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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.28.14] documentary

When it comes to the world of practical effects, Tom Savini is kind of a god. If you grew up in the 80s watching horror movies, chances are you've seen and perhaps even been had nightmares thanks to Savini's work. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.27.14] Spain zombies horror

We've already seen that Jaume Balagueró's new entry into the [REC] franchise pretty much does away with both the third movie and the found footage aesthetic, with the story returning to Ángela and picking up after the events that unfolded in [REC] 2. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.27.14] Canada horror

Directed by Chad Archibald and co-written by Archibald and producing partner Cody Calahan who last year directed Antisocial (which featured social media killing people – sort of (review)), The Drownsman takes on more of an urban, supernatural approach. Scream queen in the making Michelle Mylett re-unites with Calahan and Archibald this time playing Madison, a gi... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

agentorange [Celluloid 08.26.14] horror thriller

Lionsgate has acquired North American distro rights to a new apocalyptic thriller called Maggie which stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as the father of Abigail Breslin, who has been inflicted by a virus that will innevitably turn her into a flesh eating zombie. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.26.14] horror

The prospect of The Pyramid doesn't sound so good when you read it. Produced by Alexandre Aja and directed by first timer Grégory Levasseur, it's the story of a group of archaeologists who uncover a new pyramid that is home to an ancient human hunting entity. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.25.14] thriller

So if Bobcat Goldthwait's Willow Creek is the "spiritual successor" to The Blair Witch Project, what the hell is Eduardo Sánchez's Exists? [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.21.14] horror

I can't remember the last time I was excited for an Eli Roth movie. Probably because I've never been excited for an Eli Roth movie. His are the kind of projects that I see when I get around to it but I have to admit that some deep and twisted side of me really wants to see The Green Inferno. Like, pronto. [Continue reading (5 comments)]

quietearth [Celluloid 08.21.14] United Kingdom horror

After the Woman in Black scored big at the box office ($127,730,736 worldwide accoring to Box Office Mojo) a sequel seemed inevitable. And so it is that we have our first look at said sequel, The Woman in Black: Angel of Death. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.21.14] thriller crime

We've already seen one great trailer for the Jake Gyllenhaal starring Nightcrawler and now here comes a second. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 08.21.14] scifi horror thriller documentary

The filming of the ill-fated 1996 version of H. G. Welles’ The Island of Dr. Moreau is the stuff of legend. For the first time since he was escorted off his longtime dream project, director Richard Stanley (Hardware) reveals in detail his spectacular original vision and how it was all ripped apart at the seams. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.21.14] action

Have you been wondering what happened to Hayden Christensen? No, neither have we but apparently he's been hiding out somewhere, growing up a little and signing up for mediocre looking movies co-starring Nicholas Cage. [Continue reading]

quietearth [DVD News 08.21.14] scifi horror action thriller

For a brief period in the late 80s, we got a ton of great underwater genre films including George P. Cosmatos', mostly forgotten, Leviathan. When I was a kid, Leviathan was pretty interchangeable with Deep Star Six which came out the same year and had equally striking box art. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 08.20.14] scifi thriller

Isaac Asimov's Laws of Robotics get an intriguing update in this internationally flavoured SF thriller from Millenium Films. Antonio Banderas stars as an investigator (hello, Blade Runner nod) who discovers that some robots are altering themselves and evolving beyond their programming. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.15.14] action comedy

If you haven't heard about Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies prepare yourself because we're about to educate you on the most ridiculously over the top looking thing in… well, months. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Bunker Blueprint 08.15.14] horror drama

Director Stewart Thorndike is on the path to creating a female led horror trilogy but Thorndike isn't interested in the visceral, blood filled horror movies but more the quiet, psychological approach. Her first entry into the trilogy, Lyle, is a perfect example of Thorndike's approach. Starring the great Gaby Hoffman, the movie is the story of one woman's descent into... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.15.14] scifi mystery

