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Sundance 2020 Preview: Documentaries

The Sundance Film Festival gets going on Thursday. Yesterday we took a look at the US Dramatic and World Dramatic competitions. Today we take a quick tour of the documentaries at this year's fest....

Poster Debut: Meet Luana Muniz, the QUEEN OF LAPA

You may not have heard the name Luana Muniz before today, but rest assured the transgender sex worker and activist was deemed a powerhosue for transgender communities across her native Brazil, and most noteably, as filmmakers Carolina Monnerat and Theodore...

Black Fawn Distribution Releasing Killer HARPOON Blacklist Series Set in February

Rob Grant's killer horror flick Harpoon is getting quite the luxery treatment for its Canadian Bluray and DVD release next month.    When maladjusted Jonah (Munro Chambers) is attacked by his hot-headed best friend Richard (Christopher Gray) - who believes...

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

Our apologies to our friends from the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival. Some crossed wires at our end resulted in a double posting, double deleting (After you. No, after you. I insist, after you. But you were here first. No,...

Horrorant 2020: The Grim Reaper Graces The Poster For The 7th Edition

Our friends at the Horrorant Film Festival in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece, are busy preparing for their 7th annual genre film festival. In the meantime, this year's poster is ready for the big reveal.    Created by Nick Coolaftakis it...

Fantaspoa 2020: Deadline For Submissions to Brazil Genre Fest is January 31st

A reminder that our friends at Fantaspoa are accepting submissions for their 16th annual event until the end of the month, January 31st. That's only eleven days left. The sixteenth edition (last year's poster used left) of Fantaspoa will take...

BIRD BOX's Eric Heisserer to Produce English-Language Version of Paraguayan Thriller MORGUE

Deadline reported yesterday that Bird Box writer Eric Heisserer will produce an English-language version of Hugo Cardozo's Paraguayan thriller Morgue. The writer of other faves like sci-fi thriller Arrival and horror flick Lights Out will produce under his Chronology banner.  ...

GUNS AKIMBO Trailer: Goddess Help Him If He Needs to Urinate

Admit it. That's the first thing you would think about when you heard that a guy gets guns bolted to his hands. Never mind putting on clothes, opening doors, pulling anything out of your pockets. I expect especially for anyone...

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival Unveils Poster For 20th Edition

The 20th edition of the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) in Switzerland is coming up this July.    As the sole Swiss event dedicated to the cinema of the imagination, the NIFFF has over the past two decades transformed...

Cinefantasy 10: Submissions Open For 2020 Edition This September

Registration is now open for the 10th CINEFANTASY - International Fantastic Film Festival in the Land of Drizzle, Sao Paulo, Brazil.    Submissions started on the 13th and will be open until March 13th, 2020. Cinefantasy runs from September 8th...

VISE Trailer Lets a Mad Beautician on the Loose

Following a world-premiere at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival last summer, Shimizu Yasuhiko’s Vise is ready for festival expansion in 2020. Shimizu’s debut feature centers on Manriki (Saitoh Takumi), a beautician with a dubious moral compass who deploys unconventional...

Now on Home Video: In DISTURBING THE PEACE, Guy Pearce Picks Up His Gun Again

They roar into a small, quiet town on loud motorcycles. They wear sneers on their faces and tattoos on their bodies. They are bad people, who have not arrived just to eat breakfast and buy lawn ornaments. In Disturbing the...

Revenge Tale THE PAPER STORE Toplines Global Digital's 2020 Slate

Distributor Global Digital Releasing is known for finding award-winning indie and festival fare that would otherwise go under-the-radar and make it available to the many.  Some of their award winning titles include Lorcan Finnegan’s Without Name, Dain Said’s Interchange and Gareth...

VEROTIKA Trailer: Danzig's Horror Debut Looks Wild

The first trailer for legendary rocker Glenn Danzig's directorial debut, Verotika has landed ahead of the film's release in February and it looks as mad as you hoped. Based on his own hit comics (also called Verotika), the film has...

Coming Soon on Criterion: ARMY OF SHADOWS, THE CREMATOR, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

'Me and You and Everyone We Know' and 'Destry Rides Again' will also see release in April 2020 from the Criterion Collection.

SXSW 2020 Will Open With Judd Apatow's THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND

SXSW Film Festival (March 13–21, 2020) has announced it’s initial lineup of feature films, documentaries, episodic television premieres, and special events. This year’s opening film is Judd Apatow's The King of Staten Island. Although there are many outstanding films in this massive ...

Discover The Iconic Horror Art of Graham Humphreys In The New Book, HUNG, DRAWN, AND EXECUTED

For over forty years Grapham Humphreys has been a fixture on the UK horror scene as an artist and designer. From his original iconic designs for Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead and Dan O'Bannon's The Return of the Living Dead,...

CULTURE SHOCK's Gigi Saul Guerrero to Direct 10-31 For Orion Pictures

Deadline dropped the official word yesterday that Gigi Saul Guerrero (Culture Shock, "The Purge") will direct the horror thriller 10-31 for Orion Pictures. After helping blaze a trail for female genre filmmakers with excellent online content this will be Guerrero's...

Cinepocalypse Announces New Head Programmer, Opens Submissions

Though it's only been running for a few years, Cinepocalypse in Chicago has become a great stop on the genre film festival circuit. With great screenings and amazing guests, the festival has recently announced that Katie Rife is now Senior...

Now on Home Video: PIRANHAS, Teens Turn to Crime, Just Because

Francesco Di Napoli stars in a stylish, unsettling crime drama, directed by Claudio Giovannesi.