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John Connor [Celluloid 10.18.21] scifi cult

Matt Reeves (Let Me In, Cloverfield) who is the director of the new film DC film The Batman, started his career with a charming student short film called Mr. Petrified Forest in 1992. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.18.21] apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller experimental adventure

In M. Night Shayamalan's OLD, a vacationing family discovers that the secluded beach where they're relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly, reducing their entire lives into a single day. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.14.21] scifi horror

Check out the debut trailer for Apex, a new sci-fi re-imagining of The Most Dangerous Game starring Neal McDonough and Bruce Willis. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.14.21] horror thriller

Shut-In, the hotly anticipated new thriller from DJ Caruso (Disturbia and Eagle Eye) has debuted a new trailer. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.13.21] music documentary

Before he became the world renowned director of Blade Runner 2049, Polytechnique and now DUNE, French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve directed his documentary short called REW FFWD for the National Film Board in 1994. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.13.21] horror

Ethan Hawke and Scott Derrickson (Sinister) re-team for new Blumhouse horror movies Black Phone. The film is based a story by Stephen King's son, author Joe Hill ("The Fireman"). [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.12.21] action thriller arthouse

Abel Ferrara's (Ms. 45, Bad Lieutenant) new thriller starring Ethan Hawke just played at Lacarno. Called Zeros and Ones, the spy thriller is about an American soldier stationed in Rome with the Vatican blown up, who embarks on a hero's journey to uncover and defend against an unknown enemy threatening the entire world. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.12.21] horror thriller

Dark Sky Films and MPI Media Group will bring to Blu-ray Jacob Gentry's thriller Broadcast Signal Intrusion (2021), starring Harry Shum Jr., Kelley Mack, and Chris Sullivan. Gentry is the director of some killer genre films including the cyberpunk noir Synchronicity and the apocalypse horror The Signal. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 10.12.21] scifi horror action fantasy western adventure

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, THE GREEN KNIGHT tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.07.21] post apocalyptic zombies scifi horror

Sony’s live action reboot of the Resident Evil film franchise, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, will hit on November 24 and we're promised a movie that will rival the original video games in terms of scares. Well, now you can take a gander at the first trailer. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.07.21] scifi thriller

"This is my final transmission". [Continue reading]



John Connor [Celluloid 10.07.21] drama fantasy

Cary Joji Fukunaga's early short film Sleepwalking in the Rift has mad Terrance Malick vibes. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.07.21] post apocalyptic zombies apocalyptic horror thriller

DAY OF THE DEAD (inspired by Romero's classic film of the same name) on SyFy follows a group of strangers trying to survive the first 24 hours of an undead invasion. Apparently, four episodes of the ten episode series will be directed by Steven Kostanski (The Void, Psycho Goreman) directing four of those episodes. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.05.21] scifi horror thriller

Major Russian distributor Central Partnership (a part of Gazprom-Media) announces a bunch of global deals for the Russian thriller “Row 19”. The title has been picked up by Well Go USA for the US and Canada. It has also been acquired for Latin America by BF Distribution, for Middle East countries by Phars Filmco Motion Pictures, as well as for South Korea ... [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 10.04.21] post apocalyptic apocalyptic scifi horror action cult slasher thriller adventure

When a killer plague wipes out 99% of the world’s population, the embattled survivors struggle to make their way in a post-apocalyptic reality. This 2020 adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand frames the eternal battle between good and evil, as embodied by the peaceful prophet Mother Abagail (Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg) and the menacing presence ... [Continue reading]

David House [Film Festival 10.01.21]

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Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.30.21] United Kingdom apocalyptic comedy drama


Knightley and Goode play Simon and Nell, a couple who, with the help of their son Art, Jojo Rabbit's Roman Griffin Davis, are getting ready to welcome family friends for the holidays. It's the typical chaos you might expect but things begin to unravel pretty quickly; in an early scene, Art slices his finger while cutting some carrots and though this is not uncommon,... [Continue reading]

David House [Film Festival 09.30.21] documentary


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Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.30.21]





Imagine you go on a date, spend a great night together, and then are forced to spend the next decade together. That's exactly what happens to Giovana and Yago, a couple who go on a date and wake up the next morning to a dire warning: a deadly pink cloud is rolling into the City and everyone must get inside and stay put or risk dying.
As far as set-ups for a p... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.29.21] USA documentary


As she toppled records and took over music charts, two distinct groups emerged: those who appreciated the singer's raw, sometimes angry anthems that spoke both men and women (but largely women) and those who simply saw her as an angry young woman with no reason to be so pissed at the world. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.29.21] Mexico drama


In Sundown, we meet siblings Richard and Alice, a pair of well-to-do Brits on vacation in Acapulco. Their idyllic vacation is cut short by a telephone call: there's been a death in the family and they must return to the UK to deal with the funeral. At the airport, Richard can't find his passport so Alice and the kids go on ahead while Richard heads back to the hotel... [Continue reading]

David House [Film Festival 09.29.21] animation


This year's program includes over 110 feature films and 77 shorts from around the world. The narrative and documentary films include an Altered States program, a series of BC and Canadian films, a Gateway program featuring East Asian artists, and a Music/Arts and Design program. Programs will be presented in 8 theaters, including the Playhouse, the Rio, the newly re... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.28.21] Germany action thriller crime adventure

Uwe Boll has been flying under the radar lately. The director who made headlines by challenging Michael Bay to a boxing match has been quietly finishing his next film, which looks similar to his hit Rampage franchise but takes on a QAnon massacre. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.27.21] apocalyptic scifi horror action cult slasher thriller mystery adventure giallo grindhouse

From the mind of celebrated horror author Stephen King, the man behind such classic terror tales as The Shining, Carrie, and It, comes one of his most chilling offerings yet. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.27.21] post apocalyptic zombies apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller adventure

In this prequel to Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead, small-town bank teller Dieter gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime when a mysterious woman recruits him to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals, attempting to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes across Europe. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.27.21] post apocalyptic zombies apocalyptic horror action

The upcoming sequel to the hit zombie actioner Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead is fast coming and some images have emerged for Wyrmwood: Apocalypse that looks pretty darn wild. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 09.27.21] post apocalyptic apocalyptic scifi horror dystopic video game

The Last of Us creator, Neil Druckman shared the first official image from HBO's The Last of Us adaptation on Twitter. The series is an adaption of the award winning, post-apocalyptic video game franchise. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.23.21] horror

Searchlight Pictures and Beyond Fest announced today the World Premiere of Scott Cooper’s new horror thriller ANTLERS as the October 11th Closing Night selection of the 2021 Beyond Fest, presented in partnership with the American Cinematheque. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.23.21] post apocalyptic zombies apocalyptic horror action thriller adventure dystopic

In Gareth Carr's upcoming apocalypse thriller Life After Man, an infectious disease causing the dead to rise again has wiped out most of humanity. On a small outback farm in Australia, a young girl must protect her sister from more than just the dead. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.23.21] post apocalyptic apocalyptic scifi action thriller adventure

Ric Roman Waugh is returning to direct a follow-up to the apocalyptic disaster movie Greenland with original screenwriter Chris Sparling (Buried, ATM) on board to write the script. [Continue reading]

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