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Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.29.21] USA documentary


As she toppled records and took over music charts, two distinct groups emerged: those who appreciated the singer's raw, sometimes angry anthems that spoke both men and women (but largely women) and those who simply saw her as an angry young woman with no reason to be so pissed at the world. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.29.21] Mexico drama


In Sundown, we meet siblings Richard and Alice, a pair of well-to-do Brits on vacation in Acapulco. Their idyllic vacation is cut short by a telephone call: there's been a death in the family and they must return to the UK to deal with the funeral. At the airport, Richard can't find his passport so Alice and the kids go on ahead while Richard heads back to the hotel... [Continue reading]

David House [Film Festival 09.29.21] animation


This year's program includes over 110 feature films and 77 shorts from around the world. The narrative and documentary films include an Altered States program, a series of BC and Canadian films, a Gateway program featuring East Asian artists, and a Music/Arts and Design program. Programs will be presented in 8 theaters, including the Playhouse, the Rio, the newly re... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.28.21] Germany action thriller crime adventure

Uwe Boll has been flying under the radar lately. The director who made headlines by challenging Michael Bay to a boxing match has been quietly finishing his next film, which looks similar to his hit Rampage franchise but takes on a QAnon massacre. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.27.21] apocalyptic scifi horror action cult slasher thriller mystery adventure giallo grindhouse

From the mind of celebrated horror author Stephen King, the man behind such classic terror tales as The Shining, Carrie, and It, comes one of his most chilling offerings yet. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.27.21] post apocalyptic zombies apocalyptic scifi horror action thriller adventure

In this prequel to Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead, small-town bank teller Dieter gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime when a mysterious woman recruits him to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals, attempting to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes across Europe. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.27.21] post apocalyptic zombies apocalyptic horror action

The upcoming sequel to the hit zombie actioner Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead is fast coming and some images have emerged for Wyrmwood: Apocalypse that looks pretty darn wild. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Cathode Ray Mission 09.27.21] post apocalyptic apocalyptic scifi horror dystopic video game

The Last of Us creator, Neil Druckman shared the first official image from HBO's The Last of Us adaptation on Twitter. The series is an adaption of the award winning, post-apocalyptic video game franchise. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.23.21] horror

Searchlight Pictures and Beyond Fest announced today the World Premiere of Scott Cooper’s new horror thriller ANTLERS as the October 11th Closing Night selection of the 2021 Beyond Fest, presented in partnership with the American Cinematheque. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.23.21] post apocalyptic zombies apocalyptic horror action thriller adventure dystopic

In Gareth Carr's upcoming apocalypse thriller Life After Man, an infectious disease causing the dead to rise again has wiped out most of humanity. On a small outback farm in Australia, a young girl must protect her sister from more than just the dead. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.23.21] post apocalyptic apocalyptic scifi action thriller adventure

Ric Roman Waugh is returning to direct a follow-up to the apocalyptic disaster movie Greenland with original screenwriter Chris Sparling (Buried, ATM) on board to write the script. [Continue reading]



Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.22.21] scifi action adventure

Apple TV Plus has unveiled the trailer for Invasion, a sci-fi drama series from Simon Kinberg (X-Men, The Martian) and David Weil (Hunters, Solos) about aliens attacking Earth that is reminiscent of the Stephen Spielberg show Falling Skies. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.22.21] horror

Clocking in at over 3 hours long, the new documentary WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED explores the folk horror phenomenon from its beginnings in a trilogy of films – Michael Reeves’ Witchfinder General (1968), Piers Haggard’s Blood on Satan’s Claw (1971) and Robin Hardy’s The Wicker Man (1973) – through its proliferation on Britis... [Continue reading]

Simon Read [Celluloid 09.22.21] Canada comedy drama


Badass Canadian filmmaker Bruce LaBruce returns with his latest outre outing, Saint-Narcisse, the story of a young narcissist who discovers himself in more ways than one. In 1970s Quebec, Dominic (Felix-Antoine Duval) cares for his elderly grandmother and, in his spare time, obsesses over his good looks, taking polaroid selfies and flirting with his own reflection. ... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.21.21] United Kingdom horror


