THE RAID And JOHN WICK Veterans Join Indonesian Superhero Series With SATRIA DEWA: GATOTKACA

Martial arts fans take note: Production has launched on the first in a proposed eight film series based on the Indonesian comic book series Satria Dewa. And not only will there be a whole lot of hand to hand combat...

THE RAID And JOHN WICK Veterans Join Indonesian Superhero Series With SATRIA DEWA: GATOTKACA

Martial arts fans take note: Production has launched on the first in a proposed eight film series based on the Indonesian comic book series Satria Dewa. And not only will there be a whole lot of hand to hand combat...

Watch Nicanor Loreti's New Short Film PINBALL Now!

Argentina's Nicanor Loreti has long been one of the loudest and proudest voices in Latin American genre cinema. While his filmography is peppered with the broad comedies that actually pay his bills, Loreti's first love has always been genre and...

Scott Adkins Breaks Down THE ART OF ACTION

Well, hot damn, here's a little something to delight fans of action cinema: Making very, very good use of his time during lockdown, veteran (and much loved) screen fighter and actor Scott Adkins has launched a series of lengthy video...

The Universe Is A Very Strange Place In Manuel Arija's ULTRAINNOCENCE

It's been a little while since we've heard from Spanish oddball auteur Manuel Arija but - yes, oh, yes - it's been worth the wait. Arija has been quiet since first making waves here and on the international festival circuit...

HEKS: Watch The Trailer For Reine Swart's South African Horror

South African actress turned director Reine Swart makes her feature directorial debut with upcoming horror film Heks. With a story tapping in to black magic a first trailer has just arrived as the film comes to the end of post...

BLOOD MACHINES Hits Shudder May 21, Original Score Available Now!

It's been a long time coming, kids, but Seth Ickerman's cosmic opera Blood Machines is almost here! Not only has a brand new trailer arrived confirming their May 21 release date on Shudder but the original score from Carpenter Brut...

Japan's Skip City Festival Shifts Dates, Announces Call For Entries!

One of the world's oldest festivals focusing on digital cinema, Japan's Skip City enters its 17th year in 2020. And they want to see your film! The festival is moving away from their normal summer dates this year to avoid...

A Cow's Udder Will Explode If Unmilked And Other Wisdom Contained In OLD MAN FILM Trailer

An unmilked cow is a loaded weapon. This appears to be the general point of bizarro Estonian stop motion animation Vanamehe Film (Old Man Film) from Bad Hair director Oskar Lehemaa. Words struggle to summarize this one so, seriously, just...

Kimo Samboel Introduces THE QUEEN OF BLACK MAGIC

Well, hello there, Asian horror fans, have we got a little something for you ... If a film titled The Queen Of Black Magic isn't enough to get your attention on it's own, how about this: Kimo Stamboel - who...

THE LEGEND OF BARON TO'A: It's Like Chow Meets Waititi In All-Islander Wrestling Smackdown!

Yep, it puts a lot of weight on Kiel McNaughton's upcoming action-comedy The Legend Of Baron To'a to start off by comparing it to the work of Stephen Chow and Taika Waititi, but hey ... when you take a cast...

Poster And Images From Marc Carrete's EL ESPIRITISTA

Asmodexia director Marc Carrete has been in these pages many times over the years and he's back again with his latest project, El Espiritista. Set in 1950's Spain the film follows a spiritist photographer who travels to a small town...

SPUTNIK: Fabulously Creepy Trailer For Egor Abramenko's SciFi Horror Delights

Hands up, everyone who delights in the squirming unease delivered by Ridley Scott's iconic scifi horror Alien. That's pretty much all of us, yeah? And while I hesitate to make assumptions I'm quite certain that Russian director Egor Abramenko's hand...

MOTEL ACACIA Must Feed The Demon Bed. Take A Look At The Trailer And Poster.

Director Bradley Liew draws heavily on ancient folklore and current geopolitics for his upcoming effort Motel Acacia. Liew weds elements from Filipino folklore with a take on the immigrant experience that could be ripped from current headlines and with the...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DURI: Watch Matt Halsall's Engrossing Short Now

Writer-director Matt Halsall has appeared in these pages before, the Korean based director having turned out a number of striking short films in the past. And while Halsall's focus in recent days has been on developing a slate of feature...

Watch The Striking Trailer For African Survival Tale THE STORY OF RACHEL DE BEER

Following his acclaimed short film work, South African director Matthys Boshoff makes his feature debut with upcoming period drama The Story Of Rachel de Beer. Adapted from a best selling Afrikaans language novel by Brett Michael Innes - himself and...

THE GIRL WITH NO MOUTH: Watch The Trailer For Can Evrenol's Dark Fable

Baskin director Can Evrenol will soon be hitting the festival circuit with his latest offering, The Girl With No Mouth, and those hoping for a little taste of the dark fable now get their wish with the arrival of a...

Jorge Olguin Invites You To Enter LA CASA

Chilean director Jorge Olguin has long been one of that nation's leading lights when it comes to genre film and he'll be returning to screens locally in January with his latest offering La Casa (The House). And, yep, if you...

Take A First Look At The Poster For Mattie Do's THE LONG WALK

Everyone needs a bit of death, time travel and ghosts in their life, right? Well, Laotian filmmaker Mattie Do certainly does and she's delivered just that with her third feature, The Long Walk, and with the film about to embark...

Japan's Skip City Announces Festival Winners

The 16th edition of Japan's Skip City has come to an end with winners announced in both their international and Japanese film competitions. The international jury - led by the iconic Miike Takashi - gave the highest prize to Mats...