A couple of years ago there was a lot of buzz circulating around director Jamin Winans' feature film Ink. I remember seeing the poster everywhere but the movie dropped off my radar completely until earlier today when I saw the first trailer for Winan's feature film follow-up. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Contests 08.13.14]

Lenny Abrahamson's Frank has been making the slow theatrical expansion over the last few weeks and the movie, which stars Michael Fassbender in a Paper Mache mask as the titular character, along with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy and Domhnall Gleeson, is opening in Vancouver on Friday, August 15 at the Rio Theatre. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.08.14]

Holy shit. Here's a bible for all us Alien lovers who want even more from the movie. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.08.14] Canada horror

I wish I could say that I'm really looking forward to seeing Jesse Thomas Cook's Septic Man but truth of the matter is, the very concept of this movie, written by the great Tony Burgess (of Pontypool fame), grosses me out. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.07.14]

By this point, anyone who cares knows that Anne Rice is returning to "The Vampire Chronicles" with the release of "Prince Lestat" later this year. That's exciting news indeed. Here's what's not so exciting: reports today are that Rice has optioned the entire "The Vampire Chronicles" series including all previously published novels, all future novels as well as Christo... [Continue reading (4 comments)]

agentorange [Celluloid 08.07.14] Canada horror thriller avant-garde

Winnipeg's Astron-6 (Father's Day, Manborg) are back with a Giallo infused project called The Editor. Directed by Matthew Kennedy and Adam Brooks The Editor will premier at TIFF's Midnight Madness. [Continue reading]

agentorange [Celluloid 08.05.14] scifi horror action thriller adventure

Brian De Palma's glam rock masterpiece Phantom of the Paradise hits Blu-ray for the first time thanks to Shout! Factory. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.01.14] scifi horror

I never really thought I'd get excited for an alien abduction movie, especially one that looks somewhere between War of the Worlds and Fire in the Sky but good god Extraterrestrial looks amazing. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

projectcyclops [Celluloid 07.31.14] Belgium horror thriller giallo

The plot concerns a businessman, Dan Kristensen (Klaus Tange), who returns home to Luxembourg from a trip to Frankfurt, and is alarmed when he discovers his apartment empty and wife missing. During his flight he has experienced vivid nightmares of sexual violence in which his wife, Edwidge, is brutally murdered while in the throes of sexual passion, and now he suspect... [Continue reading (2 comments)]

agentorange [Celluloid 07.30.14] post apocalyptic

Remember that eye melting trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road? Well, it premiered at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 where director and creator of the Mad Max series George Miller also appeared to discuss the forth film in the Mad Max series. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.30.14] horror

Generally speaking, possession movies are all the same. Some evil entity possesses an individual and one or a group of people are usually trying to save the poor soul by performing an exorcism. Occasionally we see a slight change to the formula but generally speaking, they're all cookie cutter exactly what you'd expect. Then there's The Possession Experiment which, ra... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.30.14] scifi drama

Though the first trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar suggested beautiful things to come, it was a bit difficult to tell what was going on beyond Matthew McConaughey going into space in some attempt to save humanity. [Continue reading (6 comments)]

agentorange [Celluloid 07.30.14] western

Despite threats to the contrary, Tarantino will make The Hateful Eight his next film. Another film that riffs on a classic spaghetti western set-up (even the title seems influenced by Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent's Cut Throats Nine), the story sees a group of mistrustful ne'er-do-wells trapped together after a blizzard diverts their stagecoach. [Continue reading]

The Crystal Ferret [Celluloid 07.30.14] scifi

This year's edition of the Festival du Film Merveilleux was as entertaining as ever, but... There's always a but isn't there? [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.29.14] Spain horror

There's little doubt when you see the name Álex de la Iglesia, that you're in for something unusual so it's no surprise that Shrew's Nest, which is presented by de la Iglesia, looks like a twisted bit of horror. [Continue reading]

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