Festivals: Sitges

Sitges 2021 Review: BIENVENIDOS AL INFIERNO

Lucia lives with her mute grandmother, her abuela, at their remote home in the forest. Lucia has left a dangerous relationship with Monk, the lead singer of a satanic death metal band. Further to this toxic relationship is that she...

Sitges 2021: Carlos Saura Honored, Audience Awards Announced

Sitges drew to a close yesterday and while we still have a trio of reviews still in the works the audience chimed in with their own thoughts.    Camille Griffin's debut the comedy horror Silent Night won the Audience Award...

Sitges 2021 Méliès d'Or Awards: Prano Bailey-Bond's CENSOR Wins Best European Film

To European filmmakers few awards are as important in the genre community as the Méliès d’Or Awards. Tonight, Sitges hosted the Méliès d'Or awards ceremony and rewarded Prano Bailey-Bond's Censor the Best European Feature Film award, the Méliès d'Or . ...

Sitges 2021: LAMB, AFTER BLUE And Justin Kurzel Among Top Honors

It's awards time at Sitges as the festival nears its end. The Méliès d'Or awards are just a half hour away and the festival has handed out its awards last night.    Valdimar Johánnsson's Lamb has won for best feature...

Sitges 2021 Review: BELLE

At this stage of his career, I think it's pretty safe to say that Mamoru Hosoda has firmly established himself as one of the best contemporary Japanese animation directors. And he's also no stranger at Sitges, where he has won...

EL PÁRAMO (The Beast) Teaser: Flatlands Horror in David Casademunt's Debut

Lucia and her son live far from society in a flat area where there is almost no life. The small family unit formed by mother and son receives hardly any visitors, and their goal is to develop a peaceful existence....

THE BLAZING WORLD: Dermot Mulroney Has a Fire Inside in Exclusive Clip

Decades after the accidental drowning of her twin sister, a self-destructive young woman (Carlson Young) returns to her family home, finding herself drawn to an alternate dimension where her sister may still be alive. Through an epic journey down the...

THE PASSENGER (La pasajera): Level K Hitches a Ride For Sales Rights

“The Passenger” follows a group of strangers on a road trip who get abruptly interrupted when their van accidentally hits a female hiker in the middle of the night. They decide to take her to the hospital but soon understand...

Sitges 2021: Sitges Online Pitchbox Announces Selected Projects

One of the more exclusive co-production markets on the circuit is Sitges' Pitchbox. Exclusive in the sense that only a very small number of projects, six, are invited to participate in the feature film program. Pitchbox runs during Sitges and...

LA PASAJERA (THE PASSENGER): Teaser For The Spanish Rideshare Horror is Here

A shared van in which a man and three women travel runs over a tourist who is walking in the dark on a secondary road. After putting her in the vehicle to take her to the nearest hospital, they begin...

Sitges 2021: Mamoru Hosoda, Carlos Saura and Belén Rueda This Year's Grand Honorary Award Winners

The festival draws near and more news comes our way in the manner of awards given out by the festival. Directors Mamoru Hosoda and Carlos Saura, and actress Belén Rueda, will receive the Grand Honorary Award at the festival. Hosoda is...

WITCH HUNT Official Trailer: In Theaters, On Demand and Digital on October 1st

In a modern America where magic is real and witches are persecuted by US authorities, teenager Claire and her family are part of an intricate network that helps these women escape across the border to seek asylum in Mexico. However,...

Sitges 2021: TITANE And THE TRIP Among Latest Additions

And the hits just keep on coming. This morning the famed genre festival, Sitges, made an announcement of more additions to the lineup of the 54th edition of the festival taking place next month in Catalonia, Spain.    The much...

Sitges 2021: Two More Spanish Films Join The Lineup

As the Sitges Film Festival draws ever closer more films are being announced for this year's lineup. Today we got word that two more Spanish films have joined the roster.    David Casademunt's feature debut, El páramo, will have its world premiere...

Sitges 2021: Ana Lily Amirpour's MONA LISA AND THE BLOOD MOON to Open The Festival

If we may, for a moment, turn our attention to Sitges over in Spain. The famed genre festival will celebrate it’s 54th edition this October. That is quite a lot. Earlier today the festival announced that Ana Lily Amirpour’s new...

Sitges Online Pitchbox: Submissions For Film And Series Open Now

Submission are now open for Sitges Online Pitchbox, an important co-production destination in Europe. Small in size, the program only takes in five international film projects, so only the best of the best get to make their pitch at this...

WHAT THE WATER LEFT BEHIND: SCARS: Co-pro Deal Made, Filming Gets Underway This September

A co-production deal was struck between Rome-based Minerva Pictures and the New Zealander/Argentinian based production company, Black Mandala Films. The two companies will co-produce the horror slasher movie What the Waters Left Behind: Scars, sequel to the first film from...

PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN Giveaway: Win a Blu-ray of The Smash Hit Comedy Horror Sci-fi

No better way to start a Tuesday than to give away Blu-rays of Steve Kostanski's hit comedy horror sci-fi PG: Psycho Goreman. Our friends at RLJE Films, part of the AMC Network, have given us two (2) Blu-rays to give...

LUCKY: Watch The Trailer For Natasha Kermani's Awesome Slasher Thriller, See it on Shudder March 4th

Natasha Kermani's unique take on the slasher genre, Lucky, will be available on Shudder next week, March 4th. A trailer was released to lead into the release. Check it out below.    Kermani's terrific slasher thriller was written by her...

The Great Festival Rebound of 2020: Let The Anarchists Speak

We are not at Sundance right now. However, we do have Anarchists who are covering the festival lineup. IFF Rotterdam started today and we won't be there either. But, we do have an Anarchist all raring to go and cover...