Indonesia Picks Upmarket Horror Film ‘Impetigore’ for Oscars Contention

Indonesia Picks Upmarket Horror Film ‘Impetigore’ for Oscars Contention Creepy horror film “Impetigore” by hotshot director Joko Anwar has been selected by Indonesia as its national representative in the Academy Awards’ best international feature film category. The news ...

Horror Actressing: Marissa Anita in "Impetigore"

Horror Actressing: Marissa Anita in by Jason Adams Impetigore's Tara Basro (L) as "Maya" and Marissa Anita (R) as "Dini" The concept of the "Funny Best Friend" is nothing new, but I always tend to think of the role in the context of ...

‘Impetigore’ Review (Shudder)

‘Impetigore’ Review (Shudder) Stars: Tara Basro, Marissa Anita, Ario Bayu, Christine Hakim, Asmara Abigail, Kiki Narendra, Zidni Hakim, Faradina Mufti, Abdurrahman Arif, Muhammad Abe Baasyin, Mursiyanto, Ahmad Ramadhan | Written ...

New to Streaming: The Assistant, Yes, God, Yes, The Rental, Metrograph Digital & More

New to Streaming: The Assistant, Yes, God, Yes, The Rental, Metrograph Digital & More With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options—not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves–each week we highlight the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

Impetigore Review: Joko Anwar’s Folk Horror Packs an Effective Wallop

Impetigore Review: Joko Anwar’s Folk Horror Packs an Effective Wallop Life has never been easy for Maya (Tara Basro). Raised by her aunt with no knowledge of her parents’ history, she’s struggled finding her place in the city. Her sole comfort is best friend Dini ...

Horror Highlights: Random Acts Of Violence, Lake Of Death, Impetigore, Blood In The Snow Film Festival, Grimfest, Pooka Lives!

Horror Highlights: Random Acts Of Violence, Lake Of Death, Impetigore, Blood In The Snow Film Festival, Grimfest, Pooka Lives! We're back with another installment of Horror Highlights! In today's feature, we have a look at the trailers for Random Acts of Violence, Lake of Death, and Impetigore, along with details on the 2020 ...

‘Gundala’: Film Review

‘Gundala’: Film Review Prolific hitmaker Joko Anwar further cements his reputation as one of the non-English-speaking world’s foremost fantasy filmmakers with “Gundala,” an action-packed and emotionally satisfying ...

‘Impetigore’: Film Review

‘Impetigore’: Film Review Joko Anwar scored Indonesia’s highest-grossing horror hit ever with “Satan’s Slaves,” a remake-slash-prequel to Sisworo Gautama Putra’s beloved if campy 1980 original. Already another big success at ...

Shudder’s July 2020 Highlights Include The Return Of The Living Dead, The Burning, In Search Of Darkness, The Beach House

Shudder’s July 2020 Highlights Include The Return Of The Living Dead, The Burning, In Search Of Darkness, The Beach House Looking to add some scares to your summer that you can enjoy from the great indoors? Shudder has you covered this July with an eclectic set of horror films both old and new, including the first three ...

Shudder Acquires Joko Anwar’s Impetigore

Shudder Acquires Joko Anwar’s Impetigore The Shudder acquisitions keep rolling in, making it the go-to streaming platform for horror fans looking for the latest horror releases from around the world. Following a premiere at Sundance, Shudder ...

Shudder Picks Up Joko Anwar’s ‘Impetigore’ Indonesian Horror (Exclusive)

Shudder Picks Up Joko Anwar’s ‘Impetigore’ Indonesian Horror (Exclusive) Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired all rights in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. to “Impetigore,” the hit horror movie by ...

Sundance 2020 Interview: Daily Dead Chats With Impetigore Writer/Director Joko Anwar and Co-Stars Marissa Anita, Tara Basro, and Christine Hakim

One of the more surprising Midnighters this writer saw at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival was Joko Anwar’s Impetigore, a gnarly and visceral waking nightmare of a journey that kept me guessing from ...

Sundance 2020 Review: Impetigore, Indonesia's Pre-Colonial Traditions Terrify In Joko Anwar's Latest

After being attacked at her job as a toll booth operator by a frenzied stranger, Maya (Tara Basro) retreats into her new job working at a discount clothing stall to try to separate herself from the ...

Sundance 2020: Ancestral Tales

Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection, a fiction debut that screened at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition, is a tale of a rural people ...

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival Lineup is Here!

As I sit here wondering just what on earth happened to 2019, it’s already time to start looking towards a new year, and more specifically, the prestigious 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which runs in ...

Film Review: In the Absence of the Sun (2014) by Lucky Kuswandi

“In the Absence of the Sun”, Lucky Kuswandi’s second feature film, won him the Best Director Award from the Indonesian Film Director’s Club, screened at a plethora of festivals all over the world, and ...

Trailer for Upcoming Indonesian Film “Impetigore” by Joko Anwar

Even as his latest comicbook superhero film “Gundala” prepares for release later this month, the trailer for “Impetigore”, director Joko Anwar’s fourth film of 2019, yet again a horror film, as been ...

Film Review: Solo, Solitude (2016) by Yosep Anggi Noen

When rioting breaks out in Jakarta in July 1996 and Wiji Thukul’s critical poems are chanted in the squares, the Suharto regime, which has been holding power in Indonesia for over 30 years, shutting ...

Promo Trailer for Indonesian Fake News Fable 'The Science of Fictions'

"The devil made him bite his own tongue." Screen has debuted a festival promo trailer for the Indonesian indie drama title The Science of Fictions, also known as Hiruk-pikuk si al-kisah originally. ...

Locarno Film Festival Lineup Includes Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ & Joseph Gordon-Levitt Pic ‘7500’

Locarno Film Festival Lineup Includes Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ & Joseph Gordon-Levitt Pic ‘7500’ This year’s Locarno Film Festival (Aug 7 -17) lineup includes Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Joseph Gordon-Levitt plane thriller 7500, which gets its world premiere at the Swiss ...

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