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Archive for February 2016

The chilling Goodnight Mommy on the way in April +


It scared audiences across the international film festival circuit. Now Goodnight Mommy, the Austrian thriller of familial estrangement and chilling deportment, is set for DVD release. Accent Film will make it available through Gryphon Entertainment on April 20. The acclaimed film from directors Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz is icy ... more

Ozploitation on Blu-ray out through Glass Doll Films +


Glass Doll Films is set to release a pair of rare horror gems in Thirst and Dead Kids on March 23. Both titles commonly associated with the Ozploitation movement will be available individually on Blu-ray. Thirst stars Chantal Contouri as Kate, a career girl who is kidnapped by the ... more

Family ties with Wes Anderson touches +


A slacker comedy with a strong pedigree, Two-Bit Waltz is the next DVD release from Bounty Films. It will be available March 23. Writer-director-star Clara Mamet, daughter of esteemed playwright and filmmaker David Mamet (State and Main, Redbelt), is Maude, a high school senior with problems. The week leading up ... more

Southbound blows away critics in the US +


Richard Roeper, Roger Ebert's old sparring partner at the Chicago Sun-Times, calls it "one of the smartest and scariest movies in recent memory." That movie he refers to is the horror anthology Southbound. Rialto Films is releasing the DVD on April 20. A new omnibus interlocking five tales of terror out ... more

The self-destructive artist goes on a trip in Asthma +


Written and directed by Jake Hoffman, son of Dustin, Asthma out through Feature Films April 20 stares back at the heady days of New York pre-gentrification with longing and through the eyes of a long-haired self-entitled wannabe artist and failed suicide Gus (Benedict Samuel). The film takes its title from ... more

Highly original New York comey Applesauce coming soon +


Applesauce, written and directed by Onur Tukel, makes a case for being considered one of the most unique narrative feature films of 2016. Parts comedy, noir, horror and family melodrama the film out on DVD through Accent Film on March 23 looks at a pair of bickering married couples ... more

Kristen Wiig stars in New York indie +


Nasty Baby, starring Kristen Wiig, a New York drama about love, commitment and when the best intentions go awry, is this month's lead title from Accent Film. A dual format release the movie will be available on DVD and Blu-ray. Freddy (Sebastian Silva) and his boyfriend Mo (Tunde Adebimpe) are ... more

Film of the year The Assassin out in April +


Hailed by the prestigious film journal Sight and Sound as the best film of 2015 The Assassin, directed by Taiwanese master Hsiao-Hsien Hou, streets April 20 courtesy of Vendetta Films. It will be available on Blu-ray and DVD. Eight years since Hou's last film, the acclaimed Flight of the Red Balloon, ... more