Tag: crime

Now on Blu-ray: Criterion Unleashes BRUTE FORCE and THE NAKED CITY

By the mid-1940s, “Film Noir” was thoroughly established stylistically, though not yet by name. Undeniably, there was a prevailing mentality rooted in postwar societal darkness, and it had permeated Hollywood studio filmmaking. The movies’ inherent propensity for light and shadow...

THINGS I DO FOR MONEY Exclusive Clip: Words Are Said, Guns Are Drawn in Japanese-Canadian Crime Thriller Coming August 11th

Japanese-Canadian filmmaker Warren P. Sonoda has been working his way throughout the Canadian film industry working on titles that we locals all know, possibly even love: Murdoch Mysteries, Trailer Park Boys, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil and This...

Watch Nicanor Loreti's New Short Film PINBALL Now!

Argentina's Nicanor Loreti has long been one of the loudest and proudest voices in Latin American genre cinema. While his filmography is peppered with the broad comedies that actually pay his bills, Loreti's first love has always been genre and...

VILLAIN Giveaway: Win a Redbox Code For The Craig Fairbrass Crime Thriller

Philip Barantini's debut feature film, the crime thriller Villain, will be released next Friday, May 22nd, on digital and On Demand.    Screen Anarchy has two Redbox downloadable codes to give away to our readers in the U.S. Have a...

Terror Films Teams With Watch Movies Now! to Release Four Free Horror Films in April

During this time companies are stepping up to make content available to those of us who have committed to staying home to flatten the curve and lessen the demand on our local health services during this time of the pandemic. ...

THE CORRUPTED Exclusive Clip: Sam Claflin And Noel Clarke Battle a Bruiser With a Badge

Ron Scalpello's high energy crime thriller The Corrupted will be released by Saban Films in theaters, on VOD and Digital HD on Friday, January 10.   ScreenAnarchy has an action packed clip to share with you. In it, Same Claflin...

J Hurtado's 13 Favorite Indian Films of 2019

As we enter a new year full of promise and endless numbers of amazing cinematic possibilities, it's only right that we take a look back to remember what made 2019 a great year at the movies. This past year marked...

Los Cabos 2019 Interview: THE IRISHMAN Producer Gastón Pavlovich On Martin Scorsese's Great Goodbye To Mobster Cinema

In 2016, the legendary Italian-American filmmaker Martin Scorsese managed to release Silence, a highly personal project that took him more than 25 years to complete. It's no secret that the key producer in the culmination of this effort was Gastón...

SMALL TOWN KILLERS Giveaway: Win An iTunes Code For Danish Comedy Crime Drama

Ole Bornedal's Small Town Killers is now available on VOD, Digital HD, DVD & Blu-ray from RLJE Films and SHUDDER. We have two iTunes codes to give away to two lucky Screen Anarchy readers in the U.S.   In SMALL...

Netflix & Chills: STREAM. SCREAM. REPEAT.

This is a public service announcement. As the horror-day season approaches many of us like to line up the thirty-one days of October with a killer line-up or horror delights. Netflix would like to remind you that they have a...

INTO THE ASHES Blu-ray Giveaway: Action Flick Starring Luke Grimes, Robert Taylor, James Badge Dale and Frank Grillo

Shake the cobwebs from your long weekend because we have a blu-ray giveaway for you to enter.    With the passing of the theatrical run of Aaron Harvey's action flick Into the Ashes it is now time to focus on...

BLOOD ON HER NAME: New Poster Drops Ahead of World Premiere at Fantasia

Mathew Pope's Southern Gothic Neo-Noir Blood on Her Name premiered last night at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Ahead of its premiere this fresh poster, designed by Casey Moore of High Council, was debuted.      The dead body lies at...

BiFan 2019: 10 Films You Should Check Out at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

Asia's top genre celebration is almost upon us, and as we pack our bags for the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan), we've prepared a few titles to look out for in this year's vast program. Between our recent festival...

Blu-ray Review: When We Stare Into The Abyss, FUNNY GAMES Stares Back

In Michael Haneke's Funny Games, a pair of teenage boys in tennis clothes appear at the gate of a German family's country home and make themselves at home. What follows is an hour and a half of some of the...

Cinepocalypse 2019: AIRHEADS to Close, Joe Bob Briggs And Rednecks, And a TAMMY AND THE T-REX 'GORE CUT' Promo

Our friends at Cinepocalypse just made a special announcement that further cements its reputation as a hot ticket of the festival circuit this Summer.   First, they have arranged a rare 35mm screening of the metal comedy Airheads for their...

Calgary Underground 2019 Review: LOST HOLIDAY Beautifully Combines Boozy Comedy With Character and Crime

For many of us who grow up in comfortable lives, there comes a point when we should probably stop partying with the uncaring narcissistic abandon of those in their early twenties. (Unless, of course, you are a Matthew McConaughey character,...

AVENGEMENT: Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires Scott Adkins Action Flick

Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today that they acquired the U.S. rights for Avengement, an upcoming action film starring SA fave Scott Adkins, directed by Jesse V. Johnson.   Scott Adkins is of course no stranger to us, we have been...

Blu-ray Review: KALIFORNIA is Kinda Kool

Directed by Dominic Sena (Swordfish, Gone in 60 Seconds) and written by Tim Metcalfe (Bones, Fright Night Part 2, The Haunting in Connecticut) with Stephen Levy, Kalifornia is essentially a snapshot of the early 1990s. The film centers on a...

Giveaway: Win a DVD Copy of THE STANDOFF AT SPARROW CREEK

RLJE Films will release Henry Dunham's directorial debut, the thriller The Standoff at Sparrow Creek on DVD and Blu-ray on March 5th. ScreenAnarchy has three (3) copies of his film on DVD to give away to our readers in the...

DEAD DIRTY CON MEN Trailer: Crime Thriller Throwback Hits Digital

Marie-Grete Heinemann's fast-talking throwback to the crime films of Roderiguez and Tarantino, hell even early Scorsese, is finally getting a digital bow through Global Digital Releasing in partnership with Rock n' Tape Films. The crime story centers around a rogue...