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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.04.18] drama mystery

We sometimes hear about actors getting so deep into character that they temporarily lose themselves but what does that look like (beyond the gossip headlines)? Writer/director Josephine Decker explores that notion in her sophomore effort Madeline's Madeline. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 07.04.18] scifi action

In the world of boring movie titles, it's doesn't get any more boring than UFO but it's also a concise description of what Ryan Eslinger's new movie is about: an unidentified flying object. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

Simon Read [Celluloid 07.04.18] United Kingdom action comedy

Aneurin Barnard plays William, a depressed young man who has attempted (and failed at) suicide so many times that he's decided to write a book on the subject. When his writing is discovered by publishing editor Ellie (Freya Mavor) and the two begin a furtive courtship, it looks like William's life is about to get better. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 07.04.18] France thriller mystery

The film takes place in 1932, at the theatre's popular peak during the inter-war period. The average was two audience faintings per show, and spectators were given buckets on arrival in case of sudden vomiting. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 07.03.18] scifi horror thriller adventure

Buckle up blu-ray fans, we have a lot of new releases this week. First up is Another Wolfcop the sequel to, you guessed it, Wolfcop. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Simon Read [Celluloid 07.02.18] United Kingdom scifi thriller

If someone pitched me that idea in a production meeting I'd be interested, and if you've seen the trailer to this film it definitely looks like a white-knuckle thrill-ride, but Solis manages somehow to disappoint - and it's all in the writing. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.29.18] post apocalyptic scifi horror thriller adventure

Legendary Entertainment has picked up the rights to the post-apocalyptic comic book series "Animosity", a survival series about a girl who must survive in a world where animals suddenly get the power of speech and conciousness. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.28.18] horror thriller

When a hacker releases the browser history of everyone in a small town in Salem, Massachusetts things get pretty graphic, real quick in Sam Levinson's violent and provacative midnighter. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.28.18] horror cult thriller fantasy avant-garde

Thank god for Elijah Wood and SpectreVision without who I don't think Panos Cosmatos' new psychotropic horror film, Mandy, would exist. The film, starring Nicolas Cage looks like a dark psych nightmare straight out of the 70s satan exploitation days and I cannot wait to check it out in HD glory. [Continue reading (2 comments)]

John Connor [Celluloid 06.26.18] scifi horror action thriller

20th Century Fox has released a new red band trailer and the official poster for THE PREDATOR. Directed by Shane Black, the film stars Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Alfie Allen, Thomas Jane, Augusto Aguilera, Jake Busey and Yvonne Strahovski. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 06.25.18] horror drama

The plot involves a disgraced, brow-beaten puppeteer named Philip (Sean Harris), who returns to his abandoned and dilapidated childhood home to make peace with his past, and to destroy his grotesque puppet, 'Possum', which he carries around in a brown leather holdall. Neither of these tasks proves easy. [Continue reading]

Manuel de Layet [Celluloid 06.25.18] thriller

From cave painting to present day, the harsh realities of survival against an indifferently hostile universe do speak to us on a visceral level. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 06.25.18] horror

Despite spirited performances from the young cast, some slick direction from Egerton, and lots off quick-fire gags, the film ultimately struggles make much of an impact. The overall impression is one of a kid in the playground who really wants to be your best friend, but in the process comes across as desperate and annoying. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 06.25.18] horror thriller drama

Robert (Noah Carson) is a teenager living in a small English town, the kind of place where the 1970s never really went away, all abandoned factories and prefabricated Vic Hallam houses and schools. His mother is a fanatical evangelical Christian, his father a passive and ineffectual shadow, while Robert himself is quiet, shy and naive. This family have a lot of tense ... [Continue reading]

Manuel de Layet [Cathode Ray Mission 06.25.18] scifi dystopic

The script is a rickety hodge-podge of Ray Bradbury’s novel, the Truffaut adaptation, Huxley's "Brave New World", Orwell's ""1984 and, sadly, just in case they weren’t laying it thick enough and we needed an inception level of dystopia, Equilibrium. All the tropes, all the time, squared. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.22.18] horror thriller history

Director John Fallon (The Shelter) is teaming up with actors Paul Sloan (Vigilante Diaries, I am Wrath) and Mark Lawson (One Life to Live) on a Crusades era thriller called Heretic. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.22.18] post apocalyptic thriller

A trailer has appeared for David M. Rosenthal's post-apocalyptic film, How it Ends. The film will premier on Netflix on July 13. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.21.18] post apocalyptic horror thriller

The first trailer has appeared for Orion Classic's The Domestics, a shocking new post-apocalyptic thriller that's got something of a Purge vibe to it. [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 06.21.18] mystery

Cho plays David Kim, a widower whose wife Pamela has recently passed away following a battle with lymphatic cancer. On the surface his teenage daughter Margot appears to be coping relatively well with their loss, but when she disappears without a trace her father begins to discover dark secrets about her private life. Along with a helpful police detective (Debra Messi... [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 06.21.18] United Kingdom scifi

If this set-up (explained in gritty voiceover, naturally) sounds at all familiar, that's because it's been done to death a hundred times before, and better, but while writer/director Paul Raschid's sci-fi horror White Chamber may not be original, or even make much sense, nor even be 'good' or 'well-made', it is... well, it exists, and I'm here to write about it. [Continue reading]

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]

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