DESIERTO: Watch The Trailer For Jonas Cuaron's Thriller With Gael Garcia Bernal

To say expectations were high for Jonas Cuaron's Desierto is a drastic understatement. Cuaron already had the weight of family ties on him, being the son of hugely acclaimed director Alfonso Cuaron and those pressures were only intensified thanks to... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: LUNA DE MIEL (HONEYMOON) And Its Twisted Views On Love And Survival

Isabel lives across the street from Jorge, a doctor who lives alone in an immaculate home. To say that Jorge is infatuated with Isabel is a bit of an understatement. When Luna De Miel (Honeymoon) opens we see that Jorge... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

MORBIDO TV Acquires Nearly Everything The World Of Horror Has To Offer Ahead Of Spring Launch

Our friends at Morbido Fest have been hard at work preparing for the launch of their subscription TV service Morbido TV throughout all Latin America in Spring 2016. Variety is reporting that they have just bolstered their content with major... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Watch Some Hot Bodies Ready For The Slaughter In This Clip From INDIGENOUS

As horror films go, until you start killing off your cast you should at least have something going on up on the screen that will keep out attention until then. Some do it with clever banter. Some do it with... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Paz Bascunan Has NO FILTER In Latest Nicolas Lopez Comedy

Chilean writer-director Nicolas Lopez reunites with frequent collaborator Paz Bascunan for his upcoming comedy No Filter (Sin Filtro) and while she's not actually reprising her character from Lopez's hugely popular trio of Fuck My Life movies it's obvious that this... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AL FINAL DEL TUNEL: Watch The Fantastic Trailer For Argentine Thriller

The production team behind Oscar winner The Secret In Their Eyes re-team for upcoming Rodrigo Grande helmed thriller Al Final Del Tunel (At The End Of The Tunnel) and if the just released trailer is any indication the results look... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Los Cabos 2015 Review: YOU'LL KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH ME (SABRÁS QUÉ HACER CONMIGO), The Mysteries Of Men And Women

Nicolás thinks it's love at first sight. Emerging from an appointment with his doctor, Nicolás (Pablo Derqui) sees a lovely woman at a hospital. Their eyes meet, and the attraction is instantaneous and mutual. They exchange light banter, and Nicolás... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Who Is The Prey In This Trailer For Argentinian Horror Thriller PRESAGIO (OMEN)?

When I was down at the Morbido Film Festival a young filmmaker from Argentina, Matias Salinas, was hell bent on meeting me. Not because I was me (Derrr!) but because of us, TwitchFilm. He wanted us to be the first... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Review: FRANCESCA, A Visually Striking Homage To The Famed Italian Genre

Francesca, daughter of the renowned storyteller, poet and dramatist Vittorio Visconti, disappeared 15 years ago. A psychopath, inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy, is intent on cleansing the city of "impure and damned souls". Moretti and Succo, the police detectives in... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Watch The Trailer For Quirky Argentine Comedy HORTENSIA

There's a little bit of Jared Hess and Wes Anderson in the DNA of Diego Lublinsky and Alvaro Urtizberea's quirky comedy Hortensia. The story of a shoe obsessed young woman looking to subsume her grief with a new boyfriend following... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Los Cabos 2015 Dispatch: Liam Neeson Talks SILENCE, Taipei Earthquake, STAR WARS, And Reunites With Ewan McGregor

The first official look at Liam Neeson in Martin Scorsese's Silence reveals him in an agonized pose. But the actor was completely relaxed and charming during a press conference at the Los Cabos International Film Festival this past Saturday morning,... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Short Film, Short Review: If You Listen Closely You Can Still Hear Their VOICES

A young newspaper reporter Alonso is sent to investigate police reports of the disappearance of children down a mysterious hole that suddenly appeared in a warehouse. There he bumps into Ramon who describes himself as a "news reporter, journalist, and... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Morbido 2015: Award Winners And Final Thoughts

I have been back home safe and sound from Morbido for a couple weeks now. My sanity is still in question though. It was a tremendous weekend of cinematic highs. I have seen things that I cannot unsee. I... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Los Cabos 2015 Dispatch: DEMOLITION, Rock 'n' Roll And The Red Carpet

The Los Cabos International Film Festival opened last night with a red-carpet gala presentation of Jean-Marc Vallee's Demolition. The event was a living representation of the conflicts dramatized in the film. Jared Leto, resplendent in red hair and black leather... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Los Cabos 2015 Preview: Mexico, Canada, And U.S. Get A New Spotlight

The fourth edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival kicks off tonight with the Mexican premiere of Demolition, which is part of a tribute to filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée. The festival is held in Cabo San Lucas, located at the... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: O DIABO MORA AQUI (THE FOSTERING), An Impressive, If Not Subdued, Debut Horror From Brazil

Three friends - Jorge, Ale and Magu - join their friend, Apolo, at his old farmhouse for the weekend. Old tales tell of a malicious Barão do Mel (Honey Baron) who owned the property during the height of the slave... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Mar Del Plata 2015 Review: HOW MOST THINGS WORK (COMO FUNCIONAN CASI TODAS LAS COSAS) Blends Social Realism And Indie Quirk In One Of The Year's Finest Debuts

There is a dog in space - Milos the astronaut-dog - manning (dogging?) a probe meant to be bound for Mars but which has gone tragically off course, leaving the world awaiting the sad news that the whole sorry affair... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Mar Del Plata 2015 Review: ROAD TO LA PAZ (CAMINO A LA PAZ) Is A Charming, Heartfelt, Deeply Humane Road Movie

Sebastian had no idea how much a wrong phone number could change his life. If he had, he likely would never have answered the phone in the first place. And what a shame that would have been ...When we first... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Mar Del Plata 2015 Review: KRYPTONITA Puts A Darkly Satirical Spin On Superhero Conventions

It's just another night as usual for Dr Gonzalez working the graveyard shift in the ER. Another battered young thug left for dead at the hospital doorway, another patient the police make clear they'd prefer not to survive, another in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY: Aimless Youth Stir Up Trouble In Striking Trailer

A selection in the prestigious Locarno and Mar Del Plata film festivals, Mexican director Julio Hernandez Cordon taps into the restless energy of youth with his striking I Promise You Anarchy (Te Prometo Anarquia). Here's how Mar Del Plata describes... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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