European Film Awards 2023 Interview: Béla Tarr on Opera and Long-Form Filmmaking

Screen Anarchy spoke with the legendary Hungarian director in light of his upcoming receipt of the Honorary Award at the 36th European Film Awards.

Tallinn 2023 Review: BODY ODYSSEY, Bodybuilding Obsession on the Edge of Psychological Unraveling

Jacqueline "Jay" Fuchs and Julian Sands star; director Grazia Tricarico boldly navigates the blurred lines of satire and horror in the story of female bodybuilding.

Tallinn 2023 Review: GIANT'S KETTLE Peers Into the Abyss of the Mundane in Dark Family Fable

Markku Hakala and Mari Käki's debut blends suspense mystery with psychological drama in a dark fable of Kafkaesque proportions.

MENUS-PLAISIRS -- LES TROISGROS Review: Frederick Wiseman's Four-Hour Glimpse Into a Family Restaurant

Veteran director Frederick Wiseman, aged 93 and renowned for his distinct fly-on-the-wall documentary style, turns his lens to the Troisgros family restaurant in his latest work. This French culinary landmark has maintained its prestigious three Michelin stars for over five...

Viennale 2023 Review: ABOUT THIRTY (ARTURO A LOS 30), Young and Restless in Buenos Aires

Martín Shanly directs and stars in a drama about the shift from the youthful optimism of Generation Y to a growing sense of disillusionment amid life's absurdities.

Viennale 2023 Review: ROBOT DREAMS, A Nostalgic, Animated Exploration of Loss and Companionship

Pablo Berger crafts an animated narrative that resonates with themes of friendship, loss, and reconnection, all set against the vibrant and nostalgic backdrop of 1980s New York City.

Viennale 2023 Review: THE PRACTICE Seeks Mindfulness Amid Mid-Life Restart

Martín Rejtman employs deadpan absurdism to satirize the trials of mid-life in the life of a yoga coach.

Jihlava 2023 Review: BLIX NOT BOMBS Explores Geopolitical Impact, Personal Legacy

Greta Stocklassa directs a documentary on the diplomatic career of Hans Blix in a generational dialogue on the state of affairs of the current geopolitics.

Jihlava 2023 Review: PRAYING FOR ARMAGEDDON, Faith Moves Power

Tonje Hessen Schei and Michael Rowley's documentary examines the complex and often controversial intertwining of evangelical Christianity with U.S. politics, shedding light on its impact on global geopolitics.

Jihlava 2023 Review: ANOTHER BODY Lays Bare Weaponization of Deepfake Porn

Sophie Compton and Reuben Hamlyn's film explores the alarming rise of non-consensual deepfake pornography.

THE ZONE OF INTEREST and ANATOMY OF A FALL Lead European Film Award Nominations 2023

Jonathan Glazer, Agnieszka Holland, Sandra Hüller and Mads Mikkelsen are among the nominees.

Viennale 2023 Review: DAAAAAALI!, Quentin Dupieux Warps Realities in Daliesque Quantum Sketch

Quentin Dupieux delivers a playful avant-garde biopic with Gilles Lellouche, Édouard Baer, Jonathan Cohen, and Pio Marmaï.

Pingyao 2023 Review: CALM IN THE CANOPY Unveils Paranoid Abyss of Privileged Masculinity

Czech director Michal Hogeanaue's new film is a psychosocial thriller about self-inflicted male paranoia and delusion.

Sitges 2023 Review: HALFWAY HOME, Romance Before the Afterlife

Hungarian director Isti Madarasz orchestrates a whimsical journey between the living and the dead with Péter Bárnai, Vivien Rujder and Erzsébet Kútvölgyi.

San Sebastian 2023 Review: MMXX, Cristi Puiu Dives into the Human Comedy Amidst a Pandemic

Cristi Puiu, Romanian auteur, directs a new epic.

San Sebastian 2023 Review: A SILENCE Faces Sins of Fathers in Family Social Thriller

Daniel Auteuil and Emmanuelle Devos star in Belgian director Joachim Lafosse's new drama.

San Sebastian 2023 Review: GAMMA RAYS Illuminates Youth Immigrant Lives

Directed by Henry Bernadet, the dramedy from Canada stars Chaimaa Zinedine, Chris Kanyembuga, Yassine Jabrane, Hani Laroum and Océane Garçon-Gravel.

Warsaw 2023 Review: WITHOUT AIR Seeks Justice in a Suffocating System

Directed by Katalin Moldovai, the Hungarian film stars Ágnes Krasznahorkai, Tunde Skovran, Áron Dimenyi, Soma Sandor, Zsolt Bolonyi, and Ágnes Lorincz.

CAT PERSON Review: Short Story Bloated Into Feature Length

Director Susanna Fogel's new film stars Emilia Jones, Nicholas Braun, Geraldine Viswanathan, Hope Davis, Isabella Rossellini, Liza Koshy, and Isaac Powell.

Venice 2023 Review: FOREVER-FOREVER, Post-Soviet Young and Restless

Anna Buryachkova's feature debut offers a female-centric lens on post-communist adolescence in Eastern Europe.