Tag: drama

Screamfest 2021 Awards: NOCTURNA: SIDE A - THE GREAT OLD MAN'S NIGHT Wins Big

It's nice to see a film that you love get embraced by a festival and take home a slew of hardware. Screamfest Horror Film Festival announced this year's award winners and Gonzalo Calzada's Nocturna: Side A - The Great Old...

WHEN I CONSUME YOU: Yellow Veil Pictures to Handle English-Speaking World Sales

...a woman and her brother hunt down a mysterious stalker hellbent on their destruction, testing the limits of love and loyalty in the face of ultimate evil.   Our friends at Yellow Veil Pictures have picked up the English-speaking world...

Sitges 2021 Méliès d'Or Awards: Prano Bailey-Bond's CENSOR Wins Best European Film

To European filmmakers few awards are as important in the genre community as the Méliès d’Or Awards. Tonight, Sitges hosted the Méliès d'Or awards ceremony and rewarded Prano Bailey-Bond's Censor the Best European Feature Film award, the Méliès d'Or . ...

Review: THE LAST DUEL, Grim, Gritty, Medieval Melodrama

Matt Damon, Jodie Comer, Adam Driver and Ben Affleck star in an action drama, directed by Ridley Scott, now in theaters.

New York 2021 Review: MEMORIA, Body Memories in Visual/Sonic Masterpiece

Tilda Swinton stars in a new film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul. As with the Thai auteur's other films, watching it is like sleepwalking through unfamiliar territory.

Blood in the Snow 2021: Canadian Genre Fest Teams up With Super Channel For Another Digital Event, And...

As we enter the back quarter of the year our attention turns once again to the folks at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival.   In the face of adversity last year the festival forged a partnership with Super...

New York 2021 Review: INTRODUCTION, Lamentation on Young Love

Characters overlap in three chapters. Hong's cinematic playfulness is there. Loose structure and double takes are there too. But with black and white cinematography and blustery and cold winter landscape give way to the film's overall melancholic mood.

Woodstock 2021 Review: 18 ½, a Guy, a Girl and the Watergate Scandal

Dan Mirvish’s latest indie venture, 18 ½ is a rare find in the current landscape of filmmaking, an original story that draws you in from the opening frame. Set amidst the Watergate Scandal during Richard Nixon’s presidency, it is NOT...

Friday One Sheet: THE HARDER THEY FALL

Scratchy, sunset backlit, spaghetti western vibes exude from the key art for Netflix's The Harder They Fall.  Even in 24x36 'portrait mode', instead of the typical ultra-wide framing of the genre (or even a UK Quad design), the composition of...

New York 2021 Review: DRIVE MY CAR, Surviver's Guilt, Loneliness and Human Connection

Based on a short story by famed Japanese author Murakami HarukI, from the collections Men Without Women, the film is a skillfully adapted and directed tale of human connection and redemption.

Santiago Horror 2021: THE DAY OF THE BEAST And NOCTURNA SIDE A Lead Online Edition Next Week

We are coming up on the next edition of the Santiago Horror Film Festival next week. Free for all of Chile, the event goes digital one more time (please, only once more) and horror fans can tune into the festival's...

HOMEBOUND Exclusive Clip, Like it Used to be With The Kids

Holly’s excited to finally meet fiancé Richard’s three children for the first time at a birthday celebration for his youngest. Taking place at his ex-wife’s secluded home in the English countryside, Holly is nervous at the proposition of being a...

New York 2021 Review: Joel Coen's THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, Expectations Not Met

But there have been many famous screen adaptations of the Shakespeare's play before. The first question anyone would naturally ask is, is another adaptation of the famous Scottish play really necessary?

Now Streaming: GOLIATH Roars Back in Noir Style

Billy Bob Thornton, Nina Arianda, Jena Malone and Bruce Dern star in the series, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

DEAD & BEAUTIFUL Trailer, Coming to Shudder in November

In Dead & Beautiful, five rich, spoiled Asian twenty-somethings (Gijs Blom, Aviis Zhong, Yen Tsao, Philip Juan, Anechka Marchenko) are suffering from upper class ennui, unsure how to spend their days when so little is expected from them. In search...

NIGHT TEETH Trailer: Netflix's Vampire Horror Aims to Paint a Los Angeles Night Red With Style

To earn some extra cash, quirky college student Benny (Jorge Lendeborg, Jr.) moonlights as a chauffeur for one night. His task: drive two mysterious young women (Debby Ryan and Lucy Fry) around Los Angeles for a night of party hopping....

Blu-ray Review: THE DEAD ZONE Remains Devastating, Prophetic

The Dead Zone. I've seen this 1983 film several times, and with each viewing, I love the film more. Scream Factory's recently released collector's edition of The Dead Zone is the definitive home "video" version (at least so far). Directed...

FIN Atlantic 2021 Review: TITANE, Extreme Body Pleasure and Pain

Carrie Fisher once described her body as a bag to carry her brain around. There's a book about women's health entitled 'Our Bodies, Ourselves'. We often talk about of our bodies as being separate from us, and yet they are...

Review: THE AUSCHWITZ REPORT, Timely Holocaust Escape Drama

True events of an escape from Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp are in the center of the pulse-racing Holocaust thriller.

Review: CRY MACHO, Clint Eastwood's Ballad of Forgotten Cowboys and Lost Boys

Apparently, over three decades ago, Cry Macho crossed Clint Eastwood’s desk. He decided to pass on it because at the time, he felt he was too young to properly tell the story of an old cowboy whose best days are...