From The Editors

Interview: Jim Jarmusch & THE DEAD DON'T DIE

Quite like the new Jim Jarmusch film, The Dead Don’t Die, Sturgill Simpson’s self-titled theme song delivers many delicious nuggets of zombie metaphor in a smilin’ down-home death-ballad drawl. ‘Oh the dead don’t die, any more than you or I,...

Review: MADAM YANKELOVA'S FINE LITERATURE CLUB, Very Strange Dark Comedy

Guilhad Emilio Schenker's debut feature is a strange, beguiling affair.

Imagine 2019: What The Audiences Liked Best

It's been two months since Amsterdam hosted its Imagine Film Festival, one of the finest Dutch genre events of the year. And I notice that while I always mention the audiences' reception of films in my reviews, I never wrote...

Review: MIDSOMMAR Presents An Idyllic Nightmare In Broad Daylight

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the trees are dancing in the breeze, and everything in Dani's life is about to go to hell. Somebody may need to pay for some therapy for Midsommar director, Ari Aster. In...

Notes on Streaming: Mexican YANKEE, The Drug War From the Inside

Pablo Lyle leads a dynamic, enjoyable pulp tale.

Edinburgh 2019: In Clip From Festival Opener BOYZ IN THE WOOD, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE Meets TRAINSPOTTING

Edinburgh International Film Festival is set to begin, kicking off 2019 with Opening Gala title Boyz in the Wood on 19 June (today). The film received its World Premiere at SXSW this year, where our own J Hurtado praised the...

Now on Home Video: Recent Kino Studio Classics

A spate of recent releases from Kino Studio Classics has left me feeling that continuing to collect physical media is still a good decision. The reason? Besides the extras featuring crew, cast and noted scholars and historians these discs have...

TRESPASSERS Trailer Stomps on Escape From Reality

This summer in the Northern Hemisphere, a little time away with your loved ones sounds like a splendid idea. Yet a new trailer for Trespassers stomps on that possible escape from reality. Written by Corey Deshon and directed by Orson...

Criterion in September 2019: LOCAL HERO and POLYESTER Lead the Pack

Reflecting on my own preferences, Bill Forsyth and John Waters lead the newest slim pack of releases that have been announced by the Criterion Collection. Local Hero is a marvelous 'little film' that I recall loving very much on its...

Notes on Streaming: UNIT 42 Solves Cyber Crimes, Wins Tough Hearts

The French-language crime series from Belgium is smart and stylish.

Edinburgh 2019: Timothy Spall Is Artist L.S. Lowry In Clip From Festival Closing Film MRS LOWRY & SON

Timothy Spall has already enjoyed success in the role of a renowned British artist, having stepped into the shoes of revolutionary painter J.M.W. Turner in Mike Leigh's 2014 biopic Mr. Turner. This time the actor is tackling the life of...

Giveaway: Win Soundtrack to Russian New Wave/Rock Musical LETO

It is not often that we get to give away music here at Screen Anarchy. Hardly at all, really. But we have a cool music related giveaway this week.    Screen Anarchy has a vinyl copy of the soundtrack to...

London Indian 2019 Review: ARISHADVARGA Is A Labyrinthine Thriller Full Of Surprises

A movie producer has been murdered in an upscale bungalow in Bengaluru. Who is the culprit? No one knows, but a pair of unlucky would-be actors are the primary suspects, and it's going to be up to them and one...

Notes on Streaming: JINN, Battling Spirits, Courting Controversy in Jordan

What constitutes 'immoral scenes' where you live?

Edinburgh 2019: Once Upon a Time in Spain

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 (19 - 30 June) will include a special focus on Spanish cinema, featuring a retrospective celebration of modern Spanish cinema, an in-depth look at the work of acclaimed filmmaker Icíar Bollaín, and topped off with...

Notes on Streaming: THE 3RD EYE 2 Plunges Deeper Into the Indonesian Spirit World

Jessica Mila stars again in Rocky Soraya's horror sequel, 'Mata Batin 2.'

Friday One Sheet: Skinny Teaser for BLACK CHRISTMAS

It is a trick of the eyes that this teaser poster for (another) remake of iconic Slasher picture, Black Christmas, looks longer than your usual 24x36". It is all the BLACK, negative space. While this design is not going to...

Frontières 2019: Market Projects Announced

As the Fantasia Film Festival draws near we have been waiting to hear from our friends at the Frontieres co-production market. From its humble beginnings sequestered to a tiny classroom above the Hall Auditorium to now filling that very place...

Check Out The Brutal Trailer For Danishka Esterhazy's THE BANANA SPLITS MOVIE!

Tra-la-la / La-la-la-la / Tra-la-la / La la la la-la! These ain't your parents' Banana Splits. When news broke earlier this year that director Danishka Esterhazy (Level 16) was making an R-rated movie based on the '60s Sid & Marty...

Blu-ray Review: DIAMONDS OF THE NIGHT Radiates Brilliant Delirium

Czechoslovak New Wave firebrand Jan Němec's debut film is an experimental World War II tale of survival.