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Cannes 2018 Review: MURDER ME, MONSTER, A Minimalist Acid-Gore Crime Thriller

Argentinean filmmaker Alejandro Fadel's latest socially conscious thriller blends arthouse and genre into a nightmarish narrative.

DVD Review: Urasawa Naoki's MONSTER, Episodes 61-74 (End...)

(Does it take two headshots to finish off someone with a split personality?) To say I've been eagerly awaiting the fifth boxset of the Monster anime is an understatement. The fourth set ended with enough cliffhangers to break off an...

DVD Review: Urasawa Naoki's MONSTER, Episodes 46-60

(Being inconspicuous: you're doing it WRONG!) While I have yet to hold the last few discs in my hands, Australian distributor Siren Visual has stuck the landing and managed to get the anime Monster on DVD in its entirety. The...

Kevin Smith Goes Christmas Gore-y With ANTI-CLAUS

Kevin Smith hasn't put the finishing touches on his upcoming film Tusk, but he's already bringing the band together for his following project, the yuletide creature feature Anti-Claus. Justin Long, Michael Parks and Haley Joel Osment will all return for their...

DVD Review: Urasawa Naoki's MONSTER, Episodes 31-45

(We're past the halfway point already? Nooooooooooo...!) Australian distributor Siren Visual continues its release of the Monster anime unabated, and the third boxset, released last month, is the strongest one in quality so far. Despite sporting an IMDB-rating of...

Review: Tone-deaf MONSTER Exhibits Unusual Cruelty Towards Women

Ingenue Kim Go-eun gets her first top billing in director Hwang In-ho's uneven and sadistic revenge thriller Monster. Exhibiting the same irreverence towards genre as in his previous film Spellbound (2011) but with none of the panache, Hwang fails to...

Korea's MONSTER Hits US Screens March 14th, Watch The Trailer Now.

Hwang In-ho's serial killer action film Monster hits US screens March 14th, opening at the CGV Cinema in LA, and it looks like it could be all sorts of fun.Bok-Soon (KIM Go-Eun) runs a street stall while taking care of...

DVD Review: Urasawa Naoki's MONSTER, Episodes 16-30

(Secret societies are all fun and games, until someone starts planning a genocide...) Last weekend, the whole world seemed to be watching marathon sessions of House of Cards when its second season arrived on Netflix. Not me though: I had...

DVD Review: Urasawa Naoki's MONSTER, Episodes 1-15

(To all the people who thought Hitler wasn't quite blond enough: wait until you see Johan...) A surgeon is on the run from the law for crimes he didn't commit, while hunting for the real murderer. Is this The Fugitive?...

Siren Visual Unleashes a MONSTER Anime On Australia

The German-set serial murder meets surgery psycho-twist anime series Monster has been acquired by Siren Visual for Australia.  It is in the early stages of being live-adapted by Guillermo Del Toro and HBO but you can see it in its...