From The Editors

MAYHEM: Theatrical Release And Shudder Streaming For Joe Lynch's Office Tower Thriller

RLJ Entertainment and AMC's streaming service Shudder will be releasing Joe Lynch's action thriller Mayhem (read our very positive review here), starring The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun at the end of 2017 and into 2018. As you may read in the...

BUSHWICK: Check Out Three Teaser Posters For The Urban Invasion Thriller

Bushwick, an urban invasion thriller directed by Cooties' Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott, played tonight at Cannes in the Directors' Fortnight Features program. Yesterday, Collider debuted three new teaser posters, running with the colors of American patriotism. You will find...

70s Rewind: STAR WARS Memories, What Are Yours?

Frankly, this is a slow news day, even on the international front, so I'm bowing to the Force and sharing my 'first time watching Star Wars experience,' in the hopes that you'll have something better to share in the comments...

Review: HERMIA & HELENA, Lovely Cinematic Playfulness

Matias Piñeiro's Hermia & Helena begins almost identically as his last film Princess of France, looking down at a soccer field. But they are two very different films. Even though his usual light-as-feather approach at twenty-something's bohemian lives and romantic...

Cannes 2017 Review: THE MERCILESS Punches Up Familiar Gangster Tale

After helming a low-key music drama (The Beat Goes On) and a romantic comedy (Whatcha Wearin'?), director Byun Sung-hyun finally shows off what may be his true colors in the brash and confident half gangster thriller, half prison drama The...

10+ Years Later: CODE 46 Showed Us That We Are All Replicants

With a new Blade Runner film on the way later this year, it seems an appropriate time to revisit a certain overlooked 2003 film that is as close to a prequel to Ridley Scott's seminal clone-noir as there ever was....

Crowdfund This: A Big, Big Reprint Of BEYOND TERROR

What makes for a good crowdfunding campaign? An interesting subject helps, a goal limit which is humble helps, giving something back for your contribution helps... Well, Fab Press' campaign for re-issuing Stephen Thrower's long-sold-out book about Italian director Lucio Fulci...

Cannes 2017 Review: THE BEGUILED, A Campy Anatomy of Lust

Sofia Coppola is a filmmaker whose work I've appreciated from a distance. I know she's a great director, but apart from Marie Antoinette, her stories of rich white people and their troubles has held little interest for me. But as...

WHAT THE WATERS LEFT BEHIND: A Harrowing Trailer Emerges From The Depths of a Dead Argentinian Tourist Trap

We eagerly await What the Waters Left Behind, the new horror film from Luciano and Nicolas Onetti, directors of giallo flicks Sonno Profondo and Francesca. As it makes its way through post-production, they took it to Cannes and presented the...

Pretty Packaging: Sculpting Time With The Andrei Tarkovsky Boxset

When we think of pretty packaging of DVD/Blu-ray releases, the usual disc-pimping suspects pop up: Arrow, CJ-Entertainment, Criterion (when so minded), Anime Limited, Eureka, Funimation, Wild Side Video, Sentai Filmworks... Curzon Arificial Eye will generally not be in that shortlist,...

Now on Blu-ray: Open Your Mind, Step Into THE VOID

Today marks the Blu-ray release of Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie's new horror film, The Void. Regular Screen Anarchy readers will recognize the co-directors as members of the renegade Winnipeg cinema collective Astron-6, but The Void is their first feature...

Crowdfund This: Phil Tippett's MAD GOD, Demented Stop-Motion Animation

I confess that the first two parts of Phil Tippett's Mad God completely passed me by, but now that a kind reader has tipped us off to the existence of Part 3, all I can say is ... wow! Tippett...

Sir Roger Moore Has Passed Away

Sir Roger Moore, best known for portraying James Bond in seven installments of the spy series, has died, according to his official Twitter account. He was 89. Moore's screen career dated back to the 1940s and gained momentum through the...

Cannes 2017 Dispatch: A Strong Year for the Sidebars

The main attraction at what might be the world's most bifurcated film festival is certainly the Palme d'Or competition. But there is always a film or two that finds a fair amount of buzz out of one of the primary...

Cannes 2017 Review: THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, Love Can Make Us Cruel

Human beings can be kind, generous, and loving. But they can also be self-indulgent, vicious, and cruel. We all want to believe that, under certain circumstances, we would sacrifice and fight for the lives of our loved ones. But would...

American Cinematheque To Screen BILL & TED Double Feature With Alex Winter This July, Most Excellent!

Los Angeles, prepare your self for a most non-heinous adventure this July 2nd at 7:30 when the American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre is set to screen the iconic Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and its amazingly weird sequel Bill & Ted's...

Have Your Say: About That Netflix Versus The Cannes Film Festival Thingy...

The Cannes Film Festival wouldn't be the Cannes Film Festival without a controversy or scandal or two, but this year it all seems to be rather mild. Yes, there's something wrong with you if you think Claudia Cardinale at that...

Exclusive: MILES Poster Debut, A Boy on the Girl's Volleyball Team

We are pleased to present the exclusive poster debut for Miles, an independently-produced film about family, college and sports, starring Tim Boardman and Molly Shannon. Here's the official synopsis: Miles Walton (Tim Boardman) is biding his time until he can...

AnarchyVision: ALIEN: COVENANT, Cannes 2017, OKJA, LOVELESS, THE SQUARE

A look at the latest in the Alien franchise, as well as Cannes gems Loveless, The Square, and how Okja's Neflix nature has unsettled local purists....

TABULA RASA: Watch The Trailer For a Psychological Thriller TV Series From Director of CUB

Watch the pretty amazing trailer for a new Dutch language television series, Tabula Rasa, directed by Kaat Beels and Jonas Govaerts, director of the Belgian horror flick Cub.   Tabula Rasa is a psychological thriller about Mie, a young woman...