Tag: drama

IN A VIOLENT NATURE: Open This Friday in These Cinemas Across Canada

Here is the confirmed list of cinemas across the country that are showing Chris Nash's terrific slasher flick In A Violent Nature this weekend.

COMA Review: Dealing with Lockdown, An Isolated Fever Dream

Bertrand Bonello wrote and directed; Louise Labeque and Julia Faure star.

IN A VIOLENT NATURE: Check Out These Throwback Lobby Cards

Time to start ramping up the promotion machine for Chris Nash's gory slasher flick, In A Violent Nature. IFC Films is bringing the pride of Canadian horror fans in theaters exclusively May 31st. These dandy throwback lobby cards have been...

GOOD ONE: Official Poster And Trailer

India Donaldson’s Good One will be playing at Cannes in the Director's Fortnight program this month. In August it is coming to cinemas on the 9th. The official trailer and poster have arrived today, find the trailer down below.  In...

HANDLING THE UNDEAD: Official Trailer And Poster Arrive, Exclusive Release Starts May 31st

Ooh, we're looking forward to this one, folks. The film adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist's novel by the same name, Handling The Undead, is coming soon from Neon and it looks to be ready to seriously tug on our decaying...

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Reviews: Surprisingly Good

With the newest installment, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, just days away, it's a good time to revisit a film that surprised many of us, including the studio, I suspect, since it pushed the release date until early...

THE KING TIDE Review: The Fable of a Miracle Gone Wrong

Living in a harsh landscape, somewhat apart and isolated, means you make certain choices about how much assistance you will receive, and how much protection you will offer your community. It also means that legends can grow up around people...

Now Streaming: Bertrand Bonello's Cinematic House of Pleasures

As 'The Beast' continues to roll out its U.S. release, four films by the French director are now available to stream.

IN FLAMES Interview: A Conversation With Director Zarrar Khan

Earlier today we sat down with Zarrar Khan, director of the Pakistani Canadian drama horror In Flames. Opening tomorrow in cinemas on April 12th In Flames was Pakistan's submission in the previous Acadamy Awards, is a double nominee for the...

IN FLAMES Review: The Supernatural Meets Patriarchal Conditioning

The term 'gaslighting' is now quite ubiquitous, and one which still remains scoffed at by many (usually those who hold power). But if you're a member of a marginalized group, that gaslighting could come not just from one person, but...

CALIGULA: THE ULTIMATE CUT: Drafthouse Films Acquires North American Rights to New Version, Reimagined And Restored in 4K

Drafthouse Films acquires North American rights to Caligula: The Ultimate Cut, fully reimagined and restored in 4K. Opens in theaters throughout North America this summer, followed by a release on 4K UHD Blu-ray and digital platforms.

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...

(Good) Friday One Sheet: HUMANE

Curious timing on the Christian calendar for today’s column. We are not at the resurrection yet on Good Friday, only the sacrifice, and the death-heavy poster for Humane shows that.   Perfect ordered body bags, in an neutral grey setting, suggest...

IN A VIOLENT NATURE Official Trailer: Chris Nash's "Genre-Redefining Zombie-Slasher" is Coming For You

By all accounts In A Violent Nature, the feature film debut from writer/director Chris Nash, is a game changer, a single film that revolutionizes the slasher genre. One of the buzziest titles to come out of Sundance this year we're...

STAR WARS: THE ACOLYTE Trailer: The End of The High Republic is Nigh

This isn't about good or bad, it's about power and who is allowed to use it.    The next Star Wars series, The Acolyte, is coming to Disney+ this June. It takes place during the final days of the High...

Screen Anarchists On DUNE: PART TWO

Back when we created our ScreenAnarchy top-10 list of 2021, I lamented the fact that I didn't rally our troops to make a group review for Denis Villeneuve's Dune. Because even though the film topped the leaderboard that year, opinions...

SXSW 2024 Review: BIRDEATER, This Vivisection Of A Toxic Relationship Will Make You Squirm

An Australian stag party goes off the rails when the details of the happy couple's relationship get spilled during a night of heavy drinking and drugs in Jack Clark & Jim Weir's Birdeater, making its international debut at this year's...

SXSW 2024 Review: SEW TORN, An Enchantingly Whimsical Rube Goldberg Action Thriller

A struggling seamstress plays a dangerous real life choose-your-own-adventure game in Freddy Macdonald’s debut feature, the whimsical comedic thriller Sew Torn. Barbara Duggen’s (Eve Connolly) sewing shop in an idyllic hamlet in the picturesque Swiss Alps is on the rocks....

Friday One Sheet: THE ROOSTER

This dark, moody and minimalist key art from Australian design house Barlow.Agency injects some metaphor and iconography into Mark Leonard Winter's feature film debut, The Rooster. We have featured the design work of Timothy Barlow's company a few years ago for...

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...