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Frontières@Fantasia Celebrates Massive Eighth Edition

On Monday morning in Montreal you would not have guessed that a few hundred industry professionals (and some guy with a pen and a notepad) had their way with the city that weekend. But by Monday evening it was even...

WARRIOR'S GATE Trailer: Why Aren't We Talking About this Luc Besson Fantasy?

Warrior's Gate is essentially The Last Starfighter re-imagined as an epic Chinese fantasy. In it, a teenager is magically transported to China where he learns to convert his video game skills into those of a Kung Fu warrior. While that's...

COLONEL PANICS: Watch The Full Trailer For The Japanese Cult Film

It was back in April that we shared the first teaser for Cho Jinseok's Japanese cyberpunk thriller Colonel Panics. Blessed with an array of high profile talent behind the scenes talent from the Japanese cult movie and video game scene...

The Lucky Stars Series - with Pom Poms thrown in for the hell of it

I had recently watched the latest Sammo Hung film, My Beloved Bodyguard (2016). The film opened to some unfavourable reviews and made me realise how out of touch I am with what modern audiences look for in a film. Because...

BEYOND THE WALLS Trailer: Space and Time Get Warped in Haunted French Mini-Series

The first trailer has appeared for Hereve Hadmar's mysterious French mini-series, Beyond the Walls ("Au-Dela des Murs" in its native country). It looks like a lush and spooky affair that aims to take the haunted house genre to a new place...

BLONDIE (A Loira do Banheiro): Watch This Short Film From The Makers of THE FOSTERING

There I was last night chatting with Dante Vescio, one half of the duo from the Brazilian horror flick The Fostering, and he tells me that they made a short, Blondie, that won the horror section of the online competition My...

Check Out This Poster For JHorror Short Film SHI, By PACIFIC RIM's Carlos Salgado

When I was at Rue Morgue's Dark Carnival the other week I met this lovely filmmaker from Japan, Pablo Absento. Absento came to Dark Carnival armed with a batch of new posters for her short film Shi. This variant has...

THE FOSTERING: Watch The New Trailer For The Brazilian Folk Horror Flick

The Fostering, Brazil's version of the cabin in the woods horor films, takes to the road in its native land next month and a new trailer has been released. Take a look for yourselves below.    Three friends - Jorge,...

LAKE BODOM: Check Out The Local Poster Art For The Finnish Slasher

We've been keeping a close eye on Taneli Mustonen's upcoming Lake Bodom - known simply as Bodom in his home country of Finalnd - for quite some time now and with the Finnish release nearing they have just released the...

Upcoming Documentary Film about the Universe of Miniature Wargaming

Take a look into the world of Toy Soldiers. Travel back in time and see where Miniature Wargaming originated from. Discover what the hobby means to real people and big companies. From history to hobbiests to how its made, this...

TRAIN TO BUSAN Sets Korean Box Office Records

It is safe to say that things are going rather well for Yeon Sang-ho's Train To Busan. The first live action film from the King Of Pigs director, Train To Busan had its world premiere in selection in Cannes prior...

Frontières@Fantasia 2016: Works In Progress - THE CHAMBER, THE DEVIL ON WHEELS, INNER GHOSTS, RADIUS And THE VOID

The Works in Progress session is a strange beast. Think of it like Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Like the porridge was too hot, too cold and just right, so is the kind of snippets of projects that you get...

New DIGGERS Trailer Feels Like A Russian Predator

What horrors lurk beneath the earth? In the case of Tikhon Kornev's upcoming Russian horror film Diggers (Диггеры) it looks and feels like some sort of (not so) distant cousin to the Predator. We first came across this one back...

More Fabulous Images From South African Western FIVE FINGERS FOR MARSEILLES

It was in the middle of last week that we posted a first quartet of images from director Michael Matthews and writer-producer Sean Drummond's upcoming South African western Five Fingers For Marseille. Well, the production team is not being stingy...

Frontières@Fantasia 2016: The Raven Banner Showcase

With the Market in full swing last Thursday a smaller number of attendees reconvened that afternoon back to the J.A. de Seve theatre for the Raven Banner Entertainment Showcase. Four projects were presented in various stages of production: Portal to...

INTERCHANGE: International Poster Art Arrives For Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

We've been keeping an eye on Malaysian director Dain Said's upcoming supernatural noir Interchange for quite some time here and with word coming that the film will have its world premiere at Locarno's Piazza Grande - one of the world's...

Frontières@Fantasia 2016: International Spotlight - Where Speed Dating And Speed Pitching Collided

On the second day of the Frontières market, still determined to cover everything that I could which involved potential new projects I went to the International Spotlight: Speed Pitch Session. Had I paid a bit more attention to the details...

TRAINSPOTTING 2: Older But Still The Same, The Boys Are Back in First Trailer

The new Trainspotting 2 teaser copies its predecessor in the audio & visual departments, mimicking a scene from the original 1996 film. A train shuttles across its tracks to reveal our gang of city boys looking decidedly out of place...

Trailer for Malayalam film INSPECTOR DAWOOD IBRAHIM packs a punch!

IDI:  Inspector Dawood Ibrahim  is another debut film in Malayalam cinema, this time from first-time director Sajid Yahiya and writer Arouz Irfan -- both of whom have paid their dues in the industry, Yahiya as an actor (most notably in...

CAFE SOCIETY, ELLE, WILDERPEOPLE and More at Hong Kong Summer Film Fest

This year's Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival - curated by the HKIFF Cinefan programme - revealed its line-up this morning, with Woody Allen's Cafe Society announced as opening film and Paul Verhoeven's Elle closing festivities which run from 16-30...