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John Connor [Celluloid 10.30.17] Australia post apocalyptic zombies horror

The first clip of Martin Freeman (The Hobbit) has appeared for the forthcoming UK zombie thriller, Cargo. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.30.17] action thriller crime

Nimrod Antal (Predators, Vacancy) hasn't been on my radar for a few years but I've always liked his films. His latest is about one of the most famous bank robbers in Hungary. A robber who drank whiskey before every robbing. That's my kind of robber. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.30.17] horror

Here's an early Halloween treat from IFC Midnight! Three separate teaser trailers for IFC Midnight's 2018 release GHOST STORIES, starring Andy Nyman and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit, Sherlock) and directed by Nyman and Jeremy Dyson (The League of Gentlemen), based on their play. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.27.17] horror

Curious what horror films to keep an eye out for? Well, the Toronto After Dark Film Festival has announce the Award Winners of its 12th Annual Edition. As is tradition at Toronto After Dark, the Jury were the fans themselves with over 5,000 votes cast by festival-goers to determine the best new horror, sci-fi and action movies from the around the world! [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.27.17] scifi horror action cult thriller adventure video game

I never played a lot of video games when I was younger, but one of the ones I did was Konami's Contra. I played it constantly, endlessly, for hours. I loved it. It, and Bad Dudes. Does anyone remember Bad Dudes? [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.26.17] scifi horror thriller adventure

As many of the local Canadian film festivals continue to stutter from year to year, relative newcomer, Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival, seems to be getting better year-over-year. The 8th edition of the festival returns to the hallowed hall of the Broadway Theatre from November 15th through 18th and this year’s lineup is the best yet, featuring a diverse select... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.26.17] fantasy crime

Some people are being shitty about Bright, but I think it looks like a really fun genre blender. The second trailer has dropped and while it's spoilery in terms of plot it makes me excited for December and reminds me of Alien Nation. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.26.17] horror

From the twisted mind that brought you the award winning short film Roid Rage comes an original creature-feature, All the Devils Are Here. The synth-fueled love-letter to 80’s and early 90’s B-movies from Bahamian filmmaker Ryan Lightbourn recently debuted on a wide range of digital outlets which means the film is available now! [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.26.17] Japan scifi horror action thriller

Produced by Toho Animation and Polygon Pictures, Godzilla: Planet of Monsters jumps forward into a future where humanity has been defeated by kaiju, led by Godzilla. With the planet out of their control, the remnants of humanity scour the universe for a new planet but unable to find a replacement for earth, they revert to Plan B: kill Godzilla and the rest of the kaij... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

rochefort [Celluloid 10.25.17] Republic of Korea action thriller martial arts

That’s the plot of La Femme Nikita, Luc Besson’s action thriller that put him on the map and continues to be a major influence on action films today. It is also the plot of The Villainess, director Byung-gil Jung’s everything-and-five-kitchen-sinks action pastiche. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

John Connor [DVD News 10.24.17] post apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller adventure

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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.23.17] thriller drama

One of the movies out of SXSW which has intrigued me the most is The Strange Ones. The full length adaptation of writer/director Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein's short film of the same name, the full length adaptation expands on the central idea of their short: a man and a boy traveling to an unnamed place with trouble following them wherever they go. [Continue reading]

Jason Widgington [Celluloid 10.23.17] horror

The film starts innocently enough, with seven friends enjoying some carefree time at a remote family country place, drinking and smoking pot and doing what young people do for fun nowadays. But when two of them go off alone to have a – ahem – romantic encounter, one of them sees an interesting board game and brings it back to the group. The ominous game of... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.23.17] horror

Actor-producer Mem Ferda has teamed up with fellow British actor-producer Simon Phillips and Director Paul Tanter to bring us the shocking holiday horror feature for the 2017, Once Upon A Time at Christmas! [Continue reading (3 comments)]

rochefort [Celluloid 10.22.17] horror thriller

The house is a gift to the couple from the backers of Josh’s research project, one in which he and his partner Thomas (Kyle Davis) hope to track the origins of a complex cosmic transmission using cross-referenced data from shortwave radios. As Josh and Thomas inch ever closer to the breakthrough that could prove to be an extraterrestrial welcome (and skyrocket ... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.19.17] thriller mystery

