Festivals: Cannes

Friday One Sheet: THE INNOCENTS

I have a fondness for upside-down styled posters, and the entire key art campaign for Eskil Vogt's Norwegian supernatural thriller, The Innocents, makes me tingle.  While I do not know if the film bears any connection to either the classic...

TARUMAMA Trailer: New Colombian Horror Promises Family Struggles Amidst Creepy Chills

Last week, the Colombian horror film, Tarumama, from driector Andrés Beltrán, screened at the Marche du Film as part of Blood Window's genre showcase, in front of prospective buyers/sellers and festival programmers.    Sara and Óscar, a couple going through...

Cannes 2021 Review: BLOODY ORANGES Turns Savage in Cynical Satire

New French Burlesque meets Grand Guignol in Jean-Christophe Meurisse's latest comedy that mixes quirky and perverted.

Cannes 2021 Review: In MEDUSA, Young-Adult Dystopia Becomes Bubble-Gum Satire

Brazilian filmmaker Anita Rocha de Silveira confirms her status as a rising talent with her genre-bending sophomore feature.

Friday One Sheet: TITANE

An almost 'street art' design for Julia Ducournau's sophomore feature, Titane, debuting at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, features a mixture of haute couture and body horror, in high contrast 'club lighting' colours. Using nearly all the poster real estate...

Cannes 2021: INHERENT Trailer Hints at Sinister Secrets

The Danes are on fire, and we’re not just talking about the national soccer team’s success! While not vying for the Short Film Palme d’Or like Casper Rudolf’s In the Soil, Nicolai G.H. Johansen’s Inherent is the second Danish genre...

Cannes 2021 Review: ANNETTE, Strangeness and Familiarity Waltz Hand in Hand

Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard star in a doomed-love rock opera by Léos Carax.

SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE: Raven Banner to Handle International Sales of Shout! Studios New Slasher Horror

Cool beans. A couple of our favorite groups, Shout! Studios and Raven Banner Entertainment, are joining forces for the good of horror.    Raven Banner will handle the international sales of Shout! Studios' new horror flick Slumber Party Massacre. Shout!...

Cannes 2021 Exclusive: IN THE SOIL Trailer Premiere

ScreenAnarchy is proud to premiere the exquisitely foreboding trailer of In the Soil, one of two Danish genre shorts set to make a chilling debut in Cannes. Casper Rudolf’s Short Film Palme d'Or contender depicts a horrifying tragedy taking shape...

Blood Window Announces Their Showcase at Cannes Marche du Film

News has arrived from our friends at Blood Window! They have announced the seven titles selected to be a part of this year’s Blood Window Showcase at Cannes.    Seven projects from a bevy of Latin American countries will be...

Friday One Sheet: THE EMPLOYER AND THE EMPLOYEE

The rare film from Uruguay to play the Cannes film festival, Manolo Nieto Zas's The Employer And The Employee released this key art from the festival that popped out in large part due to the 'scope but sideways' design.  I...

Friday One Sheet: THE (Animated) FRENCH DISPATCH

It has been over a year since The French Dispatch (of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Star) was to premiere at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. After numerous date changes and the typical COVID release dance seen for major titles, the...

Friday One Sheet: BLESSED VIRGIN [BENEDETTA]

The new French poster for Paul Vehoeven's latest Cannes bowing film, Benedetta (aka Blessed Virgin), is all about tactility: The stitching on the hem of the habit, the ivory cloth, the texture of the skin around the eyes and face....

Frontières 2021: Thirteen Projects in Frontières Platform at Cannes Announced

Yesterday our friends at Frontières announced the program for this year's Frontières Platform taking place during the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes in July.    Seven projects will present at the Buyers Showcase, looking for sales agents, buyers...

LEGIONS: First Trailer Released, FilmSharks to Handle World Sales And Remake Rights For Argentine Horror

Deadline reported yesterday that my friends at FilmSharks will handle worldwide sales and remake rights for a new Argentine horror flick, Legions, from filmmaker Fabien Forte.    Legions is currently in post-production, yet a trailer was released from completed footage,...

Frontières Platform Cannes 2020: Announces 13 Genre Projects For Industry Platform

The landscape of film festivals dramatically changed this year. You may have noticed. If we can see the light at the end of the tunnel or not everyone is still preparing to get going, making great genre cinema, once we...

We Are One Film Festival: Tribeca And YouTube to Launch Free Virtual Film Festival For Charity

Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube have announced a virtual film festival called We Are One: A Global Film Festival which will run at the end of May and into the first week of June.    Over the run of We Are...

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...

A NIGHT OF HORROR: NIGHTMARE RADIO: A Very Pretty Poster For Horror Anthology

The new horror anthology A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio will have its world premiere at the Nocturna Madrid Fantastic Film Festival in Spain.    The collection of short films comes with a new wrap around story created by the...

Friday One Sheet: THE LIGHTHOUSE in Glorious, Stark, Black And White

Robert Eggers' Cannes-feted sophomore film, The Lighthouse, gets a gorgeous poster, which matches the high contrast black and white trailer that also dropped this week. (It is embedded below if you have not had the pleasure yet.) It is rare...