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Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.06.16] Canada action comedy

A passion project for writer/director Robert Cuffley (who a few years ago was responsible for the great thriller Ferocious (review), this comedy stars Chris Marquette as Corey, a nice guy who stuck around the small town he grew up in. His 10th anniversary high school re-union is around the corner and with it comes the return of Sheena, his best friend throughout hig... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.05.16] United Kingdom action comedy thriller

The concept here is straight forward: a group of NRA fighters arrange to buy some guns from a South African arms dealer. The deal is brokered through Justine and Ord, a pair of good looking folks far too pretty not to be together. Everyone meets at a warehouse to make the exchange and all seems to be running smoothly until one of the lackeys recognizes one of the ot... [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.05.16] Canada scifi drama

Lost Solace is writer/director Chris Scheuerman's latest feature and with it, he explores the emotional dark side of humanity through the eyes of a man feeling for the first time. The movie largely unfolds as Spence meets and gets to know his next mark Azaria, a student with a rich father. The pair originally bond over classic cars before quickly falling into a rela... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.05.16] Canada drama crime

Though Beyond the Streets is a great exploration of one man's redemption, Chloé Leriche's directorial debut is also a fascinating look at the Atikamekw people and a celebration of tradition. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 11.30.16] thriller mystery

Park Chan-Wook, the provocative Korean director of Old Boy and Stoker, is back with another sexually charged, psychological thriller and it's easily his most assured cinematic achievement to date. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 11.30.16] scifi horror action thriller

These images may look like Wesley Snipes has joined The Walking Dead, but they're not! Currently in post-production, The Recall is primed to be sci-fi horror film that could be called Cabin Fever meets Skyline. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.30.16] apocalyptic scifi thriller

Nicolas Cage (Snowden, Dog Eat Dog) will star in the upcoming action/sci-fi film, The Humanity Bureau which will be partially filmed using both the new Barco Escape Multi-screen format AND virtual reality. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.30.16] horror

The feature film debut of Nicolas Pesce, The Eyes of My Mother is a both beautiful and creepy look at one woman's struggle to cope with life on her own. Kika Magalhaes stars as Francisca, a lonely young woman living deep in the countryside. She spends her early years under the care of her mother, a former surgeon who passes on some of her knowledge to Francisca. Whe... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.28.16] thriller

Most of this is revealed early on in Sophia Takal's sophomore effort Always Shine in which Beth and Anna go away on a weekend retreat to Big Sur. The trip is meant to give the friends an opportunity to re-connect after years of competition and animosity brought on by an extremely competitive working environment. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 11.28.16]

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your special apocalypse loving someone? These new Turbo Kid comics should foot the bill! And, hey, pick up the flick too (review) and complete the holiday bundle. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.25.16] scifi thriller

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John Connor [Celluloid 11.24.16] scifi horror action thriller adventure

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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.22.16] scifi

I'm a really big fan of Frank Herbert's "Dune" and its many iterations. From David Lynch's bombastic adaptation which doesn't work as a stand alone movie but works relatively well as a visual companion to the first novel, to Syfy's excellent miniseries that is now nearly 20 years old. I lost track of the books sometime after the premiere of the miniseries and a couple... [Continue reading (6 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 11.17.16] cyberpunk scifi horror action thriller

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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.17.16] United Kingdom action

Co-written by Andrew Baldwin and James Watkins and directed by Watkins (best known for Eden Lake and The Woman in Black), the basic idea for The Take is fairly straight forward: a team of dirty cops devise a plan to steal a lot of money. Been there done that though admittedly, the fact that this is set in France does add a nice bit of flare to the proceedings. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 11.16.16] post apocalyptic horror thriller

Drag is a something of a legendary post-apocalyptic film. Directed by Mark Pavia way back in the pre-internet land of 1993, the 16 mm zombie short was championed by the master of horror himself, Stephen King, after Pavia sent him a copy in the mail. [Continue reading]

Carlos Prime [Celluloid 11.15.16] scifi horror

Marooned at a bus station by a vague and powerful storm, a handful of strangers find themselves in increasing peril as the night progresses. Magic? Scientific experiments? The unknown? All becomes clear eventually in this bizarre homage/parody. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 11.14.16] post apocalyptic scifi horror thriller dystopic war

I've been waiting for this footage for a long time, folks, and it does not disappoint! From producer Christian Alvart, director of Pandorum and Case 39 comes a dark dystpian tale of alien fear and madness called S.U.M.1. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 11.13.16] cyberpunk scifi action thriller

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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 11.10.16] horror

In Bryan Bertino's The Monster, a mother and daughter must fight for survival against a vicious monster on a secluded stretch of highway. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.10.16] thriller

Earlier this year we spoke with Brazilian director Alfonso Poyart about the North American release of his great crime drama Two Rabbits. During that chat, Poyart also spoke candidly about his first foray into Hollywood and the making of Solace, a thriller starring Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Colin Farrell and Abbie Cornish. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.10.16] France scifi action thriller adventure comic

Luc Besson's Eurpoa Corp. have released the first teaser for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Besson's epic science fiction film based on a French comic series from writers Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières that first appeared in 1967. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.08.16] cyberpunk scifi action thriller

A new ghost in the Shell clip has materializes online featuring Scarlett Johansson invisafighting with a perp. Man this flick is looking like a winner for cyberpunk fans. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.07.16] post apocalyptic scifi thriller

Nathaniel Atcheson's Domain will have its world premier at the 2016 Austin Other Worlds Film Festival. The fest takes place from December 1 - 4, 2016 so if you are in the area, do check it out and let us know what you thought of this fascinating looking indie. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.03.16] United Kingdom comedy cult drama

In what seems like forever ago, we saw a teaser for the upcoming Trainspotting sequel. Unnecessary sequel? Probably, but come on… at some point we've all wondered – if only for a second – if these guys actually survived 2 years never mind 20. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 11.02.16] thriller crime

Cage stars as Troy, the unofficial leader and brains of the outfit. Dafoe plays 'Mad Dog', a cocaine and crack addicted wastrel with an itchy trigger finger, and Cook plays Diesel, a no-nonsense heavy and tough guy. As we’re introduced to each character we’re given some background via funny little flashbacks which explain how they met in prison and became ... [Continue reading (6 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.01.16] horror

The first trailer for Scott Frazelle's upcoming practical FX horror feature Moggy Creatures has debuted.

Genre faves Michael Moon (Day of the Dead 2 : Contagium) and Sadie Katz (Blood Feast) play Michael and Anna, a troubled couple who take in a stray cat hoping to rebuild their marriage, only to have the pregnant animal spawn evil monsters. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.31.16] Canada horror

A couple of years ago Vancouver director Derek Franson landed on the scene with an impressive debut. Comforting Skin (review) didn't gather much steam beyond the festival circuit but it's a movie I really liked and which has come up here and there in conversation over the years, in part because the effects were so impressive but most often because of the subject matte... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.31.16] horror drama

One of the most buzzed about indie horror movies of the second half of 2016 is Nicolas Pesce's The Eyes of my Mother. Since making its debut at Sundance earlier this year, Pesce's movie has continued to stun audiences at festivals both across the US and internationally and with a theatrical release on the horizon, a new marketing campaign is mounting steam. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.31.16] horror

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