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DEMENTIA PART II: The Horror Movie Made on a Dare Acquired by Dark Star Pictures And Bloody Disgusting

Now we know what the secret screening was during the virtual film festival hosted by Dark Star Pictures and Bloody Disgusting this past weekend.    The new collaboration between the two groups announced this morning that they have axquired the...

LUND FANTASTIC 2021: Swedish Genre Festival Now Open For Submissions

With the new year comes new focus on how we'll continue to do festivals this year. With the end in sight what kind of commitments will our favorite genre festivals make this year. Our friends at Lund Fantastic in Sweden...

Coming Soon on Criterion: MEMORIES OF MURDER, IRMA VEP and Other Good Things

Plus: Godard, Borzage, Mann. No fools in April 2021!

Rotterdam 2021 Trailer: THE CEMIL SHOW

Next week sees the start of the 50th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, and a big party that should have been... if it weren't for the Covid-19 pandemic. As the single largest cultural event in the Netherlands, often...

Blu-ray Review: SNOWPIERCER, Moving Forward is the Only Option

I love apocalypse/post-apocalypse stories. And I love trains. So it's likely not surprising to know that I've been a fan of Snowpiercer since I was first introduced to the graphic novel series over a decade ago. The stories of the...

LIVE OR LET DIE: Black Mandala Acquires German Zombie Flick, Releases New Trailer

Genre specialist sales outfit Black Mandala has acquired Live or Let Die, not the chintzy James Bond film from 1973 with the slightly different name, but a new German zombie film from filmmaker Manuel Urbaneck.    Live or Let Die...

A GHOST WAITS Exclusive: A New Trailer For The Spectral Rom-Com Coming This February on ARROW

A Ghost Waits the debut feature from co-writer/director/producer Adam Stovall will premiere on the ARROW streaming service on February 1st. Screen Anarchy has your exclusive look at the brand new trailer for the spectral rom-com.    Check it, and all...

I AM TOXIC (SOY TOXICO): Argentine PA Flick Coming to UK DVD This February

Love for genres like Maxploitation and Post Apocalyptic cinema resonates strongly within the LatAm filmmaking community. There are recent additions to the genre like Luciana Garazza's Scavenger, co-directed with Eric Fleitas, but one title I Am Toxic (Soy toxico) from...

Shudder in February: THE DARK AND THE WICKED A NIGHTMARE WAKES Joe Bob

The season of love is coming! Shudder is looking to rekindle our love of horror this February.    In place of flowers and chocolate there will be a new premiere every week: A Nightmare Wakes, After Midnight, Shook and The...

Review: NOTTURNO Examines the Legacy of Colonialism in the Middle East

Gianfranco Rosi, the documentarian behind such astonishing work as Sacro GRA and Fire at Sea, returns with a biting and enormously affecting documentary on people living on the periphery of modern Middle-East conflicts. Culling from footage shot in Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria and Lebanon...

Review: Valentyn Vasyanovych's Stunning Dystopian Near-Future Ukraine in ATLANTIS

Vasyanovych unsubtly comments on Russian expansionism as seen in the annexation of Crimea in 2014 and Western commerce influence with Atlantis, but film is not without hope. The barebone romance between Sergiy and Katya with the cold and unforgiving backdrop hints at the glimmer of hope, human resilience and connection despite dire circumstances.

Now Streaming: THE FLESH AND THE FIENDS, Peter Cushing, By Any Means Necessary

Peter Cushing stars in the disturbing story of the notorious Burke and Hare, now streaming on Shudder.

DARK WHISPERS: Australian Horror Anthology by Women Gets an Aus & UK Digital Release

Dark Whispers, the first anthology of horror short films from female directors across Australia gets a digital release is Australia and the UK next week.    Gathering some of the best horror shorts from from the past few years Dark...

PG PSYCHO GOREMAN: Plastic Meatball Announces Lineup of Merchandise And Toys!

Alright, start saving your pennies because if you didn't want these right now once Psycho Goreman hits VOD this weekend everyone will want their own PG Psycho Goreman action figures and related merchandise.    Plastic Meatball, a company whose motto...

SAVAGE STATE: Enter Our iTunes Code Giveaway!

Samuel Goldwyn Films will release the western drama Savage State On Demand and Digital on January 29th, 2021. Screen Anarchy has two (2) iTunes codes to give away to lucky readers in the U.S. Look below for giveaway details.   ...

The Great Festival Rebound of 2020: Chapter One - The Film Festivals

2020 was some kind of year.    There were more pressing matters, of course, but as a film site - any film site - we live and breathe by the beat of the film festival circuit. So as the year...

SHEEP WITHOUT A SHEPHERD: Artsploitation Acquires Thrilling Chinese Crime Drama

Artsploitation Films have announced that they have picked up the great crime drama from Chinea, Sheep Without a Shepherd. They're planning a streaming and DVD release of the film on March 23rd.    This debut feature film from Malaysian director...

Review: BLOODY HELL, Gruesome, Gory, and Gut-Bustingly Funny

A viral vigilante escapes unwanted notoriety only to find that even though things were bad, they can always get worse in Alister Grierson's new gonzo shocker, Bloody Hell.  Rex (Ben O'Toole, Hacksaw Ridge/Nekrotronic) was minding his own business at the...

Review: MLK/FBI Reminds That Dr. King's Legacy Resonates Now, More Than Ever

Packed to the brim with historical documents and recently declassified materials, Sam Pollard, documentarian and editor of Spike Lee's films, among many others (Mo' Better Blues, 4 Little Girls, Chisholm '72, Venus and Serena), brings us MLK/FBI, a searing indictment...

A DIM VALLEY: Altered Innocence to Take North American Audiences on a Mythic Journey

It has been a while since we heard from our friends at Altered Innocence but they've come to us with word that they have picked up the North American rights for Brandon Colvin's A Dim Valley.    A curmudgeonly biologist...