From The Editors

ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES Exclusive Clip: Robots go to War

Abigail Child's new documentary Origin of the Species is set to have its world premiere during the online edition of DOC NYC international documentary film festival.    Maverick American artist Abigail Child explores the complex and provocative intersections of humanity,...

Busan 2020 Review: SNOWBALL Gently Strikes with Familiar but Well-Told Tale

A wide variety of films find their way to the Busan Film Festival every year, but one thing you can always count on is the polished, youth-driven social indie that has become the de-facto Korean indie template, at least on...

Book Review: ROADS TO NOWHERE, An Intimate Look at the Films of Kelly Reichardt, or, It's All About the Cow

I've said it before and I'll say it again: not only is Kelly Reichardt one of the best American indie filmmakers currently working, she's also one of the best in the world. With seven feature films under her belt, her...

Review: THE COURIER, Modest Spy Thriller

Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze and Rachel Brosnahan star in a thriller, directed by Dominic Cooke.

Review: Galician Fire in Oliver Laxe's FIRE WILL COME

Laxe observes his beloved Galician region and its people simply and quietly. The old way of living is rapidly disappearing. The notion of time is more visible in these parts of the world because they are close to nature.

Busan 2020 Review: LIMECRIME, Tone Deaf Hip-hop Biopic

As a self-confessed Korean hip-hop ‘stan’, Limecrime is a dismal disappointment. This is Directed by the actual former Limecrime duo LEE Seunghwan and YOO Jaewook, who moved on from performing together in the early aughts and are no longer part...

THE MIDNIGHT SKY Trailer: George Clooney Desperate to Get A Message to Space

I'm a big fan of Clooney's grizzled-old-man films, one in which he sports a magnificent greying beard and seems more than a bit curmudgeonly, like The Perfect Storm and Tomorrowland. And he's proven to be an excellent director as well,...

SHUDDERFEST! Join Horror Greats For a Free Virtual Event, All Day on Halloween

Wow. This is a thing. Like, really a thing. Shudder was hinting at something big happening this month before October comes to a close on Saturday night.    As the story goes this year many of us could be stuck...

Horror Comedy BLOODY HELL Acquired by The Horror Collective

Alister Grierson's black comedy horror flick Bloody Hell has been picked up for North American distribution by Entertainment Squad. Through is genre label The Horror Collective they plan to release Bloody Hell in cinemas, Drive-Ins and On Demand in the...

Busan 2020 Review: A LEAVE, Responsibilities Clash in Compelling Character Study

Given that it successfully ousted a president after months of mass protests, which peaked with well over two million participants, it should perhaps come as little surprise that Korea is a country where protesting is widespread. For many it's an...

Now On Demand: MEMORIES OF MURDER, Harrowing, Mesmerizing, Shattering

Song Kang Ho, Kim Sang Kyung, and Park Hae Il star in a masterpiece by director Bong Joon Ho.

Shudder in November Features BLOOD VESSEL, PORNO (just a title) And The Films of Mario Bava

The countdown goes on to the happiest day of the year for horror fans, and our friends at Shudder have been doing their part to make sure that your Halloween season is the best it can be in our current...

Montreal Nouveau 2020 Review: THE BOOK OF VISION, Visual Beauty Hides A Flimsy Narrative

The study and treatment of ailments of the human body is certainly one of the most fascinating of histories; the way look back in shock on how illnesses were once treated (leeches, blood-letting), people of the future might one day...

Blu-ray Review: THE BRIDES OF DRACULA

Today's Blu-ray review may not be available in time (the North American street date is November 10) for the spookiest time of the year, but if you're like me, you love all things creepy year round. I know I keep...

TetroVideo Announces DVD Releases of Extreme Flicks DELIRIO And CARCINOMA

TetroVideo is relatively new outfit over in the UK hell bent on distributing extreme and challenging horror cinema. Releasing independant horror cinema in limited releases of 100 copies on all-region DVD they're bound to have something for all you extreme...

Warsaw 2020 Review: PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME, Low-Key Love and Madness

Lili Horvát´s sophomore feature offers an introverted take on l´amour fou in slow-burning psychological melodrama about a romance that could have been.

Review: KINDRED, Mother Does Not Always Know Best

Tamara Lawrance, Jack Lowden and Fiona Shaw star in director Joe Marcantonio's psychological thriller.

Montreal Nouveau 2020 Review: RED MOON TIDE, We Are Left to the Witches and Monsters

In Galicia, where forests meat a rugged and dangerous coastline, Rubio has gone missing. The local village's resident diver, he would search for the bodies of those lost to the rough seas, or possible eaten by the monster that lurks...

Busan 2020 Review: THE PREDATORS, Stylish Italian Dark Comedy Debut

Twenty-eight year old newcomer Pietro Castellitto debuts with this assured, sharply scripted black comedy about class, wildly different families and the individuals that comprise them. It was frankly shocking to learn the Director of this film is so young, as...

Busan 2020 Review: GOOD PERSON Compels With Its Dizzying Morality Play

With confident direction in the first few frames alone, this debut feature from JUNG Wook is a masterful mystery. Good Person draws comparisons to European cinema; epic yet intimate portrayal of ethics, morality and human nature in the contemporary. These...