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Fantasia 2019 Review: COME TO DADDY Delights in Putting Elijah Wood Through The Ringer

I am drawn to father-son stories like a moth to flame. The difficult communication barriers, awkward processing of emotion. The silence and the rage. In the movies, these stories often culminate in the father expressing a deep pride or love...

FrightFest 2019 Announces Opening and Closing Night Films

The UK's biggest horror film festival has just announced the opening and closing night films for its 20th anniversary. The Ant Timpson thriller Come to Daddy starring Elijah Wood will open the show, while Abner Pastoll's bloody Belfast crime story...

Overlook 2019: New Orleans Fest to Open With Jarmusch, Close with THE LODGE (Plus Everything In Between)

One of our absolute favorite festivals has just announced their lineup and it is another doozy! Get ye to New Orleans May 30 to June 2 for the 2019 Overlook Film Festival, "A 4-Day Celebration of All Things Horror." The festival...

Sundance 2017 Review: I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE, One Hell of a Ride

Most of us met Macon Blair onscreen as a the bearded, disheveled lead of Blue Ruin. Homeless and hapless, the character soon evolved into one of the more startling and indelible in indie cinema, a bravado performance that justifiably gained...

I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE Trailer: People Are Assholes

Macon Blair is best known to audiences for his incredible performances in Jeremy Saulnier's films (Blue Ruin, Green Room). Given their work, it seems fitting that Blair would eventually get behind the camera. His directorial debut (which premieres at Sundance...

HumanSide Podcast: Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller Talk THE GREASY STRANGLER

Sitting down with the Spectrevision team to talk about anything is fun. Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller are nothing if not enthusiastic about film. They also think long and hard about the projects they put the Spectrevision...

Fantastic Fest's Film Market First Wave & Special Guests Revealed!

Oh hey, so Fantastic Fest will be back next month to thrill, overfeed, and exhaust Austin --- and I mean that in the best possible way. This festival is one of my absolute favorites and I'm proud to be repping...

Chattanooga 2016: A Chat With The Producers Of THE GREASY STRANGLER

Good God! Where to start in discussing Jim Hosking's feature debut, The Greasy Strangler? Let’s try the plot. Um… Okay, The Greasy Strangler is about a father-son relationship: Big Ronnie and his chip off the old block, Big Brayden, roommates...

DIRK GENTLY: JUPITER ASCENDING's Samuel Barnett Cast In Title Role?

Deadline is reporting that Jupiter Ascending star Samuel Barnett has been cast in the titular role of BBC America's Dirk Gentley series. The British actor joins Elijah Wood in the series to be written by Max Landis (Chronicle and American...

Elijah Wood Is Not Side-Kicking In BBC America's DIRK GENTLY Series

Nope. Elijah Wood is definitely not side-kicking in Max Landis' Dirk Gently series coming up from BBC America. Nope. Not even the report from Deadline last night can convince us of that.    According to this so-called article Wood will play...

Review: THE LAST WITCH HUNTER, A Brightly Burning Candle

A good, fun ride for what it is, The Last Witch Hunter is the kind of movie that starts to fall apart as soon as the credits roll. Perhaps the closest, easiest comparison is to Tommy Wirkola's Hansel & Gretel:...

Review: SET FIRE TO THE STARS, A Tribute To A Poet, Poetry, And Cinema

It isn't easy to portray the literary arts on screen. Apart from having someone recite from a book (which can become tedious), the challenge becomes how to find the connection between the writer being portrayed, their work, and how that...

Stanley Film Festival 2015 Interview: The Minds Behind SpectreVision

[photo by Jessica Barnthouse/Wicked Bird Media]Winners of the Stanley Film Festival's 2014 Visionary Award, production company SpectreVision blazed back into Estes Park, CO, to present a new cut of their feral child horror-comedy, Cooties. (The film originally debuted at Sundance 2014....

Stanley Film Festival 2015 Interview: Directors Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion Talk COOTIES

[Cooties directors Jonathan Milott, left, and Cary Murnion, right. Photo by Jessica Bartnhouse/Wicked Bird Media.]Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion have gone from sentient boobs to creating a good horror comedy to zombie children. Next, they'll terrorize Jane Levy on set this...

Stanley Film Fest 2015 Review: COOTIES Is Icky, Side-Splitting Fun

After a taxing day of travel, my fellow festival brethen and I were already exhausted, but looking for some big flick fun. The Stanley's opening night film, Cooties sold out. Thankfully, there was a press screening and the opening night...

Stanley Film Fest 2015: COOTIES Will Open Colorado Fest

We've made it pretty clear we are big fans of the Stanley Film Fest over the last few announcements of the Film Lineup and the Events Lineup. Today brings one more piece of news and it's that Cooties will be...

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Alex de la Iglesia's THE OXFORD MURDERS!

Hey, Toronto! ScreenAnarchy is proud to present Dancing With The Devil - an extensive retrospective of Spanish maverick Alex de la Iglesia unspooling at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Things continue this week with a February 8th screening of his The...

THE GREASY STRANGLER: Wood, Timpson, League and Wheatley Put A Death Choke On Jim Hosking's Feature Debut

I've asked enough people who make their living in film, and they almost all agree that it is great when you can work with your friends. Sure, there are other instances when working with your friends has ground potentially awesome...

Review: SET FIRE TO THE STARS is Cinematic Poetry and Rage

It isn't easy to portray the literary arts on screen. Apart from having someone recite from a book (which can become tedious), the challenge becomes how to find the connection between the writer being portrayed, their work, and how that...

Review: OPEN WINDOWS Thrills And Chills

Early on in Open Windows, Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo invites easy comparisons to Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window, but then, pardon the expression, he throws them out the window. What begins as an homage quickly morphs into a thriller with its...