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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.16.17] scifi action

An international trailer for Beyond Skyline has dropped! [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.15.17] scifi thriller mystery

"Game of Thrones" has been really good for Peter Dinklage's career. The character actor had always been a standout but being on the biggest show on the planet has certainly elevated things just a little for his career. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.13.17] post apocalyptic scifi horror thriller dystopic

In many ways SUM 1 feels familiar. It takes place in a future world where the population has been forced to live underground following a mysterious and long-forgotten first attack from an aggressive alien race (here called the "nonsuch"). A militaristic and brutal human culture has emerged in the ashes, one that insists on state of constant high alert for fear of anot... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.08.17] Brazil horror fantasy

The Brazilian writer/director team of Marcu Dutra and Juliana Rojas first garnered international attention a few years back after the very successful debut of Hard Labour (review), a movie I rather enjoyed when it premiered in 2011. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.08.17]

Fantastic Fest, the festival for all things weird and wacky, is just over a month away and the first wave of programming for 2017 has just been announced. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.08.17] Poland horror comedy thriller

Marcin Wrona's Demon first made a splash when it had its US premiere at Fantastic Fest in 2015 and it has continued to make the festival rounds since then, eventually landing at TIFF in 2016 before being picked up for distribution. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.08.17] horror

Last week we were teased with a tiny preview of Darren Aronofsky's new movie mother! which is set to debut at the Toronto International Film Festival next month, and today, we get a good look at the movie which stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a husband and wife who move into a house in the country. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.04.17] Germany horror

Through a rather ridiculous set of circumstances, Kira discovers that her body will accept new skin to replace her aging one and so she turns into a killer, skinning her victims to replace her skin with theirs. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.04.17] Denmark thriller

On the surface, Zaid's life seems perfect. He's escaped the gang-controlled neighbourhood his parents and brother still call home and when his brother ends up dead at the hands of one of the neighbourhood gangs, Zaid feels responsible for leaving his family behind which in his mind, also led his brother into the thug life which led to his eventual death. Zaid become... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.02.17] horror

Earlier this year, Project Greenlight Digital Studios, the group behind the "Project Greenlight" series, and Shudder, AMC's rather excellent streaming service dedicated to horror and thrillers, ran a contest in conjunction with horror master Clive Barker. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.02.17] thriller

Director Kevin Phillips emerged as a rising talent a few years ago when his short film Too Cool for School premiered to great acclaim at Cannes. Now the director is making his feature film debut with Super Dark Times. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 08.01.17] thriller crime

"Are criminals born or are they formed?" [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.31.17] scifi thriller

Earlier this year, director Tommy Wirkola's latest film (he of Dead Snow fame) Seven Sisters premiered in France to fairly positive reviews. The sci-fi thriller stars Noomi Rapace who continues to star in interesting thrillers - even if they don't always pan out - as septuplets born in a near future where overpopulation has become such a huge problem that a one-child-... [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.27.17] scifi thriller

Infinity Chamber (formerly "Somnio", a film YOU helped fund) is the feature directorial debut from Travis Milloy, writer of Pandorum , who has turned in a mind-bending thriller that will have you guessing until the end (yes, I had the chance to screen the film last year and loved it). [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.27.17] action thriller crime

Based on Antony Johnston's "Atomic Blonde: The Coldest City" graphic novel series, the movie stars Charlize Theron as Lorraine Broughton, an MI6 agent sent to Berlin in final weeks before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Her mission is to track down an informant, code mane "Spyglass," who is in possession of a list of active field agents, among them a double agent. Her ... [Continue reading (5 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.27.17] thriller

Francesca Eastwood (yes, of those Eastwoods) stars as Noelle, a shy student quietly working her way through an art degree. She's friendly but mostly keeps to herself. Caught daydreaming about a crush, she's invited to a party by said guy and the insistence of her friend and neighbour Skye, she goes to the party. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.26.17] thriller drama crime

It's easy to forget since their actions as adults overshadow everything else but killers were once kids. My Friend Dahmer is the story of one of those kids - from the perspective of someone who had an intimate relationship with him. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.26.17] horror action fantasy

Writer/director Jason Bognacki has been impressing us with his work for a number of years, most recently with the neo-giallo Another (trailer). For a follow-up, Bognacki has turned his sights to a short film project which will be making its world debut at Fantasia. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.26.17] Brazil thriller

But Friendly Beast isn't really about Inacio. This is really Sara's story. She's the eager-to-help waitress who seems ready to do almost anything to impress her boss so when a pair of would-be robbers crash into the restaurant and accost both the guests and the staff, she puts her well being on the line to support her boss' ridiculous attempt at heroics. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.25.17] horror

Chiller Films announced they will release of the upcoming horror thriller Dementia 13 in theaters on October 6, 2017 and on VOD & Digital HD October 10, 2017. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.24.17] Australia horror

One of the much buzzed about titles out of this past year's Sundance Film Festival Midnight program was a new Australian horror movie titled Killing Ground. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 07.22.17] USA scifi adventure

Right out of the trailer - from Ernest Cline's "The Holy Grail of Pop Culture", and Steven Spielberg "The Cinematic Game Changer." While it doesn't look like the book (why isn't he fat?) let's hope everything else is accurate. [Continue reading (5 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Cathode Ray Mission 07.21.17] post apocalyptic zombies horror

It’s all-out war in The Walking Dead when season 8 Premieres Sunday, October 22 on AMC. The cast and crew appeared at Comic Con today to show off some news stuff including this extended trailer. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.20.17] comedy thriller drama

Palka plays triple duty writing, directing and starring in this family dramedy which has, to say the least, a lot of bite. It's not often that we get a movie that speaks so frankly to the hardships of stay-at-home moms. How overlooked and unappreciated they are - often only being noted for their occasional oversights rather than the magic tricks they pull off every ... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Cathode Ray Mission 07.20.17] scifi dystopic

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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.19.17] United Kingdom thriller mystery crime

On paper, The Snowman sounds like a fairly generic thriller about two cops in search of a serial killer who likes to leave behind snowmen. I know. It sounds kind of dumb but this project has a whole lot going for it. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.19.17] post apocalyptic scifi thriller

Sandra Bullock is set to star in a new Netflix post-apocalyptic thriller called Bird Box directed by Danish director Susanne Bier. The film is written by Eric Heisserer of Arrival fame. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.19.17] horror fantasy romance

From Guillermo del Toro comes a new fantasy vision, The Shape of Water, an other-worldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. This is a film that I can't image anyone else but del Toro making. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.18.17] action thriller drama

On paper the description for Alpha doesn't exactly sound like the most exciting of movies but the first trailer for the Albert Hughes directed action adventure suggests some great things to come. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.18.17] horror

I'm not sure which of these surprise me most: the fact that they're making a Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel, the fact that prequel is directed by Inside directors Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury or the fact that Stephen Dorff is still getting acting work. [Continue reading]

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