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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.21.18] horror

Generally speaking, the words "Mischa Barton horror movie" send me running the other way but for whatever reason, I clicked play on the trailer for Tom Nagel's The Toybox and I must admit, I may have judged Barton too soon. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.21.18] action thriller

Netflix has premiered the trailer for Jeremy Saulnier's latest thriller Hold the Dark. Saulnier's last film was the taut and violent Green Room. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.17.18] France action thriller drama

I'm loving the fact that in addition to his TV series, Jean-Claude Van Damme hasn't slowed down on the movie roles. One of the many projects he has coming this year is the French thriller The Bouncer. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.17.18] action thriller drama adventure history war

Thanks to our friends at First Showing we have the first trailer for Russian war film T34. And, wow, it looks gorgeous and epic. It's also based on a true story. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.17.18] horror cult

Those familiar with Full Moon and their Puppet Master series will be happy to learn that Craig Zahler's (Bone Tomahawk) Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich is reportedly as irreverant and politically incorrect, gory and FUN as one would expect it to be. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.15.18] horror cult thriller drama

Global Digital Releasing has acquired worldwide distribution rights to writer-director Todd Campbell’s sibling drama, The Mourning Hills. The new thriller will release on Digital platforms this August 17th! [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 08.15.18] post apocalyptic scifi horror thriller adventure

Some new releases out this week, but mostly cult stuff coming at us from the boutiques. First up we have a few steelbook re-issues from Shout! Factory. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.14.18] France horror drama

Leading up to its North American debut at TIFF's Midnight Madness, Gaspar Noe's Climax is getting a renewed marketing push and though the trailer suggests this is a dance movie unlike any other, we also have a few more details about the events that unfold in Noe's new descent into madness. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.14.18] comedy thriller

Just when you thought we were done with movies about the housing crash of 2009, in comes Danny McBride with a "gone-bad from the beginning" plan to get revenge. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.14.18] Russia scifi thriller

Though few make their way to North America, once in a while an interesting Russian project makes its way to us via the festival circuit and I'm hoping Vyacheslav Lisnevskiy's directorial debut Project Gemini might be the 2019 breakout title. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.13.18] horror slasher

Producer Jenn Wexler has already made a pair of short films though until recently, she was best known as the producer of female-centric horror films, most notably last year's Most Beautiful Island, but earlier this year her feature film debut The Ranger bowed at SXSW. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.13.18] horror

Good news for John Carpenter fans! Carpenter's first movie post-Halloween, the Lovecraft-inspired horror The Fog, is coming back to theatres! [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.13.18] scifi thriller

Coming Soon from GreyDuck Productions, The Chairman is a mysterious short film that had its premiere just over a month ago at the 2018 Cinepocalypse Film Festival in Chicago. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.13.18] Denmark thriller drama

One of the buzziest titles of the festival circuit so far this year is Danish director Gustav Moller's thriller The Guilty. [Continue reading]

Stephanie Korski [Celluloid 08.09.18] horror

1960's horror is a genre chocked full of heavy hitters: Psycho, Night of the Living Dead and Rosemary's Baby to name a few. So it's no surprise that the less famous films, and those with lower ratings, might get dismissed as having little to offer. In defense of William Conrad's 1965 horror Two on a Guillotine, a great cast, great location and masterful suspense add u... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.08.18] post apocalyptic scifi horror thriller adventure

Fox Home Entertainment releases the Predator series in 4K this week. Shane Black's next installment is coming up next and we'll see how that turns out. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.03.18] thriller drama

It's both surprising, and not considering the spectacle it became, that over 100 years since Lizzie Borden was tried and acquitted of killing her parents, her story is one we keep going back to. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.31.18]

After some sourness last year, Fantastic Fest is returning for its 14th year, running September 20 to 27, and the first wave of titles suggests this year will be as good as they come. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.25.18] action

I wasn't even going to bother with this because it sounded so stupid but because of Dave Bautista, I thought I'd give the trailer for Final Score a go. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.25.18] documentary

The 90s proved to be very successful for Chris Carter and in 1996, three years into "The X-Files," Carter launched a second series: "MillenniuM." [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.25.18] post apocalyptic drama

I can't help it: all I can think about when I see I Think We're Alone Now, the title of Reed Morano's new post-apocalyptic drama, is Tiffany's 80's chart topper and I'm thinking that perhaps that's not an accident... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.24.18] Canada horror

Though writer/director Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz made a big splash a couple of years ago with the release of Grave Encounters (review) under the moniker of "The Vicious Brothers," the pair have slowly drifted into separate careers with What Keeps You Alive marking Minihan's first solo effort as both writer and director. [Continue reading]

Stephanie Korski [Celluloid 07.24.18] horror thriller

in his books, she traps him in her home and forces him to
write another novel to fulfill her twisted fantasy. This film is a masterclass in suspense and shifting power dynamics, most notably done through the use of closeups. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.23.18] scifi action adventure

I was cautiously optimistic at the first trailer for Alita: Battle Angel, the long-in-production project from James Cameron which is coming to the screen with Robert Rodriguez behind the camera. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.23.18] Canada action drama

The plot of The Padre is not new but there's something to be said for a really great cast having a bit of fun and that looks to be the case in The Padre. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 07.19.18] thriller drama

The escort girl, named Jackie (and played by Mia Wasikowska), turns out to be just as insane as Reed, perhaps more so, and together this twisted pair engage in a curious, unpredictable and violent battle of the sexes. As they inflict pain and injury both on one another and on themselves, the film turns into a kind of absurdist BDSM black comedy. But to what end? Well,... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.18.18] scifi horror action thriller

The first trailer for Bad Robot's next big genre bet, Overlord, is out and it, while it looks like a hell of a lot of fun, it also looks a bit derivative considering we've actually seen many war-set horror movies featuring Nazi experiments gone wrong recently (Frankenstein's Army anyone?). [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.18.18] thriller

What exactly is going on in writer/director Sebastian Gutierrez's latest film Elizabeth Harvest is not fully apparent from the trailer but there are some clues that suggest this movie could have something in common with Ex Machina. Or maybe it's about cloning. Either way, it's shaping up to be a great looking thriller. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.17.18] action adventure

Back in 2015 I interviewed director Allan Ungar about his high octane action comedy Gridlocked. During the interview, Ungar lamented that video game movie haven't been given their due and expressed interest in directing one. Well, it seems he came through on that wish. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.17.18] Republic of Korea post apocalyptic apocalyptic anime scifi action dystopic

Jee-Woon Kim, the Korean director of I Saw the Devil, and The Good the Bad and the Weird has a new live-action of adaptation of of Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

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