Tag: crime

MAXXXINE: Watch The New Trailer

In 1980s Hollywood, adult film star and aspiring actress Maxine Minx finally gets her big break. But as a mysterious killer stalks the starlets of Hollywood, a trail of blood threatens to reveal her sinister past.

Friday One Sheet: THE LAST STOP IN YUMA COUNTY

This cream-coloured, coffee focused, exercise in minimalism and symbolism is for the tight, one location 'bag of money' suspense thriller The Last Stop in Yuma County. I have no idea why, but i wish more designers would put the title...

WICKED LITTLE LETTERS Review: A Foxy-a••ed Clever Eruption of Suppressed Rage

I'm sure that I'm not the only one who has written - either in their head or possibly on virtual or real paper - a letter that they never sent; the kind of letter that lets out all the anger...

DEAD MAIL: Trailer And Key Art Posted Before World Premiere at SXSW

An ominous help note finds its way to a 1980s post office, connecting a dead letter investigator to a kidnapped keyboard technician.

2024 Canadian Screen Awards: BLACKBERRY, HUMANIST VAMPIRE, And INFINITY POOL Rack up Massive Nominations

I'm a bad Canadian. Technically, I'm a bad Canadian resident, but that's a story for another day. I'm a bad Canadian because until today I've not really given much attention to the Canadian Screen Awards. I can always say that...

BLOOD FOR DUST Trailer: Crime Thriller Starring Josh Lucas, Scoot McNairy and Kit Harington, in Select Theaters This April

Cliff, a traveling salesman drowning under the weight of providing for his family and the myth of the American dream, finds himself on a dangerous path after a chance encounter with Ricky, a colleague from a dark past.

DUSK FOR A HITMAN Trailer: Quebecois Crime Thriller Coming This April

In the late 1970s, the most feared hitman in the Montreal underworld, Donald Lavoie, found himself hunted down by his former accomplices and by a tenacious police officer.

Friday One Sheet: THE BIKERIDERS

Exuding casual mid-century mid-western cool, freedom and wide open space, the key art for Jeff Nichols' biker saga, spanning the 1950s and 1960s rise of The Vandals, wears its iconography with ease. No credit block for this bad boy, just...

FilmSharks Signs Deals For NINE QUEENS 4K, BOOGEYMAN: THE ORIGIN OF THE MYTH, And THE RESTLESS WATERS, SHIVERING LIGHTS

With a couple more days left in this year's EFM our friends at FilmSharks have let us know about more deals they've secured in their time there. Two titles we've spoken about in recent months the other is the return...

KICKBOXER: ARMAGEDDON: Scott Adkins Joins The Final Chapter of Action Trilogy

THR broke the news last night that fan favorite action star Scott Adkins has joined the cast of Kickboxer: Armageddon. This will be the final chapter in a trilogy of films that started in 2016. Once again, Adkins is going...

MEAN STREETS 4K Review: Martin Scorsese Takes On His Home Turf

Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel ignite Scorsese's breakthrough movie, now on 4K from Criterion.

SPACKED OUT Review: Engaging, Provocative Coming of Age in Hong Kong

Almost 25 years later, Spacked Out, a coming-of-age social drama by Lawrence Ah-Mon (My Name is Fame, Gimme Gimme, Gangs), still feels as fresh, insightful, and provocative as it did when it was released just a few years after Hong...

Boutique Startup Celluloid Dreams Brings Giallo THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS to Blu-ray And 4K UHD

Boutique startup announces its debut release, bringing Giuliano Carnimeo's beloved Giallo to 4K UHD for the first time

A HAUNTING IN VENICE Review: Branagh Delivers Triumphant Third Poirot Adaptation

Over the last decade, actor, screenwriter, and director Kenneth Branagh (Belfast, Hamlet, Henry V) has shifted his attention from kickstarting one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most popular superheroes, Thor, to attempting to reboot the late Tom Clancy’s most famous...

THE EQUALIZER 3 Review: Denzel Washington Elevates Uneven, Middling Entry

Moments into the inelegantly titled The Equalizer 3, the trilogy capper that reunites director Antoine Fuqua (Emancipation, The Magnificent Seven, Training Day), and screenwriter Richard Wenk (The Equalizer and The Equalizer 2), with two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington, two men...

SATAN WANTS YOU Interview: Sean Horlor and Steve J. Adams Talk Moral Panics

Moral panics have been with us as a species since time immemorial. From the persecution of European pagans at the end of the Roman empire in the Fourth Century, to the Salem witch trials in New England in the 17th...

Fantasia 2023 Review: HOME INVASION, On the Tyranny of Technology and Surveillance

Greame Arnfield really, really does not like the Ring. No, not the infamous J-Horror film or its American remake, but rather the video doorbell company that turned the humble little button that goes ding-dong, into the “smart doorbell,” a cloud...

Fantasia 2023: Final Wave Sees WE ARE ZOMBIES By RKSS Closing, Nic Cage Honored, Plus TIGER STRIPES, DEVILS, RAGING GRACE, And More

We are two weeks away from the opening of the 27th Fantasia in Montreal and today we get to see the final bunch of films to round out the three week long genre film extravaganza taking place in Montreal from...

THE WRATH OF BECKY iTunes Code Giveaway

Two years after she escaped a violent attack on her family, Becky attempts to rebuild her life in the care of an older woman - a kindred spirit named Elena. But when a group known as the “Noble Men” break...

Pretty Packaging: GHOST IN THE SHELL Lands An Ultimate Edition

Blu-ray distributor Plaion, previously known in Germany as Koch Media, has been responsible for some Special Editions which were absolute jawdroppers. Their release of Richard Stanley's The Color Out of Space was a highpoint for me in 2020, and last...