RESTORE POINT Review: Have You Backed-Up Today?

It’s year 2041 and the technology has found a way to cheat death – to ensure it, you just need to remember to back-up your memory every 48 hours. The action takes place in an unspecified country in Central Europe...

DRIVING MADELEINE (Une belle course) Review: A Life Less Ordinary

Despite the somewhat misleading English title (the original name can be roughly translated as “a lovely ride”), Driving Madeleine by a French director Christian Carion, is not exactly what it seems and has some surprises stored. Carion, who is mostly...

SELF RELIANCE Review: Jake Johnson's Directorial Debut, A Feast of Wonderful Absurdity

Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Natalie Morales, and Andy Samberg star in the comedy thriller, directed by Jake Johnson, premiering exclusively on Hulu.

FIRST TIME CALLER Review: Apocalypse Wow

J.D. Brynn and Abe Goldfarb direct a sci-fi thriller, based on a podcast, starring Abe Goldfarb and Brian Silliman.

HE WENT THAT WAY Review: Charmingly Weird

Jacob Elordi, Zachary Quinto, and Patrick J. Adams star in director Jeff Darling's thriller.

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...

THE CRIME IS MINE (Mon Crime) Review: Liberty, Equality and Sisterhood

Two roommates, Pauline (Rebecca Marder) and Madeleine (Nadia Tereszkiewicz) are having an unpleasant but, sadly, not at all uncommon female experience. While Pauline is trying to convince their landlord to once again postpone the paying of the rent which they...

LA SYNDICALISTE Review: Unexpected Take on Whistleblower Thrillers

Isabelle Huppert stars in a film by Jean-Paul Salomé.

THE STRANGLER (L'étrangleur) Review: Resurrected French Giallo with a Beating Heart

First presented at the Cannes Film Festival in 1970, Paul Vecchiali’s melancholic thriller The Strangler did not have a U.S. release until its screenings at Fantastic Fest and the New York Film Festival earlier this year. Its 2K restoration is currently...

GHOSTS OF THE VOID Review: Sitting in Cars with Masked Boys

Tedra Millan and Michael Reagan star in the horror thriller, directed by Jason Miller.

THUNDER (Foudre) Review: The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Sensual Awakening

Thunder – the feature debut of a Swiss writer and director Carmen Jaquier, who previously directed shorts and was a part of an omnibus film Wonderland in 2015 - premiered last year at Toronto International Film Festival and has recently become the...

BFI London 2023 Review: PARADISE IS BURNING (Paradiset brinner) in a Vigorous Drama about Sisterhood

Directed by Mika Gustafson, the Swedish drama stars Bianca Delbravo, Dilvin Asaad, and Safira Mossberg.

Busan 2023 Review: DEADLAND, Where Nothing Actually Stays Dead Forever

Roberto Urbina, Chris Mulkey, Julio Cesar Cedillo and Luis Chavez star in a Western thriller, directed by Lance Larson.

Busan 2023 Review: GREEN NIGHT, Gloomy Feminist Noir Promises More Than It Delivers

Fan Bingbing and Lee Joo Young star in a road movie about women, directed by Han Shuai.

Fantastic Fest 2023 Review: THE WAIT (La espera), Visually Captivating Horror Western About Greed and Grief

Directed by F. Javier Gutierrez, the rural thriller stars Victor Clavijo, Ruth Diaz, Manuel Moron, and Luis Callejo.

Fantastic Fest 2023 Review: JACKDAW Drives Through in This Fast and Compact Thriller

Oliver Jackson-Cohen stars in a noir action-thriller, directed by Jamie Childs.

Fantastic Fest 2023 Review: STRANGE DARLING, A Joy Ride to Remember

After a brief prologue that promises – both via text and voiceover – a dramatization of the true story of the final killings of the most unique American serial killer of the 21st century, we are treated to a mesmerizing...