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Alita: Battle Angel feels like it was made in 1999, just with a modern coat of CG paint that only slightly brings the film into the 21st century. Perhaps that’s because it’s based on a manga series released in 1990 or because it’s essentially an amalgamation of every other cyberpunk science-fiction picture, but regardless, Alita is a messy endeavor that may push motion capture to new heights but lacks any other identifiable qualities

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Slamdance 2019: Award Winners Announced

The 2019 Slamdance Film Festival is rolling to a close and tonight the award winners from this year’s fest have been announced, with Nicole Brending‘s Dollhouse: The Eradication of Female Subjectivity in American Popular being awarded the jury prize for Narrative Feature.

Congratulations to

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Criterion Channel to Launch April 8th

Criterion announced today that its new streaming service, The Criterion Channel, will be launching in the U.S. and Canada begging April 8th. In addition to the 1,000+ Criterion Collection titles, the channel will be exhibiting prelaunch titles and special marathons every Sunday


Arrow Video Announces February Lineup

Arrow has announced their February lineup of home video offerings, which include two Luigi Bazzoni titles with The Possessed and The Fifth Chord, 1972’s Horror Express, Takashi Miike‘s Audition, Herschell Gordon Lewis‘ Color Me Blood Red, and two entries in the Arrow Academy

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Dan Gilroy’s satirical Velvet Buzzsaw injects a heaping dose of bloody horror into the pretentious consumerism of the art world, centering on a cast of cartoonish narcissists as victims of the very pieces they draw profit from.

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Sundance 2019: TOP END WEDDING Trailer

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming romantic comedy Top End Wedding ahead of its premiere at Sundance tomorrow night. The film is directed by Wayne Blair and stars Miranda Tapsell, Gwilym Lee, Kerry Fox, Huw Higginson, Ursula Yovich, and Shari

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RZA To Direct Horror-Thriller ANGEL OF DUST

The Wu-Tang Clan is teaming up with Impossible Dream Entertainment to produce a new horror-thriller inspired by true stories the group experienced growing up in the projects of Staten Island. RZA will be directing, with a story credit going to

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Cold Pursuit is thrilling, funny and brutally violent, and, despite it essentially being the exact same as the 2014 version, it’s a marked improvement and sure to reach a wider audience.

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DOUBLE DRAGON Blu-ray Review

Sure, it’s cringey, clumsily scripted and directed and doesn’t hold up in any way, but I had a great time revisiting this little piece of my childhood and applaud MVD for taking the time and care to release such a high-quality package of such a low-quality movie.

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Rotterdam 2019: BLOODY MARIE Trailer

A new trailer has been released for Bloody Marie, a new thriller from director Guido van Driel (The Resurrection of a Bastard). The film, which will be premiering at this year’s Rotterdam International Film Festival involves a graphic novelist who lives in


Slamdance 2019: MARKIE IN MILWAUKEE Trailer

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming documentary Markie in Milwaukee, which is set to premiere at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival. Directed by Matt Kliegman, the film follows ten years in the life of a 7-foot-tall transgender woman as she