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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.08.19] horror

It's always a good time for a solid horror movie but with Halloween around the corner, it's no surprise that we're seeing more and more horror-themed movies coming out. Case in point: Haunt. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 08.06.19] scifi horror

If you are as much of an Event Horizon fan as some of us in these parts, news that the movie is getting new life (sort of) will come as a welcomed surprise. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.31.19] horror comedy

It's the year of the zombie comedy. First there was Jim Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die (review), then there's Zombieland: Double Tap (trailer) coming in October with yet a third to follow: Little Monsters. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.31.19] horror

The Church is an indie horror thriller from director and writer Dom Frank. Starring Bill Moseley (3 From Hell), Ashley C. Williams (The Human Centipede) and Clint Howard, this church is being sold and God is not happy. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.30.19] horror thriller

Craig Zobel is best known for his intimate, hard-hitting dramas Compliance (review) and Z for Zacharia but for his latest, he's jumping with both feet into high-octane action. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.30.19] thriller

For his follow-up to the engrossing and deservedly acclaimed The Witch (review), writer/director Robert Eggers has moved onto another tale of psychological horror: The Lighthouse. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 07.29.19] Canada post apocalyptic action

Set in a future where adults have disappeared and teenagers are the oldest people on earth, Paloma Kwiatkowski and Madison Iseman star as Scrath and Nat respectively, a pair of teens who venture into unfamiliar territory to rescue Nat's brother who has been taken by a rival gang. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 07.29.19] Canada comedy thriller

Richard (Christopher Gray), Jonah (Munro Chambers) and Sasha (Emily Tyra) are long-time friends with a ton of baggage. Richard is loaded and kind of a dick who is also generous to his friends. Sasha is a nurse and also Richard's long-time girlfriend while Jonah is a struggling with the fact that his parents were disappointed in him and because they died during a tri... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.25.19] thriller

Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes couldn't make this movie work in the 90's and from the looks of this trailer for The Fanatic, it doesn't look like John Travolta and Devon Sawa will fare much better. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.25.19] post apocalyptic zombies action

The Zombieland franchise is alive and well despite that short lived Amazon series. Here we have the first trailer for the sequel film starring the same cast but a bit more politics (of course). [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.25.19] post apocalyptic thriller drama

Light of My Life is a new post-apocalyptic drama in the vein of The Road or Children of Men that finds Cassey Affleck and his child navigating a snowy wasteland, trying to stay safe and keep away from strangers, while hiding a big secret in the process. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.23.19] cyberpunk scifi horror dystopic

This masterly adaptation of George Orwell’s chilling parable about totalitarian oppression gives harrowing cinematic expression to the book’s bleak prophetic vision. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.22.19] horror

Director Zack Snyder (Dawn of the Dead) is off shooting his next flick, a zombie thriller called Army of the Dead and he's released the first look at his cast all suited up including Dave Bautista, Garret Dillahunt, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Raul Castillo, Chris D’Elia, Theo Rossi, and Ana de la Reguera. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

quietearth [Celluloid 07.21.19] thriller

This film's got a lot of buzz and we're not exactly sure why yet. It's directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer who really doesn't have any claim to fame, and is based on a book by Brian DeLeeuw. This teaser just premiered at the San Diego Comic Con, and while we don't have much more, it does look promising. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.19.19] horror cult slasher thriller drama

With her Oscar-winning turn in Klute, Jane Fonda arrived full-fledged as a new kind of movie star. Bringing nervy audacity and counterculture style to the role of Bree Daniels—a call girl and aspiring actor who becomes the focal point of a missing-person investigation when detective John Klute (Donald Sutherland) turns up at her door—Fonda made the film he... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.19.19] post apocalyptic scifi thriller

Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, TBS's upcoming Snowpiercer series centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 07.17.19]

While some may not recognise the little town of North Bend, Washington, "Twin Peaks" superfans will certainly recognize the town as the original shooting location of the cult show. It's not the first place you'd think of as a "go-to" location for a genre film festival but that's exactly what this town will turn into from August 15 to 18, 2019. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.17.19] scifi thriller fantasy

Alice Waddington directs Paradise Hills, a decidedly original looking take on an age old dystopian story. And while this feels sa harmless as a YA novel brought to life, it's hard to not be dazzled by how it's all brought to life in a way we haven't seen before. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.17.19] scifi horror action thriller steampunk adventure dieselpunk

Frank Spotnitz is developing a TV series based on Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 universe! Spotnitz is the creator of The Man In The High Castle which runs on Amazon Prime. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.16.19] Argentina drama

It opens like a dreamy "kids surviving in the wild" movie but pretty quickly, Alejandro Landes' Monos takes a turn into unexpected territory. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.16.19] action thriller

Making its world premiere at Fantasia is Malik Bader's new feature Killerman. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.15.19] scifi horror

Sounds like Doom: Annihilation will hit home video on October 1, 2019. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.15.19] horror

Horror anthologies have become quite popular over the years and though the last one of note is now a few years old (Tales of Halloween), it looks like the concept is still alive and kicking. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.15.19] scifi

Writer/director Lorcan Finnegan's sophomore effort Vivarium garnered quite a bit of buzz at its Cannes Critic's Week premiere and now the film that impressed critics and audiences alike will be seen by North American audiences care of Saban Films which has picked up US rights to the sci-fi thriller. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.15.19] thriller

It's very likely that at some point in your life, you've worked a job you didn't like or perhaps even downright hated. Most of us endure until we can get out or are forced out but sometimes, things get ugly. The latter seems to be the case in Burn. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 07.15.19]

The 2019 edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival kicked off in Montreal on July 11 and until August 1, the city will play home to a wide assortment of films; from festival favourites to new discoveries which are likely to burn up the genre festival circuit for the remainder of the year. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Film Festival 07.15.19] drama mystery

Directed by Stacie Passon, written by Mark Kruger, the film falls somewhere between a thriller and a comedy with a cool sense of irony lingering over events. Following a scandal involving the poisoning of their parents, sisters Merricat (Taissa Farmiga) and Constance (Alexandra Daddario) live with their Uncle Julian (Crispin Glover) in their secluded estate. Cut off... [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Film Festival 07.14.19] fantasy mystery

Films like The Vast of Night are the reason I do this gig. Every so often you discover a film that genuinely takes you somewhere new, a film in which all the components click perfectly into place and about which you wouldn't change a frame. From its opening scene, an unbroken tracking shot gliding around a busy high school gym and out into the town beyond, following... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.11.19] scifi horror

Premiering July 19 on Amazon Prime, the final trailer has dropped for the 8-part sci-fi/horror anthology series thanks to Collider who got the exclusive. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 07.09.19] scifi horror action thriller adventure

Based on the terrifying novel by highly-acclaimed author Stephen King... After the Creed family relocates from Boston to rural Maine, they soon discover an ancient burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home. [Continue reading]

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