From The Editors

CAMP PLEASANT LAKE Review: A Crazed Jonathan Lipnicki Headlines This Summer Camp Slasher

A bunch of horror LARPers meet grisly ends in the micro-budget summer camp slasher, Camp Pleasant Lake. Boasting a small selection of familiar faces from genre cinema and a mystifying lead performance from Jerry Maguire’s Jonathan Lipnicki, who hams it...

Friday One Sheet: SEAGRASS

A Japanese-Canadian woman grapples with the death of her mother as she brings her family to a remote British Colombian island in Meredith Hama-Brown's Seagrass. This distressed, lonely key art, with its almost letterhead typography and design at the top makes...

DRIVE-AWAY DOLLS Review: Dykes on the Run

There are times when a movie both needs to be un-serious, and needs to hit its target of cultural critique. There are times that call for some indie b-movie wit and raunchiness, a story that finds its charm in odd...

Rotterdam 2024 Review: LA LUNA, Naughty In The Nicest Way

This year, the International Film Festival Rotterdam started with the fairly inoffensive comedy-drama Head South (reviewed here), and it closed with an equally inoffensive film: M. Raihan Halim's Singaporean small-town comedy La Luna. In it, we see the daily life...

BABY ASSASSINS 2: Watch The New Trailer For Hit Japanese Slacker Action Comedy. Coming Soon from Well Go USA And HI-YAH!

After being suspended from their agency due to a rules violation, two highly skilled teenage assassins are forced to get "real" jobs to make ends meet. But while the elite duo is forbidden from executing targets or enemies under any circumstances, two aspiring rival hitmen decide to eliminate the competition while they're vulnerable--leading to a lightning-fast showdown between trained killers.

BOY KILLS WORLD Official Trailer: Bill Skarsgård Stars in Over-The-Top Action Flick

A dystopian fever dream action film that follows Boy, a deaf mute with a vibrant imagination. When his family is murdered, he is trained by a mysterious shaman to repress his childish imagination and become an instrument of death.

Berlinale 2024 Review: ARCADIA Pushes Marital Drama to Mystical Realities

Greek director Yorgos Zois, alongside leading actress Angeliki Papoulia, delves into a exploration of love, loss, and ethereal spaces.

CONSTELLATION Review: Beyond Space and Time

Noomi Rapace, Jonathan Banks, and James D'Arcy star in a psychological sci-fi thriller, created and written by Peter Harness, debuting globally on Apple TV+.


The days are getting longer and while March and April carry their own unpredictability in regards to winter-to-spring weather at least Shudder can be depended on for respite from any crazy meteorlogical events you would have to shelter from next...

The Novelist's Films: Cinema of Nuri Bilge Ceylan

If Ceylan's previous films gave you the impression that he's making wordy filmed plays in a spectacular setting, 'About Dry Grasses' will surprise you.

CRUST: Revitalized Anchor Bay Acquires Sean Whalen's Debut Horror Comedy

A depressed has-been child actor and owner of a dingy laundromat, becomes powerfully vengeful when his collection of lone socks transforms into a protective, cute, murderous monster named Crust.

STOPMOTION Interview: Director Robert Morgan on His First Feature, Jan Švankmajer, Sleeping 24 Hours

Robert Morgan is entering his fourth decade as a filmmaker and stop motion animator. In that time, he’s made some fantastically disturbing and multi-award-winning short films, most of them stop motion, and some live action. As someone who loves horror...


With a couple more days left in this year's EFM our friends at FilmSharks have let us know about more deals they've secured in their time there. Two titles we've spoken about in recent months the other is the return...

CONCRETE VALLEY Review: The Quiet Lives of Those Trying to Fit In

Urban parkland can bring both solace and anonymity. For someone who is new to a place, connecting with their environment can be at once daunting and daring - the constructed landscape being one against which an immigrant is often antagonized,...


Our friends at FilmSharks continue to bust out sales for Lobo Feroz, the Spanish language remake of Big Bad Wolves. The latest comes during EFM where they sold the UK rights to BINGO FILMS. Before  that it was sold to...

STOPMOTION Review: Beautiful, Disturbing Journey Into Creation as Self-Destruction

Aisling Franciosi, Stella Gonet, and Tom York star in Robert Morgan's cross-genre horror movie.

THE DEVIL'S BATH: Sales at EFM Continue For Latest From Duo Behind GOODNIGHT MOMMY

Austria in the 18th century. Forests surround villages. Killing a baby gets a woman sentenced to death. Agnes readies for married life with her beloved. But her mind and heart grow heavy. A gloomy path alone, evil thoughts arising.

THE HEROIC TRIO / EXECUTIONERS 4K Review: Hong Kong Action Symphony in Two Movements

Maggie Cheung, Anita Mui and Michelle Yeoh star; Johnnie To and Ching Siu-tung direct. Now in 4K from the Criterion Collection.

ROSARIO: First Look at Felipe Vargas' Debut Horror

Rosario is forced to spend the night with the body of her deceased grandma, waiting for the ambulance while being attacked by supernatural forces that have taken control of her grandmother's corpse.

RESTORE POINT Review: Have You Backed-Up Today?

It’s year 2041 and the technology has found a way to cheat death – to ensure it, you just need to remember to back-up your memory every 48 hours. The action takes place in an unspecified country in Central Europe...