From The Editors

Rotterdam 2020 Review: In THE END WILL BE SPECTACULAR, Filmmaking Meets Journalism

The under-reported resistance during the 2016 siege of Sur receives an insider's treatment, while emphasizing female empowerment in the usually male-dominated area of military conflict.

Japan's Skip City Festival Shifts Dates, Announces Call For Entries!

One of the world's oldest festivals focusing on digital cinema, Japan's Skip City enters its 17th year in 2020. And they want to see your film! The festival is moving away from their normal summer dates this year to avoid...

Rotterdam 2020 Review: MOSQUITO

Last Wednesday saw the opening of the 2020 edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, and the film which kicked it off was João Nuno Pinto's Portuguese war drama Mosquito. Based for a large part on the stories his grandfather...

Now Streaming: THE RISING OF THE SHIELD HERO, Go Behind the Scenes in New Video

Launched at the beginning of January, the Winter 2020 season of new anime simulcasts is now going full blast in North America, via streaming services Crunchyroll, Funimation, HiDive, Hulu, and VRV. (Plus Netflix and others, of course.) Personally, I'm still...

Shinkai Makoto Anime THE GARDEN OF WORDS Heads to London Stage

One week ago, Shinkai Makoto's Weathering With You opened in U.S. theaters and is already among my favorite films from the past 365 days. It's also been widely acclaimed by critics, as noted at Rotten Tomatoes, and has proven to...

Rotterdam 2020 Interview: Fest Director Bero Beyer Talks Indie Cinema in the Age of Streamers

"It´s a rigged game," IFFR director says, on the situation of independent cinema in the era of constant transformations.

Interview: Richard Stanley Talks COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Nicolas Cage, and Clear and Present Dangers

The filmmaker talks about creating a believable family around Nicolas Cage and the relevance of the Cthulhu Mythos to the modern day.

VIVARIUM: Official Poster and Trailer for Lorcan Finnegan's Sci Fi Satire

Saban Films presents Lorcan Finnegan's high-concept science fiction satire, the award winning film, Vivarium. Written by Garret Shanley, Vivarium will be in U.S. cinemas and On Demand & Digital on March 27th.   The official trailer and poster were released today. Have...

Frontières 2020: Call for Submissions to Platform in Cannes And International Co-Pro Market at Fantasia

Now that Winter is in full swing up here in the Northern hemisphere our hearts and minds have swiftly turned to yearning for Spring and Summer.    Our friends at Frontières always have a good way to recover from these...

Sundance 2020 Preview: Midnight, Next, Premieres & More

Get your parka ready, the Sundance Film Festival kicks off tonight in snowy Park City. So far in our preview series we've taken a quick tour of the Dramatic Competitions and of the Documentaries. We conclude the series with all...

INVASION PLANET EARTH Exclusive Clip: Hitch a Ride to The Mother Ship

Screen Anarchy is pleased to present to you this morning an exclusive from the UK indie sci fi flick, Invasion Planet Earth.   A micro-budget sci-fi UK film that’s been 20 years in the making, INVASION PLANET EARTH is much...

Review: COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Love Will Tear Us Apart

Nicolas Cage and Joely Richardson star in director Richard Stanley's adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's personal favorite story.

Review: ZOMBI CHILD, Voodoo Is Not For You

Director Bertrand Bonello dabbles in the zombie movie genre and turns it into a cautionary tale in the post-colonial, multi-ethnic France.

Rotterdam 2020: Heads-Ups And Recommendations

Last evening (January 22nd) saw the grand opening of the 49th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, which means that for 11 days, people in the Netherlands can indulge themselves with some serious movie madness. Over 500 titles will...

Sundance 2020 Preview: Documentaries

The Sundance Film Festival gets going on Thursday. Yesterday we took a look at the US Dramatic and World Dramatic competitions. Today we take a quick tour of the documentaries at this year's fest....

Poster Debut: Meet Luana Muniz, the QUEEN OF LAPA

You may not have heard the name Luana Muniz before today, but rest assured the transgender sex worker and activist was deemed a powerhosue for transgender communities across her native Brazil, and most noteably, as filmmakers Carolina Monnerat and Theodore...

Sundance 2020 Preview: The Dramatic Competitions

As the new year kicks off, so does the festival season. As always, the first major festival of the year is Sundance. The festival begins on Thursday and we've got a few previews to get you ready. Up first are...

Black Fawn Distribution Releasing Killer HARPOON Blacklist Series Set in February

Rob Grant's killer horror flick Harpoon is getting quite the luxery treatment for its Canadian Bluray and DVD release next month.    When maladjusted Jonah (Munro Chambers) is attacked by his hot-headed best friend Richard (Christopher Gray) - who believes...

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

Our apologies to our friends from the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival. Some crossed wires at our end resulted in a double posting, double deleting (After you. No, after you. I insist, after you. But you were here first. No,...

Horrorant 2020: The Grim Reaper Graces The Poster For The 7th Edition

Our friends at the Horrorant Film Festival in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece, are busy preparing for their 7th annual genre film festival. In the meantime, this year's poster is ready for the big reveal.    Created by Nick Coolaftakis it...