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Blu-ray Review: LE SAMOURAÏ Examines A Solitary Life Lived In Gunmetal Grey

It's a bit intimidating to be the one tasked with delivering an opinion on one the most beloved gangster fims ever made. The legendary Jean-Pierre Melville is one of French cinema's most revered filmmakers, and with good reason. Working adjacent...

Severin Films to Bring Post-Nuke Cult Classic THREADS to Blu in January '18!

Our friends at Severin Films have recently announced that they'll be releasing cult TV movie classic, Threads, on Blu-ray for the first time worldwide this upcoming January. I've never seen Threads myself, but the general reaction from the cult film...

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS In Hilarious Trailer For Norwegian Comedy

There's a bit of a Norwegian super-team assembled for upcoming comedy Opportunity Knocks (Norske Byggeklosser) - the new remake of one of the all time classic local pictures. Dead Snow producer Kjetil Omberg, The Bothersome Man producer Jørgen Storm...

THE SUNKEN CONVENT: Watch Michael Panduro's Dark Adaptation Of The Hans Christian Andersen Short Story

Many people - most, I might even hazard to say - believe they have a handle on the works of Hans Christian Andersen. They know him, after all, despite having never really read him, the lack of direct exposure overwhelmed...

HOUSE, LEGEND OF THE MOUNTAIN, BAREFOOT CONTESSA and More Join Eureka in Feb/March

Eureka! Entertainment has been dropping hints about the rest of its Q1 2018 slate for a while now, but today the British label confirmed the street dates for a host of exciting new releases for their beloved Masters of Cinema...

Exclusive Clip: LOVE IS THICKER THAN WATER, Even in the Shower

Arthur and Vida are in the shower together and it looks like fun before Vida steps away for a moment, leaving Arthur to contemplate things. And things do not look too rosy for him. Love Is Thicker than Water is...

The Paris International Fantastic Film Festival Is Bringing The Madness To France!

The 2017 edition of the Paris International Fantastic Film Festival begins next week and it's bringing a healthy selection of fabulous - you might even say fantastic - genre films to the French capital. You want The Endless, Revenge, The...

MUSE Trailer: Premonitions Haunt Jaume Balagueró's Latest

Adapted from the novel Lady No. 13 by Jose Carlos Somoza, Jaume Balagueró's latest film, Muse, looks like another sumptuous, supernatural Spanish genre piece. Most famous as one of the co-creators of the incredibly popular [REC] series, Balagueró seems to...

Belgium's BLACK Duo Return With Hyper Stylized GANGSTA

If you were to draft up a list of qualities of typically 'Belgian' films, you likely would end up with the description of something an entire world away from Adil El Arbi and Bilal Fallah's international breakout hit Black, which...

Poland Has A PANIC ATTACK

While I do not understand a single word spoken in the trailer for Pawel Maslona's  upcoming Polish feature Panic Attack (Atak Paniki) there is absolutely zero problem understanding exactly what is happening. The premise is a simple one with the...

Gareth Evans Developing London Gangland Series For HBO Offshoots

According to a report from Deadline The Raid's Gareth Evans is developing a gangland drama series for HBO's Cinemax and Sky Atlantic. The series will be called Gangs of London and is being developed by Evans and his long time...

TUFTLAND: Finnish Hillbillys Get Creepy in New Trailer

The Hillybilly trope has generally been the pervue of American cinema; but seemingly weird people and cults in the countryside exist everywhere, and a new feature from Finland aims to set a new bar. With its North American premiere set...

ISKRA: Watch The Impressive Trailer For Montenegrin Crime Thriller ISKRA

The local cinema culture of Montenegro is still a fairly emergent one but there are some promising young talents in the region, among them Gojko Berkuljan who makes his feature debut with Iskra. The political turmoil of the region is...

Criterion in February 2018: LIVING DEAD, LAMBS, GALLOWS and More

A fascinating lineup will be on tap from the Criterion Collection in February 2018. Widely available in horribly-presented public domain versions for years, a new 4K restoration of George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead will be rolled out,...

TO HELP THE HUMAN EYE: Watch The Gloriously Perplexing Trailer For Experinmental Spanish Anthology

If the unenthusiastic red devil up above appears familiar to you then, well done! You've been paying attention! We first came across the ruddy fellow back in April when Spanish maverick director Cesar Velasco Broca shared with us a first...

THE ROAD MOVIE: Watch The Bonkers Trailer For Russian Dashboard Cam Doc

To say that Russians are insane conjures up different ideas of what insane is, pending what corner of the World you are observing them from. Do not take our word for it. Thankfully for the rest of the World the...

Trieste Awards Announced!

In addition to hosting the Melies d'Or awards for the European Federation Of Fantastic Film Festivals this year, the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival have just held one very fine festival all their own and with things wrapped up they have announced...

Trieste 2017: THELMA Takes Méliès d'Or Award As Best European Genre Film Of 2017

A special event capped off Friday November 3 at the Trieste Science + Fiction Festival, namely the 21st Golden Méliès ceremony. This culmination of the European Fantastic Film Festival Federation's (EFFFF) Méliès competition saw 8 feature films and 17 short...

THE SONATA: Check Out The First Images From Andrew Desmond's Debut Feature

It was back in 2014 that we first caught sight of director Andrew Desmond. The occassion at the time was the trailer for his fantastic scifi short film Entity - which you can see here - and we knew right...

Razor Reel 2017 Announces Winners of Tenth Edition

Prior to ending its 10th edition with a closing night screening of Joachim Trier’s supernatural love story, Thelma, the Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival announced the winners of both its feature and short film competitions. In the former category, reserved...