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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...

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.

Now on Home Video: PIRANHAS, Teens Turn to Crime, Just Because

Francesco Di Napoli stars in a stylish, unsettling crime drama, directed by Claudio Giovannesi.

Russian INVASION Trailer: The End Is Near

Fedor Bondarchuk's Attraction (2017) follows what happens after a ship from outer space crash lands on Earth. His sequel, Invasion, evidently spells doom for mankind. Back in 2005, Bondarchuk made a big splash with 9th Company, which I remember as...

Mads Mikkelsen to Star in RIDERS OF JUSTICE By Anders Thomas Jensen

Thrilling news: the great Mads Mikkelsen is reuniting with the great Anders Thomas Jensen for a new, dark comedy. Titled Riders of Justice, the film "follows Markus," according to Deadline, " who has to go home to his teenage daughter,...

THE PILOT Trailer: Act of Civil Terrorism in Late Capitalism

One of the most original current Czech filmmakers readies a psychological action thriller with drones, a messiah complex, radicalization and anarchism.

Now Streaming: ISKANDER: SHADOW OF THE RIVER, Murder Most Foul

Stéphane Caillard and Adama Niane star in a French-language crime thriller.

Now Streaming: LUZ, Fractured Narrative, Disturbingly Precise

Tilman Singer's tale possesses Shudder.

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...

Shivers 2019 Review: FEHÉRLÓFIA Provides Mythical Psychedelic Visions

The Shivers Film Festival in the German city of Konstanz can pride itself with a killer line-up of new films each year, but the roster always also contains the odd classic or two. This year, Ridley Scott's seminal Alien got...

Early Jodorowsky Box, THE PASSION OF DARKLY NOON, and BEYOND THE DOOR From Arrow Video March 2020!

Arrow Video goes for the metaphysical jugular this coming March with a trip of amazing looking releases that already have me drooling and checking my couch cushions for cash. First up in an incredible box set of early films from...

THE SONATA Trailer Strings Together Ominous Notes

Don't shrink back from this modern gothic horror flick simply because it features ... a violin! Actually, I don't know anyone who would resist The Sonata, a lovely, haunting composition of a film, simply because it features stringed instruments. Freya...

A Cow's Udder Will Explode If Unmilked And Other Wisdom Contained In OLD MAN FILM Trailer

An unmilked cow is a loaded weapon. This appears to be the general point of bizarro Estonian stop motion animation Vanamehe Film (Old Man Film) from Bad Hair director Oskar Lehemaa. Words struggle to summarize this one so, seriously, just...

Review: Terrence Malick's A HIDDEN LIFE Beguiles and Begets

Drawn from real-life, Terrence Malick directs a gorgeous film in his own inimitable style.

Blu-ray Review: UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD Marks The End Of A Movie Decade

A 1991 film about 1999 feels exactly right in 2019, as we round out a decade in which film changed -- and died -- and will live -- forever.

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...

Humorous Inventions: Jessica Hausner Talks LITTLE JOE

"I think there is sadness and there is lightness in all things. I don't go out to make a sad movie necessarily. As the saying goes, tragedy plus time is comedy. Then you can get that humor."

Julio Hernández Cordón Casts HERE COMES THE DEVIL's Francisco Barreiro in New Vampire Flick

Variety reported this weekend that one of our favorite Mexican actors, Francisco Barreiro (Here Comes The Devil, What Are What We Are) has been cast to lead Julio Hernández Cordón's upcoming film, The Day is Long and Dark (My Friends...

THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY: 3-Disc Limited Edition / 4K Restoration Coming January 21st From Blue Underground

Normally I would not do disc announcements but I have a particular connection to Lucio Fulci's The House by the Cemetery. Simply put, I was in a spot where I was asking a director friend which films I should watch...

Review: LITTLE JOE, Plants Are Smarter Than They Look

If I Lost My Body presents happiness as a hard-won emotion and the search for wholeness as a potentially lifelong struggle then, by comparison, Jessica Hausner’s Palme d’Or contender [at the Cannes Film Festival] Little Joe questions how far we might...