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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.01.15] scifi thriller drama dystopic

From writer Nathan Parker, who blasted onto the scene as the writer of Duncan Jones' MOON (review), comes a new dystopian vision called Equals. Sounding eerily similar to the story of 1984, The film stars everyone's favorite War Boy Nicholas Hoult, and everyone's favourite Twilight, Kristen Stewart, as would-be lovers in a future where falling in love is a no-no. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.01.15] United Kingdom drama history

We've already seen a gorgeous, epic trailer for Justin Kurzel's Macbeth but there appears to be so much awesomeness in Kurzel's movie that the studio can just keep cutting epic trailers on a weekly basis until the movie eventually opens. I'm convinced of it. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Film Festival 09.01.15] scifi horror action cult thriller adventure

DEDfest, Edmonton's premier genre festival has released the first wave of titles for their 2015 outing, October 20th - 25th. Films like Green Room, The Demolisher, Tales of Halloween and Yakuza Apocalypse are a few of the titles we've reviewed on QE already, but there are some new faces to the line-up that we haven't had the pleasure, most notably Bite and The Invitat... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.31.15] post apocalyptic drama

Z for Zacharia is out in theatres and on VOD now, so check your local listings and check out this post-apocalyptic drama based on Robert C. O'Brien's classic novel of survival. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.31.15] fantasy

Fans of Terry Marcel's Hawk the Slayer are ardent and plentiful, so I hope we can all band together to bring the long awaited sequel Hawk the Hunter into existence. I know (because I've been following the film since it was announced years ago) that Hawk the Hunter has been a passion project for the original Slayer team for a very long time. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 08.31.15] post apocalyptic zombies thriller

Season two of SyFy's Z Nation premieres Friday, Sept 11. QE is a huge fan, going so far as to laud Z Nation as a superior zombie experience to ratings juggernaut The Walking Dead. I'm not sure I'd go quite that far, but I will say the show is a ton of fun, whereas TWD is fairly humorlessness. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.31.15] thriller

Ah Nicolas Cage. By this point it's fairly common knowledge that the actor has a spending problem that's put him seriously in the red so that along with the great work he's been doing over the last few years, there have also been some not-so-great movies. A lot of them. Pay the Ghost appears to be (one of) the latest. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.31.15] horror

You want to see something which is both fantastic and completely terrible at the same time? You need look no further than the new trailer for Eli Roth's Knock Knock. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 08.31.15] post apocalyptic fantasy

MTV have released the official trailer for their upcoming fantasy series The Shannara Chronicles, based on the best-selling series of books by Terry Brooks. The story of Shannara takes place in "the Four Lands," which are identified in the books as Earth long after civilization has been destroyed in a chemical and nuclear holocaust called "the Great Wars." [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.28.15] Japan post apocalyptic animation

The Japan Animator Expo is currently in full swing and man, what a plethora of awesome for animation fans, providing everything from projects from up-and-coming creators to established artists. Today's short is of the later variety. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.28.15] post apocalyptic action

El Rey Network Founder and Chairman Robert Rodriguez sits down with visionary writer, director and producer George Miller ("Mad Max" series, "Happy Feet" 1 & 2, "Babe" films, "The Witches of Eastwick") in an all-new episode of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair," premiering next Sunday August 30 at 8PM ET. [Continue reading]



Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.27.15] France post apocalyptic scifi animation

Tales of robots scouring the earth after humanity is wiped out by some apocalypse aren't uncommon but unless they're made by Pixar, they're not usually quite as touching as L3.0. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 08.26.15]

As expected, this year's Fantastic Fest is shaping up to be another memorable one. The first batch of titles for this year's festival included a number of movies we're excited about, notably Bone Tomahawk with the great Kurt Russel, and the second wave of titles only adds to the excitement. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.26.15] Turkey horror

If scary movies are your thing, you'd best prepare yourself because the trailer for Baskin suggests the year's scariest movie is coming soon. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 08.25.15] post apocalyptic scifi action drama adventure

While AMC is wowing record breaking TV crowds with a post apocalyptic zombie drama, another TV network has slowly been building momentum on their own PA drama. The deal with "The 100" is this: if you've seen more than two episodes, you're probably a fan otherwise, you've probably never heard of it never much seen an episode. There don't seem to be any casual fans of "... [Continue reading (11 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.25.15] Sweden scifi action drama

