From The Editors

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Soar in Forthcoming 7500

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in Patrick Vollrath's 7500 as an airline pilot who struggles to keep control of his craft after his flight is hijacked by terrorists. Debuting at the Locarno Film Festival in 2019, the thriller, which sounds great, in...

New THE GOD OF HIGH SCHOOL Trailer: Keep Fighting, Kids

Should we really be encouraging kids to fight each other? To be fair, the upcoming anime series The God of High School is not encouraging random, violent beatdowns among adolescents, but participation in an official martial arts tournament. We see...

Mysterious THE LURING Heads to Digital Release

My editorial colleague Andrew Mack debuted the mysterious trailer for Christopher Wells' The Luring some time ago on this very site, but the film itself remains something of a cypher. Now The Luring is heading for a digital release, courtesy...

Now Streaming: MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL, How the Mighty Have Fallen

Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning return in the sequel to a live-action reboot, directed by Joachim Rønning and now streaming on Disney+.

Review: DEBT COLLECTORS, Lively Bashing and Manly Bantering, Mostly

Scott Adkins and Louis Mandylor star in the action picture, directed by Jesse V. Johnson.

Review: DREAMLAND, Where the Chaos Is Somewhat Under Control

Filmmaker Bruce McDonad's absurdly hypnotic hodgepodge of violent escapism stars Stephen McHattie, Juliette Lewis and Tomas Lemarquis.

THIS TEACHER Trailer: Treat Your Teacher Well, Or Else

Filmmaker Mark Jackson initially gained attention with his debut feature Without and then followed that up with War Story, both described as harrowing dramas that peered deeply into the human condition. His latest work of narrative fiction, This Teacher, captivated...

BEFORE THE FIRE Trailer: More Dangerous Than a Virus

What could be more frightening than the possibility of sheltering in a place that isn't as safe as it looks? In the upcoming thriller Before the Fire, an actress must come to grips with the realization that her rising career...

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Projects For NAFF Project Market

I do love me a good co-production market. Not being able to attend one in the last year and a half, and seeing the challenges facing the global filmmaking community these first few months of the longest January on record,...

Drive-Ins 2020: Popcorn Frights, Dallas Fest Both Go Mobile

Here in the U.S., we are all eager to get outside so we can watch movies in the dark. Yes, I know that sounds counter-intuitive, but as a movie-lover, you get the point. As one means of dealing with current...

70s Rewind: Michael Crichton's COMA, What Makes Us Human

Geneviève Bujold, Michael Douglas and Richard Widmark star in a medical suspense mystery, based on Robin Cook's best-selling novel.

Japan Cuts 2020: Festival Going Virtual, SPECIAL ACTORS Opening

Film festivals large and small have been faced with the same challenge in this, the year of the pandemic: delay, cancel, or go virtual? Based in New York City, and beloved home to North America's largest annual program of contemporary...

Chattanooga 2020 Review: SKULL: THE MASK (SKULL: A MASCARA DE ANHANGA), Blood And Gore Brings Joy to Your Heart, Before Ripping it Out

Skull: The Mask opens in 1944, where we see an ancient artifact being used in a military experiment and religious ritual. The object is a grotesque mask in the shape of a skull called the “Mask of Anhangá” who was...

Streaming Service DEKKOO Announces The Winners Of Its Quarantine Short Film Contest

Queer streaming service, Dekkoo, recently held a contest for short films created in and inspired by the current pandemic quarantine in which millions of people find themselves around the world. A streaming servicecatering primarily to the gay male audience, Dekkoo...

Now Streaming: EMERGENCE, Elegy for a Lost Time

Allison Tolman and Clancy Brown star in the sci-fi series, now streaming on Hulu, though just cancelled on ABC.

Review: THE LOVEBIRDS, Light, Entertaining Fare as a Respite

Formulaic films exist for a reason: people like to know what they're going to be watching. Now, formulas can be tweaked over a long period so changes are slowly introduced that are more palatable to new generations, but still, people...

Chattanooga 2020 Review: THE WANTING MARE, A Fantastical and Haunting Fable

Some research on trauma has suggested that it can pass in DNA, from generation to generation; trauma so severe that literally gets written in our genetic coding, which we then pass on to our children. Perhaps it fades or becomes...

Now on VOD: LUCKY GRANDMA, THE HAUNTED, VILLAIN

Ornery woman, caring woman alone in a spooky house, and British gangsters all collide. Watch the trailers and decide what to watch this weekend.

Frontières 2020: First Ten Titles Announced For This Year's Virtual Edition

All right, Summer is almost here! Yay? At the very least it usually meant that Frontières and Fantasia would be nearly here. Seeing as this year is exceptionably different from any other year in modern memory both the coproduction market...

And Now it Really *IS* Alive: QUARANSTEIN!

A few weeks ago, we posted a sneak preview of a quarantine-themes collective short spearheaded by Brian Lonano (Gwilliam). Well now, the monster is unleashed and available for public viewing! Using the 'exquisite corpse' artistic method, 21 filmmakers ffrom around...