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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, who'll be taking place in Paris from from the 6th to the 17th of september is here, and the least that can be...

Locarno 2017 Awards: MRS. FANG, THE FIRST LAP, Isabelle Huppert

Unflinching Chinese documentary, lycanthropic fairy-tale for adults, female spin on Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde amongs awarded oeuvres

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...

L'Etrange Festival 2017 teases first titles, full line-up to come

For more than two decades now, L'Etrange Festival in Paris became one of the most anticipated movie fest in Europe, side by side with other festivals such as SITGES, BIFFF, etc. This year's Etrange Festival will take place from 6th...

PHOBIA: Trailer For The Anglo Italo Horror Anthology About All Your Fears

Everyone is scared of something and chances are that something that you are scared of has a fancy name ending in -phobia. Everything from gravity, to teenager, to knees. If you are scared of something, someone sciency has put a...

NO DORMIRAS (YOU SHALL NOT SLEEP): New Horror Film From THE SILENT HOUSE's Gustavo Hernandez Begins Production

We have been keeping an eye out for Uruguayan director Gustavo Hernandez for quite a while now. Ever since we caught his debut film The Silent House at Cannes seven years we have been looking out for the director's next...

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...

FrightFest 2017: TEDDY BEARS PICNIC Marks Artist Tom Hodge's First Foray Into Filmmaking

The UK's premiere genre film festival is, without a doubt, Horror Channel FrightFest. A year round series of events that spread the love and passion for horror, FrightFest is the place to be for film fans across the United Kingdom....

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...

RIP Jeanne Moreau, Great Lady of French Cinema

French actor and filmmaker Jeanne Moreau, known for films such as Jules and Jim, The Trial, The Bride Wore Black, La Femme Nikita, died today at her home in Paris, at the age of 89, according to her agents. While...

Susan Sarandon to Receive Grand Honorary Award at Sitges 2017

Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia, the premiere genre festival of Europe, has announced two of its awards winners for the 50th anniversary edition: director William Friedkin and actor Susan Sarandon. As well, legendary Spanish actor Santiago Segura will receive...

EL BAR Trailer: Trapped in a Cafe By Alex de la Iglesia

Recent winner of the Best European feature award at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival, Alex de la Iglesia's comedy thriller El Bar is preparing to open in Chile, so we have a new trailer to share. At nine in...

BEHIND Trailer Sneaks Up On Unsuspecting Viewers

Ever had the sensation you were being watched by someone or something behind you, only to turn around and see nothing out of the ordinary? It’s a recognizable feeling and one that also creeps up on Arianne (Macarena Gómez), a...

Fantasia 2017 Review: COLD HELL, Hard Hitting Action Film Lashes Out Against Patriarchal Violence, And Connects, Hard

Ozge is a Turkish-born taxi driver on the streets of Vienna. By night she drives the cab. During the day she trains in Kickboxing. Her sister Ranya is in a disintegrating marriage with Ozge’s boss, along with a young daughter...

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:...

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...

The Feast of the Leopard: Locarno Celebrates 70th Anniversary

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

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...