Now on Blu-ray: ASH VS. EVIL DEAD Scratches the Evil Dead Itch

When it was first announced that Sam Raimi's Evil Dead series was rising from the dead as a TV series last year, I jumped for joy. The Evil Dead films, and especially Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness, were...

Roddy McDowall Gets Busted: An Exclusive Excerpt From A THOUSAND CUTS by Dennis Bartok and Jeff Joseph

I'm not the sort of person who is precious about my consumption of films. For me, the recent hubbub surrounding the death of 35mm projection has largely been white noise that confuses the method of consumption for quality. However, if...

Mondo Macabro To Bring Three More Rare Gems To Blu-ray This Fall/Winter

Mondo Macabro, the world's finest cult cinema archaeologists, have dug up three more gems to add to their already amazingly diverse and fascinating collection. This trio will land on Blu-ray over the next six months or so as the materials...

Now on Blu-ray: DUKHTAR, Another Side of South Asian Cinema

Afia Nathaniel's drama Dukhtar was Pakistan's official entry to the Academy Awards back in 2015. While the film didn't receive the nomination, it was clear that this is a feature that resonated with audiences far beyond Pakistan's traditional film audiences....

Now On Blu-ray: OBSERVANCE Didn't Work For Me

Parker, a down on his luck private investigator is contracted to watch the goings-on at a young lady's apartment. In order to do so his employer, whose identity is a mystery and who communicates with Parker through an intermediary, finds...

Now on Blu-ray: In LOVE & PEACE, Sono Sion Gives Us The Warmest Feelings

Japanese filmmaker Sono Sion made a lot of movies in 2015. Before the year was up, Sono had no less than six films on cinema screens around the world at festivals and back home in Japan. So far the only...

Sonakshi Sinha Battles Anurag Kashyap In NAAM HAI AKIRA By A.R. Murugadoss

A.R. Murugadoss, the man who brought the world Ghajini - the musical adaptation of Memento - and 7 Aam Arivu, a film about a circus performer who is the last living scion of kung fu Bodhidharma, is back in the...

Teaser Time: Selvaraghavan's NENJAM MARAPPATHILLAI, A Romantic Horror Thriller

One of the most interesting filmmakers working in India's Tamil film industry is Selvaraghavan. This director, who happens to be the elder brother of actor Dhanush (Aadukalam and the upcoming project from Persepolis director, Marjane Satrapi), has a very distinct...

So, This Is Something... RANVEER CHING RETURNS, The Craziest Ad I've Ever Seen

A couple of years ago up and coming Bollywood superstar Ranveer Singh (Band Baaja Baaraat, Lootera) appeared in a one off music video for a song called "My Name is Ranveer Ching." The music video was meant as a big...

BiFan 2016 Review: AUTOHEAD Drives Into the Gritty Heart of Indian Genre

Narayan (Deepak Sampat) is one of nearly a quarter of a million auto rickshaw drivers weaving through the busy streets of Mumbai. As a documentary film crew follows him around, it soon becomes clear that there is something a bit...

Now on Blu-ray: A Definitive Release of ZOMBIE HOLOCAUST / DR. BUTCHER, M.D. From Severin Films

When I was a teenager and the internet was young, there weren't many resources readily available in suburban Sacramento for finding the weird, way-out films that made me smile. In fact, at the time, there was really only one place...

Now on Blu-ray: Grindhouse Releasing's CAT IN THE BRAIN Will Have Fans Purring

Italian director Lucio Fulci had a 40-year career that saw him working in every conceivable film genre. However, no matter how varied his work was, he will always be remembered as the Godfather of Gore. Fulci's horror films, starting with...

Review: KABALI, Superstar Rajinikanth's Best Film in Years

For millions of people around the world, the release of a new film from Tamil actor Rajinikanth is more than just a movie, it's an event. Superstar Rajinikanth is a performer whose mere mention inspires near-religious worship. Unfortunately, this has...

Blu-ray Review: THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD Gets A Definitive Release From Scream Factory

This might be a first for ScreenAnarchy. Today we are checking out the Scream Factory collector's edition Blu-ray of Dan O'Bannon's The Return of the Living Dead. This marks the third time we've reviewed a Blu-ray release of this film...

Trailer Time: New Footage From A FLYING JATT Hints At A Goofy Underdog Superhero Flick

With its cinema release closing in, Remo D'Souza's A Flying Jatt is cranking up the promotional machine behind their superhero flick. Today Balaji Motion Pictures released the full trailer for the film, and this footage tells a very different story...

Now on Blu-ray: RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN, RETURN OF THE KILLER TOMATOES, THE SWINGING CHEERLEADERS, SUTURE

Let's take a look at four of Arrow Video USA's latest Blu-ray releases. First up is the US Blu-ray debut of Gilles Penso's Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan, next up we have sci-fi spoof Return of the Killer Tomatoes, then...

Now On Blu-ray: THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME, JUST DESSERTS, GREEN ROOM, And THE WAVE

Time to catch up on a diverse quartet of recent Blu-ray releases that are definitely worth your time. This time around we take a look at Mamoru Hosoda's The Girl Who Leapt Through Time in a deluxe Blu-ray edition from...

Blu-ray Review: CARNIVAL OF SOULS, Still a Puzzling, Creepy Ride

Herk Harvey's Carnival of Souls is a weird little movie. Made in 1962 for about $30,000, Carnival of Souls is one of the creepiest films of the early '60s, and not entirely on purpose. The film was shot by Harvey...

Giveaway: Win Jeremy Saulnier's GREEN ROOM on Blu-ray from ScreenAnarchy and Lionsgate!

Jeremy Saulnier's Green Room is one of the best reviewed films of the year and we've teamed up with Lionsgate Home Video to giveaway a copy of the brand new Blu-ray to a ScreenAnarchy reader! In case you've been living...

Asian Film Festival of Dallas Starts Thursday, July 14 With An Awesome Lineup

The 2006 edition of the Asian Film Festival of Dallas (AFFD) was the first time I ever wrote about film for the public, so it has a special place in my heart.  This year marks the 15th anniversay of the...