Review: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 Arrives Dizzy

Jim Carrey headlines a Sega video game sequel; with Idris Elba, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, James Marsden and Natasha Rothwell.

Blu-ray Review: THE CELEBRATION, Rampant, Piercing Family Melodrama

Thomas Vinterberg's hit indie led the Dogme 95 movement in fine form, as celebrated on Blu-ray by the Criterion Collection.

Blu-ray Review: THE UNHEALER, Retro Teen Horror

Lance Henriksen, Natasha Henstridge, and Adam Beach star in the horror film, directed by Martin Guigui.

Review: Criterion's CITIZEN KANE, The Citizen Kane of Criterions

Orson Welles' celebrated masterpiece stars Joseph Cotton.

Review: THE TENDER BAR Is Open. Come On In and Have a Seat.

George Clooney directs an adaptation of J.R. Moehringer's acclaimed memoir, starring Ben Affleck and Tye Sheridan, now streaming on Prime Video.

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: RED ROCKET, Sticky-Sweet Seduction

Director Sean Baker and star Simon Rex blast off in small town Texas.

Review: LICORICE PIZZA, Paul Thomas Anderson Serves Up the Perfect Recipe

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Bradley Cooper, Sean Penn and Tom Waits join newcomer stars Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman for a quality slice of life.

Blu-ray Review: Visconti's Controversial THE DAMNED Is a Blessing From Criterion

Helmut Berger, Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin and Charlotte Rampling star in Luchino Visconti's X-rated anti-Nazi drama.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's Roll-out of MAN PUSH CART

Filmmaker Ramin Bahrani debuts with an NYC immigrant story, beautifully told.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Dives Into LA PISCINE

Alain Delon, Romy Schneider and Jane Birkin star in a sexy French slow-burn drama.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Re-explores THE HUMAN CONDITION

What’s to be said about The Human Condition? In the case of the epic-length Japanese film of that title made, plenty. Directed by Masaki Kobayashi (Harikiri) and released in three distinct parts between 1959 to 1961, the whole 579 minutes of The...

Blu-ray Review: Assayas's IRMA VEP Prowls the Criterion Collection

Maggie Chung portrays herself in Olivier Assayas's exploration of filmmaking in the 1990s.

Blu-ray Review: FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH Comes to Criterion

Senn Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Phoebe Cates star in a seminal teen comedy, directed by Amy Heckerling.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's THE PARALLAX VIEW Uncovers 1970s Paranoia

Warren Beatty is plenty dirty.  In fact, he’s literally covered with mud.  The venerable leading man finds himself in figurative hot water shortly after nearly being washed away by literal tons of water.  One could conclude that that’s what he gets for snooping...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's MINDING THE GAP Goes Airborne

Bing Liu's Oscar nominated skater film arrives on Blu-ray, featuring a bonus interview with Tony Hawk.

Review: JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH Crusades Into Activist History

Daniel Kaluuya, LaKieth Stanfield and Jesse Plemons star in Black Panther chairman biopic.

ScreenAnarchy Top Films of 2020

One of the great advantages of ScreenAnarchy's global writing staff is that our individual end-of-year lists always have a least a few titles that the rest of us have not only not seen, but likely haven't heard of. And I'm...

Review: SYMBIOPSYCHOTAXIPLASM: TWO TAKES BY WILLIAM GREAVES, Re-presented on Blu-ray

Hell hath no fury like a film crew ganked around. This was true in 1968, it was true in 2005, and it remains true today.   In this context, the two named years are significant for being when the late...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's ESSENTIAL FELLINI, an Eternal Tribute to an Eternal Filmmaker

The company of entertainers are moving in, the greasepaint is thickening, and libidos are boiling in step.  Creative energy is on the menu, forcefully and unrestrained.  In other words, amid the mundane drain of the everyday, the circus of Federico Fellini is...