Tag: belgium

Montreal Nouveau 2021 Review: ZERIA, A Fractured Story of a Dying World

What are the stories that will be left for humanity, if (or really, when) there is a shift in how we live? Or where we are? What are the ideas, histories, feelings, we need to impart to the next generations,...

Review: UNDERGODS Casts a Captivating Spell

Kate Dickie, Ned Dennehy, Geza Rohrig, Burn Gorman and Tanya Reynolds star in director Chino Moya's fantasy thriller.

JUMBO Exclusive Clip: Jeanne Shares Her Creations

Zoé Wittock's contemporary fairy tale Jumbo is coming to VOD and DVD on March 16 from Dark Star Pictures. We have an exclusive clip to share with you today. You will find it and a selection of stills below.    Jeanne,...

Review: BREAKING SURFACE, Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves

Moa Gammel and Madeleine Martin star as sisters who must fight for survival in director Joachim Hedén's tense thriller.

Review: SAVAGE STATE, French Western Dissolves Into Something Else

Alice Isaaz, Kevin Janssens and Deborah Francois star in writer/director David Perrault's ambitious, elegant-looking drama.

Review: GHOST TROPIC, Solidarity in Humanity

Directed by Bas Devos, the drama is quietly enchanting, and delicate in its beauty.

Review: THE ROOM, The Place Where Something Strange Happens

Olga Kurylenko and Kevin Janssens star in a thriller from director Christian Volckman ('Renaissance'), now available on VOD, Digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray.

Review: SEA FEVER, Creature Feature Gone Wild

Hermione Corfield, Connie Nielsen, and Dougray Scott star in writer/director Neasa Hardiman's sci-fi horror drama.

Now on VOD: THE OTHER LAMB, Cut Off From Modern Society

Michiel Huisman, Raffey Cassidy, and Denise Gough star in director Malgorzata Szumowska's thrilling horror drama.

Review: VIVARIUM, Your New Forever Home

“The strawberries have no taste.”   This might be my favourite line of dialogue from this high-concept science fiction satire, Vivarium, an Irish-Danish-Belgian co-production that has a go at the middle class American dream.   For decades now, the gargantuan...

Now Streaming: THE ROOM, Where Dreams Become Nightmares

Olga Kurylenko and Kevin Janssens star in a new thriller from director Christian Volckman ('Renaissance') on Shudder.

Exclusive Trailer Premiere: SKIN WALKER, Chilling Terror

What evil lurks in the heart of Europe? Recently emerging from the post-production process, Skin Walker is a psychological horror film from Luxembourg/Belgium that explores a very particular mystery. It's haunted a woman named Regine from her childhood onward. When...

A BLUEBIRD IN MY HEART Trailer: Bruising Noir Seeks Redemption

Among the many reasons that I enjoy Shudder, the streaming service, is that they have expanded well beyond horror titles and feature a great variety of genre films. And here's an excellent example. From all appearances, A Bluebird in My...

Interview: Fabrice du Welz Talks About First Love and His New Film ADORATION

For over 15 years, Belgian director Fabrice du Welz has been thrilling and challenging audiences with his transgressive genre features like Calvaire and Alléluia. With his latest film, Adoration, he explores the coming of age of 12-year-old Paul (Thomas Gioria),...

Brooklyn Horror 2019 Review: SEA FEVER, Familiar Setting, Familiar Genre, Distinct Atmosphere

Hermione Corfield stars as a marine biologist in director Neasa Hardiman's feature debut.

New York 2019 Review: ATLANTICS, A Ghost Story with Female Solidarity Twist

Expertly weaving the current headlines of marine disasters and the ghost story with the female solidarity twist, 'Atlantics' has all the right ingredient to be a success story of a small art film breakthrough, recalling 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives.'

L'Etrange 2019 Review: THE MUTE Strikes With Brutal Clarity

Bartosz Konopka's film stars Krzysztof Pieczyński, Karol Bernacki, Jan Bijvoet, and Jeroen Perceval.

Toronto 2018 Review: DUELLES (MOTHER'S INSTINCT), Stylish Yet Stunted Nostalgic Thrills

Olivier Masset-Depasse’s Duelles is a product of the times. Though a homage to the thrillers of Hitchcock and the aesthetics of Sirk, Duelles’ conceit is one that banks on obsessions of current pop culture: nostalgia and the resurgence of female-led...

Review: MANDY, Evil Lurks in a Fever Dream Starring Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough star in Panos Cosmatos' feast of visual delights.

Review: LET THE CORPSES TAN, High Style and a Complicated Story

Writing-directing team Hélèn Cattet and Bruno Forzani try something of an experiment with their third feature.