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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.19.18] horror thriller

Kidnapped by an inventor who uses her as a test subject to perfect his robotic AI, a street-smart young woman (Maika Monroe) tries to escape a high-tech, smart home, prison. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.14.18] horror

Death wants some Face Time. From the Producer of Get Out, The Purge, and Happy Death Day comes Unfriended: Dark Web. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.14.18] horror

The Conjuring universe continues to grow with the next film, The Nun. If you saw James Wan's The Conjuring 2 you'll remember said nun as easily the scariest thing in that film. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 06.12.18] United Kingdom horror

Writer/director Aislinn Clarke has worked in theatre and made a couple of short films but her debut feature is bound to get her some attention; The Devil's Doorway looks downright great. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.06.18] book scifi

I'm currently reading an advance copy of Alex White's upcoming sci-fi novel, "A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe" (humble brag) and I'm really digging it. A true genre bender of a space opera, it introduces a unique magic system into what would otherwise be a grounded sci-fi tale about a ragtag team of fortune hunters. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.06.18] Australia post apocalyptic scifi

Saban Films have released a new trailer and poster for their upcoming release of alien invasion film Occupation. The film is written and directed by Luke Sparke. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.06.18] horror

Kurt Knight's period horror film The Appearance, will have its World Premiere at Cinepocalypse on Wednesday, June 27th in Chicago. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Book News 06.05.18] post apocalyptic apocalyptic

We've covered the film adaptation of Manuel de Pedrolo’s widely acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel, "Typescript of the Second Origin" many times in the past, but one of the issues with the book is that it was never available in English. Well, it seems that's changed. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.05.18] post apocalyptic scifi steampunk

Thousands of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, humankind has adapted and a new way of living has evolved. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.05.18] post apocalyptic scifi

There's no question that, at its worst, social media divides people. But at its best it brings people together over common interests who may otherwise may have never met. It's how all of us here at Quiet Earth came together for instance, and how I met Evan, a post-apocalyptic enthusiast who has been sharing his passion for the genre for years online. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 06.04.18] thriller

Try not to laugh or roll your eyes too hard as you read what Big Legend is about: Bigfoot. Yes, it's true, writer/director Justin Lee's new movie is about Bigfoot but he also seems to be taking a new approach to the legend because this trailer features some serous thriller vibes. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 06.04.18] drama crime biopic

We'll forgive you if you thought that Matthew McConaughey is the main character in White Boy Rick. In fact, McConaughey is playing second fiddle to Richie Merritt who plays the Rick in the title of Yann Demange's latest thriller. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.04.18] horror

The first trailer for the remake of Dario Argento's horror masterwork, Suspiria has premiered. We've been hearing about this remake for about 10 years now so it's crazy to think it's finally here. What is also crazy, is how much I like the look of this. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.04.18] cyberpunk scifi dystopic biopunk

If you haven't checked out the latest streaming service Blackpills, now's the time. It's free and not only do they have a Luc Besson assassin show on there called Playground, but their new sci-fi anthology Future Sex looks incredible. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.31.18] horror comedy

A big hit when it premiered at SXSW, Juuso Laatio and Jukka Vidgren's Finnish horror comedy, Heavy Trip, has landed a great distro deal that will bring the film stateside. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.31.18] post apocalyptic thriller drama

Good morning, PA fans. Details have finally come in for Kino's blu-ray release of the classic post-apocalyptic television special The Day After. Next to Threads and Survivors, this is one of the more harrowing, realistic looks at nuclear annihilation. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.28.18] cyberpunk scifi action thriller adventure dystopic

GUYS! Jee-Woon Kim, the Korean director of I Saw the Devil, and The Good the Bad and the Weird has a new live-action of adaptation of of Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade. I don't know if it's a remake of Hiroyuki Okiura's 1999 anime or more faithful to the manga but with Kim in the director's chair it should be pretty good. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.25.18] thriller drama war

In April and May of 1940, the Soviet Union carried out the mass murder of Polish military officers. Originally covered up and blamed on Nazi soldiers, it wasn't until the 1990s when Russia first admitted to the crime which ended with 22,000 officers buried in mass graves in the Katyn forest. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.25.18] Russia scifi action thriller adventure

"A video game designer is stripped of his identity and recruited by a mysterious force to be the gatekeeper of a multi-dimensional portal." in this epic Russian sci-fi film. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 05.24.18] United Kingdom drama biography

Over the years, the story of Frankenstein has taken on many varied film incarnations and occasionally there has been mention of the woman behind the monster but in Mary Shelley, we have the first real attempt to delve into the life of the writer, to mixed results. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.24.18] western

Based on Patrick DeWitt’s terse, violent and irreverent novel of the same name, The Sisters Brothers revolves around the colorfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm (Jake Gyllenhaal), who’s being pursued across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters (John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix)... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.24.18] Canada post apocalyptic scifi thriller

The Vault is a Canadian post-apocalyptic sci-Fi web series about a ragtag group of survivors forced to live in an underground military base known as "The Vault". [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.23.18] scifi thriller

An impressive trailer for an indie space thriller called Solis has emerged prior to its bow at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. The film looks like a thrilling claustrophobic exercise overall with a real-time ticking clock. Add to that good acting and some great home-grown model work and Solis becomes a flick to watch out for. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 05.22.18] action thriller adventure

Monarch Home Entertainment is set to release Joshua Caldwell’s actioner Negative on DVD today. From Meyenbauer Entertainment, the film pits an MI5 agent against a cartel of kidnappers and a lone photographer is caught between both groups of armed killers. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.22.18] China scifi thriller

Sarah Bolger (Emelie, A Good Woman is Hard to Find) stars as an A.I. in a new Chinese sci-fi thriller called 2036 The actress recently shared the film's first trailer, which you can watch below. [Continue reading]

Manuel de Layet [Celluloid 05.18.18] Brazil drama

Turns out I will never know. For the first time, despite the usual sense of duty pertaining to attending any Cannes screening to the very end, I actually walked out. [Continue reading]

Manuel de Layet [Celluloid 05.18.18] Sweden thriller fantasy romance

As you have obviously guessed given the introductory quote Border based on a short story by John - "Let the Right One In" - Lindqvist, is another meditation on the influence of nature and nurture in the construction of the self and our relation with the world through the distorting lens of fantastic realism. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.17.18] post apocalyptic scifi thriller

Going through the Cinecpocalypse line-up one film caught my eye. It’s a new PA film called The Domestics which the fest describes as "Mad Max meets The Purge" and an "absolutely savage survival love story". [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Film Festival 05.17.18] post apocalyptic scifi horror action cult thriller crime adventure

A full line-up has been released for Chicago's CINEPOCALYPSE film festival, which will take place June 21 - 28 at the Music Box Theatre. The Midwest’s largest gathering of genre films and fans, the festival’s organizers are proud to have Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson and screenwriter C. Robert Cargill as Co-Presidents of their 2018 Feature Film ... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 05.17.18] cyberpunk scifi action thriller kungfu

Jackie Chan is a legend who needs no introduction, but you may not be aware of some of the crazy movies he's been doing lately. Bleeding Steel is the latest. [Continue reading]

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