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Crowdfund This: Season Two of THE EYESLICER Will Be So Good They'll Write Their Own Penultimate Headline, Thank You Very Much

If you are a curiously twitchy reader, one who likes their cinema and television jarring and jangling, you may already be in the know on the madcap brilliance of DIY web show The Eyeslicer a DIY. Devised by indie film...

SICK FOR TOYS: First Trailer For Christmas Time Horror

David Del Rio's feature film debut, the Christmas-time horror Sick For Toys, is up for grabs at the Marche du Film this week. To draw in potential rights buyers the first trailer was released this week. You will find it...

Cannes 2018: In ARCTIC Clip, Watch Mads Mikkelsen Dig a Hole

I would follow Mads Mikkelsen to the ends of the earth. So the idea of the actor trekking solo in the arctic regions sounds absolutely delightful. But I get it. Maybe you're not so easily convinced. Mikkelsen stars in Arctic,...

Toronto Japanese 2018: DESTINY: THE TALE OF KAMAKURA Trailer Enchants

Recently, my colleague Andrew Mack wrote about the upcoming Toronto Japanese Film Festival and its just-announced lineup. We've got a trailer for the opening night film, Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura, that is simply enchanting. Directed by Yamazaki Takashi, it...

Tribeca 2018 Review: LEMONADE, Male Toxicity Contaminates the Promised Land

The feature debut by Ioana Uricaru is a Romanian New Wave shrouded as U.S. indie.

LA Asian Pacific Film Fest 2018: Exclusive Trailer for AUGUST AT AKIKO'S

Christopher Makoto Yogi's feature debut August at Akiko's debuted this past winter at Rotterdam and received rave reviews. Next up is a stop at the LA Asian Pacific Film Fest this weekend and we've got the world premiere of the...

DOWNRANGE: Exclusive Clip and Alternate Poster for Kitamura's Thriller

Downrange arrives on the streaming service Shudder today, April 26th. Tomorrow it opens in NYC at Brooklyn's Nitehawk Cinema. Director Ryuhei Kitamura will be attending midnight screenings on both the 27th and 28th!   Screen Anarchy has been given an exclusive...

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...

SXSW 2018 Review: MILFORD GRAVES FULL MANTIS, Discovering Hidden Worlds of Sight and Sound

Music documentaries usually fall into a few limited categories, including glowing hagiographies, concert films and rise-and-fall tragedies. These categories persist, at least in part, because they provide foolproof audience-friendly templates for filmmakers to follow. Milford Graves Full Mantis goes down...

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 Review: PROSPECT Mines Human Territory

Prospect begins with an alien moon rotating through the grungy windshield of a massive orbiting space station. But instead of the sweeping orchestral score you might expect -- one to signify the epicness of the moment -- an equally grungy...

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 Review: OUTSIDE IN, The Struggle to Find One's Self

The work of Seattle writer-director Lynn Shelton (Humpday, Your Sister's Sister) is becoming synonymous with a certain corner of Americana: geographically the northwest of the USA, but also with middle-class (admittedly mainly white) people and their daily struggles with love,...

SXSW 2018 Review: In OPERATION ODESSA, Gangsters, Narcos and Spies Spin True-Life Tales of Mayhem

Operation Odessa, the latest title from Showtime Documentary Films, is a jaw-dropping true-crime documentary that really must be seen to be believed. There have been many great docs about the Miami underworld but Operation Odessa is surely one of the very best....

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...

Rotterdam 2018 Review: I HAVE A DATE WITH SPRING, a Playful Tragicomic Ensemble Drama about The End Of The World

Do not be fooled by the outwardly cheery title of Baek Seung-bin’s I Have A Date With Spring – the film is actually about individuals whose birthdays fall one day before doomsday.   For a country like South Korea, which...

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...