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AnarchyVision: THE MUMMY, IT COMES AT NIGHT, CHURCHILL

In my latest report, I talk about a trio of movies that opened this past weekend, including one blockbuster misfire, one mismarketed genre piece, and a flawed yet somewhat fascinating take on a political hero. Watch the video below. ...

Review: CHURCHILL, Roaring Like a Lion

Years of warfare have taken their toll on the old lion. Beginning one week before D-Day is set to launch in June 1944, Churchill finds the British Prime Minister (and Minister of Defence) haunted by an epic military failure during...

MonsterFest 2016: A Gunfight, Deadly Relatives and an Autopsy Lead First Wave of Titles

MonsterFest is coming! Prepare yourselves, Melbourne, Australia, for your fill of fantastic film delights at the end of November. The first wave of titles was announced today and there are heaps of goodness coming to Melbs.    Attendees will see...

THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE: Emile Hirsch And Brian Cox Join New Film From TROLLHUNTER Director

Yesterday we announced that Trollhunter director Andre Øvredal receieved a grant from the Nordic Genre Boost to help make his next Norwegian genre film, Bright Skies. And Deadline announced yesterday that Emile Hirsch and Brian Cox have signed on to lead...

Matt Damon And Paul Greengrass BOURNE Again?

Although Universal is still developing a possible sequel to the Jeremy Renner spin-off The Bourne Legacy, with Justin Lin attached to direct, the studio has also taken serious positive steps towards resurrecting the original Bourne franchise, according to movie news website...

Sitges 2013 Review: MINDSCAPE Is An Intriguing Twist On The Classic Thriller

Sigmund Freud described the human mind as a series of rooms. In each one, our psychological traumas and memories are hidden, and our subconscious keeps many of them locked. These strange rooms of the mind and their secrets are explored...

Spanish Trailer for Mindscape Reveals a Dark & Creepy Thriller

Jorge Dorado's feature film debut, Mindscape, will be screening at the Sitges film festival shortly, and a Spanish trailer has been released. Starring Mark Strong, Brian Cox, and Taissa Farmiga, Strong plays a psychic who can enter people's memories. He's...

Review: BLOOD, A Little Thinner Than It Should Be

With a title as simple and to the point as Blood, you'd think that director Nick Murphy was going for a back-to-basics chiller-thriller, and you'd be half right. Blood begins as the sort of dark-rimmed, sleepy town procedural showcased by the...

LIFF 2011: EXIT HUMANITY review

There are some ideas it's hard to see how people could possibly screw up. Take horror (as in the supernatural) in the middle of a war zone. You've got potentially limitless subtext, the nightmares soldiers and civilians go through literally...

FANTASIA 2011: IRONCLAD Review

[With medieval action film Ironclad already in US theatrical release, but receiving it's Canadian premiere (apparently a sold out screening) today at Fantasia we revisit Kurt's previous review.]"What a tedious little man!" snarls Brian Cox after dealing-slash-politicking against Paul Giamatti for the...

Civil War Zombies! EXIT HUMANITY Trailer Premiere!

In November of 2010 I had the chance to visit the set of John Geddes' Exit Humanity. A zombie picture set in the immediate aftermath of the US Civil War, Exit Humanity features Dee Wallace, Bill Mosely, Stephen McHattie and...

IRONCLAD Review

[With medieval action film Ironclad entering into limited US theatrical release tomorrow we revisit Kurt Halfyard's previous review.]"What a tedious little man!" snarls Brian Cox after dealing-slash-politicking against Paul Giamatti for the hearts and minds of the British peasantry.  Far from it,...

IRONCLAD Screening At LACMA During Magna Carta Viewing And Britweek!

On the last day of the viewing of Magna Carta, LACMA will premiere Ironclad, an ultra-violent action thriller that tells the true story of a motley crew of tough, battle hardened warriors, who withstood several brutal and bloody months under siege,...

ActionFest '11: Ironclad Review

"What a tedious little man!" snarls Brian Cox after dealing-slash-politicking against Paul Giamatti for the hearts and minds of the British peasantry.  Far from it, to enjoy Ironclad is to embrace one of the most ridiculous, yet delightful moments of over-the-top royalty...

Brim and The Good Heart clean up the Icelandic Eddas

Our annual film and TV awards, The Edda, was held on saturday and indy darlings Brim (Undercurrent) and The Good Heart took home a large chunk of the awards. Brim took Best Picture, Lead Actress, Cinematography, Editing, Sound Design and...

Poster Art For Civil War Zombie Picture EXIT HUMANITY

A tip of the hat here to Justin Erickson - whose work is well familiar to regular readers of Rue Morgue Magazine - for his stellar new poster art for Canadian produced zombie picture Exit Humanity. Though produced just outside...

First Look At Dee Wallace, Bill Moseley And Stephen McHattie In John Geddes' EXIT HUMANITY

There's something brewing in Collingwood. The town of twenty thousand to the north west of Toronto was a popular skiing destination as a kid growing up in the area but is not much in the public consciousness beyond that. A...

Brian Cox and Paul Dano: Possibly The Oddest Odd Couple Ever. A Red Band Trailer For Dagur Kari's THE GOOD HEART.

You know, I just really, really like Dagur Kari. The Icelandic director may not be the biggest or flashiest guy around but his stuff is just solid. Three features into his career now - each in a different language, oddly...

SXSW 2010: THE GOOD HEART Review

[With Dagur Kari's The Good Heart screening as part of SXSW 2010 we now re-post our review of the film which originally ran when the film premiered in Toronto.]On this, the first day of the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival,...

AFM 09: Richard Attenborough, Robert Carlyle, Bob Hoskins, Paul Giamatti And Pete Postlethwaite Are IRONCLAD

A full on, big budget, medieval action film with a cast of honest-to-god actors?  Err, yes please.  The film is Ironclad from director Jonathan English and it's in post-production now.It is the year 1215 and England is on the brink...