Trailer: Slasher Meets The Arcade In Ashwin Saravanan's GAME OVER

Over the last few years, India's regional film industries have been kicking out genre movies left and right. While the vast majority of these are crime stories, the Tamil language industry has really latched onto horror as a surefire way...

Review: DIAMANTINO, The Charming, Surreal, Journey Into the Life of a Man

Imagine you are the world's greatest soccer player. You create art with the way you move your feet, the way you touch the ball; it's like a dance that inspires tears of joy in the eyes of anyone who watches...

Cannes 2019 Review: In DOGS DON'T WEAR PANTS, There's No Wrong Way To Grieve

Everyone grieves loss in their own way, and sometimes finding the way that works for you can be a journey of self-discovery. Sometimes we discover things about ourselves that we never even knew, often these realizations can be terrifying and...

Cannes 2019 Review: A Thief Attempts To Recover His Booty In THE UNKNOWN SAINT

A thief speeds furtively across the Moroccan desert as the police close in on him. Spotting an isolated hill topped by a lonely tree, he stops to bury a bag full of money under its branches. An ideal spot, he...

Cannes 2019: DOGS DON'T WEAR PANTS First Poster & NSFW Clips For This S&M Drama

One of the most exciting selections in this year's Cannes Directors' Fortnight is Finnish filmmaker Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää's tale of catharsis and bondage, Dogs Don't Wear Pants. This third film from Valkeapää tells the story of a man (Pekka Strang as...

10th London Indian Film Festival Announces Full Lineup. THE MAN WHO FEELS NO PAIN, ARTICLE 15, REASON, And More

The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary this June and July with a droolworthy festival lineup featuring many of the best Indian films of the year across five UK cities. Among the highlights are the world...

Review: JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM, An Exhilarating Exercise In Violence As Art

I'll be the first to admit that I was among the minority who felt a little let down by the second part of the John Wick saga. At the time, I was a bit underwhelmed by the series' decision to...

Now on Blu-ray: PRINCESS MONONOKE Collector's Edition Celebrates Ghibli's Breakthrough In The US

By 1999, Miyazaki Hayao was no longer an unknown quantity in the United States to fans of animation. Studio Ghibli's films had been distributed and released in the US for at least a decade, some to siginificant critical acclaim, however...

Fifth Annual DFW South Asian Film Festival Reveals Lineup. SIR, MAN WHO FEELS NO PAIN, HAMID, and More

The fifth annual DFW South Asian Film Festival (DFW SAFF) unveiled its 2019 film lineup recently, and it includes some of the regions finest films of 2018-19. The festival takes place from May 16th through the 19th, mostly at the...

Umberto Lenzi's THE TOUGH ONES To Make Its Blu Debut From Grindhouse Releasing July 9th

They may not be terribly prolific, but when Grindhouse Releasing announces a new release, it's definitely worthwhile to listen up. Grindhouse, purveyors of quality horror and exploitation cinema since the late '90s, have recently announced that they've completed a 4k...

Review: POKÉMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU, Big Budget Fan Service That Will Confound N00bz

I'm getting (slightly) too old for this shit. I graduated from high school in 1997, a few years before Poké-Mania swept North America and ultimately became one of Japan's most popular cultural exports. Pokémon, the brainchild of Tajiri Satoshi, in...

Oak Cliff Film Festival Drops 2019 Lineup Including GREENER GRASS, SATANIC PANIC, KNIVES AND SKIN And More

The Oak Cliff Film Festival, the southwest's most indiosyncratic smorgasbord of arthouse mania, is back in 2019 with another killer lineup of the best off-kilter films of the year. In this, it's eighth year, OCFF continues to brings big festival...

Tribeca 2019 Review: AAMIS (RAVENING), A Forbidden Romance Consumes Star-Crossed Lovers

Set in the far northeastern Indian state of Assam, Bhaskar Hazarika's sophomore feature Aamis (Ravening) is a film unlike anything you've ever seen. A forbidden love story between a man and a woman separated by perhaps a dozen years, several...

It's Going To Be A Scorching Summer With Arrow Video's July Titles

Arrow Video's July announcements are here, and there are more than a few welcome surprises! With seven total releases during the month, there are several high profile classic '80s comedies in the mix that, frankly, I did not see coming....

Indie Meme 2019 Review: KAAMYAAB (ROUND FIGURE), A Charming Story Of Passion Rediscovered

There is something tremendously gratifying about a nice round number. It feels like an accomplishment in a way that satisfies humanity's desire for order. So, when retired character actor Sudheer (Sanjai Mishra) discovers during a "where are they now?" type...

Tribeca 2019 Preview: Raising the Curtain on the Rest of the Program

Yesterday we took a look at the competitions at this year's Tribeca Film Fest. Ahead of the festival's kick off tonight -- with the world premiere of Harlem theater docu The Apollo -- we are touring the rest of the...

Japanese Cult Hit ONE CUT OF THE DEAD Comes To Hollywood, But Not How You Think

Ueda Shinichiro's One Cut of the Dead made headlines throughout the film world with its staggering festival run and its amazingly profitable cinema run in Japan where it ended up earning back over one thousand times its produciton budget in...

Tribeca 2019 Preview: Across the Competitions

NYC's big indie festival the Tribeca Film Fest kicks off tomorrow. It's another solid lineup of features (plus TV, plus VR, plus talks) and we've been poring over the catalog looking for the special gems. The festival runs three competitions:...

Tribeca 2019 Interview: AAMIS (RAVENING) Director Bhaskar Hazarika On Making Transgressive Cinema In Regressive India

One of the most exciting world premieres taking place at this year's Tribeca Film Festival in New York is Assamese director Bhaskar Hazarika's sophomore feature, Aamis (Ravening). Hazarika previously made a huge impression with his folk horror anthology Kothanodi (River...

EXCLUSIVE: Nina Menkes' QUEEN OF DIAMONDS Restoration Gets A New Trailer From Arbelos

A new distributor on the block is making big waves with their acquisition and restorations of classic film from around the world. From the ashes of Cinelicious Pics has risen Arbelos, who've already worked on stunning restorations of Dennis Hopper's...