20 Films You Should Not Miss At VIFF 2019

Now in its 38th year, the 2019 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival (September 26th – October 11th, 2019) just may be the brightest, most eclectic and engaging cinematic celebration yet. Among the five largest film festivals in North America with screenings from 70 countries, VIFF promises to have something intriguing and exciting for […]

10 Great Recent Horror Films You’ve Probably Never Seen

Following in the footsteps of recent Taste of Cinema lists focussing on underseen contemporary genre films, this list celebrates transgressive cinema and their brave (or foolish?) fans that enjoy films unafraid of being brutal, nasty, and nonconforming. Horror films, when done right, regularly deal with mankind’s own dark psychology, the visceral excitement of danger, the […]

The 10 Most Beautiful Sci-fi Films of The 21st Century

In the 21st century, science fiction films continue to flourish, commanding massive box office receipts, inspiring our dreams, and all while making technological innovations along the way. There seems to be no end to the awe-inspiring visuals lighting up living rooms, bijous, drive-ins, and multiplexes the world over. Our tireless and exciting search for the […]

The 10 Most Rewatchable Cult Movies of The 21st Century

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Any diehard movie fan will tell you that cult films are alive and well in the new century, two decades now which have seen a wealth of memorable midnight movies, eccentric oddities, sleeper stoner comedies, and other “out there” genre films. The following list looks at “rewatchable” cult films from the 21st century––and by “rewatchable” […]

The 10 Best Slow-Burn Horror Movies of The 21st Century

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Some horror movie trends come and go (horny teenagers and torture porn regularly crop up and wear out their welcome rather quickly), but few genre-specific tendencies are as appreciated and abiding as the unease of existential dread, and the intensity of a slow burning, utterly atmospheric journey into the abyss and (hopefully) back. Slow-burn horror […]

10 Great Recent Cult Films You May Have Missed

Ask any genre fan and they’ll tell you that cult films are alive and well. Recent years have seen a wealth of memorable midnight movies, eccentric oddities, sleeper stoner comedies, and other “out there” films that are joyfully off the beaten track. Part of the attraction with these movies designated with adoring cult status is […]