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Sundance 2022 Review: DUAL, Triumphant Deadpan Satire

Riley Stearns directed the science-fiction thriller, starring Karen Gillan and Aaron Paul.

Arrow Video Brings The Gems This April, No Foolin'! Shaw Brothers, Eurocrime, Chabrol; 4K HENRY & 12 MONKEYS

Another stellar set of announcements greet me this fine morning from Arrow Video, including a long awaited 4K UHD upgrade, a couple of exciting box sets, some Shaw Brothers magic, and one of the most intense and terrifying movies of...

Friday One Sheet: THE LONG WALK

This new poster for Mattie Do's The Long Walk, released ahead of its upcoming cinema bow, does several interesting things. First, it visualizes the central image of a road, via perspective, as a wide ocean. All that sepia-tinged negative space is...

Review: SUNDOWN, Quietly Extreme and Surreal

Tim Roth and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in a drama directed by Michel Franco.

Arrow Video in February Features LAGUNA AVE, THE SLEEPER MUST AWAKEN And Gareth Evans Selects

Between celebrating the many things that February has to offer make the most of your down time and check out what Arrow has to offer on their video player.    Next month's highlights include David Buchanan's surrealist Laguna Ave and...

SENORITA 89 Trailer Warns: Beauty Pageants Can Be Deadly

Quickly swerving from any expected paths, Senorita 89 looks to be an atypical series, at least judging from its trailer, which you can watch below. Ilse Salas, Ximena Romo, Bárbara López, Natasha Dupeyrón, Leidi Gutiérrez and Coty Camacho star in...

Slamdance 2022 Review: PARIS IS IN HARLEM, Mosaics of Life and Music

While there are a lot of laws enacted (and sometimes still exist) in cities that seem very odd and specific (I read once about a law forbidding people from hiding bees under their hats), some laws that seem strange on...

THE LONG WALK: New Trailer And Poster Mark The Release of Mattie Do's Sci-fi Mystery

An old scavenger living on the fringes of a near-future society exploits a ghostly companion’s ability to traverse time, hoping to prevent his mother’s suffering from a terminal illness.   A new trailer and poster were released today for Mattie...

Sundance 2022 Review: LIVING, A New Classic in the Making

Bill Nighy stars in an English-language drama directed by Oliver Hermanus, based on Kurosawa Akira's 'Ikaru.'

Review: COMPARTMENT NO. 6, Little Human Connections

Yuriy Borisov, Seidi Haarla and Yuliya Aug star in a romantic drama from Finland, directed by Juho Kuosmanen.

Hollywood Suite Bringing Blumhouse's INTO THE DARK Horror Anthology Series to Canada

Big news for Blumhouse and horror fans here in Canada. Their anthology series, Into the Dark, is coming to specialty channel Hollywood Suite!    Featuring films from director like Gigi Saul Guerrero, Nacho Vigalondo, Chelsea Stardust and Adam Mason, all...

HONEYCOMB Trailer: Lo-Fi Remote Horror as Girls Find Their Magic

I couldn't be happier that we might be entering a golden age of films and television shows about girls gone wild - and I mean *truly* gone wild, alone in the wilderness, a danger to themselves and each other, finding...

Rotterdam 2022: GIVE ME PITY! Teaser Riffs on Variety Shows With Something Sinister Lurking Behind The Scenes

A Primetime Saturday Night Network Television Spectacular starring Sissy St. Claire! Sissy St. Claire graces the small screen for her first ever television special, an evening full of music and laughter, glamour and entertainment! But Sissy’s live event quickly begins...

THE ABANDON Trailer Exclusive: Jason Satterlund's Thriller to Close Mammoth FF 2022

U.S. soldier, Miles Willis, is shot and wounded during an intense firefight in Iraq. As he tries to radio for help, a sudden blinding light surrounds him, and he awakens to find himself trapped in a strange, colorless cube with...

Sundance 2022 Review: HATCHING, The Unbearable Weight Of Impossible Eggs-pectation

First time feature director Hanna Bergholm goes for broke in Hatching, a standout film in this year’s Sundance Midnight lineup. With a solid selection of thrillers and straight forward horrors, Hatching is definitely a contender for the weirdest film at...

Sundance 2022 Review: YOU WON'T BE ALONE, Impressive Malickian Horror

If you need any more evidence that the horror genre not only contains multitudes, but also remains incredibly malleable, look no further than writer-director Goran Stolevski’s stunningly realized feature-length debut, You Won’t Be Alone. A supernaturally-themed horror film with a...

Sundance 2022 Review: THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD Draws Thoroughly Modern Julie

Renate Reinsve stars in the new film by director Joachim Trier.

Sundance 2022 Review: SPEAK NO EVIL, When Being Polite Goes Horribly Wrong

Some people - your humble critic included - can find it very difficult to say no in social situations. Extricating oneself from uncomfortable circumstances can be a challenge, especially when it seems like the end of the unease is in...

Sundance 2022: Shudder Acquires Midnight Official Selection SPEAK NO EVIL

Shudder announced last night that the AMC streaming service has acquired the rights for Christian Tafdrup's psychological thriller Speak No Evil.    A Danish family visits a Dutch family they met on a holiday. What was supposed to be an...

NIGHTMARE INDUSTRY Filmmakers Invite Italian Horror Fans' Input on New Doc

Do you see yourself as an ultimate fan of Italian horror cinema? Left feeling like no documentaries to date have met your idea of the be all and end all of Italian horror coverage? What if we said that a...