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Chattanooga 2020 Review: SKULL: THE MASK (SKULL: A MASCARA DE ANHANGA), Blood And Gore Brings Joy to Your Heart, Before Ripping it Out

Skull: The Mask opens in 1944, where we see an ancient artifact being used in a military experiment and religious ritual. The object is a grotesque mask in the shape of a skull called the “Mask of Anhangá” who was...

DIABLO ROJO PTY: Watch This First Clip From The First Panamanian Horror Flick

Yesterday The Horror Collective released a clip from Sol Moreno's horror flick, Diablo Rojo PTY. This is the first horror flick to come out of Panama and you can find it on Amazon Prime Video starting today.  The clip takes...

Watch Lucio A Rojas' Horror Flick SENDERO (PATH) With Cast And Crew Q&A This Saturday

Friends from the LatAm have been reaching out to let us know that their films will be screening during these time of shutdown/lockdown/quarantine. We have another film coming up this weekend, Lucia A. Rojas' Sendero (Path).   Ana is a...

Now Streaming: EMA, Pyromaniac, Feverish Dance Family Drama By Pablo Larraín

Larraín´s Venice competitor can be seen in a free virtual preview on May 1 at MUBI

DIABLO ROJO PTY: The Horror Collective Picks up North America For First Ever Panamanian Horror Flick

THR first reported that the first ever Panamanian horror flick, Diablo Rojo PTY, has been picked up for North American distribution by new outfit The Horror Collective.    There are no details about when and how they will release the...

ABRAKADABRA: North American Release Details For The Onetti Brothers' Giallo Flick

Abrakadabra, the final installment of the Onetti Brothers' giallo triology is coming to digital and Blu-ray in North America.    Online you will find Abrakadabra on the horror YouTube channel Watch Movies Now! this Saturday, April 25th. Some of the...

Paraguayan Horror Flick MORGUE Serves Up Scary New Trailer

Horror can be found in every country around the world, and the new teaser for Morgue proves that Paraguay is no exception. Directed by Hugo Cardozo, Morgue has already sold distribution rights in a number of worldwide territories, as reported...

DIVORCE IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS: Watch Short Fiilm Before Things Get Out of Hand

How are you dealing with ... everything? Thus begins most of my (rare) encounters with people, either through videoconferencing or in person (so to speak), with grocery store workers and my neighborhood's best chicken cook. If you are married, however,...

Review: A COMMON CRIME, Privilege Collides with Prejudice in Minimalist Drama

Argentinean filmmaker Francisco Márquez revealed his latest work titled A Common Crime in Berlinale´s Panorama section after his 2016 feature debut The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis, which he co-directed with Andrea Testa. The debut was a politically charged drama...

Now Streaming: INVISIBLE LIFE, Affecting Drama With Something to Say

Julia Stockler, Carol Duarte and Flávia Gusmão star in Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz's drama, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

MORGUE: Paraguayan Horror Sells to More Territories Around The World

While the production of films may have stalled out during this time of epidemic once we are all back on our feet there are films yet to be seen and Hugo Cardozo's Morgue is one of them.    Our friends...

Fantaspoa 2020: The Festival is Postponed, Launches a Crowfunding Campaign And Free Video Platform For Your Isolation Period

We are going to take a moment and be a little selfish. We were planning on being in Porto Alegre, Brazil at the end of May to attend our first Fantaspoa. Time was booked off, plane ticket in hand, all...

LOS LOBOS, WHEN LIBERTY BURNS, EMA, WHITE LIE Winners at Miami 2020

I was fortunate to attend the first half of Miami Film Festival this month, before it was sadly forced to cancel due to the pandemic. It was my first time attending, and I was blown away not only by the...

FICUNAM 2020 Interview: Chris Fujiwara On The Legacy Of Jacques Tourneur

French filmmaker Jacques Tourneur is, certainly, an important part of the history of horror cinema, because he was one of the directors in Val Lewton’s low-budget horror unit at RKO Pictures. In the forties, Tourneur directed the Lewton-produced classics Cat...

Rotterdam Online: IFFR Offers 14-Hour-Long Anthology Film LA FLOR to Watch For Free

One film, six different stories, style and genres, and four actresses in Mariano Llinás' epic work.

Miami 2020 Review: THE SLEEPWALKERS, Family Constraints and Subtle Patriarchy

There's an old stereotype that girls are harder to raise than boys. While this may be true, I think it's not because girls are more difficult, but that our world and society makes life harder for girls. They learn far...

Miami 2020 Review: PACIFIED, Hope and Resignation in the Favelas

American director Paxton Winters spent seven years with the community of Morro dos Prazeres, one of the many favelas that encapsulate Rio de Jainero. Anyone familiar with Brazilian cinema will know these as the home of the working class and...

Interview: BACURAU Directors Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles

Flipping the idea of first world hegemony on its head, a Brazilian Western sci-fi genre mashup Bacurau is a campy, violent, funny, angry, energetic and carthartic film that is extremely enjoyable for both genre fans and politically minded. It is...

Miami 2020 Review: LOS LOBOS, A World Too Big and Too Small

A new country, a new city, a new home, can mean hope for renewal and improvement; but it can also mean despair and desperation. For the thousands of people who have crossed the Mexico/USA border, forced to leave their countries...

Miami 2020 Review: THE LAST RAFTER, The Search for Home

For years, many Cubans risked life and limb to cross the near 200-kilometre stretch between their island and the United States, in motorboats, row boats, and handmade rafts. A particular policy, colloquially named ‘Wet Foot Dry Foot’, allowed Cubans a...