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Review: ANGELICA, Sex, Or The Lack Thereof, Ectoplasmic Visions and Hysteria In A Victorian Gothic

Sex, or the lack of thereof, visions and hysteria in the Lichtenstein┬┤s slow-burning Victorian gothic plays as a home invasion subgenre albeit transferred on the protagonist┬┤s mind follows a downward spiral of hysteria and paralyzing paranoia with a rich inventory of phallic symbols

10+ Years Later: DONNIE DARKO, the Boy Who Leapt Through Time

[note: the write-up below only takes the theatrical cut of Donnie Darko into consideration. I have not seen the director’s cut nor read Kelley’s The Donnie Darko Book] When Kojima Hideo released Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater in 2004...

Destroy All Monsters: Gazing At THE NEON DEMON

Spoilers for The Neon Demon, which I recommend everyone see at least twice. Looking is everything in Nicolas Winding Refn's The Neon Demon. Besides being the kind of cinematic scopophilia masterpiece that we only seem to get every couple of...

Interview: Nicolas Winding Refn & Elle Fanning Talk THE NEON DEMON and the Art of Rewriting

On a balmy afternoon in the Silver Lake neighborhood in Los Angeles, ScreenAnarchy joined a few hipster film journos on a trip to a castle at the top of a hill. Inside the castle filled with taxidermied beasts, Nicolas Winding...

Have Your Say: What Is Your Favorite Nicolas Winding Refn Film?

Last week, Nicolas Winding Refn's The Neon Demon went into limited release in North America, to mixed results and a disappointing box office. Film critics are divided as well, some calling it the year's best, others calling it a shallow...

Review: THE NEON DEMON, Beauty Is Fleeting

If beauty is fleeting, is there anything more precious than protecting it while it lasts? If all you have going for yourself is the outer shell, to what lengths would you go to in order to keep your specialness? Does...

Cannes 2016 Review: THE NEON DEMON, A Dark, Seductive Symphony

If beauty is fleeting, is there anything more precious than protecting it while it lasts? If all you have going for yourself is the outer shell, to what lengths would you go to in order to keep your specialness? Does...

THE NEON DEMON First Trailer: Are You Kidding Me?

The first trailer for Nicolas Winding Refn's The Neon Demon looks freaking amazing. (Full disclosure: This is a personal reaction based on less than two minutes of artfully arranged footage, tied together with haunting music.) Just announced for the Cannes...

THE HANDMAIDEN, THE NEON DEMON, AMERICAN HONEY, CAFE SOCIETY And More At Cannes 2016

After a late start, the press conference for the Cannes Film Festival gave cinephiles a treasure-trove of amazing films to be screening at in the main festival next month. There are some familiar faces, such as The Dardenne Brothers, Woody...

10 CENT PISTOL: Exclusive Clip From Director Of BROOKLYN'S FINEST

Michael C. Martin's 10 Cent Pistol will be out in cinemas and on VOD on July 24th. We have an exclusive clip to share with you. In this clip Jena Malone (Inherent Vice) puts the moves on Thomas Ian Nicholas...

BONE TOMAHAWK: Check The First Poster Art For The Kurt Russell Western

Photos of iconic actor Kurt Russell and his crazy sideburns did the rounds online not so long ago and if you were struck wondering what had prompted Russell's extreme facial hair, here's your answer. Russell is currently starring with Patrick...

THE NEON DEMON: Keanu Reeves And Christina Hendricks Join Refn's Horror Flick

Keanu Reeves and Christina Hendricks have joined the cast of Nicolas Winding Refn's female-centered horror film The Neon Demon, according to Variety. The report also states that Jena Malone and a second Aussie actress, Bella Heathcote, are also part of the...

Abbey Lee Added To Nicolas Winding Refn's THE NEON DEMON

Abbey Lee, the Australian model turned actress, is in talks to join Nicolas Winding Refn's upcoming film The Neon Demon, according to Deadline. She will star with Elle Fanning, who joined the production not too long ago. In Neon Demon, she plays a cool...

NEON DEMON: Elle Fanning To Star In Nicolas Winding Refn's Horror Flick

According to a report over at The Wrap Elle Fanning (Maleficent, Twixt) is in negotiations to star in Nicolas Winding Refn's upcoming female-driven horror film, Neon Demon. Fanning will play an aspiring model who is caught in a world of...

Nicolas Winding Refn's Next Is Horror Picture THE NEON DEMON

It's amazing, really, that it's taken this long for Denmark's Nicolas Winding Refn - a man who has gone on record repeatedly naming The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as the greatest film ever made - to direct a horror film....

Review: TEENAGE Is A Fascinating Look At The Emergence Of A Cultural Norm

Who are these fickle lords of pop culture? Where did they come from? Though the awkward age has by now been institutionalized as a demographic concept with immense cultural power (see: Beiber, Demigod), "teenager" is a relatively new social concept...

Weinberg Reviews IN OUR NATURE, a Low-Key Character Film That Rings True

Sometimes you're just in the mood for a low-budget, four-character indie film in which a few flawed but very relatable folks deal with their low-key stresses, concerns, and issues in a way that, at the very least, rings true and,...