All-female jury to preside over Taormina film festival competition

Jury includes Italian producers Martha de Laurentiis, Adriana Chiesa Di Palma. The competition jury of the 64th Taormina Film Festival will be led by Italian producers Martha de Laurentiis, Donatella ...

Film Review: Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops (2017) by Daigo Matsui

With mainstream movies increasingly reliant on CGI and green screen, indie cinema has to get more creative with its “special effects.” As a result, increasingly the media format can be as important ...

Beineix to head Tokyo competition jury

Beineix to head Tokyo competition jury French filmmaker Jean-Jacques Beineix to head jury for Tokyo competition section, which includes five world premieres. French filmmaker Jean-Jacques Beineix will head the jury of this year’s Tokyo ...

Melbourne 2016 Review: Our Huff And Puff Journey, Cathartic Kawaii

Daigo Matsui’s latest bubble gum pop nightmare is thankfully a more restrained but no less creative effort from the director with a music video background. Comparable to the loose Wonderful World End, ...

Fantasia 2015’s 2nd Titles Wave Includes We Are Still Here, The Invitation

The 19th Fantasia International Film Festival is right around the corner. Though the full lineup for the festival won't be unveiled until early next month, the second wave of Fantasia titles have been ...

Fantasia Film Festival announces second wave of titles

A little over one month away, the Fantasia Film Festival announced it’s second wave of titles this morning. Fantasia Film Festival holds a special place in the hearts of Sound on Sight and we could ...

Fantasia announces second wave of titles

Fantasia announces second wave of titles Takeshi Kitano’s Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen, Sonny Mallhi’s Anguish, Ringo Lam’s Wild City and Miguel Angel Vivas’ Extinction among titles playing at Montreal’s genre film festival. Fantasia ...

Daily | Berlinale 2015 Lineup, Round 6

In December, we saw the first 13 features slated to screen in the Berlinale's Generation programs aimed at younger viewers. Today, the festival's completed those lineups: "In total, 65 short and ...

Daily | Berlinale 2015 Lineup, Round 6

In December, we saw the first 13 features slated to screen in the Berlinale's Generation programs aimed at younger viewers. Today, the festival's completed those lineups: "In total, 65 short and ...

Fantasia 2014 Announces First Wave of Programming

The 18th annual Fantasia International Film Festival will be taking place once again in Montreal and the first wave of programming has been announced, revealing an eclectic mix of genre films from ...

Fantasia 2014: New Artwork; First Wave Titles Include Among the Living, Monsterz, Predestination, Cybernatural, The Harvest, Suburban Gothic, Killers, and More!

The grandaddy of all film fests, Fantasia 2014, is set to kick off on July 17th, and we have this year's artwork to share along with the first wave of event and film announcements. From the Press ...

Fantasia unveils first titles

Fantasia unveils first titles Genre festival to open with Jacky in the Kingdom of Women [pictured]; other titles include Guardians of the Galaxy, Boyhood, The Harvest and Suburban Gothic. Riad Sattouf’s Jacky in the Kingdom of ...

Fantasia Film Festival Announces An Astonishing First Wave of 2014 Programming

It is that time of the year again in which we start preparing for our favourite film festival in the world. For the unfamiliar, Sound On Sight has delivered some of the best coverage of the Fantasia ...

Making Sense Of New Japanese Comedy 'Afro Tanaka' That Seems To Revere & Ridicule The Afro

I was browsing through the newly-unveiled list of fantastical films announced in this year's Fantasia Festival lineup, and this one immediately got my attention, for what should be obvious reasons. ...

Fantasia 2012: Second Wave of Films Announced; Key Selections From This Year's Axis Lineup

The July 19th start of Montreal's 16th annual Fantasia International Film Festival is drawing closer (it runs through August 7th), and the powers-that-be have announced the second wave of films along ...