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Meet The Characters Of EMO THE MUSICAL In New Teasers

Still fresh from its international premiere in Berlin and edging up on its Australian theatrical release, a series of character teasers have arrived online for Neil Triffett's Emo The Musical. A major crowd pleaser when it played in both the...

Criterion in June 2017: Mizoguchi's UGETSU, Pagnol's MARSEILLE TRILOGY, Plus Hitchcock, Ray and Peckinpah

Come June, the Criterion Collection will be presenting some mighty fine alternatives to the Hollywood blockbuster machine. It starts with Mizoguchi Kenji's Ugetsu and includes two early works by Alfred Hitchcock (The Lodger) and Nicholas Ray (They Live By Night),...

MINDHORN: Julian Barratt Can See The Truth In Trailer For UK Cult Comedy

The Mighty Boosh and Nathan Barley star Julian Barratt stars as the greatest detective who has never actually existed in upcoming UK comedy Mindhorn. Barratt and his former Boosh cohort Simon Farnaby wrote the screenplay for this one and their...

Crowdfund This: BLOOD SHED, Evil & Laughs & Buildings & Blood

We at ScreenAnarchy, and I expect many of our readers, are big fans of James Moran, screenwriter of Severance, Cockneys vs Zombies, Tower Block, and episodes of Doctor Who and Torchwood. He's also directed some fantastic shorts, such as Crazy...

INBETWEENERS' Simon Bird to Make Feature Debut With DAYS OF THE BANGOLD SUMMER

Simon Bird, Will McKenzie from the Britcom hit series The Inbetweeners, will make his feature film directorial debut with the adaptation of Joff Winterhart's graphic novel Days of the Bagnold Summer. Variety is reporting that the graphic novel was adapted...

High Stakes in Horror: Talking THE DEVIL'S CANDY with Sean Byrne

If you missed it on the festival circuit, Sean Byrne's The Devil's Candy, starring Ethan Embry (Cheap Thrills, Fashionista, Can't Hardly Wait), Pruitt Taylor Vince (Heavy, Monster), Kiara Glasco (Maps To The Stars, Bitten) and Shiri Appleby (Unreal, Roswell) is coming to...

TWO PIGEONS: Javier Botet Is The Secret Guest You Do Not Want In Clip From SXSW Selected Dark Comedy

Spindly limbed Spaniard Javier Botet has been a go-to performer in the horror world in recent years, his (beyond) slender frame making him an ideal candidate to go under layers of latex while playing creatures and villains in the likes...

Fantasporto 2017 Review: UK Home Invasion Thriller CAUGHT

Julie and Andrew work out of home for a rural England newspaper. They cannot help but notice an increase in military personnel heading into a remote area out of town. There is something up in those woods and believe they...

Watch THE PROBLEMLESS ANONYMOUS, a Curiously Delightful Sci-Fi Short

Remember back in ’94, when Jay-Z’s trunk was full of ‘raw’, the police pulled him over, and this was just one of his “99 Problems”? Well, fast forward to some 23 years later and meet Ivan, a man whose chief...

FRACTURED's Jamie Patterson And Christian J. Hearn Together Again For THE KINDRED

Working with director Jamie Patterson must have been such a pleasure that the producers of his latest film Caught and his writer of his debut feature film, Fractured, are willing to work with him again. Christina O’Shea-Daly of Dandelion Productions...

WITHOUT NAME: Watch The Full Trailer For Lorcan Finnegan's Hypnotic Debut

We're big fans of Irish director Lorcan Finnegan in these parts and with his debut feature Without Name - an exercise in hypnotic, atmospheric dread - coming up on theatrical release in its native land the full trailer has arrived...

Monsterfest 2017: Seventh Edition Now Open For Submissions And The Travelling Road Show

Monsterfest 2017 is around the corner and we are pleased to announce that the festival Down Under is now accepting submissions for the seventh edition next Australian Spring, November 22nd through 26th.  Monster Fest, Australia’s premier genre film festival celebrating...

HANDSOME DEVIL: Watch The Trailer For John Butler's Coming Of Age Drama

Irish writer-director John Butler won a lot of love in these pages with his debut feature The Stag - later released on these shores as The Bachelor Weekend - and he has followed that crowd pleasing comedy with an equally...

Melbourne Queer 2017: Full Program and Guests Announced

The sexually charged, dynamic and fun full program for the 2017 edition of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival has recently been announced. This diverse cocktail of loud and proud cinema guarantees to be eye-opening and represents the pinnacle of queer...

Jamie Patterson's Alien Home Invasion Thriller CAUGHT to Premiere at Fantasporto

Jamie Patterson's latest film, Caught, described as an alien home invasion thriller, will have its world premiere at the Fantasporto International Film Festival in Portugal, between February 24th and March 4th.  Caught stars Cian Barry from ScreenAnarchy fave Nina Forever,...

Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Michael Gambon and Ray Winstone in Talks to be The DIAMOND GEEZERS

Deadline is reporting that four of the UK's great elder acting statesmen are returning to a life in crime.    Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Michael Gambon and Ray Winstone are in talks to joing Working Title's untitled film about an...

Shorts on Shudder: Briony Kidd's THE ROOM AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS And Gustavo Cooper's THE HOME

Two short films from friends of the ScreenAnarchy family rolled out on Shudder yesterday. Australian filmmaker Briony Kidd's The Room at the Top of the Stairs and American Gustavo Cooper's The Home.  Briony Kidd's short film, a modern gothic melodrama...

Stranger With My Face 2017: Festival Announces Dates, Submissions Now Open

The Stranger With My Face International Film Festival will be returning to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia for its fifth year. The film festival focuses on women filmmakers and female perspectives in genre film. In the current global political climate its presence...

Oscars 2017: Full List of Nominees

The nominees have been announced for this years Oscars. Likely surprising no one, Damien Chazelle's charming La La Land got a few nominations. Fourteen to be exact. That ties the overall record for most nominations for a film with All...

SOHO JIMBO: Watch The Kung Fu Comedy Short Now

Last week we introduced you to a fantastic short film, a kung fu comedy short called Soho Jimbo, by way of a short teaser.    A wanderer plays two rivaling triad gangs against each other in their bitter war for...