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Tribeca 2024 Review: SHE LOVED BLOSSOMS MORE, A Elegiac Paean To Loss And Memory

An elegiac past seeks resurrection even though it has never really left in Yannis Veslemes’s (Norway) latest directorial feature, She Loved Blossoms More, premiering at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Opening with a bit of a rambling dialogue over...

Zlín 2024 Review: SKUNK Offers Brutal Adolescent Saga

Director Koen Mortier ('Ex-Drummer') dives into the harrowing reality of adolescent abuse and resilience, offering a stark, unflinching look at a system that perpetuates trauma.

Brooklyn 2024 Review: OVID, NEW YORK, One of a Kind Cinematic Experience

Directed by Vito A. Rowlands, it's truly a unique film and one-of-a-kind viewing experience.

KILL Official Trailer: This Brutal Indian Action Flick is Coming Fast!

Watch the official trailer for the brutal and bloody action from India. Coming the theaters on July 4th.

LOVE LIES BLEEDING and TWILIGHT OF THE WARRIORS Bookend 28th BiFan, Festival to Launch AI Film Competition

This year's Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) in Korea will open with Rose Glass' acclaimed romantic neo-noir thriller Love Lies Bleeding, while Soi Cheang's Cannes-premiered Hong Kong action-drama Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In will serve as the closing...

DISFORIA: Filming Wraps on Debut Spanish Horror From Christopher Cartagena

Anything Spanish language catches my eye, so when news that an upcoming psychological horror flick from Spain came across my desk I knew I had to share it with you. Disforia, the debut feature film from Christopher Cartagena, wrapped filming and...

Tribeca 2024 Review: SEARCHING FOR AMANI Finds Itself in a Turf War Between Kenyan Farmers and Pastoralists

Questionable directorial influences undermine a nonfiction feature, directed by Nicole Gormley and Debra Aroko.

Frontières 2024: Official Market Selection Announced

There ain't no week like market week at Fantasia. Our friends at Frontières have just announced the official market selection for this year's co-production market which runs from July 24th through the 27th.    This year's selection included new projects...

Tribeca 2024 Review: RESTLESS, Don't Be a Menace to the Lady Next Door

Nicky (Lyndsey Marshal) just wants to sleep. Well, actually at first Nicky just wants to come home after work, bake some cakes, watch some billiards on TV and snuggle with her cat. What Nicky doesn’t want, or love, is her...

Tribeca 2024 Review: FIREBRAND, Feminist History Revision with Good Heart and Too Much Effort

Jude Law and Alicia Vikander star in Karim Ainouz's period drama.

Tribeca 2024 Review: THE WEEKEND, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

The horror of introducing a new partner to one’s family is a very real thing. We all have skeletons in our closets; embarrassing relatives, trepidation about showing someone where we come from, rituals and traditions that we only realize are...

GIRLFIGHT Blu-ray Review: Rage Harnessed and Powerful

It's easy to get blasé about dramas that follow an individual as they learn a new sport/activity that becomes the centre of their world, giving their life deeper meaning; it's a common enough trope through cinema. But if you can...

SKIP CITY 2024: Takeshi Kushida's ACTING FOR BEGINNERS to Open Festival

Our friends at Skip CIty International D-Cinema Festival are celebrating their 21st anniversary this year. Starting back in 2004 the festival is located in Kawaguchi City, Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo.    This year the festival is hosting a hybrid edition...

Tribeca 2024 Review: HUNTERS ON A WHITE FIELD, Trapped in Their Own Toxic Masculinity

Ardalan Esmaili, Magnus Krepper, and Jens Hultén star in the Swedish psychological thriller, directed by Sarah Gyllenstierna.

Tribeca 2024 Review: PIROPOLIS, Devastating Fires Start With a Single Spark

Nicholas Medina's documentary follows a volunteer fire brigade in the port city of Valparaiso, Chile.

Tribeca 2024 Review: THE FRESHLY CUT GRASS, Quietly Assured Mutual Destruction

Marina de Tavira, Joaquín Furriel, Emanuel Parga and Verónica Gerez star in director Celina Murga's finely-tuned drama.

Tribeca 2024 Review: THE DAMNED, Chilling Historical Horror (Pun Intended)

Odessa Young and Joe Cole star in an atmospheric horror thriller, directed by Thordur Palsson.

FICUNAM 2024: Harmony Korine's AGGRO DR1FT, Víctor Erice's CLOSE YOUR EYES Among Highlights of the Program

Everything is ready for the 14th edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine UNAM (FICUNAM), which will take place from June 13 to 20 in Mexico City. As part of the Atlas section, we will finally be able to see...

UNDER PARIS Review: Save the Shark! (Before She Eats Anyone Else.) (Oops, Too Late.)

Xavier Gens directs Berenice Bejo and Nassim Lyes in a riotously unglued, 'police vs. shark(s)' action-thriller. Now streaming on Netflix.

Fantasia 2024: Second Wave Announced, BOOKWORM to Open The Fest

The second wave of titles have just been announced for this year's edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival and of course there are some doozies in the mix.    First off, Ant Timpson's Bookworm, starring Elijah Wood and Nell...