Tag: drama

ILLANG: THE WOLF BRIGADE: Netflix Nabs Near-Global Rights For Kim Jee-woon's Live Action Version of Anime JIN-ROH

Big news from Variety this morning. Streaming powerhouse Netflix have acquired nearly all global rights for Kim Jee-woon's Illang: The Wolf Brigade. This new film from the director of such hits as The Good The Bad The Weird and I...

THE FOREST OF LOST SOULS: New Trailer Celebrates US Theatrical Release on August 5th

Wild Eye Releasing has announced that Jose Pedro Lopes' indie horror, The Forest of Lost Souls, will be released in US cinemas on August 5th, starting with L.A.   The Portuguese coming of age slasher flick bowed at Fantasporta in...

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...

Now on Blu-ray: LOVE AND OTHER CULTS, Animerama, ANTIPORNO, and THE WHISPERING STAR from Third Window

UK's Third Window Films have had a rough year, but they are coming back strong with a quartet of solid releases from some of Japan's most exciting filmmakers. Today we're looking at their recent Blu-ray releases of Uchida Eiji's Love...

Review: SANJU, A Bollywood Bad Boy Hazy-ography

In 1993, a dozen bomb blasts rocked Bombay killing over 250 people and injuring scores of others. Over one hundred conspirators were arrested, many convicted, and some hanged in connection for this horrible tragedy, but one man's whose name came...

Blu-ray Review: THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE Explored via Criterion

Refugees travel lightly, but we can unpack this: What is “the other side of hope,” anyway?  Some say it’s despair; others more cynically say it’s truth.  But what they mean with those answers are “opposite,” which is not necessarily the...

North Bend 2018: Exclusive Images From Patrick Cunningham's MODEL HOME

Patrick Cunningham's debut feature film, Model Home, will have its World Premiere at the new destination festival North Bend, the home of David Lynch's Twin Peaks. Screen Anarchy has been given a new series of images from Cunningham's film which...

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.  ...

Oak Cliff 2018 Review: I AM NOT A WITCH, A Superb Film From A Prodigious New Talent

A young girl, unremarkable in any way, is walking down a path in rural Zambia. Suddenly, a woman walking ahead of her carrying a large bucket or water falls to the ground, losing her load. As the fallen woman looks...

Oak Cliff 2018 Review: VIRUS TROPICAL Explores The Life Of One Young Girl Searching For Her Grand Adventure

From first time feature director Santiago Caicedo, Virus Tropical is a wonderful look at the challenge of growing up through the eyes of a middle class girl from Quito in Ecuador. The film is a black and white animated feature...

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...

Oak Cliff Film Festival 2018: NEVER GOIN' BACK Trailer, Augustine Frizzell's Tale of Girls Growin' Up Grimy

Director Augustine Firzzell's debut feature, Never Goin' Back is the exuberant story of two girls living day-to-day whose only aspiration is a trip to the beach. Unfortunately for them, they are broke and everyone they know is a total loser,...

Giveaway: Win a Copy of I KILL GIANTS on DVD

RLJE Films released Anders Walter's adaptation of Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's graphic novel I Kill Giants on DVD and Bluray back on May 22nd. We are super late on this giveaway but we have three (3) copies on the...

Cannes 2018 Review: DOGMAN, Homo Homini Canis

Matteo Garrone's latest feature-length effort sees a harmless man being pushed to extremes.

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...

Konstantin Khabenskiy Leads An Escape From SOBIBOR

Russian star Konstantin Khabenskiy rose to international fame through his lead roles in Timur Bekmambetov's Night Watch films - followed by a memorable support part in Bekmambetov's English debut Wanted -  and he now makes his directorial debut with the...

Blu-ray Review: THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES Is Blu With Criterion

“Art, no matter how high it rises, cannot forget the land which birthed it.” - Martiros Saryan. That quote, by a prominent Armenian painter, begins The Color of Armenian Land, a scarcely seen short documentary by Mikhail Vartanov which, at...

MONOCHROME: Watch This Exclusive Clip From Thomas Lawes' Killer Thriller

Thomas Lawes’ Monochrome premieres on VOD and DVD on June 6th from Gravitas Ventures. Screen Anarchy has been given an exclusive clip to share with you. Find it below along with the trailer for this UK thriller.   This killer-thriller...

Blu-ray Review: WOMEN IN LOVE

Prolific director Ken Russell (Tommy, Lisztomania, The Devils, Altered States) made his third feature film Women in Love in 1969 (the year it was released in the U.K.) with a terrific cast, starring the infamous Oliver Reed, as well as Alan Bates,...