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Black Fawn Distribution Releasing Killer HARPOON Blacklist Series Set in February

Rob Grant's killer horror flick Harpoon is getting quite the luxery treatment for its Canadian Bluray and DVD release next month.    When maladjusted Jonah (Munro Chambers) is attacked by his hot-headed best friend Richard (Christopher Gray) - who believes...

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

Our apologies to our friends from the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival. Some crossed wires at our end resulted in a double posting, double deleting (After you. No, after you. I insist, after you. But you were here first. No,...

Horrorant 2020: The Grim Reaper Graces The Poster For The 7th Edition

Our friends at the Horrorant Film Festival in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece, are busy preparing for their 7th annual genre film festival. In the meantime, this year's poster is ready for the big reveal.    Created by Nick Coolaftakis it...

Fantaspoa 2020: Deadline For Submissions to Brazil Genre Fest is January 31st

A reminder that our friends at Fantaspoa are accepting submissions for their 16th annual event until the end of the month, January 31st. That's only eleven days left. The sixteenth edition (last year's poster used left) of Fantaspoa will take...

Review: THOSE WHO REMAINED, A Lyrical Holocaust Drama, Spared of Graphic Violence

Debuting Hungarian director Barnabás Tóth approaches the topic of Holocaust survival from a less bloody angle, without depreciating the severity of WWII events.

Now Streaming: FOUR HANDS, Exacting Vengeance Swirls Out of Control

Frida-Lovisa Hamann and Friederike Becht star in writer/director Oliver Kienle's tricky psychological thriller.

BIRD BOX's Eric Heisserer to Produce English-Language Version of Paraguayan Thriller MORGUE

Deadline reported yesterday that Bird Box writer Eric Heisserer will produce an English-language version of Hugo Cardozo's Paraguayan thriller Morgue. The writer of other faves like sci-fi thriller Arrival and horror flick Lights Out will produce under his Chronology banner.  ...

GUNS AKIMBO Trailer: Goddess Help Him If He Needs to Urinate

Admit it. That's the first thing you would think about when you heard that a guy gets guns bolted to his hands. Never mind putting on clothes, opening doors, pulling anything out of your pockets. I expect especially for anyone...

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival Unveils Poster For 20th Edition

The 20th edition of the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) in Switzerland is coming up this July.    As the sole Swiss event dedicated to the cinema of the imagination, the NIFFF has over the past two decades transformed...

Cinefantasy 10: Submissions Open For 2020 Edition This September

Registration is now open for the 10th CINEFANTASY - International Fantastic Film Festival in the Land of Drizzle, Sao Paulo, Brazil.    Submissions started on the 13th and will be open until March 13th, 2020. Cinefantasy runs from September 8th...

VISE Trailer Lets a Mad Beautician on the Loose

Following a world-premiere at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival last summer, Shimizu Yasuhiko’s Vise is ready for festival expansion in 2020. Shimizu’s debut feature centers on Manriki (Saitoh Takumi), a beautician with a dubious moral compass who deploys unconventional...

Friday One Sheet: DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL

Like many things when capturing attention, it is all about the eyes. The key art for this Canadian neo-noir re-imagines the tacky urban theme park slash tourist trap, the eponymous Clifton Hill, that is barnacled to Niagara Falls, as a...

Review: WEATHERING WITH YOU Takes Flight Into the Fantastical

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

Coming Soon on Criterion: ARMY OF SHADOWS, THE CREMATOR, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

'Me and You and Everyone We Know' and 'Destry Rides Again' will also see release in April 2020 from the Criterion Collection.

CULTURE SHOCK's Gigi Saul Guerrero to Direct 10-31 For Orion Pictures

Deadline dropped the official word yesterday that Gigi Saul Guerrero (Culture Shock, "The Purge") will direct the horror thriller 10-31 for Orion Pictures. After helping blaze a trail for female genre filmmakers with excellent online content this will be Guerrero's...

Cinepocalypse Announces New Head Programmer, Opens Submissions

Though it's only been running for a few years, Cinepocalypse in Chicago has become a great stop on the genre film festival circuit. With great screenings and amazing guests, the festival has recently announced that Katie Rife is now Senior...

Now on Home Video: PIRANHAS, Teens Turn to Crime, Just Because

Francesco Di Napoli stars in a stylish, unsettling crime drama, directed by Claudio Giovannesi.

Russian INVASION Trailer: The End Is Near

Fedor Bondarchuk's Attraction (2017) follows what happens after a ship from outer space crash lands on Earth. His sequel, Invasion, evidently spells doom for mankind. Back in 2005, Bondarchuk made a big splash with 9th Company, which I remember as...

Mads Mikkelsen to Star in RIDERS OF JUSTICE By Anders Thomas Jensen

Thrilling news: the great Mads Mikkelsen is reuniting with the great Anders Thomas Jensen for a new, dark comedy. Titled Riders of Justice, the film "follows Markus," according to Deadline, " who has to go home to his teenage daughter,...

Blu-ray Review: LOCAL HERO Arrives on Criterion Blu-ray, A Cynical Delight

Is it the old-world Scottish charm? The delightfully murky eco-morality of it all?  The chance to see Burt Lancaster acting all weird? What exactly is it that makes Bill Forsyth’s sublime 1983 film Local Hero click?   The charm of it is almost as...