regional Indian cinema by delivering Miruthan, the first zombie film ever made in the Tamil language. Miruthan was a success both at home in Tamil Nadu and abroad where its...

SICCIN 4 Trailer Delivers Another Burst Of Turkish Horror Madness

Director Alper Mestci will soon return to Turkish cinema screens with Siccin 4, the latest entry into his popular series of local horror films. And Mestci certainly appears to be familiar with the principal rule of sequels - give them...

Killer Versus Killer In Taut Trailer For Korean Thriller MEMOIR OF A MURDERER

If Korean cinema has taught the world one thing it's that there is no such thing as too much melodrama on the big screen and with upcoming thriller Memoir of a Murderer director Won Shin-yun has found an intriguing way...

3 FOOT BALL AND SOULS Wins Skip City Audience Award

The 2017 edition of the Skip City Inernational D-Cinema festival has come to a close with the audience awards being announced for the world's leading festival focused on digitally produced cinema. Three awards were given - one each for features,...

RIP Nakajima Haruo: 1929-2017

Today we learned that original Godzilla suit performer, Nakajima Haruo (中島 春雄), passed away at the age of 88. Further details of his passing are not readily available at this time. Nakajima started his storied run as the original kaiju...

NANG: The Best Film Magazine You're Not Reading

The printed word is dead. That’s what we have been told. It’s too expensive, cumbersome and environmentally unfriendly, especially when we have the internet, with its limitless word counts and instantaneous editing functions. Film criticism is dead too. Nobody wants...

Now on Blu-ray: Monsters, Trash, Intrigue, and Killer Action In A Dirty Dozen From Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Kino Lorber's Studio Classics line of Blu-ray releases is one of the most eclectic and heroic undertakings in all of home video land these days. While there's no denying the fact that independent and no budget films are being served...

Fantasia 2017 Awards: Agnieszka Holland's SPOOR Takes Top Prize

It all came to an end last night in Montreal as the Fantasia International Film Festival came to a close with the closing film A Taxi Driver. After three long weeks the festival has wrapped up and notions like a...

PARADOX World Premiere to Open Hong Kong Summer Film Fest

Wilson Yip's much-anticipated action thriller Paradox will have its world premiere on 15 August as the Opening Film of this year's Cine Fan Summer International Film Festival, organised by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society.   Paradox is the...

BiFan 2017: THE TWIN Takes Top NAFF Project Award

The Network of Asian Fantastic (NAFF) Films brought its tenth anniversary project market to a close earlier this week, and gave its top prize to the Finish horror project The Twin by director Taneli Mustonen. Mustonen's Lake Bodom also screened...

BiFan 2017: THE ENDLESS and BEHIND THE DARK NIGHT Triumph on Closing Night

After eight days of screenings and round-the-clock BBQ, the 21st edition of the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) held its closing ceremony at Bucheon's City Hall on Friday, July 21st. Topping the awards during the night was The Endless,...

Kitamura's DOWNRANGE on Its Way to Thrill in 2018

Kitamura Ryuhei cemented his place in the genre hall of fame with Versus back at the turn of the century. Since then he's found himself in and out of favor with fans as he made the likes of Aragami, Agumi,...

TRIPLE THREAT Teaser: Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais and Tiger Chen Team-Up

In which the headline says it all and I don't need to write anything else... Okay, well, that's not quite true. Only a few days after announcing they accquired the North American rights, WellGo USA has dropped a teaser to...

New FIREWORKS Trailer for Japanese Animated Adaptation Skews Gorgeous

The full English-language title for this upcoming animated film is Fireworks: Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?, so you'll forgive me if I just refer to it as Fireworks in the headline. It's based on a...

Kitano's OUTRAGE CODA: New Trailer and Poster

I've fallen behind on my Outrage, I'm afraid, but here's a new trailer and poster for Outrage Coda. It's the third installment in what's become a series for Kitano Takeshi, following the original in 2010, which I quite enjoyed, and...

Review: JAGGA JASOOS Aims For The Moon And Lands Among The Stars

With the release of the incredibly ambitious Jagga Jasoos, director Anurag Basu cements his position as one of Bollywood's premier creative voices. With a career that started over a decade ago largely dedicated to making potboilers, Basu really started to...

New BIRTH OF THE DRAGON U.S. Trailer Makes Bruce Lee the Star In New Cut

UPDATE: The film's U.S. publicist has reached out to inform us: "The version shown at TIFF was unfinished and it has been recut. The character played by Billy is a minor character - not the lead - in this cut,...

Miyazaki's LUPIN THE 3RD THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO Heads to U.S. Theaters

It only took 38 years, but Miyazaki Hayao's Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro, also known as Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro, is heading to U.S. theaters. Miyazaki had about eight years of experience as an animator when he...

WOLF WARRIOR 2: New Trailer Features All The 'Klak Klak, Bang, Boom, Kablooie' You Can Handle!

Well GO USA is releasing Jing Wu's Wolf Warrior 2 on a same day and date release in North America and China on July 28th. They smacked some subtitles on a relatively fresh new trailer, a trailer that features more...