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New Genre on VOD: MISS BALA Rises Above, A VENGEANCE Strikes Back

Plus: 'The Wind' terrifies with loneliness in the West. Oh, and demons too.

Review: MISS BALA, Crime Thriller with Next Generation Latinx Herione

Gina Rodriguez stars as a woman who journeys from brave bystander to kick-ass heroine; Catherine Hardwicke directs.

Review: ANNIHILATION, a Rainbow Hell of Genre Splicing

About ten years ago, I found myself musing about speculative fiction novels ripe for adaptation to the big screen. The subject of The New Weird literary movement came up via Alastair Reynold's Chasm City and China Mieville's Perdido St. Station, arguably the pinnacle of...

Review: ENTER THE DANGEROUS MIND Exerts A Gravitational Pull

It's always the quiet ones. In Enter the Dangerous Mind, Jim (Jake Hoffman) is a quiet, unassuming, hesitant, and incredibly shy young man. He escapes into music, whaling blasts of noise and harsh beats that he shapes into accompaniment for...

ENTER THE DANGEROUS MIND Trailer: How To Deal With Horrors No One Else Has Seen

Psychological-horror thriller Enter the Dangerous Mind is heading to iTunes and select U.S. theaters on Friday, February 6, and a new trailer provides good reason to check it out. Jake Hoffman stars as Jim, "a quiet, unassuming, hesitant, and incredibly...

Review: FILLY BROWN Is A Home Grown Must See

I can't say enough good about Filly Brown, the first film from directing team Michael Olmos and Youssef Delara. They have both directed their own features independently, but clearly this was a team that was meant to be. Not only...

Sundance 2012 Review: FILLY BROWN

I can't say enough good about Filly Brown, the first film from directing team Michael Olmos and Youssef Delara. They have both directed their own features independently, but clearly this was a team that was meant to be. Not...