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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.22.18] drama fantasy family

Originally published in 2009, Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's graphic novel I Kill Giants introduced us to Barbara, an uncompromising teen girl dealing with some pretty big family issues while also saving her community from giants who randomly emerge to destroy her and everyone she loves. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.22.18] post apocalyptic thriller

Artsploitation Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Annex Entertainment's MOLLY. Julia Batelaan stars as Molly and her character embodies strength, sensitivity, beauty, not to mention some mad fighting skills. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.21.18] thriller crime

It's been four years since writer/director David Robert Mitchell unleashed It Follows (review) on us and now he's back with another oddity: Under the Silver Lake. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.20.18] horror documentary

Years after he changed the landscape of American filmmaking with 1973’s The Exorcist, director, co-writer William Friedkin moves from fiction to fact with his new documentary, The devil and Father Amorth. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.19.18] horror

SyFy has tapped Canadian filmmaker Steven Kostanski to helm the next installment of the popular Leprechaun horror series. Kostanski is a member of the Astron-6 filmmaking collective who we've covered a lot over the years here as well as a writer/directors of last year's The Void.

The new film is titles Leprechaun Returns and we've even got a short teaser below to... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.16.18] horror thriller fantasy

The feature debut from Fritz Böhm, Wildling is a spellbinding take on the werewolf legend starring Independent Spirit Award Nominee Bel Powley (The Diary of a Teenage Girl) and Liv Tyler (Lord of the Rings), Brad Dourif (Death Machine). [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.15.18] Dominican Republic scifi comedy thriller

Dominican filmmaker Héctor Valdez has a new time-travel romantic comedy film coming out called Peaches, which channels the same kind of fun that Nacho Vigalondo has playing around and mixing genres as with Timecrimes or Extraterrestrial. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.15.18] cult experimental art arthouse avant-garde

Alejandro Jodorowsky has turned to crowdfunding to finance his next film called Psychomagic: An Art that Heals. The film is based on Jodorowsky's books on the subject, "Psychomagic, The Spiritual Journey", "Sacred Trickery or Manual of Psychomagic" which revolve around the topic of healing through the psychomagic acts, which, according to Jodorowsky, emulates of the l... [Continue reading (3 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.15.18] horror

This throwback to the VHS days just premiered at the SXSW Film Festival. The Ranger is the feature directorial debut from Jenn Wexler. It was written by Giaco Furino and Jenn Wexler. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.13.18] scifi horror action thriller fantasy adventure

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John Connor [Celluloid 03.12.18] scifi action adventure

Did you think Star Wars the Last Jedi got a little too goofy in some moments? Well, it could have been even goofier if this weird deleted scene from Rian Johnson's film had not bee cut. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.12.18] apocalyptic action comedy thriller

Global Digital Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to the slapstick action/comedy Garlic & Gunpowder. The film stars Steven Chase, James Duvall, Martin Kove, Felissa Rose, Vivica A. Fox and Michael Madsen and will seerelease in North American on Friday, March 16th. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.09.18] scifi thriller

Eddie Alcazar may not be a known commodity yet but that's likely about to change; at least in the circles of film fans who like their movies a little cryptic and experimental because Alcazar's feature film debut Perfect looks like it fits into both categories. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.08.18] action thriller

Some excellent news for fans of the absurd. It's been announced that RLJE Films has picked up the rights to Mandy which, after premiering at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, was being heralded as the "must watch" Nicholas Cage unhinged movie. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.08.18] scifi adventure

Lucasfilm hasd announce that Emmy-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau has signed on to executive produce and write a live-action Star Wars series for Disney’s new streaming service. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.07.18] comedy crime

There are a few adjectives that can be used to describe Ryan Prows' feature film debut Lowlife (review) but perhaps the most apt is nuts. The movie features a luchador playing muscle to a crazed doctor who is running a black-market organ ring, there are two hired killers (one of which has a swastika tattooed on his face), there's a pregnant woman and then a motel owne... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.07.18] post apocalyptic scifi thriller

Starring two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank and rising new talent Clarra Ruggard, I am Mother will be a stylish and thought-provoking post-apocalyptic thriller that examines what it means to be human, and more importantly, humane. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.06.18] scifi puppets horror action thriller fantasy adventure family

I think it's officially time to revisit The Dark Crystal, the masterful fantasy epic from the brilliant imagination of Jim Henson, now that it's out in this 4K anniversary edition. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 03.06.18] scifi thriller

Writer/directors Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell made a splash in 2014 when their short film Prospect wowed audiences at SXSW and later went on to great success when it was released online. In the years since the debut of the short, the pair have managed to release another short film but they've been focusing the majority of their efforts on their debut feature also call... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 03.06.18] scifi adventure

With a couple of recent misfires under their belt (looking at you Mute and Cloverfield Paradox), Netflix is not exactly firing on all cylinders at the moment that said, when you're making as much original content as Netflix is, you're likely to get more stinkers too. I was hesitant when it was announced that the upcoming "Lost in Space" reboot was around the corner bu... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.06.18] horror comedy

The crowd-pleasing screwball comedy meets slasher/spoof, Garden Party Massacre, will hit the market later this year via SGL Entertainment. This is the second film from writer/director Gregory Blair and his second collaboration with SGL. Blair’s award-winning, slow-burn psychological thriller Deadly Revisions was the first. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.05.18] scifi thriller

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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.02.18] post apocalyptic scifi action adventure

Good news, PA fans! We first brought word of Angelo Lopes' Wastelander last year and it looks like the glorious throwback to all the great desert PA flicks of the 80s that followed on the heels of George Miller's Road Warrior, has finally found a home at Indican Pictures and can be watched now. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 03.02.18] apocalyptic scifi cult

Apocalypsis is the latest production from the Leiser Brothers. Directed by Eric Leiser, Apocalypsis is an experimental sci-fi indie that envisions a world after Revelations, in which the world regenerates itself. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 03.01.18] horror

Guillermo del Toro's Academy Award Nominated The Shape of Water gets the retro treatment from the Playback Collective. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 02.28.18] Canada thriller

The Whistler Film Festival always provides a great selection of Canadian film and last year's edition was no exception and among the Canadian content offerings was writer/director Daniel DiMarco's feature film debut Juggernaut (review). [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 02.28.18] scifi action thriller adventure

A couple weeks back, we brought you the first look at the upcoming sci-fi thriller, Prospect, which is premiering at SXSW. In the film a teenage girl and her father travel to a remote moon on the hunt for elusive riches. But there are others roving the moon's toxic forest and the job quickly devolves into a desperate fight to escape. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 02.27.18] horror

It's a slim week for releases, gang. First up is Arrow's limited release of Basket Case, the feature debut of director Frank Henenlotter (Brain Damage, Frankenhooker). [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 02.26.18] thriller

Imagine for a moment that the suffering and misery of humanity adversely affects nature and the animal kingdom directly. I'm not talking global warming or the side effects of human growth and expansion but instead, a direct correlation between human violence and strange animal behavior. This is the question being explored by Keith and Jessica in They Remain. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 02.26.18] scifi thriller drama dystopic

HBO has been teasing us about their upcoming made-for-tv movie Fahrenheit 451 for some time, including a teaser trailer earlier this year, and they have now unleashed a slightly longer trailer featuring Michael B. Jordan's Guy Montag prominently. [Continue reading]

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