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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.30.21] animation

Visionary filmmaker and creator Phil Tippett has been working on Mad God for what feels like an eternity. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.30.21] post apocalyptic scifi

Tim Fehlbaum and Roland Emmerich are back together again for another post-apocalyptic nightmare. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.21.21] post apocalyptic horror

A post apocalyptic scavenger's survival routine is interrupted when she discovers a body in the woods. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.13.21] thriller

A lot of attention is being paid to a number of exciting film releases expected in the next year or so. But one less-hyped project we’ve begun to hear about is an upcoming poker thriller starring Russell Crowe, called Poker Face. The film — not to be confused with the Rian Johnson mystery series of the same name — is currently in pre-production. But ... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 06.03.21] scifi horror

If you scratched your head at the idea of Neill Blomkamp directing what looked like a straight-up horror movie, you were not alone. As it turns out we had nothing to worry about because Blomkamp's next project is anything but typical. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.31.21] scifi

Holy crap! Way back in 2009, I asked QE readers to help track down a super rare German sci-fi short from director Klaus Knoesel that was made in 1990 called HIOB (JOB). [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.28.21] Kenya action adventure

MJ Basset has always been a conservationist, beginning her career as a wildlife photographer and documentary filmmaker before making the jump to narrative features including Deathwatch, Solomon Kane and Silent Hill: Revelation. Over the past decade, Basset has shifted almost exclusively to working in television but of late, she's returned to feature filmmaking, mixing... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.12.21] drama fantasy

Over the years "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" has seen its fair share of adaptations but few have been as exciting as David Lowery's upcoming adaptation The Green Knight. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.30.21] scifi action war

So let's get this straight: in The Tomorrow War Chris Pratt is drafted and sent 30 years into the future to fight the alien invaders. The only thing I can think about is why would they need to send someone from the past into the future? I guess that's a question that'll be answered by writer Zach Dean's (Deadfall, 24 Hours to Live) script. Maybe. If we're lucky. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.29.21] horror

Neill Blomkamp is back but the director who is best known for his sci-fi movies is dipping his toes into horror with his new feature Demonic. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.21.21] Mexico thriller

One of the best movies I saw last year is Michel Franco's New Order (review). [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.20.21] horror

On the surface, writer/director Ryan Spindell's The Mortuary Collection looks like a pretty tame horror anthology but don't let looks deceive you; there's a lot more horror in this collection than you might initially anticipate. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.19.21] scifi

I love a good high-concept sci-fi drama, especially if they're scrappy but well made and Cerebrum looks like it could fit the bill nicely. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.19.21] horror

I was already curious about Seance based solely on the fact that it unfolds at a boarding school where the new girl is the outsider and may just be at the center of a good old murderous entity mystery. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.16.21] Denmark action thriller

It's been a few years since Danish writer/director Anders Thomas Jensen released a film but he's back and reunited with Mads Mikkelsen for Riders of Justice. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.16.21] action thriller adventure

Writer/director MJ Bassett brought together her passion for filmmaking and natural history with 2020's Rogue and she's continuing down that track, this time with what appears to be a much larger budget, in Endangered Species. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.08.21] action adventure

Film fans have been left stranded by the recent pandemic, with a host of big releases continually put back in anticipation of theaters reopening this year. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.05.21] horror cult

Fans of Alejandro Jodorowsky's Santa Sangre will want to take note of a shiny new release of the horror classic coming care of the good folks at Severin Films. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.05.21] Argentina post apocalyptic action thriller

Scavenger is the feature film debut of writer/directors Eric Fleitas and Luciana Garraza and while the movie is clearly a scrappy, low-budget affair, it looks like a pretty promising, under-the-radar PA thriller. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.05.21] thriller crime

Phillip Noyce has long been a purveyor of great thrillers, from Patriot Games and Rabbit-Proof Fence to Salt and while he's kept busy both producing and directing over the last decade, his work has mostly been in TV though that's clearly changing in the coming years as he's currently attached to a number of feature films. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.05.21] drama

The real-life story behind Zola is as strange and bizarre as the movie appears to be. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.26.21] United Kingdom horror

Ben Wheatley is back and he appears to be in as fine a form as ever. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.25.21] thriller crime

Assassin movies are a dime a dozen but once in a while one comes along that feels like it might be a little better than your average and The Virtuoso looks like it might just fit the bill. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.18.21] horror

Phobias is not your average anthology film. To begin with, it features a selection of phobias that are not instantly recognizable, and what's more it comes from the executive producing team of Radio Silence, the filmmaking team behind Ready or Not and the upcoming Scream sequel. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.16.21] documentary

Hippies listening to the Grateful Dead, guns, pot, and Big Foot? These are all at the center of Sasquatch. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.11.21] scifi horror thriller

Mathieu Turi, director of the post-apocalyptic film Hostile (which releases Sept. 4) is finished his next film, the intriguing sounding thriller, Meander and it's coming out this month in Europe. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

quietearth [Celluloid 02.25.21] Germany post apocalyptic scifi

Tim Fehlbaum is back and he's re-teamed with Roland Emmerich for his second post apocalyptic film Tides. While the trailer and outline are sparse on details, the cinematography looks incredible. For those who missed director Tim Fehlbaum's previous PA flick HELL, QE recommends it. Tides will be premiering at Berlinale's 71st edition soon. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 02.20.21] drama crime

Writer, director, and producer Tiller Russell has a thing for criminals. Over the year's he has produced and directed a variety of features, documentaries, and TV series about everything from inmates on a sports team to The Night Stalker. [Continue reading]

David House [Celluloid 02.03.21] horror

Adam is living alone in the cabin, but for the company of his dog. He spends his time obsessively combing through old family albums and taking long walks in the forest, thinking about the family secrets, of his mother's mental illness, and his grandmother's obsession with the spirit Sator who she insists talks to her. He listens to hours of his mother's strange ramb... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 02.03.21] action drama western vampires

Teen vampires have never gone out of fashion but 1987 was a particularly good year for angsty vampire movies. In July, The Lost Boys, arguably one of the touchstones of the sub-genre (if you can call it that) was released, followed later that year by Near Dark. [Continue reading]

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