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DVD Review: LETHAL HUNTER Is Mind Blowing Indonesian Exploitation Action!

There is a small sector of cult film enthusiast for whom the mononymic director Arizal is a legend. This Indonesian auteur spent the '70s and '80s making some of the craziest low budget action films ever committed to celluloid, and...

Teaser Time: In SANJU Ranbir Kapoor Explores The Life Of A Bollywood Pariah

Bollywood is packed to the gills with controversial figures. From the open support of the studio system by the Mumbai underworld to frequent trysts with dirty politics, very few members of the old Bollywood system can say that their hands...

BHAVESH JOSHI SUPERHERO, Martial Arts Action From India's Phantom Films

Director Vikramaditya Motwane is one of Hindi cinema's brightest talents who has had critics in the palm of his hand over the last several years with films like Udaan, Lootera, and Trapped. Motwane returns with an unexpected project in Bhavesh...

Indian Film Fest LA 2018 Review: IN THE SHADOWS, There Be Men And Monsters

Delhi's dark alleyways get their closeup in filmmaker Dipesh Jain's Gali Guliyaan (In the Shadows), a psychological thriller about paranoia, isolation, and the long lasting effects of trauma. Khuddoos (Manoj Bajpayee) is a loner, a man who lives vicariously through...

Review: BEYOND THE CLOUDS Finds Human Compassion In Times Of Antagony

Celebrated Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi makes his first foray outside of his homeland with Beyond the Clouds, a story of Indian siblings brought together by circumstance and separated by prison bars. While Majidi made his name expressing his truth through...

BUFFALO BOYS: Full Trailer For The Indonesian Western Delivers Epic Scale Action

It was just last month that we shared the first teaser for Mike Wiluan's upcoming Indonesian western Buffalo Boys and that has now been followed by a full theatrical trailer to serve up far more of the film's storyline and...

HEADSHOT Villain Sunny Pang Has A KILL-FIST

Veteran Singaporean actor and stunt performer Sunny Pang turned heads around the world opposite Iko Uwais as the main villain in 2016's Headshot and will soon be seen alongside Uwais again - along with The Raid's Joe Taslim - in...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See DUDE'S MANUAL in Cinemas!

Dude’s Manual is a new romantic comedy from China starring Dong Zijian, Zhong Chuxi and Jessie Li. Synopsis: He Xiaoyang, who is single for four years, is mistaken as head girl Guan Xin‘s love interest by accident. To get rid...

Explosive New Trailer for Korean DRUG WAR Remake Will Make You a BELIEVER

The much-anticipated Korean remake of Johnnie To's crime drama Drug War has dropped an electric first trailer ahead of its domestic release on May 24. From The Silenced director Lee Hae-young, the film will head overseas under the new international...

Criterion in July 2018: DRAGON INN and A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH, Plus Sex, Baseball, Hollywood

Home video fans may want to start looking for second jobs for the summer (or winter, if you're in the Southern Hemisphere), because the Criterion Collection is teasing a wealth of goodies in July. The first two that grabbed my...

Teaser Time: IRUTTU ARAIYIL MURATTU KUTHTHU, An Indian Musical Feature Inspired By A Raunchy YouTube Fake Trailer

I can't say that I saw this one coming. Director Santhosh Jayakumar's upcoming feature Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu (Furious Punch in a Dark Room) appears to be a feature length musical horror-sex-comedy inspired by the YouTube fake trailer Handjob Cabin...

Brazil's Fantaspoa Announces First Wave of International Genre Titles

Heading into it's fourteenth year, Fantaspoa is the big genre festival in Brazil and one of the largest in all of the LatAm territories. Held near the southern most tip of Brazil in the beautiful port city of Porto Alegre,...

MULAN: Disney's Live Action Film Lands Donnie Yen, Gong Li and Jet Li

I am not really one to pay attention to Disney's live action adaptations of their popular animated films. However, the recent spat of news of the additions of Donnie Yen, Gong Li and Jet Li to their live-action version of...

Far East Film Festival 20 to Open with STEEL RAIN, CROSSROADS: ONE TWO JAGA

The Far East Film Festival launches its 20th edition on 20 April with Netflix’s South Korean spy thriller Steel Rain, playing for the very first time on the big screen. The world premiere of Namron’s Malaysian drama Crossroads: One Two...

Trailer Time: Holy Shit, You Guys. THE MEG. I'm in.

Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, and Winston Chao fight a prehistoric shark dinosaur in a Lost World-style underwater wonderland. THE MEG Sign me up. In the film, a deep-sea submersible—part of an international undersea observation program—has been attacked by a massive...

PARADOX: New Trailer Hints There May be a Few Punches And Kicks in Wilson Yip's Latest

The Screen Anarchy family have been fans of Wilson Yip and his work in HK cinema for many years, purpoting him as one of the directors responsible for revitalizing the industry after the lean years following the Golden Age in...

The Teaser For Indian Thriller LILLI Will Get You Tense AF

I've been waiting for five months to share this film, and I'm so glad that I finally get a chance to show off what I think is destined to be one of the best genre films out of India this...

Rest In Peace, Takahata Isao

It is with sadness that we've heard that Japanese writer, director and producer Takahata Isao died yesterday. His passing has been confirmed by several Japanese news sources. He had been struggling with his health since last summer. Takahata Isao's achievements...

Texas Frightmare 2018: Film Fest Lineup Includes Miike, AMERICAN GUINEA PIG, Italian Classics, World Premieres, and More!

The 13th annual Texas Frightmare Weekend horror convention is about a month away, and the team behind one of the country's best conventions has given ScreenAnarchy a first look at their film festival selections for 2018. In the past, Texas...

Hey San Francisco! Win a Double Pass For a Film From The Iwai Shunji Trilogy at The Cherry Blossom Film Festival

Lovers of Japanese cinema should find themselves in San Francisco during the weekends of April 14th/15th and 21st/22nd for the Cherry Blossom Film Festival. And if you especially love the work of director Iwai Shunji we have a giveaway for...