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Review: THE RED TURTLE, Gorgeous and Seriously Emotional

Human emotions can be fragile, unpredictable things. However, they can sometimes also be pretty damned predictable. Show someone a kitten and they'll feel an emotional pang. Show a human going through the stages of life from youth to life's logical...

LUC VAN TIEN: TUYET DINH KUNGFU - Watch The Final Teaser And Official Trailer For Andy Long Nguyen's Thrilling Martial Arts Lead Debut

It's been a few months since Happy Entertainment began teasing director Hoang Phuc's latest, Luc Van Tien: Tuyet Dinh Kungfu. As such, with two teasers long past, a third teaser arrived this week along with an official trailer that guarantees...

Review: XXX: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE Is Legitimately Expendable

Vin Diesel resurrects extreme sports secret agent Xander Cage for this belated third entry in the xXx franchise, 12 years after Ice Cube last carried the torch for counter-culture covert operatives. Boasting a large international ensemble and a globe-trotting espionage...

Full Trailer For Tsui Hark And Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST 2 Goes Full Monkey

Hong Kong cinema icons Tsui Hark and Stephen Chow have teamed up for the upcoming Journey To The West: Demon Chapter as director and producer, respectively, and while the pair have clearly had a blast with the teaser campaign so...

Slamdance 2017 Preview: ScreenAnarchy's Top Picks

Touted as the festival "for filmmakers by filmmakers", the 23rd Annual Slamdance Film Festical kicks off Friday Jaunary 20th at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City, Utah. A stone's throw away from the hustle and bustle of Sundance, Slamdance...

Criterion in April 2017: TAMPOPO, RUMBLE FISH, Wim Wenders and French Musicals

Is that my stomach rumbling at the prospect of seeing a 'ramen Western' again? Or are my eyes crying with joy at the thought of experiencing classic Coppola in Blu-ray? The Criterion Collection has announced their forthcoming Blu-ray discs for...

Chinese DUCKWEED Features Eddie Peng, Deng Chao in New Trailer

Eddie Peng and Deng Chao star in Duckweed, which is a vigilante comedy heading to theaters on January 28. A new trailer looks quite slick. That description comes via our editor Todd Brown, and it's justified by the mix of...

Take an EXTRAORDINARY MISSION in Action-Packed Teaser

What is this movie about? It's right there in the English-language title: Extraordinary Mission. The teaser may not have English titles, but its 30 seconds are filled with action that looks pretty solid. It was posted on YouTube by Hong...

NYC Weekend Picks, January 13-16: Bowie, Rohmer, Spielberg, ROCKY and CREED, and More

This week, we feature an especially rewarding set of recommendations for viewings over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend. And I can't help but note the irony of celebrating the life of one of the greatest Americans who ever...

DEAREST SISTER: Watch A Clip From Mattie Do's Acclaimed Lao Horror Film!

Regular readers of this site need no introduction to Lao filmmaker Mattie Do. We've been covering her work from the early days of her debut feature, Chanthaly, while charting the progress of sophomore effort Dearest Sister from inception. So rather...

Kickboxing Champ Buakaw Banchamek Anchors LEGEND OF THE BROKEN SWORD WARRIOR

While I'll never understand the failure of Born To Fight star Dan Chupong to really catch on as a martial arts leading man - I've always found him enormously charismatic myself - it would appear that those awaiting the rise...

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....

SADAKO VS KAYAKO: Watch The New North American Trailer

Japanese horror icons clash in the supremely (and intentionally) silly Sadako vs Kayako, in which the ghosts at the center of The Ring and The Grudge franchises do battle. remember when people were all excited about Freddy vs Jason? This...

ANTI-PORNO: First Trailer For Sono's Latest Delivers A Splash Of Color And Fetish

Never one to shy away from controversy, Sono Sion takes part in iconic Japanese studio Nikkatsu's re-boot of their famed (and infamous) Roman Porno label with his most recent effort, Anti-Porno. And true to form for Sono, who delights in...

NYC Weekend Picks, January 6-8: "Illuminating Moonlight," First Look Festival, Best Films of 2016, More

One of the very best things about living in New York City is the embarrassment of riches it offers movie lovers, whether you're a hardcore cinephile, a casual fan, or anywhere on the spectrum in between. You don't have to...

Hey, Filmmakers! SKIP CITY Wants Your Movie!

Since launching in 2004 the Skip City International D-Cinema Festival in Japan has been carving out a space for emerging talents working in digital cinema, embracing the new wave of technology and the changes its been bringing to cinema pretty...

Review: RAILROAD TIGERS, Jackie Chan vs. Japanese Invaders

Jackie Chan last found success in Hollywood by mentoring young Jaden Smith in a remake of the surprisingly decent The Karate Kid. That was more than six years ago. Since then, Chan has rarely been seen in North American theaters....

Slamdance 2017: Introducing Filmmaker Brian Harrison And His Short Film HELL FOLLOWS

As 2017 begins the first important film festival for emerging filmmakers kicks off in Park City, Utah, at the end of the month. Running counter to the bigger named festival, Slamdance`s mandate has always been to support up and coming...

KUNG FU YOGA: New International Trailer For Jackie Chan's Latest Delivers More Action

Jackie Chan reunites with his Rumble In The Bronx director Stanley Tong for the upcoming Kung Fu Yoga and while the title veers more than a little to th goofy side all signs so far is that the reunion has...

Top 15 Korean Films of 2016

While 2016 has a been a difficult year in many regards, one area where it has excelled has been Korean cinema. With big auteurs returning with some of their best work, younger filmmakers making their presence felt and another new...