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The Ranger has a ton of fun with ’80s slasher traditions but never turns them into a joke, marrying a punk-rock exuberance with some nasty bloodshed.


Tiff 2018: Midnight Madness Titles Announced

The Midnight Madness program has been revealed for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff), which includes the world premieres of David Gordon Green’s Halloween as well as Shane Black’s The Predator.

Take a look below at the full lineup



BuyBust is a non-stop, adrenaline-soaked bloodbath that hits the ground running and doesn’t let up until the exhausting conclusion.


NYFF 2018: Main Slate of Films Announced

The main slate of films has been announced for the 56th New York Film Festival, kicking off September 28 – October 14. This year’s lineup will feature 30 new films including Yorgos LanthimosThe FavouriteJoel Coen & Ethan Coen‘s The Ballad of

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SUMMER OF ’84 Review

In their second feature after the wonderful Turbo Kid, filmmaking collective RKSS (Anouk Whissell, François Simard and Yoann-Karl Whissell) take us back to the ‘80s and hits our nostalgia bone hard with Summer of ’84, an homage to genre films from the best decade.

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Japan Cuts: HANAGATAMI Review

Caught in the reflection of a looming global conflict, the carefree souls that fill out Nobuhiko Obayashi’s unsurprisingly absurd and surreal latest waste away their last few months of innocence while the world and its war threaten to encroach on their idyllic


LAFF 2018: Competition Lineup Announced

The 2018 LA Film Festival is set to take place September 20-28, and today the full competition lineup has been announced alongside the Nightfall, Shorts, and Episodic programs.

Take a look below for all the announced films and be sure to check out

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Fantastic Fest 2018: First Wave of Films Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is gearing up to kick off September 20 – 27 and today they announced the first wave of films screening at this year’s program. While I’d say everything in this lineup is worth a look, a few highlights

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Fantasia 2018: HURT Review

Sonny Mallhi’s Blumhouse-produced horror film Hurt is based on a true story, and he really wants you to remember that. Over and over you’ll be bombarded with people mentioning it and even see it written throughout the film, just in case you

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Fantasia 2018: RONDO Review

Promising sex, murder and revenge, Drew Barnhardt’s Rondo, I can say, does indeed deliver on those three things. How well those three things are executed, however, is an entirely different matter.

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Fantasia 2018: OUR HOUSE Review

The film is a remake, or “reimagining” as they’re calling it, of the film Ghost From the Machine AKA Phasma Ex Machina from Matt Osterman, and while I haven’t seen the original, I’m not sure what it was that begged this story to be remade only eight years later, as it’s a pretty standard supernatural horror film with few, if any, memorable moments.

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Utterly enthralling from minute one, The Captain is a wild ride with an incredibly bonkers end-credit sequence and, though a difficult watch at times, is well worth a look.

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Fantasia 2018: Award Winners Announced

The award winners for this year’s Fantasia Festival in Montreal have been announced, with Daniel Roby‘s science fiction film Dans La Brume winning Best Film. Nosipho Dumisa was awarded Best Director for the South African thriller Number 37.

Take a look