Tag: fantasy

Review: JUPITER'S LEGACY, Every Superhero Wants To Rule The World

Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels and Leslie Bibb star in the action-adventure series, now streaming on Netflix.

Summer Is Heating Up With Arrow Video This July: TRUE ROMANCE & CAT O'NINE TAILS UHD, DAIMAJIN, Classic Westerns & THRESHOLD

Another month, another bumper crop of Arrow Video releases. This July things are going to get very expensive for film fans with several must-own editions of classic and contemporary films for collectors on both sides of the Atlantic. First of...

Review: SHADOW AND BONE, the Next Great YA Adaptation Has Arrived

Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes and Archie Renaux star in the dramatic action-fantasy, now streaming on Netflix.

MANBORG: Canadian Genre Classic Coming to VHS One Time Only

We have loved the work of Astron-6 and Steven Kostanski over the years and after a bunch of short films he made the film that would cement his status as one of our country's inevitable stars of cult and genre...

Review: THE NEVERS, Don't Call It a Comeback, They've Been Here For Years

Joss Whedon’s (Avengers, Firefly, Angel, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer) banishment from public life has been as swift as it has been brutal. By all accounts, Whedon’s fall from professional grace was well-deserved. After the box-office failure and critical drubbing of...

Review: THUNDER FORCE, Superhero Action-Comedy, Short on Action and Comedy

Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, and Jason Bateman star; Ben Falcone directed. Now streaming on Netflix.

Review: THE IRREGULARS, Holmes Without Sherlock Proves To Be A Winning Formula

Towards the end of The Irregulars, an eight-episode, Victorian Era-set, supernatural/fantasy series debuting on Netflix, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle’s once and future “private consulting detective,” comes to a sudden, world-breaking revelation: He’s not the hero of this particular tale....

Review: ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE, Bigger, Longer, Uncut

Clocking in at a hefty, miniseries-length four hours and two minutes, Zack Snyder's Justice League (aka The Snyder Cut), the much-anticipated director's restoration of the botched 2017 critical and commercial bomb, clocks in at a hefty, miniseries-length four hours and...

SXSW 2021: THE SPINE OF NIGHT Trailer Delivers on The Promise of Rotoscoped Ultra Violence

Holy. Hell. The Spine of Night just threw down a bloody gauntlet to all other midnighter films at this year's SXSW Film Festival. Bring your 'A' game cause they've just dropped one hell of a teaser. Indiewire got to break the...

Shudder in April: Halfway to Halloween Month Returns With CREEPSHOW, THE LAST DRIVE IN, PENNINSULA And so Much More

Wow. March is only 4 days old and already we have an announcement about Shudder's lineup for April. We know March is the one year anniversary of (waves hands around) *THIS* here in North America and we're all eager to...

Review: RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, Stunning Visuals, Stirring Story

It’s long been a fact of movie-watching life that no one does animation like the Disney-Industrial Complex does animation. Whether it’s old-school, traditional animation or new-school CG animation, Disney Animation Studios remains the gold standard, often imitated, but rarely duplicated....

Shudder Renews CREEPSHOW, Orders Black Horror Anthology Series

Two pieces of news from our friends at Shudder, by way of a report over at Deadline. The AMC streaming service has renewed their hit anthology series, Creepshow, for a third season. Season two is set to premiere on April...

Slamdance 2021: MAN UNDER TABLE, Trailer Premiere For Noel Taylor's Absurdist Comedy

Noel Taylor's absurdist comedy Man Under Table or: I’m Writing a Movie is all set to have its World Premiere during the virtual edition of the 2021 Slamdance Film Festival. It is participating in the Narrative Feature section and will be...

Shudder in February: THE DARK AND THE WICKED, A NIGHTMARE WAKES And Joe Bob Saves Valentine's Day!

The season of love is coming! Shudder is looking to rekindle our love of horror this February.    In place of flowers and chocolate there will be a new premiere every week: A Nightmare Wakes, After Midnight, Shook and The...

Dark Star Pictures to Host FREE Virtual Film Festival, Includes JUMBO, PVT CHAT and CLIMATE OF THE HUNTER

Here's something great from our friends at Dark Star Pictures. They're getting together with Bloody Disgusting and putting on a free virtual film festival of some of their recent acquisitions.    One week tomorrow night, from Friday, January 22nd to...

Shudder in January: HUNTED And THE QUEEN OF BLACK MAGIC Kick Off The New Year

There is light at the end of the tunnel, though it's still a long one. AMC's streaming service Shudder has helped us get through this shit show of a year and it looks like the start of 2021 will be...

Review: THE CROODS: A NEW AGE, Prehistoric Family Delivers Adventure-Comedy Treats

Living through a seemingly never-ending pandemic and self-quarantining/sheltering-at-home (for some, if unfortunately, not most) puts a premium on escapist pleasures, like an animated Nicolas Cage-headlining a long-delayed sequel, The Croods: A New Age. The first film, a DreamWorks Animation family-oriented...

Review: JIU JITSU, or How to Ruin a Movie About Nic Cage Fighting an Alien

On the face of it, a film about Nicolas Cage fighting an alien assassin in the jungle should be hard to screw up, let Cage rage and the entertainment is almost a given. With action specialist Dimitri Logothetis at the helm,...

Final Girls Chile 2020: DIABLO ROJO PTY, MATAR AL DRAGON y THE RETURNED Headline Free Online Event

This one kind of snuck up on us. Things being what they are we lost track of our friends at Final Girls Chile down in Santiago this year. But they have soldiered on and will be putting on a free...

Toronto 2020 Review: NIGHT OF THE KINGS, A Young Convict Fights For His Life In This Stunning Ode To Storytelling

In ninety-three spellbinding minutes, director Philippe Lacôte takes us through centuries of magical storytelling devices in Night of the Kings, as a young convict attempts to talk his way through the night in this magnificent take on One Thousand and One...