Tag: comedy

YUMMY Giveaway: Win a Blu-ray of The Belgian Zombie Hit

As is the beautiful relationship between RLJE Films and Shudder, siblings told to get along under the parental gaze of their parent company AMC, one handles the streaming and the other handles theatrical and physical releases of all their acquisitions....

New York 2020 Review: ON THE ROCKS, Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray Reunite

Sofia Coppola’s films are imbued with a bratty strained independent punk rock aesthetic that often riffs on generic genres and themes with a strong focus on characters that refuse to conform. On The Rocks is a distant memory of this...

Toronto 2020 Review: ANOTHER ROUND, A Feel Good Movie About Booze

Thomas Vinterberg's latest comedy of manners is as bourgeoisie-punk as ever. He leaped onto the global stage, along with Lars von Trier, with the collaborative manifesto Dogme95, and its first film Festen (The Celebration), which re-wrote the design rules of...

Santiago Horror 2020: Festival Goes Virtual With World Premieres of SKY SHARKS, THE DEEP ONES And Local Film SEJI

Festival season is kind of back, for better or worse. Films are finding spots on the circuit as more festivals adopt the virtual experience where possible.    Our friends at the Santiago Horror Film Festival in Chile have announced this...

Toronto 2020 Review: GET THE HELL OUT, Adrenaline-Fueled Horror Comedy With Style to Spare

Political theater gets a whole new meaning in debutante director Wang I-Fan's horror comedy, Get the Hell Out, one of three genre features anchoring the Toronto's fabled Midnight Madness section this year. A virus causing a 28 Days Later style...

Fantasia 2020 Review: FEELS GOOD MAN, Pepe the Frog's Ruination and Reclamation

Art is a funny thing. When an artist creates a piece, it often means something to them. That meaning may be deep and personal, it may reflect their own culture, values, ideas, and beliefs. Sometimes, though, it's just something they...

Fantasia 2020 Review: MONSTER SEAFOOD WARS Plays Kaiju Karnage For Laughs

Longtime Screen Anarchy readers will no doubt be familiar with the unique oeuvre of director Kawasaki Minoru. A lover and devotee of old school man-in-suit kaiju and tokusatsu madness, Kawasaki created a niche for himself as the premier spoofster of...

Suspenso 2020: Online Festival and SuspensoLAB Announced!

This snuck up on us but our friends at Suspenso in Chile are preparing for their third annual festival and lab. Run by director Patricio Valladares (Downhill, Toro Loco) the event will run online this coming week, from the 25th...

Fantasia 2020 Interview: Brea Grant Talks 12 HOUR SHIFT

Multi-hyphenate talent Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter) has come into her own as a writer/director. She helmed the apocalypse buddy road trip film Best Friends Forever as well as episodes of Eastsiders and Pandora, and this year, she has two features coming out. Grant wrote...

Fantaspoa 2020 Review: COMRADE DRAKULICH, Genre Thrills, Nostalgia Frills in Political Satire

Lili Walters, Ervin Nagy and Zsolt Nagy star in director Márk Bodzsár's comic fantasy, featuring vampires appearing behind the Iron Curtain in the 1970s.

Melbourne 2020 Review: SHIVA BABY, a Self-serving Schmear of Awkwardness

This acerbic feature, adapted from the short of the same name expands on the original with further complications, but the aesthetic of this chamber-piece remains equally grounded and squeamishly uncomfortable over the course of a socially excruciating afternoon. Uncomfortable in...

Blu-ray Review: TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE

Scream Factory and Shout! Factory have added a treasure trove of older genre films to their catalog, and on August 25, Tales From the Darkside: The Movie, will join them. The producers of the popular TV show decided to make a...

PREVENGE: Enter Our Blu-ray Giveaway From RLJE Films And Shudder

Alice Lowe's 2016 horror comedy Prevenge will finally be released on Digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray in the U.S. on August 18, 2020.    RLJE Films is handling the release after acquiring Lowe's film from their AMC countepart Shudder. Screen...

Blu-ray Review: Cult Epics Gets Brassy With P.O. BOX TINTO BRASS / ISTINTOBRASS

A new, limited dual edition of Tinto Brass titles examines the erotica auteur's methods and legacy.

LIMBO Trailer: THE WALKING DEAD's Lew Temple Faces a Peculiar Judgement

Limbo, from writer/director Mark Young, premieres August 4 on DVD and Digital from Uncork’d Entertainment. A trailer was passed along to us. Find it below.    A murderer finds himself on trial in Hell, caught between a bitter prosecutor and...

Arrow Video Shows Us The Way This September With Fukasaku, Miike, MALLRATS, Llansó, and IVANSXTC

September will be another banner month for Arrow Video! This fall sees a 25th anniversary edition of Kevin Smith's slacker classic, Mallrats (US/CAN), a box set of both Fukasaku Kinji and Takashi Miike's versions of Graveyard of Honor (US/CAN/UK), a...

The Universe Is A Very Strange Place In Manuel Arija's ULTRAINNOCENCE

It's been a little while since we've heard from Spanish oddball auteur Manuel Arija but - yes, oh, yes - it's been worth the wait. Arija has been quiet since first making waves here and on the international festival circuit...

Blu-ray Review: DANCE, GIRL, DANCE Was Ahead of its Time

Dorothy Arzner was the first woman in the Director's Guild of America. She was also the ONLY woman director working within the Hollywood studio system in the late 1920s and throughout most of the 1940s. To be more specific, that's...

Blu-ray Review: AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Hooks Up With Criterion

Writer/director Paul Mazursky guides Jill Claybugrh to an Oscar nomination in this bit of essential 1970s cinema.

Now Streaming: SPACE FORCE, New Comedy From Steve Carell And Greg Daniels Sends Up America's New Military Branch

Created by Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation) and Steve Carell (The Office), Carell plays General Mark R. Naird, a newly appointed four star general who thinks he is going to take over the Air Force. However, Naird is...