From The Editors

SLASH/BACK: Sierra/Affinity Boards Canadian Indigenous Female-Led Genre Flick

It is a combination of /'s as Deadline is reporting that Sierra/Affinity, a sales company under Entertainment One, have come on board Slash/Back, an Indigenous Canadian and female-led genre film from writer/director/producer Nyla Innuksuk.    Pic will follow Maika and...

LOBO FEROZ (FEROCIOUS WOLF): Spanish Language Remake of BIG BAD WOLVES Underway

Variety reported this weekend that there will be a Spanish language remake of Big Bad Wolves, the rather spectacular Israeli thriller from Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado. The working title is Lobo Feroz (Ferocious Wolf).   The revenge-thriller tracks a...

Cannes 2019: DOGS DON'T WEAR PANTS First Poster & NSFW Clips For This S&M Drama

One of the most exciting selections in this year's Cannes Directors' Fortnight is Finnish filmmaker Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää's tale of catharsis and bondage, Dogs Don't Wear Pants. This third film from Valkeapää tells the story of a man (Pekka Strang as...

Cannes 2019 Review: THE DEAD DON'T DIE Is A Nice Place To Live

I’m not sure what possessed Jim Jarmusch to make a zombie film, but I, for one, am so damn glad he did! And, to be clear, this is coming from someone who swore off the subgenre eons ago. Sure, there...

Horrorant 2019: Daniel Robbins' PLEDGE Takes Home Top Prize

One of these years we are going to have to get ourselves over to Greece to celebrate international genre cinema at the Horrorant Film Festival. That and the Saganaki, which we can get here in Toronto in our own Greek...

10th London Indian Film Festival Announces Full Lineup. THE MAN WHO FEELS NO PAIN, ARTICLE 15, REASON, And More

The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary this June and July with a droolworthy festival lineup featuring many of the best Indian films of the year across five UK cities. Among the highlights are the world...

THE MADNESS WITHIN Trailer: Midnight Releasing Sets Thriller for December 6

Midnight Releasing is set to release Hunter G. Williams' The Madness Within at the end of 2019. The dramatic thriller features Williams (who also stars in the film) as a tormented businessman who falls victim to his own vices. The film...

Friday One Sheet: A Brief History Of Crying On Movie Posters

It is not overly typical to put characters crying on your movies poster (unless you are Jordan Peele). Or if you are trying to be transgressive, and exceptionally arty, like one of the greatest posters of all time, for Michael...

Blu-ray Review: I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND

We love them, yeah, yeah, yeah.  The Beatles have been such  beloved entrenched cultural giants for so long that many a music fan takes them for granted.  Likewise, many a cinephile has long ago reached the point of taking Robert...

Fantaspoa 2019: Grief, Madness And Cosmic Horror Abound in THE FEAR OF LOOKING UP Trailer Premiere

Konstantinos Koutsoliotas's new flick The Fear of Looking Up will close this year's edition of the Fantaspoa film festival in Brazil.  Directing a screenplay he wrote with one of his stars from his debut feature film, The Winter's Theo Albanis, and...

Fantaspoa 2019: Watch The Trailer For Canadian Horror Thriller, TRUE FICTION

As this year's Fantaspoa genre film festival in Brazil nears it is time to ramp up some coverage.    Canadian filmmaker Braden Croft (Feed the Gods) is back with a new horror thriller called True Fiction. His new film will...

Review: JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM, An Exhilarating Exercise In Violence As Art

I'll be the first to admit that I was among the minority who felt a little let down by the second part of the John Wick saga. At the time, I was a bit underwhelmed by the series' decision to...

Cannes 2019: Blood Window Showcase, Highlighting Up And Coming Ibero-American Genre Flicks

With the start of Cannes comes an invasion of freaks and geeks to balance out all the posh glamour and glitz. My friends at Blood Window are preparing to help that cause with their Blood Window Showcase which starts tomorrow. ...

THE CURSE OF THE CRYING BOY: Director Nick Jongerius Returns With Creepy Short Film

When we first came across Dutch genre aficianado Nick Jongerius it was as the producer of local horror pictures Dood Eind and Frankenstein's Army (which, full disclosure, I am also a producer on). But in more recent days, Jongerius has...

Blu-ray Review: Visconti's DEATH IN VENICE Lives in Glorious Anguish on Criterion Blu-ray.

Celebrated composer Gustav von Aschenbach (Dirk Bogarde) falls prey to a singular longing of the forbidden variety in Luchino Visconti’s 1971 Death in Venice.   As far as vacations go, this one’s a killer.  As far as escapism goes, this...

Edinburgh 2019: BOYZ IN THE WOOD and MRS LOWRY & SON Announced as Opening & Closing Films

Edinburgh International Film Festival is set to return for its 73rd year, having recently announced its Opening and Closing Films. As usual the festival, the longest continually running film festival in the world, is shining a spotlight on UK talent...

Seattle 2019 Preview: 5 Can't Miss Picks for Week 1 at SIFF

Hey there, Seattle film fans! The Pacific Northwest's gargantuan festival kicks off this Thursday May 16. Like we did last year, we've got a series of previews on tap for SIFF 2019, 5 at a time, queued up for what's...

Cannes 2019 Preview: The Sidebars

The Cannes madness officially kicked off last night but the festival really gets underway today. We've already taken a quick tour of the Official Competition as well as the rest of the Official Selection. Today we'll look at the Sidebars...

Imagine 2019 Review: MONSTRUM Presents Silly, Gory Entertainment

Last year saw several entries added to the sub-sub-genre of Korean history-slash-horror films (and there's even a Korean historical zombie series on Netflix). Last month, the Imagine Film Festival showed one of these: Korean director Huh Jong-ho's historical action thriller...

MIDSOMMAR Trailer: Ari Aster Sheds More Sunlight on Rural Horror

Few filmmakers are able to take horror out from the shadows of nightfall and bring terror out into the daylight. So bent on knowing what lurks in the dark it is the night where most of our nightmares happen. However,...