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Now Streaming: SING "YESTERDAY" FOR ME, Slacker Blues, Get Me Out of Here

The anime adaptation, now available on Crunchyroll, of a long-running manga series creeps slowly to life.

Now Streaming: FUTURE FOLKTALES, Retelling Arabian Stories For All Ages

The new anime series, now on HiDive, tells a compact action tale in its first episode.

IP MAN 4: THE FINALE Arrives on Home Video to Kick Butt

Watch the trailer to see how.

WAVE, LISTEN TO ME! Trailer: For All You Weirdos, Up All Night

In the mood for anime, but don't necessarily want blood, death, and nightmares?

TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA Teaser to The Sequel For Korean Zombie Hit is Turned All The Way Up

Yeon Sang-ho has returned with the sequel to his standout zombie flick Train to Busan in a big way. Together with his co-writer Park Joo-Suk they have returned to the world of Train to Busan with the sequel Peninsula.   ...

Now Streaming: Criterion Channel Celebrates Mifune Toshiro

Kicking off the month, The Criterion Channel celebrates the great Mifune Toshiro, who was born on April 1, 1920. (Note: now updated with new trailer for the occasion.) In their collection "Toshiro Mifune Turns 100," the streaming service features 26...

TOWER OF GOD Trailer: Climb Up, Face Terrors, Achieve Greatness

What does the new anime season promise? Let's start with Tower of God, which premiered exclusively on Crunchyroll earlier today. Officially, it's "a dark fantasy action series that centers on the journey of a young man as he battles his...

Coming Soon on Criterion: TOKYO OLYMPIAD and THE CAMERAMAN

Also: 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire,' 'An Unmarried Woman' and 'Come and See.'

Now Streaming: LU OVER THE WALL, A Fabulous Concoction

Director Yuasa Masaaki entrances with his animated fable, which is so good that it may prompt a flood of tears by grown men. Or, at least, this man.

Trailer: The Talking Bear Isn't Real, Or Is It? Arya Stars In Action Fantasy TEDDY

Sex trafficking, knife fights, and talking teddy bears. Miruthan and Tik Tik Tik director Shakti Soundar Rajan is back with his latest wildly out-there feature in Teddy. Starring Arya, who cult film fans might know from his starring role in...

Berlinale 2020 Review: IRRADIATED, Extreme Supercut of Annihilation

Rithy Panh curates a gruesome history lesson in an attempt to avert macabre history repeating itself in his latest documentary.

Rotterdam 2020 Review: SPECIAL ACTORS, Lots Of Fun, Yet Not That Special

Do you want to make sure there is enough positive feedback at your buddy's movie premiere? Would you like to hire a fake new boyfriend to help you break up with your current asshole one? Or have you ever thought,...

Boston Underground 2020: 22nd Annual Festival Features SAINT MAUD, DEERSKIN, JUMBO And More...

The Boston Underground is an institution of genre goodness in The People's Republic of Cambridge. Now in it's twenty second year BUFF prepares to bring another lineup brimming with hits and delights.      There are a few favorites in...

Review: THE WILD GOOSE LAKE, Stylish Noir and Controlled Chaos

The followup to Black Coal, Thin Ice, Diao Yinan's blistering noir that put him on the international cinema map, The Wild Goose Lake is another stylish noir/policier. If Black Coal Thin Ice was a cold noir with its wintry setting,...

Review: GO BACK TO CHINA, Clearly Personal, Heartfelt, and Finely Crafted

Poor Sasha Li can’t catch a break. That may be an odd thing to say about a young woman who’s being kept financially afloat by a million dollar trust fund given to her by her father, which she’s already blown half of by her early 20’s. But...

Review: Fruit Chan's MADE IN HONG KONG in 4K Restoration Is a Gloriously Gritty Affair

Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong came out right after Hong Kong Handover to Mainland China in 1997. With its youthful energy and boisterous amateur cast, the film reflects rather an anxious and pessimistic view of what lays ahead for...

Glasgow 2020: Arrow Video Drops New ZOMBIE FOR SALE Poster Ahead Of 7th March Screening

The Glasgow Film Festival is nearly upon us, which means that cool news is starting to drop. Scotland's most prestigious film event is also home to the genre-friendly FrightFest Glasgow programming strand, where the UK's premier genre event shares the...

Trailer: Wild Russian Action Thriller WHY DON'T YOU JUST DIE! Heading To US Theaters April 10th

Meeting the parents is always terrifying, but even moreso when their reputation precedes them. In debutant director Kirill Sokolov's genre fest hit, Why Don't You Just Die!, the meeting just might mean murder. Young Matvey's preconceived notions of his girlfriend's...

Crunchyroll Unveils More Original Anime Series

As part of a balanced viewing diet, I enjoy a healthy smattering of anime shows; just this morning, for example, I watched episodes from three different shows, including my current favorite, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, available in the U.S....

Rotterdam 2020 Review: CHILDREN OF THE SEA Washes Over You Like A Wave

Watanabe Ayumu's newest anime feature is beautifully drawn and features a rousing score by Joe Hisaishi, but the spectacle trumps the plot.