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THE BASTARD'S FIG TREE: Exclusive Clip From Ana Murugarren's Bleak Comedy

Ana Murugarren's second feature film, the award winning The Bastard's Fig Tree opens in Los Angeles this Friday. Screen Anarchy has been given an exclusive clip to share with you this morning. Find it, and the trailer, below.    In...

YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE: De La Iglesia Stunt Supervisor Delivers Big Action Comedy In Directing Debut

Federico Cueva may be making his directorial debut with upcoming action comedy You Only Live Once (Solo Se Vive Una Vez) but he is no stranger to the industry. A highly in demand vfx and stunt coordinator for more than...

Fantaspoa 2015 Review: Sam's POSSESSED Presents An Exorcism With Clay And A Fragmented Script

Possessed (aka Pos eso) is a peculiar Spanish animation which recalls the claymation classics of Wallace and Gromit for the design of its characters - after all the director Sam worked as an animator for Aardman - but not due to...

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...

Former Aardman Animator Gets POSSESSED! Watch The First Trailer!

So ... you're an animator at one of the most acclaimed production houses in the world but you have a penchant for ghosts and gore and crude language that your employer doesn't share. What do you do? If you happen...

Exclusive: Trailer For THE TORRENTE PACKAGE Raises Repulsive And Sleazy To A New Comic High

Ah, Torrente. The Spanish cult icon, created and played by Santiago Segura, has gathered a following from around the world -- including filmmaker / contrarian Oliver Stone -- with his comic antics, but is largely unknown in the U.S. Doppelgänger...

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...

A Pair Of TV Spots For Spanish Cult Action Comedy TORRENTE 4: LETHAL CRISIS

The fourth installment of Spanish cult action comedy series Torrente hits screens soon - this time in 3D - and we've just had a pair of television spots arrive on the scene to promote the highbrow uses to which the...

TORRENTE Is Stuck In Prison. Time To Show Some Nipple And Oil Up The Guards.

The fourth installment of hit Spanish action-comedy series Torrente hits screens in Spain next month, with the raunchy comedy moving into the third dimension.Two teasers arrived earlier on, both of them designed to showcase the tawdry uses the film makers...

Two Teasers For TORRENTE 4: LETHAL CRISIS

Santiago Segura's Spanish cult icon Torrente is due back on movie screens in his homeland this March and this time he's coming in three dimensions. And I'm sure we can count on that third dimension to be used subtly, with...

Spanish Cult Icon TORRENTE Returning! In 3D!

Santiago Segura's Torrente is the sort of character you either love or really, really don't. Fat, racist, misogynist, and virtually every other kind of 'ist' you can throw at him the character is pretty much the definition of lowbrow comedy...