It’s funny how — in this new reality — it seems like everything reminds me of COVID-19, from TV shows that remind us of how things used to be to dystopian-future films that make us exclaim, “Hey, that’s sort of like what we’re dealing with!” Neasa Hardiman’s sci-fi horror film Sea Fever may be dealing with a horrific parasite instead of a virus, but I couldn’t help but draw parallels to the current worldwide pandemic we’re experiencing.
If you’re starting to go mad while in isolation, consider flexing your creative muscles by making a short film and entering it into the upcoming Lockdown Film Festival. Lockdown TV has launched a new short film competition that anyone can enter
Amazon has released the trailer for Tayarisha Poe‘s Selah and the Spades, which tells the story of an upscale boarding school run by five factions of students. The film stars Lovie Simone, Celeste O’Connor, Jharrel Jerome, Jesse Williams, and Gina Torres.
In some very exciting news for those (such as myself) who were bummed about the cancellation of this year’s SXSW, Amazon has teamed up with the folks at SXSW to present an online film festival featuring the titles originally planned to
Well Go USA has released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Train To Busan sequel, titled Peninsula, which takes place four years after the horrific events of the original. Sang-ho Yeon returns to direct, with Dong-won Gang and Jung-hyun Lee starring.
For April, we’re giving away a copy of the upcoming Criterion Collection release of Jean-Pierre Melville‘s stunning war drama Army of Shadows.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has announced in the wake of mass theater closures they have officially launched Alamo-At-Home, a service that will bring as much of the joy of the theater experience to your home as possible, now if only they could
Adam and Kevin have two reviews lined up this week with Vivarium and Blow the Man Down, both currently available on streaming platforms. Other titles discussed include A Key for the Kid, The Platform, A Piece of Our Life, Tread, Red Moon Tide, Bloodshot, and Tiger King.
Hulu has released the trailer for its upcoming April edition of Into The Dark, which sees the return of Pooka, the demonic mascot from the first season. Pooka Lives is directed by Alejandro Brugués and stars Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton, Malcolm Barrett,
Arrow Video has announced their U.S. Blu-ray lineup for April 2020, including new releases of Ovidio G. Assonitis‘ Beyond the Door, John Hughes‘ Sixteen Candles, Kirill Sokolov‘s Why Don’t You Just Die!, James Signorelli‘s Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, and Nico
Oscilloscope and Mailchimp have teamed up to present the short films of SXSW 2020, streaming now for free. This is fantastic news both for cinema fans who missed out on this year’s festival and the talented filmmakers who worked tirelessly to