Here's the Gnarly Story Behind the Head-Smashing Sound Effect in 'Midsommar'

"Oh boy, I need to wash up after that!"


A Beginner's Guide to Launching Your First Short Film

The filmmakers and judges behind Thunderdance Film Festival lend aspiring directors some wisdom on how to get your indie film seen.


Forget 4K, Lose Yourself in a Stunning 10K Timelapse of Brazil

Zoom into a Rio favela in super-high definition in this glorious video by Joe Capra.


The 21 Best Documentaries on Netflix

We go from cartel kingpins to Olympic-sized scandals in this list of the best documentaries on Netflix.


Two Words: Qatari Falconry. Two More Words: F*cking Surreal.

In ‘The Challenge,’ Italian filmmaker Yuri Ancarani shows how Western notions of power inspire Qatari falconers.


Sex-Positive Porn Director Wants Us to Ask, “Who Makes My Porn?”

Feminist porn pioneer Erika Lust strives to empower women with her empowering smut.


The 'Blade Runner' Writer Is the Most Interesting Man in the World IRL

Move over, Dos Equis dude: Michael Almereyda's new documentary about the life of Hampton Fancher, 'Escapes,' hits theaters this week.


[Premiere] iPhone-Shot Music Video Explores Beauty on the US–Mexico Border

Areas surrounding the US–Mexico border are places of tranquil beauty in the music video for Balmorhea’s “Sky Could Undress,” shot by artist Claire Cottrell.


40,000 Vintage Movie Posters Showcase a Living History of Film

One film fanatic has collected tens of thousands of vintage movie posters.


[Exclusive] Neill Blomkamp Teases the Horror in His Terrifying Next Film

The 'District 9' director shares concept images from his chilling new sci-fi film 'Zygote.'


'The Love Witch' Is Coming to New York for a Special Double-Feature

We talked to director Anna Biller ahead of the debuts of 'Viva' and 'The Love Witch' at Anthology Film Archives.


[Exclusive] This Film Was So F**ked Up That England Banned Its Youth Prisons

Now's your chance to catch Alan Clarke's "Scum," in all its brutality, on the big screen at Metrograph.