NYFF 2019: Special Events Announced

The New York Film Festival is kicking off September 27th and the Special Events, Shorts, and Talks programs have been announced.

The special events include screenings of Todd PhillipsJoker, Francis Ford Coppola‘s 1984 film The Cotton Club Encore, Roee


NYFF 2019: Spotlight Docs Announced

The 2019 New York Film Festival is kicking off September 27th, and today the lineup for the Spotlight on Documentary program has been announced. This section will be comprised of 14 features including six world premieres and two North American

Fantastic Fest 2019: Second Wave of Titles Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is inching ever-so-closer and today the second wave of films has been announced. Naturally, like every year I want to consume everything this festival has to offer, but a few highlights from this set of titles include Rian

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Tigers Are Not Afraid is an excellent piece of genre cinema that is, at times, as beautiful as it is horrific, presenting a new and wholly unique perspective of how pervasive the drug cartels are in Mexico and specifically how they can affect all those surrounding them.


Tiff 2019: Halina Reijn’s INSTINCT Clip

A new clip has been released for Halina Reijn‘s upcoming drama Instinct, which stars Carice van Houten as a psychologist treating a new patient, played by Marwan Kenzari, with a history of violent sexual assault.

Instinct will be making its North American


Tiff 2019: Midnight Madness Lineup Announced

The Toronto International Film Festival is coming up, and today the full lineup of my favorite program, Midnight Madness, has been announced. Ten features make up this years set of genre titles with Jeff Barnaby‘s Blood Quantum chosen as the opening

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Tiff 2019: Platform Lineup Announced

The Toronto International Film Festival is quickly approaching and today they have announced the lineup for their Platform competition, which is comprised of ten features from around the world.

The 44th edition of Tiff runs from September 5 – 15, take


NYFF 2019: Main Slate Announced

The main slate for the year’s New York Film Festival has been announced, with 29 features including Bong Joon-ho‘s Parasite, Kelly Reichardt‘s First Cow, and Pedro Almodóvar‘s Pain and Glory among others. Martin Scorsese‘s The Irishman, Noah Baumbach‘s Marriage Story, and

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Japan Cuts 2019: THE JOURNALIST Review

With a narrative that feels uncomfortably ripped from the headlines, The Journalist reinforces the need for a critical and independent media through the tense lens of a bureaucratic thriller.

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Fantasia 2019: THE DIVINE FURY Review

The Divine Fury is an entertaining, yet slight action-horror film that, while containing a few thunderous moments, doesn’t quite stick the landing or embrace its great concept.


Fantastic Fest 2019: First Wave of Titles Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is gearing up for its fifteenth season and today the first wave of films has been revealed. A few highlights include Takashi Miike‘s First Love, Taika Waititi‘s Jojo Rabbit, and Jeremy Gardner & Christian Stella‘s Something Else among many