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Nordic Genre Boost: More About Those Seven Films From This Year's Edition

This year's Nordic Genre Boost wrapped up in Haugesund, Norway during the Norwegian International Film Festival. When we reported on the selections back in February we reported that the Nordic Genre Boost exists to help a fledgling genre film scene...

Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival Announces Lineup For Inaugural Year

There is a new kid on the block in Philadelphia, an upstart film festival with a lineup of film oddities that will satisfy the appetite of most fantastic cinema fans. The Phliadelphia Unnamed Film Festival starts off its first year...

CURVE signals the arrival of a new master of horror

Currently making the rounds at international festivals and gaining plaudits wherever it plays, is Tim Egan’s debut film CURVE. A short of Australian origin that is carried by strong word of mouth, the tightly edited nightmare is sure to leave...

Film Movement Classics Set to Release Classics KAMIKAZE '89 And ONCE WERE WARRIORS on Blu-ray in September

Indie film distributors Film Movement are gearing up to release a pair of highly anticipated Blu-rays in their Film Movement Classics line this September. Film Movement first made a name for themselves as a monthly subscription service by which fans...

DOG EAT DOG: RLJ Entertainment Grabs North American Rights For Paul Schrader's Kindnapping Flick

Ahead of it's North American premiere here in Toronto next month RLJ Entertainment has acquired the North American rights for Paul Schrader's Dog Eat Dog starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe. As you will read in the press announcement excerpt...

FRANCESCA: Three Disc Edition From Unearthed Films in September

A heads up for all you Giallo film fans out there that the Argentinian giallo flick Francesca from Luciano and Nicolás Onetti will be coming out on DVD and Blu-ray on September 27th courtesy of Unearthed Films.    It’s been 15 years...

Fantastic Fest 2016: TERRY TEO Celebrates Fest Inclusion With a New Poster

The Second Wave for Fantastic Fest dropped this afternoon and already the members of ScreenAnarchy going to this year's festival are feverishly updating and prioritizing their wish lists for that week.    From the comfort I my own home I...

IRU MUGAN Trailer: Vikram Is a Dead Serious Friend and Delightfully Daft Foe

The monomymic Vikram is one of my favorite Indian actors. He has, over the course of 25 years, created an amazing body of work that is unlike anything else I can think of. He divides his time between mainstream masala...

Roddy McDowall Gets Busted: An Exclusive Excerpt From A THOUSAND CUTS by Dennis Bartok and Jeff Joseph

I'm not the sort of person who is precious about my consumption of films. For me, the recent hubbub surrounding the death of 35mm projection has largely been white noise that confuses the method of consumption for quality. However, if...

Have Your Say: Is Arrow's FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION Boxset True Or Too Blue?

(Yo listen up, here is a story, about a little guy that lives in a blue world...) There is this issue buzzing around in Blu-ray forums about that Female Prisoner Scorpion boxset from Arrow. The extras and everything are nice...

Virtual Reality Awaits at Horrible Imaginings Film Festival

Whenever I think of virtual reality, I wrinkle my nose a bit and think of the early 2000s and that one cheesy Aerosmith video. However, with so many film festivals now offering VR components in their programming, I'm convinced that...

Chiller Films Releasing Gregg Bishop's SIREN This December

Gregg Bishop's horror flick Siren will coming out on digital platforms and DVD this December. This is good news if you are fans of the V/H/S anthology series. More on that at the end.    Siren will also be making...

Mondo Macabro To Bring Three More Rare Gems To Blu-ray This Fall/Winter

Mondo Macabro, the world's finest cult cinema archaeologists, have dug up three more gems to add to their already amazingly diverse and fascinating collection. This trio will land on Blu-ray over the next six months or so as the materials...

The Many Faces Of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

This week, Travis Knight's Kubo and the Two Strings appears in cinemas, and it carries a strong word-of-mouth, like the review by our Jim Tudor. The latest animation by Studio Laika, the film blends stop-motion puppetry with computer graphics, and...

Now on Blu-ray: In LOVE & PEACE, Sono Sion Gives Us The Warmest Feelings

Japanese filmmaker Sono Sion made a lot of movies in 2015. Before the year was up, Sono had no less than six films on cinema screens around the world at festivals and back home in Japan. So far the only...

Fantastic Fest's Film Market First Wave & Special Guests Revealed!

Oh hey, so Fantastic Fest will be back next month to thrill, overfeed, and exhaust Austin --- and I mean that in the best possible way. This festival is one of my absolute favorites and I'm proud to be repping...

Hey U.S. Readers, Win Jon Watts' CLOWN on DVD

Jon Watt's Clown is coming out on DVD and Blu-ray next Tuesday thanks to Anchor Bay Entertainment. ScreenAnarchy has some DVDs to give away. Enter our giveaway and see if we can swing you copy before the release date.  ...

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival to Screen TAG, THE GREASY STRANGLER, a Slew of Shorts & More!

San Diego's premiere celebration of all things spooky in film, the annual Horrible Imaginings Film Festival, has unveiled their horror and suspense programming, I'm excited. HIFF will show films such as Sion Sono's Tag, SpectreVision's The Greasy Strangler, and LA Film Festival winner Beyond...

Have Your Say: Which Film Best Captures The Spirit Of the Current Election?

It's almost hard to believe, but in three months time, the United States presidential election of 2016 will be a thing of the past. And the only thing which is sure at this point, is that there will be a...

LAKE NOWHERE: Watch This Exclusive Clip From the Retro Slasher

Christopher Phelps and Maxim Van Scoy's retro slasher flick Lake Nowhere is hitting DVD, Blu-ray and VOD today, on August 16th. BRINKvision is responsible for bringing this wonderful little throwback to a screen near you and to mark the occasion...