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Review: DEEPER WOUNDS (EXPANSIVAS), Stripped Down Thriller Speaks Clearly to its Intended Audience

Sisters Ana and Flavia reunite to gather their mother's remains. The eldest sister Flavia still harbors a lot of anger and hate about her death. She is determined to prove that it was their father who killed their mom so...

Friday One Sheet: EMA

After a wee bit of a dry spell, it has been a good week for poster designs released online. There was the "Lone Wolf & Pug" key art from the Fantasia Film Festival, as well as Zhang Yimou's 1930s set...

ON THE 3RD DAY Trailer and Poster: Hell Is Coming

Personally, I'm trying to stay out of Hell. According to the poster for On the 3rd Day, though, "Hell Is Coming," no matter what, which scares me already, a feeling that is reinforced by the trailer. Directed by Daniel de...

Now Streaming: Academy Award Nominees ANOTHER ROUND, COLLECTIVE, THE MOLE AGENT

Nominated as Best International Feature Film and/or Best Documentary Feature, all three are now streaming on Hulu.

BIF-Market 2021: Blood Window Launching Works in Progress Program at Belgian Film Market

Our friends at Blood Window shot a reminder our way that they are launching a work in progress program at BIF-Market in Brussels next week. The market is running during the digital edition of the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival....

METE MIEDO (DON'T COME BACK ALIVE): New Supernatural Horror Begins Shooting in Argentina

We have the first word on a new supernatural horror film, Mete Miedo, or Don't Come Back Alive, that has just begun shooting down in Argentina. We also have a small selection of production stills to share with you as...

BIENVENIDOS AL INFIERNO (WELCOME TO HELL): The New Horror From MATAR AL DRAGON's Jimena Monteoliva Heads to Post

Another for the getting shit done category. My friend in Argentina, Jimena Monteoliva (Clementina, Matar al dragon), was working on her next film, Bienvenidos al Infierno (Welcome to Hell), but had to stop production because of the global health crisis....

MUERTAS VIVAS (LIVING DEAD) Exclusive: Chilean Splatter Horror Comedy Heads Into Post

Screen Anarchy has your first look at Muertas Vivas (Living Dead), a new splatter horror comedy and the feature film debut of Chilean director Sandra Arriagada - pictured here with Tutú Vidaurre on her right and Belén Mora on her left.   ...

Sanfic 2021: Winners From the Sanfic-Morbido Lab Announced

2021 Sanfic Industria concluded last Wednesday and the winners of the various programs were announced at Variety. Given that our main line of interest here at Screen Anarchy is genre and fantastic cinema we were eager to see who came...

Fantaspoa 2021: Final Wave of Titles Announced!

The seventeeth edition of the Fantaspoa Fantastic Film Festival is just around the corner. Despite the odds Fantaspoa has programmed an incredible number of films for this year's digital edition. The sheer number alone would be the envy of any...

PLAY WITH ME (JUEGA CONMIGO): Check Out The International Posters

No one can really say if going back to the cinema will ever be the same once the health crisis is over. For the moment it would appear that Mexico is ready to get back into the cinemas! The folks...

Blood Window Joins Ibermedia in Search For Genre Projects in 2021

We are always on the lookout for programs or groups whose focus is helping genre filmmakers get their films made. In an always appreciating effort to promote Ibero-American genre film this announcement from my friends at Blood Window caught my...

SXSW 2021 Interview: LUCHADORAS Directors Paola Calvo And Patrick Jasim On Lucha Libre, Feminism And Ciudad Juárez

One of the most violent Mexican cities since the first years of the so-called "drug war" is Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua. In 2010, the most violent year in its history, there were more than 3,000 murders. The case of "the dead...

Sanfic 2021: The Six Projects Revealed For LatAm Genre CoPro, Sanfic-Morbido Lab

Variety first broke the news on Friday about the six projects selected to participate in Sanfic-Morbido Lab, one of the leading co-production markets for cultivating Latin American genre cinema.    Factoria Morbido-Sanfic was delayed by the global health crisis and...

QUO VADIS, AIDA?, CUBAN DANCER and More Win at Miami 2021

While attending film festivals is the top five of things I've desperately missed for the past year, I'm glad that we at least can have som experience of festivals online. I've enjoyed not only covering the Miami Film Festival this...

Miami 2021 Review: CUBAN DANCER, The Journey of Passion and Growth

A hat-tip to my friend Mattie, who has taught me a lot about the art and science of ballet over the past several years. While every art form has its own rules, quirks, individuality in how the work is done,...

Miami 2021 Review: CITY OF WILD BEASTS, Last Dangerous Gasp of Youth

It's no secret that the youth of this world are angry and cynical, and it's hard to blame them. We're not leaving them with a lot of options to make their lives better, or even liveable in the most basic...

EMBRYO Trailer: Patricio Valladares' Horror Flick is Coming to Digital, April 6th From Uncork'd

Patricio Valladares' Embryo has been a long time coming. We've been reporting on it since, what, 2018? It finally premiered at Frightfest last year where it was promptly picked up by Uncork'd Entertainment. They're ready to release Embryo on digital...

COME PLAY WITH ME (JUEGA CONMIGO) Exclusive: The International Trailer Premiere For Adrian Garcia Bogliano's New Horror Flick

Adrian Garcia Bogliano's new supernatural horror flick Juega Conmigo (Come Play With Me) opens in Mexico today. We are very pleased to have been asked to premiere the international trailer for Juega Conmigo this morning. Have a look for yourself...

Miami 2021 Review: NUDO MIXTECO, Small Town Lives of Quiet Desperation

Too often we think of small towns are being insular, everyone in everyone's business, with little activity, and most of all, dull, populated by people whose lives are equally small. And while it may be true that in small towns,...