International: Europe

Lund Fantastic 2021 Review: IN THE SHADOWS, Resistance Grows

Erdem Tepegöz' science fiction mindfuck thriller In the Shadows has won awards in its home country of Turkey at several festivals, for best film, best director, best art direction and best music, and has received nominations aplenty in several other...

Blood Window LAB 2021: Impressions From This Year's Projects

Blood Window LAB began on Tuesday with two pitch sessions in house during the day. Short introductory videos were created for those of us watching the market from afar. It presents a disadvantage of course because you know you’re missing...

Interview: Abel Ferrara Talks Pandemic Film ZEROS AND ONES, Recalls Cult Classic MS .45

At 70, Abel Ferrara lives with his partner Cristina Chiriac and their little daughter Anna in Rome, Italy. Far from the city that made him a legendary filmmaker, he makes fictions and documentaries with absolute creative freedom, personal works that...

Review: BENEDETTA Reimagines A Nun's Life As a Softcore Thriller

Directed by Paul Verhoeven, the biographical drama stars Virginie Efira, Daphne Patakia and Charlotte Rampling.

Review: FLEE, Guise and Truth in Animated Documentary on Flight of the Refugees

Jonas Poher Rasmussen's animated documentary chronicles the harrowing journey of an Afghan war refugee.

Tallinn 2021 Review: OTHER PEOPLE, Social Realism Redefined, Cocky and Raunchy

Directed by Aleksandra Terpinska, the drama from Poland stars Jacek Beler, Sonia Bohosiewicz and Magdalena Kolesnik.

Tallin 2021 Review: UPURGA, Latvian Mystery Thriller is About More Than You Think

Andrejs is a rafting instructor who is haunted by a tragic event his past. When he learns that his sister, Mara, and her vlogging team want to go into the woods to shoot a bit for her vlog, he insists...

Get Ready for a Wild Trip: Watch WONDERLAND RECOIL Trailer

Are you still stuck at home? Is your life depressing and/or not what you'd hope it would be? Are you looking for an escape? Then take a look at the Wonderland Recoil trailer and instantly transform into a new you.*...

Review: BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN Transforms a Minor Personal Mishap Into a Social Diagnosis

Katia Pascariu, Claudia Ieremia and Olimpia Malai star in a comedy/drama from Romania, directed by Radu Jude, and opening in theaters on November 19, 2021.

Review: THE POWER OF THE DOG Simmers with Anger, Love, and Jealousy on the Waning Frontier

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, and Jesse Plemons star in Jane Campion's Montana-set Western.

Blu-ray Review: Visconti's Controversial THE DAMNED Is a Blessing From Criterion

Helmut Berger, Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin and Charlotte Rampling star in Luchino Visconti's X-rated anti-Nazi drama.

Friday One Sheet: Czech ALIEN, LOLA, CINDERELLA

We have talked in the past about the surreal and avant garde key art from 1970s and 1980s era Poland. It is worth highlighting some superb (and bold) posters from the former Czechoslovakian Socialist Republic of the similar era, that...

Toronto Reel Asian 2021 Review: CODE NAME: NAGASAKI, A Genre Quest to Find the Past

Probably most of us have imagined our lives in a particular genre: sometimes we see ourselves living in a romantic comedy, other times we imagine ourselves as a noir detective, or a cowboy, or we think about how we might...

Tallinn 2021 Review: POST MORTEM Chases Post Modern Ghosts

Directed by Péter Bergendy, Hungary's official submission for the Academy Awards is a period horror drama, fusing genre and arthouse filmmaking with a mainstream veneer.

CUFF.Docs 2021: ONCE UPON A TIME IN UGANDA, WOODLANDS DARK And SATOSHI KON - THE ILLUSIONIST Highlight Lineup

CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival is returning for an in-person event for the first time in two years in Calgary, Canada. The festival is returning to the Globe Cinema for five nights, from November 24th through 28th, and will have an...

LAGUNAS, LA GUARIDA DEL DIABLO: Watch The Trailer For Marc Carrete's Latest Now!

Writer-director Marc Carrete (Asmodexia) premiered the first trailer for his upcoming new feature Lagunas, La Guarida del Diablo two days ago at the Molins Horror Film Festival and we're happy to present the online premiere of the Spanish language...

Friday One Sheet: BENEDETTA

No sense in burying the lede on the key art for Paul Verhoeven's Benedetta.  Violence, sex, and religious hypocrisy is on the first station of the cross in Intermission Studios latest key art for the film as it edges into...

Review: DEAD & BEAUTIFUL, Lifestyles of the Rich and Bloodthirsty

David Verbeek's excellent new thriller is a classy vampire drama with some horror edges, now streaming on Shudder.

HIDDEN IN THE WOODS Sequel Moves Ahead With U.S. And German Rights Already Locked Up

Variety reported yesterday that 8-Films in Germany have acquired the German and U.S. rights for the sequel to Hidden in the Woods, the rape-revenger thriller from Chilean Valladares.   Made back in 2012 the original film was about two sisters,...

THE COLD DEAD LOOK IN YOUR EYES Exclusive: Trailer For Onur Tukel's LGBTQ Horror, On Demand Next Week

Leonard is about to lose his girlfriend, home and job. Upon that, he’s having strange hallucinations. Is it stress or an after effect of new technology installed all over the city? He must figure it out or he’ll be trapped...