Tag: crime

Friday One Sheet: Floating Heads, The Horror, The Horror

It is the week of Halloween, and horror movie posters abound. But the real horror is the poster-trend that never seems to die: the infamous floating heads. This trend came to prominence in the age of Walmart DVD shelves. Getting...

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...

Busan 2018 Review: CITIES OF LAST THINGS, Noirish Tryptich Explores One Man's Broken Soul

Ho Wi Ding’s noir-tinged triptych details three nights in the life of troubled Taiwan police detective Zhang Dong Ling, as his turbulent personal life repeatedly triggers eruptions of murderous violence. Winner of the Platform Prize at this year’s Toronto International...

THE QUEEN OF HOLLYWOOD BLVD: Trailer Poster Release Date

Ahead of its L.A. premiere at Beyond Fest on Saturday Dark Star Pictures have acquired Orson Oblowitz's crime-drama The Queen of Hollywood Blvd. Wasting no time they have set a theatrical release for L.A. in October 12th followed by On...

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...

CITIES OF LAST THINGS: Watch The Gorgeous Trailer For Wi Ding Ho's SciFi Tinged Triptych

We have been tracking director Wi Ding Ho in these pages for quite some time now, ever since the helmer appeared in Cannes with his early scifi short film Respire. And with his sophomore feature, Cities Of Last Things, about...

MAYFAIR: Watch The Trailer For Sarah Blecher's South African Crime Drama

The current wave of high end South African films continues with Sara Blecher's crime drama Mayfair, a film that enters in to the Muslim-Indian communities of Johannesburg with a tale of conflicted loyalties and escalating violence. Computer whiz and prodigal...

The Department Q Cops Return In JOURNAL 64

With the adaptations of Jussi Adler-Olsen's Department Q novels breaking box office records in Denmark - where previous entries The Keeper Of Lost Causes, The Absent One, and A Conspiracy Of Faith were all huge hits - it comes as...

JET TRASH Trailer: Cult Novel Adaptation Sees September Release

Based on Simon Lewis' 90's cult novel "Go", Charles Henri Belleville's Jet Trash tells the story of two friends who cross a London gangster forcing them to flee England. Hiding out on a beach in Southern India, living a slacker...

Fantasia 2018 Review: NEOMANILA, A Ripped From The Headlines Neo-Realist Masterpiece

Young street kid Toto is in a very tough spot. His drug dealing brother is in jail, and the local meth pushers think Toto is ratting them out to get the police to secure his release. He spends the few...

Blu-ray Review: John Waters' FEMALE TROUBLE Is A Divine Treat

As astonishingly vulgar and paradigm-challenging as 1972's Pink Flamingos was, it was John Waters' follow-up, Female Trouble that is the true jewel the crown of his early (pre-Hairspray) oeuvre. Female Trouble was the ultimate stage onto which Waters could send...

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Full Lineup For 2018

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) today announced a full programme of genre treats ahead of their July 6th start date. In addition to the previously announced world-first focus on genre films of New Zealand and the festival's highlighting of...

TERMINAL Giveaway: Win a Blu-ray And a Signed Poster

We have a very exciting giveaway for our readers this week. Vaughan Stein's directorial debut Terminal, starring Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg, Mike Meyers, Dexter Fletcher and Max Irons, will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on June 26, 2018.  ...

Blu-ray Review: A Double Dose of Cristian Mungiu's New Romanian Cinema Comes to the Criterion Collection

The Criterion Collection works its way through both a long list of canon classics from the history of film, and a parallel track of what it considers to be the most important voices in world cinema today. This gives us...

The Beautiful Game Takes A Dark Turn In CATACOMBE

It was back in 2011 that a tiny budget Dutch indie released that may very well prove to be the launching point of a pair of the more significant talents not only out of the Netherlands but the entire new...

Cannes 2018 Review: MURDER ME, MONSTER, A Minimalist Acid-Gore Crime Thriller

Argentinean filmmaker Alejandro Fadel's latest socially conscious thriller blends arthouse and genre into a nightmarish narrative.

Cinepocalypse 2018: Nine World Premieres And Festival Faves Dominate Full Lineup!

Next month, between June 21st and 28th the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, Illinois will be invaded with all manner of beasts and terrors. In only its second year Cinepocalypse is making a strong move to becoming a key go-to...

Toronto Japanese Film Festival: TOKYO VAMPIRE HOTEL, OUTRAGE - CODA And YOCHO - FOREBODING Round up 2018 Lineup Announced

Hey Toronto. We know that it looks like Spring has all but given up coming to our fair city this year but fear not, Summer is pretty much right around the corner now. How can we be so sure? Well,...

A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD TO FIND Stills Get Violent, Makeup And Vanity Set to Score

Some stills have come our way for Abner Pastoll's next thriller, the Sarah Bolger starrer A Good Woman is Hard to Find. The film follows a recently widowed young mother (played by Bolger) who goes to great and violent lengths...

GOODLAND: Debut Thriller From Josh Doke Coming to NYC And LA This May

Josh Doke’s debut film, the thriller Goodland will open in NYC and LA theaters on May 11th, 2018. Our friends at Parade Deck Films are releasing the film and hoping to open wider after the opening week with an aim...