International: Latin America

FilmSharks Finds International Homes For LatAm Titles VIRTUAL REALITY And MACABRE

Variety reported a couple days ago that our friends at FilmSharks in Buenos Aires continued their winning ways this week, selling more rights for Latin American genre titles to more territories.    On top of selling the rights for Ghosting...

FilmSharks Closes Deals in Korea For GHOSTING GLORIA And COME PLAY WITH ME

Some news earlier this week from our friends at FilmSharks in Buenos Aires. Deadline reported that the sales company locked in deals with Korean distributors for the Uruguayan spiritual rom-com Ghosting Gloria and for the Mexican horror flick Come Play...

Friday One Sheet: SPENCER (Also, Full Trailer)

We are looping back around to the detailed fabric and negative space of the key art for Spencer, as it is also an opportunity to embed the full trailer for the film (see below). I do love when key art...

ALONE (SOLA): Black Mandala Reveals Posters And Trailer For Argentine Thriller

Somewhere, A World Similar to Ours...   Black Mandala has revealed two posters and a trailer for José María Cicala's new thriller Alone (Sola).   Led by Araceli González the slogan on the poster suggests... what? an alternate timeline or...

INFECTION: Venezuelan Horror Coming to UK DVD and Digital in October

When an outbreak of a new virus mutation turns the population into blood thirsty crazies, a young doctor is separated from his son. Navigating his way through the plague-infested streets and marauder-filled countryside, he must use every resource to find...

Sitges 2021: Sitges Online Pitchbox Announces Selected Projects

One of the more exclusive co-production markets on the circuit is Sitges' Pitchbox. Exclusive in the sense that only a very small number of projects, six, are invited to participate in the feature film program. Pitchbox runs during Sitges and...

Review: YAKUZA PRINCESS, Despite the Kills, Excels in Surface Cuts

Coming out this weekend in North America, Yakuza Princess is a Filmland Internacional Production and Warner Brothers co-production, in association with XYZ Films. (That means our own Todd Brown is an executive producer on this, and full disclosure: he won't even...

Sitges 2021: Two More Spanish Films Join The Lineup

As the Sitges Film Festival draws ever closer more films are being announced for this year's lineup. Today we got word that two more Spanish films have joined the roster.    David Casademunt's feature debut, El páramo, will have its world premiere...

Venice 2021: Exclusive EL GRAN MOVIMIENTO Poster Premiere for Bolivian Magical Realist Drama

Exclusive poster premiere for Kiro Russo's sophomore feature, which follows 'Dark Skull,' picked to represent Bolivia in the Oscar race.

Cinefantasy 2021: Brazilian Genre Fest Reveals Lineup, Honored Guests and More

Our friends at Cinefantasy, the genre film festival in Brazil, have written us to let us know what their plans are for this year's edition and what films made the cut for the lineup.    The health crisis still looms...

Trailer for Pablo Larraín's SPENCER

After the stylish and well-received Jackie, Chilean wunderkind director Pablo Larraín tackles the tone and character of another iconic political and deified figure, Princess Diana, in a "what might have happened during those few fateful days" in 1997. Casting a...

Fantasia 2021 Review: ON THE 3RD DAY, The Horror Thriller With a Final Act For The Ages

One dark night, Cecilia and her son Martín are involved in a car accident on a lonely road. Three days later, Cecilia wakes up in a barn, her son is nowhere to be found. Cecilia does not remember what happened...

THE LAST MATINEE Exclusive Clip: Better Not Forget About The Kid

Dark Star Pictures and Bloody Disgusting released Maxi Contenti's Uruguayan horror film The Last Matinee in U.S. theaters back on the 6th. They are following up with VOD, Digital and DVD on August 24th.    The audience attending the last...

GenreBlast 2021: HOTEL POSEIDON, APPS And Something About Spiders?

   GenreBlast Film Fest, the genre film festival based out of Winchester, Virginia, is now in its sixth year and preparing to rock the local Alamo Drafthouse Cinema with a banger program.    The festival will be an in-person event...

Review: Pablo Larrain's EMA, Torching Traditional Motherhood

A new breed of filmmaking from one of the most talented filmmakers working today.

Frontières 2021: Shorts to Features Projects, Taking Small Ideas And Making Them Bigger

In the final part of the program this year, Shorts to Features Projects, five projects from Canadian filmmakers came to the market with big ideas for their previous short films. it's not wholly unlike the main program except these filmmakers...

Frontières 2021: A Survey of The Official Selection

Well, here we are again. From the comfort of our own home, we once again are ready to chime in on this year’s Frontieres Market and the multitude of projects looking for partnerships that will get their films made.   ...

ON THE 3RD DAY: More Images and Posters Celebrate Argentine Horror Flick's World Premiere at Fantasia!

Now that we know that Daniel de la Vega's horror flick On the 3rd Day will have its world premiere at Fantasia next month anticipation is building.    Cecilia and her son embark on a journey. On the third day,...

Blood Window 2021: Ventana Sur's Genre Program Now Open For Submissions

The call for submissions went out earlier this week for one of Latin America's biggest and most important co-production markets, Ventana Sur. Of keen interest to us, of course, is the Blood Window program. Blood Window Lab exists solely for...

Arrow Video FrightFest 2021: Second Wave Hits With Fourteen World Premieres!

Oh boy! The second wave of Arrow Video FrightFest 2021 is here and it is chock full of so many good and promising genre treats for attendees this year.    As diverse and eclectic as the countries they come from...