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Tribeca 2018 Dispatch: The Many Pleasures of Horror

Perhaps not every horror fan will confess this, but we’re not always looking for masterpieces, or even movies that we’d recommend wholeheartedly. Instead, it’s all about moments and ideas, preferably ones that reflect the whole of the filmmaker’s heart and...

Udine 2018 Review: LITTLE FOREST Will Have You Yearning for the Simple Life

In Korean cinema, when characters retreat to the countryside things generally don't work out too well for them, but in Yim Soon-rye's new drama Little Forest, a young woman regains her spirit, and as she does so, many viewers will...

Indian Film Fest LA 2018 Review: IN THE SHADOWS, There Be Men And Monsters

Delhi's dark alleyways get their closeup in filmmaker Dipesh Jain's Gali Guliyaan (In the Shadows), a psychological thriller about paranoia, isolation, and the long lasting effects of trauma. Khuddoos (Manoj Bajpayee) is a loner, a man who lives vicariously through...

Tribeca 2018 Poster Debut: Nathan Silver's THE GREAT PRETENDER Will Make You Believe

If you are a long time reader of these here pages, then you may very well already be aware of my love for the cinematic works of Nathan Silver. Working under the mode of roughly a movie a year, Silver...

Tribeca 2018 Dispatch: VR Round Up

Tribeca is back at it with another excellent lineup of VR content across their three curated sections: Storyscapes, Virtual Arcade, and Cinema 360. I got a chance to check out the majority of what was on tap and it is...

Overlook 2018 Preview: Get Ready New Orleans

It's no secret we're huuuge fans of the Overlook Film Festival and its spiritual parent the Stanley Film Fest. While last year's Overlook took place in the snowy environs of Oregon's Timberline Lodge, this year it's happenin' in the Big...

Tribeca 2018 Preview: Ten Notable Fest Selections

The 17th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival, running through April 29, is once again packed with films, talks, and moving image work beyond film such as VR, television, online work, and gaming events. The opening film is Lisa D'Apolito's Love,...

Neuchatel 2018 Announces David Cronenberg as President of the Jury

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) impresses every year with its consistently exciting line-ups of stellar genre treats. In addition to the films on offer, an impressive array of guests has graced the festival’s stage over the years including John...

Frontières Platform in Cannes Announces Sixteen Projects Vying For Production Partnerships

Cannes is around the corner and that means that our friends at Frontières are gearing up for another joint venture with the famed festival.    Returning after a successful debut year in 2017 Frontières returns with 16 genre projects looking...

Indian Film Fest LA 2018 Review: MERCURY, Karthik Subbaraj's Silent Thriller Turns Up The Heat

Mercury, the latest film from Tamil wunderkind director, Karthik Subbaraj, is a bold experiment in alternative storytelling. This film, touted as a “silent thriller” though really more of a ‘dialogue-free’ one, is the most high profile project of its kind...

Fantasia 2018: Festival Poster Revealed And Two Titles From Homegrown Talent

Wow. Are we talking about Fantasia already? We are barely out of the deep freeze of Winter so we imagine the Fantasia staff have emerged from their burrows and have good news to share with us.  The first bit is...

Indian Film Fest LA 2018 Review: TAKE OFF Is A Remarkable Testament The The Potential Of Indian Mainstream Cinema

In 2014, 46 Indian nurses were rescued from an ISIS controlled region of Iraq. Director Mahesh Narayan's 2017 feature, Take Off, is based on their story, and it became one of the biggest commerical and critical successes of last year...

Texas Frightmare 2018: Film Fest Lineup Includes Miike, AMERICAN GUINEA PIG, Italian Classics, World Premieres, and More!

The 13th annual Texas Frightmare Weekend horror convention is about a month away, and the team behind one of the country's best conventions has given ScreenAnarchy a first look at their film festival selections for 2018. In the past, Texas...

Crowdfund This: 2 WEEKS Uses Genre to Explore Asexuality

As cinema continues to be at the forefront of expression and representation in our ever deepening understanding of the nuances and touchstones of humanity's beautifully complex sexual cycles, one area that has rarely been looked at in storytelling is that...

Hot Docs 2018: THE ARTIST & THE PERVERT, North American Trailer Debut

Our attention turns to the upcoming Hot Docs Film Festival here in Toronto in April. Of the many films that will raise eyebrows and questions the film The Artist & The Pervert by directors Beatrice Behn and René Gebhardt is...

Exclusive Clip From CAPTURING THE FLAG: We Must Have Power

Set to enjoy its world premiere at the upcoming Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina, Capturing the Flag captures a day that is still reverberating throughout the United States. Synopsis: Capturing The Flag tells the story of...

Overlook 2018 Announces Massive Lineup with UNFRIENDED: DARK WEB, ST. AGATHA, HEREDITARY and Much More

After its first edition at the Timberline Hotel in Oregon, The Overlook Film Festival has moved to the haunted city of New Orleans, Louisiana. This year's festival, which runs from April 19th to April 22nd, is packed with the kind...

SXSW 2018 Wrap: All Our Coverage + Some Awesome Posters

That's a wrap on SXSW 2018. We've got a collection of photos of the coolest posters from the festival's poster gallery below right after links to all our coverage. See you next year, Austin! (Or, you know, at Fantastic...

Neuchatel 2018 Announces Major Retrospective of New Zealand Fantasy and Genre Cinema

The Neuchatel International Fantastric Film Festival (NIFFF) has announced that its 18th edition will see a long-held ambition come to fruition; a major retrospective of New Zealand genre cinema. 'What We Do in New Zealand', is being carried out in...

Calgary Underground 2018 Line-Up is Diverse and Eclectic: Lynne Ramsay! Freaks and Geeks! Blood and Donuts! Saturday Morning Cartoon Party!

The Calgary Underground Film Festival is coming up on April 16th, and their full slate of films for their fifteenth edition is an eclectic mixture sure to satisfy many tastes and moods. The opening night film is Jim Hosking's An...