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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.31.15] post apocalyptic zombies horror

Matthew Fox and Jeffrey Donovan star as Patrick and Jack respectively, two men surviving on the outskirts of a big city. They're so far off the beaten bath that even the monsters that prowl the cityscape seem to have forgotten about them. Patrick still makes daily outings into the city with his trusty dog to scavenge but Jack… he's more cautious. He's got a d... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Film Festival 07.30.15] scifi horror action cult western adventure

Fantastic Fest have just announced the first wave of titles for its 11th annual celebration of exciting genre-bending films, including the World Premiere of BONE TOMAHAWK with Kurt Russell and Matthew Fox in attendance, a retrospective of Turkish Genre Cinema, and a special Mondo Gallery event and programming series curated by filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn to celebra... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.30.15] thriller

In what has got to be the strangest marketing campaign of all time, the first poster and trailer for ROOM, a new thriller starring Brie Larson as a young woman who’s been held captive for years along with her 5-year-old son Jack has emerged from distributor A24. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.30.15] action thriller adventure history

Anchor Bay Entertainment has passed along some exclusive images from Northmen: A Viking Saga, showcasing the very best in Viking weaponry. These guys and gals certainly knew how to get into the fray! [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 07.29.15] Belgium horror

With Cub ("Welp"), Belgian director Jonas Govaerts’ debut feature, there is at least an effort to up-the-ante and inject a bit of originality into the sub-genre. But, is it effective enough to make Cub worth watching? [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.29.15] post apocalyptic zombies horror

We've just received a new clip from the upcoming zombie-thriller Extinction starring Matthew Fox, Jeffrey Donovan and Quinn McColgan. The film opens day-and-date in theaters and VOD this Friday, July 31st. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.28.15] post apocalyptic zombies horror

We've covered After Dark Films' wonderful "8 Films to Die For" series a lot on the site, so it's nice to hear the company has rekindled the venture. Even better is the news that Re-Kill, a zombie film produced YEARS ago that we'd heard such good things about (and even broke the first trailer), is finally seeing release as the first film in the series. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [DVD News 07.28.15] apocalyptic scifi cult thriller

Severin Films will release Brian Trenchard-Smith’s outrageous guts and gore, Most Dangerous Game-inspired Turkey Shoot on Blu-ray on 9/8/15. In addition to a brand new HD transfer, a slew of exclusive extras including featurettes, commentary and a wealth of never-before-seen out-takes from the acclaimed Ozploitation doc NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD, will accompany the re... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.28.15] Germany thriller

Shot across 22 locations in a single, 134 minute take, Victoria tells the exhilarating tale of a Spanish night-clubber who finds herself caught up in a bank robbery in Berlin. [Continue reading]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 07.28.15] Canada horror thriller drama

With The Demolisher, writer/director Gabriel Carrer - in a notable departure from his more direct horror-centric previous films If A Tree Falls and In The House Of Flies - delivers a psychological treatise on the effects that a lust for revenge can have on a man’s psyche. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.27.15] post apocalyptic horror comedy

From Christopher Landon, director of most recently Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, but also Burning Palms comes a new zombie apocalypse comedy called Scout's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse. The film sees release October 30, 2015. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.27.15] horror

I'm always fascinated by stories of a film's reception, particularly horror films. People fainting during The Exorcist, or becoming physically ill during original screenings of Alien. It's the stuff of movie legend. But rarely are we able to find physical evidence of such events. Until, internet. [Continue reading]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 07.27.15] horror

There is a pretty tight-knit community of horror film creators in Los Angeles, and one of them, Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), thought it would be fun if the lot of them made a Halloween-themed anthology film and started gathering the troops. It wasn’t long at all before a full slate of directors jumped aboard, including Neil Marshall (The Descent), Mike Mendez (Bi... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Interviews 07.24.15]

You many not recognize the name but when you see a picture of Kevin Durand, you'll definitely recognize the face. The character actor has appeared in everything from indies to big Hollywood productions and over the years, has amassed an impressive filmography that has seen him work with a who's who of entertainment heavyweights. [Continue reading]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 07.24.15] Israel apocalyptic horror

In Jeruzalem, two American girls embark on a trip to Tel-Aviv to party on vacation, but their plans are altered when they meet a handsome young man on their flight who persuades them to start their vacation in Jerusalem over Yom Kippur instead. Little do they know that they are about to witness literal hell on Earth, as the third gate to hell (the other two are in t... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.23.15] horror drama

