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Fantasia 2016 Interview: LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR Directors on Marilyn Manson & More

Directed and produced by Corey Asraf and John Swab, Let Me Make You a Martyr makes its world premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival tonight (July 22) --- and it's a sold-out show. From the clamoring of Marilyn Manson fans I've...

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....

OPERATION AVALANCHE Trailer: The Guys Behind THE DIRTIES Fake the Moon Landing

Filmmaker/jester/rabblerouser Matt Johnson and his Toronto-based cohorts have been favorites around these here parts since their debut feature The Dirties won big out of Slamdance in 2013. A faux-documentary that charts the crumbling relationship between two high school movie geeks...

Fantasia 2016 Review: FURY OF THE DEMON Offers Film History With An Occult Twist

Suspension of disbelief is a critical element to the pure enjoyment of a movie. Whether it is the premise of the story, the matte lines (or digital uncanny valley) of the special effects, or even character motivations, a good storyteller...

Now on Blu-ray: RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN, RETURN OF THE KILLER TOMATOES, THE SWINGING CHEERLEADERS, SUTURE

Let's take a look at four of Arrow Video USA's latest Blu-ray releases. First up is the US Blu-ray debut of Gilles Penso's Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan, next up we have sci-fi spoof Return of the Killer Tomatoes, then...

Neruppu Da: The Cult of Rajnikanth

How is one to introduce Rajinikanth to an unfamiliar audience? Rather how is one to explain him? To call him a mere 'actor' would be demeaning him. He stopped being merely an 'actor' long long ago. He has even outgrown the term...

Neuchâtel 2016 Review: SEOUL STATION, A Zombie Flick That's a Walker Not A Runner

Yeon Sang-ho’s take on the zombie apocalypse doesn't bring anything fresh to the undead table yet contains enough touches of the social commentary that marks the best works of the genre to stir some interest. An old man, sick and...

Fantasia 2016: Collect Your Exclusive SHE'S ALLERGIC TO CATS Trading Cards Right Here

Michael Reich's strange little film She's Allergic to Cats will have its World Premiere in Montreal at Fantasia next week. We at ScreenAnarchy have a couple of exclusives to share with you today. First off, would you like to know...

Blu-ray Review: CARNIVAL OF SOULS, Still a Puzzling, Creepy Ride

Herk Harvey's Carnival of Souls is a weird little movie. Made in 1962 for about $30,000, Carnival of Souls is one of the creepiest films of the early '60s, and not entirely on purpose. The film was shot by Harvey...

Preview: Japan Cuts 2016, As Dynamic as Ever

Japan Cuts, Japan Society's annual festival of contemporary Japanese cinema, turns 10 this year. What the value of a film festival is may seem easy to talk about in terms of age and program focus. It  can also be hard...

Fantasia 2016: Poster Premiere For Duane Andersen's SUPERPOWERLESS

ScreenAnarchy is pleased to share with you the brand new poster from Duane Andersen's coming of middle-age superhero movie Superpowerless. His film will have its World Premiere at Fantasia on July 24th in the J.A. De Seve Theatre (you...

Rue Morgue's Dark Carnival: The Story of a Not-Quite Horror Guy at a Very-Much-So Horror Expo

CHAPTER ONE : I WENT TO HAMILTON TO SEE ABOUT A GIRL   I will be the first to admit that I went to Hamilton this past weekend for Rue Morgue’s Dark Carnival Horror and Culture Expo for purely selfish...

THE KILLER ROBOTS! CRASH AND BURN Indie Robo-Spectacle Arrives July 15th!

You may have seen the trailer for The Killer Robots! Crash and Burn on this very site a few months back. The 101 minute feature is slated to drop on iTunes and Google Play this Friday, July 15th. Full disclosure...

Jon Watts' CLOWN Comes Out on Blu-ray And DVD in August

The journey for Jon Watts' Clown has been very, very long. It was filmed just over in Ottawa in 2012 after Watts made a fake trailer for the film. Then Clown premiered on the festival circuit over a year and...

Have Your Say: My Prescient! My Prescient!

Through the technological wonders of the smartphone and Pokemon Go, half of the United States is currently chasing after imaginary creatures, or rather artificial and virtual ones. And I cannot help but wonder how incredibly spot-on Iso Mitsuo's 2007 anime...

BED OF THE DEAD: First Trailer Promises Restless Nights And Lots of Blood

The fine lads at Black Fawn Films are at it again. Just before the weekend they released the first trailer for one of their upcoming productions Bed of the Dead. This is hot on the heels of the announcement of...

DOWNHILL: This New Trailer Grinds Out Twenty-One Gears of Crazy

Patricio Valladares' horror flick Downhill is fresh off of its world premiere at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival and is now gearing up for the next stop on its tour at FrightFest in late August. Valladares recently dropped a...

The Many Faces Of Frank Langella

This week sees the limited North-American release of Matt Ross' Captain Fantastic, starring Viggo Mortensen. So this week, our quiz is... but no, we did Viggo already, heh. Further down the cast-list we see Frank Langella though, so guess what?...

Bag-Heads Revolt in Dystopian SCHIRKOA

Schirkoa (shir-ko-aa) is a 14-minute animated short film created by CG artist Ishan Shukla. First conceived as a graphic novel in 2012, Ishan has been working on his own animated adaptation on and off again for the past four years...