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rochefort [Celluloid 09.28.16] Australia scifi

Science Fiction Vol.1: The Osiris Child takes place in a future where mankind has begun colonizing the galaxy, establishing corporate/military bases on each newly terraformed planet. Lt. Kane Sommerville (Daniel MacPherson), demoted after a major combat mishap, serves as a lowly military contractor for Ex-O, a terraforming company with the usual questionable code of... [Continue reading]

Carlos Prime [Celluloid 09.28.16] France action crime

One careless misstep gets them in deep with the wrong people and they have to use their exceptional skills to dig their way back out. It’s a showdown of opposite camps of criminals- finesse and restraint versus chaotic brutality. Every decision they make takes them farther down a path of increasingly ruthless peril. [Continue reading]

rochefort [Celluloid 09.28.16] fantasy adventure

Burton's filmography has its share of lows, highs, and incredibly highs, and whenever he puts out a new movie, I imagine some of the fans who grew up with his early work just don't get as excited as they used to. I've made my peace with his body of work, less concerned with whether or not he'll ever make another Edward Scissorhands or Ed Wood and more with the fact th... [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 09.28.16] Iran horror

Working on several levels and featuring excellent performances, it’s a striking, genuinely chilling piece of work, and a very easy film to recommend. While the backdrop is one of chaos, war and conflict, the underlying motifs are of guilt, anxiety and frustration, all manifest in the appearance of something more insidious than any invading army or dictator, some... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.27.16] post apocalyptic music

“No Tomorrow feat. Pawws​” is a musical short film for Le Matos' title track from the Turbo Kid soundtrack. It is directed by the original Turbo Kid directors RKSS! [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.27.16] post apocalyptic horror thriller

Mathieu Turi's post-apocalyptic thriller, Hostile, is currently in production with shooting in New York, Paris and Ouarzazate where the shoot will end on the 7th of October. The first official image has arrived from the hotly anticipated film. [Continue reading]

Carlos Prime [Celluloid 09.27.16] thriller drama

Told against the backdrop of the Live Music Capital itself, Simon Rumley’s newest feature film, Fashionista, highlights addictive personalities using an unlikely medium. [Continue reading]

rochefort [Celluloid 09.25.16] post apocalyptic zombies scifi horror action thriller

Pretty much every year at Fantastic Fest comes a film that prompts me to point out that the zombie movie is far from dead. From “Rammbock” to “Wyrmwood”, there’s no denying that the oft-predicted end of the zombie film is still nowhere in sight, and this year’s example is “The Girl with All the Gifts”, an adaptation of M... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Carlos Prime [Celluloid 09.25.16] comedy

Just be glad, deep in reminiscence, that you never convinced your friend to tag along with you on a half-developed scheme to steal millions of dollars worth of cocaine. [Continue reading]

Carlos Prime [Celluloid 09.25.16]

Put simply, this is the kind of movie people come to Fantastic Fest to see. The biggest laughs you’ll have while watching The Greasy Strangler may not necessarily come from the jokes themselves, but from the fact that the filmmakers behind it didn’t hesitate for a second to translate their perverse insanity to the big screen. [Continue reading]

Carlos Prime [Celluloid 09.25.16] horror comedy

Most ghost stories in the West consist of bedsheet-covered, lamenting souls looking to finally finish their unfinished business. Which makes me glad when we see a Thai film involving the supernatural. Not just because we get to see floating heads attached to internal organs, complete with glowing rectums. But also because those floating heads have an affinity for biti... [Continue reading]

rochefort [Celluloid 09.24.16] post apocalyptic animation

But I do, dammit, because there was a time when us science fiction fans (at least in the West) were lucky to get one animated film or TV show a year, making the likes of “Heavy Metal, “Fantastic Planet, “Rock & Rule, “Akira, and “Thundarr the Barbarian feel all the more precious.  If you can relate to this on any level, then you... [Continue reading (3 comments)]

rochefort [Celluloid 09.24.16] United Kingdom horror

Sophia Howard (Catherine Walker), still grieving after a recent loss, tracks down occultist Joseph Solomon (Steve Oram) in the hopes that he can help her right old wrongs by summoning an otherworldly spirit. Solomon refuses at first, believing Sophia isn’t being totally honest with him, and only agrees to help her once she admits the true reason she seeks supern... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.23.16] United Kingdom post apocalyptic horror action thriller

