Way back in December of 2013 we highlighted a short film titled Kung Fury as part of our Kickstart Sunday feature, and today the film has officially been released on YouTube for free as promised. This 30-minute short, a glorious
Making its west coast premiere at this year’s Dances with Films Festival, a new trailer has been released for Soledad from directors Eduardo Maytorena and Wayne Mitchell. The film stars Jesse Celedon as a limo driver who protects a young girl (Montanna Gillis) from
A new restricted trailer has been released for the upcoming action-comedy American Ultra, which stars Jesse Eisenberg as a stoner who turns out to be a government sleeper cell who gets reactivated and must save himself and his girlfriend, played by Kristen
Here we have an exclusive clip from the upcoming documentary You See Me, produced and directed by Linda Brown and making its world premiere at this year’s Dances With Films Festival in Los Angeles. In the film, Brown compiles photos, Super 8 and
Often narrative films will strive to convey a realistic approach to storytelling, drawing inspiration from real-life scenarios and using non-actors to bring the viewer a documentary-like experience.
In Heaven Knows What, directors Ben and Joshua Safdie blur the lines between narrative and documentary even more by crafting a film based on the life of a young homeless girl named Arielle Holmes and then having her star in the movie as herself. This alone makes the film instantly more compelling to watch and greatly compounds the impact of Arielle’s tragic life, making this a movie you will never forget.
A new trailer for the upcoming Kevin Bacon-starring thriller Cop Car has been released. The film features Bacon as a sheriff whose car gets stolen by two kids looking to have some fun, played by James Freedson-Jackson and Hays Wellford, which leads to some violent results.
One of the more fun films I saw at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival was Benni Diez‘s horror-comedy Stung, in which a garden party gets attacked by giant killer wasps. The film stars Matt O’Leary, Jessica Cook, Clifton Collins Jr., and Lance Henriksen. As
A24 released the first trailer for The End of the Tour, starring Jesse Eisenberg as Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky as he follows author David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) at the end of the book tour for Infinite Jest. The film is directed by James
A new trailer and poster have been released for Jason Banker‘s upcoming psychological drama Felt, starring Amy Everson, Kentucker Audley, Ryan Creighton, Elisabeth Ferrara, and Roxanne Lauren Knouse. In the film Everson plays herself, an artist struggling to cope with a past sexual
Alcon Entertainment has released the first trailer for the upcoming Point Break remake, starring Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone, Teresa Palmer, and Delroy Lindo. The film, much like the 1991 original starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze, revolves around an FBI agent going undercover
In some potentially awesome (or potentially disastrous) news, THR reported today that Robert Rodriguez has signed on to direct the Johnny Quest movie for Warner Bros. based on the Black List script from Dan Mazeau. As an
A new trailer for the Sundance hit Diary of a Teenage Girl has been released, which stars Bel Powley as a teenager growing up in ’70s San Francisco. The film, directed by Marielle Heller, also stars Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni, andAlexander Skårsgard, and
This week, Adam and Kevin review Claudia Llosa's Aloft and Collin Schiffli's Animals before getting director Calvin Lee Reeder (The Oregonian, The Rambler) back on the show to talk about two shorts he's working on (as well as a surprise announcement). Other films discussed include Polytechnique, Tomorrowland,Girlhood, Chappie, A Zed & Two Noughts, and Massacre Gun.
Thanatos, Drunk is a fairly straightforward narrative, a slice of life excursion through the nightclubs and narrow back-alleys of Taiwan. Underneath the fairly mundane day-to-day activities that comprise the surface level plotline lays an elaborate tapestry of emotional entanglements as guilt, pain, love and indifference wrestle within everyone day and night. All matter of existential struggles present themselves throughout the languid days, every new development or occurrence is yet another thread added to the complexities of the interconnected web being woven until everything, inevitably, comes to a head, unraveling all around those involved.