Japan's Skip City Announces Festival Winners

The 16th edition of Japan's Skip City has come to an end with winners announced in both their international and Japanese film competitions. The international jury - led by the iconic Miike Takashi - gave the highest prize to Mats...

Neuchatel Unveils Stellar 2019 Lineup!

Long one of the premiere genre film events in the world, the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival has released their full program for their upcoming 2019 edition and it does not disappoint at all. Opening and closing with pictures fresh...

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD Director's AESOP'S GAME To World Premiere At Skip City!

Japan's Skip City film festival has announced their full line up and Screen Anarchy readers will no doubt want to take note of one very high profile world premiere because One Cut Of The Dead director Ueda Shinichiro makes his...

BLOOD MACHINES Acquired By Shudder, New Teaser Features New Music By Carpenter Brut

Good news for fans of French directing duo Seth Ickerman - best known as the visual side of Turbo Killer, with French synthwave artist Carpenter Brut - on a pair of fronts. First, those anxious to see their latest effort...

Miike Takashi And Ogigami Naoko To Head Skip City Juries

With the behemoth that is Cannes now passed, festival season is well and truly upon us with the summer season packed full of more specialty, region focused and quirkier fare coming in to focus. And for those keeping an eye...

The Onetti Brothers Prepare A NIGHT OF HORROR: NIGHTMARE RADIO

Argentinean duo Nicolas and Luciano Onetti are already well known in these pages through their feature, Abrakadabra, and they are coming back on the radar now with a new excercise in horror titled A Night Of Horror: Nightmare Radio. Freshly...

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival Returns With The World Premiere Of SWING GIRLS Director's Latest!

It may not be the biggest festival to play my home city but it's certainly one of the best and the Toronto Japanese Film Festival returns on June 6th, with a stellar lineup anchored by the world premiere of the...

METAL HEART: Be Charmed By The Trailer For Irish Indie Comedy

If you've been paying attention to the recent wave of Irish films you've most likely come across actor Hugh O'Conor at some point. He was the lead in hit comedy The Stag before playing a key support part opposite Tom...

THE CURSE OF THE CRYING BOY: Director Nick Jongerius Returns With Creepy Short Film

When we first came across Dutch genre aficianado Nick Jongerius it was as the producer of local horror pictures Dood Eind and Frankenstein's Army (which, full disclosure, I am also a producer on). But in more recent days, Jongerius has...

BLOOD MACHINES: Take A Fresh Look At The SciFi Short From The Creators Of TURBO KILLER And Help Them Complete It

The Blood Machines are coming. Following the massive success of the visually stunning Turbo Killer - a music video by French directing duo Seth Ickerman for synthwave act Carpenter Brut - the gang got back together for another kick at...

Watch The Trailer For Thomas Wright's Brilliant Directorial Debut ACUTE MISFORTUNE

Let me put this simply: Thomas Wright's Acute Misfortune is very likely the strongest directorial debut that I have encountered over the past year. Transitioning to directing from a successful career as an actor - likely best known around these...

BLACK OUT Helmer Arne Toonen Delivers Super Slick Period Crime AMSTERDAM VICE

That Dutch director Arne Toonen has not yet crossed over in to the English language market is more than a little baffling to me. We first came across Toonen with his Guy Ritchie flavored crime thriller Black Out a few...

Behold The Wonders Of Steffen And Flip's RANDOM SHIT

We've made no secret of our love for the work of Dutch comedy duo Steffn Haars and Flip Van der Kuil here in these pages over the years. The writing and directing duo first came to prominence as part of...

Erik Matti Goes Super Dark In Trailer For New Horror Film KUWARESMA

When it comes to high quality genre fare out of South East Asia, Filipino director Erik Matti continues to lead the way. With a Cannes selection under his belt for hitman thriller On the Job, Matti has long been a...

From Kiwi Teacher To Indonesian Action Star, Tag Along With OPERATION RAMBU!

It's the sort of story that's so strange it could only be true. In 1986 New Zealand teacher Peter O'Brian was mistaken on the streets of Jakarta for Sylvester Stallone and cast in an Indonesian knock off of Rambo. O'Brian...

THE WAIT: Watch The Proof Of Concept Trailer For David Fernandes' Horror Series

We've been tracking the work of Canadian director David Fernandes in these pages for some time now and the helmer is back now with a proof of concept trailer for proposed web series The Wait. Pitched as the story of...

Red Bull Futur/io Look To Shape The Future Through Story

Can you shape the future by imagining and shaping it in to a story? It seems like a far fetched idea on the face of it but when you stop and think for a moment, how many things did Gene...

DEMONS: Take A First Look A Daniel Hui's Berlin Selected Dark Satire

Singpore director Daniel Hui wades right in to the thick of the debate around sexual politics, manipulation and abuse of power with his new feature Demons. Following a successful bow at the Busan International Film Festival the film has now...

The Holidays Will Get Bloody In DEATHCEMBER!

Hey, kids! Have you all survived the holidays? Well, you may not next year, because that's when indie horror anthology Deathcember should be rolling around. Yep, you got it ... it's 24 holiday themed horror shorts from 24 international directors...

Tom Green, Udo Kier And Hitler On A Dinosaur! It's The Theatrical Trailer For IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE!

Sometimes in life what you really need are lizard people, a Canadian cult comedian and a genocidal fascist riding a dinosaur. And if that's what you need in your life today, well, we've got you sorted! Yup, it's the theatrical...