RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Reviews: Surprisingly Good

With the newest installment, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, just days away, it's a good time to revisit a film that surprised many of us, including the studio, I suspect, since it pushed the release date until early...

TO DIE FOR 4K Review: This Film Kills

Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, and Casey Affleck commit murder for fame and sex in Gus Van Sant's frigid satire.

Screen Anarchists On DUNE: PART TWO

Back when we created our ScreenAnarchy top-10 list of 2021, I lamented the fact that I didn't rally our troops to make a group review for Denis Villeneuve's Dune. Because even though the film topped the leaderboard that year, opinions...


Four films make up a year's worth of light drama from French New Wave icon Éric Rohmer in a new set from the Criterion Collection.

LONE STAR 4K Review: John Sayles' Texas Tale Shines Bright with Criterion

Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Peña, Kris Kristofferson and Matthew McConaughey star in John Sayles' layered tale of injustice and reconciliation.

GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO 4K Review: An Honest to Goodness Great Film

Ewan McGregor, Gregory Mann, Tilda Swinton, David Bradley, and Christoph Waltz star in the award-winning stop-motion take on the dark fairy tale.

MEAN STREETS 4K Review: Martin Scorsese Takes On His Home Turf

Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel ignite Scorsese's breakthrough movie, now on 4K from Criterion.

ScreenAnarchy's Top 10 Films of 2023

Hello all of you readers, and the best wishes for 2024 from all of us here at ScreenAnarchy! One of those best wishes is that we hope you will all see many good films. May our enjoyment of cinema be...

MICHAEL HANEKE: TRILOGY Review: Cooly Unsettling

Criterion collects Michael Haneke's first features, which form a rewardingly challenging triptych.


Randolph Scott Lee Van Cleef, James Coburn, Henry Silva, and Claude Akins star in these five outstanding films.

AFTER HOURS 4K Review: Clocking in with Criterion

Martin Scorsese's late night fever dream, starring Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Catherine O'Hara, and Teri Garr, is inspired dark comedy.

TARGETS Blu-ray Review: Criterion Hits the Mark with Peter Bogdanovich's First Great Film

Boris Karloff headlines Bogdanovich's frightfully apt sniper horror film.

CHILLY SCENES OF WINTER Blu-ray Review: Melancholy Romantic Travails

John Heard and Mary Beth Hurt star in director Joan Micklin Silver's 1979 film of romantic obsession, now on Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection.

HOLLYWOOD SHUFFLE Blu-ray Review: Ramshackle Comedy Made Its Mark

Robert Townsend directed the independent Black comedy, first released in 1987, and now on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection.

A WOMAN KILLS Review: Daring, Sexual, Violent, French Classic

Now on Blu-ray from Radiance.

CHILLY SCENES OF WINTER: Now on Blu-ray From Criterion

The newly released Blu-ray from Criterion stars John Heard and Mary Beth Hurt.

Review: Criterion Presents Three Films by Mai Zetterling

Confrontational and bold, the directorial work of successful actress-turned-filmmaker Mai Zetterling exhibits an almost meta grab of her own career.  Once relegated to starring in male-driven flights of fancy and whatnot, the eventual Swedish expatriate opted in the 1950s to make...

THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN 4K Review: Deliriously, Exhaustingly Exhausting

Available from The Criterion Collection, director Terry Gilliam's ambitious and pricey yarn stars Sarah Polley, Eric Idle, and John Neville.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Ventures Into EVE'S BAYOU

Samuel L. Jackson and Jurnee Smollett star in Kasi Lemmons' mysterious family drama, set in America's Deep South.

Review: WOMEN TALKING, Shut Up and Listen

Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, Ben Whishaw, and Frances McDormand star in a film by Sarah Polley, inspired by true events.