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Grimmfest 2022 Awards: Carlota Pereda's PIGGY Takes Home Best Film, Director And Actress

Grimmfest wrapped up weekend before last and the esteemed jury deliberated this past Sunday on the festival's feature and short film program. A couple hours of spirited and fun exchange later we made our final choices.    Yes, we. I...

Review: THE THIEF, HIS WIFE, AND THE CANOE, Baffling, Infuriating, Unbelievable

Monica Dolan and Eddie Marsan star in the true story of a fake death and its multitude of devastating consequences, streaming on BritBox.

Grimmfest 2022: Full Lineup Features FINAL CUT, VESPER, PIGGY And The Proverbial More

City's doing as expected and United is shitting the bed (at  the very least they've scored a goal this year, unlike my Hammers). It's not all bad news in Manchester, England, as our friends at Grimmfest have announced the full...

Review: 7 DAYS IN ENTEBBE, Sympathy for the Terrorist(s)

Recognizable actors always help a film to secure financing and may increase the interest of potential audiences, but they often work against the aims of a film based on real-life events. That may be especially true for films that endeavor...

Toronto 2016 Review: THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM, A Giallo-Infused Theatre of Bedlam

We might think that in the 21st century, with social media platforms or instant video uploads, we are at the apex of what might be called the theatricality of life in the public eye. But even if Twitter didn't exist,...

Christopher Walken To Receive Award, THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM to Close Sitges 2016

Christopher Walken will receive the Grand Honourary Award at Sitges 2016 this year. A stellar career whose highlights include iconic performances in The Deer Hunter, The Dead Zone, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, and countless other films,...

Toronto 2016: Watch This Splendid Musical Number From THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Juan Carlos Medina's The Limehouse Golem, the Victorian era set horror thriller, will have it's World Premiere here in Toronto Saturday night at the Ryerson. We have a clip with a splendid musical number featuring Douglas Booth to share with...

The Many Faces Of Eddie Marsan

This week sees the premiere of Jon S. Baird's Filth, an adaptation of the novel by Irvine Welsh, him of Trainspotting fame. The film stars James McAvoy as a corrupt and addicted police detective, who screws everything and everyone to...

Bertie Carvel And Eddie Marsan Are JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL

Those who have already read Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange And Mr Norrell are already fully aware that the novel is arguably a modern classic of speculative fiction, a magic-infused alternate history of England that stands with the very finest works...

Watch A Town Be Shattered By Violence In Trailer For Sean Durkin's SOUTHCLIFFE

As lines continue to blur between high end television and film, with directors and actors moving more frequently between the two and television showing an increased willingness to experiment with format, it's clear that the days of film festivals being...

Review: THE WORLD'S END Kicks Ass With Middle-Aged Insight (And Beer)

Gary King (Simon Pegg) is that guy everybody knows from high school. The cautionary tale. The guy who peaked too early and who now has to come to grips with the fact that his life will never again be as...

THE WORLD'S END World Premiere In Photos

Edgar Wright's third go-around with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, The World's End, had its official World Premiere in London's Empire Leicester Square cinema tonight and I had the good fortune to be among a small group of online journalists...

Hollywood Beat: I'M SO EXCITED and THE HEAT Are Box Office Winners, RAY DONOVAN And UNDER THE DOME Rule TV

In this week's column: Light-hearted fare rules the box office, both on the indie and mainstream charts. And, on the small screen, a Hollywood fixer and small-town hysteria dominate the news....

PAINLESS's Juan Carlos Medina to Direct THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Fresh off a successful festival circuit run of his historical thriller Painless, director Juan Carlos Medina's next project will be an adaptation of the Peter Ackroyd novel, The Limehouse Golem. Announced at the Cannes film festival today, the script is...

Charlotte Rampling Broods In A Trailer For I, ANNA

If, like me, you find yourself helplessly drawn to anything Charlotte Rampling does, then the trailer for I, Anna will surely whet your cinematic appetite. Featuring a vulnerable, enigmatic Rampling in the lead role it's a psychological thriller with...

ALICE CREED review

To celebrate the local Alice Creed theater release (did I really see a DVD review a couple of days ago?), let me join my fellow ScreenAnarchistss and add another positive review ! Some young directors try to impress by throwing...

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED on DVD and Blu-ray

What? The Disappearance of Alice Creed wasn't playing at your local cinema? Well, whinge no more, because J. Blakeson's excellent feature debut is coming to UK DVD and Blu-ray on the 4th October. A supremely tight three-hander, with uniformly great...

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED Review

[Tomorrow is the strongest release day of the year and so we are taking the opportunity to pull our reviews of the key new release titles back up to the top of the stack. Yes, I'm aware parts of the...

Gemma Arterton Talks THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED

J Blakeson's twisty UK thriller The Disappearance of Alice Creed has been winning fans for itself around the globe on the festival circuit for the past year and this coming Friday general audiences in North America will finally get the chance to...

Fantasia 2010: THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED Review

[Another consensus pick around these parts, and you'll be hard pressed to find a tighter or leaner thriller chamber-piece.  It makes a stop on its festival circuit at Fantasia before it gets a full commercial release.  Here is James' review...