Tag: fantasy

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Full Lineup For 2018

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) today announced a full programme of genre treats ahead of their July 6th start date. In addition to the previously announced world-first focus on genre films of New Zealand and the festival's highlighting of...

Giveaway: Win a Copy of I KILL GIANTS on DVD

RLJE Films released Anders Walter's adaptation of Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's graphic novel I Kill Giants on DVD and Bluray back on May 22nd. We are super late on this giveaway but we have three (3) copies on the...

Cinepocalypse 2018: Nine World Premieres And Festival Faves Dominate Full Lineup!

Next month, between June 21st and 28th the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, Illinois will be invaded with all manner of beasts and terrors. In only its second year Cinepocalypse is making a strong move to becoming a key go-to...

Toronto Japanese Film Festival: TOKYO VAMPIRE HOTEL, OUTRAGE - CODA And YOCHO - FOREBODING Round up 2018 Lineup Announced

Hey Toronto. We know that it looks like Spring has all but given up coming to our fair city this year but fear not, Summer is pretty much right around the corner now. How can we be so sure? Well,...

5th HORRORANT FILM FESTIVAL: TRAUMA, FRAMED And WHAT THE WATERS LEFT BEHIND Lead First Wave of Titles at Greek Genre Fest

It is good to see that outside of the work of Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Lobster and Dogtooth) that the genre scene in Greece is being upheld by the work of the organizers of the...

All The Big Game Spots in One Place! SOLO, A QUIET PLACE, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM And More

[Updated 2/5/18: The full teaser trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been added below.] The game of games. The opportunity for history to be made tonight. Or will it go to the underdogs? We will know in a...

The New Trailer For RAAKSHAS Promises A Dark Fantasy In The Indian Jungle

2017 was kind of a light year for genre films in India. There were a few stand out productions, but the general mood in the country was pretty tense, and that seemed to lend itself more toward either dramas or...

MONSTER HUNT 2: Sequel To Smash Chinese Hit Promises More Of Everything

Animator turned live action director Raman Hui hit gold at th Chinese box office with his smash hit fantasy-comedy Monster Hunt and so it comes as no surprise that he's back with a second helping. And if the trailer is...

Horror Channel FrightFest Announces Glasgow Film Festival 2018 Line-up

If you follow the genre festival circuit long enough you come to understand that one name is synonymous with all things genre in the UK. Even after it will no longer be a 'United' Kingdom (thank you fuckwits) FrightFest will...

An American Film Geek's Top Ten of 2017

What an embarrassment. An embarrassment of riches, that is. 2017 had so many excellent, top-tier, wonderful, provocative, enjoyable films, that any given critic's list can't help but be embarrassing for what's not able to be included. I've seen no shortage...

KILL ORDER: Key Art Debut For Canadian Sci-fi Actioner

James Mark's sci-fi actioner Kill Order had its Canadian Premiere at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival here in Toronto over a week ago. It will be released in the U.S. on DIGITAL HD and DVD on February 6,...

New STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Trailer Paints a Grim Picture

Remember Bill Murray's character, Nick the lounge singer, on Saturday Night Live? And remember when he sang about Star Wars? And about how he'd never wish they'd end? Nick is the prophet of our time. Lucasfilm has gone ahead and...

Razor Reel 2017: Flanders Film Festival Lineup Includes MAYHEM, LOWLIFE And HOUNDS OF LOVE

It warms the blood to know that all around the World that there is no shortage of genre fare heading in to the Halloween season. Across Europe the number of genre festivals is staggering as all peoples in all regions...

TOMBIRUO: Malaysian Hero Protects The Jungle

If the premise for Seth Larney and Nasir Jani's Tombiruo brings a certain lord of the jungle to mind - albeit with a modern twist - well, you're not the only one. Adapted from a novel by Ramlee Awang Murshid...

TAM CAM THE UNTOLD STORY: Watch This Exclusive Clip From The Vietnamese Epic Fantasy

The top grossing film in Vietnam last year was Veronica Ngo's action fantasy film Tam Cam The Untold Story. Her second film from the director's chair has found its way to U.S. shores and will bow in cinemas in San...

AnarchyVision: #TIFF17 Edition!

A look at a slew of Toronto International Film festival (TIFF) films, from Darren Aronofsky's Mother! to the fantastic I, Tonya, The Shape of Water and Jane, as well as Canadian indie Porcupine Lake....

Crowdfund This! DRAGON FORCE X Delivers Kung Fu And Kick-Arse Moustaches!

Here's what you need to know about upcoming Australian web series Dragon Force X: Writer-director-star Stuart Simpson references Manimal on the official pitch website. Yeah, that's right. Fuckin' Manimal. But if you need to know more than that Simpson has absolutely...

The End Is Here! Watch The Full APOCALYPSE NOW NOW Short Film Now!

We've been keeping a close eye on South African urban fantasy Apocalypse Now Now here for some time now [perhaps just a tiny bit because I'm one of the producers on it] and now following the release of the trailer...

APOCALYPSE NOW NOW: Check Out The New Poster Art For The South African Urban Fantasy

It was just under two weeks ago that we shared the first teaser for South African urban fantasy Apocalypse Now Now - adapted from Charlie Human's novel by director Michael Matthews and writer-producer Sean Drummond (the creative team behind upcoming...

Criterion in November 2017: LE SAMOURAI, DESERT HEARTS, JABBERWOCKY, THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

New digital restorations are the main attractions for four titles that will be arriving via the Criterion Collection in November 2017. Le Samourai is the one that caught my eye first. Jean-Pierre Melville's work has been influential upon more than...