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Rotterdam 2020 Review: KALA AZAR, The Theatre of Earthly Poetry

The unassuming romance of two pet cemetery employees evolves into a larger artistic project in Janis Rafa's feature-length docu-fiction debut.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: BEASTS CLAWING AT STRAWS, Crime Comedy of Bloody Errors, Voracious Greed

One bag of money ensures a battle royale in a dark crime comedy by Kim Yong-hoon.

Coming Soon on Criterion: THE GREAT ESCAPE, HUSBANDS, DANCE, GIRL, DANCE

Also: 'Scorsese Shorts,' Paul Dano's 'Wildlife,' Eric Rohmer's 'Six Moral Tales.'

Rotterdam 2020 Interview: Mattie Do Talks About THE LONG WALK

A few years ago, the International Film Festival Rotterdam re-instated its genre segment, the Rotterdämmerung, as part of the general program. And ever since it's back, it is always literally the first part of the programming where I will look....

HONEYDEW: Yellow Veil Pictures to Sell Devereux Milburn's Horror Flick

Our friends at Yellow Veil Pictures have picked up world sales rights for their tenth film, Devereux Milburn's Honeydew. They will start pre-sales (pre-sales are usually based on the script and cast, selling the right to distribute a film in...

Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

Our friends at the Philip K. Dick Film Festival announced the lineup for their 2020 edition this week.   With a heavy bias towards short films there is a bevy of sci-fi product to behold during the first weeked of...

Panama Horror Film Festival 2020: LatAm Region Genre Fest Open For Submissions

The Panama Horror Film Festival will celebrate it's fifth year in August, from the 16th through the 22nd. The festival is now open for submission via FilmFreeway.  Panama HHF is run by our friends who made the horror flick Diablo...

New York Asian Winter Showcase 2020 Review: EXTREME JOB, A Tasty Cops-and-Criminals Farce

Lee Byeong-hun's police action comedy is an entertaining farce that will leave viewers hankering for fried chicken and beer in between laughs.

THE GREEN KNIGHT Trailer: Some Things are Lurking in the Shadows

I've always been a fan of medieval fantasy stories - set in the dark ages, when people across Europe huddled in darkened corners, knights strode across the land in search of dragons, and witches lurked around every corner. These kinds...

GANGS OF LONDON Trailer: Sky's Epic Gangland Series From Gareth Evans, Xavier Gens and Corin Hardy

If you have not had the chance to check it out yet you need to take a moment to watch this trailer for the upcoming UK gangster series Gangs of London from Sky.    Dropped yesterday, this trailer lands like...

BLOOD ON HER NAME Trailer: Matthew Pope's Feature Debut Neo-Noir Out February 28th

Matthew Pope's feature film debut, the neo-noir thriller Blood on Her Name bows in cinemas across the U.S. and on VOD on February 28th. A new trailer was released the other week and htere is no time like the present...

Review: PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE, Painted With a Queer Female Eye

Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel star in writer/director Céline Sciamma's classical period film.

Review: I WAS AT HOME, BUT..., The Best Kind of Cinema

Director Angela Schanelec's take on the effects of grief might be less inscrutable than her previous film, 'The Dreamed Path,' but that doesn't make it any less challenging.

THE FRENCH DISPATCH Trailer: Immensely Charming, Definitive Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson films are a highly anticipated event. Singular in execution and presentation there is nothing else like a film from Wes Anderson.    This first trailer for his new film The French Dispatch further cements that reputation as we...

TRANSFERENCE: Trailer And Poster For Sci-Fi Thriller Release, This March From Epic Pictures

Epic Pictures is releasing Matthew Ninaber's sci-fi thriller Transference with a theatrical run in L.A. starting March 6th before hitting VOD on the 10th and Blu-Ray on the 24th.    Here are the poster and trailer down below, ahead of...

Interview: Angela Schanelec on I WAS AT HOME, BUT...

It's never about interpretation, it's never about meaning, it's never about where we are going. Maren doesn't ask these because films are not about where we are going. (laughs) It's about a scene. Then another scene.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: NASIR, Stoicism in the Time of Assertive Hindu Nationalism

Tamil indie filmmaker Arun Karthick offers first-hand observations on the impact of Hindu nationalism.

THE FRENCH DISPATCH: Poster Debuts For New Wes Anderson Film, First Trailer Tomorrow

Wes Anderson's next film The French Dispatch comes to cinemas in July. Today, the first poster has debuted with the promise of a trailer tomorrow.    As we are suckers for any poster that is illustrated, no matter what style,...

Rotterdam 2020 Review: MEANWHILE ON EARTH, Art and Rites of the Funeral Industry

Carl Olsson's spellbinding documentary blends the banal, the comic and the pragmatic.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: THE GHOSTS, Rags, No Riches in Guatemalan Docudrama

Marvin Navas and Carlos Morales El Punisher star, as filmmaker Sebastián Lojo applies neo-noir lenses to a socio-economic docudrama.