Tag: thriller

THE LONG WALK: New Trailer And Poster Mark The Release of Mattie Do's Sci-fi Mystery

An old scavenger living on the fringes of a near-future society exploits a ghostly companion’s ability to traverse time, hoping to prevent his mother’s suffering from a terminal illness.   A new trailer and poster were released today for Mattie...

Sundance 2022 Review: SPEAK NO EVIL, When Being Polite Goes Horribly Wrong

Some people - your humble critic included - can find it very difficult to say no in social situations. Extricating oneself from uncomfortable circumstances can be a challenge, especially when it seems like the end of the unease is in...

Sundance 2022: Shudder Acquires Midnight Official Selection SPEAK NO EVIL

Shudder announced last night that the AMC streaming service has acquired the rights for Christian Tafdrup's psychological thriller Speak No Evil.    A Danish family visits a Dutch family they met on a holiday. What was supposed to be an...

Arrow Video FrightFest 2022: Glasgow Film Festival Line-up Includes THE EXECUTION, WYRMWOOD: APOCALYPSE and YOU ARE NOT MY MOTHER

Our friends at FrightFest have announced the lineup for their event at the Glasgow Film Festival. Finding themselves in the enviable position of being able to host an in person event, the weekend long program features some terrific titles from...

Review: THE 355, Super-Spy Team-Up Wastes Top-Tier Talent

Jessica Chastain leads fierce females in an international espionage thriller, directed by Simon Kinberg.

THE DJINN Blu-ray Giveaway

Mute boy, Dylan (Ezra Dewey) finds a book of spells in the closet when he is left home alone in their new apartment by his father (Rob Brownstein) to work the night shift. Blaming himself for the recent death of...

Lund Fantastic 2021 Review: CROSS THE LINE Makes You Wonder If You Would...

One night out and loosening up a bit after a long, gruelling time of personal anxiety. What could possibly go wrong? Uhmm... a lot. Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, provided that they're well executed. Thankfully, David Victori's Cross...

PEPPERGRASS: Black Fawn Acquires Canadian Rights, Releases Trailer And Poster For Canadian Thriller

During a pandemic, a pregnant restaurateur plots to rob a priceless truffle from a reclusive veteran.   Our friends at Black Fawn Distribution have acquired the Canadian rights for the Canadian thriller Peppergrass from filmmakers Steven Garbas and Chantelle Han....

Severin Films To Ring In 2022 With A Warning: DON'T GO IN THE HOUSE Or Face DELIRIUM

L.A based cult film distributors Severin Films today announced a duo of Video Nasties from the dawn of the home video revolution for release in January of 2022. First up is Joseph Ellison's notorious fire hazard, Don't Go In the...

POST MORTEM: Black Mandala Acquires Horror Flick, Hungary's Oscar Submission This Year

Set at the end of the First World War, the film follows Tomás, a traveling photographer who wanders through Hungary and photographs the recently deceased. Following the premonitory call of a 10-year-old orphan girl, Anna, arrives in a small town...

SA Horrorfest 2021: Festival Kicks Off Today, Full Lineup Revealed And More

The South African Horrorfest kicked off today in Cape Town, South Africa. Launching a hybrid edition for their 17th edition the fesitval will feature a cool lineup of circuit favorites.    Most of the 30 feature films will be having...

Montreal Nouveau 2021 Review: LA CONTEMPLATION DU MYSTÈRE, The Hunter Becomes the Hunted

Our parents often have friends that we only vaguely know; rituals they kept that seems weird to us; and often, if we are estranged from them or separated by distance, a life that we cannot comprehend. Add into that a...

Screamfest 2021 Awards: NOCTURNA: SIDE A - THE GREAT OLD MAN'S NIGHT Wins Big

It's nice to see a film that you love get embraced by a festival and take home a slew of hardware. Screamfest Horror Film Festival announced this year's award winners and Gonzalo Calzada's Nocturna: Side A - The Great Old...

Friday One Sheet: PERSONAL SHOPPER

Hybrid drama, mystery, thriller, ghost story, Personal Shopper made a pleasant splash on the art-house circuit in 2016. It was one of several major steps towards the notion that lead actress Kristen Stewart stop being considered as a cog in...

GREAT WHITE to Premiere on Shudder on November 11th

In GREAT WHITE, a blissful tourist trip turns into a nightmare when five seaplane passengers are stranded miles from shore. In a desperate bid for survival, the group try to make it to land before they either run out of...

Review: HALLOWEEN KILLS Wants You To Believe It's About Something. It Isn't.

Let's just get this out of the way: Halloween Kills is bad. While there are innumerable factors contributing to whether or not your particular experience of the latest entry in this series is positive or negative, the baseline is that...

Screamfest 2021 Review: THE RETALIATORS, The Thin Line Between Revenge And Survival

It's Christmas time and pastor Bishop (no, really) is preparing to spend the holidays with his two daughters, Sarah and Rebecca. A devout man, he holds steadfast to the principles of his faith. But even the most faithful followers are...

Blood in the Snow 2021: Canadian Genre Fest Teams up With Super Channel For Another Digital Event, And...

As we enter the back quarter of the year our attention turns once again to the folks at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival.   In the face of adversity last year the festival forged a partnership with Super...

Woodstock 2021 Review: 18 ½, a Guy, a Girl and the Watergate Scandal

Dan Mirvish’s latest indie venture, 18 ½ is a rare find in the current landscape of filmmaking, an original story that draws you in from the opening frame. Set amidst the Watergate Scandal during Richard Nixon’s presidency, it is NOT...

Review: NO TIME TO DIE, Daniel Craig Exits Stage Left

No Time To Die concludes Daniel Craig’s muscularly intense, emotionally dense interpretation of James Bond. That’s certainly a plus for Bond fans who’ve enjoyed this particular version of Bond, who receive an interlocked, series-spanning narrative rather than the standalone one-offs...