From The Editors

Notes on Streaming: THE RUTHLESS Takes Criminal Aim, RAMY Takes a Spiritual Journey

Plus: 'Blue My Mind' shakes up Shudder.

Review: FAST COLOR, Superpowers Are Not Enough

Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars in Julia Hart's dramatic new film, which asks significant questions in quiet, often mesmerizing fashion.

Issa López's Festival Hit, TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID, Acquired By Shudder For Late 2019 Release

After over a year on the festival circuit and months of speculation, it was finally confirmed today that Issa López's Tigers Are Not Afraid has been acquired by AMC-owned horror-centric streaming service, Shudder for a release in late 2019. The film...

CHILD'S PLAY Trailer: Hear Mark Hamill Voice the Killer Doll in Studio Reboot

Here is the second trailer for Orion Pictures' Child's Play film, directed by Polaroid's Lars Klevberg.   This is the first time we get to hear veteran voice actor (among other things, wink) Mark Hamill voice the killer doll since...

Review: UNDER THE SILVER LAKE, Contemporary Straight White Male Gaze, Defined

Andrew Garfield stars in David Robert Mitchell's half-baked, superficial story.

HOBBS & SHAW Trailer: Big, Loud and Fun Spectacle is Coming in August

Here is the new trailer for Hobbs & Shaw, and it looks awesome.    When the formula works boy howdy does it work. Really, if you are not familiar with money making machine that is the Fast & Furious franchise...

Review: TEEN SPIRIT, A Middling Teenager Drama of Angst & Success

The proliferation of reality TV talent contests seem to have given young people (and older people) a false idea of what it means to have artistic talent: mainly, that you don't. All you need to do is win a contest...

Review: HAGAZUSSA, Hurt and Beauty in Little Deaths

Directed by Lukas Feigelfeld, the film features visceral and unforgiving terrors.

Review: GRASS, Cynical, Delicious Coffee Shop Vignettes

Kim Minhee stars in director Hong Sangsoo's latest human comedy.

Review: INSTANT DREAMS, Chemicals As a Starting Point

Willem Baptist's film explores the magic, science and wonder of Polaroid photos and an array of devoted followers.

Imagine 2019 Review: MEMORY Reminds Us Why We Love ALIEN

(That's Dan O'Bannon peeping around the corner...) Over the past decade, writer-director Alexandre O. Philippe has made a name for himself as a documentary maker, picking all sorts of interesting subjects like Paul the Psychic Octopus, or Star Wars fandom...

THE OBSESSED: Exclusive NSFW Clip And Images From New Extreme Horror Film

Italian director Domiziano Cristopharo (A Taste of Phobia and Ill) is preparing to shop a new project called The Obsessed at the Marche du Film at Cannes next month.    I do not know how much extreme horror the market...

70s Rewind: DOMINIQUE, A Man Out of Time

What, exactly, was Cliff freakin' Robertson doing in the 1970s?

WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE Trailer Brings Shirley Jackson's Final Work to Life

If you need a measure of weirdness to brighten up your day, look no further than this trailer for We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Superbly faithful to Shirley Jackson’s singular vision, Stacie Passon’s adaptation is a must-see for...

Severin Films Can't Wait To Gross You The F@#$ Out This May

Our pals at cult home video label Severin Films recently announced their May Blu-ray releases along with special webstore exclusives that fans are going to love. We get two newish features and one cult classic this month, which is an...

Tribeca 2019: Poster Debut for Mexican Thriller THE GASOLINE THIEVES (HUACHICOLERO)

One of our most anticipated movies at the upcoming Tribeca Film Fest is Edgar Nito's thriller The Gasoline Thieves (aka Huachicolero). With the producing power of Joshua Sobel, Tom Davia, Annick Manhert, Pablo Guisa, Hugues Barbier, Victor Leycegui, and Mario...

Popcorn Frights: Selected Shorts Now Eligible for Wider Distribution

The genre event is teaming up with Alter, a new horror brand from distributor Gunpowder & Sky.

Art of the Real: A Celebration of Non-Narrative Filmmaking

As an adventurous spectator of cinema who writes about films and is very much interested in where cinema is headed as an art form, I can say that Art of the Real, a film series that showcases innovative, daring, non-narrative...

Criterion in July 2019: DO THE RIGHT THING, KLUTE, EUROPA EUROPA

Also: '1984,' 'The Baker's Wife' and Fassbinder's fantastic BRD trilogy.

New Genre on VOD: MISS BALA Rises Above, A VENGEANCE Strikes Back

Plus: 'The Wind' terrifies with loneliness in the West. Oh, and demons too.