From The Editors

Review: ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLDS, Ambitious Fantasy Epic Indulges in Cheesy Backdrops and Melodrama

Riding in on a wave of curiosity and anticipation, popular webcomic adaptation Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds, the opener of Korea's first simultaneously filmed two-part series, represents one of the biggest gambles in Korean film history. No Korean...

Pingyao 2017 Review: THE TASTE OF RICE FLOWER Balances an Ethnic Minority's Family and Community Drama

Tsai Ming Liang´s collaborator Pengfei delivers his sophomore feature as an observation of life in transformation as tradition clashes and merges with modernity

Review: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, Stronger Than Ever with the Force

There’s nothing better than a great Star Wars movie. And this is a great Star Wars movie. In the interest of rightly remaining spoiler free, I’ll put forth that, generally speaking, The Last Jedi pulls off many things that The...

Review: STEEL RAIN, Bombastic Action-Drama Ponders Nuclear Armageddon

The first of a trio of major end-of-year releases in Korea this winter, Steel Rain is the third North Korea-themed action-thriller of 2017 (following Confidential Assignment and V.I.P.) and easily its most bombastic. From The Attorney helmer Yang Woo-suk, who...

Review: THE CHASE Leads Us Down Familiar Path

An intriguing, if admittedly low-key twist on the Korean serial killer chiller never really comes together in the mediocre The Chase, the third film from The Con Artists helmer Kim Hong-sun. Leading man Baek Yoon-sik (of Save the Green Planet...

Have Your Say: Is 4DX About Sense Or Nonsense?

Last January, I mentioned in this series of articles that cinemas in the Netherlands were finally getting their frikkin lasers, and guess what: we're now getting frikkin moving chairs as well. Yes, the famous 4DX logo has arrived at several...

Blu-ray Review: LE SAMOURAÏ Examines A Solitary Life Lived In Gunmetal Grey

It's a bit intimidating to be the one tasked with delivering an opinion on one the most beloved gangster fims ever made. The legendary Jean-Pierre Melville is one of French cinema's most revered filmmakers, and with good reason. Working adjacent...

Our Favorite Faces Of Michael Shannon

Water increases its volume when it gets close to freezing or close to boiling, and indeed Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape of Water keeps expanding nicely, now that it's gaining some box office heat. The film is currently the number...

JESSICA JONES Trailer: Season 2 Set for More Action, More Mystery, and More Alcohol

Netflix (unsurprisingly) had quite a hit with Jessica Jones, Marvel's most reluctant superhero who drowns her guilt and PTSD in endless shots of whiskey and casual sex. That is, when she's not a kick-ass private detective, a job that (barely)...

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Trailer: Robert Rodriguez Braves the Uncanny Valley for James Cameron

Like some kind of fever dream from my teenaged years, visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Aliens, Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) have joined forces like Voltron to create a groundbreaking new science fiction vision in Alita: Battle Angel. Like Cameron's...

Trailer Time: Anurag Kashyap Is Back With MUKKABAAZ, A Love Story Told Blow By Blow

A few days ago we shared Paintra, the first song from the new film by Anurag Kashyap, Mukkabaaz (The Brawler), with the assumption that a proper trailer was a little ways off. However, yesterday we were proven wrong when the...

Severin Films to Bring Post-Nuke Cult Classic THREADS to Blu in January '18!

Our friends at Severin Films have recently announced that they'll be releasing cult TV movie classic, Threads, on Blu-ray for the first time worldwide this upcoming January. I've never seen Threads myself, but the general reaction from the cult film...

Review: KALEIDOSCOPE Is Beautiful and Fragmented

Lots of mentally fragile guys are obsessed with their mothers, especially when it comes to cinematic tropes. Of course, there's Psycho, a giant of a film and a close cousin to Rupert Jones' debut feature, Kaleidoscope. Out today on VOD...

THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE's Andre Ovredal Takes Over Directing SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK

A report at Deadline has announced that Andre Ovredal, the Norwegian director of The Autopsy of Jane Doe and Trollhunter, will take over the direction of the adaptation of spooky tales for kids book series Scary Stories to Tell in...

CRYSTAL EYES (MIRADA DE CRISTAL): Watch The Trailer For Argentinian Giallo Flick

One of the takeaways from my trip to Morbido at the end of October was a sense that there is a burgeoning genre film community on the rise in Argentina. With films like What the Waters Left Behind from the...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See Feng Xiaogang's YOUTH in Cinemas!

Youth is the latest film from Feng Xiaogang, one of the most consistent hit-makers in the Chinese film industry. It tells the story of a group of young dancers at the end of China’s Cultural Revolution.     Originally scheduled to...

ALONG FOR THE RIDE Interview: Nick Ebeling Talks Dennis Hopper

Watching the documentary, The American Dreamer, in the year of its completion, 1971, would’ve made for a very different experience than watching it today. In its day, the film depicted only what it captured; an American artist given free reign...

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS In Hilarious Trailer For Norwegian Comedy

There's a bit of a Norwegian super-team assembled for upcoming comedy Opportunity Knocks (Norske Byggeklosser) - the new remake of one of the all time classic local pictures. Dead Snow producer Kjetil Omberg, The Bothersome Man producer Jørgen Storm...

SHOWDOWN IN MANILA: Key Art Debut Features Dudes With Guns

Yes. The article tile does state the obvious. Screen Anarchy gets to premiere the key art for Mark Dacascos' directorial debut Showdown in Manila. You can see left to right  Casper Van Dien, Mark Dacascos, Alexander Nevsky, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and...

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix as a Bearded Mystery Man, Again

Here's the great thing about beards, if you've never grown one: they can make you feel like a different person, which can reinforce feelings of isolation if you're down or even seriously depressed. Joaquin Phoenix is adorned with a dense...