Tribeca 2019: Poster Debut for Mexican Thriller THE GASOLINE THIEVES (HUACHICOLERO)

One of our most anticipated movies at the upcoming Tribeca Film Fest is Edgar Nito's thriller The Gasoline Thieves (aka Huachicolero). With the producing power of Joshua Sobel, Tom Davia, Annick Manhert, Pablo Guisa, Hugues Barbier, Victor Leycegui, and Mario...

Seattle 2019 to Kick Off with Lynn Shelton's SWORD OF TRUST

The massive Seattle International Film Festival will run this year from May 16 to June 9 and the good people at SIFF have just announced the movie that will kick it all off. That movie is Seattle-native Lynn Shelton's SXSW-premiering...

Hey LA! Want to See HEATHERS at the Ace with Vidiots?

Hey Los Angeles! Our good friends at Vidiots are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Daniel Waters and Michael Lehmann classic Heathers with a screening at the Ace Theatre on Thursday April 18th at 8pm. The screening will be followed...

SXSW 2019 Dispatch: A New Batch of Hot VR

Always an interesting place for the convergence of tech and entertainment, SXSW unveiled a new crop of VR experiences this week. Along with the four pieces we covered at Sundance (Gloomy Eyes, Mechanical Souls, Four Feet Blind Date, Runnin'), there...

SXSW 2019 Dispatch: Let's Look at a Few Great Shorts

It's a damn shame how few shorts the typical fest-goer typically sees at a given festival due to running all over to features and events. So it's a bit counter-intuitive that at a festival so jam-packed with events and "activations,"...

SXSW 2019 Preview: A Close Up on Midnight and Visions

Yesterday we raised the curtain on the 2019 edition of SXSW with previews from across the program. Notably missing were movies in the Midnight and Visions programs from our writers on the ground. Take it away!...

SXSW 2019 Preview: Screen Anarchy Writers Raise the Curtain

The big Austin festival of movies, beer, movies, tech weirdos, movies, bbq, movies, hipster musicians, and movies is about to kick off again tomorrow. Our svelte but nimble team on the ground has culled through the massive listings and has...

Tribeca 2019 Full Lineup Hits

It has already been announced that Roger Ross Williams's (of Life, Animated and God Loves Uganda fame) will be opening NYC's Tribeca Film Festival 2019 edition with his latest doc The Apollo about the eponymous Harlem theater. Today comes the...

Sundance 2019 Dispatch: New Frontier Continues to Impress with VR, AR, and More

While the hype cycle of VR may have us well into the trough of disillusionment awaiting the next big hardware revolution, those on the content and artistic side of things continue to pump out cool projects. Sundance's New Frontier is...

Sundance 2019: Exclusive Trailer for VR Experience EMERGENCE

Created by Universal Everything and presented by Within, Emergence is not your typical VR experience. In the experience (which is a companion piece to the museum exhibition Fluid Bodies at the Borusan Contemporary in Istanbul) you hover above as thousands...

Sundance 2019 Preview: Premieres, Next, and Spotlight

It's here at last! The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today in Park City, Utah. We've already toured the US Dramatic and World Dramatic competitions, the Midnight section, and the documentaries playing across the programs. We finish things off with...

Sundance 2019: VR Trailblazers Fable Relaunching with New Focus on Virtual Beings

This one is pretty interesting. Last year we were excited about the first teaser episode of VR content studio Fable's Wolves in the Wall. Aside from the beautiful animation and promise of its Neil Gaiman story, the interaction with the...

Sundance 2019 Preview: Documentaries

So far we've taken a tour of the US & World Dramatic competitions and the Midnighters. Our Sundance 2019 preview series continues today ahead of tomorrow's festival kickoff with a look at the non-fiction films playing across the multiple documentary...

Sundance 2019 Preview: All the Midnighters

Our Sundance Film Fest preview series continues today with a tour of each and every film playing in the Midnight section. Thumb back to yesterday to see a few of the highlights in the US Dramatic & World Dramatic Competitions....

Sundance 2019 Preview: The Dramatic Competitions

It's Sundance time again with the snowy nexus of the indie film industry kicking off on Thursday. We've got our customary set of previews coming over the next few days. We'll start things off by shining a spotlight on a...

Overlook 2019 Heads Back to the French Quarter

The third official edition of the Overlook Film Festival (f/k/a Stanley) is once again taking over New Orleans' French Quarter with all kinds of horror and mayhem. This year's fest will take place from May 30 to June 2 and...

Sundance 2019: Whopping 112 Features Announced In One Fell Swoop

Piecemeal be damned! Sundance has announced an overwhelming 112 feature films for their 2019 festival coming up on January 24. Why all at once, you ask? Well because that way they can spit out all these impressive stats: For the...

Dark Corner Announces All New VR Horror Just in Time for Halloween

It's that creepy time of year again and while the world of VR narratives are still struggling to gain a foothold outside of the festival world, the horror slice of the VR narrative pie is looking pretty encouraging. Leading the...

Toronto 2018 Wrap: All Our Reviews & Coverage

Don't touch the cube! Things are long done at TIFF but we wanted to round up all our reviews and coverage in one place for easy access. We hope you enjoyed the fest, whether on the streets of Toronto, or...

Toronto 2018 Dispatch: Chinese Costume Actioners SHADOW and LEGEND OF THE DEMON CAT are Two Sides of the Same Coin

There's no doubting the stature of Chinese master directors Zhang Yimou and Chen Kaige. These two stalwarts of the Fifith Generation of Chinese filmmakers burst onto the cinematic landscape with 20th century-set films Red Sorghum and Farewell My Concubine respectively. But arguably...