Shout! Factory and GKIDS Announce PRINCESS MONONOKE Special Collector's Edition for May 14th, 2019

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the US release of Princess Mononoke, Studio Ghibli and director Miyazaki Hayao's first major breakthrough film in the Unitedd States, distributor Shout! Factory and GKIDS are partnering to release a very special limited collector's...

Now on Blu-ray: ONE CUT OF THE DEAD Is A Rapturous Experience You Can Now Share With Friends At Home

2018's surprise genre fest hit, One Cut of the Dead, is now available on Blu-ray thanks to the UK/Japan-based Asian film specialists at Third Window Films, and if any film was ever worthy of a blind buy, this is it....

Shout! Lets It All Out. These Are The Discs You Can't Do Without.

Shout! Factory's specialty Shout! Select imprint has been knocking it out of the park lately with their upgraded reissues of classics from the last 40 years and these latest bundle is no different. Today we'll look at five selections from...

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...

Slamdance 2019 Review: CAT STICKS Makes Poetry of Pain and Beauty of Desperation

Kolkata, the eastern Indian megalopolis once known as Calcutta and commonly referred to as the City of Joy, has long been thought of as the center of intellectualism in India. Many of the country's most internationally lauded artists hail from...

Arrow Video Brings Spaghetti Westerns, American Thrillers, Japanese Sci-Fi & More This April

Our friends at Arrow Video continue to deplete my already non-existant retirement fund with their latest annnouncement of new releases for April of 2019. In this month they'll bring several older films to Blu-ray for the first time as well...

Now on Blu-ray: Guadagnino's SUSPIRIA Is An All New Witchy Vision

Upon hearing the news that director Luca Guadagnino, he of I am Love/A Bigger Splash fame, was going to direct a remake of Dario Argento's signature balletic nightmare, Suspiria, many fans of the original were querulous to say the least. When...

Trailer: Jonas Ã…kerlund's LORDS OF CHAOS Jumps Into The Fire That Forged The Blackest Metal

A film nearly a decade in the making, Jonas Åkerlund's Lords of Chaos is finally set to hit theaters in North America on February 8th from indie distributor Gunpowder & Sky. To promote their new film, the first domestic trailer for...

A Few Intense Seconds Speak Volumes In MOOTHON Teaser

This morning the first footage from Geetu Mohandas' sophomore directorial feature Moothon dropped, and while it isn't much, it has definitely piqued our interest. Mohandas started her career as an actress in the Malayalam film industry, but her 2014 directorial...

Review: PETTA, An Enjoyable Revenge Thriller That Plays To The Cheap Seats

How do you solve a problem like Rajini? Rajinikanth, one of the biggest movie stars in Asia and the highest paid performer in India, is an enigma on screen. At age 68, he's appeared in over two hundred films in...

Blu-ray Review: SOME LIKE IT HOT Is Still One Of The Funniest Films Ever Made

Much has changed in the media landscape since Billy Wilder's Some Like It Hot was voted the funniest American film ever made as part of the AFI's 100 Years 100 Laughs poll back in 2000. However, this film remains one...

J Hurtado's 14 Favorite Indian Films of 2018

Another year of amazing cinema has just wrapped up and as we look forward to whatever greatness 2019 will undoubtedly bring, it's nice ot recognize those films that made 2018 stand out as one of the most interesting and fruitful...

Screen Anarchy's Favorite Films of 2018

Here's our favorite films of 2018, as voted on by more than 20 of our contributing writers, who collectively picked 114 films as their favorites. 1. Roma 2. The Favourite 3 (tie). BlacKkKlansman / You Were Never Really Here 5....

Review: Action Epic K.G.F.: CHAPTER 1 Charts New Territory For Its Region, Almost Loses Its Way

It's a brave new world out there for Indian regional cinema. After the breakout success of S.S. Rajamouli's Telugu language historical epic Baahubali, and the continuing - though baffling - success of Shankar's 2.0, Indian films in languages other than...

Arrow Video Lays Out Its Latest Assault On Your Pocketbook For March '19

I give up. There's no resisting Arrow Video's constant assault on my own willpower and bank balance and their latest announcements for March of 2019 are one more nail in my financial coffin. This month sees US/UK/Can Blu-ray releases of...

Review: This BUMBLEBEE Is Definitely Buzz-Worthy

Michael Bay's adrenaline addled adaptations of the Transformers saga have been the poster children for the cognitive split between audiences and critics for over a decade now. The first five films in the series have largely served as a compendium...

Third Window Films 2019 Preview: Festival Faves and Cult Classics

It's that time of year again! In what has become something of an annual tradition, UK home video distributor Third Window Films has given Screen Anarchy an exclusive first look at their 2019 slate of releases. This coming year will...

Review: ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL, Nothing New Under The Sun, But Still A Pinch Of Naughty-ish Fun

Today marks the cinema release of David Leitch's Once Upon a Deadpool, a PG-13 re-edit of the very R-rated Deadpool 2 from this past May. While it seems like an odd choice, there are actually a few compelling reasons to put this back...

Review: SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE, Once More With Feeling!

As a moviegoer who has grown weary of the unending barrage of superhero offerings clogging multiplexes these days, I was not particularly looking forward to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Not only is it another addition to the dozens of comic...

Trailer: The Earth Trembles, The Titans Rise In GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS

It sure looks like director Michael Dougherty isn't messing around with the new trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the long awaited follow-up to 2014's American series reboot. Due in theaters this coming summer, Godzilla: King of the Monsters...