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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.19.17] action drama

Let me be perfectly honest: I love a good superhero movie but we don't talk about them here much because, let's face it, they tend to be cookie cutter affairs. Then you get the convoluted X-Men movies which never quite feel like the movies the Disney-Marvel team put out. They tend to be messier, more willing to take chances and far more fun to watch. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Cathode Ray Mission 01.17.17] zombies horror comedy

The first trailer for Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant's Netflix zombie series Santa Clarita Diet has been released. It looks pretty damn good and, hey, when Nathan Fillion makes an appearance, who can complain? [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [DVD News 01.17.17] scifi horror cult thriller

Due to rights legalities that have prevented the release of some of the films over the years, Region 1/A Phans have been waiting years for this day to come. With that, we're glad to report that Well Go USA will FINALLY release a Special Edition boxed set with all five Phantasm films. [Continue reading]

Manuel de Layet [Celluloid 01.16.17] action comedy thriller

That said, let's assess the damage. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.16.17] Australia experimental art arthouse avant-garde

German artist Julian Rosefeldt has been garnering acclaim for his work for a number of years but with his latest visual installation, he seems to have blurred and then crossed the line from the art world to the film world. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Bunker Blueprint 01.14.17]

Described as an 80's style flick in the spirit of Gremlins, you guessed it.. Popperz is looking for some dough. It's backed by a team of old school FX people who've already done plenty in the industry. Check out the video below. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 01.13.17] horror comedy

Indican Pictures have given us the first look at their new trailer and key art for Massacre on Aisle 12, a horror comedy from directors Jim Klock and William Mark McCullough. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.12.17] drama

Claire is a successful mathematics professor with a happy home life. She's married to Paul, an equally successful biology professor who works at the same university. The pair has a well adjusted young son who spends a lot of his free time knitting. For a few years Paul has been training for hikes where he goes into the woods with minimal supplies and survives by liv... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.12.17] post apocalyptic

Writer/director Mike Le Han has signed on to direct Merciful, a post-apocalyptic thriller written by Brian Scully whose script Counterpoint landed him on the 2012 hit list. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 01.12.17] Germany post apocalyptic zombies horror webseries

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John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 01.12.17] scifi horror thriller

The new anthology series Dark/Web is wrapping production this month and some images from the show are making their way online. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.12.17] United Kingdom scifi thriller

I like unconventional superhero stories and Adam Randall's new movie certainly looks like it fits the bill - I just wish it had a better title. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.12.17] France horror

We've been hearing raves about Julia Ducournau's RAW since the film first made its debut at Cannes, wowing nearly everyone who saw it. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 01.12.17]

We can't find anything on this but it's been posited that it's from the man himself.. Shane Carruth. If so, I'm excited considering Upstream Color is my favorite film of all time. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.12.17] scifi thriller

Dagen Merrill's latest movie has gone by a lot of names since we first heard about it last year. Once known as Half Life and then Deep Burial, the sci-fi thriller has been re-titled Atomica and with the shiny new name comes some release news. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 01.11.17] horror

As a huge fan of all of these directors, and anthologies in general, I'm really interested in XX the new all-female helmed horror anthology featuring four dark tales written and directed by fiercely talented women. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.10.17] United Kingdom scifi thriller

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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.09.17] United Kingdom horror

One of the most interesting looking and sounding titles from last year's Fantastic Fest was Liam Gavin's A Dark Song (review) which our very own Rochefort praised as "distinct and refreshing." [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.09.17] Japan cyberpunk scifi action

Think what you will about the upcoming remake of Ghost in the Shell (trailer), I for one am looking forward to a live-action version of the movie, the truth remains that Mamoru Oshii's original vision will never disappear and we can revisit it whenever we'd like - occasionally even on the big screen! [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 01.09.17] horror comedy

Victor Fresco's new show could either be a total winner or a complete failure but one thing is for certain: he gets full props for coming up with a concept that is not only funny but has built genius marketing potential of which Netflix is taking full advantage. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 01.08.17] scifi action

We missed it the first time around so here it is in all it's horrible, horrible glory. This is a sequel to Corman's Death Race 2000 and guess who's in it? Malcolm McDowell. He's becoming the new Kevin Bacon. Do we really even need a plot? [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 01.07.17] comedy

Yorgos Lanthimos, the man behind Dogtooth (and the lesser films The Lobster and Alps), is set to direct a dark comedy for AMC which Kirsten Dunst will be headlining. Dunst will be playing a "scheming water park employee" who "lies, schemes, and cons her way up the ranks of Founders American Merchandise - the cultish, flag-waving, multi-billion dollar pyramid scheme th... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.06.17] scifi horror

We are sorely behind sharing all the great Alien: Covenant material that's been hitting the web recently, so I'm rectifying that by posting it all here. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Cathode Ray Mission 01.05.17] vampires

The last time we touched on Anne Rice's "The Vampire Chronicles" was back in 2014 when it was announced that Rice had sold the entire oeuvre to Universal but in the years since that announcement, nothing has come of the sale and in late November, Rice reclaimed full rights to her work and announced that she had new plans for her vampires: TV. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 01.05.17] United Kingdom post apocalyptic zombies scifi thriller drama

One of the highlights of last year's festival film viewing was watching The Girl with All the Gifts stunning a sold out audience. The post-screening reaction was one of incredulity and chief among the things everyone seemed to agree on, besides the fact that this is by far the best zombie anything in some time, was that the movie's young starlet Sennia Nanua is down-r... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 01.04.17] post apocalyptic horror thriller

XLrator Media has acquired North American distribution rights to the post-apocalyptic horror-thriller Drifter starring Drew Harwood, Aria Emory, James McCabe, Monique Rosario, Rebecca Fraiser and Anthony Ficco. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 01.03.17] post apocalyptic apocalyptic thriller

The post-apocalyptic Go North is the narrative debut of Emmy-nominated documentarian Matt Ogens (Meet the Hitlers) and was Executive Produced by Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, Rats). [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 12.29.16] Canada horror comedy

In a neat twist on the anthology format that has made quite a comeback in recent years, with films like V/H/S, The ABCs of Death, and Tales of Halloween being popular among genre fans, Late Night Double Feature plays out as a low budget horror show hosted by the washed up and alcoholic Dr. Nasty, who screens two movies for his viewers, "Dinner For Monsters" and "Sli... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 12.26.16] scifi action thriller

A key scene from Beyond Skyline, the sequel to Colin and Greg Strause's original alien invasion film, jus leaked on Christmas day. Featuring a number of tentacled monsters doing battle with insurgents it features some well integrated special FX, perhaps not surprising as the film is the debut of FX wizard, writer/director Liam O'Donnell. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 12.23.16] post apocalyptic zombies thriller adventure

Regardless of what anyone says, 2016 was a really good year at the movies. The Hollywood offerings may have been disappointments though they generally are so that shouldn't come as too much of a surprise, but there were still a good deal of great releases this year. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

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