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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.01.18] scifi horror

In Sequence Break, the mind-bending directorial debut of Graham Skipper, a reclusive video arcade repairman (Chase Williamson) experiences bizarre biomechanical mutations and Cronenbergian hallucinations when a mysterious new arcade machine appears in his shop. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.01.18] action thriller

Action maestro John Woo returns to the mold of his classic The Killer with this remake of a classic 1970s Japanese thriller, about an innocent man who sets out to clear his name after his is framed for robbery and rape. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.01.18] Indonesia western arthouse

The western has seen a bit of a resurgence over the last decade ranging from the traditional to the revisionist and everything in between, one of last year's highlights was Scott Cooper's excellent Hostiles, but the latest entry into the genre comes from a surprising place: Indonesia. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 05.01.18] Spain horror action thriller

Terror Films is debuting the official trailer and poster for their first Spanish language horror film, FORWARD. FORWARD is set to be released Tuesday, May 1 (today!). [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.30.18] book fantasy history

Terry Gilliam has been trying to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote for so many years the film has become cinema legend before it's even premiered. These kinds of passion projects come with a lot of baggage so I hope Gilliam is able to put what he always wanted on screen. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.30.18] horror thriller fantasy

There's this stylish film called Braid that's making the festival rounds that looks too wild to miss. It's called Braid and it's about two wanted women who decide to rob their wealthy psychotic friend who lives in the fantasy world they created as children and to take the money they have to take part in a deadly perverse game of make believe. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [DVD News 04.27.18] Italy post apocalyptic zombies apocalyptic scifi horror cult thriller

On May 29th, leave your sanity at the door and face the blood-spattered netherworlds of inscrutability that only Lucio Fulci, Bruno Mattei, and Claudio Fragasso can inflict. SHOCKING DARK (a.k.a. TERMINATOR 2), ZOMBIE 3 and ZOMBIE 4 are coming to home video from Severin Films with brand new 2k scans that will make your eyeballs explode! [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.27.18] post apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller western adventure

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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.27.18] zombies horror thriller drama

Long time Quiet Earth readers may remember me gushing over Mark H. Young's indie post-apocalyptic cannibal flick, Tooth and Nail some years ago (review). Well it appears the director is back with an entirely new kind of cannibal flick out soon from IFC Midnight! It's been a while, but it's good to see Young is back. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.27.18] horror

Terror Films has teamed up with Romanian filmmaker Adrian Tofei to expand the release of his award-winning film Be my Cat: A Film for Anne. The film, which had been previously self-released by Tofei onto a few digital platforms, will receive a wider release by Terror Films on Friday, April 27 (today!). [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.26.18] scifi action drama

Directing brothers Josh and Jonathan Baker made the move from Australia to LA in 2007 and since landing, they've made a couple of short films but the pair is about to make the jump to the big leagues - or so they hope. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.25.18] thriller drama

Writer/director Zack Wilcox has pretty much done every job there is to do on a film set and now he's adding directing to his resume with his feature film debut Hunting Lands. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.24.18] scifi

[Editor's note: Be sure to check out Christopher Webster's novel, "New Horizons" which is available to pre-order now.] [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.24.18] action thriller

At some point, I'm sure movies about Nicholas Cage playing a cop will reach over saturation but we haven't quite reached that peak moment yet so for now, at least, the Nicholas-Cage-cop-movies continue to come. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Book News 04.23.18] book action mystery adventure

"You've been kicked down the food chain"... Christopher Webster's survival novel "New Horizons" is finally available to order today! [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.23.18] post apocalyptic scifi

Keys to the Kingdom is a haunting post-apocalyptic short created for the 48 Hour London Sci-Fi Film Festival. A tradition eahc year, entrants are given a creative brief, which includes a Title, a line of Dialogue and a Prop which every film must use in their work. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.23.18] United Kingdom thriller drama crime

It's not too surprising to see Jim Carey step into darker material. It's said that comedians have a dark streak and Carey's has always lingered on the surface; more so than most. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] scifi action

Drones are already a part of every day life; from expensive toys to delivery services, they're cropping up everywhere, including the military but in Hover they are an essential tool for keeping humanity alive. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] thriller drama

Writer/director Bart Layton has a long career producing and directing reality television but in 2012 he made his feature film debut with the hugely entertaining documentary The Imposter in which a Spaniard claims to be son of an American couple who has been missing for 3 years. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] drama

Over his decades long career Paul Schrader has continued to be a part of the film conversation, usually ruffling a few feathers along the way. Be it with creepy classics like Cat People and Taxi Driver or the debacle that was The Canyons, he continues to create content which gets people talking. His latest is no different. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [General News 04.18.18]

It's National Canadian Film Day and though, since a couple of us contributors hail from the Great White North, we try to celebrate Canadian film as much as possible, it's pretty great to have a day of National recognition so we figure, what better way to celebrate than to share some great Canadian movies? [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] Germany scifi thriller dystopic

Looking at Andrew Niccol's filmography, it's clear he has an interest in technology and how it affects us now and in the future. From Gattaca on, this has been a central theme in his films and though The Host was a tiny misstep, even that carried through on Niccol's obvious fascination/fear of what technology will do to humanity. His latest is no different. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] France thriller

Writer/director Coralie Fargeat made a splash on the genre fest front last year with Revenge. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.17.18] United Kingdom post apocalyptic

Genesis unfolds in the aftermath of nuclear war. A group of survivors have taken shelter in an underground bunker. In the years since the bombs, they have developed a nearly fully functional society complete with government oversight, a police presence and perhaps most importantly, a research unit tasked with creating a machine which could access untapped food stores ... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.17.18] post apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller fantasy adventure

Season 3 of Syfy's 12 Monkeys series follows the journey of a time traveller from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will nearly destroy the human race. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.16.18] Australia post apocalyptic

Despite the success of Mad Max:Fury Road, I always thought a sequel to Miller's fourth movie was unlikely, at least in the foreseeable future, but everyone kept talking about it like it was a done deal. Well maybe now some reality will set in as George Miller's production company is taking Warner Bros. to court in what looks like a messy lawsuit. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.16.18] action

Hotel Artemis feels like it could be an extension of the Continental Hotel in John Wick. You buy a membership, it has some rules and you obey them or you get excommunicated. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.13.18] Poland post apocalyptic scifi

The last tale about Earth is a short narrative Polish film directed by Igor Po?aniewicz and Magdalena Seweryn. From what I can find about it, it was successful in securing crowdfunding on a Polish crowdfunding platform so we should see the complete short at some point here. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.13.18] scifi action thriller

Here's something fun for a Friday. A trailer has appeared for a sci-fi indie called Incoming starring Scott Adkins. That's right, Scott Adkins is going to space. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.13.18] post apocalyptic scifi drama mystery

Better late than never is my motto, which is why I'm sharing some information on Thomas Woodrow's intoxicating post-apocalyptic We've Forgotten More than We Ever Knew, a film that comes highly recommended by quietearth. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

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