International: Latin America

FilmSharks Signs Deals For NINE QUEENS 4K, BOOGEYMAN: THE ORIGIN OF THE MYTH, And THE RESTLESS WATERS, SHIVERING LIGHTS

With a couple more days left in this year's EFM our friends at FilmSharks have let us know about more deals they've secured in their time there. Two titles we've spoken about in recent months the other is the return...

FilmSharks Inks Deals For OLVIDO (FORGOTTEN KILLINGS) And LOBO FEROZ at EFM

Our friends at FilmSharks continue to bust out sales for Lobo Feroz, the Spanish language remake of Big Bad Wolves. The latest comes during EFM where they sold the UK rights to BINGO FILMS. Before  that it was sold to...

ROSARIO: First Look at Felipe Vargas' Debut Horror

Rosario is forced to spend the night with the body of her deceased grandma, waiting for the ambulance while being attacked by supernatural forces that have taken control of her grandmother's corpse.

Berlinale 2024: Exclusive REAS Poster Premiere

Lola Arias' sophomore feature employs a musical framework to explore the resilience and dreams of women and trans persons transitioning from life behind bars to freedom.

PERKINGS: Official Poster And Stills For Patricio Valladares' Next Film

When Chilean filmmaker Patricio Valladares shuffler their mortal coil I swear they will die with a camera held in one hand and the other gripping the keyboard for a editing bay. They will die in the midst of making a...

Berlinale 2024: Exclusive THROUGH ROCKS AND CLOUDS Poster Premiere, Exploring Untold Stories of Quechua Communities

Franco García Becerra directs an exploration of resilience, tradition, and community within the breathtaking landscapes of the Peruvian Andes.

DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY Trailer Premiere: Lose Your Senses With This Mexican Supernatural Thriller

After visiting a crime scene, an ambitious and insensitive tabloid crime photographer, falls victim to a mysterious illness that makes him lose, one by one, his five senses.

WANTED MAN Trailer: Check Out Dolph Lundgren's New Action Film Next Month

Johansen (Lundgren) is an aging detective, whose outdated policing methods have given the department a recent public relations problem. To save his job, he is sent to Mexico to extradite a female witness (Villa) to the murders of two DEA...

Viennale 2023 Review: ABOUT THIRTY (ARTURO A LOS 30), Young and Restless in Buenos Aires

Martín Shanly directs and stars in a drama about the shift from the youthful optimism of Generation Y to a growing sense of disillusionment amid life's absurdities.

Viennale 2023 Review: THE PRACTICE Seeks Mindfulness Amid Mid-Life Restart

Martín Rejtman employs deadpan absurdism to satirize the trials of mid-life in the life of a yoga coach.

BASEMENT GAMES: New Horror Thriller From TRAUMA's Lucio A Rojas Heads to Post

Looks like it is time to start preparing ourselves for another brutal horror thriller from our friend Lucio A Rojas.   Spiritually, emotionally, and physically preparing ourselves.    Rojas continues to exorcise his demons - or appease them, I don’t...

RADICAL Review: Sometimes Superheroes Don't Wear Capes, They Teach Instead

Based on Joshua Davis’s 2013 article for Wired, “A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses,” Radical, a stirring, poignant drama co-written and adapted by Christopher Zalla (Blood of My Blood), literally and figuratively revolves around Jose Urbina Lopez...

DEUS IRAE Trailer: XYZ Films Announces North American Sales Rights For Debut, Argentine Horror Flick From Pedro Cristiani

Do not take your eyes off of the horror scene in Argentina for even a second. Deus Irae, an Argentine horror flick that has been at the back of our minds since taking home the big win at Sitges Pitchbox...

Morbido 2023: Mexican Genre Fest Reveals Lineup, Featuring THANKSGIVING, FAILURE!, V/H/S/85 And WHEN EVIL LURKS

In less than a week our amigos y familia at Morbido will be hosting the sixteenth edition of their famed genre film festival. This year genre icons Eli Roth and Ted Raimi will be attending the festival to present their...

Sitges 2023: Demian Rugna's WHEN EVIL LURKS Makes History at Fest, Wins Best Feature Film

Shortly after noon EST the Argentinian thread in my Whatsapp exploded with congratulatory messages for Demian Rugna once his film When Evil Lurks won the best feature film award in the Official In Competition Selection at Sitges.    This is...

Montreal Nouveau 2023 Review: CIELO ABIERTO, Slow Textures Reveal Quiet Truths

We often tend to think of the ravages of colonialismin terms of forests ravaged, animal populations decimated - but colonialism was built with stone. The cities, and especially the moments to white supremacy, came from the stone and hard labour...

New York 2023 Review: PICTURES OF GHOSTS, Ephemeral Nature of Our Lives

Brazilian director Mendonça Filho serves as our expert guide to his beloved city of Recife, combining his own experience and his love of cinema.

LA HORA MARCADA (The Marked Hour) Teaser: Relaunch of Popular Mexican Anthology Series Coming Soon

Very excited yesterday to see a teaser emerge for Mexican antholgoy series La hora marcada. The series is a relaunch of a show that ran in Mexico from 1988 through 1990. It is considerd to be the launching pad for...

Friday One Sheet: WHEN EVIL LURKS

No point beating around the bush on this one, California's Mocean design house goes full on distressed red sky and deep black shadows for slow burn Argentinian possession horror, When Evil Lurks. The tagline, "There is no point in praying" is...