Tag: war

THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE: Trailer And Cast Images For Guy Ritchie's WWII Action Comedy

The British military recruits a small group of highly-skilled but unconventional soldiers to strike against Nazi forces behind enemy lines during World War II.

OUT OF DARKNESS Trailer: Stone Age Horror Opens Feb 9th

45,000 years ago, six people search for a new home in a brutally inhospitable landscape and when night falls, they are stalked by a terrifying enemy.

Now Streaming: The Unavoidable Cinema Of Cyrus Frisch

The films Dutch director Cyrus Frisch has made thus far are controversial, erratic and politically engaged. With the recent re-release of his films Dazzle (original title: Oogverblindend), Blackwater Fever, and Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me It Would Become This Bad...

Fantasia 2023 Review: THE TASTER, Harbinger of a Bold New Voice

Some time in the near future, the climate crisis, and the resulting extreme water and food shortages, have put Europe into a state of war. What little healthy land that remains lies along Danube Delta in Romania which is hotly...

Panic Fest 2023 Review: RAZZENNEST Successfully Brings an Audio Drama to Film

Johannes Grenzfurthner wrote and directed. Michael Smulik, Anne Weiner, Roland Gratzer, and Sophie Kathleen Kozeluh star.

SISU: New Trailer & Poster Pave The Way to a Fuck-Tonne of Exploding Nazis

When an ex-soldier who discovers gold in the Lapland wilderness tries to take the loot into the city, Nazi soldiers led by a brutal SS officer battle him.

Review: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT, Timely Adaptation of the Anti-War Classic

Released to popular and critical acclaim abroud and public dissension at home, All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque’s groundbreaking, 1929 anti-war novel, broke new ground, taking an audicious, bold, anti-war stance during an era where any criticism...

Toronto 2022 Review: SISU, Really Really Really Loves Blowing Up Nazis

With its wide-screen sky and endlessly empty tundra, Lapland makes a surprisingly able analogue for the American West. Finnish director Jalmari Helander is not exactly interested in making Once Upon in Time in Lapland here, but he certainly enjoys the...

FOXHOLE Exclusive Clip: Jack Fessenden's War Drama in Cinemas This Friday

Jack Fessenden, Fessenden the Younger, son of Larry, has a new film Foxhole coming out this week. Jack's father has made his name in horror and as they say, apples do not fall far from trees. While not an outright...

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 AUSCHWITZ REPORT, Timely Holocaust Escape Drama

True events of an escape from Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp are in the center of the pulse-racing Holocaust thriller.

Review: WITHOUT REMORSE, Michael B. Jordan Gets an Action Franchise To Call His Own

In Hollywood, a performer’s longevity is directly proportional to their connection to a long-running series or franchise (the more, the better), an immutable fact Michael B. Jordan, an actor with Oscar-worthy talent, has known for quite a while, hitching his...

Arrow Video Brings Argento's Debut To UHD, Italian Crime Films, MAJOR DUNDEE, THE STYLIST, & Classic Masamura To Blu This June.

Dario Argento's stunning debut, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, flies onto 4K UHD for the first time through Arrow Video, and that's only the beginning! Also coming this summer is an incredible box set of Italian crime films called...

LA LLORONA: Jayro Bustamante's Golden Globe Nominated Horror Drama on Digital HD in March

While there was one nominee for Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language that raised many eyebrows and elicited protests about that decision we can all agree that the inclusion of Jayro Bustamante's award winning horror drama, La...

Blu-ray Review: Claire Denis' BEAU TRAVAIL Is A Last, Best Dance

The first time I saw Claire Denis' Beau Travail -- at a Cinematheque Ontario screening, which must have been long enough ago that it was before the TIFF Bell Lightbox -- I was convinced throughout, and for quite a while...

Review: MULAN, Not Quite Equal to an Illustrious Predecessor

Directed by Niko Caro, Disney's live-action adaptation of a classic Chinese tale stars Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen and Jet Li.

BEHIND THE LINE: ESCAPE TO DUNKIRK Exclusive Clip From Ben Mole's War Action Flick

Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk, a war action flick written and directed by Ben Mole, is coming to Digital, VOD and DVD on August 18th. We have an exclusive clip to share with you, which you will find below.  ...

Blu-ray Review: Godard's LE PETIT SOLDAT Marches onto Criterion Blu-ray

“Cinema is truth at 24 frames per second.“   Any self-respecting student of deeper film history (casual or otherwise) has no doubt come upon the above quote credited to Jean-Luc Godard, perhaps multiple times.  It’s quick, snappy, and affirming nature makes...

Rotterdam 2020 Review: In THE END WILL BE SPECTACULAR, Filmmaking Meets Journalism

The under-reported resistance during the 2016 siege of Sur receives an insider's treatment, while emphasizing female empowerment in the usually male-dominated area of military conflict.

Oscars 2020 Review: THE PAINTED BIRD, A Child's Adventures in Abominationland

A WWII coming-of-age not for the faint of heart is the Czech RepulicĀ“s bid for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.