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Nordic Genre Boost: More About Those Seven Films From This Year's Edition

This year's Nordic Genre Boost wrapped up in Haugesund, Norway during the Norwegian International Film Festival. When we reported on the selections back in February we reported that the Nordic Genre Boost exists to help a fledgling genre film scene...

Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival Announces Lineup For Inaugural Year

There is a new kid on the block in Philadelphia, an upstart film festival with a lineup of film oddities that will satisfy the appetite of most fantastic cinema fans. The Phliadelphia Unnamed Film Festival starts off its first year...

CURVE signals the arrival of a new master of horror

Currently making the rounds at international festivals and gaining plaudits wherever it plays, is Tim Egan’s debut film CURVE. A short of Australian origin that is carried by strong word of mouth, the tightly edited nightmare is sure to leave...

DOG EAT DOG: RLJ Entertainment Grabs North American Rights For Paul Schrader's Kindnapping Flick

Ahead of it's North American premiere here in Toronto next month RLJ Entertainment has acquired the North American rights for Paul Schrader's Dog Eat Dog starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe. As you will read in the press announcement excerpt...

FRANCESCA: Three Disc Edition From Unearthed Films in September

A heads up for all you Giallo film fans out there that the Argentinian giallo flick Francesca from Luciano and Nicolás Onetti will be coming out on DVD and Blu-ray on September 27th courtesy of Unearthed Films.    It’s been 15 years...

Review: DON'T BREATHE Speeds Through Tight Turns With Wild Abandon

A muscular thriller, Don't Breathe manhandles a vaguely familiar premise into a fresh, frenzied experience. Directed by Fede Alvarez (2013's Evil Dead), the setup is brisk. Three Detroit teenagers (Jane Levy, Dylan Minette, Daniel Zovatto) have made an art out...

Trailer For Japanese Sci-Fi Action Short MUGA SHOZOKU Looks Impressive

Fresh from its festival tour, Rashad Haughton's short film Muga Shozoku is getting ready to make its online debut, and we've got a very impressive looking trailer to share. Haughton may be familiar to ScreenAnarchy readers as the writer/director of 2012's...

Review: I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER Morphs From Teen Fiction to Murder Mystery to Cagey Thriller

"There is a savage beast in every man," wrote George R.R. Martin in A Storm of Swords, and American teenager John Wayne Cleaver has taken those words to heart. John (Max Records) lives in a small, cold town in the...

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...

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Trailer Rides Wave of Critical Praise

Emerging out of Sundance early this year as a critical favorite, Manchester by the Sea follows Casey Affleck, who finds himself the unexpected guardian of his teenage nephew. The first trailer leans heavily on the critical praise, which makes it...

I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER: Alternative Poster Gets Cracked

A new, alternative poster for I Am Not a Serial Killer might be considered a bit of a spoiler. But it's not. Billy O'Brien's movie, which I saw earlier this year at SXSW, starts off almost like a John Hughes...

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...

Recreating Star Wars with Drones and a Whole Lot of Color

A big production topic of the past few years has been drones, drones and more drones. And when it comes to hyper realistic aerial chases, no one does it better than Corridor Digital. Known for their insane VFX tricks on...

Review: KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE, A Fascinating, RASHOMON-Style Meta Investigation

Christine Chubbuck, a news reporter in Sarasota, Florida, killed herself in an apparent suicide on live television in 1974. Because it took It place way before the internet age, and the only existing original videotape of the actual incident is...

Interview: Uncertainty Principle - Robert Greene on KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE

I first encountered Robert Greene's inventive and daring filmmaking at the Art of the Real film series in 2013. Actress, his film starring Brandy Burre playing herself in a documentary-style portrayal of an aging actress in upstate New York, was...

Jon Bernthal And Imogen Poots Join Jamie Dagg's Thriller SWEET VIRGINIA

Yesterday news cames down the line from Deadline that Jon Bernthal (Daredevil) and Imogen Poots (Green Room) have come on board the new triller Sweet Virginia from Jamie Dagg. Bernthal and Poots will be joined by Christopher Abbott (TV's Girls),...

Virtual Reality Awaits at Horrible Imaginings Film Festival

Whenever I think of virtual reality, I wrinkle my nose a bit and think of the early 2000s and that one cheesy Aerosmith video. However, with so many film festivals now offering VR components in their programming, I'm convinced that...

MEDOUSA: George Lazopoulos Talks His Horror-Fantasy

A middle-aged but still very beautiful, dark-haired woman sits before a mirror admiring her reflection as she puts on the finishing touches of makeup. Through the mirror's view we see a young boy's eyes piercing the reflection of the woman....

Watch This Exclusive Clip From LEVEL UP, in US Cinemas This Friday

Adam Randal's debut feature film Level Up opens in US cinemas this coming Friday, August 26, from FilmBuff. We have been given an exclusive clip to share with you today.   Thrillers centered around the world of video games as...

Chiller Films Releasing Gregg Bishop's SIREN This December

Gregg Bishop's horror flick Siren will coming out on digital platforms and DVD this December. This is good news if you are fans of the V/H/S anthology series. More on that at the end.    Siren will also be making...