Tag: sci-fi

Review: SETTLERS, Wherever We Go, There We Are

Uniquely American, the Western genre has changed radically over the last century, from nationalistic, myth-building propaganda to revisionist self-critique, specifically of the colonialist narrative that centered white Europeans and left indigenous peoples, in the margins at best or primitive, violent...

DUNE Trailer Fleshes Out the Story

The new (and maybe final?) trailer for Dune has dropped, this time revealing a lot more of the plot, for those who might be unfamiliar. And I'm guessing that who the studio is trying to attract; they know fans of...

Shout! Factory TV Presents 'Piranhathon Bites Back-to-Back' Streaming August 9

You know you've thought to yourself, 'What if... what if I could watch two Piranha movies - the original and it's remake, specifically - over and over and over and over and over and over... again'. Well, Shout! Factory TV...

Review: THE TOMORROW WAR, Death by a Thousand Algorithms

Back in January, Amazon Studios paid a cool $200M — a drop in the proverbial bucket for the all-everything company and Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest individual in the world ($200B and counting) — for distribution rights to The Tomorrow War...

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.

PG PSYCHO GOREMAN: Steve Kostanski's Smash Hit Premiering on Shudder in May

If there is some way, somehow, that you have not seen the amazing PG: Psycho Goreman from Steven Kostanski yet, and you are a subscriber of AMC Networks’ streaming service Shudder then the stars will finally align for you this...

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: 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...

EFM 2021: TriCoast Entertainment Secures Worldwide Rights to Clayton Witmer's THE ARBORS

Straight up? I hate crawly things. Save me jeebus I got the aracnaphobia bad. You throw Lovecraft into the mix? I'm out! I'm going to complete this article but you'll be hard pressed to get me to watch The Arbors...

COME TRUE: Trailer For Australian Release of Anthony Scott Burns' Sci-fi Horror

I'm sort of glad that I've been delayed in getting this Australian trailer for Anthony Scott Burns' cinematic nightmare Come True until today. We have a chance to compare it to the trailer that American distributor IFC Midnight put out...

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...

LAPSIS Trailer: Noah Hutton's Sci-fi Drama LAPSIS on Virtual Cinema, VOD & Digital, Feb. 12th

Noah Hutton's sci-fi drama Lapsis is coming to Virtual Cinema, VOD & Digital on February 12th, thanks to Film Movement.    Hutton's film comes across all too poignant in it's criticism of the exploitation of the labor force. Think of...

PARALLEL MINDS: Black Mandala Picks up Sales Rights For Canadian Indigenous Sci-fi

Black Mandala has picked up Benjamin Ross Hayden's sophomore feature film Parallel Minds. They will handle international sales for the the Indigenous, Canadian sci-fi flick.    Parallel Minds enjoyed a prosporous festival tour last year, stopping here in Canada at...

PSYCHO GOREMAN: Raven Banner's Hunky Boy Edition BR/DVD/CD Combo is The Best Version

So now you've seen Psycho Goreman after it dropped like a bomb this past weekend and you're already wondering where the best physical copy will come from? Well look no further than it's home turf here in Canada from the...

I AM TOXIC (SOY TOXICO): Argentine PA Flick Coming to UK DVD This February

Love for genres like Maxploitation and Post Apocalyptic cinema resonates strongly within the LatAm filmmaking community. There are recent additions to the genre like Luciana Garazza's Scavenger, co-directed with Eric Fleitas, but one title I Am Toxic (Soy toxico) from...

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...

PSYCHO GOREMAN: Awesome New Trailer And Poster For Steve Kostanski's Awesome Horror Comedy

RLJE Films and Shudder will be releasing Steve Kostanski's latest, greatest horror comedy PG: Psycho Goreman in select cinemas as well as digital and on-demand on January 22nd. The folks at io9 got to debut the new trailer and poster...

Blood in the Snow 2020: COME TRUE Wins Big at The Bloodies

Blood in the Snow has come and gone. The genre film festival with a mandate to highlight the best in Canadian fantastic cinema went digital this year, partnering with Super Channel to broadcast their program nationally.    The festival ends...