Review: THE WORLD OF KANAKO

In a perfect world, every film would be as exciting as THE WORLD OF KANAKO. Tetsuya Nakashima’s bloody as all hell mystery is a genuine classic in the making,  a film so deeply layered, that it’s impossible not to hold every other film of its kind to the impressive standard set by Nakashima’s tale of sex, […]

Bluray Review: SPRING

Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s SPRING has taken the world by storm, with its “romantic love story that happens to have a monster in it” angle blowing people away, and rightfully so. It’s a beautiful and poignant film, full of honesty, not only in its acting but in its writing and cinematography as well. While […]

Review: THE ABC’S OF DEATH 2

2012’s ABC’S OF DEATH was an interesting venture. Taking 26 directors and assigning each of them a different letter of the alphabet and letting them have at it might have seemed like a good idea (and to some it was), but it ended up falling somewhere closer to a misfire than a hit. Sure, there […]

Fantastic Fest Announces 2013’s Short Film Lineup!!

It’s almost that time of the year, when filmgoers, filmmakers and everyone else make their way to Austin, Texas for the annual Fantastic Fest. This year’s FF will host the world premiere of MACHETE KILLS, screenings of CHEAP THRILLS, Ben Wheatley’s A FIELD IN ENGLAND, Keanu Reeves’ MAN OF TAI CHI, The Cabal Cut of […]

DRAFTHOUSE Acquires Weird as Hell ’70s Film THE VISITOR!!

Fans of one of the weirdest midnight movies around can rejoice, as Drafthouse Films has now acquired the long forgotten ’70s genre mashup, THE VISITOR, with plans to re-release it via VOD, theatrical and DVD/Bluray formats later this year. Here is the official press release: DRAFTHOUSE FILMS REDISCOVERS THE SCI-FI/HORROR EPIC THAT 1979 COULDN’T HANDLE […]

Fright Exclusive Interview With PIETA Director Kim Ki-Duk!!

Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-Duk is widely known for his shifts in tone between films, with each of his movies being extremely different from the previous ones. Ranging from 2000’s THE ISLE, a violent film featuring some pretty intense images, to the 2005 romantic drama THE BOW, Ki-Duk has created a name for himself as a […]