From The Editors

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...

Exclusive Teaser Premiere: HEADLINES ARE FRONTLINES

Far from the madding crowd of multiplex movies that are now streaming on a variety of services, a new film and music installation promises something starkly different for any who dare to venture out into the streets during the coming...

70s Rewind: DEATH LINE, People Are Hungry Underground

Donald Pleasance stars in a grungy and gritty tale of going underground, directed by Gary Sherman and now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Montreal Nouveau 2020 Review: KILL IT AND LEAVE THIS TOWN, An Animated and Discordant Purgatory

In one scene in Mariusz Wilczyński’s Kill It and Leave This Town, characters are taking a long train ride, telling stories in fits and starts, as the vehicle crosses what seems like an endless parallel universe populated by bird people...

Review: BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM Ambushes Amazon

Sasha Baron Cohen's most infamous character returns to America in a film that is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Friday One Sheet: MANK (Again)

In our delight at the chiaroscuro and typeface, this column previously highlighted the 'fan art' poster for David Fincher's new film, Mank. But here, Netflix has released a joyfully bacchanal, hand-drawn official key art.  This poster gives you the man,...

Arrow Video Is Ready to [REC] 'n Roll in January 2021 With A Bumper Crop Of Genre Faves

After a relatively light December, Arrow Video is coming back strong in 2021. The new year sees a ton of true heavy hitters hitting store shelves, including some world UHD premieres of some of the greatest genre fare of the...

Busan 2020 Review: HAPPY OLD YEAR; Minimalist Design, Maximalist Selfishness

The philosophy or art of letting go; the artifice of such a belief or methodology questioned in a purposely staged environment is how Happy Old Year introduces its jaded protagonist Jean (Chutimon Chuengchar, Bad Genius). She is interviewed by a...

MINOR PREMISE: New Teaser Trailer Promises a Sci-fi Wallop

Eric Schultz’s feature debut, the indie sci fi flick Minor Premise. lands on VOD platforms December 4th. The first teaser has arrived and everything looks great so far. Really great.    From what we can gleam from it it looks...

Sitges 2020 Review: THE SHOW, Alan Moore's Darkly Comedic Foray Into Feature Films

A man of many faces searches for an artifact stolen from a wealthy benefactor. His search leads him to the haunted town of Northampton. It is a town occupied by Voodoo gangsters, masked adventurers, Noir-era private dicks and a violent...

Review: THE WITCHES Brews Up a Deep, Surprising Potion

Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci and Anne Hathaway star in a new version of Roald Dahl's fantasy for children, directed by Robert Zemeckis and now streaming on HBO Max.

Review: ONCE UPON A SNOWMAN, Origin Story for Kids

Spinning off from 'Frozen,' the animated tale stars Josh Gad as the inimitable Olaf in a new short film, debuting on Disney Plus.

Busan 2020 Review: VESTIGE Ponders the Ineffable with Grace and Mystery

Two Korean masters of arthouse cinema join forces for one of Busan's most intriguing offerings this year. Commissioned by the Muju Film Festival, Vestige features two mid-length films from Kim Jong-kwan (Worst Woman) and Jang Kun-jae (A Midsummer's Fantasia), which...