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VISE Trailer Lets a Mad Beautician on the Loose

Following a world-premiere at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival last summer, Shimizu Yasuhiko’s Vise is ready for festival expansion in 2020. Shimizu’s debut feature centers on Manriki (Saitoh Takumi), a beautician with a dubious moral compass who deploys unconventional...

Review: WEATHERING WITH YOU Takes Flight Into the Fantastical

Shinkai Makoto's followup to the smash-hit 'Your Name' takes an even more fantastical approach to a coming-of-age tale.

CIUDAD MALDITA Trailer: Never Let Them In!

Spooky, bloody, and chilling moments come fast in the trailer for a film from Korea, identified here by its Spanish-language title, Ciudad Maldita. Andes Films will be distributing in Europe, with a theatrical release set for February 13. The synopsis...

J Hurtado's 13 Favorite Indian Films of 2019

As we enter a new year full of promise and endless numbers of amazing cinematic possibilities, it's only right that we take a look back to remember what made 2019 a great year at the movies. This past year marked...

MON MON MON MONSTERS Arrives on DVD And Blu-ray in U.S. in February

Giddens Ko's excellent horror comedy Mon Mon Mon Monsters will be coming to DVD and Bluray in the U.S. by way of RLJE Films and Shudder. You can get your copy on February 4th.    Our own Pierce Conran reviewed...

ScreenAnarchy's Top Ten Films of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, ScreenAnarchy’s global team of critics and cineastes weighs in with our favourite cinematic offerings from the past 12 months, which saw Netflix lead the charge for cementing the legitimacy of the streaming platforms, while...

Now Streaming: Tamil New Wave Classic, SUBRAMANIAPURAM, On Amazon Prime Video

Over the last decade and a half, the Tamil language film industry in South India has made a worldwide impression as the place to go for gritty gangster films and other content-driven projects. Not only have the filmmakers, like Vetri...

Kolkata 2019 Review: DEVI AUR HERO, A Feminist Revenge Tale With A Twist

Up and coming Indian filmmaker Aditya Kripalani has carved out an interesting niche for himself in his short but prolific career behind the camera. At first a novelist, in 2017 he turned to filmmaking by adapting his own novel, Tikli...

Crunchyroll Gets More Crunchy, Adds DEATH NOTE, VAMPIRE KNIGHT, More

As a devoted film and TV addict who enjoys watching anime as part of a balanced genre diet, I'm glad to hear that Crunchyroll, which already describes itself as "the world's most popular anime brand, is adding to its massive...

Stuff Gets Spooky In Indian Horror Anthology GHOST STORIES New Trailer

In what has become a fruitful collaborative partnership, four of India's top directors have come together to create a brand new horror anthology for Netflix called Ghost Stories. Filmmakers Karan Johar (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham), Dibakar Banerjee (Shanghai, Detective Byomkesh...

Trailer: Ram Gopal Varma's ENTER THE GIRL DRAGON Introduces A New High Kicking Heroine

The time has come for bad boy director Ram Gopal Varma to finally tackle one of the few genres he's never tried, martial arts action. Deceptively - and dishonestly - advertised as "India's First Martial Arts Film", Enter the Girl...

Now Streaming: TRIVISA, Tough and Terse Hong Kong Crime Drama

In Johnnie To's production, Richie Jen, Jordan Chan and Lam Ka Tung star as legendary criminals. Frank Hui, Vicky Wong and Jevons Au direct.

Wong Kar Wai to Produce Next From BAD GENIUS Director Nattawut Poonpiriya

Wong Kar Wai is cool. Bad Genius director Nattawut Poonpiriya is cool. Bad Genius star Chutimon (Aokbab) Chuengcharoensukying is cool. Thus, the news that Wong Kar Wai will be producing Nattawut Poonpiriya's next film, starring Chutimon (Aokbab) Chuengcharoensukying, is very...

IFFAM Project Market 2019: DEAR WORMWOOD Wins Top Prize at Asian Production Market

If I had the means and the time to attend more production markets I would have to add IFFAM Project Market in Macau to that growing list. Alas we were left living vicariously through our lord and master's attendance at...

Trailer: AVANE SRIMANNARAYANA, Rakshit Shetty's Upcoming Curry Western Looks Insane

Kannada language film star Rakshit Shetty first came to our attention back in 2014 with his second film as a writer and director, Ulidavaru Kandanthe (As Seen by the Rest). That film was a stylistically adventurous gangster epic that borrowed...

ASHFALL Trailer Blows Up Korea

You say "ridiculous," I say "awesome," let's call the whole thing Ashfall. Heading to theaters in Asia beginning on December 19 -- hitting Hong Kong on January 1, 2020 -- from CJ Entertainment, Ashfall looks to be a big-spectacle type...

Giveaway: Win iTunes Codes For THE WRATH, ONE CUT OF THE DEAD, MON MON MONSTERS And More

Since it is the season of giving ScreenAnarchy has more iTunes codes to give away, thanks to RLJE Films and Shudder.    During the month of December RLJE Films released Christmas Presence, Boar and Tigers Are Not Afraid back on...

IP MAN 4: THE FINALE Trailer: Donnie Yen Comes to America

The fourth entry in a popular series, Ip Man 4 is built around a "very strong idea" intended to be "very appealing to a wide audience and have a message that people will appreciate. ... We're all confident that it's...

Shivers 2019 Review: WHY DON'T YOU JUST DIE!, A Wild, Violent Russian Roller Coaster Ride

Evil cannot touch me... This is the mantra of our poor, clueless hero, Matvey (Aleksandr Kuznetsov) as he prepares to enter the home of his girlfriend's family in director Kirill Sokolov's violent, kinetic action explosion, Why Don't You Just Die!...

ESCAPE: There's No Way Out for Director Pedring A.Lopez

Filipino Director Pedring A Lopez has made quite a name for himself with such projects as Nialang/The Entity which pitted a Manilla Cop and a Yakuza Princess played by former AV superstar Maria Ozawa against a soul-stealing demon, and the slick widely acclaimed...