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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.19.17] thriller mystery

Camille Thoman's debut feature Never Here starts as a somewhat straight forward thriller in which a woman, Miranda, falls into a spiral of mystery when she thinks she recognizes one of the men in the line-up and starts to follow him. What begins as curiosity soon becomes her next art project before taking a turn for the weird. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.19.17] Canada post apocalyptic thriller

If you caught Jovanka Vuckovic's segment "The Box" in last year's female-driven horror anthology called XX you'll already be familiar with her work and are maybe even a fan. Well, good news! Vuckovic has started production on her first feature, a post-apocalyptic film called Riot Girls, set in 1995. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.18.17] post apocalyptic scifi action adventure

In the 1980's, when it came to post-apocalyptic android movies, no one made more than Albert Pyun. From Omega Doom (review), Knights (review) to my personal favorite Nemesis, this was a genre Pyun seemed to own, and Cyborg is like his Citizen Kane. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.18.17] action thriller adventure dystopic

The fourth film in the Death Race reboot started by Paul W.S. Anderson is coming out January 30, 2018. Titled Death Race: Beyond Anarchy [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.18.17] comedy thriller drama

Marianna Palka's approach to getting at how unappreciated mothers are is, to say the least, unconventional. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.18.17] Canada thriller drama

Though he's been a working actor for years, Jon Bernthal entered a new level of recognition when he starred as Shane Walsh in the first two seasons of "The Walking Dead." Since then, his career has been on fire and in addition to his TV roles, he's also taken on some interesting film jobs. Sweet Virginia (review) is one of those. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.18.17] book scifi music dystopic

The legacy of Eurythmics' embattled 1984 score, and the nasty public conflict that erupted over it at the time, has been well documented, so suffice it to say director Michael Radford famously hated it, calling it "crass rubbish" and even released a version of the film that excised it in favour of a more traditional score composed by Dominic Muldowney. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.17.17] Argentina thriller

Leonardo Sbaraglia stars as Joaquin, a paraplegic engineer who lives alone in a big house a couple of doors down from a bank. When he starts hearing noises from the house next door, he begins to use his endless amounts of free time to observe what the neighbours are up to and it quickly becomes apparent that they're planning a robbery via a tunnel that will come dir... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.17.17] drama

Moonee is a boisterous six-year-old who spends the days of her summer holiday hanging out with her friends Scooty and Jancey. The trio waste away their days the way we all used to, cruising the neighbourhood causing a little trouble, hanging out with other kids and basically staying out from the crack of dawn until the street lights come on. While this would have be... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.17.17] scifi action thriller adventure

We've got some big Samurai Jack fans in the ranks here so I'm sure this complete series set will bring a tear to a few eyes. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.13.17] action thriller adventure

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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.13.17] scifi horror thriller

Stranger Things returns to Netflix October 27. S U R V I V E's Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein are back to bring their synth sensibilities to the Season 2 soundtrack and the first track called “Walkin’ in Hawkins" has premiered. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.13.17] scifi

In brief: Rian Johnson, director or Looper and the upcoming Star Wars the Last Jedi talked to Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve on the latest edition of the podcast called "Director's Cut". [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Cathode Ray Mission 10.11.17] horror

Enter the chilling world of Castle Rock, the new Hulu Original drama series from Executive Producer J.J. Abrams (LOST, The Force Awakens) and the mind of Stephen King. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 10.11.17] scifi horror action thriller adventure

A few interesting titles are hitting shelves this week, including Edgar Wright's biggest hit to date, the quasi musical crime thriller, Baby Driver. Full of deep cuts, mind-blowing choreography and the best role for John Hamm since Mad Men, Baby Driver is a must see from this year whether it ended up satisfying your particular tastes or not. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.10.17] Canada horror

The plot is a largely unnecessary construct that provides an excuse for a mother and her young son to spend some time at a largely unused summer home on a picturesque Nova Scotia beach. Though the story is essentially about a woman's struggle as she deals with the feelings of abandonment and loss after her husband's death, the movie takes a far more esoteric approac... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.10.17] action

Welcome to Frank Grillo day here at QE. If all goes well, we'll have a trifecta with a trailer for another of the 10 movies he has in production or ready for release. He's a busy guy! [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.10.17] scifi action

We were already pretty excited for Beyond Skyline, just check out our coverage of the project so far, but this newly minted trailer to go with the movie's festival run and upcoming release, certainly paints a really great looking bit of entertainment. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.10.17] scifi action adventure

Rian Johnson (Looper) directs the follow-up to J.J. Abrams' franchise re-starter, The Force Awakens. We liked the Force Awakens enough, but agreed with Marina that it played it safe, hewing a bit to closely to the originally trilogy's tropes to ensure everyone had something to enjoy. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.06.17] scifi thriller

Keanu Reeves has the worst luck in movies. People, and pets, just keep dying on him! It's hard not to feel bad for guy and in his latest, the sci-fi thriller Replicas, he's trying to get over dead people. Again. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.06.17] scifi action adventure

Who needs to get buried in the overwhelming number of debuts and announcements out of San Diego Comic Con when you can take down the house at NY? I'm sure that was on the minds of the marketing teams at Legendary and Universal who decided to use NY Comic Con as the launching pad for their soon-to-be-everywhere marketing campaign for Pacific Rim: Uprising. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.05.17] scifi horror

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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.05.17] Australia scifi action thriller adventure

Shane Abbess' highly anticipated space opera throwback The Osiris Child sees release October 6. Abbess, whose last films Infini and Gabriel were both visual stunners delivers another impressive genre film on a tight budget. Prison planets, high-flying dogfights, monsters and madmen, the film is a fun sci-fi romp with rich characters at its core. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.04.17] Sweden comedy drama

His follow-up, the Cannes winning The Square, is an equally audacious piece of work, this one exploring everything from art to social political issues. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.04.17] United Kingdom thriller drama

The Killing of a Sacred Deer, a title that I only partly understand, stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell as Anna and Steven Murphy, a married couple with two lovely children. She's a dentist, he's a doctor, the kids are well adjusted - in short, the perfect family. Into this comes Martin (Barry Keoghan) a young man who happens to be the son of a former patient of ... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.04.17] post apocalyptic horror thriller

Bloody Disgusting have premiered the first trailer for Mathieu Turi's hotly anticipated post-apocalyptic thriller, Hostile! [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.04.17] post apocalyptic cyberpunk scifi horror dystopic

In Adam: The Mirror, the latest short from Neill Blomkamp and Oats Studios, a cyborg hero discovers a clue about what and who he is. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.03.17] action comedy

A ridiculous action comedy, Lowlife tells the interconnected stories of a failed luchador who plays muscle to the leader of an underground organ harvesting ring. The luchador, who goes by El Monstruo, also happens to be having a baby with said leader's adoptive daughter. Also in this mess is Crystal, a motel owner who buys an organ from the shady doctor and to wrap ... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.02.17] Canada thriller drama

Jon Bernthal ("The Walking Dead" and Netflix's upcoming "The Punisher") stars as Sam, a former rodeo champion who runs a motel called Sweet Virginia in small town Alaska. His and the town's quiet existence is shattered when three men are murdered at the town pub and while the investigation suggest the murders were a robbery gone wrong, the audience knows the culprit... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.29.17] drama

Camille Poisson's Broken Angels Club releases via Amazon Prime today. The film is a coming-of-age drama set in a Catholic boarding school in the 1960's. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

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