Tag: drama

Review: SETTLERS, Wherever We Go, There We Are

Uniquely American, the Western genre has changed radically over the last century, from nationalistic, myth-building propaganda to revisionist self-critique, specifically of the colonialist narrative that centered white Europeans and left indigenous peoples, in the margins at best or primitive, violent...

DUNE Trailer Fleshes Out the Story

The new (and maybe final?) trailer for Dune has dropped, this time revealing a lot more of the plot, for those who might be unfamiliar. And I'm guessing that who the studio is trying to attract; they know fans of...

Review: THE NOWHERE INN, Burnt Pages of Unwritten Memoirs

At a crucial turning point in The Nowhere Inn, a woman, clad in bright-colored latex, quips to the camera. "This is how rockstars act in movies," she says, cigarette in hand. Scratch that, she tells the film crew. She can...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Dives Into LA PISCINE

Alain Delon, Romy Schneider and Jane Birkin star in a sexy French slow-burn drama.

NO MAN OF GOD: Official Trailer And Poster For Thriller Starring Elijah Wood And Luke Kirby

RLJE Films is wasting no time getting Amber Sealey's thriller No Man of God, starring Elijah Wood and Luke Kirby, into American cinemas after its world premiere at Tribeca. The thriller will continue to make appearances at other festivals around the...

Friday One Sheet: TITANE

An almost 'street art' design for Julia Ducournau's sophomore feature, Titane, debuting at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, features a mixture of haute couture and body horror, in high contrast 'club lighting' colours. Using nearly all the poster real estate...

A NIGHTMARE WAKES Giveaway: Win a Copy of The Gothic Horror Drama on DVD

RLJE Films will release A Nightmare Wakes, the screen writing and directorial debut of Nora Unkel, on VOD, Digital HD and DVD on July 6th. We have two (2) copies of the gothic horror to give away to our readers...

THE SERPENT Exclusive Clip: Guns And Cars, Cars And Guns!

Gia Skova's indie action flick The Serpent is out now from Vertical Entertainment. If you have not checked it out yet and need a little incentive perhaps this exclusive clip will prompt you to check it out.   Agent Lucinda...

Tribeca 2021 Review: MY HEART CAN'T BEAT UNLESS YOU TELL IT TO, Vampire Horror, Family Drama

Patrick Fugit, Ingrid Sophie Schram and Owen Campbell star in a horror-thriller, directed by Jonathan Cuartas.

TITANE Trailer: Julia Ducournau Returns, More Striking Than Ever

Julia Ducournau smashed out of the gate with Raw, her feature debut as writer and director, and her new film looks even more impressive. Take a look below. It's in the Official Competition at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, and...

Blu-ray Review: The Flawed, Fascinating JUST A GIGOLO

Out on June 29th here in North America, Shout Factory releases --- to my knowledge --- a rarely-seen David Bowie film on Blu-ray, Just a Gigolo. Bowie stars as Paul Ambrosius von Przygodski, a Prussian solider whose been injured in...

Friday One Sheet: BLESSED VIRGIN [BENEDETTA]

The new French poster for Paul Vehoeven's latest Cannes bowing film, Benedetta (aka Blessed Virgin), is all about tactility: The stitching on the hem of the habit, the ivory cloth, the texture of the skin around the eyes and face....

THE MAURITANIAN: Blu-ray Giveaway

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing Kevin Macdonald's drama thriller The Mauritanian on Blu-ray and DVD on May 11th. Screen Anarchy has three (3) Blu-rays to give away to our readers in the U.S. Look for details down below on...

Review: JUPITER'S LEGACY, Every Superhero Wants To Rule The World

Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels and Leslie Bibb star in the action-adventure series, now streaming on Netflix.

Summer Is Heating Up With Arrow Video This July: TRUE ROMANCE & CAT O'NINE TAILS UHD, DAIMAJIN, Classic Westerns & THRESHOLD

Another month, another bumper crop of Arrow Video releases. This July things are going to get very expensive for film fans with several must-own editions of classic and contemporary films for collectors on both sides of the Atlantic. First of...

Review: THINGS HEARD AND SEEN, A Failure As Domestic Drama and Supernatural Thriller

Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini’s (The Extra Man, The Nanny Diaries, American Splendor) no-thrills, no-chills, ultimately shrug-worthy adaptation of Elizabeth Brundage’s 2016 well-regarded, literary novel, Things Heard & Seen, works hard to turn tired, overused tropes into a compelling,...

Fantaspoa 2021 Review: NOCTURNA: SIDE A - THE GREAT OLD MAN'S NIGHT

Ulysses is a hundred-year-old man living with his wife, Dalia, in their Argentine colonial apartment. This is the last night of his life and Ulysses will start to experience frightening events in his apartment and throughout the building. They are...

Review: SHADOW AND BONE, the Next Great YA Adaptation Has Arrived

Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes and Archie Renaux star in the dramatic action-fantasy, now streaming on Netflix.

Review: THE BANISHING, Period Supernatural Horror Delivers Slow-Burn Chills

There’s an intriguing moment in director Christopher Smith’s (Black Death, Triangle, Severance, Creep) latest contribution to the supernatural horror sub-genre, The Banishing: Harry Price (Sean Harris, committed in every sense of the word), a seedy, small-town occultist with a bad...

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...