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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...

Cinepocalypse 2019: AIRHEADS to Close, Joe Bob Briggs And Rednecks, And a TAMMY AND THE T-REX 'GORE CUT' Promo

Our friends at Cinepocalypse just made a special announcement that further cements its reputation as a hot ticket of the festival circuit this Summer.   First, they have arranged a rare 35mm screening of the metal comedy Airheads for their...

Cannes 2017 Review: THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (NEW AND SELECTED), Rich on Dysfunctional Delight

While Cannes has not exactly been light on controversy this year, one film in its lineup was easily singled out as a suspicious inclusion when the official selection was first announced. After all, not only does The Meyerowitz Stories (New...

In 2002, Punch-Drunk Love was a brilliantly subversive romantic comedy that divided audiences

Paul Thomas Anderson is not a normal director. When I say that, I don't just mean that he is a gifted auteur. While he most certainly is a gifted auteur, that's mostly incidental. PTA has a strange, strange vision of...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE Proves a Healthy Choice

Breezy yet tight, severe but affecting, Paul Thomas Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love is the confounding genius' mini masterpiece.   Shot through with affection and pathos to spare, the fact that the entire picture wears its sensitivities on its sleeves benefits the...

Criterion in November 2016: LONE WOLF AND CUB, PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE, ONE-EYED JACKS and More

Ah, November. Here in North America, the weather cools off, critically-acclaimed movies flood the theaters (in some cities) and Criterion delivers some tasty titles. The bounty begins with the classic Lone Wolf and Cub series, which combines an assassin and...

Review: I AM CHRIS FARLEY, A Wistful, Loving Tribute To The Late Comedian

"The fatty falls down and everyone goes home happy!" jokes Chris Farley with a hint of sincere embarrassment, on The Late Show with David Letterman. This was true. No other Saturday Night Live (SNL) alum of that era - Mike Myers,...

Review: PIXELS, Game Over From The Get-go

Summer blockbusters get the Happy Madison treatment in space invasion action-comedy Pixels, the most excruciating experience you shouldn't put yourself through this season. A thoroughly unconvincing action lead, Adam Sandler phones in yet another performance, but no one comes away...

PIXELS: Pac-Man's A Bad Guy In First Trailer?

Here you go. It is the first trailer for Christopher Columbus' big screen adaptation of Patrick Jean's 2010 short film, Pixels. All your favorites are in it. Donkey Kong. Pac-Man. Peter Dinklage for like a split second. And it also has...

Giveaway: MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN - Win 1 Of 3 Blu-rays; Grand Prize Gets The Original Book

Jason Reitman's latest foray into social commentary, Men, Women & Children is available today on Blu-ray and DVD, and we have three Blu-rays -- and one book -- to give away. When the film debuted at the Toronto International Film...

Pacman, Donkey Kong, Space Invaders And More In First PIXELS Posters

Full marks to the marketing team behind Chris Columbus' upcoming feature length expansion of Patrick Jean's short film Pixels. They clearly know exactly what they've got in the retro video game themed story and are putting the focus on its...

Opening: Jason Reitman's MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN

Jason Reitman is having an identity crisis. As one of the most prolific voices in his generation of filmmakers, Reitman has been a model of consistency, pumping out smart and snarky dramedies every two years from Thank You For Smoking...

Toronto 2014 Review: Jason Reitman Weaves An Ambitious, Enjoyable Tapestry In MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN

Jason Reitman is having an identity crisis. As one of the most prolific voices in his generation of filmmakers, Reitman has been a model of consistency, pumping out smart and snarky dramedies every two years from Thank You For Smoking...

Your First Look At Adam Sandler And Company In PIXELS

So EW has your first look at Adam Sandler and the rest of the 'Arcaders' in Christopher Columbus' adaptation of the short film Pixels. Left to right you have the lovely Michelle Monoghan, Sandler, Josh Gad and Peter Dinklage sporting...

Review: GROWN UPS 2 Is Somehow Even Worse Than GROWN UPS

Believe it or not, Adam Sandler has never been in a sequel before. It only seems like it because his movies tend to be interchangeable. He plays a guy who dresses, talks, and acts like Adam Sandler; his real-life friends...

For Your Consideration: THAT'S MY BOY

I'll begin my case for the Adam Sandler raunch-fest That's My Boy by referencing one of the greatest movies ever made, and one which has probably been often used to defend what's perceived as low-art many times before -- Sullivan's...