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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.14.17] Canada scifi action

What happens when you let a group of stunt guys make a movie? If you've got big names attached, you end up with something like John Wick but if you're not that fortunate, you settle for a smaller budget and pack as many stunts as you can into it and out comes something that looks a little like Kill Order. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.13.17] apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller adventure martial arts

Where Skyline was something of a close-quarters thriller where much of the action was confined to a single location, Beyond Skyline is a globe-hopping actioner that never seems satisfied to stay in one place for very long. From battling tentacled aliens on and under the streets of LA, to destroying Indonesian temples and everywhere in between, Beyond Skyline takes hug... [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.13.17] post apocalyptic scifi thriller drama

One of the small thrillers which has been burning up the genre festivals this past year is James Morrison's feature film debut Diverge. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.13.17] post apocalyptic scifi horror thriller mystery

A new trailer for Alex Garland's next film has dropped and, wow. Annihilation is based on the book by Jeff VanderMeer which I would describe as post-apocalyptic by way of Stanley Kubrick. That is, it's trippy as f-- and next level bonkers. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [DVD News 12.13.17] scifi horror

Directed by Steve Miner the man behind such horror hits as Friday the 13th Part II, and Lake Placid, House remains one of the defining fright flicks of the 80's. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.12.17] Sweden horror documentary vampires werewolves

It has been a really great year for movies but one of the highlights of my film watching this year was first discovering and then having the opportunity to see World of Darkness (review), a documentary which delves head first and deep into White Wolf, "Vampire: The Masquerade" and the "World of Darkness." [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 12.12.17] post apocalyptic scifi dystopic

Wil Magness' evocative post-apocalyptic short The Manual take place in a dystopian future where the last human is raised by a machine. As he struggles with the loneliness of no human interaction, he questions the teachings of a mysterious religious 'Manual' which the machine claims is holy. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.10.17] book scifi action cult thriller adventure

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline’s bestselling book of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 12.10.17] scifi action thriller mystery noir adventure

A full trailer has emerged for Netflix's most expensive show, Altered Carbon. The series is based on the cyberpunk novel by Richard K. Morgan. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.08.17] post apocalyptic scifi action

After years of work, James Cameron's vision for a film based on "Battle Angel: Alita" is finally here and it looks... interesting. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.08.17] horror history

AMC's new series The Terror, based on Dan Simmons' historical horror novel of the same name, will have a two-hour series premiere on Monday, March 26 at 9 p.m. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 12.08.17] scifi thriller

Before you continue, there is more to this story than meets the eye. First though, XYZ Films and Ground Control Entertainment are partnering with SingularDTV to finance and produce New Frontiers, a sci-fi anthology consisting of five shorts films, which together will form one feature-length film. Futurism Studios will also serve as an executive producer on the project... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.08.17] thriller drama

When Pettyfer emerged in a mysterious trailer for Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein's The Strange Ones, I wasn't sure what to think but one this is certain: with his latest film, Pettyfer suggests that there may be more to him than just a pretty face. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 12.06.17] post apocalyptic zombies horror

Zombie fans! Saban Films has released the official Red Band trailer and some shiny new poster art for the Day of the Dead: Bloodline. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.06.17] scifi horror thriller

Netflix have released a bunch of new episode trailers for the upcoming fourth season of Black Mirror along with an official release date of December 29! [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 12.05.17] cyberpunk scifi

We were pretty excited a couple of years ago when Netflix announced they were going ahead with a 10 episode order of "Altered Carbon," an adaptation of Richard K. Morgan's cyberpunk novel - the first in a series of three. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Contests 12.05.17] Australia scifi action adventure

There's a slew of great stuff out on home video today but one of the highlights is definitely Shane Abbess' The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One which most of us have been looking forward to since posting the first review last year. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.05.17] scifi horror action thriller mystery adventure

This holiday season, you may be home, but you re not alone... In this fresh and gleefully twisted spin on home-invasion horror, babysitter Ashley (Olivia DeJonge) must defend her young charges (Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould ) when intruders break into the house one snowy night or so she thinks. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.05.17] Canada thriller drama

The debut feature from writer/directors Carlos and Jason Sanchez, A Worthy Companion stars Wood as Laura, a beautiful young woman with relationship issues. The movie opens with a sexual encounter gone wrong but it's not until we see Laura speaking with William, her boss, that it becomes clear there's more to her story than simply kinky sex. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.05.17] Canada horror war

The team of Canadian, American and British soldiers find themselves trapped in the underground facility and while they try to find an exit, the Germans return to erase all trace of their experiments because if news of their work was to escape, it's unlikely peace talks would continue and Germany could be eradicated for good. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [DVD News 12.05.17] post apocalyptic drama

Severin Films will release a newly restored edition of the infamous, life-altering post-apocalyptic TV movie Threads on January 30th! Along with The Day After and Testament, Threads is still the most visceral and devastating cultural expression of nuclear winter ever put to film. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.05.17] drama fantasy

RLJE Films announced they have acquired U.S. rights to the highly anticipated I Kill Giants from XYZ Films. Based on the acclaimed Man of Action graphic novel by Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura with a screenplay by Joe Kelly, the film was directed by Anders Walter, the Academy Award winning writer/director for the short Helium, and stars Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.04.17] Spain post apocalyptic animation

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is co-directed by Spain's Pedro Rivero & Alberto Vázquez based on a short film they created in 2011 of the same name. The film will hit select theaters in the US on December 15th this year. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 12.04.17] scifi horror action dystopic

Lionsgate's Vestron Collector's Series has been going strong, releasing many fan and cult favourites on Blu-ray including most recently the Wishmaster series, Parents and Slaughter High. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 12.04.17] thriller mystery

A reclusive cult and a lost friend make Blake Reigle's new thriller One of Us intriguing to this writer. Monarch Home Entertainment will bring the film to DVD on December 12. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.02.17] Canada thriller drama

With the help of an old fiend, Saxon begins to pull at the lose threads surrounding his mother’s death and the more he pulls, the more constrictive his world becomes and soon, he finds himself at the centre of a manhunt. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.02.17] thriller drama

Henry has become obsessed with figuring out why he can’t feel pain and trying to fix himself. This, along with reading people’s ailments, are the only two things he cares about until a man comes knocking on his door offering to help him in his search for a cure. In exchange, Henry has to provide some of his DNA for sampling. And so Henry and Dr. Andrews co... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.02.17] Sweden documentary

Alderson tracks the rise of White Wolf and “Vampire” over the decades, from the early success to the rocky times in the early aughts and with unprecedented access to the Wiecks and Hagen, we get a glimpse at the inner workings of the company from the people who were there at the very beginning. There are insights into everything from the creation of the... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.30.17] horror

Fox Searchlight Productions have aquired a new thriller called Ready or Not from Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin two of three members of "Radio Silence", a collective of three filmmakers whose work has been featured in the amazing horror anthologies Southbound and VHS (they did the “10/31/98” segment) . [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.30.17] Spain comedy thriller fantasy

Baroque and satirical, this Spanish feature film obviously takes after Alex de la Iglesia (Witching and Bitching) to illustrate - in a corrosive way - the flaws of human nature. The result is a black comedy evoking Italian social cinema of the 70s. [Continue reading]

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