Tag: canada

Now Streaming: THE DIRTIES Still Stings With Mad Style and Intelligence

Can you laugh with the boy holding the gun? The short answer is, "Yes." The slightly longer answer is, "Quite a lot, but with a hell of a caveat." And the longest answer is the rest of this review. Looking...

DREAMLAND Trailer Dazzles, Of Course

Updated 5/8/20: Please note that the film will receive a national release in Canada via AppleTV, Bell, Cineplex, Cogeco, Rogers, Shaw, and Telus on May 29, 2020. Also, please enjoy the snazzy Canadian poster! Original post follows ... Our own...

Will Patton Brings the HAMMER Down in New Trailer

A father, a son, a botched drug deal, themes of family and fate. Mark O'Brien and Ben Cotton also star in Christian Sparkes' dramatic thriller.

Now Streaming: BLOOD QUANTUM, How We Eat Our Own

Michael Greyeyes, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, and Forrest Goodluck star in writer/director Jeff Barnaby's horror thriller, now streaming on Shudder.

BLOOD QUANTUM: Shudder Surprise Drops Jeff Barnaby's Indigenous Canadian Zombie Thriller

Hey. You know what horror fans in the U.S. UK and Ireland can do right now, over on Shudder? Right now? They can go watch Jeff Barnaby's highly acclaimed Indigenous Canadian zombie thriller, Blood Quantum, on the AMC streaming service....

CASTLE IN THE GROUND Trailer, Where Grief Meets Trouble

The Canadian drama is heading for release on a variety of On Demand platforms on May 15, 2020.

10+ Years Later: PONTYPOOL Is The Canadian Quarantine Movie To Fuck With Our Current Headspace

“In our top story of today, a big, cold, dull, dark, white, empty, never-ending blow my brains out, seasonal affective disorder freaking kill-me-now weather front, that'll last all day.”   Grant Mazzy, a big city talk-radio host, who has been...

THE SILENCING, Starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Annabelle Wallis, Will Not Remain Quiet Much Longer

Stay quiet no more, Saban Films says! The company announced today that they will be releasing crime-thriller The Silencing, starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Annabelle Wallis. The film "follows a reformed hunter living in isolation on a wildlife sanctuary who becomes...

RED ROVER Trailer: Let's Go to Mars

Kristian Bruun and Cara Gee star in director Shane Belcourt's film about dreams, exes, new friends, and space.

Review: DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL, The Woman Who Cried Wolf

Niagara Falls is a odd town. The Canadian side has the advantage of the best views of the one of the world's great natural wonders, and this has turned the area into, as one character says, something of the 'Las...

Review: THE LODGE, Chilly Scenes of Horror

'Goodnight Mommy' filmmakers Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala return with a chilling sophomore feature; Riley Keough stars.

Review: COME TO DADDY, Escalating Mayhem in Outlandish Father-Son Story

It is a joy to watch Elijah Wood give such a game performance in director Ant Timpson's outlandish father-son story.

Friday One Sheet: DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL

Like many things when capturing attention, it is all about the eyes. The key art for this Canadian neo-noir re-imagines the tacky urban theme park slash tourist trap, the eponymous Clifton Hill, that is barnacled to Niagara Falls, as a...

WELCOME TO THE CIRCLE Trailer: Maybe Say No to This Invitation

'Tis the season for frightening cults, according to popular culture, and so we have the trailer for Welcome to the Circle, which suggests that maybe you say no to this particular invitation. The trailer takes a somewhat scruffy, apparently low-key...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: HOMEWRECKER, Hanging Out with Weirdos May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Alex Essoe and Precious Chong star in a comedy of the awkward and the dangerous; Zach Gayne directed.

Toronto 2019 Interview: SYNCHRONIC Directors Moorhead & Benson's Favorite Cinematic Representations of Altered States

Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson have wowed audiences with their mind-bending (and genre-bending) films Resolution, Spring, and The Endless. All of these films share the similarity of slyly tackling complex philosophical and/or metaphysical subject matter in an entertaining package. The...

Toronto 2019 Review: BLOOD QUANTUM Chews On The Sins of Fathers

It is 1971, and a lone police car drives purposely, if slightly lost, through the Northern Canadian forest. Its bright red cherries offer little light, and function more of a quiet warning to the wilderness which surround it. The Police...

Fantasia 2019: DEAD DICKS Trailer Gets Weird, Weirder, Bloody

Set to enjoy its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, Canada, on July 25, Dead Dicks has unveiled its first NSFW trailer, which must be seen to be believed. "When a young nursing student named Becca...

Calgary Underground 2019 Review: RED LETTER DAY, Fear And Loathing In The Canadian Suburbs

"I just figured this would be happening in the US." One of the characters early on in Red Letter Day elucidates the sometimes subtle (sometimes not) passive-agressive smugness in the Canadian attitude, as defined by self-comparison to the American experiment down...

Calgary Underground Film Fest Announces 2019 Lineup: HIGH LIFE, LITTLE MONSTERS, DR. RUTH And More

Western Canada's largest genre festival celebrates its sweet sixteen this year. The Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) dropped its line-up today, and as with previous years it is a delightfully eclectic mix of the both serious and silly cinema. Documentaries...