2011 navigates between dream and reality, between the film within the film and the film you're watching. A first film without compromise.
They're in love and if Nozomi weren't an inflatable doll, their relationship would be an ideal one. Unique and poignant, a magic-realist meditation.
Jose Mojica Marins
José Mojica Marins’ debut as the atheist gravedigger with a penchant for savage violence, who wishes to populate the world with others like himself.
When Carmen finds out she’s three months pregnant, she’s hardly filled with a maternal glow. When you’re expecting, expect the unexpected!
In a society as obsessed with physical appearance as modern South Korea, ugliness is a fate worse than death.
Johnnie To’s latest! A heartfelt and unexpected blend of romance, musical and MMA sports drama!
Justin McConnell (LIFECHANGER) takes us on a guided tour of the perilous waters that independent filmmakers navigate.
Two sisters vie for the affections of a man who may or not be a bloodsucking vampire. A subversive, improbably seductive camp classic.
Ivo Van Aart
Columnist Femke Boot wants to shut her critics up – permanently. Hell hath no fury like someone insulted on social media.
Exploring the frivolities of youth and the difficulties of mental illness, COSMIC CANDY is a sparkling burst of optimism in the face of profound gloom.
As Nicholas and David find out, just because it’s make-believe doesn’t mean it’s not real! A wild and colourful fantasy with a special point to make.
Japan’s most legendary swordsman defeats hundreds of opponents in a single, 77-minute shot. An almost transcendental marathon of mayhem.
Two tears of thrills, one drop of terror – the perfect dose for your next nightmare.
Jose Mojica Marins
A strange naked man manages to attract a large following as some sort of a messiah. One of Marins’ most avant-garde works.
A playful and thoroughly entertaining documentary about Matt Furie’s iconic Pepe the Frog character – used and abused, claimed and reclaimed.
Hideki Takeuchi (THERMAE ROMAE) returned to zany, anachronistic fantasy with his adaptation of a classic 1982 manga.
Two years after German reunification, two out-of-town detectives begin to uncover the dark secrets of a lawless backwoods area.
Oozing dread and dripping grime, FRIED BARRY is a wild adventure through the fringes of humanity. A bold new entry in South African cinema.
A feelgood, laugh-out-loud indie comedy hit, mixing humor with a great deal of heart-tugging pathos.
This year's must-see documentary for true horror fans: a series of interviews with EVIL DEAD enthusiasts, as well as the films’ craftsmen.
Two rival assassins are betrayed by their bosses and left for dead in Johnnie To’s 1998 classic, a stylish rejuvenation of the tired triad genre.
The funny, inventive and very well executed HK2 delivers once again another wild and noisy night your underwear won’t soon forget.
Crooks and creeps of all stripes, fear the Masked Pervert! Exactly the type of irreverent, richly humorous production that engulfs Fantasia in bliss.
Noah Hutton’s speculative LAPSIS is an alt-present sci-fi thriller most relevant to the horror of our current, late-capitalist moment.