It opens as you might expect: a couple of guys don't return from their shift at the logging company and when supervisors go looking, what they find is gruesome. Unfortunately, the newly opened logging operation has pushed all of the creatures in the forest from their natural habitat, including a monster that is now dangerously close to a nearby town guarded by Sheri... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.23.15] scifi

One would think that after years of false starts and failed attempts, the thought of a remake/new adaptation of Logan's Run would have been abandoned but like the long gestating Neuromancer, this is another one of those projects that simply refuses to die and you just know it'll get made eventually but with so many hands in the cookie jar over the years, the likelyhoo... [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [DVD News 07.22.15] post apocalyptic action

Warner Brothers Home Entertainment just announced the 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD) and two-disc DVD releases of George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.21.15] action drama history

True Blood's Ryan Kwanten stars in this Viking tale of blood and honour which hits theatres July 31 and then VOD August 11, 2015. From Valhalla Rising to Hammer of the Goods to this, I think its safe to say we're seeing a rise in quality Viking flicks and I'd say that's a good thing. Certainly I've enjoyed History Channel's scripted show, Vikings, and I look forward t... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.21.15] post apocalyptic scifi action adventure

I fully expected to hate whatever this was, but kind of ended p loving it. Road Wars: The Imperator Strikes Back is a mash-up of Star Wars and Fury Road that sees Max, Furiosa and friends being pursued by Darth Vader’s minions. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.21.15] scifi thriller mystery

It's been a few years since The Signal (review) director Jacob Gentry made a big splash and though he's kept busy, we've been waiting for his return to sci-fi and that return looks like it's going to be a winner. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.21.15] Canada horror

I was lucky enough to screen Heir a couple months back and I was very taken with it. It was truly shocking in the all the best ways, dealing with taboo subject matter in a way that only horror can do. After three shorts now, I'm definitely curious what director Richard Powell can do with feature material and a budget to match. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.21.15] Japan post apocalyptic scifi horror action adventure

As you all know, the world-wide manga smash, Attack on Titan, has been given the live action treatment by Higuchi Shinji and it's coming to our shores soon. August 1st to be more specific. A new trailer has dropped with more flesh eating giants, more action and mare English subtitles! [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.20.15] post apocalyptic apocalyptic arthouse avant-garde

Asiel Norton's mystical post-apocalyptic film Orion is on the verge of having its world premier at Fantasia Fest and, as such, the first bit of footage has emerged from the film (that is, besides the footage we premiered months ago). In it, Lily Cole delivers a dark message to drifter David Arquette. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.20.15] post apocalyptic apocalyptic fantasy adventure

We've been hearing about some kind of adaptation of Terry Brooks' best selling post-apocalyptic/fantasy series for many, many years now. Last year we hear that MTV were finally bringing us The Shannara Chronicles, a new scripted 10-part series, coming to MTV in January 2016. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.20.15] post apocalyptic zombies scifi horror

Folks, sometimes you read something that you just have to share. In this case, it's new that millennial boy-bands The Backstreet Boys and NSynch are teaming up to make "zombie western futuristic horror movie". And if you're thinking, "Well, they aren't making so much as maybe starring in it" you would be wrong. Backstreet's Nick Carter is tasked to not only star, but ... [Continue reading]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 07.20.15] New Zealand horror comedy

When scrawny heavy metal-loving teen Brodie moves to a small dead-end town to live with his aunt and uncle, he immediately realizes he doesn't fit in when even his own cousin bullies him. He soon hooks up with Zakk, a fellow head-banging outcast, and they decide to start a band called – you guessed it – Deathgasm. Some exposition follows about an ancient... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.17.15] action thriller western adventure

Alejandro G. Iñárritu may have entered the public consciousness with his Oscar win last year for the spectacular Birdman but he's been making interesting and arresting movies since pretty much the beginning of his career. What I particularly love about Iñárritu is that over the last few years, his movies have become a little more accessible... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 07.16.15] post apocalyptic scifi horror action

Previously titled "The Well" (our review) The Last Survivors is a suspenseful post-apocalyptic directorial debut from production designer Tom Hammock who's credits include The Guest and You're Next. Dark Sky Films has just announced that the film finally hits VOD and all digital platforms on August 4, 2015. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.16.15] post apocalyptic arthouse avant-garde

We found footage and they promptly took it down, but here we have a new first look at Ansiel Norton's next, an epic poem of a post apocalyptic movie called Orion. The film is premiering at Fantastia 2015, so we hope to have a review for you guys. We'll see. Suffice it to say we're excited by this one. [Continue reading]

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