Tag: action

Blood Window Pinamar 2019: Second Annual Genre Fest Invades The Small Town in Coastal Argentina

Our friends at Blood Window in Argentina are once again preparing to roll into the coastal town of Pinamar, a little south of Buenos Aires, for the sophomore run of The Fantasy and Horror Film Festival Blood Window Pinamar.   ...

Chicago's 2nd Annual Windy City Horrorama Unveils Its Gruesome Feature Lineup!

Fans of bloody mayhem in Chicago have an event to look forward to! The second annual Windy City Horrorama will take place on the weekend of April 26-28th at the Davis Theater and the lineup is a combination of genre...

AVENGEMENT: Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires Scott Adkins Action Flick

Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today that they acquired the U.S. rights for Avengement, an upcoming action film starring SA fave Scott Adkins, directed by Jesse V. Johnson.   Scott Adkins is of course no stranger to us, we have been...

Big Game Spots: Tracking All The Spots, AVENGERS ENDGAME, CAPTAIN MARVEL And More...

If you would rather be anywhere than in front of the television watching the Big Game tonight but you still want to see all those famous 'Spots' that have become synonmous with the event then check in here. Some of...

SOLDIER OF WAR: New Trailer And Poster Ahead of March Release

This a is public service announcment.   To those of you who say to yourselves every morning when you wake up, "Self. You know what you need? Another Nazi horror flick".    The folks at Uncork'd Entertainment are distributing producer...

Tom Green, Udo Kier And Hitler On A Dinosaur! It's The Theatrical Trailer For IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE!

Sometimes in life what you really need are lizard people, a Canadian cult comedian and a genocidal fascist riding a dinosaur. And if that's what you need in your life today, well, we've got you sorted! Yup, it's the theatrical...

Behold The Glorious Majesty Of The COMMANDO NINJA!

Are you ready for a little present to warm the cockles of your heart? Because Benjamin Combes has got one for you, oh, yes he does. It was back in March that we first wrote about writer-director Combes and his...

Mark Dacascos And Brahim Achabbakhe Face Off In THE DRIVER

Arriving in Thailand straight from the set of Netflix upcoming Wu Assassins and a little movie named John Wick 3, Mark Dacascos (Drive, Crying Freeman) gets behind the wheel and back in action for his latest project, The Driver. The...

Blood In The Snow 2018: Canadian Genre Festival Announces First Wave

I want to start by saying I really wish I could give more of my time to BITS, the Blood in the Snow Film Festival, here in Toronto at the end of November each year. I have been so impressed...

Phenomena 2018: New Genre Fest Debuts in São Paulo And Paraty, Brazil

We have some new friends in the City of Drizzle, São Paulo, Brazil. We were introduced to the fine folks from Cine Phenomena, a monthly film club in the city, and this wwek they are about to launch their brand...

Full Programme Announced For Celluloid Screams 2018

Seems we are a bit behind on announcing the lineup of one of key UK stops on the festival circuit during the Autumn months. Celluloid Screams in Sheffield announced their lineup earlier this month and they were kind enough to...

60 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: Robert Nolan Fights Off Bad Guys in New Poster and Exclusive Gallery

I will confess that I've only known of Robert Nolan's work through the horror community here in Toronto. So the idea of watching Nolan as an action actor is supposed to feel alien to me, no? Then I watched the...

Fantasia 2018 Review: LOI BAO Is A Fun Martial Arts Oddity From Vietnam

It's been several years since the Vietnamese film industry had its moment as the next big thing in martial arts action. Back in the late '00s, led by incredible performer Johnny Tri Nguyen and director Charlie Nguyen, Vietnam was beginning...

Fantasia 2018 Review: KASANE Explores The Tyranny Of Appearances

Based on the popular manga by Matsuura Dasuma, Kasane - Beauty and Fate - is a film that dissects tyranny of good looks through a horror lens. Habuta (Asano Tadanobu) is a talent agent looking for his next big star...

New York Asian 2018 Interview: Hong Kong Action Legend Dante Lam and Producer Candy Leung Talk OPERATION RED SEA

The New York Asian Film Festival is celebrating a true Master of Action.  Director/producer/writer Dante Lam’s career spans Hong Kong’s Golden Age with films like Beast Cops, Twins Effect, Jiang Hu, through today with Beast Stalker, Unbeatable, and To The Fore....

ILLANG: THE WOLF BRIGADE: Netflix Nabs Near-Global Rights For Kim Jee-woon's Live Action Version of Anime JIN-ROH

Big news from Variety this morning. Streaming powerhouse Netflix have acquired nearly all global rights for Kim Jee-woon's Illang: The Wolf Brigade. This new film from the director of such hits as The Good The Bad The Weird and I...

What The Hell Is Michael Douglas Doing In ANIMAL WORLD?

Cashing a check, that's what he's doing. Probably a pretty big one. Michael Douglas is on screens worldwide right now in Ant Man And The Wasp but that's not his only current big screen foray. Nope. Douglas is also on...

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Full Lineup For 2018

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) today announced a full programme of genre treats ahead of their July 6th start date. In addition to the previously announced world-first focus on genre films of New Zealand and the festival's highlighting of...

Cinepocalypse 2018: Nine World Premieres And Festival Faves Dominate Full Lineup!

Next month, between June 21st and 28th the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, Illinois will be invaded with all manner of beasts and terrors. In only its second year Cinepocalypse is making a strong move to becoming a key go-to...

Blu-ray Review: BLACK PANTHER, An Afrofuturist Wonderland In HD

As the superhero movie world shudders in the immediate wake of Avengers: Infinity War (a film I was pretty bored by), this week on store shelves lands Ryan Coogler's (Creed) Black Panther, one of the most successful films of the...