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Slamdance 2017 Announces Narrative and Doc Competition Slate

The Slamdance Film Festival is revving up for its 23rd edition in Park City, Utah, running from January 20 through 26. The first titles out of the gate for 2017 are the full lineups for both Narrative and Documentary Feature Competition.

TRENCH 11: Our First Look at Rossif Sutherland in WWI Military Horror

Production has started over in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on the upcoming WWI war horror flick Trench 11. We have our first look at the film's lead, Rossif Sutherland (River), of the Clan Sutherland, decked out in Canadian military garb, ready...

Ken Russell's LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM, Bob Balaban's PARENTS Coming Home In January From Vestron Video

Lionsgate's superb Vestron Video Collector's Series continues the upcoming January 2017 with classics from Ken Russell and Bob Balaban. We've previously reviewed their introductory titles, Blood Diner and Chopping Mall, and if those releases are anything like these new ones,...

Scorsese Answers our Prayers with Astonishing First SILENCE Trailer

Martin Scorsese leaps right into this year's Oscar race with Silence, his epic new adaptation of Shûsaku Endô's novel. Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver star as Portuguese Jesuit missionaries sent to Japan in the 17th Century. Their mission is to track...

Classic Animated movie Review: Anastasia, a classic historical musical drama from 1997!

In the 1980s, a new legend in animated movies Don Bluth made his breakthrough with the 1984 classic "Secrets of Nimh" and finished the 80s with a bang with the 1989 classic "Land Before Time".  Don is also the man...

THE BIRDWATCHER: Watch This Exclusive Clip From The Canadian Family Drama

The Toronto engagement for Siobhan Devine's family drama The Birdwatcher begins at the Carlton Imagine Cinema on November 18th. Devine will be coming to town to attend opening weekend screenings of her feature film debut.  ScreenAnarchy has an exclusive clip...

RED MILE: Watch The Trailer For Justin McConnell's Single Take Thriller

Our friend Justin McConnell went out one night and made another movie.   Well, a couple nights actually, just to make sure he got the best single take he could. Now this new film, a single take thriller titled Red...

BFI Brings Early Scorsese, THE CRYING GAME, Lino Brocka and More to Blu-ray

On Friday the British Film Institute unveiled their upcoming Blu-ray and DVD release slate, and it promises to be a wealth of riches, including the early Scorsese classics Who's That Knocking at my Door? and Oscar winner Alice Doesn't Live...

Genre Cinema From Our Canadian Ladies in Inagural Bloody Mary Film Festival!

The week after Halloween the inagural Bloody Mary Film Festival will haunt Toronto at the Carlton Cinema on November 3rd and 4th. The brand new film festival's mandate is to bring focus on our awesome Canadian women working in genre...

Hey New York! Paul Schrader Retrospective at the Metrograph Starts This Week

If you are a Paul Schrader fan and happen to be in the New York area this coming weekend then the stars have aligned specifically for you.    There is a retrospective program playing at The Metrograph this coming weekend,...

BRIMSTONE: Momentum Picks up Martin Koolhoven's Western Thriller

Momentum Pictures, a division of Entertainment One, has picked up the North American rights for Dutch filmmker Martin Koolhoven's western thriller Brimstone.    Momentum Pictures announced today that it has acquired North American rights to the western/thriller BRIMSTONE. The film,...

Morbido Fest 2016: This Year's Amazing Poster And Full Lineup

Morbido is less than a couple weeks away. The festival unveiled their full lineup of feature films and short films today in Mexico City.   As you peruse the list below you can see that Morbido offers a truly international...

HOSTILE: First Image, And More, From Upcoming French Post Apocalyptic Film

Hostile is an upcoming French PA flick that is about to wrap up production and head into post. Director Mathieu Trui wanted to share the first image from his debut feature film with the ScreenAnarchy community. Not content to have...

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol. 2 Sneak Peek: Do You Need a Hug?

Only a few hours after the first poster was dropped, now the first teaser has arrived for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The first film was something of a surprise hit in 2014, and earned more than enough at...

Ithaca Fantastik 2016: Full Lineup Revealed!

Our friends at the Ithaca Fantastik Film Festival announced the full line up today. As you paruse the list you will see a great many favorites from the festival circuit will descend upon Ithaca, NY, in a couple weeks.   ...

Blood in the Snow 2016: Canadian Genre Festival Announces Lineup

Our friends here in Toronto at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival have announced the lineup for this year's festival at the end of November.   The festival has moved locations, having outgrown it's last digs, and will settle...

Clay Liford interview: on the making of SLASH and working with a stellar cast

In a few weeks’ time (on November 11 to be exact) the Razor Reel  Flanders Film Festival will host the Belgian premiere of SLASH, Clay Liford’s latest film. The coming-of-age story centers on two oddball teens trying to find a...

HARDCORE HENRY Director Ilya Naishuller's Back With Another Hypertensive Music Video!

The first music video by Ilya Naishuller, Biting Elbows - Bad Motherfucker (a band he's a member of) was released in 2013. It introduced the director's signature "first-person point of view" style that he continued to develop with the 2015 film Hardcore...

RAW, SWISS ARMY MAN, TRAIN TO BUSAN Win Big at Sitges 2016

As the seemingly relentless rain finally abated and the sun came out, Sitges 2016 wrapped up and gave out its plethora of awards. While there was lots of love to go around, Raw, Swiss Army Man, and Train to Busan...

Cronenberg Fans Rejoice! Classics RABID and DEAD RINGERS Coming to Blu-ray From Scream Factory

It's been a great couple of years for fans of Canadian body-horror pioneer David Cronenberg. While I've not been terribly impressed with his contemporary work, I have been pleased at the wealth of re-releases of his classic work on Blu-ray...