From The Editors

Notes on Streaming: The Day the Anime Died

At least 33 people died in a fire at Kyoto Animation Co. in Japan.

ILL. FINAL CONTAGIUM Exclusive: Unmistakable Body Horror in Poster For Upcoming Horror Anthology

Screen Anarchy has your first look at the first poster for the upcoming biological horror anthology ILL. Final Contagium. All the segments have been shot and are currently in post production. As everything gets tidied up here is the first...

DANIEL ISN'T REAL Trailer: The New Cosmic Horror From Adam Egypt Mortimer

Last night during the Bold Voices of Contemporary Horror panel at SDCC director Adam Egypt Mortimer debuted the trailer for his new flick, Daniel Isn't Real. You can now have a look for yourself below.   Troubled college freshman Luke...

New York Asian 2019 Interview: Ryu Jun-yeol Talks the Seduction of MONEY

One of the most captivating actors in South Korea, Ryu Jun-yeol grabbed audiences’ attention in supporting roles in films like The King, A Taxi Driver, and Believer; so much so that the New York Asian Film Festival honoured Ryu with...

New York Asian 2019 Interview: Kim Yoon-seok Talks Directing Debut ANOTHER CHILD, Plus Latest Thriller DARK FIGURE OF CRIME

After receiving the New York Asian Film Festival’s Star Asia award last year, actor Kim Yoon-seok returns, this time as the director of his first feature, Another Child, the sensitive tale of two teenagers caught in a web of domestic...

IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE Interview: Udo Kier on Portraying Adolf Hitler and Riding a T-Rex

In 2012, Udo Kier appeared in Iron Sky as Wolfgang, the Führer of the Nazis, who – in the peculiar vision of Finnish director Timo Vuorensola – managed to survive after the end of WWII and traveled to the dark side...

Fantasia 2019 Review: DARLIN', An Effervescent, Entertaining Exercise in Empowerment

There is a story told between teen girls, midway through Darlin', about survival. How do you deal with the constricting snake trying to consume you in the forest? You let yourself get partially eaten, and kick the shit out of...

Fantasia 2019 Review: Nakashima's IT COMES, A Wild Multi-Thread Horror Ride

There are few filmmakers in Japan whose work is quite as immediately recognizable as Nakashima Tetsuya. Even as he has evolved over the last fifteen years from the candy-colored pop explosion of Kamikaze Girls to his gritty 2015 thriller, World...

Fantasia 2019 Review: KILLERMAN Feels Like a 1990s Thriller

The opening moments of Killerman are a masterclass in moving money on the streets.   In a sequence that runs 8 minutes or so, a mid-level money launderer first swaps a banker's box full of cash for a solid block of...

GUNDALA: Official Trailer For Joko Anwar's Indonesian Superhero Flick

Here is the official trailer for Joko Anwar's superhero flick Gundala!   Sancaka has lived on the streets since his parents left him. Living a hard life, Sancaka survives by thinking about his own safety. When the condition of the...

Myers And Strode Will Return in HALLOWEEN KILLS And HALLOWEEN ENDS

Well of course Michael Myers survived the trap that Laurie Strode and her daughter and granddaughter set for him at Laurie's home. He has 250 million reasons to do so.    If you wanted more Halloween horror after last year's...

New York Asian 2019 Interview: 5 MILLION DOLLAR LIFE Director Moon Sung-ho and Producer Endo Hiroshi on What a Life is Worth

In his feature debut, director Moon Sung-ho ponders the value of a human life. 5 Million Dollar Life is a unique road trip / coming-of-age story of one Japanese teenager’s bumpy journey toward self-discovery.     At the New York Asian...

Fantasia 2019 Review: In 1BR, Apartment Hunting Can Be Murder

There is nothing fun about finding a place to live, especially in a new city where you have no friends or relatives to help you. Sarah (Nicole Bloom) has just arrived in Los Angeles with dreams of becoming a costume...

Shudder's CREEPSHOW: Trailer Revealed And Premiere Date Announced

During their panel at San Diego Comic-Con today Shudder released the trailer for Creepshow, its new anthology series, and announced the show will premiere on September 26th. Check out the trailer below.    Based off of the 1982 film written...

Friday One Sheet: JESUS SHOWS YOU THE WAY TO THE HIGHWAY

This striking poster is for Ethiopian avant garde science fiction satire (or farce) Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway, which is the follow-up feature to equally strange, but more subdued Tarkovsky-Jodorowski inspired Crumbs (2015). Taken from a still from...

Fantasia 2019 Review: SWALLOW, Gorgeously Composed, A Film About Pica and Personal Empowerment

We are introduced to young house-wife, Hunter, in a pastel Christian Dior outfit. Surveying the picturesque Hudson River in Upstate New York, from the raised terrace of her expensive home, she is the kept woman of a wealthy family and...

JAY AND SILENT BOB REBOOT Red Band Trailer: Bask in The Vulgar And Hilarious Glory

I will admit that I am kind of at a loss for words facing the reality that the duo Jay and Silent Bob first appeared on screen twenty-five years ago.    Through highs (snicker) and lows the characters have ducked...

Fantasia Review 2019: ODE TO NOTHING Tells a Curious Ghost Story of Death and Minimalism

In deep focus photography and an olive-pewter colour palette that is nearly monochrome comes a crafted and curious film out of the Philippines.   We first meet Sonya winding up the innards of a cassette tape so she can keep...

IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE Interview: Director Timo Vuorensola Talks Hollow Earth Theory, Religious Satire and Reptilian Hitler

In 2047, 29 years after the events of the original Iron Sky, young Obi (Lara Rossi), the daughter of Renate (Julia Dietze) and the now deceased James Washington (Christopher Kirby in the first film), is one of the few persons...

Japan Cuts 2019 Preview: Dance the Summer Away With Great New Films

"New York, New York, a helluva town!" So declare the lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, set to music by Leonard Bernstein, in On the Town (1944), and it applies equally well today to the city that will host...