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Black Nights 2015 Review: MA, A Mesmerizing Study In Movement And Myth

Celia Rowlson-Hall studied choreography and dance, but has turned her considerable talents in those areas to film and video, and her first feature-length film Ma is a experimental wonder, a strange retelling of the Virgin Mary, which becomes a pilgrimage...

Review: ENTERTAINMENT Embraces An Absurdity And Melancholy That Is Extraordinary To Behold

Many would say there are two distinct poles to cinema-going. There are those times when you want something warm and familiar. It's comfort food you can share with your family. Not too sweet or sour, not too heavy. And then...

Review: THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WILLIAM ZERO Offers Reproduction Fatigue

There seems to be some kind of movement out there where low-key indie dramas of personal tragedy cloak themselves in the veneer of heady science fiction concepts: films like Mike Cahill's Another Earth, James Byrkit Ward's Coherence, Lars Von Trier's...

Sundance 2015 Review: ENTERTAINMENT, Seeking The Legendary Laugh To Masterful Effect

Many would say there are two distinct poles to cinema-going. There are those times when you want something warm and familiar. It's comfort food you can share with your family. Not too sweet or sour, not too heavy. And then...

Fantasia 2014 Review: THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WILLIAM ZERO Has An Identity Crisis

There seems to be some kind of movement out there where low-key indie dramas of personal tragedy cloak themselves in the veneer of heady science fiction concepts: films like Mike Cahill's Another Earth, James Byrkit Ward's Coherence, and what is...

TIFF 2013 Review: THE SACRAMENT Will Make You Want To Drink The Kool-Aid

Sometimes we are frankly limited by our terminology. What do you call a film that uses in-world video? That is to say, what do you call a film where the camera used to exclusively record the footage is incorporated...

A Trio Of Images From Ti West's THE SACRAMENT

The director of House Of The Devil and The Innkeepers, Ti West's latest will soon take a bow at both the Venice and Toronto film festivals and a trio of images from the film have arrived online.The latest film from...

Review: SUN DON'T SHINE Haunts A Fateful Road Trip

There's a small scene in Sun Don't Shine that keeps playing over and over again in my head. A woman is telling a story about the time she was making a pizza and almost burned her house down. She mixed...

ScreenAnarchy Talks UPSTREAM COLOR

Shane Carruth's followup to his stunning debut Primer expands to additional theatres this week (and will be available for download and streaming May 7). Our own Eric Snider reviewed the film at Sundance, suggesting that "Upstream Color is interesting; it just...

Interview: Shane Carruth Talks UPSTREAM COLOR

Interviewing Shane Carruth is just as complex as watching his movies, and rightfully so. After his feature film Primer released, he gained all kinds of buzz and had movie geeks (and large studios) foaming at the mouth. Instead of giving...

Watch The First Trailer For Adam Wingard's YOU'RE NEXT!

It's been a long time coming but with Adam Wingard's festival favorite You're Next due to hit screens August 23rd the first trailer has arrived online. If you don't want to know who dies first then I suggest not watching....

Preview: This Year's ND/NF Offers Somber Works Of Realism, An Unforgettable Doc & Auteur Driven Sci-fi

A staple of the New York Film scene, New Directors/New Films rolls out this year's selections from March 20th - 31st at The Film Society of Lincoln Center and MoMA. Dustin Chang, our senior contributor from the Five Burroughs, offers...

Next For YOU'RE NEXT Team? Action Thrills With THE GUEST

With six months still to go before their highly-anticipated horror picture You're Next is unleashed in theaters in the U.S. and U.K., director Adam Wingard, writer Simon Barrett, and producers Keith Calder and Jessica Wu are ready to go with...

Sundance 2013 Interview: Shane Carruth on Control and the Self-Distribution of UPSTREAM COLOR

One of the most buzzed about titles at this year's Sundance Film Fest was Shane Carruth's enigmatic competition drama Upstream Color. While the merits and puzzles of the film will be debated for some time to come (you can read...

Here's Your First Look At Ti West's THE SACRAMENT

Run, AJ Bowen, run!... Or well, that appears to be the indie horror mainstay in the above still, the first from the Savannah, Georgia set of Ti West's latest entitled The Sacrament.Produced by Eli Roth, we don't know a whole...

Sundance 2013 First Impression: UPSTREAM COLOR is Filled with Big, Confusing Ideas

It was nine long years ago that Shane Carruth wowed Sundance audiences and took home the Grand Jury prize for his innovative and minimalist time travel tale Primer. Rumors of a follow-up have circulated for years, but the announcement...

Watch A Clip From Yen Tan's Sundance Drama PIT STOP

Yen Tan's Pit Stop will have its World Premiere at Sundance on January 21 and ScreenAnarchy is proud to present a first clip from the film. Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the...

Sundance 2013: Full Trailer for UPSTREAM COLOR Keeps the Mysteries Alive

One of the most anticipated and most enigmatic movies at Sundance this year is Shane Carruth's long awaited follow-up to his Sundance 2004 hit Primer. Upstream Color stars Amy Seimetz alongside Carruth. We've got the full theatrical trailer for...

Sundance 2013: Second UPSTREAM COLOR Teaser Asks More Questions

Everyone is jumping at ghosts when it comes to news about Primer director Shane Carruth's long-long awaited follow-up to that 2004 Grand Jury Prize winning film, Upstream Color. This morning brought a big ghoulish one for us to ponder...

Sundance 2013: Watch The First Mesmerizing Teaser For Shane Carruth's UPSTREAM COLOR

Set to make its premiere in the US Dramatic competition at Sundance in January, Upstream Color is Shane Carruth's long-awaited second feature after his 2004 Grand Jury Prize winning time-travel flick Primer. After a vague if enticing plot synopsis and...