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Friday One Sheet: Bryan Lenning's JOKER

Whatever your feelings about the oddball, glossy-grimy stand-alone Joker -- and people had very strong feelings about either the quality, the nihilism, or the emptiness of Todd Phillips' quasi-remake of Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy as a comic-book origin story -- the...

Now Streaming: THE STAIRCASE Rarely Looks Away, STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS Boldly Looks Ahead

Director Antonio Campos dramatizes a true-crime case on HBO Max, while familiar hands revitalize a sturdy space series on Paramount Plus.

Now Streaming: THE OFFER You Can't Refuse, UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN Respects As It Digs

Two new series take different approaches to real-life stories.

Now Streaming: RUSSIAN DOLL Plunges Back, THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT Carries On

Nathasha Lyonne stars in a superb Netflix comic time-traveling thriller; Kaley Cuoco stars in an HBO max comic mystery series.

Now Streaming: THE OUTLAWS Serve Their Sentence, THE GIRL FROM PLAINVILLE Sends Text Messages

Stephen Merchant's newest comic series features Christopher Walken; Elle Fanning stars in a series torn from text messages.

Friday One Sheet: BULLET TRAIN

I am highlighting the key art for this Hollywood-Japan blockbuster starring Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, and Sanada Hiroyuki because I am not entirely sure if the design house, BLT Communications, was aiming for a Japanese train safety card aesthetic or simply phoning...

Now Streaming: Pirates, Tigers, Blood in OUR FLAG MEANS DEATH, JOE VS CAROLE, THE DROPOUT

Also: Crunchyroll combines and 'Picard' returns.

Now Streaming: KIMI and THE GIRL BEFORE Cast Enthralling Spells

Zoƫ Kravitz stars in Steven Soderbergh's thriller, while Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Oyelowo star in a mysterious mini-series, both on HBO Max.

Now Streaming: REYKA Grabs, MARVEL'S HIT-MONKEY Splats, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Flies

Two new series and a returning show debuted this week on BritBox, Hulu and Paramount Plus.

Now Streaming: HOME BEFORE DARK, Kid Detectives Sure Grow Up Fast

Jim Sturgess, Brooklynn Prince and Abby Wilson star in a family crime series, created by Dana Fox and Dara Resnik, now streaming on Apple TV+.

Friday One Sheet: REMINISCENCE

It appears that between churning out seemingly thousands of variants of the Army of the Dead key art, design studio B O N D decided to toss off this Los Angeles sunset-inspired -- it is the smog that causes these...

70s Rewind: Remembering George Segal, Genre Guy

The actor struck complex chords as a leading man in the 1970s.

ScreenAnarchy Top Films of 2020

One of the great advantages of ScreenAnarchy's global writing staff is that our individual end-of-year lists always have a least a few titles that the rest of us have not only not seen, but likely haven't heard of. And I'm...

Friday One Sheet: DIE HARD

Because we cannot come down to the coast, get together and have a few laughs, ahem 2020. Because along with It's A Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story, Die Hard has become an American holiday traditional Christmas movie. Because designer Paul...

70s Rewind: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING, Sean Connery, Of Course

Sean Connery and Michael Caine star in a blissfully cinematic adventure, directed by John Huston.

Friday One Sheet: MANK (Again)

In our delight at the chiaroscuro and typeface, this column previously highlighted the 'fan art' poster for David Fincher's new film, Mank. But here, Netflix has released a joyfully bacchanal, hand-drawn official key art.  This poster gives you the man,...

Friday One Sheet: MANK and the Fake Criterion

The films of David Fincher never let a typeface or design opportunity go to waste. Considering he is recreating a specific Hollywood era - the production of Orson Welles cinematic milestone and political bombshell, Citizen Kane - with his latest...

70s Rewind: PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE, Monsters From The Id Live Among Us

William Finley, Jessica Harper and Paul Williams star in Brian De Palma's gleeful musical horror flick. Plus: How to stream other screen versions of the classic tale.

Destroy All Monsters: Ben Solo Was The Key To The STAR WARS Sequel Trilogy, And JJ Abrams Never Noticed

One of the things I found most compelling about Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi -- which is no short list, so all the cranks and Reddit boys reading this can just skip to social media now -- was how complete...

Now Streaming: INFINITY TRAIN Keeps Rolling Toward Delight

The animated series, originally broadcast on Cartoon Network, is now streaming on HBO Max, which, I discovered, is more appealing with the use of a phone.