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What The Film Festival 2018: Fourth Year of Eccentric Cinema Coming This March

It bears repeating. Here in Toronto we are blessed with an embarrassing abundance of cinematic experiences. Beyond the multiplexes hemorrhaging with the latest, popular fare, small strongholds like The Royal Cinema act as safe harbors and shelters for cinematic oddities...

Review: AWE Is A Bold, Kaleidoscopic Experiment That Entertains And Invigorates

For decades there has been little more to Telugu regional cinema than broad masala films. The idea of the masala film has deep roots in India, but most of the larger film industries in the country have taken great pains...

FANGORIA Rises From the Grave

Nobody expected the late, lamented Fangoria Magazine to return from the ashes. Yesterday, a few teasers hit the web and social media. One was in the form of static-filled, dancing TV color bars. Another was a short video with a...

Toronto True Crime Film Festival: Inaugural Edition Open For Submissions

Some friends of ours here in Toronto, a fine collection of festival staff veterans and curators of film culture, are starting up a very cool niche festival this June. The Toronto True Crime Film Festival will run its first edition...

JOHN WICK's Chad Stahelski to Direct Adaptation of SANDMAN SLIM Novel

Deadline is reporting that John Wick director Chad Stahelski may direct an adaptation of the pulpy paranormal book Sandman Slim, by author Richard Kadrey.    Studio 8 optioned the series of books, now ten strong, back in September of 2016....

7 GUARDIANS OF THE TOMB: 'Emotion Clouds Judgement' in Exclusive Clip From Action Flick

Kimble Rendall's action flick 7 Guardians of the Tomb will come out in cinemas and on VOD and Digital HD on February 23rd. 7 Guardians stars Kelsey Grammer, Kellan Lutz of Twilight fame and Chinese star Bingbing Li. Screen Anarchy...

Sorting Out the Syns: '80s Horror, '70s Sleaze, and Everything In-between with Roberta Findlay, Ted V. Mikels, and More

Vinegar Syndrome had another stellar year in 2017, marking nearly five years of madness on film with a raft of bizarre and fascinating releases from the '70s right on through 1990. This week we're looking at a trio of films...

Deliciously Funny FEEDING TIME Now Available for Hungry Viewers

Babysitters have always been ripe fodder (metaphorical and literal) for horror films. Filmmaker Matt Mercer (Contracted, Beyond the Gates) takes this to a whole new level in his horror-comedy short Feeding Time. After playing at dozens of film festivals around...

Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival 2018: Third Annual Festival Accepting Submissions

Our friends at the Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival are open for business once again. Now entering into their third year the festivals has announced that they are accepting submissions for the festival, running this September 6th through 9th.     ...

HELL'S KITTY: Horror Icons Gather For Bloody And Silly Feline Horror

This is a thing.   Quite a few of the Screen Anarchy family are cat lovers so watching something like Nick Tana`s horror comedy Hell's Kitty may hit a nerve, or slice an artery. We know that cats can be warm...

BEFORE WE VANISH: Exclusive Clip From Kiyoshi Kurosawa`s Alien Invasion Sci Fi

A small gift landed in our laps this afternoon by way of an exclusive clip for Kiyoshi Kurosawa`s Before We Vanish. His new alien invasion sci fi lands in U.S. cinemas today from Super LTD, Neon's new shingle.    Three...

NOVEMBER: Watch The New Trailer For The Estonian Dark Fable

Rainer Sarnet's wonderful and weird dark fable November will arrive in U.S. cinemas later this month, thanks to Oscilliscope Pictures.     Based on the best-selling novel Rehepapp by Andrus Kivirähk the strange little film from Estonia captured the hearts and...

Trailer Exclusive: BLACK HORROR: THE REVOLUTIONARY ACT OF SUBVERTING THE WHITE GAZE at Miskatonic NYC

As we roll into February our thoughts may be on the upcoming Spring or the season of love. But we also need to be mindful that February is also Black History Month, and on February 13th the Miskatonic Institute of...

THE HUMANITY BUREAU: See Nicolas Cage in Virtual Reality Sci-Fi Project This March

With a two very successful and high profile festival premieres come and gone you can bet that everyone with a Nicolas Cage project under their umbrella wants the world to know about them. What is interesting about The Humanity Bureau...

PATH OF BLOOD: An Animated Samurai Film Created in a Kitchen

They say everyone now has access to the tools to make a film and Path of Blood is something of a testament to the romantic idea that anyone can make anything if they just put their mind and talent to good use....

AMOS DARAGON: RKSS to Direct Adaptation of Quebecois Fantasy Novel Series

Good news for our friends in RKSS, Anouk Whissell, François Simard and Yoann-Karl Whissell, directors of Turbo Kid and one of this year's midnighters at Sundance, Summer of '84. The trio have been hired to direct an adaptation of a...

Now on DVD: A Pair Of Outsider Art Mind-benders From Intervision Picture Corp

It's been a while since we talked about the incredible films coming out of Severin Films sub-label, Intervision Picture Corp. While the big brother focuses on lost, but not forgotten classics of international genre cinema, the younger more rambunctious sibling...

THE CANNIBAL CLUB (O CLUBE DOS CANIBAIS): Trailer Brazilian Cannibal Comedy

Guto Parente's Brazilian dark cannibal comedy The Cannibal Club (O Clube Dos Canibais) will have its World Premiere at the Rotterdam International Film Festival at the end of the month. Screen Anarchy is pleased to debut the trailer for Parente's...

Frontières 2018: Amsterdam Titles Announced, Submissions for Cannes And Montreal Open

With the new year well on its way it is time once again to bring about focus on Frontières and it's ongoing and awesome work to help create more international genre films.    While we would hesitate to call it...

THE ROAD MOVIE: Not Your Typical Car Wash Request in This Exclusive Clip

Dmitrii Kalashnikov’s Russian dash cam movie, The Road Movie, opens in a bevy of US cinemas today. Oscilloscope is going all out for this release, their biggest theatrical run for any of their acquisitions, so we imagine there should be...