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Melbourne 2016: ScreenAnarchy Does MIFF

Celebrating its 65th edition, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has revealed its full program. With the festival now less than a week away, let's take a look at the highlights, some personal recommendations, and ScreenAnarchy reviewed gems from festivals...

Exclusive: Monster Fest 2016 Teases Cult of the Monster

There's a kick-ass genre film festival in Melbourne, Australia every November called Monster Fest, and they want you to join them in worshipping at the altar of weird cinema --- and we've got an exclusive on their new festival teaser....

TIGER RAID: Violence Takes a Toll in First Trailer

Brian Gleeson (brother of Domhnall Glesson) and Damien Molony star as two mercenaries teetering on the edge of sanity in Simon Dixon’s gritty debut feature, Tiger Raid.  The film picks up when the two professionals take a job to kidnap the daughter...

A DARK SONG: Watch The First Trailer For The Irish Chiller

Writer-director Liam Gavin premieres his feature debut A Dark Song at the Galway Film Fleadh on Friday and producers have just released a first teaser to whet the appetite. Steve Oram (Sightseers) stars opposite Catherine Walker (Patrick's Day) in this...

Stuart Willis' SciFi Thriller RESTORATION Finds An Australian Home

It was all the way back in July of 2014 that we first wrote about writer-director Stuart Willis' indie scifi thriller Restoration. At the time the project was being developed as a three part web series and had just launched...

Rest In Peace, Robin Hardy, Director Of THE WICKER MAN, 1929-2016

Robin Hardy, director of one of the all time great horror films, The Wicker Man has passed on at the age of 86.   Born in Surrey, England, Hardy started his career with the National Film Board of Canada, before going...

TERRY TEO: Look at What HOUSEBOUND's Gerard Johnstone Has Been Up To

Gerard Johnstone's Housebound is arguably one of the best horror comedy films of the past decade and has kept the Kiwi director on our watch list since. Johnstone and his Housebound producer Luke Sharpe have gone ahead and adapted a...

Watch New Radiohead Video Vignettes By Yorgos Lanthimos and Richard Ayoade

Such a direct headline is probably all you'll need to click play. Radiohead's collaboration with Yorgos Lanthimos, the director of The Lobster, and Denis Lavant, Leos Carax's on-screen alter ego, is today's entry in what the band is calling a...

Full Specs For Masters Of Cinema's EARLY MURNAU: FIVE FILMS, 1921-1925

On 22 August, Eureka! Entertainment is releasing Early Murnau: Five Films, 1921-1925 on its Masters of Cinema label in the UK. As its name might suggest, the deluxe three-disc Blu-ray set includes five masterpieces from German director F.W. Murnau -...

Scandinavian 2016: A Nordic Burst Of Cinema Intensifies Australia's Winter

It is only in its third year, and yet The Scandinavian Film Festival which runs Australia-wide is one of my most anticipated festivals, following the gargantuan MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival) of course. Considering one of my favorite films from...

Monster Fest 2016 Poster And Programmers Unleashed

I will be very envious of Australians this coming November, when Monster Fest is unleashed upon Melbourne. Under the guide of the new festival director, Kier-la Janisse (author of House of Psychotic Women, founder of the amazing Miskatonic Institute of...

Hey Australia! Win HINTERLAND Seasons 1 & 2 On DVD!

To celebrate the Australian release of the BBC series Hinterland 2 on home video, RLJ Entertainment is giving local readers the chance to win one of THREE sets of both Seasons 1 & 2 of the series on DVD!  ...

Fantastic First Trailer For Australian Race Riot Comedy (Really) DOWN UNDER

In December of 2005 the beach community of Cronulla just outside of Sydney, Australia became the focal point of several nights of race oriented rioting with simmering tensions taking shape in what began of a gathering of thousands of white...

Details on Jennifer Kent's Colonial Nightmare NIGHTINGALE

After rounding up award after award on the festival circuit, and a solid international commercial release, how is Jennifer Kent following up her hit horror picture, The Babadook?  According to a lovely interview done by Monica Tan at The Guardian,...

VINTAGE BLOOD: Watch Award-Winning Horror-Comedy Short

Oh, the vintage shop; place of untold treasures, unusual trinkets, and the occasional haunted ouija board that might make you attempt to commit murder. Abigail Blackmore's wonderfully clever and funny short Vintage Blood takes us inside just such a shop....

Exclusive Trailer for THE LIGHTHOUSE: The Sea And The Madness

I love horror films that are set in the past, before mobile phones, internet, even before cars; the more isolated, the better, without the distraction of modern life interrupting what makes us truly afraid. When all you have is other...

Hey Australia! Win MURDER: THE COMPLETE SERIES On DVD!

To celebrate the Australian release of BBC’s BAFTA-winning series, Murder: The Complete Series on home video, RLJ Entertainment is giving local readers the chance to win one of FIVE copies of the series on DVD!   Here’s a description of...

Exclusive Clip: THE ONES BELOW - Watch The Baby And I'll Watch You

Never has breastfeeding looked so sinister. In our exclusive clip from The Ones Below, exhausted new mother Clémence Poésy asks her downstairs neighbor Laura Birn to watch her infant son. But it turns out that the new mother is more...

BUSTER KEATON - THE COMPLETE SHORT FILMS: Full Specs, Clip From Upcoming Masters Of Cinema Blu-ray Set

Eureka! Entertainment will be bringing 32 Buster Keaton shorts to Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK, when its four-disc Buster Keaton - The Complete Short Films 1917 - 1923 comes to the Masters Of Cinema on 18...

Frontières@Fantasia: Fantasia Alumni Return, First Wave Of Market Titles Announced

The countdown is on as the Fantasia International Film Festival approaches this July and the Frontieres Co-production Market is always a highlight for us at TwitchFilm. As the co-production market continues to grow in size and it’s influence can be...