Review: COMPARTMENT NO. 6, Little Human Connections

Yuriy Borisov, Seidi Haarla and Yuliya Aug star in a romantic drama from Finland, directed by Juho Kuosmanen.

Sundance 2022 Review: THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD Draws Thoroughly Modern Julie

Renate Reinsve stars in the new film by director Joachim Trier.

Review: INTRODUCTION, Young Love in a Time of Crisis

Director Hong Sang-soo's Introduction is a timeline-jumbled, melancholic piece about young love in the eyes of adults. Shot just before the COVID pandemic that led to an ensuing lockdown in February-March of 2020, this slight film, clocking at mere 65 minutes,...

ScreenAnarchy's Top 10 Films of 2021

Hi All, here at ScreenAnarchy we are wishing you the best for 2022! And with the previous year now in the past, let us make a tally of what movies we liked most in 2021. Everyone here was encouraged to...

Review: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, Vanity Is Thy Name

Denzel Washington and Frances MacDorman star in a film directed by Joel Coen, adapted from the works of William Shakespeare.

Review: FRANCE Finds Faith in a Celeb News Personality

Léa Seydoux stars in director Bruno Dumont's new film, opening in theaters and virtual cinemas.

Review: FLEE, Guise and Truth in Animated Documentary on Flight of the Refugees

Jonas Poher Rasmussen's animated documentary chronicles the harrowing journey of an Afghan war refugee.

Review: DRIVE MY CAR, Full of Humanity and Warmth

A new film by director Hamaguchi Ryûsuke stars Nishijima Hidetoshi, Miura Tôko, and Kirishima Reika. It opens in NYC on Wednesday, November 24, to be followed by a national roll-out in the U.S.

Review: PROCESSION, Filmmaking As a Conduit for Healing

Directed by Robert Greene, 'Procession' is one of the most powerful and important documentaries ever made.

Review: WHAT DO WE SEE WHEN WE LOOK AT THE SKY? Tells a Modern Day Fairytale About the Power of Cinema

Directed by Aleksandre Koberidze, the film from Georgia is gentle, joyous, and beguiling, floating like a calm river.

Review: SPENCER, Pablo Lorrain Balances Formalist Approach with Humanism

Kristen Stewart stars in yet another major film from director Pablo Larrain, a modern master in cinema. Do not miss seeing the film on the big screen.

New York 2021 Review: MEMORIA, Body Memories in Visual/Sonic Masterpiece

Tilda Swinton stars in a new film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul. As with the Thai auteur's other films, watching it is like sleepwalking through unfamiliar territory.

New York 2021 Review: PETITE MAMAN, Like Mother, Like Daughter

Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, and Nina Meurisse star in a fairytale without fringes, directed by Céline Sciamma. It's one of the most touching films of the year.

New York 2021 Review: NEPTUNE FROST, Afrofuturist's Vision of Our Connected World

Cheryl Isheja, Bertrand Ninteretse, and Eliane Umuhire star in a spiritual, joyful lo-fi cousin of 'The Matrix' and 'Bacurau,' directed by Anisia Uzeyman and Saul Williams.The film's message might be the same here, but with more music and dancing. And it still manages to look like a badass cyberpunk film.

New York 2021 Review: IN FRONT OF YOUR FACE, Emotionally Resonant, Horny Dramedy

Directed by Hong Sang-soo, the film may lack his narrative and structural inventiveness but it has a nasty hook that gets you at the end, defying the conventional romance narrative. It's wickedly funny, too.

New York 2021 Review: INTRODUCTION, Lamentation on Young Love

Characters overlap in three chapters. Hong's cinematic playfulness is there. Loose structure and double takes are there too. But with black and white cinematography and blustery and cold winter landscape give way to the film's overall melancholic mood.

New York 2021 Review: WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY, A Delightful Triptych of Coincidences and Do-Overs

Maybe it's the Covid time thing, but there is a pleasure seeing characters just talking to each other at length in Hamaguchi's delicately written dialog. It's one of those films you want to see it again immediately after finishing it.

New York 2021 Review: DRIVE MY CAR, Surviver's Guilt, Loneliness and Human Connection

Based on a short story by famed Japanese author Murakami HarukI, from the collections Men Without Women, the film is a skillfully adapted and directed tale of human connection and redemption.

New York 2021 Review: THE SOUVENIR PART II, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman

Honor Swinton Byrne stars in a marvelously inventive, self-effacing film, directed by Joanna Hogg, that is also immensely affecting and moving.

New York 2021 Review: THE TSUGUA DIARIES, Coping with Covid Lockdown

Wryly reflecting the nature of 'expect the unexpected' in both life and filmmaking, Maureen Fazendeiro and Miguel Gomes create a delightful little summer movie.