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Review: KONG: SKULL ISLAND, A Lifeless Creature Feature

Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts does not believe in subtlety, does not relish the glorious curious reveal of a brand new creature; an iconic symbol of the movies that hundreds of man-hours were spent to animate and bring to life. This is...

BEYOND SKYLINE Poster Lights Up the Skies

Liam O'Donnell's follow-up to the Brothers Strause' original alien invasion film, Skyline, may not have a release date yet, but that's not stopping the publicity train from trying to drum up some buzz. The latest poster for the flick has...

COLOSSAL Trailer: Anne Hathaway Has a Monster Problem

In Nacho Vigalondo's latest, Colossal, Anne Hathaway discovers that catastrophic events across the world caused by a giant rampaging monster are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering. I have been a massive fan of everything Vigalondo...

Other Worlds Austin 2016 Review: DOMAIN, Great Visual Style and an Intriguing Puzzle Narrative

An intriguing Twilight Zone premise gives way to a deadly mystery in Nathaniel Atcheson's fascinating new sci-fi indie, Domain, which just had its world premier at the Austin Other Worlds Film Festival.   In the film, more than half a million survivors...

SPECTRAL Trailer: Netflix's Supernatural War Movie Hits this Week

I had big hopes for Spectral when it was announced that Legendary would be producing it. A big budget supernatural war movie blending the raw aesthetic of Black Hawk Down with the notion of a ghostly invasion sounded like a great...

Watch Bloody Good THE BELKO EXPERIMENT Trailer

That James Gunn used his elevated status following Guardians of the Galaxy to get his long gestating shocker, The Belko Experiment, into production says a lot about how much the project means to him. Forget all the great reviews out of TIFF, or...

Sci-Fi SPECTRAL to Premiere on Netflix December 9

Anyone wishing for a more grounded approach to ghosbusting may be interested in Spectral, Nic Mathieu's debut feature, which is being touted as "Black Hawk Down meets Ghostbusters". Produced by Legendary Pictures and Universal, the film was pulled from a theatrical run...

Momentum Nabs Bousman's ABATTOIR

Momentum Pictures has acquired all North American rights to the the latest Darren Lynn Bousman shocker, Abattoir, with an eye to release the film in theaters, VOD and Digital HD on December 9, 2016.   Written by Christopher Monfette (Syfy's 12 Monkeys) and directed...

The Trailer that Ruins the Movie - Part One.

Well, what about them? Those trailers, sometimes you love'em because you are showed just enough to get really in the mood for something special or you hate them because they have showed you too much.  But you can only know...

Stephen McHattie and The Dark Stranger Give Leah 'Stranger Danger'

Terror films, a film production and distribution house, has slated several films to release, this Halloween season. One of their stand-outs is titled The Dark Stranger. Starring Katie Findlay (After the Dark, 2013) and Stephen McHattie (Pontypool, 2008), a...

Demon Or Serial Killer In First Trailer For EL GUARDIAN INVISIBLE?

A collision of cold facts and local superstition lies at the heart of El Guardian Invisible, Fernando Gonzalez Molina's adaptation of the hit crime novel from Dolores Redondo, as belief in old Basque legends cloud the details of a potential...

STRATTON Trailer: Dominic Cooper Fights Terrorism in Simon West's Latest

Based on the Duncan Falconer book series, Stratton began life as a vehicle for Superman himself, Henry Cavill, before the Man of Steel bowed out of the project and Dominic Cooper took over. With his performance in AMC's Preacher getting a decent...

Review: DEADPOOL, A Marvellous Meta Movie With A Mouth

Although it is cut from the same cloth as other superhero origin stories before it, both in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) and X-Men world, Deadpool prefers its material vibrant, filled with polka dots and stained with blood. Ryan Reynolds plays...

The BLUE DEMON Gets an Upgrade In Japanese Video Game Adaptation

The bad guy gets an upgrade in Blue Demon ver 2.0 (Ao Oni v 2.0), Maegawa Hideaki's big screen adaptation of the Japanese PC game, and while the story line is absolutely stock stuff - a group of teens enter...

Things Take A Darker Turn In The Trailer For Oshii's Live Action PATLABOR: THE NEXT GENERATION Movie

Ghost In The Shell helmer Oshii Mamoru has been clear about his intentions for his live action Patlabor: The Next Generation project right from the beginning. Like the original animated effort the story would begin with a light hearted, comedy...

Durban 2014 Review: Kenyan Crime Thriller VEVE Is A Damp Misfire

Though it boasts handsome production values and Tom Tykwer amongst its producer team, Kenyan crime thriller Veve is otherwise a catalog of missed and squandered opportunities, a thriller that simply fails to thrill thanks to a script overstuffed with unengaging...

LUPIN THE THIRD: Kitamura Delivers Rollicking Action With Full Trailer For Live Action Adaptation

Fans excited at the prospect of Versus director Kitamura Ryuhei tackling hugely popular manga and anime property Lupin The Third in a new live action adaptation, you now have more reason to be excited. The first trailer for the upcoming...

Watch The Teaser For Horror Manga Author Umezu Kazuo's Live Action MOTHER

After a long and celebrated career as one of Japan's leading creators of horror manga, Umezu Kazuo (also known as Kuzuo Umezz) has opted to try his hand at directing a live action feature film, the topic of which is...

Do You Dare Enter The Mobile Virgin Conversion Unit With The INBETWEENERS 2 Trailer?

Yes, yes, I know. The Inbetweeners movie was meant to be the capper ... a final kick at the characters from the popular UK comedy before they all grew up and went on with their lives and were in-between no...

SHAUN THE SHEEP THE MOVIE: Check Out The First Teaser!

Aardman Animation's ambitious little sheep is coming to the big screen! Yup, after first appearing as a secondary character in Nick Park's hugely popular Wallace And Gromit short films Shaun has arguably gone on to become even more popular than...