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What The Fest?! 2019 Review: DEPRAVED Fittingly Pays Tribute to Frankenstein

Larry Fessenden's latest film is a modern spin on a classic tale.

Boston Underground 2019 Review: HAIL SATAN? The Devil is in the Delightful Details

A friend of mine has theorized that that US citizens would sooner vote for a black lesbian muslim before they would vote for an atheist, so ingrained is the notion that one must believe in a deity in order to...

SXSW 2019 Review: SAKAWA Explores Sex Scams, Voodoo, Dark Side of Capitalism

Sex spam is a fundamental part of the internet experience. Most of these solicitations are blatant scams, but many people still get ripped off by promises of romance and sex. Who are these scammers? Many of the perpetrators are actually...

SXSW 2019 Review: AURORA, Fresh Romantic Sparks in Finland

Mimosa Willamo and Amir Escandari star in Miia Tervo's refreshing debut feature.

SXSW 2019: The First Footage From Pollyanna McIntosh's DARLIN' Teases Terror

With SXSW now in full swing, it's about time that some of the hotly anticipated features start to share teases to whet the appetites of filmgoers. One of my must-see films this year is Pollyanna McIntosh's directorial debut, Darlin'. A...

Boston Underground 2019 First Wave Promises Satan, Lo-Fi Sci-Fi, Industrial Music & More

Boston Underground Film Festival 2019 is the 21st edition of New England's premier celebration of the bizarre and the insane, and year after year, it's only gotten better. From March 20 - 24, a rain of cinematic madness will drench...

SXSW 2019: First HUMAN NATURE Trailer Explores a Big Tech Revolution

The documentary explores a technology with tremendous potential. How and when should it be used?

Giveaway: Win a DVD Copy of THE STANDOFF AT SPARROW CREEK

RLJE Films will release Henry Dunham's directorial debut, the thriller The Standoff at Sparrow Creek on DVD and Blu-ray on March 5th. ScreenAnarchy has three (3) copies of his film on DVD to give away to our readers in the...

THE HARVESTERS (DIE STROPERS): Altered Innocence Acquires Un Certain Regard Title

Our new friends at Altered Innocence caught our attention last year when they acquired the homoerotic giallo film Knife + Heart. While they were preparing for that theatrical relase (3/15/19) they picked the US rights for the South African drama...

Rotterdam 2019 Review: NONA. IF THEY SOAK ME, I'LL BURN THEM, An Intriguing Mocku-Biopic

Chilean filmmaker Camila José Donoso's third feature manifests formalistic experimentation in docu-fiction and reality aesthetics.

Rotterdam 2019 Review: TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE Takes Different Route Than Usual Eastern European Arthouse Fare

The feature debut of Bosnian-bornm Amsterdam-based Ena Sendijarević goes against the conventions of Eastern European dramas.

Sundance 2019 Interview: Wu-Tang Clan and Director Sacha Jenkins on OF MICS AND MEN

Wu-Tang brought the mothafuckin’ ruckus to Park City, Utah last week, where the first two episodes of Sacha Jenkins’ ‘new American Classic’, Of Mics And Men, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Jenkins titled the film Of Mics and Men as a...

Gasper Noe's CLIMAX: Raven Banner Announces Canadian Theatrical Dates And Cinemas

Climax, the latest film from the notorious Gasper Noé is making it's way back to Canadian cinemas starting on March 1st. If you missed any of its festival appearances our friends at Raven Banner Entertaiment pretty much have the country...

AMI Trailer: When Your Phone Prompts You to Commit Murder, Maybe It`s Time to Put it Down

AMI is a new psychological thriller from director Rusty Nixon and IndustryWorks Studios, who is also handling international sales of the film at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival. A trailer has been released just in time for the market...

SXSW 2019: Watch GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR Teaser

If you're going to be in Austin for SXSW, you're going to have an amazing time, because this year's program --- the Midnighters in particular --- looks awesome.  One of the films playing --- Girl on the Third Floor --- is the directing...

Rotterdam 2019 Review: SONS OF DENMARK, The Front Row of Extremism Collides in Neo-Noir Thriller

Emerging Danish director Ulaa Salim debuts with a Scandi neo-noir thriller on the verge of political and social issues.

Rotterdam 2019 Review: CAPERNAUM Delivers A Magnificent Punch

Last Friday, at the 2019 edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the audience award went to a film which managed to score an average of 4.8 out of 5. That film was writer-director Nadine Labaki's Capernaum, and while it...

New York Asian Winter Showcase 2019 Review: MISS BAEK, A Tough, Unflinching Depiction of Child Abuse and Its Aftermath

Lee Ji-won's beautifully crafted debut feature is tough and uncompromising, but also a vibrant showcase for her impressive filmmaking and the equally impressive performances by main actresses Han Ji-min and Kim Si-ah.

Sundance 2019 Review: WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES, A Stylized 8-bit Ode To Isolation

We Are Little Zombies, the debut feature from Short Film Grand Jury Prize winner Nagahisa Makoto, is a candy colored pop explosion of ennui. When four adolescent strangers meet at the crematorium on the day their parents are being laid...

Sundance 2019: THE HOLE IN THE GROUND Poster and Trailer Debuts For Midnight Selection

Lee Cronin's debut feature film The Hole in the Ground just had its world premiere at Sundance in the midnight program and response has been good so far.    If you are eager to have a look for yourself A24,...