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Frontières@Fantasia 2016: The Pitch Sessions. Who Would Get My Money, Had I Any to Give

The signs of growth for the Frontieres Co-production Market were evident this year as the market launch event, the pitch sessions, were moved from the smaller J.A. de Seve theater to the main hall. The large crowd of buyers, sellers,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fantasia 2016: Kickass Jurors, Phenomenal Frontieres & Fantastic Works-in-Progress

The beast that is Fantasia 2016 has awoken. Today brings the program launch and the schedule which is now live on the website. That means that very soon, thousands of film fans will line up around the block of Concordia...

Fantasia 2016: Third Wave Unleashes an Embarrasment of Riches, Including Virtual Reality Projects, Special Guests & More

Wow. If you know Fantasia, then you know that this festival is among the heavy hitters in the world of genre films. Every year, this festival gets bigger and better --- which always seems impossible, yet it happens. This July...

What The Film Festival Review: NOVA SEED, What Wonders One Man And a Pencil And Paper Have Brought

An alien planet is on the verge of collapse. Less and less of the surface becomes habitable. Society degrades to entertainment at the coliseum, watching matches between gladiators and creatures called NACs (Neo-Animal Combatant). Hope lies in discovering the Nova...

New York Asian Film Festival 2016 Review : Seoul Station

Seoul Station is almost too good a "zombie movie".  On the one hand you have intense situations where you're wondering how the characters are going to make it through and the next you're smacking your head over really "bone-headed" decisions....

Review: CARNAGE PARK is a Shrill Scream into the Desert Void

Carnage Park is the latest film from Mickey Keating, a young director who's been knocking them out in rapid succession lately; Pod, Darling, and Carnage Park are his latest feature films, with another (Psychopaths) on the way. Grindhouse desaturation rules the day here, with the...

TERRY TEO: Look at What HOUSEBOUND's Gerard Johnstone Has Been Up To

Gerard Johnstone's Housebound is arguably one of the best horror comedy films of the past decade and has kept the Kiwi director on our watch list since. Johnstone and his Housebound producer Luke Sharpe have gone ahead and adapted a...

LEAGUE OF GODS Brings Big Star, Big Budget Fantasy To China

While you may not recognize Koan Hui by name you are almost certainly familiar with his work if you are at all a fan of classic Hong Kong cinema. A long time collaborator with Tsui Hark, Hui racked up assistant...