Neuchatel 2019: EXTRA ORDINARY Takes Top Honours at Record-Breaking 19th Edition

Irish supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary was honoured with the H.R. Giger “Narcisse” Award last Saturday night, as the 19th Neucha╠étel International Fantastic Film Festival came to a rousing close.    Other winners included Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ Swallow and Miguel Llansó’s Jesus...

Neuchatel 2019: Festival Makes History, Signs SWAN Charter for Gender Equality

History was made at the 19th Neucha╠étel International Fantastic Film Festival on Monday, when it became the first genre festival to sign the Swiss Women’s Audiovisual Network (SWAN) Film Festival Pledge for Parity and Inclusion. In doing so, NIFFF joins...

ScreenAnarchy's Top Movies Of The First Half Of 2019

With 2020 only half a year away, let's do the mid-2019 Top-Ten thing. We asked our staff of writers and editors what, in their opinion, were the best films this year so far. And because that's too easy, as writer...

BiFan 2019: 10 Films You Should Check Out at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

Asia's top genre celebration is almost upon us, and as we pack our bags for the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan), we've prepared a few titles to look out for in this year's vast program. Between our recent festival...

BiFan 2019: 10 Films to get Excited for at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

Our annual pilgrimage to the soju-soaked suburbs of South Korea is just days away, with the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival getting underway this Thursday. The event promisies 11 days of the finest indie genre offerings from around the...

CHASING THE DRAGON II: WILD WILD BUNCH: Tony Leung Triggers an Explosive Birthday Bash in Exclusive Clip from Wong Jing's Triad Sequel

Legendary director Wong Jing (God of Gamblers, City Hunter) reteams with Jason Kwan once again to bring Hong Kong movie fans a second dose of gangland action in Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch, which opens in selected cinemas...

Udine 2019: STILL HUMAN Big Winner at 21st Far East Film Festival

Just 24 hours after receiving the Golden Mulberry for Outstanding Achievement Award, Hong Kong superstar Anthony Wong Chau Sang was gracing the stage at the Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine once again, where his new drama Still Human was awarded...

Udine 2019: 11 Films Not to be Missed at the 21st Far East Film Festival

Tomorrow sees the Far East Film Festival kick off its 21st edition in Udine, Italy, with an unprecedented celebration of Asian cinema the likes of which you won’t find anywhere else in Europe.    An intoxicating blend of East and...

Udine 2019: Full Lineup Revealed for 21st Far East Film Festival

The Far East Film Festival has revealed the full lineup for its 21st edition, which will take place in Udine, Italy from 26 April - 4 May 2019. The packed roster of 76 films from 12 different countries includes 3...

Udine 2019: Sewol Ferry Drama BIRTHDAY to Open 21st Far East Film Festival

Birthday, the hugely anticipated South Korean drama reenacting the horrific tragedy of the Sewol ferry disaster, has been announced as the opening film of this year’s Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy.   Produced by Lee Chang-dong, award-winning director...

DEAD KIDS: Exclusive First Teaser for Mikhail Red's Teen Kidnap Thriller

There’s no stopping Mikhail Red right now. Just days after we shared the first images for the Filipino filmmaker’s upcoming zombie shocker Block Z, we now get an exclusive first look at the teaser trailer for his teen abduction thriller,...

Udine 2019: Anthony Wong to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 21st Far East Film Festival

Hong Kong favourite Anthony Wong Chau Sang is to be honoured with the Golden Mulberry Award for Outstanding Achievement at this year’s Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy.   The controversial performer has been a ubiquitous presence in the...

BLOCK Z: Exclusive First Images from Mikhail Red's Philippine Zombie Shocker

Filipino writer-director Mikhail Red has been on our radars for a long time now, and his latest, Block Z, is shaping up to be the prolific filmmaker's most ambitious project yet.    Aged just 27, Red is already on his...

Renny Harlin's BODIES AT REST to Open 43rd Hong Kong International Film Festival, Full Line-Up Announced

The world premiere of Hong Kong thriller Bodies at Rest, starring Nick Cheung and Richie Jen, and directed by Finnish filmmaker Renny Harlin, has been announced as the opening film of the 43rd Hong Kong International Film Festival. Francois Ozon’s...

Crazy Broke Asians: New York Asian Film Festival Winter Showcase Champions the 99%, MISS BAEK to Open

As huge fans of the NYAFF, we are ecstatic to hear that the festival is branching out further, launching its very first Winter Showcase this coming February. Launching off the back of last year’s Crazy Rich Asians fever, the inaugural...

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....

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...

Nicolas Cage Calls Sion Sono's PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND "The Wildest Movie I've Ever Made"

We love Nicolas Cage for the unabashed intensity with which he seems to approach any role he is offered, and in recent years, boy have there been a lot of them. The actor was in Macau this past weekend at...

Exclusive: Kimo Stamboel's DREADOUT Gets an English-Friendly Trailer

While Timo Tjahjanto has been wowing audiences with his one-two punch of action epic The Night Comes For Us and supernatural shocker May the Devil Take You, his fellow Indonesian Mo Brother collaborator Kimo Stamboel has been hard at work...

GREEN BOOK to Open 3rd Macau Film Fest, Nicolas Cage, Aaron Kwok in Attendance

The International Film Festival and Awards Macao unveiled the lineup for its third edition today, which runs from 8-14 December in the former Portuguese colony, turned Chinese gaming capital. This year's event will see Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage, Hong...