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Now Streaming: FRONTERA VERDE, All Is Not Quiet on the Green Frontier

Juana del Rio, Nelson Camayo, Angela Cano and Miguel Dionisio Ramon star; Ciro Guerra ('Embrace of the Serpent') directs the first episode.

Santiago 2019 Review: HARLEY QUEEN, Not The Comic Book Adaptation You Were Expecting

Maybe the most daring, interesting, conflicting and controversial Chilean directors working right now are Carolina Adriazola and José Luis Sepúlveda. They've amassed critical praise, as well as hate from other sectors of the Chilean Audiovisual Industry, with a series of...

Review: TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID, Magical, Violent, Terrifying

Thousands of people have been murdered or gone missing in the ongoing violent drug war in Mexico. One of the often unacknowledged side effects is the now-orphaned children, many of whom end up on the streets. In her third feature,...

Fantastic Fest 2019: Second Wave Arrives With KNIVES OUT and More Pointed Films

Every film announced for Fantastic Fest 2019's second wave of programming is essential viewing.

MONOS Trailer Observes the Calm Before the Chaos

And now for something calming, until chaos erupts. Directed by Alejandro Landes, Monos appears to start in relative peace and tranquility, as a group of people enjoy life in a beautiful, remote area. Slowly, however, the trailer adds bits and...

TATTOO OF REVENGE: Mexican Female Empowerment Thriller Coming to DVD/VOD in September

You may want to keep your eye out for Tattoo of Revenge (Rencor tatuado) the stylistic, female empowerment thriller from Mexican director Julián Hernández. Breaking Glass Pictures is releasing this thriller, shot in both black-and-white and color, on DVD and...

Lima 2019 Review: Jairo Pinilla Will Have His Revenge On Colombia In LA VENGANZA DE JAIRO

South America is probably not the first place you’d think about when it comes to genre cinema, but over the years, a host of emerging talent has managed to put us on the map. Brazil’s Rodrigo Aragao (The Black Forest),...

Lima 2019 Review: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMAO, A Tale Of Two Sisters

Brazilian director Karim Ainouz has long been a favorite of the Lima Film Festival; it’s an association that goes all the way back to the 2003 premiere of his first full-length feature, Madame Satã, which netted a Best Actor award...

Blood Window 2019: LatAm Co-Production Market For Genre Lovers Now Open For Submissions

Blood Window, the premiere co-production market for genre filmmakers in the Ibero-American region, and part of the larger Ventana Sur film market in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is now open for submissions for this year's market during the first week of...

Fantastic Fest 2019: JOJO RABBIT, IN THE TALL GRASS, FRACTURED, Takashi Miike Lead First Wave

The first wave of genre films that will be playing at Fantastic Fest for its 15th edition has splashed down upon us, and baby, it sure feels good! Held annually in Austin, Texas, the festival will kick off with Taika...

TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID: Watch New Trailer, Be Afraid, Get Excited

Ever since it debuted, Tigers Are Not Afraid has been "blowing minds all over the world," according to our own J Hurtado, and now a new trailer gives us all a lovely visual peek at what to expect. Issa López's...

Now Streaming: THE SON (EL HIJO), Nerves Shred As a Baby Arrives

Joaquín Furriel and Martina Gusman star in a psychological thriller, directed by Sebastián Schindel.

ILL. FINAL CONTAGIUM Exclusive: Unmistakable Body Horror in Poster For Upcoming Horror Anthology

Screen Anarchy has your first look at the first poster for the upcoming biological horror anthology ILL. Final Contagium. All the segments have been shot and are currently in post production. As everything gets tidied up here is the first...

RESPIRA (BREATHE) Trailer: Gabriel Grieco's Thriller Takes Flight After World Premiere at Busan

Gabriel Grieco's thriller Respira (Breathe) had its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival the other week. A brand new trailer for Repsira was just released. Find it below.   “Breathe” is about a family that moves to the...

Review: TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG, Hazy, Coming-Of-Age Mood Piece of a 90s Chilean Summer

Dominga Sotomayor’s Too Late To Die Young is a coming-of-age drama that takes place during the halcyon summer of 1990 in Chile, a time when the nation was slowly emerging from the shadows of a violent military regime. Against a...

Los Cabos 2019: Don't Miss The Call For Entries For Official Selection, Episodic Contents And More

We are getting close to the much-anticipated eight edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival, to be held from November 13 to 17. Right now, the Mexican festival – which last year screened such great films as Mandy, Lords...

Popcorn Frights 2019: Second Wave Aims to Scare Florida in August

It's hot. It's sticky. And it promises to scare. Yes, it's this year's edition of the Popcorn Frights Film Festival, which is headed to Florida in August with a full head of frightening steam. The second wave of titles has...

Karlovy Vary 2019 Review: SICK SICK SICK, Love, Grief, Madness in New Cinema

Coming-of-age, madness and macabre in new aesthetics.

CULTURE SHOCK: Check Out The Trailer For Gigi Guerrero's Hulu INTO THE DARK Entry

Gigi Saul Gurrero's Culture Shock, a chapter in Hulu's ongoing Into The Dark series launches on July 4th. Culture Shock has already had its World Premiere and recently played at Cinepocalypse in Chicago. There are a handful of other potential...

Notes on Streaming: Mexican YANKEE, The Drug War From the Inside

Pablo Lyle leads a dynamic, enjoyable pulp tale.