From The Editors

Toronto 2021 Review: SALOUM, A Spirited Tale of Revenge on the Senegal Delta

The Saloum Delta in Senegal is a land of cannibal myths and cursed kings. Nowhere is this more true than in Congolese director Jean Luc Herbulot's supernatural skinwalker of a film that brings West African mythology to the criminal getaway...

Zac Locke, Former Blumhouse Exec, Starts Own Micro-Studio 'Rotting Press'

A new micro-studio, Rotting Press, has emerged from the TIFF Market this week. Launched by Zac Locke, formerly part of the gang at Blumhouse, his company already has three films on its slate. One is heading into post and the...

Now Streaming: COME FROM AWAY, THE DONUT KING, THE RABBI'S CAT

Singular visions from Canada (via Broadway), Cambodia (via U.S.) and Algeria (via France) explore terrorism, immigration and a talking cat.

Friday One Sheet: SALOUM

Forget the old Godardian nugget that all you need is a Girl and a Gun.  How about just a big ass gun? The poster for Senegalese supernatural revenge thriller, Saloum, goes for that Sergio Leone western vibe, with a modern,...

Review: LADY OF THE MANOR, A Slack Modern-Day Stoner/Ghost Story

Melanie Lynskey, Judy Greer, Justin Long and Ryan Phillipe star in a ghostly comedy, directed by Christian Long and Justin Long.

Dark Star Pictures Acquires Barbara Crampton Starrer ALONE WITH YOU

A young woman painstakingly prepares a romantic homecoming for her girlfriend. As she goes about this her apartment begins to feel more and more like a tomb as voices, shadows, and hallucinations reveal a truth she has been unwilling to...

Sitges 2021: Sitges Online Pitchbox Announces Selected Projects

One of the more exclusive co-production markets on the circuit is Sitges' Pitchbox. Exclusive in the sense that only a very small number of projects, six, are invited to participate in the feature film program. Pitchbox runs during Sitges and...

Celluloid Screams 2021: ANTLERS and TITANE Bookend Sheffield UK Genre Fest

Genre festival season is in full swing over in England! Today, Celluloid Screams is announcing their programme for this year's edition and it is packed with all sorts of great titles from the circuit.    The festival has chosen Scott...

Review: THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE, Jessica Chastain, Year-End Awards Frontrunner

Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield star in a real-life drama, directed by Michael Showalter.

Now Streaming: THE MORNING SHOW, Where Breaking News Never Stops

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon star in the dramatic series, now streaming on Apple TV+.

V/H/S/94 Trailer: More Bonkers And Violent Found Footage Horror is on it's Way

A Shudder Original Film, V/H/S/94 is the fourth installment in the hit horror anthology franchise and marks the return of the infamous found footage anthology with segments from franchise alumni Simon Barrett (Séance) and Timo Tjahjanto (May the Devil Take...

LA PASAJERA (THE PASSENGER): Teaser For The Spanish Rideshare Horror is Here

A shared van in which a man and three women travel runs over a tourist who is walking in the dark on a secondary road. After putting her in the vehicle to take her to the nearest hospital, they begin...

PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND Interview: Director Sion Sono Talks

In the days of classic Hollywood, directors worked like journeymen, often completing as many as two to three films a year. These days, a successful filmmaker would be lucky to get one made every three years. Yet somehow, for the...

Beyond Fest 2021: A Lineup of New Hits And Beloved Classics Are Coming to L.A.

I always look forward to finding out what Beyond Fest has wrangled up each year, not just for the crop of current and new festival faves but for their top shelf rep programming as well. We'll get to that in...

Fantastic Fest 2021: BLACK FRIDAY, Holiday Horror Comes Early in First Look Photos

One of the most highly anticipated indie horror films of the year is Casey Tebo’s Black Friday. Ever since Deadline announced that principal shooting had begun in November 2020, genre fans have been awaiting the arrival of this holiday chiller....

Criterion in December 2021: ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI, THE LEARNING TREE, THE RED SHOES

A trifecta of goodies await discerning cinema enthusiasts.

Grimmfest 2021: Announces Closing Night Film, It's Going to be a BLAST

The return to normal seems still a ways away but more and more festivals are managing to have in-person events this year - cast in point, our friends at Grimmfest in Manchester, England. Grimmfest will be hosting an in-person event...

Mayhem 2021: LAMB, KNOCKING And BEYOND THE INFINITE TWO MINUTES Help Round Out Full Lineup.

Halloween season is here and your local film festivals are a great place to find something to get you into the festive spirit. Our friends at Mayhem are ready to announce the lineup for their weekend celebration of genre cinema...

Sitges 2021: Mamoru Hosoda, Carlos Saura and Belén Rueda This Year's Grand Honorary Award Winners

The festival draws near and more news comes our way in the manner of awards given out by the festival. Directors Mamoru Hosoda and Carlos Saura, and actress Belén Rueda, will receive the Grand Honorary Award at the festival. Hosoda is...

ELVIRA'S 40th ANNIVERSARY, VERY SCARY, VERY SPECIAL SPECIAL Debuts September 25th On Shudder

Horror icon Elvira is returning to the small screen to celebrate her 40th anniversary as the much beloved Mistress of the Dark, the horror hostess with the mostess. She is celebrating on Shudder with a movie marathon on September 25th! ...