CANDYMAN: Message from Nia DaCosta and a Peek Behind the Scenes

Candyman was my most anticipated film of 2020; and circumstances becoming what they did, is now my most anticipated film of 2021. Updating/reinventing the 1990s horror classic seemed entirely possible given the combined talents of director/co-writer Nia DaCosta, producer Jordan...

Review: FINDING OPHELIA, And Then It Gets Weird

Jimmy Levar and Christina Chu-Ryan star in a mysterious yet compelling fantasy, directed by Stephen Rutterford.

ROCK, PAPER AND SCISSORS Trailer: Argentine Horror Thriller, Black Comedy Coming July 6th

Martín Blousson and Macarena García Lenzi's horror thriller slash dark comedy, Rock, Paper and Scissors is coming to digital in the U.S. on July 6th. Dark Star Pictures is handling the release and a new trailer has been made for...

Review: A CRIME ON THE BAYOU, True and Disturbing

Directed by Nancy Buirski, the true-crime documentary calmly explains how outrageously justice can be perverted.

Review: LUCA, Pixar Once Again Delivers Awe and Wonder in Equal Measure

Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer and Sacha Baron Cohen star in an animated adventure, streaming on Disney Plus as of Friday, June 18.


While hope is on the horizon for the end of the pandemic, it's still wise to be cautious. But being cautious doesn't mean we have to give up all of life's pleasures, including film festivals. With that in mind, North...

Review: LES NÔTRES, A Monster Protected, A Girl Shamed

I've never understood how the myth persists that small towns are somehow better places than cities; the idea that a smaller community is more loving and caring, with less crime (perhaps true but solely by virtue of their being fewer...

Now Streaming: FLACK, Anna Paquin Spirals in Celebrity Publicity

Anna Paquin, Lydia Wilson, Rebecca Wilson and Sophie Okonedo star in a darkly comic drama, created and written by Oliver Lansley, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Rotterdam 2021 June Part Review: JESUS EGON CHRISTUS, The Gospel of the Brand New World

Paul Arámbula, Sascha Alexander Gersak and Angelo Martone star in a film from Germany, directed by David Vajda and Sasa Vajda.

Review: SIBERIA, Willem Dafoe on an Abel Ferrara Roller Coaster

Willem Dafoe, Dounia Sichov and Simon McBurney star in a European horror fantasy, directed by Abel Ferrara.

Rotterdam 2021 June Part Review: BLOODSUCKERS, Romantic Horror Comedy

Aleksandre Koberidze, Lilith Stangenberg, and Alexander Herbst star in a vampire comedy from Germany, directed by Julian Radlmaier.

Review: GAIA, Not Quite Sinister, Definitely Not Friendly

Monique Rockman, Carel Nel and Alex van Dyk star in a horror film from South Africa, directed by Jaco Bouwer.

THE WINTER LAKE: New Trailer in Time Canadian Digital Release

A new trailer for The Winter Lake, the feature debut by Phil Sheerin, has been made just for the Canadian release of his mystery thriller. The Irish shot film was co-produced by Canadian Anne-Marie Gelinas (Turbo Kid, Slaxx) and will...

APPS Official Teaser: Horror/Fantasy Anthology to Have its World Premiere at BIFAN

Lucio A. Rojos, one of the executive producers of the horror fantasy anthology APPS has been hinting for a while now that they would be announcing the world premiere of the film soon. Today is the day. After a market-like...

GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE Trailer: Drinking is Not Allowed in the Library

One-half of the duo that brought us recent cult favourites Rabid and Big Bad Wolves, Navot Papushado is certainly hitting the big time, co-writing and directing what looks to be quite the action-packed thrill ride Gunpowder Milkshake. Not only action-packed,...

Now Streaming: TRYING, Parenting Is Such Hard Work

Rafe Spall, Esther Smith and Imelda Staunton star in a bright and funny British series, now streaming on Apple TV+.

Creepy VAMPIR Trailer, Poster: European Arthouse Horror Debut

Ready to get creeped out? European arthouse horror Vampir has debuted a fresh new trailer, as well as its poster, on its way to the Cannes film market next week, What is Vampir? It is the directorial feature debut by...

Review: ENFORCEMENT (SHORTA), Police Brutality Smashes Lives

Jacob Lohmann and Simon Sears star in a nail-biting crime thriller from Denmark, directed by Anders Ølholm and Frederik Louis Hviid.

Now Streaming: HOME BEFORE DARK, Kid Detectives Sure Grow Up Fast

Jim Sturgess, Brooklynn Prince and Abby Wilson star in a family crime series, created by Dana Fox and Dara Resnik, now streaming on Apple TV+.

CUTUN 2021: Chilean Short Film Genre Festival Heads Into Second Year This August

I am always keeping an eye out for anything related to the genre that happens in Latin America, be it a movie or a festival. I came across a new short-form genre film festival called Cutun in La Serena, Chile,...