From The Editors

Fantasia 2024 Review: GHOST CAT ANZU, Farts in the General Direction of Studio Ghibli

To the sounds of cicadas during a Tokyo summer, 11-year-old Karin and her father Tetsuya leave the city by train to visit a countryside temple where the caretaker is the grandfather she has never met. It is a grand old...

Fantasia 2024 Review: CHAINSAWS WERE SINGING, A Gleefully Gory Musical Ten Years In The Making

Bursting with ingenuity and good old fashioned, “come on pals, let’s make a movie!” can-do energy, Sander Maran’s debut feature, Chainsaws Were Singing, is a gleefully gory musical romantic horror comedy that really hits the spot and proves that sometimes...

Sanfic-Morbido Lab Announces 2024 Lineup

The fifth edition of the Santiago Int’l Film Festival’s Morbido Lab announced the six titles participating this year.   Variety reports that Coffee Table's Caye Cesas and Eli Roth's former co-writer Guillermo Amoedo will have projects there this year. Mi...

12 TO MIDNIGHT: You Know You Want it, Bronzi vs Werewolves!

Robert Bronzi is still out there in the indie genre space, toting big guns, and they're coming in hot with a new crime/thriller werewolf movie called 12 to Midnight (which sounds way more interesting than 11:48 PM EST).    The...

STARVE ACRE Review: Great English Folk Horror

Matt Smith and Morfydd Clark star in this moody new British folk horror, directed by Daniel Kokotajlo.

TERRIFIER 3: The Teaser Trailer And Teaser Poster Are Here!

Art the Clown is set to unleash chaos on the unsuspecting residents of Miles County as they peacefully drift off to sleep on Christmas Eve.

Fantasia 2024: SINCOPAT, Short Film Short Review

During the opening credits of short film, Sincopat, many festival laurels are initially displayed onscreen. Then, following a loud ‘bang’ on the soundtrack, several dozen more appear. This is a first for me, but it is in sync with the...

DUCHESS Clip: It's a Garage Ambush!

Duchess, a small-time crook, tries to enter the treacherous underworld of diamond trafficking and ends up left for dead when a deal goes wrong.  Determined to seek retribution she launches into an unwavering pursuit for vengeance.   Neil Marshall and...

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE Review: Self-Awareness Doesn't Make the Multiverse Less Exhausting

Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman star in the latest Marvel movie, directed by Shawn Levy.

Fantasia 2024 Review: SCARED SHITLESS, A Creature Feature Worth Taking The Plunge

A friend of mine, an astute and well travelled film-lover, once told me their ‘big theory’ of audience engagement for most movies: The viewer will like the movie more if the main character is simply good at doing their job....

THE KILLER'S GAME: Official Poster Revealed

My interest in action comedy The Killer's Game was piqued for a couple of reasons. Dave Bautista is arguably one of the most entertaining wrestlers who pivoted into acting and it was directed by stunt professional turned director, JJ Perry,...

ARROW Player in August: Selects by Hendrix, van den Houten's OFFSPRING 4K, And More...

Next month's lineup of programming on Arrow Video's ARROW Player has been announced and as always there are a lot of gems coming in August.    First, we have two Selects programs coming up from one of my favorite authors,...

Anime Summer 2024: THE ELUSIVE SAMURAI, Reluctant Hero

The light-hearted historical action series is now streaming on Crunchyroll.

ONLY THE RIVER FLOWS Review: Finding Acceptable Truth

Directed by Wei Shujun, the Chinese murder mystery questions what is considered truth in our complicated modern society.

BREED Teaser Exclusive: Is This Relationship Worth Saving?

Stick around long enough in life and you get to watch everyone's offspring grow up and start to pursue their own interests. Not speaking for all film nerds like ourselves but a fair number of creatives likely wish one of...

FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE 4K Review: The Personal Is Political

Crushing almost sixty years of twentieth-century turmoil into less run time than the equally decade-skippy first season of HBO's House of the Dragon, Chen Kaige's Farewell My Concubine joins the Criterion Collection this week in a new 4K transfer. The...

THE HYPERBOREAN: Watch The Opening Scene, Then Pre-order The Blu-ray

Our friends at Black Fawn Distribution are handling the Canadian rights for Jesse Thomas Cook's The Hyperborean and are starting things off with a VOD release this Wednesday across all major platforms.    They've sent out the opening scene of...

CURSED IN BAJA: Anchor Bay Entertainment Acquires New Horror Flick From Jeff Daniel Phillips

Pirelli, an ex-lawman, travels to Mexico searching for the heir to a Los Angeles fortune, while confronting his own complicated past. But what he finds in Baja challenges him to the core.

ROUND THE DECAY Trailer: Monster Movie Coming This Halloween Season

Adam Newman's monster movie Round The Decay is coming during spooky season.   A young woman returns to the site of her broken engagement, Newport's Valley, a sleepy tourist town with an all-consuming secret.   To help drum up some...

MUMMY SHARK Official Trailer: Because at This Point, Why Not?

Wild Eye Releasing is putting Mark Polonia's micro (what's below micro?) indie horror flick Mummy Shark out on VOD and DVD on October 8th.    You folks know the drill with movies like these. They're done fast, cheap and keep the...