International: Latin America

Exclusive: Altered Innocence Acquires Venice Title THE HOLE IN THE FENCE

Our friends at Altered Innocence have let us know that they have acquired the U.S. rights for Joaquín del Paso's thriller, The Hole in the Fence (El hoyo en la cerca).    The film promises to carry a Lord of...

Fantaspoa 2022 Review: LEGIONS

The red moon, la luna roja, is coming, and with it the return of the demon Kuaraya and their quest to raise the Evil One. Antonio is all too familiar with Kuaraya. He is a legendary shaman, from a long...

WHAT THE WATERS LEFT BEHIND: SCARS Exclusive: Your First Look at The Poster And Key Stills

We have your first look at the poster and key stills from Nicolas Onetti's sequel to his 2017 horror flick

Blood Window at Cannes 2022: Five LatAm Projects Presented at Marche du Film

Later this month our friends at Blood Window are once again headed to Cannes, the Marche du Film, with a heads up on what is coming out of Latin America this coming year.  They have five films to present to...

Exclusive: The First Official Stills From Argentine Supernatural Horror DON'T COME BACK ALIVE (METE MIEDO)

Alright, we have a treat for all you LatAm horror fans out there. Our friends at Del Toro Films have given us the very first images from Néstor Sánchez Sotelo's supernatural thriller, Don’t Come Back Alive (Mete Miedo). The film...

Fantaspoa 2022 Review: PUSSYCAKE

You know what? Sometimes movies don't have to make sense to be hella entertaining.

Review: LOS CONDUCTOS, A Tale of Two Cities Told in Ingenious Ways

Fernando Úsaga Higuíta and Luis Felipe Lozano star in a daring, dazzling cinematic exercise, directed by Camilo Restrepo, that once again proves the future of cinema is in Latin America.

Review: VIRUS-32, The Difference Between Life And Death is Seconds Away

A young mother must find her daughter, lost in the building she guards at night, while a blood-thirsty horde tries to break in.

Review: THE EYE AND THE WALL, Poignant Now, And Sadly, Probably Forever

Javier Del Cid's drama sci-fi gives a seldom looked at perspective of what it takes to flee oppression.

Review: THE TALE OF KING CRAB, Delicious Cinematic Derring-Do

Gabriele Silli's recurring craggy face and his smooth, clear voice guides us through the most unlikely places in an odd sort of Western adventure, directed by Alessio Rigo de Righi and Matteo Zoppis.

Cine de Terror de Valdivia 2022: Chile's Oldest Genre Film Festival Returns to In-Person

Like most organizations around the world Cine de Terror de Valdivia, Chile's oldest genre film festival will return to in-person screenings during it's 19th edition.    Located in the beautiful city of Valdivia, only a few hundred kilometers south of...

Fantaspoa 2022 Announces Full Lineup, Nishimura's HOLY MOTHER Will Premiere There!

In two weeks the 18th edition of the Fantaspoa Fantastic Film Festival begins! And for the first time in two years the festival is returning to in person screening across five screens in Port Alegre, Brazil. For those in the...

THE SHAPE OF THE WOODS (LA FORMA DEL BOSQUE): Trailer And Posters For Gonzalo Mellid's Debut Horror

Silvia and Andrés, two brothers who live with their grandfather in a house in the middle of the forest, unleash the wrath of a dark entity that will chase them relentlessly until it catches them, during the course of one...

SXSW 2022 Review: A VANISHING FOG, Surreal Eco Elegy with Transcendental Cinematography

Directed by Augusto Sandino, the mysterious drama from Colombia stars Christian Ballesteros, Nury Márquez and Sebastian Pii.

Fantaspoa 2022: Brazilian Genre Fest Returns In-Person, Announces First Wave

Tremendous news for our friends at Fantaspoa. After two years of virtual festivals Fantaspoa is returning to the in-person format. And, having learned from the previous two years, the festival will still offer part of its program online for viewers...

Miami 2022 Review: PARSLEY, Intimate Portrayal of a Massacre

History, sadly, is filled with massacres, and other disastrous events in which one group of humans inflicts terrible violence upon another group, for reasons that - well, it doesn't matter why. They are called massacres for a reason. And a...

SXSW 2022 Review: RAQUEL 1:1, A Mystical Exploration Of Religious Misogyny In Brazil

Religious fanaticism, parental trauma, and misogyny from within and without are all up for dissection in director Mariana Bastos’s fascinating genre-tinged drama, Raquel 1:1. The only Brazilian feature in the SXSW lineup, Raquel 1:1 is a fascinating look at one...

Miami Film Festival: FREYA, PARSLEY Win Jury and Audience Awards

The Miami Film Festival wrapped up this past weekend, with awards given to deserving winners. It's always a treat to watch films from tge festival, with its focus on the best in Latin American cinema, and a lot of films...

Miami 2022 Review: IMMERSION, On the Surface, Nothing is Calm

There are many things that thriller films have taught me, and one thing is, you do not want to be stuck on a boat with strangers. Even if you have land on site, it is itself an isolated location, and...

THE EXORCISM OF GOD Review: The Power of Evil Compels Them

Father Peter Williams works in a Mexican orphanage. He is beloved by his flock and he does what he can for them with the limited resources available to him. However, Father Williams harbors a dark secret. Something happened when he...