Fantasia 2015 Review: CHERRY TREE Yields Rotten Pits

The mantra "Death is only the beginning," is repeated throughout Irish occult horror Cherry Tree by the coven of witches who have infiltrated a small-town high school. Their sexy long tressed leader wears a guise as the girl's field hockey... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

RESTORATION: New Images, Casting News for Stuart Willis Sci-Fi Film

We've been tracking the progress of the science-fiction project Restoration for a while now and the latest word is very positive indeed. Directed by Stuart Willis and produced by Toby Gibson, the film is "set in a near-future world where... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: OBSERVANCE Shows The Sexy And Scary Sides Of Surveillance

It seems that Parker has got himself a pretty good job as a private investigator. All he needs to do is to spy on someone who lives across the road from an abandoned apartment and report what he sees to... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Premiering A PREFACE TO OBSERVANCE, The Making Of A New Aussie Thriller

Observance, the new thriller by Australian filmmaker Joseph Sims-Dennett (Bad Behaviour), will be having its World Premiere at the Fantasia Festival on July 19. Following that, there will be an encore screening on July 22. If you are a horror fan... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

DOCTOR WHO Returns In September, Why Does He Have A Guitar? Check The New Series Trailer Now.

Peter Capaldi returns as crusty old man Doctor Who in September and he's bringing along Missy and Clara with him according to the brand new trailer for the upcoming ninth series of the classic show. Also, he's showcasing his guitar... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

New-School SHERLOCK Gets An Old-School Special. Take A Look At The First Scene!

It's tough times at the BBC these days, with major budget cuts leading to a thousand person layoff and rumblings of more changes in the works. And so, perhaps in the name of generating some positive attention for a change,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey Australia! Win The Surprisingly Serious Wastelander Panda: Exile Pack On DVD!

Wastelander Panda: Exile had a great run at Fantastic Fest (here is J. Hurtado's review) and despite its silly premise, is in fact a deeply serious and well-commanded feature film about the struggles of a society of anthropomorphic travellers destined... More »
  

Interview: Adam Elliot On Being An Animator, Winning An Oscar And Feeling Like An Outsider

Adam Elliot, Oscar winner for the short film Harvie Krumpet and director of the beloved feature Mary And Max, has recently released his latest film Ernie Biscuit. I got the chance to chat with Adam about his films, his characters... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

FrightFest 2015 Announced: WE ARE STILL HERE, CHERRY TREE, SCHERZO DIABOLICO, DEATHGASM And More

If there is a bright spot to the end of summer in London, it is undoubtedly FrightFest, that long-awaited long weekend of horror and fantastic cinema delight. And this year is bigger and better than ever, with 76 films, 20... More »
  

LONDON HAS FALLEN: The U.S. President Just Cannot Go Anywhere These Days In First Teaser

London Has Fallen, the sequel to the surprise action hit, Olympus Has Fallen, just dropped it's first teaser today. Only a minute long the first half reminds us of what happened in the first film then sets up the sequel... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

GHOST SHARK 2: URBAN JAWS - Kiwi Indie Horror Comedy Comes To VOD

Great news for fans of spectral selachimorpha and independent filmmaking everywhere, as New Zealand filmmakers Andrew Todd and Johnny Hall's debut feature Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws is set to hit worldwide VOD on 1st July, via their official website.A... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Claire Denis and Zadie Smith Team Up for New Sci-Fi Film

Here's your awesome film news of the day: Claire Denis, one of France's most acclaimed directors, and Zadie Smith, one of the UK's most acclaimed novelists, are teaming up for Denis' english-language film debut. At the moment, plot details are... More »
  

Review: ERNIE BISCUIT Is Deliciously Good

He has a funny name. He's got a disability. He is terribly lonely... He is Ernie Biscuit, a deaf Parisian taxidermist. If you are thinking to yourself that his story couldn't be too interesting, you are mistaken. Great storytellers can... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Explore The Blow Job With This Clip From Josh Lawson's THE LITTLE DEATH

Writer-director-star Josh Lawson had a major festival hit with his edgy sex comedy The Little Death and with the film hitting theaters and VOD across North America on June 26th we've got a clip from the film discussing the relative... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

VIOLENT FLORENCE: Watch The Claws Come Out In The Full Short Now

TwitchFilm is pleased to present the online premiere of Jaime Snyder's short film Violent Florence. Now that his short has wrapped up its festival run Snyder has made it available for all to watch.Florence rescues a stray cat. After taking... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

LEGEND: Watch Tom Hardy, And Tom Hardy, Rule 60s London In New Trailer

Is there anything better than watching Tom Hardy on screen? Well it turns out there is. Two Tom Hardy's is especially nice as the new trailer for Brian Helgeland's Legend. Hardy plays the dual role of the Kray brothers, Reggie and... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Review: THE LITTLE DEATH, A Cheeky, Cracking Australian Comedy

Josh Lawson is a charming and cheeky fellow. His goofiness on screen and well-mannered presence has permeated execrable dross from Australia and made it watchable. His painful turn as Doug, the loser partner in Showtime's black comedy series House of... More »
  

Julian Barratt Plays The MINDHORN!

Rejoice, you fans of The Mighty Boosh! For leading man Julian Barratt has reunitied with Boosh cohort Simon Farnaby and Steve Coogan's Baby Cow Productions on a new feature film titled Mindhorn. and, yes, it sounds every bit as odd... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

MARY AND MAX Director's ERNIE BISCUIT Is Travelling The World

Australian animator Adam Elliot won an Oscar for his short film Harvie Krumpet and went on to direct his much loved feature film Mary And Max. It has since been five long years and Elliot is finally back with a... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: Samuel Fuller's FORTY GUNS

Known primarily for his war films and crime dramas, American director Samuel Fuller also directed a quartet of westerns, the last of which being 1957's Forty Guns. The film was part of a deal struck with 20th Century Fox after... More »
By James Marsh   
  
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