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Australian Sci-fi Thriller RESTORATION Seals Deals with New Zealand's SKY and Virgin Australia

Australian sci-fi thriller Restoration is set in a near-future world where humans have their memories downloaded for backup, and one man awakes after a routine backup with his memories restored into a body that is not his own.    ...

MISS HOKUSAI: New Trailer for US Release of Production I.G.'s Latest

Set in 19th century Edo, Japan. Miss Hokusai blends the magical realism sensibility of Studio Ghibli with Ozu Yasujirô-like framing. Famed artist Tetsuzo, a.k.a. Hokusai Katsushika, and his grown daughter O-Ei form the basis of the tale, but it extends...

Fantastic Fest 2016: TERRY TEO Celebrates Fest Inclusion With a New Poster

The Second Wave for Fantastic Fest dropped this afternoon and already the members of ScreenAnarchy going to this year's festival are feverishly updating and prioritizing their wish lists for that week.    From the comfort I my own home I...

Review: HANDS OF STONE, Fleet of Foot, Light on Insight

For more than three decades after Raging Bull was released in 1980, Robert De Niro wisely stayed away from the boxing world on screen. After all, once you've appeared in one of the most spellbinding and spiritually troubling cinematic experiences...

Review: DON'T BREATHE Speeds Through Tight Turns With Wild Abandon

A muscular thriller, Don't Breathe manhandles a vaguely familiar premise into a fresh, frenzied experience. Directed by Fede Alvarez (2013's Evil Dead), the setup is brisk. Three Detroit teenagers (Jane Levy, Dylan Minette, Daniel Zovatto) have made an art out...

IRU MUGAN Trailer: Vikram Is a Dead Serious Friend and Delightfully Daft Foe

The monomymic Vikram is one of my favorite Indian actors. He has, over the course of 25 years, created an amazing body of work that is unlike anything else I can think of. He divides his time between mainstream masala...

Trailer For Japanese Sci-Fi Action Short MUGA SHOZOKU Looks Impressive

Fresh from its festival tour, Rashad Haughton's short film Muga Shozoku is getting ready to make its online debut, and we've got a very impressive looking trailer to share. Haughton may be familiar to ScreenAnarchy readers as the writer/director of 2012's...

Review: I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER Morphs From Teen Fiction to Murder Mystery to Cagey Thriller

"There is a savage beast in every man," wrote George R.R. Martin in A Storm of Swords, and American teenager John Wayne Cleaver has taken those words to heart. John (Max Records) lives in a small, cold town in the...

JACK GOES HOME: See The New One Sheet Then Watch The Trailer

A new trailer and a one sheet for Thomas Dekker's sophomore effort Jack Goes Home dropped recently. We have both here to share with you.    Jack Goes Home had its World Premiere at SXSW last Spring and was promptly picked...

Review: IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE, An Exceptional Scandinavian Thriller

I think it's pretty hard not to completely adore Stellan Skarsgård. From his achingly perfect performances working with Lars Von Trier to comic book blockbusters like Thor to the original Insomnia, he's one of the great actors of this or any...

Review: MIA MADRE, Saying Goodbye to Mother

Nanni Moretti's latest film, Mia Madre, is elegant, understated, and discreetly moving. A personal, if not autobiographical film, Mia Madre chronicles the slow death of a filmmaker's mother as the director struggles to complete her movie. Moretti experienced the hospitalization...

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Trailer Rides Wave of Critical Praise

Emerging out of Sundance early this year as a critical favorite, Manchester by the Sea follows Casey Affleck, who finds himself the unexpected guardian of his teenage nephew. The first trailer leans heavily on the critical praise, which makes it...

INFIERNO EN EL CIELO: New Spanish Trailer for Russian Thriller FLIGHT CREW

A new trailer for Infierno en el Cielo gets right to the point: this is a crazy airplane thriller (apparently) that you probably won't want to watch if you have a fear of flying and/or are taking a flight anytime...

RINGS Trailer: New, Flat Screen Version

How do you update a movie that revolves around something that most people don't even have anymore? Writers in Hollywood have been slaving on this challenge for years and here's what they've come up with for Rings, directed by F....

Review: KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE, A Fascinating, RASHOMON-Style Meta Investigation

Christine Chubbuck, a news reporter in Sarasota, Florida, killed herself in an apparent suicide on live television in 1974. Because it took It place way before the internet age, and the only existing original videotape of the actual incident is...

Now on Blu-ray: DER BUNKER Comes Out of Hiding

Just in time for the beginning of the school year, Nikias Chryssos' Der Bunker arrives on Blu-ray and DVD. It is a strange one. Quoting from the official synopsis: "A student (Pit Bukowski, Der Samurai) rents a room in a...

Virtual Reality Awaits at Horrible Imaginings Film Festival

Whenever I think of virtual reality, I wrinkle my nose a bit and think of the early 2000s and that one cheesy Aerosmith video. However, with so many film festivals now offering VR components in their programming, I'm convinced that...

Watch This Exclusive Clip From LEVEL UP, in US Cinemas This Friday

Adam Randal's debut feature film Level Up opens in US cinemas this coming Friday, August 26, from FilmBuff. We have been given an exclusive clip to share with you today.   Thrillers centered around the world of video games as...

HUM: Watch The Trailer For Dark South African Thriller

We've become increasingly convinced in recent years that South Africa's film industry is one to watch, a young generation of intriguing talent very much on the rise throughout the country. And as we build our list of names to keep...

Review: EINSTEIN'S GOD MODEL Burns with Science

Einstein's God Model is a small movie made of big ideas with an unfortunate title. Its preoccupation with science is its driving force, played out as an old school science fiction yarn, about men tampering in God's domain. Life beyond...