Toronto After Dark 2015: Camping, Woodland Creatures And The Supernatural Lead Second Wave Of Titles

We are only a couple weeks away from the tenth annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival. On Friday the festival announced the second half of titles for this year's lineup as well as the Canadian and International shorts. Leading the second... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Trailer: Kurt Russell Goes Cannibal Huntin' In BONE TOMAHAWK

Bone Tomahawk, directed by S. Craig Zahler, just bowed at Fantastic Fest with word on the street ranging from "A Kurt Russell cannibal western? Awesome!" to "A Kurt Russell cannibal western?"Ahead of its day-and-date stateside release on October 23rd, we've... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Film4 FrightFest Announces Their Halloween Event Lineup!

Hey London genre freaks! Do you need a jump start to the week leading up to Halloween? Well boy howdy do the folks at Film4 FrightFest have an event for you. The Film4 FrightFest Halloween Event happens on Friday, October 24th... More »
By Andrew Mack   

TOKYO TRIBE: The NSFW Clip, Redder Than Most Red Band Clips

If you have had up to here with trying to assembleyour latest purchase from IKEA then perhaps you need to take a page from the home decorating catalog of Nkoi from Sono Sion's hip hop musical Tokyo Tribe. Nkoi (Kubozuka Yosuke)... More »
By Andrew Mack   

THE RETURNED Season 2 Trailer Arrives

The Fabrice Gobert created supernatural show The Returned was a big favorite around these parts when it premiered a few years back. A slow cooker, with atmosphere and WTF moments aplenty, the show revolved around the residents of a provincial... More »
By Ben Umstead   

FUCKKKYOUUU: Watch This Bizarre, Gorgeous, NSFW Trailer For Eddie Alcazar's Flying Lotus Short Film

Director Eddie Alcazar has teamed up with musical maverick Flying Lotus for his latest effort Fuckkkyouuu and with the film screening now at Fantastic Fest the first trailer has arrived online. And it is gorgeous, disturbing, and NSFW stuff.With the... More »
By Todd Brown   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: MEN AND CHICKEN Doesn't Give A Cluck

Anders Thomas Jensen has reunited with long-time collaborator Mads Mikkelsen for Men And Chicken, an utterly strange, absurdist film that revels in Dr. Moreau-type conventions and the awkwardness of long-lost family, as well as the family that can seem more like... More »

Have Your Say: Which Film Made Best Use Of The Moon?

Did any of you check out the lunar eclipse two nights ago? Because over here in Northern Europe, it was a beauty. I hadn't expected the weather to be that nice, and the night that clear. What I also didn't... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Fantastic Fest 2015: Nicolas Winding Refn's THE ACT OF SEEING On View

"The cycle jungle of hot steel and raw flesh!""Lovers caught in a dark tide of sinister TERROR!""Everything you might imagine is shown in this motion picture!"Loglines such as these recall the mostly lowbrow films of wildly varying quality which played... More »

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: IN SEARCH OF THE ULTRA-SEX, Both Smarter And Dumber Than It Sounds

When Woody Allen re-edited and overdubbed Japanese spy film International Secret Police: Key of Keys into absurdist comedy What's Up Tiger Lily in 1966, I'm fairly certain that he didn't see this coming. The French directorial duo Nicolas Charlet and... More »
By Charlie Hobbs   

Bauhaus' Peter Murphy To Star In And Co-Produce Chris Alexander's BLACKGLOVEKILLER

This hit the trades yesterday but is still worth mentioning. Bauhaus front man Peter Murphy will star in and co-produce Chris Alexander's fourth film, Blackglovekiller. Also joining the cast, and front man of another legendary rock band, is Nivek Ogre... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Raven Banner Catches CRABS! Seeks Medical Help

Raven Banner Entertainment has got a case of the Crabs! The Toronto based production and sales company have come aboard the indie creature feature and will serve as executive producers. "We never thought we'd say this but we are so happy to... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Crowdfund This: Southern Gothic Goes DIY In UNFINISHED BUSINESS

For many of us, our childhoods were filled with ghost stories. Whether it was around the campfire, or sneaking a read with the flashlight under the covers, or catching a midnight movie, there was something vital and enduring about those... More »
By Ben Umstead   

COLOUR OUT OF SPACE: SpectreVision Backs Richard Stanley's Lovecraft Adaptation

It was a couple Summers ago that we sat in the pitch sessions for the Frontières International Co-Production Market at Fantasia and Richard Stanley (Hardware and The Dust Devil) described his vision for adapting H.P. Lovecraft's Colour Out Of Space to... More »
By Andrew Mack   

TALES OF HALLOWEEN: Creepy Children And The Many Arms Of Pollyanna McIntosh In Exclusive Gallery

The horror anthology Tales of Halloween is coming to U.S. cinemas, VOD and iTunes on October 16th. We have a set of exclusive stills from two of the ten tales. We get a look at a group of creepy children who... More »
By Andrew Mack   

MISSION TO LARS: Hey Toronto! Win A Double Pass To Opening Night!

Raven Banner Entertainment picked up Canadian right to the documentary Mission To Lars, that follows siblings Kate and William Spicer as they attempt to fulfill their brother Tom's lifelong dream, to meet Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. The doc will open... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Watch The Trailer For Cyberpsychadelic VIDEOPHILIA (AND OTHER VIRAL SYNDROMES)

Rotterdam's Hivos Tiger Award winner Videophilia (and Other Viral Syndromes), directed by promising Paruvian talent Juan Daniel F.Molero - the recent winner of the Grand Prix at the Split Film Festival - has launched an English friendly trailer. Since... More »
By Martin Kudlac   

Ithaca 2015 First Wave Promises A Freakish Mix Of Classic And New Weird

Coming up in November, the Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival 2015 edition is set to rock the upstate NY college town with some inspirational freakiness. The festival has teamed up with new horror streaming provider Shudder to present the retrospective... More »

ZINZANA (RATTLE THE CAGE) Trailer is Malicious Fun

As I mentioned in our Fantastic Fest 2015 World Premiere Preview post, I'm eager to see Zinzana (Rattle The Cage), among other films. The feature gives off a decidedly Tarantino-esque vibe full of malice, violence, and black humor. The terrific... More »

Hey, Toronto! Win A Pair Of Tickets To Witness Nicholas Wallace's SEANCE!

It was just yesterday that we brought news of Seance, a live theatrical performance running at the Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace in Toronto from September 25th through October 11th that will immerse audiences in the history of spiritism before culminating... More »
By Todd Brown   
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