The never ending quest for eternal life is something which is explored quite a bit in movies though generally, the question is associated with vampires, magic or the supernatural but Origin looks to be tackling the question from the angle of science. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.25.15] Poland drama

If you're into stark and heavy teen dramas, The Here After needs your attention. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.25.15]

The name Mike Le Han might already be familiar to most of our readers but for those who don't know the English writer/director yet, you might want to check out Le Han's beautifully dark short Mrs. Peppercorn's Magical Reading Room (full short) or his great concept trailer for Hellraiser: Origins. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.25.15] United Kingdom fantasy

It seems like the 80s is a goldmine of sci-fi and fantasy movies that time forgot. Every other day some movie fan digs up some obscure bit of entertainment that they loved when they were kids and which still holds some nostalgia to a large enough group of people. This story is and isn't exactly that. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.21.15] post apocalyptic apocalyptic scifi horror cult fantasy adventure

In a slightly odd but welcome move Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will finally release Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s cult classic The City of Lost Children as an Amazon-exclusive Blu-ray release on October 13. The release is timed with the French film's 20th Anniversary. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.21.15] post apocalyptic zombies action thriller western

Remember when we warned you that members of 'N Sync and The Backstreet Boys were joining forces on a post-apocalyptic zombie flick called Dead 7? Well, it's actually happening and here are the pictures to prove it. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 08.21.15] musical cult fantasy avant-garde

Richard Elfman's (brother to composer Danny Elfman's) Forbidden Zone, is widely considered the most classic of cult classics. The Citizen Kane of underground movies if you will. It's a film where sexy Frenchy falls into an insane underworld ruled by a horny little king and his jealous queen. Where Chicken-boy comes to the rescue, only to have his head cut off by the s... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 08.20.15] post apocalyptic zombies horror

Remember when Rick Grimes - as our audience proxy - made us miss the outbreak when he slept through the whole zombie apocalypse in that hospital in the premier of The Walking Dead? Thanks, Rick! Well, Fear the Walking Dead, which premieres this Sunday, August 23 at 9 PM on AMC, will tell us what happened in LA at the time of the outbreak. We'll be there. You'll be the... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.20.15] zombies comedy

Tye Sheridan has been busy since his debut a few years ago in Terrence Malick's Tree of Life (review), which he followed up with excellent turns in both Mud and Joe. He has a couple of projects coming out in 2015, notably the new The Stanford Prison Experiment and the zombie comedy Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse. One of these things is not like the others. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.20.15] Italy horror slasher giallo grindhouse

Fans of the Italian Giallo from the 1970's will gush over this stylish trailer for Francesca, the new film from Luciano Onetti and Nicolás Onetti (Sonno Profondo aka. Deep Sleep). To celebrate the film’s world premiere at the upcoming Sitges Film Festival in October, the filmmakers have unleashed the first official trailer for the film. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.20.15] scifi action thriller fantasy adventure

Luc Besson has cast Clive Owen to star alongside Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) and Cara Delavingne (Paper Towns) in his ambitious $180 Million sci-fi flick, Valerian. The film is based on a French comic series from writers Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières that first appeared in 1967. Owen will play a character called "Commander Arün... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.20.15] apocalyptic scifi action thriller adventure dystopic

ARC Entertainment has acquired US rights to the visually striking sci-fi thriller Garm Wars: The Last Druid, a film 15 years in the making from directed by Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell) and co-written by Geoffrey Gunn (Siren). The film stars newcomer Melanie St-Pierre (Barney’s Version), Kevin Durand (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) and Lance Henriksen (Aliens). [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.19.15] post apocalyptic fantasy

In a recent interview about season 2 of his excellent show The Leftovers, Damon Lindelof kind of went off about Game of Thones and why he thinks hate watchers and clickbait-y media culture is kind of a bad thing. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.19.15] horror thriller

Nicolas Winding Refn really loves neon lights. He loves them so much, he put the word "neon" in the title of his upcoming thriller The Neon Demon! Well now it seems that his love of Neon has made it's way onto the first teaser poster for his long gestating remake/prequel of the 80s franchise Maniac Cop. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.19.15] horror

It appears those rascally rabbits from The Playback Collective have gone and turned one of the best horror films of 2015 into a 1980's Italian horror export. And that's fine by us! [Continue reading]

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