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Sundance 2018 Review: DAMSEL, A Quick-Witted Feminist Western

Western tropes get punched straight in their often male-driven faces by a heroine in the Zellner Brothers' Damsel, where the protagonist is only in distress when dealing with the pathetically entitled males that cross her path. The fantasy of macho bravado...

Review: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, Curiouser And Curiouser

Six years ago, Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland caught the early wave of the modern 3D era and became a big financial success, fairly demanding that a sequel would be forthcoming. Now the generally darker sequel has arrived, based on...

Review: CRIMSON PEAK, A Gothic Romance For The Ages

Delving into a Guillermo del Toro movie is like visiting a great museum. Superficially there's all this pretty stuff going on, with images that often startle as much as they entertain. Dig a bit deeper and there's meaning to...

Review: MAPS TO THE STARS, Cold, Dreary, And Dull

This doesn't bode well. For the second film in a row, David Cronenberg has made a stinker. Yes, there were some bits in Cosmopolis that didn't suck, but it was hardly vintage DC. As I mentioned in my review for...

CRIMSON PEAK: Guillermo Del Torro`s Gothic Horror Gets Haunting Teaser Trailer

Here is that Guillermo Del Toro that we all fell in love with. The director is back to horror and suspense in a big way in the teaser trailer for his upcoming gothic horror film Crimson Peak. The sets are...

MAPS TO THE STARS: Deliciously Dark US Trailer and Poster Revealed

We're all ScreenAnarchying over here at the sight of the new US poster and trailer for Maps to the Stars, the latest tale of humanity gone awry from David Cronenberg, and it looks fantastic. Here's the official press release:Julianne Moore won...

Our First Look At Jessica Chastain In Del Toro's CRIMSON PEAK

Why, hello there Jessica Chastain. What a lovely and dark dress you have on. It complements the creepy stairwell you are standing in wonderfully. According to a report over at Indiewire this is our first look at Chastain as Lady Lucille...

MAPS TO THE STARS UK Trailer: David Cronenberg Points To Betrayal

With David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars preparing to launch in UK cinemas on September 26, a new (safe for work) trailer has been prepared. It's very similar to the red-band trailer that came out earlier this year, before the film...

Cannes 2014 Review: Cronenberg's MAPS TO THE STARS Gets Lost Along The Way

This doesn't bode well.For the second film in a row, David Cronenberg has made a stinker. Yes, there were some bits in Cosmopolis that didn't suck, but it was hardly vintage DC. As I mentioned in my review for that...

Red Band Trailer For Cronenberg's MAPS TO THE STARS

[Video removed at producer's request. Evidently this is a sales trailer that was not intended for the public.]Cronenberg's back and he's getting his kink on with this new, NSFW trailer for his upcoming Maps To The Stars. And while it's...

THE DOUBLE: Watch A New Teaser For Richard Ayoade's Dystopic Comedy

Though we're still waiting for a release date for Submarine helmer Richard Ayoade's adaptation of Dostoevsky's The Double we don't have to wait at all to get a little taste of what's coming with the Jesse Eisenberg vs Jesse Eisenberg...

Magnolia Snags U.S. Rights To Richard Ayoade's THE DOUBLE

A favorite of Todd's at TIFF, and sporting one of the niftiest little teasers of the year, comedian turned director Richard Ayoade's sophomore effort is coming to U.S. theaters sometime in 2014 thanks to the folks at Magnolia. Sounds the...

TIFF 2013 Review: THE DOUBLE Confirms Aoyade As A Potent, Fresh Voice

It seems fair to say that when Richard Aoyade's debut feature, Submarine, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2010 it caught people by surprise. There were few expectations on the little indie comedy from the large-haired comedian turned...

Watch The Trailer For Richard Ayoade's THE DOUBLE

It's been three solid years since poofy-haired comedian Richard Ayoade - best known for his parts on Garth Marenghi's Dark Place and The IT Crowd - wowed audiences in Toronto with his debut directorial feature Submarine, a film that proved...

Check The Trailer And Stills For Unique Australian Literary Adaptation THE TURNING

Author Tim Winton's collection of stories The Turning is being lovingly adapted into this haunting, ethereal showcase of Australian darkness and fury. This impressively bold film is part of the Melbourne International Film Festival, and is the very exciting world...

Interview: Park Chan-Wook Talks STOKER

Park Chan-wook needs no introduction to any longtime Twitch reader or fan of 21st century Korean cinema. With Stoker, his first English-language film, it is very likely that his star will shine even brighter and higher for even more of...

Review: STOKER Triumphs With Beauty And Violence

Stoker is what you've come to expect from Park Chan-wook: A twisted tale of familial obsession, sexual repression, buried histories, and, in the loosest and grimmest sense, self-liberation. Park's uber-violent Vengeance trilogy, and political thriller JSA: Joint Security Area, are...

Meet The STOKER Family In A New Behind The Scenes Featurette

As Stoker's March 1st release date approaches, let this new peek into the twisted members of the family whet your appetite for Park Chan-wook's highly-anticipated English-language debut.  After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes...

Sundance 2013 Review: STOKER Is A Triumph Of Beauty And Violence

Around these parts, a new Park Chan-wook film is an event to be highly anticipated. So I was quite excited to have the chance to see the maestro's latest film, Stoker, his first in English to boot, at Sundance last weekend. His uber-violent...

Park Chan-wook Gets Manic With New STOKER Trailer

Oldboy director Park Chan-wook premiered his English language debut - Stoker - yesterday at the Sundance Film Festival. The film seems to be polarizing audiences in Park City - read Ryland Aldrich's very positive first impression of the film here...