Tag: fantasy

Blu-ray Review: Scream Factory's CREEPSHOW is a Halloween Treat

Creepshow, written by Stephen King and directed by George Romero, is seminal release in the horror anthology lexicon. While it was low budget, it was high concept in terms of story, well-directed, and had an awesome cast, which included Adrienne...

Phenomena 2018: New Genre Fest Debuts in São Paulo And Paraty, Brazil

We have some new friends in the City of Drizzle, São Paulo, Brazil. We were introduced to the fine folks from Cine Phenomena, a monthly film club in the city, and this wwek they are about to launch their brand...

CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA: Watch The New Trailer For New Netflix Series from RIVERDALE Creator

Netflix released the official trailer for Chllling Adventures of Sabrina, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa`s adaptation of the Sabrina The Teenage Witch comics. It is a curious mix of dark magic and moments meant for levity. Set to a sock hop boppy tune...

BOOK OF BIRDIE: Jesus is Always Watching in Exclusive Clip

Elizabeth E. Schuch's fantasy horror The Book of Birdie is coming to VOD in Canada and the US on October 2nd. This was Schuch's debut feature film after a career spent in numerous art departments including work on Wonder Woman...

Full Programme Announced For Celluloid Screams 2018

Seems we are a bit behind on announcing the lineup of one of key UK stops on the festival circuit during the Autumn months. Celluloid Screams in Sheffield announced their lineup earlier this month and they were kind enough to...

TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID: Raven Banner Picks up International Sales

We were sitting down with some of the Raven Banner lads in their TIFF based HQ last week, posters of all their sales properties lining the walls. "Oh, didn't know you had Tigers Are Not Afraid". "We just got it,...

SUSPIRIA To Open Sitges Festival, Tilda Swinton to Receive Award

The long-awaited remake of the classic horror film, Luca Guadagnino's Suspiria will open the Sitges Festival this coming October. In addition, star Tilda Swinton will receive the Grand Honorary Award. I think only a filmmaker such as Guadagnino could be...

BiFan 2018: REVENGE & LAND OF HAPPINESS Claim Top Prizes

After ten days of hot days, long summer nights and endless genre treats in Bucheon, this year's BiFan finally drew to a close in late July. Earning this year's top award was Coralie Fargeat's acclaimed horror-thriller Revenge. Meanwhile Jung Min-kyu's...

Fantasia 2018 Review: KASANE Explores The Tyranny Of Appearances

Based on the popular manga by Matsuura Dasuma, Kasane - Beauty and Fate - is a film that dissects tyranny of good looks through a horror lens. Habuta (Asano Tadanobu) is a talent agent looking for his next big star...

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,...