Tag: drama

Review: THE NEVERS, Don't Call It a Comeback, They've Been Here For Years

Joss Whedon’s (Avengers, Firefly, Angel, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer) banishment from public life has been as swift as it has been brutal. By all accounts, Whedon’s fall from professional grace was well-deserved. After the box-office failure and critical drubbing of...

Review: MADE FOR LOVE, Satirical Dark Comedy, Cristin Milioti Showcase

Cristin Milioti, Billy Magnussen and Ray Romano star in the sci-fi series, now streaming on HBO Max.

Arrow Video Brings Argento's Debut To UHD, Italian Crime Films, MAJOR DUNDEE, THE STYLIST, & Classic Masamura To Blu This June.

Dario Argento's stunning debut, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, flies onto 4K UHD for the first time through Arrow Video, and that's only the beginning! Also coming this summer is an incredible box set of Italian crime films called...

Review: THE IRREGULARS, Holmes Without Sherlock Proves To Be A Winning Formula

Towards the end of The Irregulars, an eight-episode, Victorian Era-set, supernatural/fantasy series debuting on Netflix, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle’s once and future “private consulting detective,” comes to a sudden, world-breaking revelation: He’s not the hero of this particular tale....

Review: NOBODY, Bob Odenkirk, (Maybe) Action Star

On a list of actors — currently living or presumed dead — making the jump from drama or comedy to the action genre, Bob Odenkirk, the star of Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad, would be somewhere near the bottom,...

Shudder in April: Halfway to Halloween Month Returns With CREEPSHOW, THE LAST DRIVE IN, PENNINSULA And so Much More

Wow. March is only 4 days old and already we have an announcement about Shudder's lineup for April. We know March is the one year anniversary of (waves hands around) *THIS* here in North America and we're all eager to...

LOBO FEROZ: Spanish Language Adaptation of BIG BAD WOLVES is Finally Underway

Production has finally begun on Lobo Feroz the Spanish language adaptation of the Israeli revenge thriller Big Bad Wolves. We shared the news with you about this adaptation back in May 2019, but you know, plague and pestilence got in...

Friday One Sheet: THE AMUSEMENT PARK

This surreal poster from designer Aleksander Walijewski echoes the strange feeling of getting a 'new' George A. Romero film nearly four years after the maestro's passing. The film is, of course, not 'new' in the sense that it was made...

RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE Interview: Jay Baruchel On His Potent Horror Debut

Canada’s Jay Baruchel became known as part of the group of young comedians linked to Judd Apatow. In the romantic comedy Knocked Up, for example, he portrayed one of the friends of the protagonist played by Seth Rogen. He later...

Slamdance 2021 Exclusive: Watch The New Trailer For Lithuanian Drama Noir ISAAC

Jurgis Matulevičius' 2019 drama, Isaac, what is also being called a Soviet style film noir, is having its US premiere at Slamdance. His film centers around the real-life events of the Kaunas pogrom, five days in June 1941, during the...

RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE Giveaway: Win a Blu-Ray of Jay Baruchel's Slasher Horror Flick

It's been raining giveaways this early part of the new year and the fine folks at RLJE Films and Shudder want to give you another film from their lineup. This time we have Jay Baruchel's terrific and unsettling horror flick,...

GREENLAND Giveaway: Win a Blu-ray of the Gerard Butler Action Disaster Flick

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and STX Films released Ric Roman Waugh's disaster action flick Greenland starring Gerard Butler on Tuesday. We're a little behind but we do have three (3) copies on Blu-ray to give away to Screen Anarchy readers...

Sundance 2021 Review: PASSING, Stunning, Provocative Debut

In writer-director Rebecca Hall’s (Christine, The Town, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) evocative, provocative adaptation of Nella Larsen’s richly textured, multi-layered 1929 novel, Passing, two women, one-time high-school friends, now in their thirties, inadvertently cross paths in the tea room of an...

LA LLORONA: Jayro Bustamante's Golden Globe Nominated Horror Drama on Digital HD in March

While there was one nominee for Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language that raised many eyebrows and elicited protests about that decision we can all agree that the inclusion of Jayro Bustamante's award winning horror drama, La...

Sundance 2021 Review: CODA, A Crowd-Pleaser By Any Other Name

Deservedly or not, the word “crowd-pleaser” tends to have a negative connotation, situating a film’s potential popularity with broad demographic appeal, simple, easy-to-understand narratives, and emotionally cathartic endings. But in the second year of a global pandemic, a Before Times...

Review: MALCOLM & MARIE, The Pendulum of Love and Anger

Multiple rooms in a small area. Two characters alone in that space. A successful night that nonetheless revealed a flaw that, picked at, bleeds and tears to expose a crumbling structure. Black and white. 103 minutes. Zendaya and John David...

Slamdance 2021: MAN UNDER TABLE, Trailer Premiere For Noel Taylor's Absurdist Comedy

Noel Taylor's absurdist comedy Man Under Table or: I’m Writing a Movie is all set to have its World Premiere during the virtual edition of the 2021 Slamdance Film Festival. It is participating in the Narrative Feature section and will be...

LAPSIS Trailer: Noah Hutton's Sci-fi Drama LAPSIS on Virtual Cinema, VOD & Digital, Feb. 12th

Noah Hutton's sci-fi drama Lapsis is coming to Virtual Cinema, VOD & Digital on February 12th, thanks to Film Movement.    Hutton's film comes across all too poignant in it's criticism of the exploitation of the labor force. Think of...

Shudder in February: THE DARK AND THE WICKED, A NIGHTMARE WAKES And Joe Bob Saves Valentine's Day!

The season of love is coming! Shudder is looking to rekindle our love of horror this February.    In place of flowers and chocolate there will be a new premiere every week: A Nightmare Wakes, After Midnight, Shook and The...

SHEEP WITHOUT A SHEPHERD: Artsploitation Acquires Thrilling Chinese Crime Drama

Artsploitation Films have announced that they have picked up the great crime drama from Chinea, Sheep Without a Shepherd. They're planning a streaming and DVD release of the film on March 23rd.    This debut feature film from Malaysian director...