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Review: In THE TRUTH, Kore-eda Hirokazu Goes French

Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, and Ethan Hawke star in Kore-eda Hirokazu's first film shot outside Japan and in a non-Japanese language, with an international cast.

Now Streaming: The GAMERA Collection and ZOMBIE FOR SALE Lead Arrow Video Channel July Additions!

The Arrow Video Channel has unleashed its July additions as of today, and leading the pack is the terrifying terrapin himself, the mighty Gamera! That's right, the Blu-ray collection may have been pushed to the middle of August, but all...

Trailer: JALLIKATTU Director Lijo Jose Pellissery Returns With CHURULI

There is perhaps no more exciting talent in India these days than Lijo Jose Pellissery. After toiling away in relative international obscurity since the beginning of the 2010's, Pellissery had a breakout moment last fall when his latest film, Jallikattu,...

Blu-ray Review: TOKYO OLYMPIAD Stands Tall As an Artistic Commentary on Sports

Ichikawa Kon's magnificent film, now available on a splendid, comprehensive Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection, transcends its 'sports documentary' premise.

Arrow Video Shows Us The Way This September With Fukasaku, Miike, MALLRATS, Llansó, and IVANSXTC

September will be another banner month for Arrow Video! This fall sees a 25th anniversary edition of Kevin Smith's slacker classic, Mallrats (US/CAN), a box set of both Fukasaku Kinji and Takashi Miike's versions of Graveyard of Honor (US/CAN/UK), a...

First ONYX EQUINOX Trailer: Aztec Boy Journeys to Save Humanity

Whoa! The more I think I know something about anime, the more I realize how little I know. Case in point: the first, rip-roaring trailer for Onyxy Equinox premiered today, catching me off guard with its fresh backgrounds and stirring...

Now Streaming: MY LUCKY STARS, Misogyny in Action

Sammo Hung directed and stars in the action-comedy follow-up, also featuring Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

21 Studio Ghibli Films Are Coming to Netflix Canada!

Wow. This is terrific news for Netflix subscribers here in Canada.   Netflix and GKIDS are bringing twenty-one titles from Studio Ghibli to the streaming service, starting this Thursday, June 25th.    If you're a long time fan or someone...

Neuchâtel 2020: The Swiss Genre Fest Adapts With A Strong, Focused Online Program

One of the most prestigious events on the genre film festival calendar is Switzerland's Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival each July. With the world still attempting to adjust to our new pandemic related reality, festivals have had to make some...

WHISPERING CORRIDORS 6 to Open 24th BiFan

2020 has been a long, strange and difficult year but for genre film afficionados in Korea, at least the high point of their calendar will be returning this summer as the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) has just announced...

ON-GAKU: OUR SOUND Trailer Presents Deadpan Humor, Hand Drawn Animation

The new On-Gaku: Our Sound trailer has a good beat and you can dance to it. Hailing from Japan, the animated feature film has just been acquired by GKIDS for North American distribution. Directed by Iwaisawa Kenji and based on...

Now Streaming: WIRA, Family Comes First, Then Fighting

Hairul Azreen, Fify Azmi, Hilal Azman, Dain Said, and Yayan Ruhia star in director Adrian Teh's Malaysian martial arts action movie, now streaming on Netflix.

Frontières 2020: Full Co-Production Lineup Announced For The July Event

We're a few long weeks away from the lucky 13th edition of the Frontières co-production market. Taking place at the end of July twenty groups from all over the globe will present their projects virtually this year.    The first...

Coming Soon on Criterion: BEAU TRAVAIL and THE ELEPHANT MAN Lead Packed Lineup

Also: 'Christ Stopped at Eboli,' two Jules Dassin noir classics, plus six new titles in Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project No. 3 all headed to release in September 2020.

WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES Confirms Theatrical Release Date

Good news for everyone who enjoys "pop-culture obsessed cinema": We Are Little Zombies now has a confirmed theatrical release date, in both virtual cinemas and live cinemas. (For the undead? How appropriate.) Our own J Hurtado reviewed the film out...

Doomsday Doc ME AND THE CULT LEADER: First Trailer, Poster

Set to enjoy its world premiere at the upcoming Sheffield Doc/Fest, Me and the Cult Leader tells the story of the 1995 sarin gas attack in Tokyo from the point of view of one of its victims. But the documentary...

Macau 2020: 5th International Film Festival and Awards Macao Defiantly Announces 2020 Dates

Festival-goers the world over have been sat at home, looking on forlornly, as one after another of their favourite film-going events has either moved online or been indefinitely postponed due to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic.    But in a...

Fantasia 2020: Neil Marshall's THE RECKONING Leads First Wave of Titles

In a year of sickness & strangeness and legitimate, justified anarchy it will be good have some of the fun kind for a while. Facing the fallout of a year stifled by pandemic Fantasia is making the move to virtual...

TRAIN TO BUSAN Extended Version Trailer: Zombies Returning to Theaters

Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the rails, an extended version of Yeon Sang-ho's Train to Busan is heading to theaters in various Asian territories. It sounds like good timing. Where cinemas are open, new...

Udine 2020: Korean Disaster Epic ASHFALL to Open 22nd Far East Film Festival Online Edition, Full Lineup Announced

Star-studded South Korean disaster epic Ashfall has been unveiled as the opening film of this year’s Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy, which will be staged as an exclusively online affair due to the ongoing covid-19 lockdown. Ha Jung-woo,...