Tag: comedy

Chicago's 2nd Annual Windy City Horrorama Unveils Its Gruesome Feature Lineup!

Fans of bloody mayhem in Chicago have an event to look forward to! The second annual Windy City Horrorama will take place on the weekend of April 26-28th at the Davis Theater and the lineup is a combination of genre...

SXSW 2019 Review: TONE-DEAF Couldn't Be A More Apt Title For This Topical Thriller

After a pair of incredibly divisive features in Excision and Trash Fire, controversial director Ricky Bates is back with his latest film, and it looks like he's done beating around the bush when it comes to taking on the status...

SXSW 2019 Review: COME AS YOU ARE, Surprisingly Empathetic Cross Country Sexcapade

A remake of a 2011 Belgian film called Hasta La Vista, Richard Wong's Come As You Are is a charming, poignant, affectionate take on the road trip movie with an eye toward building compassion for those who are so often...

SXSW 2019 Review: TALES FROM THE LODGE Tells Grown Up Campfire Stories To Uneven Effect

A group of middle-aged pals gather at a lodge in the woods to celebrate the life of a fallen friend in director Abigail Blackmore's debut feature, Tales From the Lodge. While this basic one-liner for the film is nothing...

BRUCE!!! Trailer: Everyone's an A**hole in Eden Marryshow's Con Arist Indie

If you recognize the titular character in Bruce!!! it's probably because Eden Marryshow has popped up in many of your favourite television shows, including Jessica Jones, The Blacklist, Nurse Jackie and others. Now in his feature film directorial debut, Marryshow...

THE CLEANER Exclusive: New Concept Art Emerges Ahead of EFM

Back in 2017 one of my favorite pitches from the Frontieres coproduction market was for Jan van Gorkum's horror comedy The Cleaner.    In the Dutch production The Cleaner, a dark comedy and horror flick, the central character Barry, a...

AMELIA'S 25th Trailer: Star-Studded Indie Comedy Lampoons Hollywood

Hollywood is a tough town and not even a star-studded indie comedy like Amelia's 25th is safe from the pitfalls that come with tinsel town. That's why indie distributor Global Releasing is giving this coming-of-age, romantic comedy a second chance...

Tom Green, Udo Kier And Hitler On A Dinosaur! It's The Theatrical Trailer For IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE!

Sometimes in life what you really need are lizard people, a Canadian cult comedian and a genocidal fascist riding a dinosaur. And if that's what you need in your life today, well, we've got you sorted! Yup, it's the theatrical...

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...

Blu-ray Review: Scream Factory's CREEPSHOW is a Halloween Treat

Creepshow, written by Stephen King and directed by George Romero, is seminal release in the horror anthology lexicon. While it was low budget, it was high concept in terms of story, well-directed, and had an awesome cast, which included Adrienne...

Review: I Spent AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN So You Don't Have To (Unless You Really Want To)

Three words: Not. Greasy. Enough. For those whom such brevity does not suffice (such as the Screen Anarchy editors), I'll elaborate. An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn represents the sophomore effort of The Greasy Strangler helmer Jim Hosking. The relative...

Full Programme Announced For Celluloid Screams 2018

Seems we are a bit behind on announcing the lineup of one of key UK stops on the festival circuit during the Autumn months. Celluloid Screams in Sheffield announced their lineup earlier this month and they were kind enough to...

A SIBLING MYSTERY Trailer: Comedy and Suspense Ensue in Madcap Indie

Written as an ode to classic madcap mysteries like Manhattan Murder Mystery, Dan Erickson and Rachel Wortell's new film A Sibling Mystery features witty dialog and the kind of deftly assembled cast you'd expect from such a film. The film's...

Fantasia 2018 Review: ONE CUT OF THE DEAD Is A Rope-A-Dope Knockout Punch Of A Film!

You're probably going to hate the first half hour of Ueda Shinichiro's new zombie comedy, One Cut of the Dead.  And that's totally fine. The thing is, you're kind of supposed to. Framed as a lo-fi, single-take, behind the scenes adventure...

THE MERGER: Australian Sports Comedy Looks Like Good Fun

Ah, the sports comedy. It's a tried and true formula that - when executed well - is one of the most reliable things going. Witha  few notable recent exceptions - Canada's Goon springs to mind - they've also been an...

Blu-ray Review: MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN

John Carpenter -- Halloween, The Thing, In the Mouth of Madness -- is a legend within horror filmmaker circles, with an undeniable reach that has extended beyond the black-clad hordes. In addition to his terrifying titles, he did some more mainstream films. Today, we're going...

RUBBER Director Returns With KEEP AN EYE OUT

Rubber helmer Quentin Dupieux has returned to French cinemas with his latest effort Keep An Eye Out (Au Poste) and it would appear he's got a bit of a hit on his hands with over a hundred thousand admissions in...

THE BREAKER UPPERERS: Check Out A Pair Of Clips From The Hilarious SXSW Hit

Writer-director-stars Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek had a genuine festival hit on their hands when their debut feature The Breaker Upperers premiered at SXSW. The presence of Thor: Ragnarok and What We Do In Shadows helmer Taika Waititi as...

Surprise, Muthafuka! Check Out The Fantastic Trailer For MEGA TIME SQUAD!

New Zealand scifi comedy Mega Time Squad will soon be taking a bow as part of the Fantasia Festival in Montreal and if the trailer for Tim Van Dammen's latest creation doesn't make your inner geek laugh until it pees...

Edinburgh 2018: Scotland's Own CALIBRE Takes Top Prize

Atmospheric Scottish Highland-set thriller Calibre has taken the top prize at this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival and there's good news for anyone who wants to watch the award-winning film: just a few days after it's World Premiere at the...