Review: TERMINUS Shoots For the Stars, Crashes

Directed and co-written by Marc Furmie, Terminus tells what happens when an alien pod or meteorite fragment falls to Earth. The story focuses on garage owner and mechanic David Chamberlain (Jai Koutrae) and his daughter Annabelle (Kendra Appleton) as they struggle... More »
  

Sundance 2016: BRAHMAN NAMAN Introduces Its Quizzard Quartet

With the Sundance Film Festival less than a week away, it's time to start digging into the line up and the films that we think are going to be worth talking about when it's all done and dusted. For me,... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

SOUTHBOUND: Watch The Trailer For The Indie Horror Anthology!

Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruckner, Radio Silence and Patrick Horvath all contribute to indie horror anthology Southbound. A hit on the festival circuit over the past few months after having its world premiere as part of the Midnight Madness lineup at... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

FRANCESCA: New Poster For Argentinian Giallo Flick

Francesca, the Argentinian Giallo-inspired thriller by the Onetti brothers, director Luciano and producer Nicolás, is still stalking the cinematic world looking for new victims. The film has found distribution in Germany and Spain and is still looking for North American... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Stephen Graham And Michael Smiley Star In Gritty UK Drama ORTHODOX

Director David Leon dives into the intersection of the UK's Orthodox Jewish community and the criminal underworld with his upcoming Orthodox and it's more than just the surprising clash of world's that makes this one interesting.Anchoring the cast are Stephen... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

GREEN ROOM: Watch The UK Teaser For Saulnier's Fabulous Latest Effort Now

Is it hyperbole to refer to director Jeremy Saulnier as the current darling of the American indie scene? After making his well received but relatively minor debut with horror comedy Murder Party the cinematographer turned director positively exploded internationally with... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Keeps BURROUGHS: THE MOVIE Alive

For NYU grad student Jim Jarmusch, being consistently presented with scenes like Patti Smith dancing on the tables of Max's Kansas City, while the band Television helmed the stage, was all part of the New York landscape. Meanwhile, his best friend... More »
By Zach Gayne   
  

Bizarro Slashterpiece PIECES Coming To Blu-ray And Theaters From Grindhouse Releasing

There are few films quite as crazy violent as Juan Piquer Simon's Pieces.This delirious Spanish slasher from the '80s is among the best of the subgenre and stands out for its willingness to go completely bonkers at the drop of... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

J. Hurtado's 10 (ish) Favorite Blu-ray/DVD Releases Of 2015

Okay.Just to be straight with all of you, I'm going to cheat.There is no way I could get this list down to only ten discs, but I think I've managed to whittle it down pretty darned well. So, for those... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

THE WITCH: Watch An Intense And Disturbing New Trailer

As A24's February theatrical release of The Witch edges closer, they have cut a tight, dread-laced new trailer with an eye for showing off the "R" rated film's exceptional production design and commitment to period. It's disturbing in the way old... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

Natalie Dormer's THE FOREST Leads Killer Lineup For Frightfest Glasgow

Attention Glasgow, Scotland. If you need something to get all that saccharin aftertaste of Valentine's Day out of your system then Frightfest has the solution. At the end of February they have put together a great lineup of current horror... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

2 RABBITS Clip: Edgar Has A Plan, But First, Video Games And Porn

Afonzo Poyart's 2012 Brazilian crime film 2 Rabbits will be released on VOD and iTunes by XLrator Media on January 19th. We have been given an exclusive clip to share with you. In the clip, Edgar (Fernando Alves Pinto), who has... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Now On Blu-ray: RUINED HEART And Kitano Takeshi's HANA-BI From Third Window FIlms UK

Third Window Films continues its hot streak with a pair of recent releases that any fan of East Asian cinema should have on their radar. First up is Khavn's Phillippine pantomime noir musical Ruined Heart: Another Love Story Between a Criminal... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

RIP Angus Scrimm

Angus Scrimm, beloved horror veteran, character actor, and former album liner notes writer, has died today at the age of 89, Entertainment Weekly reported earlier. Scrimm's longtime friend Don Coscarelli confirmed the news. Coscarelli directing Scrimm in the Phantasm series, in... More »
  

Review: MOOR, A Story Of Broken Tracks, Broken Lives, And Building Hope

It seems as though no matter where you look in Pakistan these days, the spectre of British imperial rule looms over the nation in ways that are perhaps so deeply ingrained in the fabric of the nation that's it... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Slamdance 2016: DEAD HANDS DIG DEEP Trailer Explores Madness And Music

As per usual, anyone headed to Slamdance 2016 film festival will have a dizzying array of truly independent features and shorts from which to choose. This includes documentaries on odd subjects, such as Dead Hands Dig Deep, which explores the... More »
  

Slamdance 2016 Exclusive: FURSONAS Clip Answers The Question 'Who Are We?'

Set to enjoy its world premiere at the upcoming Slamdance Film Festival, Fursonas is a documentary about enthusiasts who get dressed up in animal costumes. Yet they are far more than mascots who might be sighted at a sporting event.... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Sundance TV Releases New HAP AND LEONARD Photos

Earlier today, The Wrap released a wave of photos from Hap And Leonard, its upcoming series. Set to premiere on Sundance TV in March, the beloved Joe R. Lansdale adaptation will focus on the misadventures of Hap (James Purefoy) and Leonard (Michael Kenneth... More »
  

Review: DIABLO, A Western That Makes Its Genre Generic

The Western film genre, a main staple of American movies decades ago, but nowadays much scarcer, is currently enjoying a mini-revival, spearheaded by the current 70mm roadshow release of Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, in which Tarantino continues to marry... More »
  

NYC Happenings: Get Your New Year's Cinephilia On With MoMI's First Look 2016

Starting this Friday and running for three consecutive weekends (1/8-1/24), in their beautiful state of the art theater in Queens, Astoria, the Museum of Moving Image's First Look Film Festival is fast becoming a new New York institution for many... More »
By Dustin Chang   
  
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