Real-life musician Annie Hardy, formerly of Giant Drag, plays an exaggerated version of herself: an "always on" streamer who spends most of her life in front of the camera for a show titled "Band Car" where she drives around improvising songs and raps for her captive audience. Tired of the lock-down restrictions in LA, she makes an unexpected trip to London, landing... [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.21.21] Spain thriller


And so The Daughter opens with police searching for a runaway all the while Irene is hiding out at Javier and his wife Adela's remote home. The couple continuously remind Irene that they're putting themselves in great danger by helping the teen and while at first the threats of going back to jail are effective, the further she gets into her pregnancy, the more defia... [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Film Festival 09.21.21] Canada thriller


Watts plays Amy, a mom who is dealing with typical mom things plus a few extra curve balls. When she leaves the house for her morning run, her teenage son Noah is still home, not feeling well enough to go to school. Amy's making and taking calls, doing the typical mom thing of multitasking when she gets an unexpected call from a family friend asking if she's heard f... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.21.21] apocalyptic cyberpunk scifi thriller dystopic

Yesterday we premiered the first trailer for the amazing looking post apocalyptic film FINCH by one of the best directors working Miguel Sapochink (Repo Men). Now take a look at his directorial debut, "The Dreamer" from 2000. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 09.20.21] scifi horror action cult thriller adventure

Vestron Video and Lionsgate Home Entertainment will bring to Blu-ray Francis Ford Coppola's Dementia 13 (1963), starring William Campbell, Luana Anders, Bart Patton, Mary Mitchel, and Patrick Magee. The release will be available for purchase on September 21. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.20.21] horror action cult fantasy crime western

A trio of mercenaries find themselves navigating a mysterious region of Senegal in Jean-Luc Herbulot’s dynamic genre-blending second feature. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.20.21] post apocalyptic apocalyptic cyberpunk scifi action drama adventure dystopic

The first trailer for Miguel Sapochnik's (Repo Men) new post-apocalyptic film, which will go exclusively to Apple, has debuted! [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [DVD News 09.19.21] post apocalyptic apocalyptic action thriller adventure

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced that it will release on Blu-ray Tim Fehlbaum's sci-fi thriller The Colony (2021), starring Nora Arnezeder, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Iain Glen, Sope Dirisu, and Joel Basman. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.17.21] horror

The next installment of Blumhouse’s Paranormal Activity franchise, Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin, will hit Paramount+ on October 29. It is directed by William Eubank whose past films include the amazing The Signal and Underwater. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.17.21] book scifi action adventure

Denis Villeneuve's (Blade Runner 2049) feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction classic novel DUNE is about the drop and we have a new behind the scenes video look at the sumptuous production. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.17.21] action

KATE has been getting a lot of buzz since it premiered on Netflix earlier this week. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.17.21] horror fantasy noir crime

In NIGHTMARE ALLEY, an ambitious carny (Bradley Cooper) with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who is even more dangerous than he is. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.17.21] scifi action adventure

AVATAR was released twelve years ago back in 2009 and AVATAR 2 is now scheduled for release in 2022. That is a crazy amount of time but so much has happened to movie technology since the first film came out that it makes me salivate thinking of what might be in store from James Cameron (ALIENS, Terminator). [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.16.21] scifi horror animation action cult adventure

Mayhem Film Festival returns this October with a feast of horror, sci-fi and cult titles from around the world and - after a quick sell-out of weekend passes in August - a limited number of additional passes for the weekend are now on sale.

We’re kicking off on Thursday 14 October with our previously announced opening film, behind-the-scenes documentary Alie... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.16.21] horror

We have our first look at the trailer for the fourth installment of the amazing V/H/S franchise, V/H/S/94, which will have it's premier at FantastiC Fest this year. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.16.21] scifi

Miguel Sapochnik's (Repo Men) new film which will go exclusively to Apple is set on a post-apocalyptic earth where a robot, built to protect the life of his creator's beloved dog, learns about life, love, friendship and what it means to be human. [Continue reading]

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