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Venice 2018: Hours & Hours of Cinema – Why So Many Long Films?

This year at the 75th Venice Film Festival has been exhausting. It’s a challenge to keep up with all the 8:30AM morning screenings and 10:30PM evening screenings every day, but it’s not only that. There have been so many long films that it seems especially grueling. The length of films is a never-ending discussion, something […]

First Trailer for Horror-at-Sea Solo Sailor Survival Movie ‘The Boat’

“I am sick of this game!” The first official trailer has launched for a creepy new sailing survival film titled simply The Boat, the feature directorial debut of producer Winston Azzopardi. Starring his brother Joe Azzopardi as the sailor, the film is about a captain who goes out to see and finds an abandoned vessel, […]

Matthias Schoenaerts in First Full Trailer for Submarine Thriller ‘Kursk’

“Captain! We heard something happen to the Kursk?” An international trailer has debuted for a submarine thriller titled Kursk, telling the tragic true story of a Russian submarine stuck at the bottom of the ocean. The ship is deemed unsinkable but explosions on a test run leave it rendered useless, and instead of rescuing the […]

First Red Band Trailer for Harmony Korine’s New Film ‘The Beach Bum’

“What is wrong with you?!” Neon has debuted the first official red band trailer for Harmony Korine’s latest film The Beach Bum, a spiritual sequel to Spring Breakers. And it looks just as crazy, if not even crazier, than that movie. The Beach Bum stars Matthew McConaughey as a rebellious stoner named Moondog who lives […]

Carey Mulligan & Jake Gyllenhaal in Full Trailer for Paul Dano’s ‘Wildlife’

“There comes a time when a man needs something more to hang his hat on.” IFC Films has released a full-length official trailer for Wildlife, the directorial debut of actor Paul Dano. The film first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to great reviews, then went on to play at the Cannes […]

Venice 2018: Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’ is a Phenomenal Film

It fills me with so much energy and excitement and enthusiasm when I watch an incredible film. Sometimes you can tell from the first few minutes that a film is going to be amazing. There’s just something about the filmmaking and opening scenes that shows how massively talented and in control the filmmaker is, and […]

Second Red Band Trailer for Sam Levinson’s ‘Assassination Nation’ Film

“Who knows? Maybe I’ll get pissed off and fight back.” Neon has debuted another new red band trailer for the film Assassination Nation, one of the big breakouts from the Midnight category at Sundance earlier this year. From writer/director Sam Levinson, the film is about the town of Salem, Massachusetts and how everyone loses their […]