Tag: canada

Review: In GUEST OF HONOUR, Sins of the Father Aren't What They Seem

David Thewlis stars in a comeback of sorts for writer and director Atom Egoyan.

Review: HOMEWRECKER, The Dangers of Sheltering in Place

Alex Essoe and Precious Chong star in director Zach Gayne's darkly comic indie thriller.

Coming Soon: GUEST OF HONOUR, From Atom Egoyan, Watch Trailer Now

Love them or hate them, Atom Egoyan consistently makes films that burrow under the skin and display his distinctive vision. The auteur's latest, Guest of Honour, debuted at the Venice and Toronto film festivals last fall, and is now heading...

HOMEWRECKER Will Have to Wait a Little Longer, So Here Is a New Trailer

Alex Essoe and Precious Chong star in Zach Gayne's Homewrecker, a darkly comic indie thriller that is heading for release a little later than expected -- but not too too much later. The film is now confirmed to be opening...

First MOST WANTED Trailer Raises More Questions Than It Answers

A Canadian gets involved in a drug deal gone wrong in Thailand and ends up in prison. That sounds like something we've all heard before. And the first trailer for Most Wanted plays rights into expectations, especially with its emphasis...

Red Band HOMEWRECKER Trailer: Two People, One House, Many Hazards

How much damage can one woman cause in her own home? Well, when that woman is Precious Chong, the answer is: quite a lot! In director Zach Gayne's darkly comic Homewrecker, Chong plays Linda, who lives alone and fills her...

Review: HAMMER, Bad Father, Bad Son, Bad Times

Will Patton and Mark O'Brien star in the criminally-minded family drama, directed by Christian Sparkes.

Review: DREAMLAND, Where the Chaos Is Somewhat Under Control

Filmmaker Bruce McDonad's absurdly hypnotic hodgepodge of violent escapism stars Stephen McHattie, Juliette Lewis and Tomas Lemarquis.

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.