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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...

Fantasia 2019: Kim Joo-hwan's THE DIVINE FURY (사자) to Wrap up Festival

Film Festivals are in a constant state of flux. It is almost against the very nature of festival for things to go smoothly, their administrative equivelant of, 'It's quiet. Too quiet'.    So we always have to be at the...

Fantasia 2019 Review: Kimo Staboel's DREADOUT, Yet Another Solid Solo Debut From The Former Mo Brothers

In an amazing coincidence that I presume will become more and more common as time goes along, Fantasia 2019 boasts not just one, but two films that utilize people entering buildings wherein deadly tragedies have occurred as a method of...

BLOOD ON HER NAME: New Poster Drops Ahead of World Premiere at Fantasia

Mathew Pope's Southern Gothic Neo-Noir Blood on Her Name premiered last night at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Ahead of its premiere this fresh poster, designed by Casey Moore of High Council, was debuted.      The dead body lies at...

Fantasia 2019 Review: CHIWAWA Warms Up An Old Formula With Mediocre Results

A tale as old as time, director Ninomiya Ken attempts to revitalize the story of a woman driven into the arms of madness in the search for acceptance in Chiwawa, his follow up to the festival hit, The Limit of...

Fantasia 2019 Review: CRITTERS ATTACK!, Among The Most Fun Franchise Rejuvenations In Years

The Crites are back at Fantasia 2019 with the world premiere of the fifth feature in the Critters franchise, Critters Attack!, from the writer/director of the 2016 festival hit The Cleanse (AKA The Master Cleanse), Bobby Miller. One of the...

Fantasia 2019 Review: JESUS SHOWS YOU THE WAY TO THE HIGHWAY Will Smash Your Brain To Pieces

Truly original artistic voices are few and far between. When it comes to contemporary genre cinema, a few innovators come to mind when one thinks about the 21st century. Filmmakers like Khavn from the Phillippines, Q from India, Sono Sion...

Fantasia 2019 Review: THE DEEPER YOU DIG Is A Fascinating Micro-Budget Psychological Horror With A Great Origin Story

A mother, Ivy (Toby Poser) and her daughter Echo (Zelda Adams) live alone out in the country. They seem to share an unusually close relationship, despite the fact that Echo is of the age where a young girl would be...

Fantasia 2019 Review: SADAKO Goes Back to the RING Well, Brings Up Fresh Ideas

For thew opening night of Fantasia 2019, the festival goes back to the well - and its roots - with the North American premiere of Nakata Hideo's Sadako. A return to the iconic Ring (Ringu) series Nakata kicked off back...

BLOOD ON HER NAME: First Teaser For Mathew Pope's Southern Gothic

Mathew Pope's debut feature film Blood On Her Name will have its world premiere at Fantasia on July 17th. The first teaser for his Southern-Gothic film was released today. Have a look below.    A woman’s panicked decision to cover...

RESPIRA (BREATHE) Trailer: Gabriel Grieco's Thriller Takes Flight After World Premiere at Busan

Gabriel Grieco's thriller Respira (Breathe) had its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival the other week. A brand new trailer for Repsira was just released. Find it below.   “Breathe” is about a family that moves to the...

Fantasia 2019: DEAD DICKS Trailer Gets Weird, Weirder, Bloody

Set to enjoy its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, Canada, on July 25, Dead Dicks has unveiled its first NSFW trailer, which must be seen to be believed. "When a young nursing student named Becca...

THE WRETCHED Trailer: Some Neighbors Are Creepier Than Others

The Wretched, from filmmakers Brett and Drew T. Pierce is having its world premiere at Fantasia this Summer. Here is the brand new trailer! There is a Tauntaun joke somewhere in there. You won't have to wait long for it. ...

Someone is a Real Stickler For Tenant Rules in This 1BR Clip

David Mamor's debut film, the horror thriller 1BR, will have its world premiere at Fantasia in less than two weeks. The first clip from his film was released and we have right here for you.     In the clip,...

GWEN: RLJE FILMS And Shudder Pick up William McGregor's Debut Thriller

RLJE Films and Shudder have announced that they will handle the theatrical and streaming release of William McGregor's debut feature film, the thriller Gwen.    Gwen is a young girl whose life seems to be collapsing around her. Struggling with...

Karlovy Vary 2019 Review: SICK SICK SICK, Love, Grief, Madness in New Cinema

Coming-of-age, madness and macabre in new aesthetics.

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...

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'?