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Frontieres 2022: First Wave of Titles Announced

Aw yeah, it's Frontières time once again. After spending the last two years participating in the co-production market virtually it will be with excitement and a little nervousness that we will return to Montreal to be among our peers. Not just...

THE SMOKE MASTER: Check Out This New Trailer and Poster For The Brazilian Stoner Action Comedy

Check out the brand new poster and trailer for the stoner comedy martial arts spectacular that is The Smoke Master.    Two brothers and a fistful of friends have to face the Chinese mafia three generations revenge. Counting on The...

Indiecan Entertainment Launches Genre Label, RED WATER ENTERTAINMENT

In case you missed it, Indiecan Entertainment announced that they were launching a genre label here in Canada called Red Water Entertainment. The goal is to bring more international genre cinema to audiences here in Canada. As international genre cinema...

Horrorant 2022: Filip Jan Rymsza And MOSQUITO STATE Take Home Top Honors

After a two year absence Horrorant was back in Athens, Greece, ready to feed the needs of its audience.    Over eleven days attendees got to catch up on some of the best offerings from the international genre community these...

Review: MEN, Alex Garland Descends Into Inscrutable Body Horror

A darling of the independent film circuit, Alex Garland’s latest mindfuck is his most confounding and inscrutable work yet. While Men is bound to spark conversations about male violence, toxic masculinity, and the fragile male ego from a large sector...

Exclusive: Altered Innocence Acquires Venice Title THE HOLE IN THE FENCE

Our friends at Altered Innocence have let us know that they have acquired the U.S. rights for Joaquín del Paso's thriller, The Hole in the Fence (El hoyo en la cerca).    The film promises to carry a Lord of...

Review: EMERGENCY, Much More Than One Crazy Night

There’s a moment in writer K.D. Dávila and director Carey Williams' (R+J) piercing, trenchant socio-political, feature-length adaptation of their award-winning Sundance Film Festival short, Emergency, where three big, tough-talking Black dudes drop all pretense of macho posturing once a drunk...

Criterion in August 2022 Brings Summer Heat: DADDY LONGLEGS, FROWNLAND, FAYA DAYI

With apologies to our friends in the Southern Hemisphere, the last thing I want to be doing in August is sweltering through another summer heatwave. The Criterion Collection to the rescue! Their August 2022 lineup is epic in its weirdness,...

John Woo's SILENT NIGHT Unveils Joel Kinnaman in First Look

Recently we got all giggly excited that John Woo will be reimagining his own classic, The Killer, for consumption via the Peacock streaming service. Now we're even more excited, if that's possible, to see the 'first look' image from "the...

Review: FIRESTARTER Fizzles

A family on the run, a little girl with immense powers she doesn’t understand and can barely control, and an evil covert organization desperate to harness the girl’s power for their own good. This is Firestarter, a new adaptation of...

Blu-ray Review: MISSISSIPPI MASALA, A Gorgeous Restoration of a Vibrant Romantic Drama

Romantic dramas are a bit too few and far between in recent years (at least good ones); have we become too cynical in the 21st century, has the burden of existence mean we too seldom scoff at those stories who...

Review: THE REVELATION Reveals An Emotionally Scarred, Scared, Scary Man

This April saw the return of the Amsterdamned Film Festival after two years of postponements and cancellations due to lock-downs. And what could be a better way to open such a long-missed event than with the world premiere of a...

RESURRECTION Teaser: Rebecca Hall Tears up Then Tears it up in Andrew Seman's Psychological Thriller

Andrew Seman’s psychological thriller Ressurection will be released by IFC Films in theaters and on-demand August 5th.    The teaser trailer was released yesterday and holy moly, does Rebecca Hall completely own this. Wow! It's going to play at Fantasia...

COUNTRY GOLD: First Teaser For Mickey Reece's Surreal Comedy

Mickey Reece's new film, Country Gold, will have its world permiere at Fantasia this Summer. The first teaser for his surreal comedy debuted yesterday. Check it out below.    Reece has become a favorite of ours with his two recent...

Shudder Acquires Award-Winning REVEALER After U.S. Premiere

Ah, good ol' Shudder. Swooping in, picking up titles shortly after their premieres, moving hot titles to their streaming service for everyone to see. It's for the greater good. Today they announced that they have picked up streaming rights for...

DEATH VALLEY Blu-ray Giveaway

We have three (3) copies of the action horror Death Valley to give away! Click to find out more!

THE REEF: STALKED: RLJE Films Dives Once Again Into Andrew Traucki's Shark Infested Waters

Yesterday RLJE Films, part of the AMC Networks family, announced that they acquired the rights for Andrew Traucki's The Reef: Stalked, sequel to his 2010 film, The Reef.    After her sister's murder, Nic, her younger sister and two friends...

DESTROY ALL NEIGHBORS: Shudder And RLJE Films Plan Day-And-Date Release of Josh Forbes' Genre Comedy

Shudder and RLJE Films, part of the AMC Networks family, have announced that they have boarded Josh Forbes' genre comedy, Destroy All Neighbors. They will simultaneously release the film on Shudder and in cinemas in 2023.    Struggling prog-rock musician...

Review: THE INNOCENTS, Beware, Children at Play

It can often be difficult to know when to trust a child; on one hand, we want to believe that children are innocent and good, and will tell us the truth. On the other, I've known plenty of children who...

WHAT THE WATERS LEFT BEHIND: SCARS Exclusive: Your First Look at The Poster And Key Stills

We have your first look at the poster and key stills from Nicolas Onetti's sequel to his 2017 horror flick