From The Editors

Montreal Nouveau 2019 Review: THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Canadian History on Acid

Few Canadian historical figures are known outside of Canada (or really even within Canada). William Lyon Mackenzie King, our longest-serving Prime Minister, might be one of them (at least in English Canada), but even to us, he is something of...

Grimmfest 2019: WHY DON`T YOU JUST DIE! Big Winner at Fest

Grimmfest wrapped up its festivities the previous weekend. After much lost sleep was caught up on, the hangovers long subsided, it was time to announce this year's award winners. This year proved if you could bring the horror and the...

Music Box of Horrors: LET'S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH Director John Hancock in Person!

Traditionally, 24-hour horror marathons are like a combination of pilgrimage and party. The better curated they are, the more those two elements can play off each other, and build the sort of community that makes them special. They don't get...

PARASITE Interview: Acting Legend Song Kang-ho on his "Relentless" Relationship with Bong Joon-ho

The term “God of Acting” gets thrown around pretty freely these days.  However, LMD got to meet the real deal.  In his fourth collaboration with Bong Joon-ho (after Memories of Murder, The Host and Snowpiercer), South Korea’s superstar, Song Kang-ho,...

JAY AND SILENT BOB REBOOT Interview: Jason Mewes Looks Back On 25 Years Of The View Askewniverse

It’s been 25 years since a 24-year-old filmmaker from New Jersey, very much inspired by Richard Linklater’s Slacker, went on to direct his own low-budget, independent and dialogue-driven effort. Of course I’m talking about Kevin Smith and his debut feature-length...

Busan 2019 Review: THE EDUCATION, A Life Lesson on Human Nature

In The Education, a young woman develops an unlikely relationship with a teenager when she is hired to take care of his severely disabled mother. One of three Korean features in the Busan International Film Festival’s New Currents competition section, director...

Now on Blu-ray: THE RETURNED S2, The Dead Still Don't Want Brains

The French series continues to plunge into the mysteries of the living dead.

Los Cabos 2019 Interview: Ira Sachs Talks FRANKIE, Isabelle Huppert, The Influence Of Satyajit Ray And More

After world premiering at Cannes, where it competed for the Palm d’Or, writer/director Ira Sachs’ Frankie is now heading to the Los Cabos International Film Festival. Frankie centers on one day of the family of the titular character (an actress played...

Now Streaming: BABYLON and SPECIAL 7 Make Politics Deadly

Also briefly noted: 'Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal,' man and T-Rex vs. the world; 'Seis Manos,' martial arts in retro Mexico. Plus trailers for all four series.

Montreal Nouveau 2019 Review: THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN, The Struggle to Break the Cycle

When I was a teenager, walking down a street one evening with my best friend at the time, we passed a doorway with a man and a woman. The man was blocking the woman. I heard her say, "Please just...

Montreal Nouveau 2019 Review: The Finnish Heart and Soul Reflected in ANGEL OF THE NORTH

There are some works of art (be they paintings, songs, films, or books) that are said to speak the soul of a nation or culture; and even though no culture is a monolith, works such as "American Gothic" or "Mona...

Busan 2019 Review: AN OLD LADY Addresses Elderly Rape, Ageing and Mortality

Premiering in the Busan International Film Festival’s New Currents competition section, Lim Sun-ae’s An Old Lady touches on the less-commonly addressed issue of elder sexual abuse in South Korea. A 69-year-old lady accuses a nursing assistant of rape at a...

Now Streaming: TRUE COOKING MASTER BOY Debuts, FOOD WARS! Returns For FOURTH PLATE

Two series have been added to Crunchyroll's fall simulcast lineup.

New York 2019 Review: VITALINA VARELA, A Hauntingly Beautiful Immigrant Song

As usual, the film is stunning to look at. Every frame is a work of art. Greatly aided by Leonardo Simões' cinematography and João Gazua and Hugo Leitão's sound work, the film gives the lives of its inhabitants the poeticism they deserve.

Montreal Nouveau 2019: The Trailer For GHOST OF THE GOLDEN GROVES Only Hints At The Madness Within

With its North American premiere at Montreal's Festival du nouveau cinéma just a few days away on October 16th, the filmmakers at Cutting Chai Entertainment have given us the opportunity to share the trailer for their avant-garde horror story, Ghost...

DANIEL ISN'T REAL Official Trailer: In U.S. Cinemas And Digital on December 6th

The official trailer for Adam Egypt Mortimer's mind-bending cosmic horror Daniel Isn't Real just premiered at LA Comic Con and here it is for your viewing pleasure.   Troubled college freshman Luke (Robbins) suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects...

RETURN OF THE GHOUL LOG! Larry Fessenden Brings Shudder's Streaming Jack-o'-Lantern Back!

We reported on it last month and its finally here. Right now, everyone's favorite streaming jack-o'-lantern Ghoul Log is back! ... oh ...  ahem. Everyone's *only* streaming jack-o'-lantern Ghoul Log is back!    Doing for the horror community what Yule...

Montreal Nouveau 2019 Review: THE VAST OF NIGHT, Aliens and the Art of Listening

One of the most difficult things to render in cinema is listening, especially if the speaker isn't in the room. How do you keep the audience focused not only on the off-screen speaker and their story, but also on the...

CREEPSHOW Episode #1.3 Recap: Settling For Traditional Storytelling And Cautionary Tales

If I were to describe my reaction to this week's episode of Shudder's Creepshow it would be, "Yeah, and... ?"  What could be best described as perhaps a Breather Episode, episode three offered few thrills and chills. Instead we got...

Vancouver 2019 Review: KILLER QUEEN, Love Letter to Exploitation Cinema

Nostalgia was the driving force for the creation of some of the most interesting and entertaining genre films (and television series) of the past several years. While it's typical for nostalgic movies to fuss over wardrobe, décor, and music selections,...