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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] scifi action

Drones are already a part of every day life; from expensive toys to delivery services, they're cropping up everywhere, including the military but in Hover they are an essential tool for keeping humanity alive. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] thriller drama

Writer/director Bart Layton has a long career producing and directing reality television but in 2012 he made his feature film debut with the hugely entertaining documentary The Imposter in which a Spaniard claims to be son of an American couple who has been missing for 3 years. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] drama

Over his decades long career Paul Schrader has continued to be a part of the film conversation, usually ruffling a few feathers along the way. Be it with creepy classics like Cat People and Taxi Driver or the debacle that was The Canyons, he continues to create content which gets people talking. His latest is no different. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [General News 04.18.18]

It's National Canadian Film Day and though, since a couple of us contributors hail from the Great White North, we try to celebrate Canadian film as much as possible, it's pretty great to have a day of National recognition so we figure, what better way to celebrate than to share some great Canadian movies? [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] Germany scifi thriller dystopic

Looking at Andrew Niccol's filmography, it's clear he has an interest in technology and how it affects us now and in the future. From Gattaca on, this has been a central theme in his films and though The Host was a tiny misstep, even that carried through on Niccol's obvious fascination/fear of what technology will do to humanity. His latest is no different. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.18.18] France thriller

Writer/director Coralie Fargeat made a splash on the genre fest front last year with Revenge. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.17.18] United Kingdom post apocalyptic

Genesis unfolds in the aftermath of nuclear war. A group of survivors have taken shelter in an underground bunker. In the years since the bombs, they have developed a nearly fully functional society complete with government oversight, a police presence and perhaps most importantly, a research unit tasked with creating a machine which could access untapped food stores ... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.17.18] post apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller fantasy adventure

Season 3 of Syfy's 12 Monkeys series follows the journey of a time traveller from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will nearly destroy the human race. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.16.18] Australia post apocalyptic

Despite the success of Mad Max:Fury Road, I always thought a sequel to Miller's fourth movie was unlikely, at least in the foreseeable future, but everyone kept talking about it like it was a done deal. Well maybe now some reality will set in as George Miller's production company is taking Warner Bros. to court in what looks like a messy lawsuit. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.16.18] action

Hotel Artemis feels like it could be an extension of the Continental Hotel in John Wick. You buy a membership, it has some rules and you obey them or you get excommunicated. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.13.18] Poland post apocalyptic scifi

The last tale about Earth is a short narrative Polish film directed by Igor Po?aniewicz and Magdalena Seweryn. From what I can find about it, it was successful in securing crowdfunding on a Polish crowdfunding platform so we should see the complete short at some point here. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.13.18] scifi action thriller

Here's something fun for a Friday. A trailer has appeared for a sci-fi indie called Incoming starring Scott Adkins. That's right, Scott Adkins is going to space. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.13.18] post apocalyptic scifi drama mystery

Better late than never is my motto, which is why I'm sharing some information on Thomas Woodrow's intoxicating post-apocalyptic We've Forgotten More than We Ever Knew, a film that comes highly recommended by quietearth. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.12.18] Russia action thriller adventure history

Rustam Mosafir's historical/horror/fantasy epic The Scythian will be hitting Brazil's Fantaspoa, the largest film festival in Latin America which turned me onto the trailer and, wow, this movie looks completely savage. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 04.12.18] scifi horror action thriller adventure

From the master, Sir Ridley Scott, All the Money in the World follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother, Gail (Michelle Williams), to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.10.18] documentary

One of my favourite movies of last year is an unlikely culprit: Mountain. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.10.18] horror fantasy

SXSW played host to a number of world premieres and one of the most well received projects at the festival was Wildling. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.10.18] post apocalyptic scifi action thriller adventure

James Franco's post-apocalyptic Future World is getting a bad rep, but the star studded Mad Max-lite is back with another trailer and a new poster. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.10.18] Austria horror thriller mystery

We've received the first image and clip from The Dark, which is making its world premiere next Saturday, April 21st at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film, written and directed by Justin P. Lange. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.10.18] action thriller

Jason Statham fighta a two-million-year-old, 75-foot-long shark called a Megalodon in the upcoming summer flick, The Meg. The film is based on Steve Alten's novel of the same name. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.09.18] action thriller

Indican Pictures will release Hunter West’s new thriller Ridge Runners this week. The crime actioner involves a child abduction ring in a small town and detectives who go in search of a missing 12 year old girl. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.09.18] Germany scifi action thriller fantasy mystery

Artsploitation Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Snowflake, the most f'ed up German Fairy Tale since the Brothers Grimm. Directed by Adolfo Kolmerer and William James, the film is scheduled to be released in the later half of 2018. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.09.18] scifi action thriller adventure

A new Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer has arrived ahead of the film’s debut at the Cannes Film Festival. Alden Ehrenreich stars in the role made famous by Harrison Ford in 1977's Star Wars: A New Hope. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.08.18] horror thriller

A trailer for the next film in The Purge series has landed. Called simply "The First Purge", the film is a prequel that will focus on the events that lead up to the very first Purge event. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Cathode Ray Mission 04.05.18] thriller dystopic

Starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, Fahrenheit 451 is based on Ray Bradbury’s classic novel where, in the near future, the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and “firemen” burn books. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.05.18] fantasy

Terry Gilliam has been trying to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote for so many years the film has become cinema legend before it's even premiered. These kinds of passion projects come with a lot of baggage so I hope Gilliam is able to put what he always wanted on screen. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.04.18] scifi action thriller

The year is 2045, the continuing drug war has caused havoc between The United States and Mexico. Gear Side International, a robotics engineering company on the brink of bankruptcy, sells off their technology to the Cartel on the black market. With the advanced military robotics technology in the wrong hands the cartel uses it to their advantage; replacing their enforc... [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 04.03.18] post apocalyptic scifi action thriller adventure

James Franco's post-apocalyptic Future World is coming and we've got the first trailer for it below! It definitely looks derivative of the Road Warrrior world we're used to, but who cares. We love this stuff! [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 04.03.18] scifi action

The set-up for Leigh Whannell's sophomore feature is a well warn trope: man's wife is killed and man is left for dead. Except he's not dead, he's quadriplegic. When given the opportunity to avenge his wife, he volunteers for a program where a nanobot is surgically implanted into his body, giving him not only full movement but essentially making him superhuman. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 04.03.18] horror

RLJE Films (Bone Tomahawk) has acquired all North American rights to the horror film Housewife directed by Can Evrenol who's last film Baskin is a true assault on the senses. [Continue reading]

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