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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.16.19] Canada scifi thriller drama

One of the highlights of last year's genre offerings was Danishka Esterhazy's Level 16 (review). [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.15.19] scifi documentary

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary exploring the remarkable life and legacy of the late sci-fi author Ursula K. Le Guin. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 01.15.19] horror thriller

In a neat twist on the cabin in the woods thriller yarn, five friends spend a weekend at a cabin with a dark history only to find themselves trapped in some kind of time trap. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 01.14.19] horror thriller

NY and LA-based arthouse genre sales company Yellow Veil Pictures has acquired world sales rights to a new Canadian thriller called Harpoon. Shot in Calgary, Alberta and San Pedro, Belize, Harpoon is a brutal and absurd genre film that brings a new twist to the lost at sea genre. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.14.19] scifi cult drama

French auteur Claire Denis' sci-fi drama High Life starring Robert Pattison will get a release this year from A24. The studio released the film's first domestic poster today and announced the first official trailer will premier on Wednesday of this week. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 01.11.19] action western adventure kungfu martial arts

Today, Goldwyn Meyer released Indonesian western (and Singapore's submission for the Oscars' "Best Foreign-Language Film category), Buffalo Boys on Digital platforms, OnDemand and in select theaters. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 01.10.19] thriller

All you really need to know about Velvet Buzzsaw is that it comes from Nightcrawler writer/director Dan Gilroy and reunites Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo though this time, they're moving on from the bloody business of 24 hours news to the cut-throat business of fine art. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.09.19] post apocalyptic scifi action thriller adventure

Netflix has releases the trailer and poster for IO, a new post-apocalyptic thriller they will release exclusively later this month. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.08.19] New Zealand scifi comedy crime

Shelton, a small-time crook, inadvertently steals an ancient Chinese time-travelling device which doesn't simply turn back time but for a short period, allows him to work with his past-self. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 01.08.19] scifi horror action cult thriller adventure

So it's the first week of 2019. Let's see what new releases are hitting shelves and kick of the year right! [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.07.19] Iceland thriller

Continuing with Mads Mikkelsen day here at Quiet Earth, one of the other movies starring the great Dane which is coming out this year is the survival thriller Arctic. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.07.19] action thriller

You can't pin down Mads Mikkelsen. The Danish actor bounces around genres and languages like it's all perfectly natural to him and in addition to starring in a Cannes selected thriller due for release later this year, he'll be kicking some major ass in a comic book adaptation later this month. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.07.19] action thriller mystery adventure comic

HBO have given us the first footage from their upcoming Watchmen series. The series based on Alan Moore's famous graphic novel is adapted by Damon Lindelof (LOST) whose post-apocalyptic series The Leftovers finished up at HBO after three seasons last year. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.04.19] post apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller adventure

You'd be forgiven if you thought this was not the 2nd, but 3rd Iron Sky film. That's because the Iron Sky team has been working on The Coming Rave for 6 years straight(!) after the successful launch of the first film in 2012. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.04.19] Republic of Korea zombies horror

Netflix has dropped an amazing trailer for Kingdom, a new Korean zombie series set against a historical setting. The trailer is not only epic, but the filmmaking is sumptuous and bold and reminiscent of last year's period zombie film RAMPART. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.04.19] horror

We probably don't need another movie about an evil child who may or may not be the devil incarnate but Nicholas McCarthy's upcoming The Prodigy looks promising. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.24.18]

The team here at Quiet Earth will be spending some much well-deserved down-time recuperating from the year over the holiday season but with we didn't want to leave you without wishing you all a safe and happy holiday season and thanking you all for being a huge part of our community. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.21.18] Ireland (Republic of) thriller

Neil Jordan has been busy working in the land of TV for the past few years but he's returning to the big screen in 2019 with Greta. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.21.18] horror thriller

Brainstorm Media will release the Victorian supernatural thriller THE ISLE on February 8. Directed and co-written by British filmmaker Matthew Butler Hart, the film stars Conleth Hill (HBO’s Game of Thrones), Alex Hall (SUBURBICAN), Fisaya Akinade (THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS). [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.19.18] scifi horror action thriller adventure comic

A trailer has appeared for Neil Marshall's Hellboy reboot(?). Tonally it feels a lot more similar to Guillermo del Toro's films than I expected having heard it would be much darker and more of a horror film. [Continue reading (5 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.18.18] horror cult thriller

A year before Kevin Mcallister defended himself against the wet bandits in Home Alone, French writer/director René Manzor released a little known film called 36.15 code Père Noël. The film is about a young boy left alone over Christmas who dresses up like Rambo and protects himself form a home invasion form an evil Santa. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [DVD News 12.12.18] post apocalyptic scifi action thriller adventure

The best movie ever made is getting a very special 4K re-release from Arrow video this week. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.10.18] United Kingdom scifi animation thriller

Writer/director Álvaro García really impressed with his post-apocalyptic short film debut Sumer (see the film) and now García is back with his highly anticipated follow-up The Seed of Juna. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.10.18] scifi action

Godzilla is back in a really big way. Admittedly, it's never really gone away but over the last few years, it seems that the famous monster has been making more appearances than usual. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 12.07.18] scifi horror thriller

Hulu’s “Into the Dark” is off to a strong start. The series, co-produced by Blumhouse, features brand new feature film every single month for an entire year with wach episode is holiday-themed, with the first two tackling Halloween and Thanksgiving. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.07.18] thriller drama

Adapted from Tawni O'Dell's best-selling novel of the same name by O'Dell herself and acclaimed writer/director Adrian Lyne (Fatal Atraction, Jacob's Ladder, Unfaithful), Back Roads stars Pettyfer as Harley Altmyer, a young 20-something who has been left to care for his three younger sisters after his mother is convicted of murdering their father. Harley is doing hi... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.07.18] thriller

Writer/director Henry Dunham made a splash among critics and film fans alike earlier this year when his feature film debut The Standoff at Sparrow Creek made its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.05.18] Canada drama

What one can't prepare for is Beaulieu's in-your-face approach to female sexuality which , even in films which focus on women and their sex lives, never quite reach this level of openness and it can be unnerving. Thankfully, Beaulieu doesn't hide her approach and it's abundantly clear from the film's opening sequence that Les Salopes will embrace female sexuality i... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 12.05.18] Canada drama

Fraught with past troubles including a mother who abandoned her followed by a series of problem-ridden foster homes, Natalie (AKA Honey Bee), finds herself in the throes of a "relationship" with a pimp who manages her along with three other girls. She's clearly the favourite-of-the-moment but that doesn't exempt her from going to work. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.04.18] scifi horror action thriller adventure

A sinister unidentified flying object plummeting to Earth changes our view of humanity and life beyond our planet in the thrilling new sci-fi spectacular Attraction. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

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