From The Editors

A Cow's Udder Will Explode If Unmilked And Other Wisdom Contained In OLD MAN FILM Trailer

An unmilked cow is a loaded weapon. This appears to be the general point of bizarro Estonian stop motion animation Vanamehe Film (Old Man Film) from Bad Hair director Oskar Lehemaa. Words struggle to summarize this one so, seriously, just...

Review: BLACK CHRISTMAS, Ass-Kicking Horror Heroines for a New Generation

I wish I could explain to people how exhausting it is sometimes to be a woman. To know how much we have to explain and justify our very existence. How everything we say or do is met with scepticism at...

Friday One Sheet: EYES WIDE SHUT @ 20

My favourite Christmas movie turned 20 this year. Stanley Kubrick's final film has taken almost as long to get its due in the popular culture, but I feel it has achieved consensus (more or less) for the final Kubrickian masterwork...

Trailer: Ram Gopal Varma's ENTER THE GIRL DRAGON Introduces A New High Kicking Heroine

The time has come for bad boy director Ram Gopal Varma to finally tackle one of the few genres he's never tried, martial arts action. Deceptively - and dishonestly - advertised as "India's First Martial Arts Film", Enter the Girl...

Now Streaming: TRIVISA, Tough and Terse Hong Kong Crime Drama

In Johnnie To's production, Richie Jen, Jordan Chan and Lam Ka Tung star as legendary criminals. Frank Hui, Vicky Wong and Jevons Au direct.

VFW Trailer: Stephen Lang Fights Mutant Punks

RLJE Films & Voltage Pics have debuted the trailer for the bold new action/horror film VFW, which stars Stephen Lang (Don't Breathe) as a war veteran who, along with his veteran brethren, must defend their local VFW against a deranged...

THE WAVE Trailer: Justin Long Trips Hard in Gille Kalbin's Indie Thrill Ride

Gille Kalbin's psychadelic head trip movie The Wave was quickly scooped up by Epic Pictures after its worold premiere at Fantastic Fest back in September. Wasting no time they are preparing ot release The Wave in US cinemas and on...

VHYES Trailer: Retro Format Delivers Contemporary Laughs

Jack Henry Robbins' indie oddity VHYes is coming to US cinemas on January 17th thanks to Oscilloscope. Hot on the heels of the release announcement earlier this week today we got a trailer for the flick and you can experience...

Now Streaming: In PERFECT, Nightmares Fry Brains

Garrett Wareing, Abbie Cornish, Courtney Eaton and Tao Okamoto star; Eddie Alcazar directed the film, now available to stream on Shudder.

Review: Terrence Malick's A HIDDEN LIFE Beguiles and Begets

Drawn from real-life, Terrence Malick directs a gorgeous film in his own inimitable style.

Wong Kar Wai to Produce Next From BAD GENIUS Director Nattawut Poonpiriya

Wong Kar Wai is cool. Bad Genius director Nattawut Poonpiriya is cool. Bad Genius star Chutimon (Aokbab) Chuengcharoensukying is cool. Thus, the news that Wong Kar Wai will be producing Nattawut Poonpiriya's next film, starring Chutimon (Aokbab) Chuengcharoensukying, is very...

Review: JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL, New Adventures Await Old Heroes In This Satisfying Sequel

Okay, you got me. I'm an easy mark for the crowd-pleasing antics of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. While the Jumanji franchise is very clearly an ensemble driven enterprise, it's Johnson who looms largest on screen, both figuratively and literally. It's...

Shivers 2019: An Aftermath Of Shorts This Friday

The Konstanz-based genre film festival called Shivers has come and gone in November, and to my shame I still have to finish some articles about it. For fans of the festival (or just fans of great cinema) who live a...

Blu-ray Review: UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD Marks The End Of A Movie Decade

A 1991 film about 1999 feels exactly right in 2019, as we round out a decade in which film changed -- and died -- and will live -- forever.

Now Streaming: THE CONFESSION KILLER, Lies That Blur Justice

Clear-eyed, logical, empathetic and compelling, the doc series on Netflix about Henry Lee Lucas considers questions with broad, disquieting implications.

THE MERCENARY Trailer: This Is No Ordinary Gun-Toting Priest

As a big fan of Triple Threat, I'm happy to hear that director Jesse V. Johnson's The Mercenary is coming soon to DVD and Digital. A new trailer reinforces the feeling. To quote myself: "Over the past couple of years,...

Now on Blu-ray: OLD JOY, New Pleasures

Kelly Reichardt's beautiful tale of memory and friendship, now released on a lovely Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection.

IFFAM Project Market 2019: DEAR WORMWOOD Wins Top Prize at Asian Production Market

If I had the means and the time to attend more production markets I would have to add IFFAM Project Market in Macau to that growing list. Alas we were left living vicariously through our lord and master's attendance at...

THE CORRUPTED Trailer: Bloody British Crime Gets Nasty Again

In the trailer for The Corrupted, Timothy Spall is nasty. He talks tough and he looks lean, mean, and ferocious. The film is a British crime thriller, with brutal and bloody action, apparently, as suggested by the official synopsis: "Beneath...

VHYes: Oscilliscope Presents Jack Henry Robbins' Top Loader Oddity This January

Here is something to keep an eye out for in the new year. Oscilliscope presents VHYes, a wonderful and heartfelt oddity from Jack Henry Robbins.    A bizarre retro comedy shot entirely on VHS, VHYes takes us back to a...