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Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Soar in Forthcoming 7500

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in Patrick Vollrath's 7500 as an airline pilot who struggles to keep control of his craft after his flight is hijacked by terrorists. Debuting at the Locarno Film Festival in 2019, the thriller, which sounds great, in...

New THE GOD OF HIGH SCHOOL Trailer: Keep Fighting, Kids

Should we really be encouraging kids to fight each other? To be fair, the upcoming anime series The God of High School is not encouraging random, violent beatdowns among adolescents, but participation in an official martial arts tournament. We see...

Mysterious THE LURING Heads to Digital Release

My editorial colleague Andrew Mack debuted the mysterious trailer for Christopher Wells' The Luring some time ago on this very site, but the film itself remains something of a cypher. Now The Luring is heading for a digital release, courtesy...

THIS TEACHER Trailer: Treat Your Teacher Well, Or Else

Filmmaker Mark Jackson initially gained attention with his debut feature Without and then followed that up with War Story, both described as harrowing dramas that peered deeply into the human condition. His latest work of narrative fiction, This Teacher, captivated...

BEFORE THE FIRE Trailer: More Dangerous Than a Virus

What could be more frightening than the possibility of sheltering in a place that isn't as safe as it looks? In the upcoming thriller Before the Fire, an actress must come to grips with the realization that her rising career...

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Projects For NAFF Project Market

I do love me a good co-production market. Not being able to attend one in the last year and a half, and seeing the challenges facing the global filmmaking community these first few months of the longest January on record,...

Drive-Ins 2020: Popcorn Frights, Dallas Fest Both Go Mobile

Here in the U.S., we are all eager to get outside so we can watch movies in the dark. Yes, I know that sounds counter-intuitive, but as a movie-lover, you get the point. As one means of dealing with current...

Japan Cuts 2020: Festival Going Virtual, SPECIAL ACTORS Opening

Film festivals large and small have been faced with the same challenge in this, the year of the pandemic: delay, cancel, or go virtual? Based in New York City, and beloved home to North America's largest annual program of contemporary...

Streaming Service DEKKOO Announces The Winners Of Its Quarantine Short Film Contest

Queer streaming service, Dekkoo, recently held a contest for short films created in and inspired by the current pandemic quarantine in which millions of people find themselves around the world. A streaming servicecatering primarily to the gay male audience, Dekkoo...

Now on VOD: LUCKY GRANDMA, THE HAUNTED, VILLAIN

Ornery woman, caring woman alone in a spooky house, and British gangsters all collide. Watch the trailers and decide what to watch this weekend.

Frontières 2020: First Ten Titles Announced For This Year's Virtual Edition

All right, Summer is almost here! Yay? At the very least it usually meant that Frontières and Fantasia would be nearly here. Seeing as this year is exceptionably different from any other year in modern memory both the coproduction market...

And Now it Really *IS* Alive: QUARANSTEIN!

A few weeks ago, we posted a sneak preview of a quarantine-themes collective short spearheaded by Brian Lonano (Gwilliam). Well now, the monster is unleashed and available for public viewing! Using the 'exquisite corpse' artistic method, 21 filmmakers ffrom around...

RELIC Teaser: True Horror Awaits Emily Mortimer and Bella Heathcote

Just a few words from the official description of upcoming Australian dramatic thriller Relic were enough to fill me with dread at what I might be seeing. Now that a teaser has been released, I'm more convinced than ever that...

Exclusive Clip: DEBT COLLECTORS Scott Adkins and Louis Mandylor Meet AK47

From the title alone, you might imagine Debt Collectors to be a nightmare come true, following polite people who daily use the telephone to exact vengeance upon those poor souls among us who have fallen behind on their debt payments....

Crowdfund This: WORST CASE SCENARIO Gets Made - As A Graphic Novel

All the way back in 2002, a clip appeared on the Internet which showed a trailer for what appeared to be an outrageous zombie spectacle. In it, you saw a beach being stormed by an army of fearsome creatures, parts...

PG PSYCHO GOREMAN: RLJE Films And Shudder Acquire Steve Kostanski's SXSW Midnighter

Deadline reported earlier this afternoon that RLJE Films and Shudder, both companies under the AMC Network umbrella, have acquired at least the North American rights for Steve Kostanski's PG: Psycho Goreman. The film was set to have its world premiere...

Exclusive: Sci-Fi Comedy Series COMISERY Announces Cast, Sets Debut

Filmmaker Quentin Lee and author Adi Tantimedh are creating the web series, with actors Amy Hill, Bee Vang, Sheetal Sheth, pop star Nat Ho, Jennifer Field and Harrison Xu.

Fantasy Meets Futurism in Trailer for THE WANTING MARE

I'm a big fan of non-traditional fantasy; what might be instead called fantastical tales, those that blend fantasy and sci fi in a weird and esoteric blend that never quite explains itself. But that's usually for the better, allowing for...

Now Streaming: THE HOLLOW Returns, More Mysterious Than Ever

I've said it before and I'll say it again: the leading characters are far more intelligent than I have ever been. The Hollow Now streaming on Netflix. If you've been rooting around in Netflix, looking for something that kids can...

VILLAIN Giveaway: Win a Redbox Code For The Craig Fairbrass Crime Thriller

Philip Barantini's debut feature film, the crime thriller Villain, will be released next Friday, May 22nd, on digital and On Demand.    Screen Anarchy has two Redbox downloadable codes to give away to our readers in the U.S. Have a...