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AnarchyVision: Jerry Lewis, LOGAN LUCKY, THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD, INGRID GOES WEST and GOOD TIME

A brief look at the remarkable career of the legendary performer Jerry Lewis, as well as a slew of films to check out -- Logan Lucky, The Hitman's Bodyguard, Ingrid Goes West and Good Time. -- all in the latest...

Have Your Say: What's The Best Film Heist Ever?

Steven Soderbergh's Logan Lucky has hit cinemas, and while it hasn't run off with the box office yet, fans of the quirky director sure get their money's worth. In his review, Jim Tudor says: "Your mileage may vary, but it's...

Our Favorite Faces Of Ryan Reynolds

This weekend, Patrick Hughes' The Hitman's Bodyguard became quite a hit itself, scoring big with audiences and netting itself a nice box-office. And this happened despite decidedly lackluster reviews, slamming the film for lack of originality and the leads for...

10+ Years Later: Does SCHOOL OF ROCK Still Make the Grade?

There are two dominant beats in play for the duration of School of Rock, the 2003 crowd-pleasing box office comedy smash. Most visible and memorable is frontman Jack Black. But just behind him, keeping perfect time and setting the thumping...

Fantasia 2017 Interview: Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson on Crafting THE ENDLESS

Recently at Fantasia 2017, I was able to catch the Canadian premiere of The Endless, the new feature from co-directing duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. As with Resolution and Spring, what they did here with The Endless was rain...

Have Your Say: What Is The Best GODZILLA Film?

Last week, Anno Hideaki's Shin Godzilla got a theatrical release in the United Kingdom. At the same time, it got a DVD and Blu-ray release in Germany and the Netherlands, which is how I finally got to see it. And...

AnarchyVision: WIND RIVER, MENASHE, STEP, THE GLASS CASTLE

This week's releases include the icey thriller Wind River, the moving Menashe, the celebrated doc Step and the overwrought The Glass Castle. Watch the video below....

Our Favorite Faces Of Tom Hardy

In a crowded field of summer blockbusters and event films, Christopher Nolan's war evacuation epic Dunkirk has done pretty damn well for itself, netting more than 340 million USD in worldwide box-office in just over three weeks. Our Pierce Conran...

AnarchyVision: Best Stephen King Films - What Are Your Favorites?

In this clip from Entertainment Tonight Canada, I list what I believe are the best films to come from narratives penned by the iconic writer Stephen King. Here are my five picks. What are yours? Discuss in the comments below......

Fantasia 2017 Review: Small Gauge Trauma Showcases Horrific Standouts

(The still above is from iMedium, one of the best shorts in the Small Gauge Trauma block.) It's no secret that we adore Fantasia here at ScreenAnarchy. In addition to the great live events, features, and raucous Q&As, the festival always...

Notes on Streaming: THE LAST TYCOON, Searching for Optimists in a Sea of Cynicism

Old Hollywood comes to life in The Last Tycoon, inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's unfinished last novel, but surely influenced by the machinations of present-day Hollywood. Fitzgerald's novel, prepared by Edmund Wilson, was published posthumously in 1941, soon after the...

Fantastic Fest 2017: First Wave of Films Will Knock Your Teeth Out

Wow. Fantastic Fest isn't fucking around. The manic first wave of this year's festival includes the U.S. premiere of S. Craig Zahler's (Bone Tomahawk) new film Brawl in Cell Block 99 --- starring Vince Vaughn, Don Johnson, and Udo Kier --- fresh...

AnarchyVision: THE DARK TOWER, BIGBSY BEAR, LANDLINE and AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL

A look this week at a Stephen King adaptation and a slew of Sundance flicks making their way to screens following festival runs....

Have Your Say: Who Wants Another VALERIAN Movie?

Last Saturday I returned home after two weeks of vacation with the family, and I immediately checked the local venues to see where Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets was playing. I'm a huge fan of...

Our Favorite Faces Of Robert Mitchum

Yesterday it was the 6th of August, 2017, and it marked the 100th birthday of one of Hollywood's most legendary actors: Robert Mitchum. And even though he left us twenty years ago, this provides us with a stellar opportunity to...

10+ Years Later: Checking-in On The Cult Status Of BATTLE ROYALE

More than ten years ago, my infatuation with surreal, thought provoking, challenging and unique anime was what led to my initial discovery and viewing of Kinji Fukasaku’s controversial and vastly influential final film Battle Royale. The anime I refer to...

Fantasia 2017: Screen Anarchy Wraps Up Another Remarkable Year In Montreal

The 21st edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival has come to a close, and it was a smorgasbord of cinema, excusions, panels, special events and get togethers. Every year of I reiterate that this fest is the 'summer-camp' for...

AnarchyVision at Fantasia 2017: ATOMIC BLONDE, GOOD TIME, LADY MACBETH

Reporting once again from Montreal's famed Fantasia Film Festival, in this edition I look at Cannes Palme d'or contender Good Time, directed by the Safdie brothers and starring Robert Pattinson, along with Charlize Theron's punch-up Atomic Blonde, and the sublime...

Have Your Say: What is Your Favorite "Altered State" Movie?

After last week's epic discussion on the future of movie watching, I figured it best to approach this week's HYS with something a little less... daunting. Kinda. This past Saturday I unexpectedly found myself rewatching Ken Russell's Altered States for...

Santiago 2017 Preview: Chilean Cinema, Yoko Ono and European Invasion in Santiago

The 13th Santiago International Film festival, introduces more than a hundred international and domestic productions at the Chilean gathering.