Tag: family

Hot Docs 2018 Review: CERES Connects Children to the Land

With so much of the worlds population living in cities, where all the food comes from the grocery store, or some variant of urban market, immediate, highly proximate documentaries such as Janet Van den Bran's Ceres are essential. She follows...

Review: Netflix's A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS Season Two

When we last left the Baudelaire orphans, after a series of ‘Unfortunate Events’ with their previous guardians and near misses evading Count Olaf, Mr. Poe had dropped them off at Prufrock Preparatory School. Moved in to the Orphan Shack, teaming...

THE OTHER SIDE OF PORCUPINE LAKE: Doc About Ingrid Veninger's Coming of Age Movie Debuts in Whistler

Julian Papas' behind the scenes documentary, The Other Side of Porcupine Lake, follows Ingrid Veninger as she works on her sixth feature film, Porcupine Lake. We have been given a short clip to share with you which you will find...

AnarchyVision: #TIFF17 Edition!

A look at a slew of Toronto International Film festival (TIFF) films, from Darren Aronofsky's Mother! to the fantastic I, Tonya, The Shape of Water and Jane, as well as Canadian indie Porcupine Lake....

Interview: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM NY Press with Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Director David Yates and More

The filmmakers behind Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first spinoff of the incredibly successful Harry Potter series, apparated in New York City to meet the press.  I knew exactly where to find stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston,...

Children And Puppets In Space! Watch The UPP I DET BLA (UP IN THE SKY) Trailer!

There's an obvious comparison to be made between The Muppets and Swedish writer-director Petter Lennstrad's upcoming Upp i det blå (Up In The Sky) but how likely would Kermit and Company be to include a gag featuring one of their...

LATE BLOOMER: "We Got One!" Exclusive Clip For You

Momentum Pictures will release Kevin Pollack's Late Bloomer in select U.S. cinema and On Demand / Digital HD tomorrow, Friday, October 7th. ScreenAnarchy has been given an exclusive clip to share with you. You can watch it and the trailer...

Gamera Obscura: A Triple Feature of STRANGER THINGS, PETE'S DRAGON, and THE WITCH

When you’ve seen way too many movies and TV shows, unlikely double and triple features start to suggest themselves. Any cinephile can tell you that—or, actually, they don’t need to. You know it already. How your brain is constantly programming,...

Review: KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Makes Thrilling Music

In ancient Japan, strange things are afoot. Magic, both good and bad, is coming to a head as a particularly animated supernatural dysfunctional family prepares for their grand showdown. Of course, “good” and “bad” are in the eye of the...

Review: PETE'S DRAGON Doesn't Drag On

Does anyone remember Pete’s Dragon? I’m talking about the original version, an old-school blending of live action and cell animation delivering the titular human kid and cartoon dragon. By all appearances, it was the exact kind of thing that Disney...

Melbourne 2016 Review: WHAT'S IN THE DARKNESS Reveals Deeply Ambiguous Nostalgia

What's in the Darkness is a murder mystery, a coming-of-age film and a directorial debut for Wang Yichun. Unfortunately, its poor direction and muddled plot uses far too many metaphors for what is really going on. This deeply nostalgic film is...

Hey Australia! Win A LETTER TO MOMO and THE BOY AND THE BEAST Prize Packs!

To celebrate the Australian release of the excellent anime films A Letter To Momo and The Boy And The Beast on home video, distributor Madman is giving you the chance to win one of FIVE double packs consisting of the films...

Review: MY LOVE, DON'T CROSS THAT RIVER, Gentle, Elegant And Genuinely Moving

He was 98. She was 89. They were married for 76 years, had 12 children, six of whom died during their childhood.   That is the story of Jo Byeong-man and Kang Gye Yeol, as told in director Jin Mo-young's...

Review: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS, Funnier Than The First One

Superman had it easy. He was a superpowered immigrant who came to America as an infant in the 1930s, and made his big-screen debut in animated shorts in 1941. By 1978, most people never thought about him. Comic books were...

Have Your Say: The Best Story Ever Worth Adapting To Film From A Videogame

Adaptations are often vilified, but few as much as videogame adaptations. On paper such adaptations may seem to make sense: both videogames and movies are highly visual media, and both often have a narrative guiding the viewer. So where's the...

Out Now On Blu-ray: A LETTER TO MOMO Looks Neat And Crisp

To say that we're fans of Okiura Hiroyuki is an understatement, to say we wish he'd make more films even more so. While his hands have been all over some of anime's best known classics, and his career includes working...

Exclusive Trailer: AFTER THE REALITY, In The Grip of Grief And A Reality Show

Set to enjoy its world premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival as the Gala opening night film on April 21, After the Reality stars Matthew Morrison, Sarah Chalke, Jon Dore, Aimee Garcia, John Heard and Jane Lynch in a...

Review: JACK OF THE RED HEARTS Means Well, But Falls Flat

It's not easy to make a film about a particular issue prevelant in society - be it an illness, a social problem, a political situation - and make it dramatically interesting. This is especially true if the issue is one...

Berlinale 2016 Review: THE WORLD OF US, A Complex And Compelling Children's Tale

Following the enormous promise shown in her terrific shorts Guest (2011) and Sprout (2013), director Yoon Ga-eun delivers in spades with her feature-length debut The World of Us, a beautiful look at the undulating friendships and rivalries between a trio...

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS: Watch The Full Trailer For Laika's Latest Stop Motion Spectacular

Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls lead animator Travis Knight graduates up to the director's chair on Kubo And The Two String, the latest from stop motion animation house Laika. And, true to typical Laika form, it looks absolutely gorgeous. Clever,...