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Review: THE UNTAMED, Riveting and Shocking, It Needs to Be Watched to Be Believed

One of the reasons that I love fantastic genre film is that it can often find the most relevant and interesting metaphors for dealing with issues of social life, be they cultural, political, or sexual. The Untamed, which won the...

Pretty Packaging: The French PERFECT BLUE Is A Total Jawdropper

As part of celebrating 100 years of Japanese animation, French distributor Kaze released a special edition of Perfect Blue, Satoshi Kon's debut film as a director. This happens to be one of my favorite anime. Satoshi Kon basically used the...

Review: VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS, Lush Visuals And Lackluster Everything Else

In Luc Besson's latest film, the extravagant science-fiction, hypercolor seizure Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, a pair of space cops set off on a devil-may-care adventure to save the universe. Or something like that. Valerian (Dane DeHaan)...

Watch THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS Trailer, Strikingly Different Animation

The trailer for The Girl Without Hands (La jeune fille sans mains) caught my eye because of its strikingly different animation style. In her review for Variety, Alissa Simon notes: "Each shimmering frame is composed of multiple layers of diverse...

Stunning Poster For LET THE CORPSES TAN (LAISSEZ BRONZER LES CADAVRES)

Here is a distressingly lush poster for Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani's Let The Corpses Tan. The pair of Belgian directors have a small cult following for their pair of ultra-stylized Giallo pictures, Amer and The Strange Color Of Your Bodies Tears,...

Now on Blu-ray: A QUIET PASSION, Emily Dickinson's Poetic Life

Now available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD from Music Box Films, Terence Davies' A Quiet Passion is a beautiful and vivid portrait of Emily Dickinson. Our own Dustin Chang reviewed the film during its theatrical release. He wrote in part:...

Have Your Say: Is Dario Argento's SUSPIRIA Vastly Overrated?

Dario Argento's occult thriller Suspiria turns forty this year, and despite its age it is very much in the news. Synapse's cinematographer-approved restoration will have its grand reveal at Fantasia in August, while a separate Italian restoration is currently already...

Criterion in October 2017: TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME, THE LURE, PERSONAL SHOPPER and More

Scare season arrives in October and this year fans of the Criterion Collection have ample reason to celebrate in style. A prequel that is anything but pro forma, David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me is essential as a...

Review: In SKOKAN, Czech Director Petr Václav Seals His Filmmaking Versatility

Czech helmer Petr Václav pushes the envelope of his filmmaking in an uplifting road movie with universal message

Fantasia 2017 Short Film Short Review: THE LAST SCHNITZEL

Humankind’s time on Earth has is coming to end. As the planet dies nations prepare fleets to flee to nearby Mars. One of the last holdouts is the Grand Turkish Republic. The president refuses to okay the evacuation until he...

The Feast of the Leopard: Locarno Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Upcoming edition of Locarno Film Festival will introduce the latest arthouse films from world cinema

Review: In ENDLESS POETRY, Alejandro Jodorowsky Continues to Amaze

Chilean born Alejandro Jodorowsky can be called many things: Mystic, sage, tarot master, director, screenwriter, actor, mime, graphic novel scribe, healer, philosopher, novelist, playwright, spiritual guru. All that and more could fit on his resume... if he was a man...

Psycho Pompous: Expressionist Horror, Part I: The Man Who Laughs, An Introduction

The most triumphed example of horror film expressionism is the 1920 feature The Cabinet of Dr. Calagari by Robert Wiene, which set the foundation from which all successive expressionist films and horror films of the 1920s would rise. Though the...

Interview: William Oldroyd on LADY MACBETH and Working with a Largely Female Cast and Crew

I had the privilege to watch Lady Macbeth at this year's New Directors/New Films Series in the spring and got a chance to talk to its director William Oldroyd about his very accomplished first feature. The riveting, radical film was...

Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival Unveils Poster of Tenth Edition

A new edition, a new location and, of course, a new poster to really get the ball rolling! Come October Razor Reel will once again take Bruges by storm with an international lineup keen on celebrating the very best of...

Have Your Say: What's The Best Film Made By Andrei Tarkovsky?

Yesterday, our Matt Brown shared his thoughts about Criterion's new release of Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker, a film considered by many to be the man's masterpiece. Matt had his reservations about that, but did not deny that something brilliant (if very...

Pretty Packaging: Arrow's New THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE

The good folks over at Arrow UK have always been dedicated to release great Italian genre films. I have a healthy collection of their "white slipcase" releases, which featured a translucent window. Combined with reversible artwork on the Amaray, inside,...

COLD SKIN Teaser: Xavier Gens' Lovecraftian Horror Comes at Night

French extremist Xavier Gens (The Divide) has been super busy lately. Not only did he take the reigns on Cold Skin, an adaptation of Albert Sanchez Pinol's popular novel of the same name, he recently wrapped the yet-to-be released possession...

Book Review: STUDIO: REMEMBERING CHRIS MARKER, A Beautiful Tribute to a Great Artist

Studio: Remembering Chris Marker is a new hardcover release from OR Books that marries an introduction by Ben Lerner and an essay from Colin MacCabe with photos from Adam Bartos to create a beautiful tribute to the late filmmaker-artist Chris...

Neuchatel 2017: SUPER DARK TIMES, THE ENDLESS & EL BAR Awarded at Festival Closing Ceremony

After nearly two weeks of glorious sunshine and fantastic cinema in the beautiful Swiss town of Neuchatel, the heavens opened and the skies turned grey for their festival’s final day. The Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) ended with a...