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You May Want To Leave The House BEFORE THE DEVIL ARRIVES

Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto burst on to the international scene as one half of directing duo The Mo Brothers with delirious horror picture Macabre back in 2009. And while he's playing in the action space over recent years Tjahjanto is...

Fantaspoa 2018: The Final Wave of Titles, Master Classes and Market Participants!

We are mere days away from the fourteenth edition of Fantaspoa, Brazil's premiere genre film festival and the largest of its kind in Latin America. The final wave of titles have been announced and the genre goodness just keeps piling...

Review: LU OVER THE WALL Mixes Merfolk With Humans, Casting a Fabulous Spell

Really, I did not expect a silly animated Japanese fable with Tex Avery feet to make me cry, but sometimes these things happen. Directed by Yuasa Masaaki, whose estimable credits include Mind Game, Genius Party, and the short Kick-Heart, the...

THE PREY: The Hunt is on in First Teaser Trailer

Well. This is a nice surprise to wake up to. The first teaser trailer for Jimmy Henderson's (Jailbreak) new action flick The Prey has just been released. Let us not waste time and get to the hunt below.    After...

New CHINA SALESMAN Trailer: Mike Tyson Says Fire! Steven Seagal Nods His Head

Released last year in China, the action picture China Salesman has been acquired for U.S. distribution by Cleopatra Entertainment, which plans to roll it out into select theaters on June 15 and on VOD platforms on June 20. To celebrate...

Anurag Kashyap's SACRED GAMES Trailer Is Here. The New Gangster Epic Is Streaming Soon

Anurag Kashyap is India's most visible contemporary filmmaker in the west, and that is with good reason. His international breakout film, Gangs of Wasseypur was a smash at the Cannes Director's Fortnight in 2012, and he's continued making excellent cinema...

Toronto Japanese 2018: DESTINY: THE TALE OF KAMAKURA Trailer Enchants

Recently, my colleague Andrew Mack wrote about the upcoming Toronto Japanese Film Festival and its just-announced lineup. We've got a trailer for the opening night film, Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura, that is simply enchanting. Directed by Yamazaki Takashi, it...

GONJIAM: HAUNTED ASYLUM Trailer: An Experience in Terror Begins Now

Although I've steered away from found-footage films for several years, my curiosity about Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum was stirred by Pierce Conran's recent review of the film. He wrote, in part: "It is the first Korean film to properly blend found...

A Vigilante Protects Mumbai Streets In BHAVESH JOSHI SUPERHERO From Vikramaditya Motwane

Last week we shared the teaser for director Vikramaditya Motawane's fourth feature film, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero. That first look was full of action and some pretty interesting imagery that pointed toward an all-out martial arts action film, but things are...

Notes on Streaming: In the Fabulous AGGRETSUKO, Death Metal Enlivens the Working Stiff

Five years after landing her first job, Retsuko, an angry red panda, is losing her will to live. She is an accountant who faces daily, high-pressure demands from her superiors, as well as from her increasingly irritating coworkers. At the...

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...

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...

Review: BIG FISH & BEGONIA, Chinese Animation Dazzles in Sumptuous and Mystical Feature

Hailed as the Chinese answer to the fantastical works of beloved Japanese animation house, Studio Ghibli, the independently produced feature Big Fish & Begonia channels ancient wisdom into a dazzling animated canvas. Enhancing the overall production value of the film,...

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...

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...

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...