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Toronto 2018 Announces Midnight Madness Slate Including THE PREDATOR, THE WIND, HALLOWEEN

You know that TIFF is really drawing near when the Midnight Madness slate drops out of the heavens. Today's announcement includes news that the opening night will delight Toronto audiences with the world premiere of Shane Black's "reinvented" The Predator....

Arrow Video FrightFest 2018 Unveils Killer Short Film Programme

It is just three short weeks until Arrow Video FrightFest 2018 kicks-off, and they are still unveiling their incredible line-up. Today proves no exception, with the announcement of this year's Short Film Programme - a veritable smorgasbord of enticing talent...

LUZ: Watch The New Teaser Trailer For Tilman Singer's Intense Debut

Already taking the festival circuit by storm, this intense, and intensely strange, possession mind bender, now has now a teaser trailer worthy of the experience. Tilman Singer's Luz, deftly straddles the line between genre and art-house, and it is sure...

APOSTLE: Netflix Debuts Key Art For Gareth Evans' Occult Thriller

On what is likely to be its only stop on the festival circuit Gareth Evans' occult thriller Apostle will have its world premiere at Fantastic Fest in September then will launch globally on Netflix on October 12, 2018.    The...

Fantasia 2018: Festival Adds Final-Minute Screening of Jonas Åkerlund's LORDS OF CHAOS

Oh Fantasia. You would not be the festival that we love so much if you did not add a coveted screening after the last of our team have left the city. Your festival director Mitch Davis was hinting at this...

Toronto 2018: IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, MOUTHPIECE, BURNING & More in Special Presentations

The Special Presentations section of TIFF is always a highlight, featuring a wide range of films from established directors, and this year looks to be no exception. The section will open with veteran Canadian director Patricia Rozema's Mouthpiece, adapted from...

Toronto 2018: HIGH LIFE, WIDOWS, LIFE ITSELF, FIRST MAN and More In Gala Screenings

The Toronto International Film Festival came crashing out of the gate with its first wave of title announcements. The festival is scheduled for September 6th - 16th, and already this magnificent corner of the best cinema is setting the bar...

Fantasia 2018 Awards: French Apocalyptic Flick DANS LA BRUME Takes Top Prize

As the Fantasia International Film Festival rolls along into its final week the competition categories have drawn to a close, the juries have made their decisions and it is time to dish out some awards.    Daniel Roby's Dans La...

Fantasia 2018: Created by Women and Arctic Chill Frontieres Pitches

Frontieres is an amazing, international co-production market and genre showcase of up-and-coming filmmakers and projects (and sometimes established professionals). It started out at Fantasia in Montreal, but has now spread to other locations in Brussels, Cannes, and Amsterdam. Sadly, I...

BiFan 2018: NAFF Awards Claimed by WORM and SOUL SEARCHING

Taking place just a few blocks away from the theaters screening the world's genre cinema delights in Bucheon, the Network of Asian Fantastic Film (NAFF) returned for its 11th edition to promote the global genre hits of tomorrow. In all,...

BiFan 2018: REVENGE & LAND OF HAPPINESS Claim Top Prizes

After ten days of hot days, long summer nights and endless genre treats in Bucheon, this year's BiFan finally drew to a close in late July. Earning this year's top award was Coralie Fargeat's acclaimed horror-thriller Revenge. Meanwhile Jung Min-kyu's...

New York Asian 2018 Interview: HIT THE NIGHT Director Jeong Ga-young on Twisting Tropes and Gender Roles

With the rising tide of feminism in South Korea, the fearless, flawed, funny, and fully-realised women of director/writer/actress Jeong Ga-young’s films feel right on time.  At the New York Asian Film Festival with her second feature, Hit the Night, Jeong...

New York Asian 2018 Interview: Hong Kong Action Legend Dante Lam and Producer Candy Leung Talk OPERATION RED SEA

The New York Asian Film Festival is celebrating a true Master of Action.  Director/producer/writer Dante Lam’s career spans Hong Kong’s Golden Age with films like Beast Cops, Twins Effect, Jiang Hu, through today with Beast Stalker, Unbeatable, and To The Fore....

Locarno 2018 Preview: The Largest Swiss Film Gathering Readies Smorgasbord of Arthouse Offerings

Locarno Film Festival unveils line-up for its 71st edition

KNUCKLEBALL: Raven Banner Acquires Canadian Thriller

Our friends at Raven Banner have just picked up the Canadian thriller Knuckleball. Michael Peterson`s film will have its Quebec Premiere at Fantasia on Saturday. Raven Banner plans a theatrical release this Fall followed by iTunes and VOD.    We...

Neuchatel 2018: Gaspar Noe's CLIMAX Takes Top Prize

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival drew its curtains on another year with its Closing Ceremony and the announcement of its awards. Legendary director David Cronenberg took the role of President of the Jury this year and so was able to...

Surprise, Muthafuka! Check Out The Fantastic Trailer For MEGA TIME SQUAD!

New Zealand scifi comedy Mega Time Squad will soon be taking a bow as part of the Fantasia Festival in Montreal and if the trailer for Tim Van Dammen's latest creation doesn't make your inner geek laugh until it pees...

ACUTE MISFORTUNE: Watch This Teaser Clip For Biographical Drama of Aussie Artist Adam Cullen

The world premiere of Thomas M. Wright's debut feature film Acute Misfortune, an adaptation of Erik Jensen's biography by the same name, is just around the corner. Set to premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August, Acute Misfortune...

Arrow Films FrightFest 2018: The NEW BLOOD Talent Search Returns!

It is worth metioning again and again. Few film communities give it their all to foster growth like the genre film community does. Sure, there is the business side of things, the opportunities to engage in the business of film...

BUYBUST: Erik Matti And Anne Curtis Give us All Out Action in New Teaser Trailer

Eric Matti made waves on the international scene with his crime thriller On The Job in 2013. Having added a couple more crime thrillers and some horror related content to his docket since then it looks like Matti is ready...