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Poster Debut: Meet Luana Muniz, the QUEEN OF LAPA

You may not have heard the name Luana Muniz before today, but rest assured the transgender sex worker and activist was deemed a powerhosue for transgender communities across her native Brazil, and most noteably, as filmmakers Carolina Monnerat and Theodore...

Black Fawn Distribution Releasing Killer HARPOON Blacklist Series Set in February

Rob Grant's killer horror flick Harpoon is getting quite the luxery treatment for its Canadian Bluray and DVD release next month.    When maladjusted Jonah (Munro Chambers) is attacked by his hot-headed best friend Richard (Christopher Gray) - who believes...

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

Our apologies to our friends from the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival. Some crossed wires at our end resulted in a double posting, double deleting (After you. No, after you. I insist, after you. But you were here first. No,...

Horrorant 2020: The Grim Reaper Graces The Poster For The 7th Edition

Our friends at the Horrorant Film Festival in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece, are busy preparing for their 7th annual genre film festival. In the meantime, this year's poster is ready for the big reveal.    Created by Nick Coolaftakis it...

Fantaspoa 2020: Deadline For Submissions to Brazil Genre Fest is January 31st

A reminder that our friends at Fantaspoa are accepting submissions for their 16th annual event until the end of the month, January 31st. That's only eleven days left. The sixteenth edition (last year's poster used left) of Fantaspoa will take...

Review: THOSE WHO REMAINED, A Lyrical Holocaust Drama, Spared of Graphic Violence

Debuting Hungarian director Barnabás Tóth approaches the topic of Holocaust survival from a less bloody angle, without depreciating the severity of WWII events.

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival Unveils Poster For 20th Edition

The 20th edition of the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) in Switzerland is coming up this July.    As the sole Swiss event dedicated to the cinema of the imagination, the NIFFF has over the past two decades transformed...

Cinefantasy 10: Submissions Open For 2020 Edition This September

Registration is now open for the 10th CINEFANTASY - International Fantastic Film Festival in the Land of Drizzle, Sao Paulo, Brazil.    Submissions started on the 13th and will be open until March 13th, 2020. Cinefantasy runs from September 8th...

Friday One Sheet: DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL

Like many things when capturing attention, it is all about the eyes. The key art for this Canadian neo-noir re-imagines the tacky urban theme park slash tourist trap, the eponymous Clifton Hill, that is barnacled to Niagara Falls, as a...

Now on Home Video: In DISTURBING THE PEACE, Guy Pearce Picks Up His Gun Again

They roar into a small, quiet town on loud motorcycles. They wear sneers on their faces and tattoos on their bodies. They are bad people, who have not arrived just to eat breakfast and buy lawn ornaments. In Disturbing the...

Revenge Tale THE PAPER STORE Toplines Global Digital's 2020 Slate

Distributor Global Digital Releasing is known for finding award-winning indie and festival fare that would otherwise go under-the-radar and make it available to the many.  Some of their award winning titles include Lorcan Finnegan’s Without Name, Dain Said’s Interchange and Gareth...

VEROTIKA Trailer: Danzig's Horror Debut Looks Wild

The first trailer for legendary rocker Glenn Danzig's directorial debut, Verotika has landed ahead of the film's release in February and it looks as mad as you hoped. Based on his own hit comics (also called Verotika), the film has...

Coming Soon on Criterion: ARMY OF SHADOWS, THE CREMATOR, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

'Me and You and Everyone We Know' and 'Destry Rides Again' will also see release in April 2020 from the Criterion Collection.

Review: THE WAVE, Visual Madness and Hilarity While Hitting Rock Bottom

Justin Long, Donald Faison and Sheila Vand star in a movie featuring a very bad drug trip; Gille Klabin directs.

Cinepocalypse Announces New Head Programmer, Opens Submissions

Though it's only been running for a few years, Cinepocalypse in Chicago has become a great stop on the genre film festival circuit. With great screenings and amazing guests, the festival has recently announced that Katie Rife is now Senior...

Blu-ray Review: LET'S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH

If you like nightmare fuel, you could do worse than to watch Let's Scare Jessica To Death, a very strange film from 1971. This strange film was directed by John D. Hancock, who also aptly directed a few episodes of the...

AFTER WE LEAVE Trailer: First, Find Your Wife

Eager for a rare opportunity for a new life on a new planet, a man has only one obstacle to overcome: find his wife. The trailer for Aleem Hossain's debut feature, After We Leave, looks spare yet inviting, accompanied by...

Friday One Sheet: A PATIENT MAN

Kevin Ward's dramatic indie thriller, A Patient Man, is getting a direct download release next week, and a VOD bow in February, after a short stint on the festival circuit in 2019. By way of a press release, this lovely...

GOALIE Trailer Premiere: Terry Sawchuk Hockey Biopic is Coming to US Cinemas, DVD and Digital

Sports biopics do not neccessarily fall in line with Screen Anarchy's mandate but a film like Goalie gets a pass for a number of reasons.    One, it's Canadian, directed by Adriana Maggs, co-written with her sister, Jane, based on...

FIRST COW Trailer: Reichardt Returns to the Old West

Kelly Reichardt is one of America's greatest contemporary filmmakers; her understated yet powerful films (Rivers of Grass, Old Joy, Wendy & Lucy, among others) have examined the lives of the working class, the poor, the misfits, and the drifters in...