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Friday One Sheet: PUSH

Hot Docs is coming to Toronto, and what better way to celebrate that than with a documentary on the increasing urban-global housing crisis (of which several Canadian cities qualify). Fredrik Gertten's documentary examines the 'gentrification' issue in a variety of...

Cannes 2019: Malick, Jarmusch, Herzog, Ferrara, Bong Joon-Ho, Almodóvar and Refn Head to La Croisette

The veil over the 72nd edition of the Cannes had been lifted as the festival´s director Thierry Frémaux revealed the main competition line-up. The upcoming edition will boast a slate of seasoned veterans along with promising talents in the ranks up-and-coming filmmakers.

Imagine 2019 Review: MEMORY Reminds Us Why We Love ALIEN

(That's Dan O'Bannon peeping around the corner...) Over the past decade, writer-director Alexandre O. Philippe has made a name for himself as a documentary maker, picking all sorts of interesting subjects like Paul the Psychic Octopus, or Star Wars fandom...

THE OBSESSED: Exclusive NSFW Clip And Images From New Extreme Horror Film

Italian director Domiziano Cristopharo (A Taste of Phobia and Ill) is preparing to shop a new project called The Obsessed at the Marche du Film at Cannes next month.    I do not know how much extreme horror the market...

Tribeca 2019: Poster Debut for Mexican Thriller THE GASOLINE THIEVES (HUACHICOLERO)

One of our most anticipated movies at the upcoming Tribeca Film Fest is Edgar Nito's thriller The Gasoline Thieves (aka Huachicolero). With the producing power of Joshua Sobel, Tom Davia, Annick Manhert, Pablo Guisa, Hugues Barbier, Victor Leycegui, and Mario...

Popcorn Frights: Selected Shorts Now Eligible for Wider Distribution

The genre event is teaming up with Alter, a new horror brand from distributor Gunpowder & Sky.

Fantasia 2019: Festival Poster Revealed, Final Submission Date Announced!

We do love our festival poster art around these here parts. And to our friends at the Fantasia International Film Festival, they are no exception.    Familiar and friendly charactes return once again to this year's poster. Once again, artist...

CineCina 2019 Fest Dispatch: A New Fest Brings Chinese-language Indies to NYC

The inaugural CineCina Film Festival, screening at SVA Theatre and Peter Norton Symphony Space through April 19, brings an impressive slate on recent Chinese-language independent films, both narrative and documentary, from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Also included is a...

Udine 2019: Full Lineup Revealed for 21st Far East Film Festival

The Far East Film Festival has revealed the full lineup for its 21st edition, which will take place in Udine, Italy from 26 April - 4 May 2019. The packed roster of 76 films from 12 different countries includes 3...

Imagine 2019: Heads-Ups And Recommendations

Yesterday saw the start of my favorite Dutch Film event: the Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam. As festivals go it sure isn't the largest, but their line-up never fails to bring a smile to my face, and each year it...

LA SOLAPA: Exclusive Images From a New Short Film by RELICTO's Laura Sanchez Acosta

Argentine director Laura Sanchez Acosta is set to premier her new short film La Solapa over in Brussels during BIFFF. The director of Relicto A Mesopotamic Story, Sanchez Acosta made her film after she won the short film prize at...

Fantaspoa 2019: First Wave of Titles For Brazilian Genre Fest Announced!

Our friends at Fantaspoa in Brazil are gearing up for their annual genre film festival. Held in the coastal town of Porto Alegre this will be the festival's fifteenth year, devoted to bringing scares and thrills to local genre fans....

Texas Frightmare 2019: 14th Annual Event Reveals Film Lineup With Classics and New Features

We are creeping up on the 14th annual Texas Frightmare Weekend, and it's time to reveal the amazing lineup of horror and exploitation features they've curated for conventions goers. Beyond the insane number of top shelf guests and vendors, TFW...

Review: PET SEMATARY Fails To Reanimate Stephen King's Tragic Examination Of Grief

When Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and Louis Creed (Jason Clarke) move from the hustle of Boston to the rural quiet of Ludlow, Maine they expect their lives to slow down so they can finally spend some quality time with their children,...

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL: Watch The Trailer For Josh Lobo's Debut Horror Film

We announced last week that Josh Lobo's debut horror flick I Trapped the Devil is playing at four film festivals down in the States this month before IFC Midnight puts it out in U.S. cinemas and On Demand on April...

Seattle 2019 to Kick Off with Lynn Shelton's SWORD OF TRUST

The massive Seattle International Film Festival will run this year from May 16 to June 9 and the good people at SIFF have just announced the movie that will kick it all off. That movie is Seattle-native Lynn Shelton's SXSW-premiering...

Blood Window Pinamar 2019: Second Annual Genre Fest Invades The Small Town in Coastal Argentina

Our friends at Blood Window in Argentina are once again preparing to roll into the coastal town of Pinamar, a little south of Buenos Aires, for the sophomore run of The Fantasy and Horror Film Festival Blood Window Pinamar.   ...

Night Visions 2019: Springtime for Horror in Finland

Our friends in Finland have prepared a springtime feast that promises to be quite horrible. And that's a good thing! Night Visions is the name of the festival, and it describes itself as "the biggest festival in Scandinavia focusing on...

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL: Poster And Release Date Announced

When our friends at Yellow Veil Pictures announced their arrival last Summer they already had Josh Lobo's debut feature film I Trapped The Devil on their sales slate. Back then we knew it as A Man In The Dark but...

Calgary Underground Film Fest Announces 2019 Lineup: HIGH LIFE, LITTLE MONSTERS, DR. RUTH And More

Western Canada's largest genre festival celebrates its sweet sixteen this year. The Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) dropped its line-up today, and as with previous years it is a delightfully eclectic mix of the both serious and silly cinema. Documentaries...