Tag: Álexdelaiglesia

MY BIG NIGHT: Watch The Trailer For De La Iglesia's Latest!

Spain's manic cinematic master, Alex de la Iglesia, returns with what promises to be an anarchic, madcap comedy in My Big Night (Mi Gran Noche) and with the film freshly announced to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival the...

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Alex de la Iglesia's THE LAST CIRCUS!

Hey, Toronto! ScreenAnarchy is proud to present Dancing With The Devil - an extensive retrospective of Spanish maverick Alex de la Iglesia unspooling at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Things wrap up this week with a March 28th screening of his...

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Alex de la Iglesia's WITCHING AND BITCHING!

Hey, Toronto! ScreenAnarchy is proud to present Dancing With The Devil - an extensive retrospective of Spanish maverick Alex de la Iglesia unspooling at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Things continue this week with a March 21st screening of his Witching...

Alex da la Iglesia Kicking Off MY BIG NIGHT With Segura, Silva, Casas And More!

Rejoice, fans of Alex de la Iglesia, for the Spanish madman shows no signs of slowing down. The Accion Mutante director kicks off his latest production next week with a cast sure to keep fans old and new very happy.Single...

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Alex de la Iglesia's THE OXFORD MURDERS!

Hey, Toronto! ScreenAnarchy is proud to present Dancing With The Devil - an extensive retrospective of Spanish maverick Alex de la Iglesia unspooling at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Things continue this week with a February 8th screening of his The...

Álex de la Iglesia's Docufiction On Footballer MESSI Gets A Trailer

"Thank God that (Lionel) Messi exists", says legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff at the end of the first trailer for Messi, Álex de la Iglesia's documentary/dramatization dedicated to the current Argentina national football squad and FC Barcelona leader. The Spanish filmmaker...

Texas Frightmare Weekend 2014 Is Bigger Than Ever, And ScreenAnarchy Has A Pair Of Passes For A Lucky Reader!

When There's No More Room In Hell......The Dead Will Walk The Floors Of The Hyatt Regency DFW Convention CenterDallas's annual celebration of all thing ghoulish and gory has returned! Texas Frightmare Weekend has come a long way from its origin...

IMAGINE 2014 Promises THE RAID 2, THE WIND RISES And More

Come April 8th, the 2014 edition of Imagine begins, Amsterdam's annual genre film festival. This week the festival's website revealed the first few titles, and an impressive shortlist it is! First up: The Raid 2, which is much anticipated in...

LIVING IS EASY WITH YOUR EYES CLOSED Big Winner At Spain's Oscars

Six Goyas landed in the laps of director David Trueba and his friends for Living Is Easy With Your Eyes Closed (Vivir Es Fácil Con Los Ojos Cerrados) on Sunday night in Madrid. The film won best picture, director, screenplay,...

TIFF 2013 Review: WITCHING & BITCHING Is Vulgar Auteurism At Its Most Manic

They are in every city along the main tourist drags, those living statues of celebrities, comic book characters and horror icons just standing there, silently hoping for your loose change.  In Álex De La Iglesia's latest bit of mayhem, they're...

Chaos Reigns In New Trailer For Álex de la Iglesia's WITCHING AND BITCHING

Álex de la Iglesia calmed down a bit with his last film, As Luck Would Have It, but, based on this totally bonkers trailer for Witching and Bitching, he was just gathering strength to unleash a barrage of mayhem, including...

Jesus Got a Gun in First Trailer for Álex de la Iglesia's WITCHING AND BITCHING

It seems rather appropriate that on the day I'm redrafting my thesis chapter on The Day of the Beast, the first trailer for mad maverick Álex de la Iglesia's new film should be released. I've always been pretty impressed at...

Silver Jesus Wields A Shotgun In Behind The Scenes Shots From Alex De La Iglesia's WITCHING AND BITCHING

Do not mess with Silver Jesus. He will shoot you.Spanish director Alex De La Iglesia is hard at work on his latest cult comedy Witching And Bitching (Las brujas de Zugarramurdi) and behind the scenes shots have emerged featuring Silver...

Alex De La Iglesia Is WITCHING AND BITCHING

Cult favorite director Alex De La Iglesia (The Last Circus, Ferpect Crime, The Day Of The Beast) is now in production on his latest effort, a jet black comedy titled Witching And Bitching (Las Brujas De Zugarramurdi).When your marriage has...

THE LAST CIRCUS Blu-ray Review

The Last Circus is Alex de la Iglesia's most complete film and a work of mad genius. It takes all of his thematic obsessions and wraps them up in a masterful and epic piece of historical fiction that is so...

THE LAST CIRCUS Review

[With Alex De La Iglesia's The Last Circus hitting US screens today we revisit our earlier review.]Baroque, absurd and grotesque, Alex de la Iglesia's Balada Triste is a sprawling, epic beast, one that piles image upon image in an often...

EIFF 2011 - THE LAST CIRCUS Review

[This is a reprint of a review first published at BlogCritics.org]Bizzare. Weird. Unique. Bold. All words that could be used to describe Álex de la Iglesia's wonderfully wacky The Last Circus. An obvious cult film right from the outset (i.e. one...

Grand Guignol! It's the North American Trailer for Álex De La Iglesia's THE LAST CIRCUS

One of my favourite films on the festival circuit last year was Alex de la Iglesia's masterpiece, The Last Circus (aka Balada Triste) an allegory of Franco era Spain re-envisioned as an absurd killing joke by way of a grotesque...

SIFF 2011: THE LAST CIRCUS Review

I'd classify The Last Circus as one of the angriest comedies I've had the chance to see recently, with a sense of humor so black that some viewers may have a hard time seeing the joke. This is a film...

Álex De La Iglasia's The Oxford Murders finally getting released in the US

Spain has been the recent meccha for interesting genre films (off the top of my head, Abres Los Ojos, The Abandoned, [REC], The Others, The Orphanage, Three Days, Time Crimes and Sexy Killer.)  And one of the godfathers of recent...