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Playing out more like a gender-swapped version of The Shape of Water than the Lovecraftian horror it wants to be, Xavier Gens’ latest is a visually pleasing, but ultimately empty, creature feature that, while entertaining at times, fails to evoke the emotional resonance it sets out to achieve.

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With what could have been a rather boring subject, considering so much of it was scientific jargon, Nix was able to breathe life into the students’ projects and deliver a compelling, engrossing picture from their teenage perspectives.


NYFF 2018: Spotlight on Documentary Lineup Announced

The Spotlight on Documentary section of this year’s New York Film Festival has been announced, with 14 films including 3 world premieres.Highlighting this lineup is Errol Morris‘ latest, American Dharma, which looks at Steve Bannon, promising “an unflinching film, and a deeply

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Fantastic Fest 2018: Second Wave of Films Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is gearing up to kick off September 20 – 27, and today the second wave of titles have been announced. The two big standouts for me are definitely Jeremy Saulnier‘s Hold The Dark and David Gordon Green‘s Halloween, but


2018 New Orleans Film Festival Announces Lineup

The lineup for this year’s New Orleans Film Festival has been announced with ten narrative feature films, eight documentary feature films, and eight feature films made in Louisiana. The 29th edition of the fest will take place October 17 – 25.

The opening

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It’s sleazy and sloppy, but leaning in to the comedic aspects of the series and doubling down on the variety of murder puppets definitely makes for a more entertaining viewing experience.

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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