Gaspar Noé's IRREVERSIBLE: STRAIGHT CUT Heading to Movie Theaters

Over 20 years ago, Irreversible was the film that turned Gaspar Noé into an auteur known worldwide. It was mainly notorious for two elements: its unconventional structure – kicking off with the end credits to tell its story backwards – and...

ScreenAnarchy's Top 10 Films of 2022

What, it's 2023 already? You're kidding, right? Alas, 2022 has come and gone, as long as every other non-leap year but seeming shorter than most nonetheless. But as Yoda says "Size matters not", so we asked our writers to send...

Opening in Movie Theaters: THE WHALE, A Hard Portrait, Full of Emotion

Having built up a critical head of steam after bowing at the Venice Film Festival in September, Darren Aronofsky's The Whale opens Friday, December 9, in select movie theaters. Our own Eric Ortiz Garcia saw the film at the Los...

Los Cabos 2022 Review: THE BEASTS, A Potent and Complex Exploration of Mundane Violence

The Spanish-French production The Beasts (As bestas), directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen, takes place in a Galician village, although its central characters are a couple of French farmers, who have been living there for a couple of years, Olga and Antoine,...

Los Cabos 2022 Review: THE WHALE, One of Darren Aronofsky's Most Empathetic Films

Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale was the opening film of the eleventh edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival, which took place from November 9 to 13. Since its world premiere at the latest edition of the Venice Film Festival,...

Interview: MURINA Director Antonela Alamat Kusijanović on Her Complex Character Piece

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s debut feature, Murina, is set on a Croatian island, where the adolescent protagonist Julija (Gracija Filipovic) usually fishes underwater with her father Ante (Leon Lucev). The fact that Julija usually observes the young people who have fun...

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...

VORTEX Interview: Gaspar Noé on Making a "Cruel But Warm" Film About Aging, Illness and Death

If conception and birth are always present themes in Gaspar Noé's cinema, death is equally important for him: “When you write your sentence, you always put a dot at the end. Talking about death is just putting a dot at...

Interview: HATCHING Director Hanna Bergholm on Her Coming-of-Age Creature Feature

Hatching, the debut feature by Finnish director Hanna Bergholm, is a horror film that stands out for its creature feature and coming-of-age elements. The protagonist Tinja (Siiri Solalinna) is a teenager who lives with her mother (Sophia Heikkilä), her father...

NITRAM Interview: Director Justin Kurzel and Star Caleb Landry Jones on Their Port Arthur Mass Shooter Drama

Director Justin Kurzel’s new work, Nitram, adds to the cinema inspired by real mass shootings, with an approach to the life of the perpetrator of the shooting in Port Arthur, Australia, where 35 people were killed in April 1996. The...

Review: MOTHER SCHMUCKERS, Really Dark, Absurd Comedy

Belgian brothers Harpo and Lenny Guit direct and star in an absurd comedy.

BEYOND THE INFINITE TWO MINUTES Interview: Junta Yamaguchi on His Inventive Sci-Fi Comedy

In the midst of a pandemic, with limited resources and using an iPhone to shoot, Junta Yamaguchi and his team made one of the most ingenious movies in recent years: Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes. The Japanese sci-fi comedy proves...

Interview: Abel Ferrara Talks Pandemic Film ZEROS AND ONES, Recalls Cult Classic MS .45

At 70, Abel Ferrara lives with his partner Cristina Chiriac and their little daughter Anna in Rome, Italy. Far from the city that made him a legendary filmmaker, he makes fictions and documentaries with absolute creative freedom, personal works that...

CENSOR Interview: Prano Bailey-Bond Talks Video Nasties and Horror As a Cathartic Experience

Director Prano Bailey-Bond's acclaimed horror film is now streaming on Hulu.

Review: KNOCKING, The Desperate Cry of Not Being Heard

Swedish director Frida Kempff says she developed her career in the documentary genre because she was interested in social issues. She decided to make her fiction debut with Knocking, based on the homonymous novel by her compatriot Johan Theorin, because...

Review: COMING HOME IN THE DARK, New Zealand Family Must Face the Past

Daniel Gillies stars in a suspense thriller, directed by James Ashcroft.

PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND Interview: Bill Moseley on Crafting Another Memorable Antagonist

Bill Moseley first saw The Texas Chain Saw Massacre in Boston, Massachusetts, as part of a double feature with Enter the Dragon. After watching The Texas Chain Saw Massacre he “became afraid of rural America," revealed the actor in the...

Exclusive MIDNIGHT MASS Video Interview: Star Kate Siegel on the New Mike Flanagan Netflix Miniseries

Actress Kate Siegel has collaborated with director Mike Flanagan for almost a decade now. She appeared in the 2013 Blumhouse-produced Oculus, a terrific supernatural and psychological horror film about the breakdown of a family and the trauma that lingers on...

Review: PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND, Leave Sanity at the Door

Nicolas Cage. Sofia Boutella. Sono Sion. Need we say more? Yes.

DEMONIC Interview: Neill Blomkamp On Combining Science Fiction With Supernatural Horror

The first contact in District 9, Neill Blomkamp’s powerful first feature film, turns out to be different than we might anticipate. The aliens stranded on a spaceship on the skyline of Johannesburg, South Africa, are malnourished, dirty, and without direction....