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London Indian 2019 Review: Ayushmann Khurrana Shines In Thriller ARTICLE 15

Hindi language film director Anubhav Sinha has been on a tear lately. After cutting his teeth making Bollywood potboilers and making a big splash with 2011's big budget superhero film Ra.One, Sinha took a long break from directing before coming...

BiFan 2019: 10 Films You Should Check Out at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

Asia's top genre celebration is almost upon us, and as we pack our bags for the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan), we've prepared a few titles to look out for in this year's vast program. Between our recent festival...

BAMcinemaFest 2019 Dispatch: Three Intimate Visions

The 11th edition of BAMcinemaFest, which conluded over the weekend, showcased as always some of the most innovative and provocative work being done in current American independent cinema. This year's festival put a particular emphasis on highlighting communities and experiences...

BiFan 2019: 10 Films to get Excited for at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

Our annual pilgrimage to the soju-soaked suburbs of South Korea is just days away, with the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival getting underway this Thursday. The event promisies 11 days of the finest indie genre offerings from around the...

Edinburgh 2019 Preview: 10 To Watch At The World's Longest Running Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival kicked off last night with director Ninian Doff bringing the blackly comic Boyz in the Hood back to his home city for its European Premiere (you can watch a clip for the film here). The festival,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cannes 2019 Review: ALL ABOUT YVES, New French Burlesque and the Age of AI

What would you get if you crossed the talking toaster from 'Red Dwarf,' 'Twilight Zone' and '8 Mile'?

Oak Cliff 2019 Review: SATANIC PANIC, A Messy Black Mass

When gullible 22-year-old virgin (trust me, all of those descriptors play an important part in the film) Sam (Hayley Griffith) takes on a gig delivering pizzas to make ends meet, she quickly discovers that it's not going to be as...

Oak Cliff 2019 Review: DANIEL ISN'T REAL, But He'll F@#! You Up Just The Same

Traumatized as a child after witnessing a horrific crime, a young Luke starts interacting with a new imaginary friend named Daniel. At first Daniel seems like a harmless coping mechanism meant to shield Luke from the memories of the bloody...

Oak Cliff 2019 Review: GREENER GRASS Satirizes Suburban Envy With Absurd Glee

Imagine what hell might be spawned if David Lynch and Martha Stewart had a baby that they then gave to John Waters to raise, and you might be somewhere in the neighborhood of the genius that is Dawn Luebbe &...

HONEYLAND Trailer Showcases Impressive Cinematography

Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov's gorgeous documentary Honeyland is equal parts about how shitty humanity can so often be, and yet also so full of grace and perseverence. It is a cry for conservation and humility, a Shakespearean tragedy, and an...

Fantaspoa 2019: Some People Won Awards, Others Got Married. The Usual Festival Stuff.

Another year of Fantaspoa has wrapped up in Porto Alegre, Brazil and by all accounts, from friends who were visiting the festival with their films, to those from the festival itself, a good time was had by all. Some more...

Seattle 2019 Preview: Our Final 5 Can't Miss Picks for SIFF

You exhausted yet, PacNW film fans? It's been another great SIFF with so many movies. With most of our picks from week 1, week 2, and week 3 all done, we've got five last picks to get you through this...

SATANIC PANIC: RLJE Films Picks up Chelsea Stardust's Horror Flick, Plans September Release

Chelsea Stardust's Satanic Panic just had its world premiere at the Overlook Film Festival and if our American friends were wondering when they would be able to see it, we have news.    ...a pizza delivery girl at the end...