BLOOD IN THE SNOW 2016: Festival Announces New Dates And A New Location

Being a film nerd - geek - connoisseur in Toronto is easy. At any given week we have an embarrassment of riches and opportunities to see some of the best that local and international cinema has to offer. From gathering... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

China Lion Serves Up CHONGQING HOT POT This April

No foolin', China Lion is bringing Yang Qing's mainland crime caper Chongqing Hot Pot to North America on 1 April, day-and-date with its Chinese release. The film, which has its World Premiere on Monday night as opening film of the... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Tristan Risk Joins Canadian Giallo Production THE VALLEY OF THE RATS

Tristan Risk's star continues to rise in cult film as the Canadian talent just keeps on working away at cinema of the weird and wonderful variety. News of another Canadian giallo-inspired flick has come our way.   Production is set... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Post Apocalyptic Satire HOT Now Available On VHX

If you are looking for something to add to your viewing list this weekend then consider Victor Warren's apocalyptical satirical comedy Hot. The film is an adaptation of Daniel Keleher's stage play and it stars Steven Strait (The Expanse), Zachary... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo To Direct HAUNTED For DreamWorks

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, director of Intacto, 28 Weeks Later, and Intruders, has been selected to helm Haunted, a new adaptation of Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, according to Deadline. This is apparently a passion project for Steven Spielberg,... More »
  

Review: HYENA ROAD Straddles A Blurred Line

Hyena Road is a bit of a difficult film to quantify. On the one hand, it follows perhaps a bit too closely to some cliched images and story formats of soldiers at war. On the other, it has an earnestness... More »
  

Review: Tonko House Returns With Super Cute MOOM

Today Tonko House's latest creation, called Moom, is having its world premiere at Cinequest Film Festival. In 2014, after leaving the safety of the Pixar nest to start their own studio Tonko House, directors Daisuke "Dice" Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo... More »
  

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   
  

Review: LONDON HAS FALLEN, Rocking The Free World With Dubious Politics And Sadistic Tendencies

Gerard Butler finds himself taking up arms to save Aaron Eckhart’s US President once again in this expanded sequel to Antoine Fuqua’s Olympus Has Fallen. Trading the claustrophobic confines of the White House for the deserted streets of Britain’s terrorised... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Review: CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON: SWORD OF DESTINY Should Have Stayed Hidden

In regards to this Netflix original, setting the bar impossibly low barely helped tolerate the arduous two-part viewing experience of this martial-arts mess. Sullying Ang Lee’s beautiful vision of the vintage source material, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny... More »
  

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   
  

Review: JACK OF THE RED HEARTS Means Well, But Falls Flat

It's not easy to make a film about a particular issue prevelant in society - be it an illness, a social problem, a political situation - and make it dramatically interesting. This is especially true if the issue is one... More »
  

Watch Some Icky Sticky, Ooey Gooey Horror In BAD BLOOD: THE MOVIE Trailer!

When we first heard about Tim Reis' horror flick Bad Blood: The Movie the director was presenting his Werefrog film as a work in progress at the Frontieres Co-Production Market at Fantasia last Summer. Thankfully for fans of sloppy and... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Review: THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE, Terror At Its Very Best

It begins in the dark hollows of your mind. But you can feel it in your heart. Pumping through your veins. The notion that something is wrong. That the world is wrong. That reality is not what it seems. That... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Review: TRIPLE 9, An Accomplished Potboiler

"The monster has gone digital," warns Woody Harrelson in a fashion that only Mr. Harrelson can. As a bedraggled detective cleaning up the mess of a bank manager whose vault was just not only breached in a daylight heist, but... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

Ava DuVernay To Direct Adaptation of A WRINKLE IN TIME

Way back in 2014, we reported that Jennifer Lee, co-writer and director of the Disney hit Frozen, was writing an adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's seminal young adult book A Wrinkle in Time. Well, we can now report that Ava DuVernay... More »
  

Bret Ratner Wants To Remake Shaw Brothers Kung Fu Classic KING BOXER

Get our your pitch forks and torches Kung Fu aficionados! The Tracking Board is reporting tonight that Rush Hour director Bret Ratner is going to produce and remake the Shaw Brothers Kung Fu classic King Boxer. Ratner and partner James Packer... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Parade Deck Films To Release Jason Trost's ALL SUPERHEROES MUST DIE: 2 This Summer

Parade Deck Films is working again with Jason Trost (The FP, How To Save Us) to release his next film All Superheroes Must Die: 2. The film will hit the festival circuit this Spring with a target day and date... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

END OF DAYS, INC. Dark Supernatural Comedy Opens In Toronto Tomorrow!

Jennifer Liao's dark comedy with a supernatural twist End of Days, Inc. opens here in Toronto, Friday, February 19th, at the Carlton Cinema. Liao, producer Sandy Kellerman, and the cast (Carolyne Maraghi, Janet Porter, Anna Ferguson, Yulia Petrauskas, and Paulino... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Rotterdam 2016 Review: A GOOD AMERICAN Damns The Worst Of America

Austrian director Friedrich Moser is a self-confessed fan of spy stories, so it's not surprising he made a documentary about the NSA's former meta-data expert Bill Binney. Titled A Good American, the film played at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  
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