From The Editors

THE ROOM Giveaway: Win a DVD From Shudder and RLJE Films

I like the teamwork between Shudder and RLJE Films. Sure, they're under the same umbrella at AMC, but their combined released strategy ensures that quality horror and genre fare is getting out to as many fans as possible.    After...

Now Streaming: THE GOD OF HIGH SCHOOL, Kicking People in the Face

A new clip reveals why the anime series on Crunchyroll features a President who resembles Tony Stark, aka Iron Man.

Blood in the Snow 2020: Canadian Focused Genre Fest Partners With Super Channel For a Canada-Wide Festival

Ooh. The cat's about to be let out of the bag.    For years we have been touting the hard work of our friends at Blood in the Snow Film Festival here in Toronto. This November everyone across Canada is...

70s Rewind: THEY ONLY KILL THEIR MASTERS, Without Pride

James Garner, Katharine Ross, and Hal Holbrook star in a murder mystery, directed by James Goldstone, and now available on TCM.

Mayhem 2020: UK Genre Festival Introduces 'Skeleton Edition' For 2020

Into the back half of the year and the genre film festival circuit is finding ways to get things done. Our friends at the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham, England will go ahead with a physical edition, be it a...

Review: BNA, Be the Best Beastman You Can Be

Directed by Yoshinari Yoh, the new anime series from Trigger is now streaming on Netflix.

Grimmfest 2020: First Wave For This Year's Online Event in October

Festivals in the latter half of 2020 have had the benefit of watching the circuit respond to the current health crisis and make decisions for their own festivals from there. At this midway point a few that are going ahead...

Pretty Packaging: ROLLERBALL Gets An Ultimate Edition

With streaming being the major platform, DVD and Blu-ray home releases have become a declining market. There will always be collectors though, and distributors willing to cater to them. Countries like France and Germany still release many stunners these days,...

Review: In GUEST OF HONOUR, Sins of the Father Aren't What They Seem

David Thewlis stars in a comeback of sorts for writer and director Atom Egoyan.

Scott Adkins Breaks Down THE ART OF ACTION

Well, hot damn, here's a little something to delight fans of action cinema: Making very, very good use of his time during lockdown, veteran (and much loved) screen fighter and actor Scott Adkins has launched a series of lengthy video...

Friday One Sheet: SHE DIES TOMORROW

The genre sales and distribution companies, such as XYZ and here, Neon, have been favouring bold (and surreal) pink and blue in their posters as of late, and there is still much water (and glitter) in the well. Take, for...

Review: GREYHOUND, Tense, Suspense-Filled, Character-Driven Action

As of late, Tom Hanks has been semi-jokingly referred to as “America’s Dad,” partly for playing a seemingly endless series of benevolent paternal figures, but also for a long-running public persona that projects a combination of self-assurance, tranquility, and most...

LA PASAJERA (THE PASSENGER): Production on Spanish Horror Flick Begins This Summer

As the World attempts to get back on its feet two of the big questions in the filmmaking community are when and how. When can we begin making films again and how can we make them safely?   I don't...

Neuch√Ętel 2020 Review: CHASING DREAM, An MMA Musical Romantic Drama

Iconic Hong Kong filmmaker Johnnie To (The Mission, Drug War) is back with his latest film, Chasing Dream, currently making the festival rounds. While To is probably most well known for his gangster sagas over the last two and a...

Review: VOLITION, Twists and Puzzles in a Criminal Mix

Adrian Glynn McMorran and Magda Apanowicz star in Tony Dean Smith's gritty mind-bender.

SLAXX Trailer: The Deadly Price of Fashion

When you're a programmer and/or film critic, you often hear about films months, if not years, before they are finally unleashed upon the public. In the case of Slaxx, I've been following its progress since early 2018. Needless to say,...

Neuch√Ętel 2020 Review: AV: THE HUNT Is Thrilling, Prescient, Thought-Provoking Genre Cinema

Celebrating its world premiere at this year's Neuchâtel International Film Festival is writer/director Emre Akay's Av: The Hunt, a chilling indictment of archaic Turkish patriarchal violence in the form of a blisteringly paced survival thriller. While the film borrows plenty...

Comic-Con@Home: Shudder to Present Two Panels; Scary Good TV & Horror Is Queer

A lot of us have been doing what we can to get through the first half of this year, giving up but we need to rewarded for our sacrifices. One huge hit for the genre/nerd community was the cancellation of...

TOMIE: Adeline Rudolph to Star in Quibi Horror Series From Alexandre Aja

Despite some growing pains for the upstart mobile streaming service Quibi it is forging on with new content. Today Quibi announced that they have greenlit an adaptation of the horror manga Tomie from Ito Junji.    Quibi gives the greenlight...

Review: RAD, Bringing Back the 80s, One Bike at a Time

Bill Allen, Lori Loughlin and Talia Shire star in the uber-fun BMX bicycle teen flick, directed by Hal Needham.