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THE LODGERS: New Film From LET US PREY's Brian O'Malley Begins Production

News from Deadline today is that production has begun in Ireland on The Lodgers, a new film from the director of Let Us Prey Brian O'Malley.    The story follows a sister (Charlotte Vega) and brother (Bill Milner) haunted by a secret...

Celluloid Screams 2016: THE VOID, RAW And More Haunt This Year's Lineup

Fantastic film festivals during the month of October really must appease the gods, old and new, because they are just the perfect primer for the most wonderful time of your year, Halloween.   Celluloid Screams: Sheffield Horror Film Festival returns...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: DOWN UNDER, Not a Land of Racial Wonder, But Maybe It Should Be

The day after massive race riots in Sydney, Australia some 10 years ago, two carloads of impassioned and perplexed characters are moved to respond, calling upon deeply felt emotions that surge out of their bodies like cascading waves. What could...

The Future of Horror (won’t be found in the US)

While horror films have been dominated by American directors and films, most casual horror fans seem to forget that some of the most unique, frightening and innovative horror films spawned from countries other than the US. Italy of course played...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: A DARK SONG: The Dark, Hard Labour of Forgiveness

All deaths are hard to deal with, but I would argue there is nothing worse than losing your child (after all, a parent is not supposed to outlive their children). Certainly, when we lose a loved one of any kind,...

SHIN GODZILLA Emerges This October In Australian Cinemas

Madman Entertainment has finally announced that they will be releasing the latest Japanese Godzilla entry into Australian cinemas this October 13th! Of course, this comes as no surprise as Madman's history, dedication and impressive array of releases of all things Gojira...

Hey Australia! Win REBELLION Season One on DVD!

To celebrate the Australian release of Rebellion Season One on home video, RLJ Entertainment is giving local readers the chance to win one of FIVE sets of the series on DVD!   Here’s a description of the series:   Rebellion...

Australian Sci-Fi Thriller RESTORATION Unleashes New Trailer

Critically-acclaimed Australian science fiction thriller Restoration has premiered on leading Australian subscription video-on-demand service Stan in addition to Virgin Australia’s inflight entertainment platform for the airline’s domestic and international flight routes.   Directed by Stuart Willis and independently produced by...

Monster Fest 2016: Fest Announces RAW is Opening Film, Fainting Predicted?

Every so often the French really come through when it comes to horror, don't they? One of the buzz titles on this year's festival circuit (at least in our genre circles) was Julia Ducournau's coming of age cannibal horror flick...

Toronto 2016 Review: THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM, A Giallo-Infused Theatre of Bedlam

We might think that in the 21st century, with social media platforms or instant video uploads, we are at the apex of what might be called the theatricality of life in the public eye. But even if Twitter didn't exist,...

Toronto 2016 Review: THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS Delivers All The Goods

Opening with the eponymous girl locked in a cell and counting upwards to a thousand, The Girl With All The Gifts may as well be ticking off the sheer number of zombie films that a fan of the genre is...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See JOE CINQUE'S CONSOLATION in Cinemas!

Joe Cinque’s Consolation tells the true story of the death of Joe Cinque, a crime that shocked Australia. It is adapted from Helen Garner’s best-selling account of the events surrounding Cinque's death.    In early 1997 Anu Singh, a law...

TONIGHT SHE COMES: Killer Festival Artwork Unveiled!

Yesterday.. she was chosen. At midnight.. she was sacrificed. This morning.. she was buried. But tonight… Tonight She Comes. Everyone else will die.   Isn't that always the way? You head out for the weekend and you end up getting...

Blu-ray Review: ONCE WERE WARRIORS, Still Vibrant and Effective 20 Years Later

The early '90s were a magical time for independent cinema. There has always been a lot of talk about how American independent cinema became a major cultural force during those years. Books like Spike, Mike, Slackers, & Dykes focused on...

Toronto 2016: Watch This Splendid Musical Number From THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Juan Carlos Medina's The Limehouse Golem, the Victorian era set horror thriller, will have it's World Premiere here in Toronto Saturday night at the Ryerson. We have a clip with a splendid musical number featuring Douglas Booth to share with...

Mayhem 2016: Announces Full Lineup, Adds DON'T KILL IT, CREEPY, THE VOID And More

And the festival lineup announcements just keep on coming.    If you live in England and you want to hold on to that warm, cuddily feeling that only genre film can provide then book your ticket to Nottingham next month...

Fantastic Fest 2016: First Look at SCIENCE FICTION VOLUME ONE: THE OSIRIS CHILD

Australia's Shane Abbess is back with another ambitious science fiction project and we have our first look thanks to a bevy of images accompanying the film's Fantastic Fest 2016 announcement.  Set in the future, in a time of interplanetary colonization,...

Venice 2016 Review: Andrew Dominik's ONCE MORE WITH FEELING Is a Blossoming Bud of Pain

If 20,000 Days on Earth is a film you watch to get high, then Once More with Feeling is very much a downer. That’s because it deals with the deeply painful loss Nick Cave experienced after the death of his...

Venice 2016 Review: Alice Lowe's PREVENGE Seems Destined to Become a Cult Classic

Once known for her experimental theatre and playful roles in hit British television comedies such as Black Books and The IT Crowd, Alice Lowe has now hacked and slashed her way into the male-dominated world of the cult slasher with...

Hey Australia! Like ATTACK ON TITAN? Win a Mega Movie Pack on DVD!

To celebrate the release of the Attack on Titan live-action movie collection and the three-part miniseries on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia, we are giving five lucky ScreenAnarchy readers the chance to win a DVD pack containing them all, thanks to...