SXSW 2016: In 1985, Potent Memories Are Evoked In Just 8 Minutes

A little past two in the morning, I began weeping. I blame filmmaker Yen Tan. His short film, 1985, screens today at SXSW, but Mr. Tan kindly made it available for me to watch in advance. Though I'm sure it... More »
By Peter Martin   

First Images From Swiss Western SONS OF BITCHES

You've heard of the spaghetti western; how about the fondue western? Olivier Beguin (director of Chimeres) has been in the Neuchâtel area, producing what might be the first Swiss western short, Sons of Bitches. Directed by Arnaud Baur, the film... More »

Dirty Beaches' Alex Zhang Hungtai Stars In Mitchell Stafiej's A. Check Out The First Trailer Now.

Best known in music circles as the lead - and only constant, really - in Canadian music act Dirty Beaches, Alex Zhang Hungtai takes the lead in Mitchell Stafiej's indie drama A. Hungtai plays musician Konrad in the midst of... More »
By Todd Brown   

Boston Underground Film Festival 2016: First Freak Wave!

The first announcement of films playing Boston Underground Film Festival 2016 are here, and it's a boatload of freaky fun and special guests. From March 23rd through March 27th, the 18th BUFF will proudly put on the weirdest films of... More »

New HARDCORE HENRY Trailer Kicks Out The Jams

Gearing up for release in U.S. theaters nationwide on April 8, Hardcore Henry (formerly titled Hardcore) is "the first feature film to fully realize the first person "shooter" perspective," wrote our own Ryland Aldrich in his review from last fall's... More »
By Peter Martin   

Trailer For Short Film HERE WE ARE: Isolation And Strange Gravity

Fabien Dubois (whose previous shorts include Akira, Burn,  and High/Low) and Aladdin Serroui (director of Je suis un echo and co-producer of Welcome to Hoxford) have been working on their short Here We Are for quite some time, and I've... More »

Exclusive Clip: EXCESS FLESH, A Half-Dressed Encounter With The Police

Ever have one of those Mondays where things fall apart before you can even touch them? That's what at least one woman appears to be experiencing in an exclusive clip from Excess Flesh, which you can watch below. The synopsis... More »
By Peter Martin   

SXSW 2016 Exclusive Clip: THE ARBALEST Teases Obsession

Ready to premiere shortly as part of SXSW's Narrative Feature Competition, The Arbalest has a very intriguing premise: Foster Kalt, a famous toy inventor in the 1970s, reflects on his lifelong obsession with Sylvia Frank. From his first meeting with... More »
By Peter Martin   

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Leaves SANDMAN Day After New Writer Announced

One day after it was announced that Nightmare on Elm Street and The Thing writer Eric Heisserer was attached as the next writer of Joseph Gordon-Levitt and David Goyer's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's seminal graphic novel Sandman, JGL has left... More »
By Andrew Mack   

BIG BAD WOLVES Duo To Direct Bruce Willis In New DEATH WISH Movie

According to a report over at Deadline Paramount and MGM have given their new Death Wish movie to directers  Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado.    The Israeli duo burst onto the scene with their debut Rabies and cemented their reputation... More »
By Andrew Mack   

SXSW 2016 Exclusive: First Look At New AMERICAN FABLE Photos

We have the first look at four new photos from American Fable, which will soon have its world premiere at SXSW in Austin, Teas. As the photos suggest, it's a dark thriller from writer/director Anne Hamilton, a protégé of Terrence... More »
By Peter Martin   

In CAMINO, Zoe Bell Fights For Her Life

Josh Waller's Camino premiered last September in front of a packed theatre -- or actually, three of them simultaneously at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. Starring Zoe Bell, Nacho Vigalondo, and Francisco Barriero, Camino posits Bell as an award-winning photojournalist who gets... More »

Tribeca 2016: Competition Lineups, From FOLK HERO & FUNNY GUY To NERDLAND

The Tribeca Film Festival announced 55 films today that will be a part of their 2016 lineup, divided across US Narrative, International Narrative, and Documentary Competition sections. To be brutally frank, after I saw that Folk Hero & Funny Guy... More »
By Peter Martin   

SXSW 2016 Exclusive Poster Debut: Yen Tan's 1985

We're gearing up to cover SXSW 2016, which begins next week in Austin, Texas, and to kick things off, we're happy to premiere the poster for Yen Tan's short film 1985. Mr. Tan wrote and directed the film, which stars... More »
By Peter Martin   

Trailer: Can Evrenol's BASKIN Looks Into The Eye Of Madness

Back in September of 2015, Turkish director Can Evrenol took the festival circuit by storm when his debut feature Baskin slayed audiences at both TIFF and Fantastic Fest, followed closely in October by scaring the shit out of Catalunyan fright... More »
By J Hurtado   

Astron 6 Team With Guy Maddin And Rachel Talalay For DIVORCED DAD

It's a collision of seemingly disparate but each compellingly odd and wonderful forces of the Canadian film scene with word that the madmen at Astron 6 (Father's Day, The Editor) have teamed up with Guy Maddin (The Saddest Music In... More »
By Todd Brown   

CROSSING POINT: Watch The Exclusive And Explosive Trailer

True story. In my final year of high school I went on a missions trip during spring break to Tijuana, Mexico. We went into the burroughs and we built a house for a family in need. You know. the good... More »
By Andrew Mack   

NYC Happenings: Metrograph's First Calendar Is A Cinephile's Dream

New York's Lower East Side has been the city's cultural center for many decades now. But when it comes to art movie theaters, you had to go across Manhattan to Film Forum or schlep all the way up to Lincoln... More »

Monster Fest 2016 Opens Call For Submissions

Attention filmmaking weirdos! The Monster Fest 2016 call for submissions is now open! Now's the chance to get your film in early! The festival wants to see your features, shorts, and expanded cinema projects. Those in the know head to... More »

Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles Announces Its 2016 Lineup

The 14th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles announced its lineup for this year's edition and it is an incredibly solid set of films that makes me wish I was able to attend! Among the highlights are the Opening... More »
By J Hurtado   
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