Watch: Lovecraftian Short Film ETHEREAL CHRYSALIS

The Lovecraftian inspired short film Ethereal Chrysalis by Montreal based filmmaker Syl Disjonk is now available online for everyone who needs a little something to fuel their nightmares. Ethereal Chrysalis enjoyed lengthy run on the international film festival circuit. I first saw... More »
  

I Swear, E.L. Katz. YOU'LL BE THE DEATH OF ME!

See what I did there? Clever. E.L. Katz, director of the breakout hit Cheap Thrills, will direct a comedy thriller You'll Be The Death Of Me for Lionsgate. According to a report at THR Katz will direct a script written by... More »
  

Anthony Scott Burns Lands Debut Film, Sci-fi Thriller ALPHA.

To say that we are fans of Canadian filmmaker Anthony Scott Burns is a gross understatement. We have been championing this man's work for some time now. From the opening titles he helped create for Styleframes NYC, his tribute to sci-fi... More »
  

Interview: Director Braden Croft Talks FEED THE GODS

Braden Croft's sophomore effort Feed The Gods, will be available on VOD on November 25th followed by a DVD release in the new year on January 27th. I spoke with the Canadian writer/director about his Bigfoot film.Twitch - Where did... More »
  

Cairo 2014 Review: JOY OF MAN'S DESIRING, The Poetry of Work

While many factory jobs have moved to countries like Mexico or China, Canada still has its fair share of manufacturing. Most of us probably don't think about where many of our goods come from, or the difficult and often... More »
  

MONSTER Director To Remake Norwegian Film JACKPOT

Patty Jenkins, best known as the writer and director of the Charlize Theron-led film Monster, will helm the English-language remake of the Norwegian action-comedy Jackpot. According to THR, the script is being written by David Callaham, who wrote the first Expendables film, as... More »
  

DEATH AND THE ROBOT: Watch This Bittersweet Story Of Friendship

We have a nice animated short film to share with you called Death and the Robot. The short was director Austin Taylor's 4th Year Thesis Film at the UNC School of the Arts. The puppets were created by using a... More »
  

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: Raoul Walsh's THE THIEF OF BAGDAD

Douglas Fairbanks, "the first King of Hollywood", is today remembered as the star of numerous silent swashbuckling epics, including The Mark of Zorro, The Three Musketeers and Robin Hood. However, he attained the popularity and industry clout to get such... More »
  

Cairo 2014 Review: A CINEMA OF DISCONTENT Deftly Explores Censorship

I'm sure many cinephiles are familiar with the Motion Picture Production Code, used by Hollywood in the mid-20th century to govern 'morality' in films. A self-imposed censorship, it banned any sexual acts beyond kissing, excessive violence, profanity, and many other... More »
  

DOC NYC 2014 Boasts An Expanded, Impressively Diverse Slate

DOC NYC, the largest documentary festival in the U.S., which runs this year from November 13-20, gets even bigger with its fifth edition, with well over 150 films, panels, masterclasses, and tributes, spanning across three venues: the IFC Center, the... More »
  

Park Chan-wook To Direct Sci-fi Thriller SECOND BORN

Park Chan-wook, Korean director of the much lauded Vengeance Trilogy - Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance - has been attached to an upcoming sci-fi thriller Second Born, reports Variety. This will be his second English... More »
  

WYRMWOOD Finds North American Homes With IFC And Raven Banner

North American rights to the Aussie zombie flick Wyrmwood have been acquired by IFC Films in America and Raven Banner Entertainment here in Canada, according to Bloody Disgusting.The bombastic zombie flick has been wowing audiences since its World Premiere at Fantastic... More »
  

Review: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1 Slows Series To A Crawl

With two global smashes that have banked $1.5 billion between them, the Hunger Games series has captured the imagination of spectators around the world with a well-balanced combination of spectacle and emotional depth. Mockingjay - Part 1, the first part... More »
  

AFM 2014: Horror Flick WRECKER Getting Hauled To U.S. By XLrator Media

The U.S. rights for the upcoming demonic truck horror-thriller Wrecker were acquired by XLrator Media from IndustryWorks Pictures up here in Canada. IndustryWorks will distribute the pic here in Canada and is handling international sales at AFM. The story follows best... More »
  

THIS MAY BE THE LAST TIME: Watch Exclusive Clip From Sundance Doc

Sterlin Harjo's documentary This May Be the Last Time will be available on VOD tomorrow (Tuesday, November 11). We have an exclusive clip to share with you from the film, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year. This May Be the Last... More »
  

Campbell And Raimi Are Bringing EVIL DEAD To TV

Well. It may not be a new Evil Dead movie, but this is probably as good as it is going to get. Sam Raimi hinted at an Evil Dead TV show during a panel at Comic Con this past summer;... More »
  

Review: OPEN WINDOWS Thrills And Chills

Early on in Open Windows, Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo invites easy comparisons to Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window, but then, pardon the expression, he throws them out the window. What begins as an homage quickly morphs into a thriller with its... More »
  

Aspiring Canadian Women Genre Writers! There's a Contest Just for You!

While things haven't always been good for women behind the camera in fantastic film, the tide seems to be turning. With the international success of filmmakers like the Soska sisters (American Mary), Jennifer Kent (The Babadook), Kristina Buozyte (Vanishing Waves)... More »
  

Your First Look At Smith And Depp In Smith's YOGA HOSERS!

Kevin Smith continues to work on his 'True North' trilogy in Los Angeles with his follow up to Tusk, Yoga Hosers. And THR had your first look at it's two female leads this morning. The films stars Smith's daughter Harley Quinn... More »
  

Jamie Foxx Enters Harmony Korine's THE TRAP

There are few things that can get us film fans more pumped up than particular actor-director pairings. A few recent ones that got tongues wagging were Nicolas Cage and Werner Herzog for Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Daniel... More »
  
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