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David House [Celluloid 11.08.19] action

In Primal we meet his character, Frank Walsh, in the Amazon jungle. He's a big-game hunter capturing and collecting wild animals to sell to zoos. The opening scene is the first of many "edge-of-your-seat nailbiters" in the film. He's face-to-face with a snarling jaguar and in grave danger of being mangled to shreds before he can get it caged. The rewards for his ris... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.08.19] scifi horror

The third film in the wonderfully fun Skyline series is currently in post-production and director Liam O'Donnell has been in a sharing mood lately. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 11.06.19] scifi horror

The trailer for Richard Stanley's adaptation of HP Lovecraft's Colour out of Space is finally here after a long wait, and I have to say its looking far better than his other recent efforts. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.06.19] horror

Gunpowder & Sky announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to filmmaker Neasa Hardiman’s critically-acclaimed Irish sci-fi/thriller SEA FEVER following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [DVD News 11.05.19] scifi horror action thriller adventure

On Halloween 1968, reclusive Stella and her two friends meet a mysterious drifter, Ramón, and uncover a sinister notebook of stories. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.31.19] scifi action thriller adventure

Back in 2016, a short proof-of-concept sci-fi short film called Code 8 was released. That was so successsful that the feature is now upon us three years later, getting a release in theatres and On Demand December 13. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.29.19] apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller adventure

This monster-sized boxed set from Criterion collects 15 (!) Godzilla films! [Continue reading]

David House [Celluloid 10.24.19] horror comedy

Three young women have rented an old haunted hotel in Las Vegas where they are throwing a big Halloween party to raise tuition money for college. The fourth member of the group is their science nerd friend Claude, whose job was to create a special highly potent strain of marijuana. He comes up with the "Golden Nug" (one toke and you're gone...), the 'most powerful c... [Continue reading]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 10.23.19] horror

I admittedly came away a little disillusioned myself, but upon further reflection I concluded that Witches in the Woods is a solid – albeit flawed – horror flick about deteriorating group dynamics when faced with the rising tension of being stranded in the cold and snowy wilderness. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.22.19] scifi action thriller adventure

The final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has debuted and even though we're sure you've seen it, we're posting it for everyone who has been living in the bunker for last couple of months. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.22.19] scifi horror


Jason Widgington [Film Festival 10.20.19] Canada horror thriller

In Making Monsters, showing at the 2019 Toronto After Dark Film Festival, young couple Chris (Tim Loden) and Allison (Alana Elmer) have achieved fame with an internet video channel where Chris films himself scaring the crap out of Allison in various situations. This is established in the opening montage, which also includes an interview clip of Chris explaining the ... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 10.17.19] horror

HBO will release their adaptation of Stephen King's The Outsider on January 12, 2020. Fans of Ozark will be pleased to hear that jason Bateman directs the first two episodes of the series. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.17.19] post apocalyptic thriller

We brought you the first look at the post-apocalyptic thriller Radioflash a few onths back and here we have the first trailer from IFC Midnight. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.16.19] post apocalyptic scifi

In this space-set post-apocalyptic thriller, a group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awake to find earth has suffered an extinction level event. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 10.15.19] horror

Experience the ultimate in horror with The Omen Collection, featuring all four original films as well as the 2006 remake that terrified audiences. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.12.19] Ireland (Republic of) horror comedy

Rose (Maeve Higgins) is biding her time as a driving instructor while avoiding calls from town locals asking her to use her special "talents" to deal with ghosts and possessions. Christian Winter (Will Forte) is a washed-up one-hit-wonder who is trying to summon a demon who will make him and his music relevant again. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.12.19] Canada thriller

Writer/directors Yonah Lewis and Calvin Thomas have obviously been contemplating that thought as well and their sophomore effort White Lie, explores what happens to a young woman's life when her illness is outed as a fake. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.12.19] Canada thriller

Alex Wolff stars as Henry, a responsible young man who has put off going to college to care for his ailing mother. When his mother passes away, Henry is angry and lonely and rather than turning to family, he finds comfort in his mother's unused drugs and the company of his new neighbour Ana (Imogen Poots), a drug addict camped out in her aunt's apartment in a feeble... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.12.19] thriller drama

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce go head-to-head in this dialogue-heavy dramatization of an important meeting that took place at the Vatican between conservative Pope Benedict and progressive Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who, at the time of Benedict's succession, was also a favourite for the title of Catholicism's highest office. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.11.19] scifi

In this modern adaptation of Steinslaw Lem's (Solaris) classic sci-fi story, a young man searches for his father after he disappears while working on a highly classified project for the United States government that involves extraterrestrials. [Continue reading (5 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.10.19] horror

Time waits for no one... When a single mother (Carmen Ejogo) accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter (Apollonia Pratt) is bitten by a rattlesnake, she finds herself making an unthinkable deal to repay her debt. Written and directed by Zak Hilditch (1922), also starring Theo Rossi and Emma Greenwell, and produced by Ross Dinerstein (1922). [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.10.19] "drama" "horror"

Riley Keough stars as Grace, a young woman trying to win the affection of her new fiance Richard’s (Richard Armitage) children. Grace joins the family on their yearly winter escape to the cabin but things are tense even before they arrive at their destination and when Richard announces he has to return to the city for work for a few days, Grace is left alone i... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.09.19] France thriller drama

Damien Bonnard stars as Stephane, a young cop who recently transferred from the countryside to the big city where he’s joined an Anti-Crime Squad team. Their job is to patrol the city’s culturally diverse neighbourhoods, making connections and developing relationships with local leaders in an effort to keep the peace. The Squad is led by Chris (Alexis Ma... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.07.19] Russia scifi horror

Here we have the first trailer for Russian director Egor Abramenko's feature debut and it's mighty impressive. We're long time fans of Russian genre content here at QE and Abramenko has honed his craft both as a commercials director and doing second unit work for Russian mega-director Feodor Bondarchuk. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 10.07.19] scifi horror adventure

In Last Ones Out, when Henry Williamson wakes from surgery, he’s paralyzed, alone and in the dark. Within hours, the hospital has been overrun by the victims of a new virus. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.04.19] Canada thriller

Let me be clear: Killer Queen is a bad movie. Director Ramin Fahrenheit also stars in this story about a man (Fahrenheit) and a woman, played by newcomer Fatima Maziani, who meet, get high and then go on a killing spree. If that's not troubling enough, the nameless young woman cuts herself after each murder which sounds like it could be an interesting story aspect t... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.04.19] Canada horror

From the get-go, it was clear that Barnaby has a very unique sense of artistry and as an Indigenous filmmaker, his approach to storytelling also brings a distinct voice to his work so when it was announced that his follow-up was a zombie movie, I was intrigued. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.04.19] horror

There are, of course, exceptions. King is, after all, a great observer of the human condition and whether it's a straight-up drama or if it features a tinge of the supernatural, he always taps into some deep-rooted truth about what it means to be human and alive, and such is the case with In the Tall Grass which is based on a novella that King wrote with his son and... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.03.19] thriller

Busted Knuckle Productions is one step closer to releasing its latest production - The Madness Within. Very much a thriller, The Madness Within has been written and directed by Hunter G. Williams. [Continue reading]

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