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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.22.16] post apocalyptic scifi thriller

James Franco's post-apocalyptic Future World is coming and the we've got some photos that give us our first look at the production. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.22.16] thriller drama

From Eoin Macken, best known as Dr. TC Callahan on the NBC medical drama The Night Shift but who is also in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter comes the dark and disturbing Leopard, out this month on VOD from Osiris Entertainment. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.22.16] USA cyberpunk scifi action

Rupert Sanders (Snow White And the Huntsman) directs the hotly anticipated anime adaption, Ghost in the Shell, which is shooting in the home of the Hobbits, New Zealand. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Cathode Ray Mission 09.21.16] post apocalyptic zombies

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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.20.16] apocalyptic scifi cult thriller dystopic

While there's no question that Dead End Drive-In is designed to exploit the popularity of Mad Max, as well as capitalize on New Wave youth panic, it takes a sharp turn in the last act, embracing political satire that takes aim at political isolationism in the face of hard economic times. The saddest par of it is, it hit home how little the climate has changed since th... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.20.16] horror

As we reported on last month, Well Go USA scooped up the distribution rights to the Phantasm Series including the fifth in the franchise, Phantasm Ravager which sees release on October 4, 2016! [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.19.16] horror

With assaulting sound design, a disorienting sense of space and time, and a final 20 minutes, so grueling and genuinely scary, Blair Witch thoroughly replicates a harrowing real-life haunted house experience. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Cathode Ray Mission 09.16.16] post apocalyptic scifi

WGN is bringing another adaptation of the 1972 short sci-fi novel "Roadside Picnic", written by Russian authors Arkady and Boris Strugatskys, to television and we've got the first images from the set for you to look at. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Simon Read [Celluloid 09.15.16] thriller

When watching a screener for review on a laptop on my own, I always consider it a small miracle if I can sit through the whole thing without stopping for a while and doing some laundry or making a sandwich. In this case, I watched the entire 95 minutes of The Good Neighborwithout pausing once, and this is testament to the filmmaker's skill in generating real tension... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.15.16] post apocalyptic horror

The first official image has appeared for The Stakelander, the secretly-shot sequel to Glass Eye Pix's very popular post-apocalyptic vampire flick, Stake Land. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.14.16] post apocalyptic scifi action thriller

Mad Max fans have something to look forward to on Christmas morning when the newly announced Mad Max High Octane Collection hits December 6 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. That's ALL four films with five hours of bonus features AND the Highly Anticipated Mad Max: Fury Road “Black & Chrome Edition”! [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.14.16] Canada thriller

I love a good country thriller and it's been some time since I’ve seen a really great one (though as I understand it there's been at least one this year) but the first clip from Nathan Morlando's Mean Dreams definitely suggested some good things to come from the film and from the looks of this newly minted trailer, we're in for a great ride. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Manuel de Layet [Celluloid 09.09.16] thriller

The movie in itself being truly mesmerizing, however funny the outcome of giving into that initial impulse, we'll rather go down the Structuralist road: separating the work from its author in order to break free from "interpretive tyranny." Prejudice more than anything in this particular occurrence I'll have to admit, anyway, this approach is more dignified. The who... [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.09.16] scifi thriller

Beyond Skyline, the sequel to Colin and Greg Strause’s original alien invasion film, is currently in the throws of post-production, and to satisfy fans clamoring for *anything* from the production, writer/director Liam O'Donnell released a new piece of promo art on Twitter. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.09.16]

Screamfest, the oldest and largest horror film festival in the US is getting ready for the 2016 edition which runs October 18 to 27, has announced their first batch of titles for this year and so far, it looks like the festival is keeping up with their tradition of highlighting new horror talent alongside the masters. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.09.16] scifi thriller

If you thought Stranger Things was a breakout hit, just wait until the highly anticipated third season of Charlie Brooker's speculative Black Mirror premieres on Netflix next month. With larger budgets, bigger big star power, and an increasing interest in all things tech, I predict the show will take off in a big way. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

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