Here are some top foreign thrillers that might have managed to slip past you. I have some dark and gritty thrillers from Denmark, Spain, Philippines, Russia, and France. I hope you enjoy. KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES Country: Denmark Release: 2013 Based on a crime novel by Jussi Henry Adler-Olsen, The Keeper Of Lost Causes was adapted for the screen by Nikolaj Arcel, the screenwriter for the original, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. This gritty Danish thriller is directed by Mikkel Nørgaard, the director of Danish hit comedy Klown. The first three films in this list act as sort of a trilogy. We have the same returning characters butRead More →

FRONTIÈRES@FANTASIA ANNOUNCES A FIRST WAVE OF PROJECTS INDUSTRY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN MONTREAL, Friday May 13 – After a highly successful third European edition at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival in April, Frontières returns to the Fantasia International Film Festival for its sixth edition, which will take place July 21-24 in Montreal. Frontières connects North America with Europe in an environment specifically focused on genre film production and financing. Frontières marks its return to Fantasia with an expanded Frontières line-up that will allow more projects to participate in live pitch sessions. The complete project line-up will be announced during the first week of June. Industry RegistrationRead More →


PHILADELPHIA UNNAMED FILM FESTIVAL OPENS CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR EXCITING INAUGURAL YEAR! Now accepting features and shorts with a focus on horror, sci-fi and bizarre films by emerging talent!      PHILADELPHIA – – May 10th, 2016 The Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival (PUFF) is now accepting feature length and short film submissions for 2016. The first year film festival aims to bring independent genre films to Center City Philadelphia. Run by Fangoria contributor Madeleine Koestner and longtime pop culture blogger Alex Gardner, PUFF has been hosting monthly screenings at one of Philly’s last video rental shops,CineMug. These screenings will culminate in a weekend-long festival that will featureRead More →

We had a lot of movies last year to watch and review when covering the awesome Fantasia International Film Fest. We’re more than glad to be in the position to be able to help spread the word again about one of the most talked about films from last year’s fest – Cash Only Cash Only is great on so many levels – it is damn fine film-making, especially when you take into consideration just how low-budget it actually is, and what resources this team had  – the end result is a gripping and realistic, gritty as fuck, Detroit-set thriller. The story follows Elvis Martini, a landlord of a run-downRead More →