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Review: FRANK OF IRELAND, Brashly Comic and Totally Ridiculous

Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Greene and Pom Boyd star in the series, soon to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

Review: VOYAGERS, In Space, Hell Is Other (Beautiful) People

Colin Farrell, Tye Sheridan, and Lily-Rose Depp star in the sci-fi adventure, directed by Neil Burger.

Sweden's Great THE UNTHINKABLE Finally Coming to U.S. Theaters

Somehow, someway, the great and fear-inspiring The Unthinkable is finally coming to U.S. theaters and On Demand on May 7, courtesy of Magnet Releasing. A new trailer has been released to celebrate the occasion, which you can watch below. The...

ROT: Watch This Pilot For a Dutch Horror TV Show From The Director of THE WINDMILL

Check out this pilot for a possible horror tv series, Rot (Rotten), from Dutch filmmaker Nick Jongerius, director of the 2016 horror flick The Windmill. This just released on YouTube yesterday and Jongerius also sent us the trailer as well....

THE TUNNEL Exclusive Clip: Does Her Dad Know She's Trapped?

Norwegians are great at a great many things. One of those things that we are most thankful for are disaster films. It's probably a ploy to keep the rest of us away and learning about their high standard of living...

Review: THE TUNNEL, Come For the Disaster, Leave for the Family Drama

Thorbjørn Harr, Ylva Fuglerud, and Lisa Carlehed star in the disaster thriller from Norway, directed by Pål Øie.

Germany's UNDINE: Water Creature Swims Toward U.S. Theaters

Director Christian Petzold invariably crafts stories into sterling works of cinematic art. Thus, I'm very glad to hear that last year's Undine is heading to select U.S. theaters, courtesy of IFC Films, starting on June 4. In New York, it...

Review: 2021 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS - DOCUMENTARY, Hong Kong Splits and More

All five titles nominated for Academy Award, Best Documentary (Short Subject), are included in the program, now playing in select theaters.

Now Streaming: Academy Award Nominees ANOTHER ROUND, COLLECTIVE, THE MOLE AGENT

Nominated as Best International Feature Film and/or Best Documentary Feature, all three are now streaming on Hulu.

BIF-Market 2021: Blood Window Launching Works in Progress Program at Belgian Film Market

Our friends at Blood Window shot a reminder our way that they are launching a work in progress program at BIF-Market in Brussels next week. The market is running during the digital edition of the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival....

Review: A GIRL MISSING, Freedom of Expression

Tsutsui Mariko stars in director Fukada Kôji's piercing character study, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Review: Almodóvar & Swinton Make Short, Beautiful Music in THE HUMAN VOICE

Conceived as a short project during Covid lockdown, Pedro Almodovar's The Human Voice, based on Jean Cocteau's stage play, with its popping colors and its melodramatic theme, is a quintessential Almodovar film. It is also a great reflection on filmmaking...

Review: 2021 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS - ANIMATED, Dazzling Array of Ideas, Emotions, Characters

Eight films are featured in the program, including all five nominated for Academy Award, Best Animated Short.

Arrow Video Brings Argento's Debut To UHD, Italian Crime Films, MAJOR DUNDEE, THE STYLIST, & Classic Masamura To Blu This June.

Dario Argento's stunning debut, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, flies onto 4K UHD for the first time through Arrow Video, and that's only the beginning! Also coming this summer is an incredible box set of Italian crime films called...

Berlinale 2021 Review: FOREST - I SEE YOU EVERYWHERE, Bite-Size Psychodramas of Everyday Horror

The Hungarian auteur Bence Fliegauf harnesses the virtue of ascetic filmmaking in the portmanteau film, consisting of civilization horror vignettes.

Berlinale 2021 Review: NATURAL LIGHT, The Silent Banality of Evil

The Hungarian director Dénes Nagy debuts with an implicit yet intensive WWII drama that explores the banality of evil in very painterly manner.

Blood Window Joins Ibermedia in Search For Genre Projects in 2021

We are always on the lookout for programs or groups whose focus is helping genre filmmakers get their films made. In an always appreciating effort to promote Ibero-American genre film this announcement from my friends at Blood Window caught my...

Criterion in June 2021: THE SIGNIFYIN' WORKS OF MARLON RIGGS, PARIAH and STREETWISE Lead the Way

Plus: 'The Human Condition,' 'Pickup on South Street' and 'Visions of Eight.'

QUO VADIS, AIDA?, CUBAN DANCER and More Win at Miami 2021

While attending film festivals is the top five of things I've desperately missed for the past year, I'm glad that we at least can have som experience of festivals online. I've enjoyed not only covering the Miami Film Festival this...

JUMBO Exclusive Clip: Jeanne Shares Her Creations

Zoé Wittock's contemporary fairy tale Jumbo is coming to VOD and DVD on March 16 from Dark Star Pictures. We have an exclusive clip to share with you today. You will find it and a selection of stills below.    Jeanne,...