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Sundance 2021 Review: PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND, Sono's Insane Film About Redemption

More than 30 years after his first film, Sono Sion has established himself as a brilliant, prolific and chameleonic director. In the past decade alone, you can find some of his best work: a hilarious tribute to guerrilla filmmaking and...

Sundance 2021 Preview: Words from Sono Sion to Get You Psyched for PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND

After cramming what must be hundreds of hours of Japanese cinema into his brief 59 years on this planet, poet Sono Sion is on the brink of releasing his first entry into the American cinematic landscape. Callooh! Callay! Prisoners of...

PRISONERS OF GHOSTLAND: RLJE Films Picks up Nic Cage And Sion Sono Action Flick

News today that RLJE Films, a business division of AMC Networks, have acquired the North American rights for Sion Sono's upcoming action flick Prisoners of Ghostland, starring Nicolas Cage. Prisoners of Ghostland will have its world premiere at Sundance later...

Sundance 2021 Slate of Features and More Announced

2020 has been a very different year for film festivals and 2021 looks to start off that way as well. While the 2020 edition of Park City's big indie extravaganza was mostly untouched by the then-developing pandemic, the 2021 edition...

JIU JITSU Interview: Star Alain Moussi And Director Dimitri Logothetis Talk Martial Arts And Science Fiction

The classic martial arts film Kickboxer was given new life in 2016 by producer and screenwriter Dimitri Logothetis, the man behind the remake Kickboxer: Vengeance. The legendary Jean-Claude Van Damme took on the role of the mentor, while martial artist...

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,...

MotelX 2020: Lisbon Genre Festival Lineup Includes LA LLORONA, THE RENTAL And HOST

Last month we shared the hopeful news that our friends at MotelX, the kick-ass genre film festival in Lisbon, Portugal, were prepping a live edition of their next festival. With some changes to their format and an extra couple days...

Interview: Richard Stanley Talks COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Nicolas Cage, and Clear and Present Dangers

The filmmaker talks about creating a believable family around Nicolas Cage and the relevance of the Cthulhu Mythos to the modern day.

Review: COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Love Will Tear Us Apart

Nicolas Cage and Joely Richardson star in director Richard Stanley's adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's personal favorite story.

Interview: PRIMAL Director Nick Powell On His Old-School Action-Adventure Thriller

In Nick Powell’s Primal, the always entertaining Nicolas Cage stars as Frank Walsh, the movie's ultimate antihero who served in the military and worked at several zoos before becoming a professional hunter.  After spending some time in a Brazilian rainforest,...

Gorgeous, Psychedelic COLOR OUT OF SPACE Trailer: Everything Is Not Going To Be OK

I hate to disagree with Nicolas Cage, but everything is not going to be OK in Color Out of Space. Billed as the return of visionary director Richard Stanley -- though he never left filmmaking, he has been absent from...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Strange Days, Family Love, Incredible Disquiet

Nicolas Cage and Joely Richardson star in director Richard Stanley's adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's personal favorite story.

Fantastic Fest 2019 Interview: Richard Stanley Talks COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Part 1

The filmmaker shares his favorite color, farm animal and Superman actor.

RUNNING WITH THE DEVIL Clip: Adam Goldberg Wants a Lawyer

Jason Cabell's thriller Running With The Devil, starring Nicolas Cage and Laurence Fishburne, hits U.S. cinemas and Digital & VOD tomorrow. We have an exclusive clip to share with you today to serve as a primer.    When a cocaine...

Mayhem 2019: Final Films Announced, Led by COLOR OUT OF SPACE, DANIEL ISN`T REAL And GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR

Our friends at the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham, England, have revealed the complete lineup for this year's festival in October.    So far this year they have announced that The Gangster, The Cop The Devil & The Pool, She...

A SCORE TO SETTLE Trailer: Nicolas Cage Got a Gun and He's Heading to Home Video

Benjamin Bratt also stars; Shawn Ku ('Beautiful Boy') directed.

Blood Window Pinamar 2019: Second Annual Genre Fest Invades The Small Town in Coastal Argentina

Our friends at Blood Window in Argentina are once again preparing to roll into the coastal town of Pinamar, a little south of Buenos Aires, for the sophomore run of The Fantasy and Horror Film Festival Blood Window Pinamar.   ...

Nicolas Cage to Star in JIU JITSU Comic Book Adaptation

We love Nicolas Cage! He's teaming up with Alain Moussi and Dimitri Logothetis for another wild project that involves the fate of all mankind (?!).

COLOR OUT OF SPACE: Nicolas Cage Joins Richard Stanley's Lovecraft Adaptation, Filming Begins Next Month

It seems forever and a day since we saw Richard Stanley pitch the idea of adapting Lovecraft's Color Out of Space at the Frontieres Market at Fantasia. A couple years later we would report that the fine folks at SpectreVision...