Review: ‘NOLA Circus’… the most average show on Earth

NOLA Circus Theatrical release date: April 21, 2017 VOD (Video On Demand) release date: April 25, 2017 Guest review from Reel Reviews Over Brews NOLA Circus is a comedy, directed by Luc Annest, about two competing barber shops in New Orleans, that are right across the street from one another, and the ridiculous events that take place surrounding the owners and their friends and families. One Read More →

Review: Werner Herzog’s ‘SALT AND FIRE’ leaves a bitter taste.

SALT AND FIRE World Premiere – Shanghai Film Festival 2016 North American Premiere – Toronto International Film Festival 2016 Official Competition – Dubai International Film Festival 2016 Official Competition – Glasgow Film Festival 2017 SALT AND FIRE is about a mysterious hostage-taking where the leader of a small scientific delegation is deliberately stranded with two blind boys in an area of gigantic salt flats. Shot in Bolivia, the film Read More →

Review: ‘PATCH OF FOG’ will engulf you in its plot.

XLrator Media will be releasing A PATCH OF FOG on VOD and iTunes on January 24th.  The film stars Stephen Graham (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Conleth Hill (Lord Varys in HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) and was directed by Michael Lennox.   Fame. What are the inherent risks we take to remain in the spotlight? And for those who Read More →

Review: Meet the ‘Tree Man’ who works every Christmas selling trees in New York City

Every holiday season, hundreds of Christmas tree sellers from across North America descend upon the streets of New York City to ply their trade. Having left their homes and families behind, they endure the adversity of a migrant’s survival living out of their cars and vans. François, a Tree Man and father of three from Québec, returns to the same Read More →

Review: ‘THE SIMILARS’ (LOS PARECIDOS) is one effed up Twilight Zone tribute.

The Twilight Zone is still one of my favorite shows in television history. Each episode has an unpredictable storyline and a twist ending. The new film THE SIMILARS (LOS PARECIDOS) might be using the beloved series as a blueprint for its overwhelmingly creepy premise. Director Isaac Ezban gives us a glorious gift is shock and awe in this homage to Read More →

New series & documentary slate from XLrator Media & J2 Films on the Lifeframe label including ‘Cosplay Universe’ & ‘Origins’

XLrator Media (Jimi: All Is By My Side, The Machine) and J2 Films (We Are X) have announced they will co-produce a slate of pop culture and music-focused documentaries and TV series for worldwide distribution on XLrator Media’s “LIFEFRAME” documentary label. The deal was announced today by XLrator Media CEO Barry Gordon and J2 Films founders Jonathan McHugh and Jonathan Platt. The companies’ first co-production will be the TV series Read More →

Review: ‘SUN CHOKE’, is a mind melding thriller. In Theaters and on VOD.

Nothing makes me happier while watching a film than thinking I’m watching one story and then getting hit with a proverbial 2×4 in plot. It’s a ballsy move that either pays off or loses the audience. In Ben Cresciman‘s sophomore feature as both writer and director, a young woman’s health and sanity are in serious question. With the watchful eye from Read More →

XLrator Media acquires ‘The Windmill’ for North American Distribution on its acclaimed “Macabre” label

XLrator Media has acquired North American distribution rights to the suspense thriller THE WINDMILL and will release the film this October on its acclaimed “MACABRE” genre label. The film has its world premiere at FrightFest next month. THE WINDMILL marks the directorial debut of Nick Jongerius (producer of Frankenstein’s Army and Dead End), based on his original idea with screenplay by Suzy Quid and Chris W. Mitchell. The film stars Noah Taylor (“Game of Read More →

Production begins on ‘The Base’ from XLrator Media & Benattar/Thomas Productions

XLrator Media and Benattar/Thomas Productions announced the start of principal photography on the action-thriller THE BASE, starring Cam Gigandet (The Magnificent Seven, Twilight) and directed by Jesse Gustafson (Day 39). XLrator Media will release the film worldwide in 2017 on its “TURBO” action label. Based on an original story by Nigel Thomas and Rick Benattar and written by Guy Stevenson (The Last Heist), THE BASE stars Cam Gigandet as the leader Read More →

This trailer for ‘Flutter’ will make you shutter

For the first 30 seconds or so, I was totally set on seeing this twisted thriller. Then it hinted at something more sinister and it lost me. However, this still below does raise my curiosity. RELEASE DATE: November 17, 2015 DIRECTOR: Giles Borg WRITER: Stephen Leslie CAST: Joe Anderson, Anna Anissimova, Luke Evans, Billy Zane SYNOPSIS: John (Joe Anderson, The Read More →

Review: Experience a Mother’s Worst Nightmare in ‘The Diabolical’

This Friday comes a smart and unique horror story of a single mother’s own hellish reality. Thanks to XLrator Media and the directing of Alistair Lengrand, their film The Diabolical will keep you guessing all the way up to the final act. For those of you who are struggling in finding a decent horror film, this one may be worth the Read More →

XLrator Media Acquires ‘Tokyo Tribe’ For North American Distribution!

XLrator Media (Jimi: All Is By My Side, The Machine) has acquired North American distribution rights to the street-gang/martial arts action/hip-hop musical epic Tokyo Tribe, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). XLrator Media will release the film in Fall 2015 on its “TURBO” action label. Tokyo Tribe was written and directed by Sion Sono, whose previous film Read More →

XLrator Media Launches Unique Marketing Campaign to Celebrate the Release of ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’

LOS ANGELES (September 26, 2014) – XLrator Media announced the launch of a unique multi-layered content marketing initiative to reach “core-music fans” who will make up a large percentage of its opening weekend audience and box office take for JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE, opening in theaters September 26, 2014.