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WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES Exclusive Clip: Meet The Orphans

Makoto Nagahisa's 2019 Sundance hit, We Are Little Zombies, is coming to real and virtual cinemas across the U.S. on July 10th. Our friends at Oscilloscope Laboratories are handling the release and have passed along this exclusive clip to share...

BENNY LOVES YOU Trailer: Check Out This Killer Doll Horror Comedy From The UK

Take a moment to watch this trailer for Karl Holt's killer doll horror comedy Benny Loves You which will be hitting the festival circuit this Summer. This is his feature film debut which he wrote and directed. Holt also takes...

LEGIONS: First Trailer Released, FilmSharks to Handle World Sales And Remake Rights For Argentine Horror

Deadline reported yesterday that my friends at FilmSharks will handle worldwide sales and remake rights for a new Argentine horror flick, Legions, from filmmaker Fabien Forte.    Legions is currently in post-production, yet a trailer was released from completed footage,...

WHISPERING CORRIDORS 6 to Open 24th BiFan

2020 has been a long, strange and difficult year but for genre film afficionados in Korea, at least the high point of their calendar will be returning this summer as the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) has just announced...

Hot Docs 2020 Review: THE WALRUS AND THE WHISTLEBLOWER, Attachment and Amusement

I doubt there is any Ontarian of a certain age who couldn't sing you the jingle for Marineland. The commercial was in regular rotation when I was growing up in Toronto: images of whales, walrus, deer, and other wildlife and...

Frontières 2020: Full Co-Production Lineup Announced For The July Event

We're a few long weeks away from the lucky 13th edition of the Frontières co-production market. Taking place at the end of July twenty groups from all over the globe will present their projects virtually this year.    The first...

SLEEZE LAKE Trailer: The Greatest Party You Never Heard Of

"Set among the foggy memories and ephemera of the world's largest custom van club, Sleeze Lake tells the story of a wild van party thrown in the middle of a fictitious resort town and the people who dreamt it up."...

Calgary Underground Film Fest 2020: Online-Up and Drive-In Edition June 22-28

As a film festival enthusiast, and a fan of independent genre cinema, you are no doubt by now familiar with the 2020 film festival circuit moving to an online format due to gather restrictions and health and safety measures all...

Macau 2020: 5th International Film Festival and Awards Macao Defiantly Announces 2020 Dates

Festival-goers the world over have been sat at home, looking on forlornly, as one after another of their favourite film-going events has either moved online or been indefinitely postponed due to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic.    But in a...

Fantasia 2020: Neil Marshall's THE RECKONING Leads First Wave of Titles

In a year of sickness & strangeness and legitimate, justified anarchy it will be good have some of the fun kind for a while. Facing the fallout of a year stifled by pandemic Fantasia is making the move to virtual...

Review: HAMMER, Bad Father, Bad Son, Bad Times

Will Patton and Mark O'Brien star in the criminally-minded family drama, directed by Christian Sparkes.

Udine 2020: Korean Disaster Epic ASHFALL to Open 22nd Far East Film Festival Online Edition, Full Lineup Announced

Star-studded South Korean disaster epic Ashfall has been unveiled as the opening film of this year’s Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy, which will be staged as an exclusively online affair due to the ongoing covid-19 lockdown. Ha Jung-woo,...

Drive-Ins 2020: Lighthouse International FF is World's First Drive-In Film Festival

[Still from the feature 1986.] Well, it had to happen, and I'm glad it did: we've finally got the world's first film festival with all selected titles playing the only way they can in the public space right now ---...

Friday One Sheet: ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENEZUELA

The HotDocs film festival in Toronto opened yesterday, in its virtual edition, and it seems fitting to offer key art from a documentary. The poster for Once Upon A Time In Venezuela simply frames a still from the film, two...

Chattanooga 2020 Review: SKULL: THE MASK (SKULL: A MASCARA DE ANHANGA), Blood And Gore Brings Joy to Your Heart, Before Ripping it Out

Skull: The Mask opens in 1944, where we see an ancient artifact being used in a military experiment and religious ritual. The object is a grotesque mask in the shape of a skull called the “Mask of Anhangá” who was...

Chattanooga 2020 Review: THE WANTING MARE, A Fantastical and Haunting Fable

Some research on trauma has suggested that it can pass in DNA, from generation to generation; trauma so severe that literally gets written in our genetic coding, which we then pass on to our children. Perhaps it fades or becomes...

Frontières 2020: First Ten Titles Announced For This Year's Virtual Edition

All right, Summer is almost here! Yay? At the very least it usually meant that Frontières and Fantasia would be nearly here. Seeing as this year is exceptionably different from any other year in modern memory both the coproduction market...

Review: INHERITANCE, Nobody's Getting Anything Substantial

Lily Collins, Simon Pegg and Connie Nielsen star in Vaughn Stein's mystery-drama.

PG PSYCHO GOREMAN: RLJE Films And Shudder Acquire Steve Kostanski's SXSW Midnighter

Deadline reported earlier this afternoon that RLJE Films and Shudder, both companies under the AMC Network umbrella, have acquired at least the North American rights for Steve Kostanski's PG: Psycho Goreman. The film was set to have its world premiere...

Fantasy Meets Futurism in Trailer for THE WANTING MARE

I'm a big fan of non-traditional fantasy; what might be instead called fantastical tales, those that blend fantasy and sci fi in a weird and esoteric blend that never quite explains itself. But that's usually for the better, allowing for...