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Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 11.19.19] China anime scifi animation

For the last few years author Cixin Liu has been at the forefront of Chinese science fiction. The celebrated author's "Remembrance of Earth's Past" trilogy is well regarded both at home and internationally with the first book in the series, "The Three-Body Problem," having won the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2015. Now the author's work is getting a small screen adapt... [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.14.19] horror

M. Night Shyalaman (Signs) directs the series with a script from the BAFTA-nominated scribe and executive producer Tony Basgallop (Inside Men). Rupert Grint of the Harry Potter franchise has a key role to play in the series. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.14.19] thriller mystery

Writer/director Jennifer Reeder has been making off-beat movies for some time but her latest feature film Knives and Skin easily takes the cake as one of the most unique hodgepodges of a movie I've seen all year. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.13.19] Spain horror thriller

Writer/director Pedro C. Alonso takes a page that seems borrowed from "Black Mirror" for his feature film debut Feedback. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 11.13.19] action

Olga Kurylenko has long been toiling away in mediocre movies that aren't nearly as good as her talents and while over the years, she's also managed supporting appearances in blockbusters alongside major movie stars, that hasn't directly translated into superstardom. I doubt The Courier is going to change that but it's fantastic to see her take on, and kick-ass, in a l... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.13.19] scifi

Westworld creators Lisa Joy and Jonah Nolan have landed a series at Amazon adapting William Gibson's futuristic novel "The Peripheral". [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.13.19] scifi horror thriller

Stacy Keach is Pat Quid, a lone trucker who plays games to keep his sanity on long hauls through the desolate Australian Outback. Jamie Lee Curtis is a free-spirited hitchhiker looking for excitement with a game of her own. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.12.19] Denmark horror

Yummy is an orgy of blood, violence and fun in which a young couple travel to a shabby Eastern European hospital for plastic surgery. The young woman wants a breast reduction. Her mother comes along for yet another face-lift. [Continue reading]

David House [Celluloid 11.08.19] action

In Primal we meet his character, Frank Walsh, in the Amazon jungle. He's a big-game hunter capturing and collecting wild animals to sell to zoos. The opening scene is the first of many "edge-of-your-seat nailbiters" in the film. He's face-to-face with a snarling jaguar and in grave danger of being mangled to shreds before he can get it caged. The rewards for his ris... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.08.19] scifi horror

The third film in the wonderfully fun Skyline series is currently in post-production and director Liam O'Donnell has been in a sharing mood lately. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

quietearth [Celluloid 11.06.19] scifi horror

The trailer for Richard Stanley's adaptation of HP Lovecraft's Colour out of Space is finally here after a long wait, and I have to say its looking far better than his other recent efforts. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 11.06.19] horror

Gunpowder & Sky announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to filmmaker Neasa Hardiman’s critically-acclaimed Irish sci-fi/thriller SEA FEVER following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [DVD News 11.05.19] scifi horror action thriller adventure

On Halloween 1968, reclusive Stella and her two friends meet a mysterious drifter, Ramón, and uncover a sinister notebook of stories. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.31.19] scifi action thriller adventure

Back in 2016, a short proof-of-concept sci-fi short film called Code 8 was released. That was so successsful that the feature is now upon us three years later, getting a release in theatres and On Demand December 13. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.29.19] apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller adventure

This monster-sized boxed set from Criterion collects 15 (!) Godzilla films! [Continue reading]

David House [Celluloid 10.24.19] horror comedy

Three young women have rented an old haunted hotel in Las Vegas where they are throwing a big Halloween party to raise tuition money for college. The fourth member of the group is their science nerd friend Claude, whose job was to create a special highly potent strain of marijuana. He comes up with the "Golden Nug" (one toke and you're gone...), the 'most powerful c... [Continue reading]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 10.23.19] horror

I admittedly came away a little disillusioned myself, but upon further reflection I concluded that Witches in the Woods is a solid – albeit flawed – horror flick about deteriorating group dynamics when faced with the rising tension of being stranded in the cold and snowy wilderness. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.22.19] scifi action thriller adventure

The final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has debuted and even though we're sure you've seen it, we're posting it for everyone who has been living in the bunker for last couple of months. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.22.19] scifi horror


Jason Widgington [Film Festival 10.20.19] Canada horror thriller

In Making Monsters, showing at the 2019 Toronto After Dark Film Festival, young couple Chris (Tim Loden) and Allison (Alana Elmer) have achieved fame with an internet video channel where Chris films himself scaring the crap out of Allison in various situations. This is established in the opening montage, which also includes an interview clip of Chris explaining the ... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 10.17.19] horror

HBO will release their adaptation of Stephen King's The Outsider on January 12, 2020. Fans of Ozark will be pleased to hear that jason Bateman directs the first two episodes of the series. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.17.19] post apocalyptic thriller

We brought you the first look at the post-apocalyptic thriller Radioflash a few onths back and here we have the first trailer from IFC Midnight. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.16.19] post apocalyptic scifi

In this space-set post-apocalyptic thriller, a group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awake to find earth has suffered an extinction level event. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 10.15.19] horror

Experience the ultimate in horror with The Omen Collection, featuring all four original films as well as the 2006 remake that terrified audiences. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.12.19] Ireland (Republic of) horror comedy

Rose (Maeve Higgins) is biding her time as a driving instructor while avoiding calls from town locals asking her to use her special "talents" to deal with ghosts and possessions. Christian Winter (Will Forte) is a washed-up one-hit-wonder who is trying to summon a demon who will make him and his music relevant again. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.12.19] Canada thriller

Writer/directors Yonah Lewis and Calvin Thomas have obviously been contemplating that thought as well and their sophomore effort White Lie, explores what happens to a young woman's life when her illness is outed as a fake. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.12.19] Canada thriller

Alex Wolff stars as Henry, a responsible young man who has put off going to college to care for his ailing mother. When his mother passes away, Henry is angry and lonely and rather than turning to family, he finds comfort in his mother's unused drugs and the company of his new neighbour Ana (Imogen Poots), a drug addict camped out in her aunt's apartment in a feeble... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.12.19] thriller drama

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce go head-to-head in this dialogue-heavy dramatization of an important meeting that took place at the Vatican between conservative Pope Benedict and progressive Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who, at the time of Benedict's succession, was also a favourite for the title of Catholicism's highest office. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.11.19] scifi

In this modern adaptation of Steinslaw Lem's (Solaris) classic sci-fi story, a young man searches for his father after he disappears while working on a highly classified project for the United States government that involves extraterrestrials. [Continue reading (5 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.10.19] horror

Time waits for no one... When a single mother (Carmen Ejogo) accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter (Apollonia Pratt) is bitten by a rattlesnake, she finds herself making an unthinkable deal to repay her debt. Written and directed by Zak Hilditch (1922), also starring Theo Rossi and Emma Greenwell, and produced by Ross Dinerstein (1922). [Continue reading]

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