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John Connor [Celluloid 10.03.19] thriller

Busted Knuckle Productions is one step closer to releasing its latest production - The Madness Within. Very much a thriller, The Madness Within has been written and directed by Hunter G. Williams. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.03.19] post apocalyptic apocalyptic book scifi horror

M.R. Carey is the author of the amazing zombie tale The Girl With All the Gifts (the movie was pretty great, too!). Well, fans of his will be happy to hear that the debut book in his new post-apocalyptic trilogy, The Book of Koli is coming April 14, 2020. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.02.19] thriller drama documentary

And so, it is rather unfortunate that such a great and talented artist doesn't get a better film about her life and work. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.01.19] drama

Written, directed, shot, and edited by Phillip Youmans, Burning Cane tells the story of two men dealing with grief in similar ways: by drinking. In one story there is Pierce who plays a pastor who drowns his sorrows in drink, and in the other is Daniel (Dominique McClellan), an unemployed father who spends his days drinking and looking after his young son. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.01.19] Austria horror thriller drama

For the most part, consumers keep a watchful eye on how the food we consume is altered but in the case of Austrian auteur Jessica Hausner's English language debut Little Joe, the story unfolds in the world of genetically altered flowers and while the idea of humanity wanting to alter flowers is pretty low on the list of things that the film tackles, it's certainly the... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 10.01.19] post apocalyptic scifi horror

After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil. [Continue reading (4 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 10.01.19] documentary

In Trust Machine, Winter takes on blockchain; providing an easily digestible history of the underlying technology of bitcoin, before exploring various ways in which that same technology is being applied and used by a variety of different groups to help with everything from running grocery stores in refugee camps and providing identification for refugees moving acros... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.30.19] post apocalyptic apocalyptic scifi horror action dieselpunk

The first trailer for the BBCs new adaptation of H.G. Wells War of the Worlds. The coolest thing about this new adaptation is that they're going back to the period in which it was originally set. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

David House [Celluloid 09.30.19] drama crime

In Cuck we meet Ronnie; a pathetic dreamer, unemployed, angry, and resentful of immigrants and asylum seekers. Wishing to follow in his father's footsteps, he attempts to enter the military but fails to pass the psych evaluation. He still lives with his mother, who is sick and homebound. He slams doors and retreats to his room where he vents his frustrations online ... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.29.19] Spain scifi fantasy

Directed by Spanish writer, director and costume designer Alice Waddington, Paradise Hills stars Emma Roberts as Uma, a young woman who wakes up in an unfamiliar room with no memory of how she arrived there. The explanation that follows is grim: her mother, a society woman with money troubles, is attempting to marry her daughter into another upper class family in an... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.27.19] thriller drama

GLOBAL DIGITAL RELEASING has acquired the worldwide rights to Edward Varnie’s domestic violence drama, RELEASE. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Celluloid 09.26.19] Germany scifi experimental

Wow! This trippy, fully shot on green screen scifi feature has been a long time coming. We reported on this waaaayyyy back in 2011 and the film is finally finished and will have it's world premier at the Montreal Festival du nouveau Cinema in October. Check out the trailer below! [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.25.19] scifi dystopic

In a future dystopia, prisoners housed in vertically stacked cells watch hungrily as food descends from above, feeding the upper tiers, but leaving those below ravenous and radicalized. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.25.19] scifi

In this great sci-fi short film by Will Welles, an abandoned robot awakens alone in a junkyard. He travels home, to his creator's ranch, to see if the love he feels is returned. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.25.19]

The 38th annual Vancouver International Film Festival, which kicks off tomorrow, September 26 and runs to October 11, is one of the largest film festivals in North America comprising of everything from film screenings to masterclasses and with 300+ events, there's a little something for everyone. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.24.19] thriller crime

Can you remember the last time you were actually looking forward to an Adam Sandler movie? Not only can I not remember that time but it's been nearly 20 years since I've seen a Sandler-led movie that I actually saw never-mind liked. The Safdie Brothers have changed all of that with Uncut Gems. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Simon Read [Celluloid 09.19.19] Japan zombies comedy

The film opens with a single, unbroken shot lasting 37 minutes, an astonishing and audacious feat in itself. This scene concerns the crew of a decidedly unremarkable zombie b-movie shooting in an abandoned water treatment facility, as they are suddenly attacked by real zombies, the psychotic director having conjured these ghouls in an effort to add some unexpected r... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.18.19] horror cult thriller

For his first studio picture, filth maestro John Waters took advantage of his biggest budget yet to allow his muse Divine to sink his teeth into a role unlike any he had played before: Baltimore housewife Francine Fishpaw. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.18.19] horror

Some places have a mind of their own... Based on the novella by Stephen King and Joe Hill, when siblings Becky and Cal hear the cries of a young boy lost within a field of tall grass, they venture in to rescue him, only to become ensnared themselves by a sinister force that quickly disorients and separates them. Cut off from the world and unable to escape the field&rs... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 09.18.19] post apocalyptic

playing a principal in Daybreak, a new teen-centric Netflix series about a group of students who band together to survive a post-apocalyptic, Mad Max-style future. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.17.19] post apocalyptic scifi

Here's a weird one: A new apocalyptic, interactive series will debut on the popular dating app, Tinder in October. Wut? [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.16.19] scifi action thriller

Writer/director Jim Mickle is returning to film in a big way after a short stint on the television front and In the Shadow of the Moon, the first project he's directing which he didn't also write, looks like even more of a step-up than Cold in July (review). [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 09.11.19] scifi horror action thriller adventure

In this third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick (Keane Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on- his headand an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail.. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 09.10.19] post apocalyptic scifi thriller

In the far future, a virus has decimated humankind and those who survived emerged blind. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.10.19] thriller drama

Writer/director Rob Lambert has long been fascinated by stories that delve deep into the human condition and for his feature film debut Cuck, he's not straying far from his previous work. [Continue reading (3 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.09.19] scifi horror

Australian director and famed madman Richard Stanley (Hardware, Dust Devil) is back with an psychedelic adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's classic horror short story, Color out of Space. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.05.19] horror

Listen. I think I know how you feel. The last thing you want to see is yet another remake of the slasher classic Black Christmas but just stick with me for a minute because this new iteration of the story is not exactly what you might expect. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.05.19] scifi horror action thriller adventure

Everybody's welcome at Ma's! But good luck getting home safe. Sue Ann (Oscar winner Octavia Spencer) is a lonely woman who keeps to herself in a quiet Ohio town. [Continue reading]

quietearth [Cathode Ray Mission 09.05.19] Japan scifi horror animation

For those who missed the excellent J-Horror film Spiral (Uzumaki), you better get on it. Based on the manga by Junji Ito, the story revolves around a towns inhabitants being tormented by spirals. Now Adult Swim/Toonami is adapting it into a 4 part series and there's a short teaser below. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 09.04.19] horror comedy

Hayley Griffith plays Sam, a pizza delivery girl who can't catch a break. After a disappointing first day on the job, she's tasked with delivering an order to the upscale neighbourhood of Mill Basin; anticipating a hefty tip, she gets far more than she bargained for. Within the McMansions of this eerie suburban paradise, a coven of sadistic yuppie witches led by Reb... [Continue reading]

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