Holland at goEast

Agnieszka Holland was at the goEast Film Festival on April 30 to present her brand new film Spoor(Pokot). Here, Holland mixs genres to a subversive end, with her story concerning a retired engineer Janine Duszejko who is an amateur astrologist, … Continue reading Holland at goEast

Strong Female Leads (4)

Elle + Julieta= Who needs Hollywood? Elle (French for “she” or “her”) “is a 2016 psychological thriller directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by David Birke, based on the novel Oh… by Philippe Djian. Djian’s novel was released in 2012 … Continue reading Strong Female Leads (4)

Reading Nordic Noir

Happy New Year and welcome to the first installment of our new monthly series, Oddly-Specific Genres! Last year, we hosted the 2016 Library Challenge, which was pretty intense. This year, we decided to take a more relaxed approach and are instead inviting you to step into a new genre in 2017…or really 12 new genres, […] via Oddly-Specific Genres: Exploring the Fjord Side — Berryville Book Buzz Continue reading Reading Nordic Noir

Icelandic Noir

Anything to do with Trapped – The Killing Times’ best crime drama series of 2016 – and we’re all over it. That show’s creator, Baltasar Kormakur, has recently opened his own studio, RVK, in Reykjavik and he revealed at the Berlin Film Festival that his next project would be a supernatural thriller based around the […] via Trapped’s Baltasar Kormakur to make ‘supernatural thriller’ series based around Katla volcano — The Killing Times Continue reading Icelandic Noir

Shin Godzilla via Anomalily

With the first cinematic appearance in 1954, the most popular (dai)kaiju celebrated its 31st film in 2016. Brought to life by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi, Shin Godzilla already managed to become both, a box office sensation, and a face … Continue reading Shin Godzilla via Anomalily

Fantasia 2016-Swan Song+ TIFF

It’s been a busy summer and I am just getting ready to attend a few film atTIFF 2016.I’m catching 3 features this weekend, including a new Malaysian supernatural noir called: Interchange. I am also going to see a new film … Continue reading Fantasia 2016-Swan Song+ TIFF

Anthropoid+ Closet Monster+Hunt For The Wilder People

Anthropoid-d. Sean Ellis-I took the commuter train into Toronto on the weekend ,and checked out a brand new Euro co-production,t hat just had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on 1 July 2016. Anthropoid stars:Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan, Toby … Continue reading Anthropoid+ Closet Monster+Hunt For The Wilder People