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Director: Takashi Shimizu Writer: Daisuke Hosaka, Takashi Shimizu Cast: Ryôta Bandô, Narendra Singh Dhami, Tsuyoshi Furukawa Running Time: 109 mins Takashi Shimizu, the director and co-writer (with Daisuke Hosaka) of Howling Village (Inunaki-mura), will always, along with Hideo Nakata (Ring, 1998; Dark Water, 2002) and Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Pulse, 2001), belong to the pantheon of J-horror
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Director: Malgorzata Szumowska Writer: C.S. McMullen Cast: Raffey Cassidy, Michiel Huisman, Denise Gough, Kelly Campbell, Eve Connolly, Isabelle Connolly, Ailbhe Cowley Distributor: MUBI Running Time: 97 mins If you like this, try… The Invitation Michiel Huisman also dabbled in a sinister cult in Karyn Kusama’s chamber piece horror. It’s not always fair to review a
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Director: David Fowler Writer: David Fowler Cast: Taylor Dianne Robinson, Matthew MacCaull, Matt Bellefleur Running Time: 98 mins “Welcome to the circle” is a recurring utterance in writer/director David Fowler’s debut feature of the same name. These words are addressed to anybody finding their way into an isolated woodland community whose few residents – Rebekah
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We are delighted to reveal an exclusive clip and UK artwork from the upcoming movie Sea Fever… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Sea Fever is a tense and original Irish sci-fi thriller reminiscent of cult classics The Thing and The Abyss, starring Hermione Corfield (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
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Certificate: 18 Director: Neasa Hardiman Cast: Hermione Corfield, Dougray Scott, Connie Nielsen Running Time: 91 mins Sea Fever opens with a spectacular shot under the ocean’s surface, sunlight radiating through the wash above, before something plunges into the water: a fully dressed woman who opens her mouth to gasp for breath before there is a
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Certificate: 18 Director: Lee Min-Jae Cast: Jae-yeong Jeong, Ga-ram Jung, Nam-gil Kim Running Time: 112 mins Back when the Korean New Wave was cresting, part of what made directors like Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, 2003), Kim Ji-woon (A Tale Of Two Sisters, 2003), Jang Joon-hwan (Save The Green Planet!, 2003) and Bong Joon-ho (The Host, 2006)
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Released: 8 May Certificate: 12A Director: Alice Winocour Cast: Eva Green, Zélie Boulant, Matt Dillon, Aleksey Fateev, Lars Eidinger Distributor: Picturehouse Entertainment Running Time: 107 mins In space films, women are often left out of the frame, or boxed in a corner quietly waiting for their husbands to return. Alice Winocour’s Proxima brings this male-dominated
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Certificate: 18 Director: Luciano and Nicolás Onetti, Sergio Morcillo, Joshua Long, Jason Bognacki, Adam O´Brien, Matt Richards, A J Briones, Pablo S Pastor, Oliver Park Cast: Clara Kovacic, James Wright, Kera Obryon Running Time: 100 mins All alone in his studio/home (and dressed in a jacket with the same striped pattern as that on the
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Certificate: 18 Director: Joe Begos Cast: Stephen Lang, Martin Kove, William Sadler Running Time: 92 mins Every night, a group of ageing American ex-army men from the Vietnam – and in one case the Korean – War gather at dingy VFW Post 2494, run by their fellow soldier Fred Parras (Stephen Graham). Together, they knock
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Certificate: 18 Director: Tyler Cornack Cast: Tyler Cornack, Tyler Rice, Shelby Dash Running Time: 100 mins As tech company manager Rick Sanders (Austin Lewis) leads his staff in a peppy motivational session at the beginning of Butt Boy, the camera circles to one man who stands out from his co-workers, a craggy island of disconsolate
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Released: Out now Certificate: U Director: Dan Scanlon Cast: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer Distributor: Disney Onward by Pixar brings the magic with its latest fantasy adventure Taking place in a world where technology has replaced magic, Pixar’s latest fantasy adventure, Onward, sets audiences up with a wonderful premise from the off.
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Director: Yoon Sung-hyun Writer: Yoon Sung-hyun Cast: Lee Je-hoon, Ahn Jae-hong, Choi Woo-shik, Park Jeong-min, Park Hae-soo Set in a dystopian, future South Korea (although not so far from where we are now), Time To Hunt is the first feature from American-born filmmaker, Yoon Sung-hyun. In the film, Seoul has become a polluted, hazy monolith
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Disney has released a star-studded trailer for its upcoming take on Artemis Fowl, the best-selling book by Eoin Colfer. Don’t take our word for it, see it for yourselves below: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Disney describes Artemis Fowl, as “a fantastical, spellbinding adventure that follows the journey of 12-year-old genius
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Released: Out now Certificate: 15 Director: Leigh Whannell Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge Distributor: Universal Universal’s classic monster movie The Invisible Man, directed by James Whale in 1933 and based on the H G Wells novel, was a hugely influential horror thanks to John P Fulton’s impressive special effects. In 2020, this Blumhouse-produced
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The trailer for the new Candyman film is out and it’s an absolute corker! See it for yourselves here: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Candyman is the highly anticipated contemporary incarnation of the cult classic and Universal’s synopsis of the film is: For as long as residents can remember, the housing
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A new poster and a trailer have been revealed for Paramount Animation’s new monster movie Rumble. Check out the trailer here: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Here is a synopsis for Rumble: In a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes, teenage Winnie seeks
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Epic Pictures Group has acquired the US distribution rights for the breakout comedy-thriller Butt Boy from director and co-writer Tyler Cornack. If you haven’t seen it already, check out the teaser trailer below… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> “BUTT BOY embodies the rogue spirit of independent filmmaking and does
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Released: 28 February 2020 (US) Certificate: R Director: Jason Lei Howden Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Ned Dennehy, Rhys Darby Distributor: Saban Films Illegal online game Skism pits armed players in live-action death matches, with the whole city their arena. After casually flaming its users, hapless geek Miles (Daniel Radcliffe) is visited
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Meeting the in-laws can be a real pain in this trailer for Why Don’t You Just Die!. Check it out below: [embedded content] The movie stars Vitaliy Khaev, Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Evgeniya Kregzhde, Mikhail Gorevoy, Elena Shevchenko and is written and directed by Kirill Sokolov. Check out our review of the film here. Why Don’t You Just Die!
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Released: 14 February 2020 Certificate: PG Director: Jeff Fowler Cast: James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter Distributor: Paramount Pictures If you like this, try… Detective Pikachu (2019) Kind of the same movie, but with Pokémon instead of Sega characters. The hero trumps Sonic on cuteness, too. Narrated, in part, by the super-fast hero
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A new release date and trailer has been revealed for Blumhouse horror The Hunt. See the new trailer for yourselves below: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Universal Pictures took Blumhouse horror film The Hunt off its release slate in the midst of the mass shootings at the time in El Paso,
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A new trailer has been released for The Invisible Man and boy is it creepy! Check it out for yourselves below… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Here’s the film’s synopsis: What you can’t see can hurt you. Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss (Us, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale) stars in a terrifying
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