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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.19.18] Canada thriller dystopic

One of the projects I'm most excited to see this autumn is writer/director Danishka Esterhazy's latest tale of horror and woe: Level 16. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.19.18] cyberpunk scifi thriller adventure

Keanu Reeves is back in another cyberpunk movie called Replicas. We first reported on the film last year with a previous trailer, but since then the film has reportedly been undergoing some changes and this new trailer has emerged in quite a different form. Watch both if you can. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.19.18] Canada thriller

Writer/director Michael Peterson's feature film debut Lloyd the Conqueror made a bit of a splash in its festival run a few years ago and now the director is back with a tale which is far darker than and menacing than that film ever was: Knuckleball. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 09.19.18] scifi horror thriller

In the latest adaptation of Ray Bradbury's classic dystopian novel, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman... and begins to rebel against society. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.17.18] scifi thriller western adventure dystopic

Explore uncharted territory on the hunt for intergalactic treasures with the premiere of sci-fi western Prospect launching November 2 exclusively in Regal theaters nationwide from Gunpowder & Sky’s sci-fi label DUST. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.14.18] horror action drama

Mandy stars Nicholas Cage and Andrea Riseborough as Red and Mandy respectively, a couple living a low key, charmed sort of existence. The pair work but their joy in life comes from the time they spend together. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.14.18] comedy

What could be better than house-sitting a fabulous rent controlled apartment in New York City for the summer and hosting parties for all of your friends? How about a winning lottery ticket to help finance those summer parties? But when the ticket goes missing, a brother and sister become consumed with investigating a mysterious woman they suspect has stolen their winn... [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.14.18] Sweden scifi

Aniara is a Swedish sci-fi film that was completely off my radar until it premiered at TIFF today. The early buzz is strong enough that I'm completely intrigued. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.14.18] Italy thriller mystery giallo grindhouse avant-garde

Abrakadabra, directed by brothers Luciano and Nicolás Onetti, will have its world premiere at the upcoming SITGES Film Festival in October where it will compete in the “Panorama Fantàstic” and “Blood Window” categories.

Abrakadabra was one of seven films selected to participate in the "Upcoming Fantastic Films" section at CANN... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 09.14.18] horror thriller

Cynthia is a horror comedy from the mind of "Girls and Corpses" magazine creator Robert Rhine. In the film, a desperate mother gives birth to the most hideous child ever imagined. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.11.18] scifi horror action thriller adventure

Four decades into an already legendary career, Terrence Malick realized his most rapturous vision to date, tracing a story of childhood, wonder, and grief to the outer limits of time and space. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.10.18] horror

It's likely not a new thing but today was the first time I heard of "haunted entertainment attractions" which are basically events where people go to themselves scared silly. Of course, it was only time before someone made a horror movie about it. Enter Extremity. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.06.18] post apocalyptic scifi horror thriller

The Outer Wild is billed as a post-apocalyptic western but it's also got a healthy dose of the supernatural which gives it a pretty interesting vibe overall. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.04.18] post apocalyptic drama

In a month chalk full of great releases, I Think We're Alone Now is perhaps the one I'm most excited about (we'll get to Mandy later). [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.04.18] post apocalyptic horror

We've been tracking the career of Mathieu Turi since we debuted his first short post-apocalyptic film Sons of Chaos nearly ten years ago. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.30.18]

The Vancouver International Film Festival is getting set to kick off their 37th edition. The festival, which runs September 27 to October 12, has long been a staple for Vancouver cinephiles and really, west coasters. With its two week run and multiple venues, the festival always brings an assortment of prestige titles and award winners, combined with a wide range of C... [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.30.18] scifi

A teenaged girl struggles with newfound powers after coming into contact with a possible UFO in At First Light, the second feature from south African director Jason Stone (The Calling). [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.30.18] action thriller

Action thriller Jet Trash is coming to home entertainment platforms this September. This dramatic title, starring Sofia Boutella (The Mummy,) and Robert Sheehan (Geostorm), has already had a successful limited theatrical run, playing in seventeen cities. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.29.18]

Beyond Fest, which this year runs September 27 to October 4, won't be announcing their full slate of films for 2018 until September 4 but the festival is rocking the movie news world today with a major announcement they are calling "Cronenberg with Cronenberg: A Retrospective of the New Flesh." [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.29.18] post apocalyptic thriller

If indie thrillers with big ideas are your thing, you won't be disappointed by Nathaniel Atcheson's Domain (review). [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.28.18] drama mystery

Over the years, I've seen, heard and read about many a strange occurrence (thanks "Coast to Coast"), but there's always some other unexplainable thing around the corner and today I learned about another one: the Zone of Silence which also happens to be at the centre of Lorena Villarreal's Silencio. [Continue reading]

Christopher Webster [Celluloid 08.28.18] horror thriller

Mathieu Turi, director of the post-apocalyptic film Hostile (which releases Sept. 4) is already hard at work on his next film, the intriguing sounding thriller, Meander. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.28.18] United Kingdom scifi horror

A decade ago, Johnny Kevorkian's impressed us with the release of his feature film debut The Disappeared (review) and now the director has returned with another frightening vision: Await Further Instructions. [Continue reading (1 comment)]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.28.18] France post apocalyptic

We've been keeping an eye on Mathieu Turi's much anticipated post-apocalyptic thriller Hostile for some time. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.28.18] horror thriller

We've been pretty impressed with what we've seen so far from Luca Guadagnino's remake of Suspiria. The first trailer showed that Guadagnino was paying homage to Dario Argento's classic but it also had a new feel, even in its period trappings. [Continue reading]

John Connor [DVD News 08.28.18] scifi horror action thriller

Release of the week is definitely Upgrade is a thrilling and hyper violent vision of the future from the producers of Get Out and The Purge, and the creator of Saw and Insidious. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.24.18] United Kingdom horror drama

One of the most interesting titles to come from this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival is writer/director Matthew Holness' Possum. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.22.18]

With less than a month to go before Fantastic Fest 2018 launches, the programming announcements are coming fast and furious. [Continue reading]

John Connor [Celluloid 08.22.18] scifi horror thriller

Season 8 of AMC's The Walking Dead debuts today on Blu-ray and DVD. [Continue reading]

Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.21.18] Turkey horror

I was rather under whelmed by the storytelling in Can Evrenol's Baskin (review) and though the movie certainly pushed the boundaries of shock horror, it didn't have much in the way of staying power. [Continue reading]

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