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Review: LA LLORONA, Singular Guilt Becomes Horror By Association

Jayro Bustamente's horror film from Guatemala, now streaming on Shudder, explores the nation's unresolved past.

Fantasia 2020 Final Wave: Fest Closes With THE LEGEND OF BARON TO'A, John Carpenter to Receive a Lifetime Achievement Award

In 1991 American Siren Vanessa Williams sang a song that would capture our hearts and now our friends at the Fantasia Film Festival have embodied those lyrics with the announcement of their final wave of films, "You go and save...

Watch Nicanor Loreti's New Short Film PINBALL Now!

Argentina's Nicanor Loreti has long been one of the loudest and proudest voices in Latin American genre cinema. While his filmography is peppered with the broad comedies that actually pay his bills, Loreti's first love has always been genre and...

TERRIFIED: Argentine Horror Fave Available on DVD/Blu-ray This September

Holy shit, I love this movie. I love Terrified so damn much. I saw Terrified when it had its world premiere at Morbido and championed the crap out of it ever since and watched it win over audiences at other...

Fantaspoa 2020: Brazilian Genre Announces Digital Festival Lineup, Completely Free For The Locals

Good news for genre fans in Brazil. The delayed digital version of this year's festival is gearing up for next week's launch on the 24th and the complete lineup was announced today.   The better news for genre fans in...

MORGUE: International Success Story Continues For Paraguayan Horror Flick

Hugo Cardozo’s Paraguayan Horror flick Morgue is quietly becoming one of the biggest success stories in the international horror scene. Two more bits of news have happened for the original flick over the week.    Let's catch up first.   ...

LEGIONS: First Trailer Released, FilmSharks to Handle World Sales And Remake Rights For Argentine Horror

Deadline reported yesterday that my friends at FilmSharks will handle worldwide sales and remake rights for a new Argentine horror flick, Legions, from filmmaker Fabien Forte.    Legions is currently in post-production, yet a trailer was released from completed footage,...

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.

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...

Friday One Sheet: ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENEZUELA

The HotDocs film festival in Toronto opened yesterday, in its virtual edition, and it seems fitting to offer key art from a documentary. The poster for Once Upon A Time In Venezuela simply frames a still from the film, two...

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Projects For NAFF Project Market

I do love me a good co-production market. Not being able to attend one in the last year and a half, and seeing the challenges facing the global filmmaking community these first few months of the longest January on record,...

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,...