Review: APPLES, Absurdist Deadpan Parable, Greek New Wave Style

The emerging Greek director Christos Nikou is the latest guardian to keep the flame of Greek New Wave cinematic oddities smoldering. Nine years after Yorgos Lanthimos' remarkable Alps bowed on the Lido, Nikou arrives at La Biennale with Apples (original title:...

Review: FLUX GOURMET, Absurd and Hilarious Culinary Adventures

British director Peter Strickland evokes his chamber sonic horror Berberian Sound Studio in his latest work. Flux Gourmet pushes the envelope further into an absurdist direction, marking his most hilarious venture so far. After his Giallo homage in Berberian Sound Studio, Strickland...

Review: In MAD GOD, Monsters Run Amuck

Master stop-motion animator Phil Tippett's unsettling, yet still somewhat perversely mesmerizing spectacle, is a marvel to behold.

Review: BLOODY ORANGES, Amorals, Comedy, Politics

Denis Podalydès, Christophe Paou, and Guilaine Londez star in a comedy from France, directed by Jean-Christophe Meurisse.

SXSW 2022 Review: A VANISHING FOG, Surreal Eco Elegy with Transcendental Cinematography

Directed by Augusto Sandino, the mysterious drama from Colombia stars Christian Ballesteros, Nury Márquez and Sebastian Pii.

Review: FLUX GOURMET, Visually Seductive, Absurdly Comic

Asa Butterfield, Gwendoline Christie and Ariane Labed star; Peter Strickland ('In Fabric,' 'Duke of Burgundy') directed.

Berlinale 2022 Review: RIMINI, A Seaside Vacation By Ulrich Seidl

Michael Thomas, Tessa Göttlicher, and Hans-Michael Rehberg star in the latest work by the renowned Austrian provocateur, a signature Seidlian tragicomedy.

Berlinale 2022 Review: HAPPER'S COMET, Surreal, One-Night Stand in American Suburbia

Rising U.S. indie cinema filmmaker Tyler Taormina delivers a curiously experimental follow-up to his debut, 'Ham on Rye.'

Rotterdam 2022 Review: ASSAULT, Deadpan Tragicomedy Shocks Less Than It Amuses

From Kazakhstan and director Adilkhan Yerzhanov comes a comic thriller about a teacher and fellow parents deciding to fight back against an armed invasion of their school.

Sundance 2022 Review: SHARP STICK, Raunchy Yet Touching Gen-Z Female Empowerment

Kristine Froseth, Jon Bernthal and Luka Sabbat star in Lena Dunham's refreshingly sunny pandemic romantic dramedy.

Sundance 2022 Review: THE PRINCESS Captures Life and Death of Lady Di By One Thousand Lenses

Director Ed Perkins' documentary relives the fate, myth and media legacy of the late princess.

Sundance 2022 Review: Hungarian GENTLE Spotlights Female Bodybuilding

László Csuja and Anna Nemes directed the dramatic feature, starring Eszter Csonka, György Turós and Csaba Krisztik.

Sundance 2022 Review: PHOENIX RISING Breaks Heart-Shaped Glasses

In Amy Berg's documentary miniseries, Evan Rachel Wood goes on the record about her abusive relationship with shock rocker Marilyn Manson.

Rotterdam 2022 Preview: Amanda Kramer Retrospective, Indian Cinema, Promising Newcomers

International Film Festival Rotterdam pivots to a virtual event for its 51st edition due to the latest coronavirus wave.

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...

Tallinn 2021 Review: The WEDDING DAY, Masterful, Provocative High-Wire Act of Genre and Arthouse

Robert Wieckiewicz, Michalina Labacz, and Agata Kulesza star in an unorthodox Holocaust movie, directed by Polish provocateur Wojciech Smarzowski ('Clergy').

Tallinn 2021 Review: NO LOOKING BACK, Bloody Family Feud Saved by Sardonic Kid

Russian director Kirill Sokolov ('Why Don't You Just Die!') returns with an ultraviolent family feud encore.

Tallinn 2021 Review: No-Budget Dystopia PERPETUITY Offers a Temporary Band-Aid

From Hungary comes a dystopian drama by filmmaker György Pálfi.

Review: BENEDETTA Reimagines A Nun's Life As a Softcore Thriller

Directed by Paul Verhoeven, the biographical drama stars Virginie Efira, Daphne Patakia and Charlotte Rampling.

Tallinn 2021 Review: OTHER PEOPLE, Social Realism Redefined, Cocky and Raunchy

Directed by Aleksandra Terpinska, the drama from Poland stars Jacek Beler, Sonia Bohosiewicz and Magdalena Kolesnik.