Have Your Say: What Is The Best Movie Stunt Ever?

This week sees the premiere of D.J. Caruso's XXx: Return of Xander Cage, and the trailers promise it to be an action film with lots of crazy stuntwork. Thing is, what does "crazy stuntwork" mean these days? With computer graphics...

Our Favorite Faces of Vin Diesel

This upcoming weekend sees Vin Diesel back on the big screen again as Xander Cage in D. J. Caruso's xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage. Judging by the trailers, the action star doesn't seem to be stepping far out of...

Review: BAD KIDS OF CRESTVIEW ACADEMY

Ben Browder's film Bad Kids of Crestview Academy starts with a bang, with a SWAT-team storming a school. The policemen find mutilated bodies, a crashed Porsche, and a schoolgirl who literally opens fire on them (pun intended: she uses a...

Pretty Packaging: THE TATAMI GALAXY Gets Luxurious Housing

We're big fans of anime artist Yuasa Masaaki here at Screen Anarchy, and for a good reason: the man is a certified genius, and in an industry known for its endless rehashing, he is a bright light of raw originality....

Have Your Say: Cinemas With Frikkin Lasers?!

As of late, one of the cinemas in my hometown has started showing several movies in a new way: with lasers. I only noticed because in their schedule, I saw a logo next to some titles I hadn't seen before....

Our Favorite Faces Of Sean Astin

It's a new year, bringing resolutions and changes for everybody. Some things disappear, some new things will pop up, some existing things will... change. And one of the things that will change is our regular Friday celebrity quiz, which we...

Ard's Dozen Of Musings About 2016

Unlike my articles of 2014 and 2015, this year I actually had seen enough films to do a top-10 proper. So what happened? I flubbed it by mismanaging my time, and even missed the deadline for last week's splendid group...

The BLOOD MACHINES: TURBO KILLER 2 Kickstarter Gets Even Sexier

The guys who run the Kickstarter campaign for Blood Machines: Turbo Killer 2 are not fooling around: with more than double the target amount netted and less than 24 hours remaining on the counter, they still introduce new rewards! One...

Have Your Say: What Are You Looking Forward To Most In 2017?

And thus, expected yet still sudden, it became 2017. A Happy New Year, everyone! The previous twelve months were nothing if not tempestuous, be it in world politics, the film industries, or celebrity obituaries. And for good or for bad,...

Have Your Say: You Shouldn't Digitally Resurrect Dead Actors

By now I don't think it's a spoiler to say that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story takes place a short while before the very first (1977) Star Wars film, and as such is about the Death Star. Indeed, the...

Screen Anarchists On ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

(Do anarchists like rogues and rebels, or is there a disturbance in The Force?) Earlier this week I managed to get into a 3D IMAX screening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and I was surprised to notice...

Pretty Packaging: SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS Smells Sweet By Any Other Name

While not particularly successful at the box office, Patrick Mackendrick's 1957 film Sweet Smell of Success has over the years gained the status of classic, thanks to its searing script and the fantastically slimy performances by its two leads Tony...

Have Your Say: Where No STAR WARS Has Gone Before...

(Yeah, I know, that's a Star Trek quote. Don't kill me, geeks!) This week we have Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in cinemas, taking us across the galaxy to such exciting places as "Dusty Rock Planet", "Rainy Rock Planet",...

The Many Faces of James Earl Jones

This week sees the worldwide release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first in a series of stand-alone films taking place in the famed franchise's universe. According to our Jim Tudor it is quite good, and it has...

The Trailer For RON GOOSSENS: LOW BUDGET STUNT MAN Breaks More Stuff Than You Can Shake A Fist At

Here at Screen Anarchy we're big fans of directors Steffen Haars and Flip van der Kuil. The Dutch duo surprised friends and foes back in 2010 with New Kids Turbo, a cinema version of the sketch comedy troupe they were...

Pretty Packaging: DONNIE DARKO Gets A Black Box

Fifteen years ago, Richard Kelly's Donnie Darko arrived in cinemas, and it was a blast. An unconventional story with strong science fiction elements, rooted in actual quantum physics, and trusting the audience to be happy to be bamboozled? That's pretty...

Have Your Say: The Deepest Dive Into The Abyss

For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by the world beneath the sea. Not being a particularly good swimmer and living in a country adjoining uncomfortably cold water, I never got into diving. Instead, as a...

The Many Faces of Dame Judi Dench

Today sees the 82nd birthday of Dame Judi Dench, so this week we dedicate the quiz to her! A renowned actress for over six decades, she achieved worldwide fame at age 60 when she took on the role of "M"...

Pretty Packaging: JODOROWSKY'S DUNE Gets A Spiced French Release

Frank Pavich' documentary Jodorowsky's Dune has a lot of fans in these parts, with our Ryland Aldrich being one of them. Its subject is Jodorowsky's failed quest to create a film based on Frank Herbert's Dune saga, an attempt often...

Have Your Say: What's Your Favorite Movie Musical?

This week sees Damien Chazelle's musical La La Land opening wide across America. Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, the film won the audience award at the Toronto Film Festival this year, and many people hail it as a glorious...