Camille Thoman's debut feature Never Here starts as a somewhat straight forward thriller in which a woman, Miranda, falls into a spiral of mystery when she thinks she recognizes one of the men in the line-up and starts to follow him. What begins as curiosity soon becomes her next art project before taking a turn for the weird. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.19.17] Canada post apocalyptic thriller

If you caught Jovanka Vuckovic's segment "The Box" in last year's female-driven horror anthology called XX you'll already be familiar with her work and are maybe even a fan. Well, good news! Vuckovic has started production on her first feature, a post-apocalyptic film called Riot Girls, set in 1995. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.18.17] post apocalyptic scifi action adventure

In the 1980's, when it came to post-apocalyptic android movies, no one made more than Albert Pyun. From Omega Doom (review), Knights (review) to my personal favorite Nemesis, this was a genre Pyun seemed to own, and Cyborg is like his Citizen Kane. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.18.17] action thriller adventure dystopic

The fourth film in the Death Race reboot started by Paul W.S. Anderson is coming out January 30, 2018. Titled Death Race: Beyond Anarchy [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.18.17] comedy thriller drama

Marianna Palka's approach to getting at how unappreciated mothers are is, to say the least, unconventional. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.18.17] Canada thriller drama

Though he's been a working actor for years, Jon Bernthal entered a new level of recognition when he starred as Shane Walsh in the first two seasons of "The Walking Dead." Since then, his career has been on fire and in addition to his TV roles, he's also taken on some interesting film jobs. Sweet Virginia (review) is one of those. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.18.17] book scifi music dystopic

The legacy of Eurythmics' embattled 1984 score, and the nasty public conflict that erupted over it at the time, has been well documented, so suffice it to say director Michael Radford famously hated it, calling it "crass rubbish" and even released a version of the film that excised it in favour of a more traditional score composed by Dominic Muldowney. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.17.17] Argentina thriller

Leonardo Sbaraglia stars as Joaquin, a paraplegic engineer who lives alone in a big house a couple of doors down from a bank. When he starts hearing noises from the house next door, he begins to use his endless amounts of free time to observe what the neighbours are up to and it quickly becomes apparent that they're planning a robbery via a tunnel that will come dir... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 10.17.17] drama

Moonee is a boisterous six-year-old who spends the days of her summer holiday hanging out with her friends Scooty and Jancey. The trio waste away their days the way we all used to, cruising the neighbourhood causing a little trouble, hanging out with other kids and basically staying out from the crack of dawn until the street lights come on. While this would have be... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.17.17] scifi action thriller adventure

We've got some big Samurai Jack fans in the ranks here so I'm sure this complete series set will bring a tear to a few eyes. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.13.17] action thriller adventure

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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.13.17] scifi horror thriller

Stranger Things returns to Netflix October 27. S U R V I V E's Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein are back to bring their synth sensibilities to the Season 2 soundtrack and the first track called “Walkin’ in Hawkins" has premiered. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 10.13.17] scifi

In brief: Rian Johnson, director or Looper and the upcoming Star Wars the Last Jedi talked to Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve on the latest edition of the podcast called "Director's Cut". [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Cathode Ray Mission 10.11.17] horror

Enter the chilling world of Castle Rock, the new Hulu Original drama series from Executive Producer J.J. Abrams (LOST, The Force Awakens) and the mind of Stephen King. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 10.11.17] scifi horror action thriller adventure

A few interesting titles are hitting shelves this week, including Edgar Wright's biggest hit to date, the quasi musical crime thriller, Baby Driver. Full of deep cuts, mind-blowing choreography and the best role for John Hamm since Mad Men, Baby Driver is a must see from this year whether it ended up satisfying your particular tastes or not. [Continue reading]

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