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Frontières@Fantasia 2017: UNTOLD HORROR Signs to The Wolper Organization at WBros

The first official announcement of a co-production deal came on the final day of the Frontieres Co-Production Market here in Montreal at the Fantasia International Film Festival. After a couple days of showing off some finished footage and hosting a...

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...

Frontières@Fantasia 2017: We Saw Footage From HOUSEWIFE, KNUCKLEBALL, THE LODGERS, TRENCH 11 And UNTOLD HORROR In The Buyer's Showcase

This morning the annual works in progress session, now dubbed the Buyer's Showcase, took place. The session features showing footage from feature films in post or recently completed. This year we got to see footage from Can Evrenol's (Baskin) Housewife,...

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...

Frontières@Fantasia 2017: Five Standouts From The Pitch Sessions

Twenty groups came with the hope of securing co-production partnerships here in North America and in Europe. As always,what I like to do each year is pick five standouts from the crowd. They could be standouts for any number of...

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...

IT to Open Germany's Fantasy Filmfest

Andrés Muschietti's hotly anticipated adaptation of Stephen King's It will open the Fantasy Filmfest in Munich, Germany. The festival runs September 6 - 16. The festival's 2017 lineup already includes a number of eagerly awaited titles, including Paco Plaza's (REC) Veronica,...

Fantasia 2017: Stunning FRIENDLY BEAST Exclusive Poster and First-Look Stills

Ahead of its world premiere at Fantasia on July 25, we have the exclusive first-look poster for Brazilian thriller Friendly Beast (O Animal Cordial), as well as several exclusive stills, which you can feast your eyes on below. Here's how...

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...

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...

Blood, I Want More Fucking Blood! An Epic Length Trailer For ROBODOC: THE CREATION OF ROBOCOP

The epic sized documentary and oral history of Paul Verhoeven's 'Porno-Violent American Jesus' picture, 1987's Robocop gets an equally epic sized 5 minute trailer.   This project was a KickStarter funded effort from a couple years ago by Dead Mouse Productions...

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...

Jodie Whittaker Revealed As the 13th Doctor

Say what you will about 2017, but by year's end we shall be living in a universe with our first female Doctor. British thespian Jodie Whittaker, best known for her starring role in ITV's massive hit crime drama Broadchurch, as...