Hwayi 7

Fantasia Fest 2014: HWAYI: A MONSTER BOY Review

It's been a decade since South Korean writer/director Jang Joon-hwan's debut feature, Save the Green Planet!, an amalgamation of almost every genre swirling around a mentally unstable central character affected by his traumatized past; while, Hwayi: A Monster Boy plays out like a typical action film, the central character's storyline possesses a number of similarities with that of Save the Green Planet! as Hwayi (Yeo Jin-gu) struggles to cope with his own trauma-filled past while slowly uncovering the sinister secrets behind his upbringing.

Suburban-Gothic 6.5

Fantasia Fest 2014: SUBURBAN GOTHIC Review

Suburban Gothic is the sophomore feature for writer-director Richard Bates Jr., and although the tone is decidedly different than his first film, Excision, the unique visual style is much the same. Favoring comedic antics and funny dialogue over gore, this is a lighter horror film, but still manages to be a fun and entertaining ride and yet another solid entry into Bates’ filmography.



Although it’s not saying much, I thought Uwe Boll‘s 2009 film Rampage was one of his best, so I was slightly interested to find out a sequel has not only been made, but will be coming out next month.  Rampage: Capital Punishment


PUNK’S DEAD: SLC PUNK 2 Teaser Trailer

The first teaser trailer for Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2 has been released, and although Matthew Lillard won’t be joining them, much of the cast of the original will be back including  Devon Sawa (where’s he been?), Adam Pascal, James Duval and Michael Goorjian (coming back from the


Leigh Janiak’s HONEYMOON Gets a Teaser Poster

Magnet has released a new poster for the upcoming horror film Honeymoon, written and directed by Leigh Janiak and starring Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) and Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful).  This creepy little body horror film happened to be one of the highlights of SXSW


THE IMITATION GAME Trailer Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

TWC has released the first trailer for the upcoming WWII drama The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as famed mathematician Alan Turing, who was a code cracker for the Brits.  The film is directed by Morten Tyldum (Headhunters) and also stars Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode

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PREDESTINATION Trailer Starring Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook

The first trailer for the upcoming science fiction mind bender Predestination has been released, which sees Ethan Hawke working as a temporal agent, preventing crime from occurring by traveling through time.  Sarah Snook plays a new agent in training who’s learning the


Kickstart Sunday: M / M

Although I know very little about this week’s Kickstart Sunday pick, M / M, from director Drew Lint, it seems like one of those great experimental mind benders that the less you know the better.  From what I can