Trailer: THE UNKNOWN MAN OF SHANDIGOR, Long Unseen Cold War Oddity, Gets 4K Restoration From Deaf Crocodile

One of the great joys of being a film fan is that the well of undiscovered or long-forgotten gems is virtually unending. It's the privilege of adventurous distributors to uncover these wonderfully unique time capsules, and this is a job...

Review: GAIA, Not Quite Sinister, Definitely Not Friendly

Monique Rockman, Carel Nel and Alex van Dyk star in a horror film from South Africa, directed by Jaco Bouwer.

Trailer: Gonzo Takashi Miike Is Back With THE GREAT YOKAI WAR: GUARDIANS!

It's been a while since we've seen the crazy side of legendary Japanese director, Takashi Miike. While he has slowed down his absurdly prolific pace a bit over the last decade, it's always nice to see a bit of the...

2021 Chattanooga Film Fest Announces Full (Virtual) Lineup Of Features, Docs, & Amazing Events!

The Chattanooga Film Festival is back in just a couple of weeks, and this version, just like their last, is set to be all virtual. However, that hasn't stopped them from creating an impressively stacked lineup of features, documentaries, and...

The Spice Flows Through Arrow Video: DUNE 4K UHD Leads A Busy August Lineup

Another year, another paycheck whisked away by Arrow Video's prodigious lineup. This August the cult home video juggernaut takes no pity on collector's with a robust slate that includes David Lynch's Dune (UK/US/CAN) in 4K UHD, Adam Rehmeier's Dinner in America...

2021 London Indian Film Festival Announces Sprawling Lineup for June/July Event

The 12th annual Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival has announced the lineup of events for its 2021 edition, and it looks fantastic. With films from festival favorites like A'hr from Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, current darlings like Pebbles from V.S....

The World Premiere of SCENES FROM AN EMPTY CHURCH Kicks Off The 2021 Chattanooga Film Festival's Second Virtual Edition

A year ago this month, as the world was settling into what would turn out to be a longer than expected pandemic nap, the future of film festivals was definitely in question. That's when the Chattanooga Film Festival stepped up...

Coming This Summer: THE TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE Gets A 4K UHD Upgrade From Shout! Factory

Beginning this August, The Transformers: The Movie is getting a 4K UHD facelift from Shout! Factory in a pair of new releases sourced from newly struck transfers and featuring brand new supplements. The film holds a special place in the...

Review: BENNY LOVES YOU, Hell Hath No Fury Like This Rag Doll Scorned

A delightfully daft microbudget slapstick gem, Karl Holt's Benny Loves You is a raucous toy-gone-wild portrait of a man desperately fighting to grow up is a ton of fun. Largely stuck together with tape scraps and chewing gum, Holt's feature...

Summer Is Heating Up With Arrow Video This July: TRUE ROMANCE & CAT O'NINE TAILS UHD, DAIMAJIN, Classic Westerns & THRESHOLD

Another month, another bumper crop of Arrow Video releases. This July things are going to get very expensive for film fans with several must-own editions of classic and contemporary films for collectors on both sides of the Atlantic. First of...

Arrow Video Brings Argento's Debut To UHD, Italian Crime Films, MAJOR DUNDEE, THE STYLIST, & Classic Masamura To Blu This June.

Dario Argento's stunning debut, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, flies onto 4K UHD for the first time through Arrow Video, and that's only the beginning! Also coming this summer is an incredible box set of Italian crime films called...

Review: VIOLATION, An Absolute Stunner

Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli wrote and directed a provocative horror drama, now streaming on Shudder.

SXSW 2021 Review: JAKOB'S WIFE, Keeping This Marriage Together Is Going To Be The Death Of Them

As anyone who has ever taken the plunge can attest to, keeping a marriage together is no simple task. The routines that comfort us in the beginning can start to feel like ruts after a while, and it is very...

SXSW 2021 Review: THE SPINE OF NIGHT's Fantasy Revels In Rotoscoped Gory Glory

We live in a heyday of adult animation on television, but when it comes to feature length films, it's been a bit more sparse over the last couple of decades. Apart from brutally raunchy fare like the South Park film...

SXSW 2021 Review: OFFSEASON, Eldritch Horrors Meet Silent Hill Gameplay In This Effective Diversion

After receiving a mysterious letter, a woman travels to her family's remote ancestral home somewhere in New England and finds herself trapped by an ancient force in Mickey Keating's latest mumblegore effort, Offseason. A kind of Eldritch-esque survival horror that...

SXSW 2021 Review: Pull Up A Chair For THE FEAST, A Superb Welsh Folk Horror

Set at an ostentatious estate nestled garishly upon the lush green landscapes of rural Wales, director Lee Haven Jones makes his feature directing debut with the astonishingly elegant eco/folk/revenge horror film, The Feast (Gwledd). The family of a politician are...

SXSW 2021 Review: GAIA, Mother Earth Will Have Her Revenge In This South African Eco-Horror

A forest ranger plunges deep into the jungle on a routine observation mission and finds herself face to face with a pair of unkempt survivalists teetering on what seems to be the edge of paranoid madness in South African director...

SXSW 2021 Review: WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED: A HISTORY OF FOLK HORROR, An Expansive Examination Of An Evergreen Subgenre

An epic and sprawling investigation, dissection, and contextualization of the cultural impact of folk horror in cinema, first-time feature director Kier-La Janisse's Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror is an outstanding achievement in the academic treatment...

SXSW 2021 Review: BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION, A Compelling Conspiracy Thriller Can't Quite Stick the Landing

There's something about the unexplained and seemingly unexplainable that can turn the most rational person into a conspiracy theorist when they start to look too closely at details that were never meant to be put under a microscope. In Jacob...

SXSW 2021 Virtual Fest Preview

The virtual edition of the SXSW Film Festival, aka SXSW Online, kicks off tomorrow, March 16, and runs five short days until Saturday March 20. With fewer days to watch movies, the total list of films is cut down quite...