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SOME TIME LATER: Watch The English Subtitled Trailer For Jose Luis Cuerda`s Dystopian Comedy

Spanish director and writer Jose Luis Cuerda's latest film, sci-fi dystopian comedy Some Time Later, opens tomorrow in Spain. On the cusp of opening night it was also announced that Cuerda will receive the Feroz Award of Honor, to be...

MAY GOD SAVE US (QUE DIOS NOS PERDONE): Watch The Trailer For San Sebastian Selected Serial Killer Flick

Director Rodrigo Sorogoyen will soon be making an appearance at the San Sebastian Film Festival with his upcoming May God Save Us (Que Dios Nos Perdone) set to premiere in competition. A television veteran with literally hundreds of episodes worth...

THE FURY OF A PATIENT MAN Delivers A 70's Style Revenge Trailer

Spanish cinema has been enjoying a wave of 70's influenced, character driven crime pictures in recent days and it would appear that Raúl Arévalo's upcoming effort The Fury Of A Patient Man falls very much into that category. And does...

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...

Sitges 2014: Fabrice du Welz's ALLELUIA Wins 2014 Méliès d'Or Award

As the 47th Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival gets underway the award for the Best European fantastic feature film, the Méliès d'OR Award, was announced today. Fabrice du Welz`s thriller Alleluia takes home the grand prize! Welz`s film recently took home Best Director,...

The Director Of UNIT 7 Returns With Dark Thriller MARSHLAND

With his 2012 effort Unit 7, director Alberto Rodriguez scored a major critical and commercial success in Spain packing out cinemas and scoring multiple Goya awards with his taut tale of corrupt police. And Rodriguez returns to Spanish screens in...

Martin Cuenca's Thriller-Love Story CANNIBAL Set for North American Release

While I wasn't able to attend TIFF this year, a colleague in the press office (knowing of my love for Spanish film & my film criticism) made sure that I was able to see Martin Cuenca's thriller Cannibal. And I'm...

TIFF 2013 Review: CANNIBAL, A Beautiful And Minimalist Study Of Love

Cannibalism pops up with fair regularity in film; and between Somos los que hay, its remake (the fact that there is a remake) We Are What We Are and the television series Hannibal, it seems a particular kind of obsession/evil...

Melbourne 2013: I'M SO EXCITED! Proves An Amiable Party Starter

Ah, MIFF, at last you grace Melbourne, Australia with your proliferating presence; more than 300 films in just under two weeks? I will be covering a heck of a lot on ScreenAnarchy, so let's get started, shall we?Opening night kicked...

Carlos Prepares Dinner In Trailer For Spanish Thriller CANNIBAL

Announced in the first wave of selections at the Toronto International Film Festival, the first trailer for Manuel Martín Cuenca's Cannibal promises a darkly classy take on its sensational subject matter.Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he's...

Review: I'M SO EXCITED! Sends Mile High Club Membership Soaring

It's a bit of a shame that the U.S. release of Pedro Almodóvar's latest, called Los Amantes Pasajeros in Spanish, is titled I'm So Excited!, and that it will presumably use the moment where the flight attendants break into a...

Melbourne 2013: MIFF Gets SO EXCITED For Opening Night

The opening night Australian premiere has just been revealed for the Melbourne International Film Festival (25th July - 11th August) and rather than an Aussie film we can all get behind (or feel alienated by) it is instead a renowned...

Review: Mile High Club Membership Soars In Pedro Almodóvar's I'M SO EXCITED!

It's a bit of a shame that the U.S. release of Pedro Almodóvar's latest (Called Les Amantes Pasajeros in Spanish) is titled I'm So Excited!, and that it will presumably use the moment where the flight attendants break into a...

Sex! Love! Tiny Cocktails! Spanish Trailer for Almodóvar's I'M SO EXCITED

Oh, Almodóvar. You've given us comedy, drama, romance, horror, and we come back for more. While he might have stumbled a bit in the early 2000s, the world's favourite Spanish filmmaker made a great comeback with 2011's The Skin I...

The Plane's Going Down? Time To Dance! First Teaser For Almodovar's LOS AMANTES PASAJEROS

Restless Spanish talent Pedro Almodovar went about as dark as he ever has with his last picture - the fabulous The Skin I Live In - and it would appear he's looking to cleanse his palette from that experience with...

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...