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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 06.12.20] United Kingdom scifi action

The future in writer/director Thijs Meuwese's sophomore effort Kill Mode is, to put it mildly, bleak. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.11.20]

The Fantasia International Film Festival will be celebrating its 24th edition as a virtual event accessible to movie lovers across Canada, with a wild assortment of scheduled screenings, panels, and workshops taking place online from August 20 through September 2, 2020. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 06.11.20] apocalyptic scifi thriller dystopic

MVD Rewind Collection has teamed up with 101 Films to bring a new fully loaded special edition of Split Second to Region A Blu-ray for the first time! [Continue reading (3 comments)]

David House [Cathode Ray Mission 06.11.20] New Zealand horror action fantasy

This 8 part series from New Zealand is set in an ancient mythical Maori past. It is inspired by the history, ritual and traditions of the Maori and features a 100% Maori/Pasifika cast. This epic supernatural story series is filled with fights featuring the Maori martial art of Mao Rakau. The Dead Lands serves well to honour the Maori people and their culture but thi... [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 06.09.20] horror thriller drama

Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, The Outsider begins by following a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy. But when an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.08.20] scifi thriller

Following the international success of Attraction in late 2018, Fedor Bondarchuk's follow up film ATTRACTION 2: INVASION will arrive on digital platforms and on blu-ray/DVD on July 21st from Dark Sky Films. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 06.07.20] action thriller

The writing/directing team of Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion third feature film is as different as anything else they've done to date. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 05.27.20] scifi horror action thriller samurai adventure

Snake is back! Kurt Russell rejoins filmmakers John Carpenter and Debra Hill to do to Los Angeles what they did to the Big Apple in Escape From New York – with even more futuristic thrills and big action! Into the 9.6-quaked Los Angeles of 2013 comes Snake Plissken (Russell). [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 05.20.20] scifi horror action thriller adventure

An iconic star, a legendary filmmaker and an all-time sci-fi classic come together with spectacular results in War of the Worlds. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 05.19.20] apocalyptic horror

Michael Bay will produce a pandemic thriller called Songbird, a pandemic thriller that plans to shoot in Los Angeles during the COVID-19 lockdown. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

David House [Celluloid 05.18.20] documentary

The excellent documentary series Time Warp continues on May 19 with the second instalment, looking at some of the horror and sci-fi films that we love to visit again and again, and turn our friends on to. This is what makes a special favourite into a cult film; repeat viewings, and spreading our zany enthusiasm to anyone who will listen. The series continues with Joe ... [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 05.15.20] Australia comedy crime

Mr. Punch (Damon Herriman) is a faded puppeteer. Once a great draw for theatre crowds, he has become reduced to a boozy lush, performing for pennies to raucous, drunken crowds in his home town of Seaside. His long-suffering wife Judy (Mia Wasikowska) largely carries the show herself, while also looking after their baby daughter and maintaining the household along wi... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 05.14.20] scifi horror

In Search of Tomorrow is nostalgic journey through '80s sci-fi films, exploring their impact and relevance today, told by the artists who made them and by those who were inspired to turn their visions into reality. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 05.14.20] scifi horror action thriller

RLJE Films will release the sci-fi/action film KILL MODE on June 16, 2020 on DVD and Blu-ray. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 05.12.20] scifi horror action thriller adventure

In What the Waters Left Behind the town of Epecuén was flooded on November 10th 1985 and was deep underwater for over 30 years. When the waters receded, the town was still intact and stayed deserted, at least so they thought. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.08.20] action thriller

Actress Lulu Wilson isn't scared of a few frights, having already appeared in a variety of projects that delve into horror but for her latest performance, she's really getting her hands dirty. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.08.20] horror

Directors Toby Poser and John Adams have been churning out scrappy, home-made, indie movies for a number of years. And I mean home-made. Poser and Adams are married and their daughter Zelda has appeared in all of their films and while I can't speak to the quality of their previous projects, The Deeper You Dig looks pretty great. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.07.20] Canada crime comic

Bruce McDonald has long been a favourite among fans of off-beat cinema. McDonald is always pushing the envelope in some way or other and though the results are sometimes mixed, one can't deny the fact that he's always trying something new. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.07.20] Canada scifi thriller

One of my favourite reasons for attending the Whistler Film Festival year-after-year is to discover great Canadian films that are still flying under the radar and while some years turn out better than others, 2019 was definitely one of the highlights, in part because of Volition. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 05.05.20] cyberpunk horror action thriller samurai adventure

Keanu Reeves stars in the action-adventure epic, 47 Ronin.... now in 4k! [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.29.20] horror thriller

Two couples looking to celebrate their seed money from a new business venture, embark on a weekend getaway to a seemingly perfect house they’ve booked online. But what begins as a festive weekend for the four close friends turns into something far more sinister as secrets they’ve kept from each other are exposed and paranoia grows that they may not be alon... [Continue reading]

David House [Celluloid 04.23.20] documentary

Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time, Volume One: Midnight Madness is the first of three parts and debuts for On Demand viewing, Tuesday April 21. The second and third episodes will be released May 19 and June 23. You are in for a treat in this exploration of a fun and fascinating area of Film history. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 04.20.20] Russia comedy drama

Through flashbacks we learn more about our players. Andrey is a corrupt cop with more than a few skeletons in his closet; Olya's motivations are less about revenge than sheer avarice; and when Andrey's partner, Yevgenich (Michael Gor) arrives on the scene, we discover a deep treachery between the two men. It seems only Matvey, increasingly out of his depth, is the o... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.17.20] thriller drama crime

Writer/director Scott Teems is clearly interested in stories redemption. His feature film debut That Evening Sun focused on a farmer returning home to deal with a family secret. He spent a season on TV's "Rectify" which focuses on the drama of a man putting his life back together after spending nearly 20 years on death row. [Continue reading]

David House [Celluloid 04.17.20] scifi comedy

This wild and wacky tale centers on Chip Gutchel, an ordinary man, married with an infant son and a job working as the IT guy at a fun family firm. Chip seems to be bored and simply going through the motions in his daily life until he has a surprising awakening during a routine prostate exam. OUCH, this will only hurt for a second. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 04.15.20] scifi horror action thriller adventure

What would you do if going outside meant being killed by a raging hurricane, but staying indoors meant being hacked to pieces by a sickle wielding maniac? Arrow Video presents The Wind, from prolific genre filmmaker Nico Mastorakis, the director behind such cult classics as Hired to Kill and Island of Death. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.15.20] horror

RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, has picked up select rights to Shudder’s, AMC Networks’ streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, CREEPSHOW Season 1, which releases on June 2, 2020 on Digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.14.20] post apocalyptic horror

While I wasn't much of a fan of B. Luciano Barsuglia’s Zombie Farm, Impact Event is the kind of apocalyptic horror movie that might be fun to catch on DVD or VOD. [Continue reading]

David House [Celluloid 04.14.20] horror

Early in the film we meet sisters Claire and Olivia, who have just lost their mother in a tragic accident. Since their father is working abroad and can't be reached they are delivered to their mother's family home to be cared for by their estranged Aunt Beth who they've never met. Aunt Beth is distant and decidedly unfriendly when they arrive, saying she doesn't wan... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 04.09.20] post apocalyptic scifi

In 1992 FOX made a post-apocalyptic show based on Gilligan's Island called Woops! The series didn't live past one season, but you can check out the pilot below. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

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