Tag: drama

Final Girls Berlin Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

Our apologies to our friends from the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival. Some crossed wires at our end resulted in a double posting, double deleting (After you. No, after you. I insist, after you. But you were here first. No,...

GOALIE Trailer Premiere: Terry Sawchuk Hockey Biopic is Coming to US Cinemas, DVD and Digital

Sports biopics do not neccessarily fall in line with Screen Anarchy's mandate but a film like Goalie gets a pass for a number of reasons.    One, it's Canadian, directed by Adriana Maggs, co-written with her sister, Jane, based on...

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...

THE PILOT Trailer: Act of Civil Terrorism in Late Capitalism

One of the most original current Czech filmmakers readies a psychological action thriller with drones, a messiah complex, radicalization and anarchism.

Blu-ray Review: ALL ABOUT EVE Shines

Back in 1950, famed Hollywood director Joseph L. Mankiewicz (The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Dragonwyck, Suddenly, Last Summer) released the soon-to-be-classic tale of stardom and backstabbing, All About Eve. The film won a whopping six Academy Awards and garnered another 17...

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...

Oscars 2020 Review: THE PAINTED BIRD, A Child's Adventures in Abominationland

A WWII coming-of-age not for the faint of heart is the Czech Repulic´s bid for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.

THE WORLD IS FULL OF SECRETS Trailer: Graham Swon's Feature Debut Opens in New York on Hallowe'en

We are doing a little bit of catch up today. The trailer for Graham Swon's The World is Full of Secrets dropped a while ago but should be worth reminding you all again about it.    The idea of a...

RELEASE Trailer: Edward Varnie's Domestic Violence Indie Releases October 4

Global Digital Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to Edward Varnie's domestic violence drama, Release. The harrowing film centers around a young woman trapped in an abusive marriage who is rescued by her estranged sister. Forced to reconnect with the family...

Lund 2019: KNIVES AND SKIN Will Open Swedish Genre Fest, THE MORTUARY COLLECTION to Close

The Lund Fantastic Film Festival is fast approaching and the next wave of titles were announced on Friday. Werewolf, Monument and Bliss were announced in the first wave, and this next batch gets even better.    Jennifer Leeder's hypnotic Knives and...

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...

Trailer for THE UNION OF SALVATION: Epic Drama of Russian History

I'm a bit of a sucker for a historical costume drama; one which is a sweeping epic of a pivotal moment in a nation's history, that also has both non-fictional and fictional characters, that test the waters of love, politics,...

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...

Friday One Sheet: A HIDDEN LIFE

You are always guaranteed a great poster for the films of Terrence Malick. A Hidden Life premiered at Cannes in May, but here is a teaser poster for its Toronto International Film Festival screening. Set in World War II, and...

Fantasia 2019 Review: HARD-CORE, A Tale Of Right-Wingers, Robots, and Redemption

Yukon (Yamada Takayuki) Gondo is a hard-headed ne'er do well who can't quite seem to hang on to anything in his life. Having no relationships, no real job, and no goals sends him adrift in ways that often get him...

Melbourne 2019 Review: NINA WU, A Clumsy #MeToo Psychological Drama

It would be a disservice to decent thrillers everywhere to give this Taiwanese Cannes entry the same genre label. It is a drama at best, and a very dour one that is devoid of any kind of spark, or thrill....

Karlovy Vary 2019 Review: PATRICK, A Nudist Procedural Tragicomedy About Grief and Identity

Clothes do not make a man in Tim Mielants' procedural coming-of-grief dramedy.

Karlovy Vary 2019 Review: In THE MIRACLE OF THE SARGASSO SEA, Greek Tragedy Meets Psycho Noir

Greek filmmaker Syllas Tzoumerkas delivers an eclectic, psycho-noir mystery thriller.