From The Editors

Sundance 2022 Review: WATCHER, Cautionary Tale Burns Slowly

Almost 70 years after Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window debuted in movie theaters, it remains the ur-text, the template or formula for practically every premise-borrowing film that’s followed in its wake. Any film, like writer-director Chloe Okuno’s (Slut) feature-length debut, Watcher,...

Arrow Video in February Features LAGUNA AVE, THE SLEEPER MUST AWAKEN And Gareth Evans Selects

Between celebrating the many things that February has to offer make the most of your down time and check out what Arrow has to offer on their video player.    Next month's highlights include David Buchanan's surrealist Laguna Ave and...

SENORITA 89 Trailer Warns: Beauty Pageants Can Be Deadly

Quickly swerving from any expected paths, Senorita 89 looks to be an atypical series, at least judging from its trailer, which you can watch below. Ilse Salas, Ximena Romo, Bárbara López, Natasha Dupeyrón, Leidi Gutiérrez and Coty Camacho star in...

Slamdance 2022 Review: PARIS IS IN HARLEM, Mosaics of Life and Music

While there are a lot of laws enacted (and sometimes still exist) in cities that seem very odd and specific (I read once about a law forbidding people from hiding bees under their hats), some laws that seem strange on...

THE LONG WALK: New Trailer And Poster Mark The Release of Mattie Do's Sci-fi Mystery

An old scavenger living on the fringes of a near-future society exploits a ghostly companion’s ability to traverse time, hoping to prevent his mother’s suffering from a terminal illness.   A new trailer and poster were released today for Mattie...

Sundance 2022 Review: ALICE, A Misfire By Any Other Name

Keke Palmer, Common and Jonny Lee Miller star in a drama, directed by Krystin Ver Linden.

Sundance 2022 Review: AFTER YANG, Profound Meditation on Loss, Grief, Family

Directed by Kogonada, the science-fiction drama stars Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith and Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja.

Sundance 2022 Review: EMILY THE CRIMINAL, Another Aubrey Plaza Showcase

Aubrey Plaza, Theo Rossi and Jonathan Avigdori star in a crime drama, directed by John Patton Ford.

Sundance 2022 Review: LIVING, A New Classic in the Making

Bill Nighy stars in an English-language drama directed by Oliver Hermanus, based on Kurosawa Akira's 'Ikaru.'

Review: COMPARTMENT NO. 6, Little Human Connections

Yuriy Borisov, Seidi Haarla and Yuliya Aug star in a romantic drama from Finland, directed by Juho Kuosmanen.

Opening This Week: CLEAN Seeks Redemption, IN THE FOREST Goes in the Woods, SUNDOWN Simmers

The all-virtual Sundance Film Festival has arrested the attention of our editors and writers over the past few days, and the all-virtual Slamdance Film Festival will kick off on Thursday, offering a shockingly reasonable (US$10.00) all-access pass to more than...

Sundance 2022 Review: EMERGENCY, Piercing, Trenchant Socio-Political Satire

There’s a moment in writer K.D. Dávila and director Carey Williams' (R+J) piercing, trenchant socio-political, feature-length adaptation of their award-winning Sundance Film Festival short, Emergency, where three big, tough-talking Black dudes drop all pretense of macho posturing once a drunk...

Hollywood Suite Bringing Blumhouse's INTO THE DARK Horror Anthology Series to Canada

Big news for Blumhouse and horror fans here in Canada. Their anthology series, Into the Dark, is coming to specialty channel Hollywood Suite!    Featuring films from director like Gigi Saul Guerrero, Nacho Vigalondo, Chelsea Stardust and Adam Mason, all...

HONEYCOMB Trailer: Lo-Fi Remote Horror as Girls Find Their Magic

I couldn't be happier that we might be entering a golden age of films and television shows about girls gone wild - and I mean *truly* gone wild, alone in the wilderness, a danger to themselves and each other, finding...

Sundance 2022 Review: RESURRECTION, Stellar Rebecca Hall Shines in Twisty Psychological Thriller

In writer-director Andrew Semens’s (Nancy, Please) brilliantly twisty, disquieting psychological thriller, Resurrection, his first film since making his feature-length debut a decade ago, the central character, Margaret (an eerily transcendent Rebecca Hall) delivers a stunning, seven-minute monologue to an increasingly...

Rotterdam 2022: GIVE ME PITY! Teaser Riffs on Variety Shows With Something Sinister Lurking Behind The Scenes

A Primetime Saturday Night Network Television Spectacular starring Sissy St. Claire! Sissy St. Claire graces the small screen for her first ever television special, an evening full of music and laughter, glamour and entertainment! But Sissy’s live event quickly begins...

THE ABANDON Trailer Exclusive: Jason Satterlund's Thriller to Close Mammoth FF 2022

U.S. soldier, Miles Willis, is shot and wounded during an intense firefight in Iraq. As he tries to radio for help, a sudden blinding light surrounds him, and he awakens to find himself trapped in a strange, colorless cube with...

Sundance 2022 Review: SOMETHING IN THE DIRT, Rooms Within Rooms of Light and Shadow

Isolation can do funny things to the mind. Even if you like spending time alone, isolation, and the silence that comes with it, is something different. Rather than calm and contentment, it can breed fear, distrust, and obsession. It can...

Sundance 2022 Review: HATCHING, The Unbearable Weight Of Impossible Eggs-pectation

First time feature director Hanna Bergholm goes for broke in Hatching, a standout film in this year’s Sundance Midnight lineup. With a solid selection of thrillers and straight forward horrors, Hatching is definitely a contender for the weirdest film at...

Sundance 2022 Review: YOU WON'T BE ALONE, Impressive Malickian Horror

If you need any more evidence that the horror genre not only contains multitudes, but also remains incredibly malleable, look no further than writer-director Goran Stolevski’s stunningly realized feature-length debut, You Won’t Be Alone. A supernaturally-themed horror film with a...