Archive for August, 2012

Coming Soon: The Inbetweeners

Coming Soon: The Inbetweeners

| August 31, 2012

From Wreckin Hill Entertainment comes the British box-office smash The Inbetweeners, set to open in the U.S. in eight markets cross-country on September 7, 2012. The film, based on the popular UK television series of the same name, recently had the biggest opening week ever in the UK for a live action comedy. Already reaching the […]

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Going Local: The 7th Annual Spooky Movie Film Fest

Going Local: The 7th Annual Spooky Movie Film Fest

| August 31, 2012

This year’s Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival will be its seventh run, but the inaugural year for its Local Filmmaker Summit on Sunday, October 14, 2012. The fest, running October 10 through the 18th, will play this year at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, Maryland, just outside Washington D.C. Of the 21 […]

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Watch This: Trailer for The Iceman

Watch This: Trailer for The Iceman

| August 31, 2012

The hot trailer this news day is for a film opening at three film festivals in the next week: The Iceman, directed by Ariel Vromen. The feature already premiered at the Venice Film Festival, which began Wednesday, August 29, 2012 and will continue its run at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, as well as the […]

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Penumbra

Penumbra

| August 30, 2012

If the last name of Penumbra‘s co-directors– Bogliano– sounds familiar, it’s likely due to Adrián García Bogliano’s festival hit Cold Sweat, which was released earlier this year by Dark Sky films. Bogliano’s name has been on the radar of more and more horror fans since the U.S. release of Rooms for Tourists in 2006, and […]

Injustice

Injustice

| August 30, 2012

Created by Anthony Horowitz (Foyle’s War, Midsomer Murders), Injustice, debuts on DVD from Acorn Media on August 28, 2012; offering a tale of murder, conspiracy, secrets, and guilt. James Purefoy (Rome, Episodes, and opposite Kevin Bacon on FOX’s forthcoming series The Following) leads a distinguished cast featuring Dervla Kirwan (Ballykissangel), Charlie Creed-Miles (Five Days), and Nathaniel […]

Shakugan No Shana: Season One

Shakugan No Shana: Season One

| August 30, 2012

Shakugan No Shana (Shana of the Burning Eyes), based on the light novels written by Yashichiro Takahashi and illustrated by Noizi Ito, tells the story of the encounter between a normal high school student and a flame haze from the Crimson Realm. Yuji Sakai, a seemingly normal high school boy quickly finds himself in the […]

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One Piece Collection No.7

One Piece Collection No.7

| August 30, 2012

With the inclusion of interesting ways to use dials, the introduction to the main villain and the intricate nature of air combat, One Piece Collection No. 7 is another fantastic addition to the One Piece catalog. After Luffy takes care of the White Berets, Nami, Chopper, Robin and Zoro are whisked off by a giant […]

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Lawless

Lawless

| August 30, 2012

I’ve been looking forward to this one for a while, and it didn’t disappoint.  I wasn’t sure what to expect from Lawless, given its vague title and chaotic trailer, but the cast they’ve assembled here should be enough to pique anyone’s interest.  The story is about 3 brothers:  Forrest (Tom Hardy; The Dark Knight Rises), […]

Ergo Proxy

Ergo Proxy

| August 30, 2012

After making the successful Samurai Champloo TV series in 2004, Manglobe decided to make a hard sci-fi show, full of mystery and intrigue called Ergo Proxy in 2006. Director Shukō Murase, of Witch Hunter Robin fame, along with famed screenwriter Dai Satō, who wrote episodes of Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex […]

Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror

Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror

| August 29, 2012

You’ve never seen anything like Oblivion Island. And when I say that, know that I mean it quite literally in fact, as the animators behind this feature-length family adventure film from Japan developed a whole new style of animation specifically for the film. To this end, the animators combined 3-dimensional, computer-generated character models with traditional […]

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