Review: EO, Immersive, Biting Allegory

Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, this is not a fairy tale. Unlike some cute Disney family movie starring a talking donkey, it will break your heart.

New York 2022 Review: Building Memories in AFTERSUN

Aftersun is a poignant and deeply personal examination of those memories, told in a small, family vacation travelogue.

New York 2022 Review: Hong Sang-soo's THE NOVELIST'S FILM, Compulsion and Stagnation

Prolific as ever, Hong is not stagnating for sure. But I guess with the pandemic it crossed his mind. I hope his compulsion never stops.

New York 2022 Review: In SHOWING UP, Perseverance Pays Off

Michelle Williams stars in a new film directed by Kelly Reichardt, which continues to showcase her unique voice in American cinema.

New York 2022 Review: TAR, Fallen Maestro in Todd Field's Remarkable Film

Cate Blanchett stars in a new film by director Todd Field, his first in 16 years.

New York 2022 Review: STARS AT NOON, Rum, Sweat and Rain Soak Love Story in Global South

Directed by Claire Denis, the political-intrigue drama stars Margaret Qualley and Joe Alwyn.

New York 2022 Review: SAINT OMER, Chimeric Women in Powerful Courtroom Drama

Director Alice Diop is making a powerful statement, about the highly patriarchal society, colonialism, racism, and women's rights, both subtly and unsubtly.

Interview: HOLD ME TIGHT Director Mathieu Amalric on Vicky Krieps and His Cinema of Gesture

"Cinema can amplify those parallel lives. In fact, we deal with it each moment in our lives - we either accept or we are scared of them."

Review: MOONAGE DAYDREAM, Intense, Fitting Sonic Experience of David Bowie's Legacy

See it big and see it loud. It's one of the best moviegoing experiences of the year.

Review: HOLD ME TIGHT, Grieving and Letting Go

Vicky Krieps stars in writer/director Mathieu Amalric's latest, perhaps his most heartfelt film.

Review: THE CATHEDRAL, Keen Observation of an American Family

Ricky D'Ambrose, a micro-budget indie filmmaker whose initial series of shorts gained acclaim on the international festival circuit -- including Berlinale and New Directors/New Films -- made his feature-length film debut with Notes on an Appearance in 2017. The Cathedral,...

Melbourne 2022: The Winners of the Inaugural MIFF Awards

The Melbourne International Film Festival have announced the inaugural MIFF Awards recipients. The newly introduced MIFF Awards, which include the Bright Horizons Competition and Award and the Blackmagic Design Australian Innovation Award, were launched as part of the 70th...

Review: Modern Illness in EL GRAN MOVIMIENTO

La Paz, Bolivia's capital, sitting on the high plains of the Andés, is a bustling city, and home to close to one million souls. With electric wires and cable cars criss-crossing the ultra-modern glass skyscrapers against rugged natural vistas, the...

Australia Korean Fest 2022: Mainstream K-Culture Appeal Results In Most Accessible Program Yet

Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) branches back out this year in four major Australian cities, bringing a lean and clean program of genre favorites and Festival picks. Ensuring that nobody will gets FOMO if they miss the latest playing...

Review: BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE, Moody, Sizzling Noir From Claire Denis

Directed by Claire Denis, the film contains visual/aural power and beauty, combined with blistering performances by Juliette Binoche and Vicent Lindon. It's damn near a masterpiece, in my book.

Review: FIRE OF LOVE, A Jaw-Dropping Love Story

Directed by Sara Dosa, the film accentuates the story of two lovers who shared the same passion, and lived and died together. See it on the big screen.

ScreenAnarchy's Top 10 Films Of The First Half Of 2022

Blimey folks... they say "time flies" but this year it flies on a rocket, it seems. While the second half of 2022 technically didn't start on the first of July (because February is so short), we DID pass the halfway...

Have Your Say: CRIMES OF THE FUTURE, New David Cronenberg

Opening today in North American movie theaters, Crimes of the Future is a new film by David "Mr. Canada" Cronenberg. In celebration, we've been looking back at his distinguished career this week. Shelagh Rowan-Legg reviewed the film last week, in...

Review: NEPTUNE FROST, Spiritual, Joyful, Badass Cyberpunk

The coltan mines in the hills of Burundi supply minerals that makes tantalum capacitors used in most of world's electronic devices. Multidisciplinary artist Saul Williams (Slam) and Rwandan artist Anisa Uzeyman use the mines as a springboard to embark on...

Interview: NEPTUNE FROST, Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman on Their Afrofuturist Musical

Neptune Frost, an Afrofuturist musical directed by multidisciplinary American artist Saul Williams and Rwandan visual artist Anisia Uzeyman, is a stunning film that defies conventions in both content and form. When I saw it in a packed theater at the...