Have Your Say: Which Director Would You Like To Get 200,000,000 USD To Play With?

Now that I've been writing for Screen Anarchy for more than ten years, I sometimes revisit stuff I did a decade ago. Sometimes just for fun, sometimes to see what topics concerned us back then, in the "oughts". And in...

Have Your Say: What's Your Favorite Shark Movie (Not JAWS)?

This week sees Jon Turteltaub's The Meg chomp its way into cinemas worldwide, and if the trailers do not lie it might give us a fun ride. At the very least it looks decently made, which is not what you...

Have Your Say: Tips For The Next Generation

I have two sons, one who is fourteen years old and one who has just turned ten. Watching films with the younger son is a lot of fun, but the older one is getting more and more curious about good...

EVANGELION: 3.0 + 1.0 Gets A Release Announcement And A Teaser

(Her eyes are on the right...) Japanese audiences flocking to see Hosoda Mamoru's new film Mirai this week got to see a special advert indeed: one which announced the fourth Evangelion reboot film. It's known under many titles but let's...

Have Your Say: When You Think It Was Inspired By...

We've all encountered it: the sense of deja-vu when you see a film and one scene suddenly looks VERY familiar for some reason. And you think: that scene, or idea, or design bowled me over, but in another (favorite) film...

Some Interesting Ideas With Regards To That OVERLORD Trailer

A few days ago, J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot released the trailer for their upcoming World War Two action horror thriller Overlord, in which some American soldiers find themselves stuck far behind enemy lines. As they try to survive...

GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS Has A Trailer

When Gareth Edwards' version of Godzilla premièred in 2014, it was already known that if successful, Warner Brothers and Legendary were going to try and create a 'monsterverse'. Last year, Kong: Skull Island not only embraced those plans, but (in...

Have Your Say: What's Your Favorite Film Poster Ever?

That film poster for The Endless is probably my favorite one in years. It actually makes me wonder: what is the best or most beautiful movie poster of all time? So let's make that the topic of the week! What's...

Artsploitation Releases Dutch Post-apocalyptic Actioner MOLLY, Now On Pre-order

Last year at the Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam, I attended the world premiere of a Dutch science fiction film: Molly. To say Dutch science fiction films are rare is an understatement: I need to think long and hard to...

Pretty Packaging: The Commemorary Boxset Of THE DAM BUSTERS Hits The Mark

In May 1943, a squadron of British Lancaster bombers (carrying specially designed bouncing mines) managed to breach several dams in Germany, damaging the industrial war-power of Hitler's "Third Reich" and providing a huge boost in morale for the Allied forces....

Have Your Say: What's Your Favorite War Film?

Last month, distributor StudioCanal released a pimped-to-the-gills Blu-ray / DVD edition of Michael Anderson's 1955 war epic The Dam Busters, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the raid described in the film. In it, you see the preparations and...

ScreenAnarchy's Top Movies Of The First Half Of 2018

Time flies like a sonofabitch, and this year it seems to do so faster than usual. We are at 2018's mid-point already. Whoa! That does beg the question though: what films have managed to impress and touch us most, so...

Now on Blu-ray: LOVE AND OTHER CULTS, Animerama, ANTIPORNO, and THE WHISPERING STAR from Third Window

UK's Third Window Films have had a rough year, but they are coming back strong with a quartet of solid releases from some of Japan's most exciting filmmakers. Today we're looking at their recent Blu-ray releases of Uchida Eiji's Love...

Pretty Packaging: The REVOLUTIONARY GIRL UTENA Boxset Wins All Duels

(Its full title is the Revolutionary Girl Utena 20th Anniversary Ultra Edition boxset, but hey, what's in a name...) The nineties were an interesting times for anime. On a technical front, computer graphics were slowly but surely becoming cheaper, allowing...

Have Your Say: Dinosaurs!

Last weekend J. A. Bayona's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom fell to Earth, and while it was not exactly an extinction event, it did leave quite a deep impact. When I saw it, I liked the film a lot but wondered...

Have Your Say: The Incredible Brad Bird

Last weekend, Brad Bird's Incredibles 2 landed with a thudding 'WHOMP' which was heard across the world. Our Andrew Mack loved it and he was not the only one: with 180 million dollars domestic and a CinemaScore rating of A+,...

Review: JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM Goes Places Earlier Films Fear To Tread

For the past quarter century, the Jurassic Park films have been synonymous with summer blockbuster fare. Based on Michael Crichton's novel (itself an inferior re-working of his own Westworld) the first film in the franchise set the world alight in...

Pretty Packaging: That Gorgeous STAND-ALONE COMPLEX Boxset Is Back, But Bigger And English-friendly

If you see the pictures in this article and think you've seen them before, you may be right about most of them. Last year, the French branch of distributor All The Anime released an absolutely kick-ass Blu-ray boxset of the...

Have Your Say: Why Do You Watch Horror?

This weekend saw a strange phenomenon appear at the American box office: Ari Aster's horror film Hereditary arrived, and broke records for studio A24. Word of mouth had already been incredibly strong ever since its early showings at festivals, and...

Pretty Packaging: The WOLF'S RAIN Ultimate Edition Is Good Enough To Howl About

When Scotland-based distributor Anime Limited announces a new ultimate edition, I tend to take notice. So far, the company has displayed great taste in picking up titles old and new, and previous ultimate editions have been pretty grand. Their newest...