From The Editors

MURDERESSES Review: Swirling Mysteries, Deadly Undercurrents

Izabela Kuna, Maja Pankiewicz, Eliza Rycembel, Mateusz Kmiecik star in the Polish murder-mystery thriller, now streaming on Viaplay.

Cannes 2024 Review: THE SURFER Rides the Wave of Nicolas Cage Gonzo Midnight Flicks

The actor-producer undergoes another full meltdown in captivating Australia-set curio.

Cannes 2024 Review: MOST PEOPLE DIE ON SUNDAYS, Affecting Funeral Drama Marred By Slow Pace

Personal, vaguely auto-fictional stories are de rigueur for first-time filmmakers, especially actors turning directors.Iair Said, seen in last year’s The Delinquents, makes an undistinguished debut after trying his hand at a couple of shorts.   Increasingly, subjects of coming-of-age tales...

THE STRANGERS: CHAPTER 1 Review: Why Are You Doing This?

Those lamenting the dearth of originality in films in this epoch of remakes/reboots/reimaginings/requels, etc find no challenge to their despair in Renny Harlin’s The Strangers: Chapter 1. The first of a planned – and already completed – trilogy of films...

Friday One Sheet: IN A VIOLENT NATURE

This gritty poster for Chris Nash's original and disturbing slasher film was designed by The Boland Design Company, and unironically features the word "gnarly" in the top pull quote.  When designing a poster for a slasher (or for that matter,...

Cannes 2024 Review: HOLY COW, French Cheese-Making Dramedy Is a Finely Crafted Debut Feature

Louise Courvoisier directed. A brash young man is humbled by provincial life.

BACK TO BLACK Review: Amy Winehouse Gets the Conventional Biopic Treatment

Marisa Abela stars in the music-themed drama, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson.

IF Review: John Krasinski's Muddled, Moving Fantasy-Drama

Ryan Reynolds stars in writer/director John Krasinski's latest film.

Now Streaming Review: THE BIG CIGAR, Rude, Rowdy, Righteous

Andre Holland stars as activist Huey P. Newton, with Alessandro Nivola as film producer Bert Schneider. Tiffany Boone, P.J. Byrne, and Marc Menchaca, also star in the Apple TV+ limited series.

COMA Review: Dealing with Lockdown, An Isolated Fever Dream

Bertrand Bonello wrote and directed; Louise Labeque and Julia Faure star.

NEVER LET GO Trailer: Halle Berry Stars in New Horror Flick From Alexandre Aja

Never Let Go, the new horror thriller starring Halle Berry and directed by Alexandre Aja, is coming to theaters on September 27th. Lionsgate released the official trailer today, check it out down below.    From visionary director Alexandre Aja (The...

FALL 2: Michael and Peter Spierig Tapped to Direct Acrophobic Thriller's Sequel

When it comes to identicial twin directors Michael and Peter Spierig (Undead, Daybreakers, Predestination, Jigsaw) have to be among our favorites. The brothers have been brought on to direct Fall 2, the first sequel to Scott Mann's indie thriller hit,...

THE A-FRAME: Calvin Reeder's Sci-Fi Horror-Comedy, Exclusive Poster Debut

Tribeca Film Festival world premiere. Johnny Whitworth, Nik Dodani, Dana Namerode, and Phillip Andre Botello star. Calvin Reeder wrote and directed.

Criterion in August 2024: Albert Brooks, Albert Brooks, Martha Coolidge, THE LAST EMPEROR in 4K

Plus: two long-suppressed features by Ukrainian filmmaker Kira Muratova.

Cannes 2024 Review: IT DOESN'T MATTER, A Black Man Comes of Age in Modern America

Jay Will and Christopher Abbott star as best friends in Josh Mond's second feature film after his 2015 debut, 'James White.'

Donnie Yen's Caine Gets His JOHN WICK Spinoff Next Year

The John Wick spinoff you know you wanted is finally happening. Variety is reporting that Donnie Yen is all set to reprise his character, Caine, in the next spinoff from the original quad of films. You know what this means?...

WOLFLAND: Pierce Brosnan to Star in Horror Thriller From Sean Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan is set to play a legendary werewolf hunter in Wolfland, an upcoming horror-thriller from his son, Sean Brosnan. Written by Brosnan the Younger and Matt D'Elia the premise is a famliar one.    In this epic odyssey, a...

Hot Docs 2024 Review: IMMORTALS Follows Iraqi Youth on the Frontlines

Swiss director Maja Tschumi presents a compelling exploration of the lives of Iraq's youth navigating the post-US invasion landscape, through the lens of the pivotal 2019 October Revolution.

MURDER COMPANY: Check Out The Trailer And Poster For WWII Action Flick

In the midst of the D-Day invasion, a group of US soldiers are given orders to smuggle a member of the French resistance behind enemy lines to assassinate a high-value Nazi target.

NEW STRAINS Trailer & Poster: The Couple Stuck Together During A Lockdown While on Vacation, Stays Together?

No doubt there were many couples, in the early days of their relationship, who found that relationship tested in a more unusual way, by the pandemic lockdown of these past few years. Some might have flourished; others survived a little...