International

Blu-ray Review: HOTEL DU NORD, Criterion Takes a Poetic Stroll Through Carné's Paris

Paris is arguably the most romanticized city in the world, and no wonder, given the music, the wine, the food, and the stereotype of all of these things being enjoyed by all citizens all the time. Much of early 20th...

MISTER LIMBO Trailer Premiere: Existential Dramady on Digital This September

Two strangers wake up in the middle of the desert with no memory of anything - including their names. Are they dead? Or did they just party too hard? A warm buddy film at heart - but hopefully also a...

Blood Window 2022: Spanish Screamings Program to Bring Focus to Spanish Genre Projects

Blood Window, part of the larger Ventana Sur co-production market held in Buenos Aires every December, have announced a new program called Spanish Screamings.    It is part of the larger program hosted by Ventana Sur called Spanish Screenings which...

Fantasia 2022 Review: SPECIAL DELIVERY, Park So-dam Slays The Streets Of Seoul In This Action Thriller

There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned car chase, and director Park Dae-min’s Special Delivery is chock full of them. Borrowing liberally from Hollywood bangers like The Transporter series, Baby Driver, and Drive; Special Delivery is the familiar story of a...

Sanfic-Morbido Lab 2022: Six New Projects Presented at This Year's Showcase

Last week the six projects participating in this year's Sanfic Morbido Lab, Sanfic’s genre/fantastic film showcase, were announced over at Variety. The showcase is in it's third year and takes place during Sanfic, Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine, during the...

Cinedigm Acquires U.S. & Canadian Rights For HISTORY OF THE OCCULT

This is cool news. Variety reported early today that Cinedigm have acquired the U.S. and Canadian rights for Cristian Ponce's horror flick, History of the Occult. They acquired the rights to the Argentine horror flick from our friends at Filmsharks...

Exclusive: Bloody Knuckles And More in First Images From Argentine Fight Film BUFALO

For over twenty years Nicanor Loreti has been producing, writing, editing and directing features, short films and episodic television in his native Argentina. He’s taking a break from most of that responsibility and making a switch from what has been...

LOBO FEROZ: First Teaser Poster For Gustavo Hernandez's Revenge Thriller

We have your first look at the teaser poster for Lobo Feroz, the upcoming revenge thriller from Gustavo Hernandez (The Silent House, You Shall Not Sleep, Virus-32).    A detective on trail of a suspected child killer who was arrested...

Friday One Sheet: CHOROKBAM

Is the man smoking a cigarette while his ride waits, or is he about to be hit by a moving vehicle? This festival poster, designed by the director of the film, Yoon Seo-jin, for the Busan International Film Festival, captures...

WHAT JOSIAH SAW Clip: "She Says You're Going to Die"

One week from today you will get to watch the lauded southern gothic horror flick, What Josiah Saw. In the meantime a clip was released today, check it out below.    In the clip, Nick Stahl's character, Eli, is having...

Sitges 2022 Second Wave Announces Edgar Wright, VESPER, and more

Sitges remains the cornerstone of fantastic genre film in Europe, and we're thrilled to be returning to the festival in person this year to cover their tremendous offerings. Besides the previously announced Tron theme, there's announcements on awards, several films...

Fantasia 2022 Review: THE ELDERLY (VIEJOS), Who do They Turn to When No One at Home is Listening?

Manuel’s world comes to a sudden, screeching halt when his wife, Rosa, jumps from the balcony of their apartment building, killing herself. Beset by grief his son, Mario, insists that Manuel come and stay with him and his family, his...

Review: MEDUSA, Bold Bubble-gum Horror Pastiche

After premiering her feature debut Kill Me Please in the Orrizonti section at the Venice International Film Festival in 2015, the rising Brazilian filmmaker Anita Rocha de Silveira unveiled her sophomore feature at the Cannes Film Festival in 2021. Medusa was...

Australia Korean Fest 2022: Mainstream K-Culture Appeal Results In Most Accessible Program Yet

Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) branches back out this year in four major Australian cities, bringing a lean and clean program of genre favorites and Festival picks. Ensuring that nobody will gets FOMO if they miss the latest playing...

Fantasia 2022 Review: COUNTRY GOLD, The Second Best Legend After Johnny Cash

Mickey Reece, prolific indie filmmaker, is no stranger to tackling stories of famous musicians (according to my partner, Reece's film Alien is a far superior look at the life of Elvis than the recent Baz Lurhmann film). After his previous...

SPEAK NO EVIL: Shudder Sets Streaming Date This September

Twas at the beginning of the year when we first found out that Shudder had acquired the rights to stream the Danish-Dutch horror thriller, Speak No Evil. Directed by Christian Tafdrup and written by himself and his brother, Mads, this...

Fantasia 2022 Review: MY GRANDFATHER'S DEMONS, Portugal's First Stop Motion Feature Is A Heartfelt Winner

It’s always exciting when a director breaks new ground, whether it is on an international level or even local. Nuno Beato’s My Grandfather’s Demons is Portugal’s first stop motion animated feature, which would be a feat to be proud of...

Fantasia 2022 Review: ON THE LINE, A Voice Phishing Action Thriller From Korea

As the world gets smaller and technology gets more advanced, scamming has become big business for industrious criminals around the world. Director Kim Gok’s On the Line takes dissects and attacks the growing voice phishing schemes that have destroyed so...

WITCH GAME (JUEGO DE BRUJAS): New Fantasy Horror Film From LEGIONS' Fabian Forte Heads Into Post

Fabian Forte's recent film Legions played at Fantasia this past weekend and was just picked up by XYZ Films for distribution. But enough about that film, we've got news on his next one as it's heading into post.    The new...

Celludroid 2022: Final Days to Submit to South African Sci-Fi, Animation and Fantasy Film Festival

Was I this many years old when I found out that our friends at South African Horrorfest had a sister festival called Celludroid, and that it focuses on Sci-Fi, Animation and Fantasy subjects? For shame.   Our friends have long...