BEAUTY WATER Teaser: Say Goodbye to the Face You Know

An animated film from South Korea, Beauty Water sounds very intriguing, a notion that is amplified by a new teaser. Directed by Cho Kyung-hun, the film is described as follows: "In a society as obsessed with physical appearance as modern...

VANGUARD Trailer: Jackie Chan, Stanley Tong, Fast and Furious Gold

Optimistically scheduled to open in cinemas on 30 September in Asia, Vanguard sees director Stanley Tong teaming again with Jackie Chan for an action-adventure that looks like it happily walks the line between ridiculous and outrageously entertaining. Per the official...

Review: UTOPIA, Let Cynics Rejoice

John Cusack, Rainn Wilson and Sasha Lane star in the Americanized series, created by executive producer Gillian Flynn ('Gone Girl'), and streaming soon on Amazon Prime Video.

Now Streaming: AsianCrush Movies on YouTube

Watch teen drama 'So Young 2: Never Gone,' starring Liu Yifei ('Mulan'), now.

Jan Svankmajer's FAUST Opening in Virtual Cinemas

Pioneering Czech animator Jan Švankmajer has inspired devoted fans of his work around the world. And if your response to that statement is: "who?" it just shows that you haven't been introduced to any of his films yet. Now is...

Exclusive ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY: 4K RESTORATION COLLECTION Clip: Remembering FANDO Y LIS, A Great Scandal

Before he made El Topo and The Holy Mountain, Alejandro Jodorowsky made his feature directorial debut with Fando y Lis, which became "a great scandal," according to the filmmaker. In our exclusive clip from Alejandro Jodorowsky's 4K Restoration Collection, which...

Coming Soon on Criterion: AMORES PERROS, CRASH

'Symbiopsychotaxiplasm' and 'Mouchette' will also make their Blu-ray debuts in December 2020 from The Criterion Collection.

MONOCHROME: THE CHROMISM Trailer Bleeds Red

The eye-catching novelty of the trailer for Monochrome: The Chromism is that it's presented in black and white, but with color bleeding into the picture at specified points. Is that sufficient to sustain a narrative for its feature length? Probably...

Review: WEATHERING WITH YOU, Bringing Sunshine on a Dark Day

Shinkai Makoto's followup to the smash-hit 'Your Name' takes an even more fantastical approach to a coming-of-age tale.

Now Streaming: THE BLACK CAULDRON, Not Quite Rock Bottom

Directed by Ted Berman and Richard Rich, the animated film, now streaming on Disney Plus, finds the studio at a crossroads in the 1980s.

SCARE ME Trailer: You Better Listen to Aya Cash Tell a Story

You had me at Aya Cash as a successful horror writer. Aya Cash starred for multiple seasons in Stephen Falk's intoxicating and infuriating anti-romantic comic series You're the Worst and has more recently shown up in the action series The...

Toronto 2020: CITY HALL Trailer, Frederick Wiseman Documents Boston Problems, Possible Solutions

The great Frederick Wiseman makes documentaries that are restful yet restless, exploring big subjects that inevitably spiral and split into absorbing moments, capturing a time and place that may never be repeated or replicated. His latest, City Hall, recently enjoyed...

70s Rewind: THE BEAST MUST DIE, Declares Calvin Lockhart

Calvin Lockhart, Marlene Clark and Peter Cushing star in a British horror film from Amicus Productions and director Paul Annett.

THE TRIP: Noomi Rapace, Aksel Hennie Join Director Tommy Wirkola

Filmmaker Tommy Wirkola made his bones with the splatter horror-comedy Dead Snow (2009) and then helmed the consistently entertaining fantasy-action picture Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013). In between those two, he contributed his writing talents to the great Norwegian...

Fantastic Fest 2020: Virtual World Premieres, Curated Online Events Tantalize

The first edition of Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, US, was held in September 2005, and one or more members of our writing family have attended ever since. This year, however, the festival reluctantly canceled the event, though the official...

FREAKY Trailer: Vince Vaughn Body, Teen Girl Spirit

Nabbing attention with the promising horror flick Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014), writer/director Christopher Landon took a sharp turn toward the combination of ironic humor of horror with Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) and then hit it...

Sitges 2020: ANONYMOUS ANIMALS Trailer Presents New French Horror

Set to premiere at the Sitges International Film Festival next month, the first trailer for Anomymous Animals presents new French horror in a very dark light. (That's a good thing, by the way.) Written and directed by Baptiste Rouveure, the...

STEEL RAIN 2: SUMMIT Trailer: This Is My Submarine!

As if reality hasn't been sufficiently harrowing, especially over the past few months, Steel Rain 2: Summit proposes that the leaders of North Korea and South Korea meet with the leader of the United States to hammer out a proposal...

SHORTCUT Trailer: A Bus, A Mysterious Creature, 5 Kids

All you need to make a horror thriller is a bus, five kids, and a mysterious creature, according to a new trailer for Shortcut. The title resonates for horror fans, since we all know that taking a shortcut is a...

Trailer: REBECCA, With Ben Wheatley at the Helm, Looks Fab, Ghostly

Frankly, when I first saw news that a new version of Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca was on its way from Netflix, I rolled my eyes. 'They'll remake anything,' I thought, 'even a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock! How dare they!'...