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John Connor [Celluloid 03.11.20] post apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller adventure

In the Safdi Brothers' Uncut Gems, A charismatic jeweler (Adam Sandler) makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.10.20] Canada zombies horror drama

When it comes to zombie entertainment, I'm as jaded as they come. I gave up on the TV offerings long ago and for the most part, the movies feel like rehashes of the same old ideas and while occasionally there's an interesting take on the material, it's been a long time since something truly unique came out of the genre. Enter Blood Quantum (review). [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.10.20] thriller adventure

Blumhouse's controversial political satire The Hunt released this week after being shelved a few months back. The film from Craig Zoebel (Z for Zachariah) and writer Damon Lindelof (Prometheus) follows a a group of rich, "Liberal elites" who hunt down "Deplorables" for fun. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.10.20] Ireland (Republic of) horror cult thriller drama

Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska has been on a tear over the last few years with a succession of projects recently completed or currently in production. One of those films is The Other Lamb, a drama with overtones of horror that made the festival rounds late last year after a premiere at TIFF. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.10.20] Ireland (Republic of) scifi thriller

Irish writer/director Neasa Hardiman started her career in the world of documentaries but for the last few years she's been on a deep-dive into TV, shooting everything from teen dramas ("Tracy Beaker Returns") and crime dramas ("Happy Valley") to superheroes ("Inhumans" and "Jessica Jones"), but for her sophomore effort, Hardiman is directing an original script she al... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.10.20] anime scifi animation thriller

On Planet Latimer, everything is temporary, but honor is forever. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.07.20] apocalyptic drama

Takashi Doscher's third narrative feature, the film unfolds in a nearby future where Eva (Freida Pinto) and Will (Leslie Odom Jr.), newly dating, are having a night in when strange ash starts to fall from the sky. There's no explanation for what's causing this odd snow but almost immediately after it begins, women, including Eva's roommate, begin to get sick and die... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.05.20] horror

As Lovcraftian horror continues to rise in popularity what with The Color out of Space and countless new horror video games taking on the sub-genre, Steven Kostanski's smash indie The Void remains one of the better of such films of recent memory. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.03.20] anime cyberpunk scifi thriller dystopic

The world of Altered Carbon is getting "re-sleeved" on March 19 with an all new anime that brings even more action, mystery, and cyberpunk goodness than ever before. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 02.28.20] scifi

Inspired by the wondrous paintings of Simon Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop explores the mind-bending adventures of the people who live above the Loop, a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe – making things previously relegated to science fiction, possible. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.27.20] scifi horror

Darker Colours is a supernatural horror short from Red Giant and writer/director Seth Worley ("Old/New", "Plot Device"). [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.25.20] scifi horror action thriller

After a meteorite lands in the front yard of their farm, Nathan Gardner (Nicolas Cage) and his family find themselves battling a mutant extraterrestrial organism as it infects their minds and bodies, transforming their quiet rural life into a living nightmare. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.25.20] scifi

Madman Entertainment in Australia is going to be releasing The War of the Worlds (1953) on Blu-ray on 5/27. The 4K restoration was available on itunes for a time, but this marks the film's first physical release in 4k. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.24.20] scifi experimental arthouse avant-garde

Last and First Men is a film directed by the late Icelandic musician / composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, who passed away in 2018. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 02.24.20] post apocalyptic

If there was a checklist of items to include in a movie that spoke to me directly, Only would be right at the top. Post-apocalyptic, mysterious, dramatic, beautiful and focused on a woman. Though in the case of Takashi Doscher's sophomore effort, it's more about the lack of women. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 02.24.20] post apocalyptic zombies horror

AMC's latest spin-off series for The Walking Dead premiers Sunday, April 12. The season will run for 10 episodes. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 02.21.20] scifi horror

You've seen images, you've seen trailers and now you can see it for yourself. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 02.21.20] thriller crime

For The Night Clerk, Sheridan takes on a significantly more complex character. Bart Bromley is a socially challenged individual but one that is doing his best to fit in. During the day, he studies situations, exchanges and other people. At night, he uses what he's learned at his job at a local hotel. In public, he makes every attempt to seem "normal" but anyone that... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.20.20] scifi cult drama

Before directing Donnie Darko and The Box, Richard Kelly directed The Goodbye Place, a stylish student film while attending USC film school. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.20.20] post apocalyptic apocalyptic scifi video game

Cabin Fever and Hostel director Eli Roth is set to direct the movie adaptation of Borderlands, the action video game franchise, for Lionsgate. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.20.20] animation adventure

Below you'll find some animation that was created on on the Unreal engine showing how Fox's cancelled Mouse Guard movie could have looked like. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.19.20] post apocalyptic zombies horror

Netflix's Original korean zombie series Kingdom season 2 premieres on Netflix on March 13, 2020. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.19.20] cyberpunk scifi

Xenogenesis is a 1978 American science fiction short film that was the directorial debut of James Cameron (Aliens, Avatar). It stars William Wisher Jr. and Margaret Umbel. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.19.20] cyberpunk scifi

The past is haunting you. Anthony Mackie is Takeshi Kovacs in Season 2 of Altered Carbon, streaming February 27. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.05.20] post apocalyptic horror

Following Turbo Kid's release, directors Yoann-Karl Whissell, Anouk Whissell, and François Simard revealed that they were developing a sequel, which would take place immediately after the events in the first film. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 02.04.20] horror thriller

I this Stephen King penned sequel to The Shining, scarred by trauma he endured as a child, Dan Torrance has fought to find peace. But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a girl with a powerful gift, known as the “shine.” [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.29.20] horror drama

They say truth is stranger than fiction and in the case of pica, that's certainly true. The eating disorder, which refers to individuals who consume nonfood items, is at the centre of Carlo Mirabella-Davis' feature film debut Swallow. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.27.20] United Kingdom thriller

Calm with Horses may be Nick Rowland's feature film debut but he's hardly a novice behind the camera. Four short films and multiple episodes of television under his belt, the young filmmaker has already made a splash but his debut feature definitely looks like it makes a statement. [Continue reading (5 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 01.17.20] scifi

Devs follows the story of a young software engineer, Lily Chan, who investigates the secretive development division of her employer which she believes is behind her boyfriend's murder. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.17.20] thriller crime

Michael Cristofer hasn't stepped behind the camera in nearly twenty years but the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer/director/playwright and actor is back with a new original work: The Night Clerk. [Continue reading]

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