From The Editors

Review: THE INVISIBLE MAN, The Horror that Hides in Plain Sight

Occidental justice systems are set up around proof; more specifically, physical proof. You need to show the receipts, so to speak. And if those receipts aren't to its liking, the justice system has no time for you. This is one...

Morbido y El Studio Form The Spanish Armada of Genre Everything in New Initiative

Mi Padre de terror, Pablo Guisa, told me that big news was coming today and ay, this is muy grandes noticias.    Variety came with news that Guisa's Grupo Morbido in Mexico and Trans-Atlantic production company El Studio will combine...

SXSW 2020 Trailer: Explore the Tragedy and Mystery of CURSED FILMS

Cursed Films is a new documentary series from Shudder that explores real-life tragedies and mysteries surrounding five infamous horror films: Poltergeist, The Omen, The Exorcist, The Crow, and Twilight Zone: The Movie. The Poltergeist and The Omen episodes of Cursed Films will premiere at SXSW in March 2020. All five...

CANDYMAN Trailer: Don't. Don't Say It.

Seriously. I've always been a scardey-cat, as the saying goes, so I never managed to say Candyman five times in front of the mirror. Or Bloody Mary. The first Candyman is a stroke of brilliance, not only as a horror...

Trailer: Wild Russian Action Thriller WHY DON'T YOU JUST DIE! Heading To US Theaters April 10th

Meeting the parents is always terrifying, but even moreso when their reputation precedes them. In debutant director Kirill Sokolov's genre fest hit, Why Don't You Just Die!, the meeting just might mean murder. Young Matvey's preconceived notions of his girlfriend's...

Now in Theaters: THE WHISTLERS Does The Heist Thing A Little Differently

Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu makes strange genre movies. His peculiar cinema turns off most people, but gets a small minority VERY excited. If you happen to be in a room of cinephiles, and the subject of his earlier film, Police,...

Rotterdam 2020 Review: SAINT MAUD Knocks You Down With A Punishing Fist

There are different ways for a film to floor you. Some pull the rug from under you with plot twists and surprises, others take a simple idea and then proceed to push you to the ground with precision and force....

Exclusive I HATE THE MAN IN MY BASEMENT Trailer Debut

To be clear, this post is about I Hate the Man in My Basement, a film written and directed by Dustin Cook. It is *not* a confession on my part. What I will admit: I do not have a basement....

Now Streaming: EMPATHY INC., The Horror of Fellow Feeling in VR

Zack Robidas, Kathy Searle, Jay Klaitz and Eric Berryman star in Yediya Gorsetman's tale of VR gone wrong.

Review: DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL, The Woman Who Cried Wolf

Niagara Falls is a odd town. The Canadian side has the advantage of the best views of the one of the world's great natural wonders, and this has turned the area into, as one character says, something of the 'Las...

Watch SCRATCH Now and Satisfy That Devilish, Itchy Feeling

Myths, legends, superstitions, and the supernatural are all subjects that make some of us squirm and some of us feel ... itchy. Written and directed by Ronan Jorah, Scratch is a short film that addresses a popular topic, namely, what...

Crunchyroll Unveils More Original Anime Series

As part of a balanced viewing diet, I enjoy a healthy smattering of anime shows; just this morning, for example, I watched episodes from three different shows, including my current favorite, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, available in the U.S....

FACING EAST Exclusive Clip: Documentary About Re-Using Graves Out in March

Tommy Baker’s documentary Facing East, an expose on a graveyard that would re-use graves over and over, premieres On Demand this March from Uncork’d Entertainment. We have been given an exclusive clip from the flic. Find it below along with...

CLAPBOARD JUNGLE: Trailer And Poster For Justin McConnell's Film Biz Documentary

My friend Justin McConnell and his team of producers and editors have been slaving away at his documentary Clapboard Jungle for, like, ever. Forever and ever. I'm reading the press release this morning (which I have decided to split up...

Rotterdam 2020 Review: CHILDREN OF THE SEA Washes Over You Like A Wave

Watanabe Ayumu's newest anime feature is beautifully drawn and features a rousing score by Joe Hisaishi, but the spectacle trumps the plot.

Now Streaming: FARMAGEDDON, Shaun the Sheep Meets Adorable Alien

The newest feature-length animated film from Aardman Studio is a sheer delight.

Berlin 2020: What The Morbido Sanfic Pact Means to LatAm Filmmakers

Yesterday Variety reported the details of the new production pact Morbido and Sanfic announced last August. From Berlin, Morbido's Pablo Guisa and Sanfic's Gabriela Sandoval unveiled details of the pact, called Factoria Morbido-Sanfic, which provides another pre-production avenue for genre...

Review: BLOOD ON HER NAME, Guilt Without Redemption

Leigh (Bethany Ann Lind) doesn't have much faith in the police. Her father was definitely corrupt (though still works as a cop); her estranged husband is in prison for stealing cars; her son is on probation after getting into a...

Rotterdam 2020 Review: COOK, F**K, KILL, Greek Weird Wave Meets Psychomagical Realism

Slovakian filmmaker Mira Fornay's original and eerie vision of domestic abuse is a daring psychoanalytical fable.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: THE ALCHEMICAL FURNACE Exposes Surrealist Maestro Jan Švankmajer

Directed by Adam Oľha, the documentary portrait goes behind the scenes on filmmaker Jan Švankmajer's works, opinions and post-retirement phase.