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SXSW 2018: Exclusive Trailer for VR Original Series AWAKE

There's no denying that VR has taken over SXSW in a big way with some 27 pieces on display. We've been checking them all out and will have all the details very soon -- but we've got a special treat...

SXSW 2018 Trailer: THE RANGER

One of the many SXSW events we're excited about is the world premiere of Jenn Wexler's The Ranger on March 11th. A teaser trailer for this punk rock horror movie has just been released. The official synopsis is provided below....

SXSW 2018 Trailer: Take a Sci-Fi Trip with Eddie Alcazar's PERFECT

Eddie Alcazar's latest film Perfect, which is executive produced by Steven Soderbergh and features original music by Flying Lotus, is set for its world premiere at SXSW on March 11th. The fantastic trailer promises a visually stunning and psychedelic sci-fi journey....

SXSW 2018 Exclusive Clip: BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY, David Soul Is Left Befuddled

Set to enjoy its world premiere at SXSW 2018 next Tuesday, March 13 at 9:00 PM (Alamo Ritz 1 - limited seating capacity, get there early), Steve Sullivan's debut feature documentary Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story "tells a twisted...

SXSW 2018: In PROSPECT Teaser, Intergalactic Treasure Hunting Goes Horribly Wrong

Prospect, the intriguing indie sci-fi thriller lead by Jay Duplass and Pedro Pascal is premiering at SXSW this week and to celebrate the production has premiered a first-look teaser. I predict fans of hand crafted, sci-fi will fall in love...

SXSW 2018 Trailer: In ALL SQUARE, The Kids Are Good Bets

Michael Kelly is most familiar (to me) from his time spent as an ice-cold political operative on Netflix's House of Cards. Sure, he was a diabolical character, but what stood out to me was the suggestion that, somewhere, far beneath...

SXSW 2018: BLOOD FEST Teaser Delivers As Promised!

It must be noted that if you're going to title your film Blood Fest then you will have certain expectations to live up to. There must be a festival, for one. And it must be bloody. Director OWen Edgerton is...

SXSW 2018: Watch the Shorts that Laid the Groundwork for THUNDER ROAD and PROSPECT

Can’t wait for the curtain to be raised on upcoming SXSW world premieres and unsatisfied with reading synopses? Well, there are other ways of exploring what the Texas-based festival has in store for lucky badge-holders. Thunder Road and Prospect are...

SXSW 2018: Midnighters Unveiled! FIELD GUIDE TO EVIL, THE RANGER, HEREDITARY, GHOST STORIES, UPGRADE, and More!

Austin's annual entertainment smorgasboard, SXSW, is set to explode all over Central Texas beginning on March 9th, and today the Film Festival announced the lineup for my favorite section of the event, the Midnighters.  These are the films that Screen...

A LIFE IN WAVES: Exclusive Clip, With a Bull in a China Shop

Out today on VOD is Brett Whitcomb's SXSW documentary A Life in Waves, a film about electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani. The film is being released by Gunpowder & Sky and we have been asked to share a clip with...

M.F.A: Raven Banner Entertainment Claims Canadian Rights For Revenge Thriller

Our friends at Raven Banner Entertainment have acquired all rights here in Canada to Natalia Leite's revenge thriller M.F.A. The thriller about sexual violence on campus was written by Leah McKendrick who also stars in the film.    Raven Banner...

SXSW 2017 Review: THE HONOR FARM, Navel-gazing Millennial Witchery Goes Nowhere Fast

Maybe it's just me. Several of this decade's most acclaimed independent horror films have left me relatively cold. While I am not immune to the charms of films like The Babadook, and You're Next; there is another separate wave of...

SXSW 2017: Exclusive Clip from INHERITANCE

It's a big SXSW for Mark Webber. Aside from world premiering his new directorial outing Flesh and Blood, he also stars in Jessica Kaye and Laura E. Davis's Inheritance. We're very excited for the flick and are happy to share...

SXSW 2017: Exclusive Teaser for Chinese Parachute Student Docu MAINELAND

SXSW is kicking off Friday and the lineup is looking pretty solid, especially for the docs. One documentary that caught our eye is Miao Wang's Maineland. It just so happens we have the exclusive teaser trailer to share with you...

SXSW 2017: Watch This Exclusive Clip From Doc THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN

The new documentary from To Be Takei director Jennifer M. Kroot, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, will have its World Premiere at SXSW this year. ScreenAnarchy is pleased to offer you this exclusive clip as an appetizer. In the...

SXSW 2017 Announces Midnighters, Shorts and More: Expect MAYHEM

SXSW is mayhem. Mayhem, I tell you! And this year it will also screen Mayhem, a new film by Joe Lynch (pictured above). The midnighters program at SXSW has been announced and it consists of eight world premieres, including Joe...

SXSW 2017 Announcement Features New Flicks from Katz, Wright, Malick & More

SXSW is coming up quick! The fest runs March 10-18 and the good folks in Austin announced the bulk of their lineup today. There are still a few of the program's 125 films to be announced, but what we now...

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...

SXSW 2016: In 1985, Potent Memories Are Evoked In Just 8 Minutes

A little past two in the morning, I began weeping. I blame filmmaker Yen Tan. His short film, 1985, screens today at SXSW, but Mr. Tan kindly made it available for me to watch in advance. Though I'm sure it...

SXSW 2016 Exclusive Poster Debut: Yen Tan's 1985

We're gearing up to cover SXSW 2016, which begins next week in Austin, Texas, and to kick things off, we're happy to premiere the poster for Yen Tan's short film 1985. Mr. Tan wrote and directed the film, which stars...