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Pretty Packaging: JODOROWSKY'S DUNE Gets A Spiced French Release

Frank Pavich' documentary Jodorowsky's Dune has a lot of fans in these parts, with our Ryland Aldrich being one of them. Its subject is Jodorowsky's failed quest to create a film based on Frank Herbert's Dune saga, an attempt often...

Have Your Say: Which Size Matters Most?

While a great many people these days download films, legally or illegally, I'm one of the stalwart few who prefers his media on discs and/or books. People have reacted scornful, called me stupid for buying stuff which can be stolen...

The Many Faces Of David Hemmings

Today marks the 75th birthday of David Hemmings, one of the greatest British actors of the last century. Unfortunately, the man is no longer with us as he died in 2003, but his legacy exists and is vast. Effortlessly cool...

Morbido Fest 2016 Recap: Days 4 - 5

Ah, if only I'd been able to write all of this while I'd been at Morbido 2016. But when traveling, sometimes the wifi gods won't enable us to get on with our work. Anyway: Day 4 I have breakfast with...

Have Your Say: Make America's Greatest Film Known Again!

Truth be told I was tempted to have today's "Opinion Subject of the Week" be about the U.S. elections, but that idea had one problem: I kinda used it already a mere three months ago. Given the fragile nature of...

Morbido Fest Unleashes Upon Mexico City Tonight!

Morbido Fest 2016 goes from November 2 - 6 in Mexico City this year, and I can't tell you how excited I am.  It's my first Morbido, and the second time I've had a short film in the festival. (Last...

Have Your Say: What's Your Favorite Cyberpunk Movie?

(Oh man, does this make me feel old...) Yesterday 20 years ago, the video game Syndicate Wars was released by Peter Molyneux' studio Bullfrog, and from the moment I finished my first steps in its world I was smitten by...

Shudder Provides Perfect Halloween Binge Watching

You may have heard about Shudder, the new streaming service backed by AMC (yes the very AMC known for Mad Men) aimed at rabid horror movie fans. I'd only glimpsed a fraction of what the service had to offer ---...

Pretty Packaging: Germany Gives COMPANEROS A Mighty Salute

I saw Sergio Corbucci's 1970 western CompaƱeros during the video-boom of the early eighties, when suddenly an immense wealth of titles became available for home viewing, and renting a stack of videotapes was a part of each weekend's routine. Not...

Have Your Say: What's Your Favorite Jean-Claude Van Damme Film?

Sometimes it's hard to think of what our question of the week should be, sometimes it's easy. The moment I saw that today was Jean-Claude Van Damme's birthday, it was very easy indeed. The "Muscles From Brussels" becomes 56 years...

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: ScreenAnarchy's Top Picks

The sign of a great horror film fest is not how many of the best, or soon-to-be best-known, horror flicks it screens, but how it encompasses the wide, wild world of horror—so few venues of any sort attempt that, let...

Have Your Say: What's The Best Book On Films That You've Ever Read?

In a few months, we'll all be making our best-of-year lists again, and so shall I. But because I'm way behind on current films, I always end up doing a "dozen of musings" instead. Last year, a book I bought...

Now on Blu-ray: Enjoy Some Halloween Screams From CHOPPING MALL, BLOOD DINER, TALES OF HALLOWEEN, THE MIND'S EYE, THE WAILING

Every horror fan knows that October is the best month of the year, but it's not only because the stores finally fill up with quality home decor, it is also the flood of new home video releases that appear every...

Have Your Say: Who Is Currently The Best Screen Fighter?

(And I fully expect the gloves to come off on this one...) This week has kind-of put me in a fighting mood, what with the Fantastic Fest Debates last weekend, and both Headshot and Boyka: Undisputed being the subject of...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Preview: DISHOOM REIGNS! 6 Reasons to Set Your Sights on the Indian Sidebar

The theme of this year's Fantastic Fest is Dishoom Reigns, the wild and wonderful world of Indian genre cinema, so it should be no surprise to our regular readers that I am crazy excited for this event. For those...

Have Your Say: What's Your Guilty Pleasure Anime?

Recently, I saw the first two episodes of the Cat Planet Cuties anime series, and noticed to my surprise that I was having a rather swell time with it. Its story is about a teenage boy who gets visited by...

Have Your Say: Welcome To The Desert Of The Real

Last week, Clint Eastwood's Sully landed in cinemas, starring Tom Hanks as Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger. And indeed, instead of being the third film in the Monsters Inc franchise, it tells the true-life tale of the "Miracle Of The Hudson",...

Have Your Say: What's The Best Korean Film You've Ever Seen?

Until this spring, we used to reminisce about the "Korean Wave", that glorious age of cinema which started about twenty years ago (opinions differ), and which had yielded us so many great titles. When the wave started, one thing which...

Have Your Say: What Favorite Classic Film Would You Like To See In 3D?

If I've ever put a more blasphemous title above one of these "Have Your Say" articles, I sure cannot remember it. The colouring-in of old black and white movies already makes my skin itch, so adding fake 3D effects in...

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...