Tag: karynkusama

Friday One Sheet: DESTROYER (en Français)

High contrast. Minimalist design. Emphasize movie star. Dominating typeset. This. Is. A. French. Movie poster.  And yet it has all the Hollywood elements too.  All you need is A Girl, A Gun, and Hyperbolic pull-quotes. (Jamais! Jamais!) Don't get me...

Review: DESTROYER, Trapped on a Conveyor Belt to Hell

Nicole Kidman, Tatiana Maslany and Toby Kebbell star in director Karyn Kusama's daytime noir, filled with regrets and recriminations.

Los Cabos 2018 Preview: 10 Films Not To Miss At The Mexican Film Festival

The seventh edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival has one of the most impressive lineups of a Mexican film festival in recent memory. Kicking off next Wednesday, November 7, with the gala of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, Los...

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review: DESTROYER, Wrestling With Demons Can Be Exhausting

Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan, Tatiana Maslany and Toby Kebbell star in Karyn Kusama's sterling, soul-ripping drama.

Sundance 2017 Review: XX, Female-Helmed Horror Anthology Totally Rocks

Horror anthologies have been a big draw in the film world as long as there have been scary stories to tell, but it seems we've been a bit spoiled in recent years, with many of today's most interesting horror directors...

Sundance 2017 Drops Final Feature Wave

One of the most prestigious festivals in the world -- Sundance -- dropped its final wave of feature programming for its 2017 edition today. Last week, we covered the NEXT and competition titles. There are a ridiculous amount of films...

THE INVITATION: Watch A Video From The Official Soundtrack Release

With Karyn Kusama's thriller The Invitation gearing up for release Lakeshore Records are releasing the soundtrack on digital platforms and CD on April 8th (that's Friday!) and we've got a video from the release for you to take a look....

Trailer For THE INVITATION Invites You To Dinner, With A Side of Terror

Karyn Kusama's The Invitation has been playing the festival circuit for nearly a year, and in that time, has justifiably picked up a few awards, including Best Picture at Sitges Fantastic Fest, and International Critic's Jury Award at Neuchatel Fantastic...

Fantastic Fest 2015: Canfield Talks THE INVITATION With Director Karyn Kusama And Writer Phil Hay

Director Karyn Kusama and her husband and co-writer Phil Hay have constructed a masterful horror suspense film in The Invitation. The curious thing is that the woman behind the camera is so much less interested in genre than the film would...

THE INVITATION Picked Up By Drafthouse Films

Karyn Kusama's The Invitation, which debuted last month at SXSW, has been acquired for worldwide distribution by Drafthouse Films, according to Variety. Logan Marshall-Green stars as a man who accepts an invitation to a reunion of old friends at the...

SXSW 2015 Interview: Karyn Kusama Invites You To Accept THE INVITATION

Karyn Kusama is a director I want to see more of. I saw her first film Girlfight when I was 17. I kept renting it at Blockbuster -- this was right when DVD started to phase out VHS -- because I...

SXSW 2015 Review: THE INVITATION Asks Pensive Questions

Before dinner, there is foreboding. Will (Logan Marshall-Green) and Kira (Emayatzy Corinealdi) are traveling on a winding, hilly road in Los Angeles, on their way to a dinner party, and distracted, when something happens that is quite upsetting for both...

XX Teaser Poster Unleashed

Each day that rises and sets brings us closer to the release of XX, the all-female-directed horror anthology film. Helmed by terrorizers with lady parts, Jennifer Lynch (Chained, Surveillance), Jovanka Vuckovic (Jacqueline Ess), Mary Harron (American Psycho), and Karyn Kusama (Jennifer's Body),...

First Images From Karyn Kusama's Dark Thriller THE INVITATION

Away from the big screen for a few years now Girlfight, Aeon Flux and Jennifer's Body director Karyn Kusama makes her return with dark thriller The Invitation. Logan Marshall Green, Tammy Blanchard, Emayatzy Corinealdi, and Michiel Huisman star in the...

Magnet and XYZ Partner To Unleash The Evil Of XX On The World

What's better than badass women making badass horror films? Are you ready for a new point of view? Magnet and XYZ Films are going to blast the doors off of the anthology horror vehicle with XX! Magnet is fully financing and...

AFM 2013: Lynch, Harron, Kusama, The Soska Sisters And Vukovic Together For All Female Horror Anthology XX

MPI Dark Sky Films and XYZ Films announced today a new joint venture, a horror anthology titled XX. What makes this particular anthology stand out from the rest of the crowd, for now, is that all the segments will be...

TIFF 09: JENNIFER'S BODY Review

[This review originally appeared in one of my regular columns at Showcase.  Thanks to the powers that be there for allowing us to reprint here.]Adjust expectations accordingly:On the Megan Fox front, Jennifer's Body contains no nudity, moderate cleavage, and one...

AEON FLUX - Review

[Since I am an unabashed fan of Peter Chung's original MTV incarnation of Aeon Flux, the below review inevitably keeps coming back to the TV show For better or worse, there is little attempt to assess the film completely...