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Now On Demand: EMPEROR, When the Entire South Knows Your Name

Directed by Mark Amin, the film stars Dayo Okeniyi, James Cromwell, Mykelti Williamson, Ben Robson, Kat Graham, Naturi Naughton, Keean Johnson, Harry Lennix and Bruce Dern.

Review: FREAKS, Just Fantastic

Earlier this year, I caught a screening of Freaks by first-time directors Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky at the Miami Film Festival. What I saw blew me away, and I honestly cannot believe that this film is their first feature. From the...

Cannes 2019 Review: ONCE UPON A TIME... IN HOLLYWOOD and the Beauty of Pure Entertainment

Quentin Tarantino's ninth feature film has debuted.

FREAKS Trailer: Emile Hirsch Loses Control in Tense Supernatural Thriller

Well Go USA has finally released the first trailer for Freaks, a hotly anticipated supernatural thriller that made waves at TIFF, and which was promptly acquired for a princely sum (rumors peg the sale at $2 million). Izzy reviewed the...

FREAKS Teaser: Emile Hirsch Is a Paranoid Father in Sci-fi Thriller

A short teaser trailer has debuted for Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein's sci-fi thriller Freaks, ahead of its premier at the Toronto International Film Festival in a few weeks. Lipovsky is known for his work in the horror genre,...

70s Rewind: THE LAUGHING POLICEMAN, The Quiet, Convincing Thinker

God bless Walter Matthau. In late 1972, when I began taking a closer interest in movies, Walter Matthau was the first "star" who appealed to me. Maybe it was as simple as his vague resemblance to my father, a lanky...

Interview: THE HATEFUL EIGHT Los Angeles And New York Press Conferences

(WARNING: Quentin Tarantino dropped some fairly big spoilers while talking, and they're in this article...)Having "Misirlou" as your opening credits is just so intense it just says "you are watching an epic, you are watching this big old movie. Just...

Jackson, Russell, Roth, Madsen, Dern And Tatum Among Tarantino's HATEFUL EIGHT

Polish up your six shooters and get your tongue all warmed up for lots and lots and lots of dialogue for Tarantino's Hateful Eight is officially a go and the full cast list boasts a collection of familiar (and welcome)...

LA Film Fest 2014 Review: CUT BANK Balances Expertly On A Razor's Edge Between Thrills And Laughs

It's no easy task to write a crime thriller script that is both tense and comedic. But even when a writer is able to pull it off on the page, an even more difficult task awaits a director to...

Bruce Dern Is Ready For His Extreme Close-up, Mr. DeMille!

Bruce Dern has been doing amazing character actor work since the 1960s where he started out as "third cowboy on the left" in a lot of television westerns, before joining up with Roger Corman's stable of regulars (Including Jack Nicholson,...

Review: NEBRASKA, A Long Drive With A Charming Destination

Alexander Payne is on some kind of hot streak, with all four of his major features receiving Oscar nominations and his last two (Sideways and The Descendants) both earning Best Picture nominations and taking home statues for Best Adapted Screenplay....

Indie Beat: Top 5 Most Intriguing Indies In November

When we get down to awards season, it becomes even harder to discern the nature of so-called independent and limited releases. Like October, many of November's limited releases, start out as such, but are in fact "high-pedigree" studio films (or...

Bruce Dern Takes A Long Walk To NEBRASKA In Trailer For Alexander Payne's Latest

You can tell by just one screenshot that Alexander Payne's Nebraska is no doubt a low-key and gentle flick. It's no-nonsense black and white cinematography shucks away any kind of grandeur that one may get from the great plains states,...

Bruce Dern Talks, Jukebox Plays "Sugar Sugar": First Clip From Alexander Payne's NEBRASKA

Set to premiere at Cannes ahead of its theatrical release later this year, Alexander Payne's Nebraska is sure to start the critics talking. (ScreenAnarchy's Festivals Editor included it in our review of the Competition titles.) The first clip from the...