Tag: joshuaoppenheimer

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Tops Online Critics Awards

George Miller's action epic continues to pick up steam in awards season as it was named Best Film of 2015 today by the Online Film Critics Society, of which a number of ScreenAnarchy's contributors are members. Miller also nabbed the...

Review: THE LOOK OF SILENCE Mixes Journalism, Art, And Sophisticated Storytelling

Since I saw it back at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act Of Killing has lived up to my early impression, namely, that it is truly one of the great films of all time, documentary...

Calgary Underground Film Festival Unveils 2015 Lineup

With its Oil barons and gleaming skyscrapers, Calgary, Alberta might be a lot like Canada's Houston, but between April 13th to 19th it'll be a heck of a lot more like Austin or Park City as their 12th annual Underground...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks Toronto 2014: IMITATION GAME, LOOK OF SILENCE And More

Another Toronto International Film Festival wraps up, and we look at some of the award winning films, such as The Imitation Game and Felix & Meira, and talk about the remarkable documentary The Look Of SilenceVideo embedded below...

Toronto 2014 Review: THE LOOK OF SILENCE Is A Film For The Ages

Since I saw it back at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act Of Killing has lived up to my early impression - that the work is truly one of the great films of all time,...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber's Top 5 Films of 2013

It's that time of year for lists, and I completely admit that I'm quite loose with my selections, sometimes providing different answers for different contexts. Having to pick only five, I chose one doc, one Canadian film, and three films...

BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN Tops European Film Award Nominations

Felix van Groeningen's Broken Circle Breakdown looks to win big at the European Film Awards where it tops the list of nominations with five including Best European Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay.Other familiar titles include...

Drafthouse Films Releases THE ACT OF KILLING For Free In Indonesia

In a move that has to be applauded and admired, Drafthouse Films has announced that it will make Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act of Killing available to watch for free to the people of Indonesia in perpetuity.From September 30, Drafthouse will make...

Melbourne 2013 Dispatch, Day 3: Kurdish Cowboys, Restricted Rebellion And Traumatic Horrors

Welcome to my coverage of the Melbourne International Film Festival. I aim to bring you daily updates over the next 17 days of the definitive three or four films that certainly got my attention, as well as links to past...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks ACT OF KILLING, ONLY GOD FORGIVES, RED 2, And More

Busy week, with lots of decent (and a few not-so-decent!) releases. One of the most important docs of the last decade, The Act Of Killing finally opens wide this week, after screening last September at the Toronto International Film Festival.Ryan Reynolds...

Review: THE ACT OF KILLING Induces Nightmares From Real Life

Easily one of this decade's most important and most harrowing documentaries, The Act of Killing is a shattering take on the nature of evil. The conceit of the documentary is unique to the form. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer traveled to Indonesia...

Watch Two Clips From Acclaimed Documentary THE ACT OF KILLING

Joshua Oppenheimer's acclaimed documentary The Act Of Killing begins a theatrical run that will take it to thirty cities across America tomorrow and a pair of clips from the film have been released to show audiences why the film has...

Art Doesn't Matter...Until It Does: Joshua Oppenheimer on THE ACT OF KILLING

When I first watched The Act of Killing in March, I predicted that it would be a hard film to beat as the best film of the year. I still stand by that statement. It's an astonishing film that needs...

DocsBarcelona 2013 Awards Top Prize To THE ACT OF KILLING

Already feted in Berlin, Telluride and reviewed by Jason Gorber at TIFF for ScreenAnarchy last year, The Act of Killing continues to impact on jury members and festival goers alike.  This time, DocsBarcelona wrapped up five days of shenanigans by...

Watch The US Trailer For Documentary THE ACT OF KILLING

As our friends at Drafthouse Films continue to diversify their slate of film acquisitions, Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary The Act of Killing will begin a limited theatrical run on July 19th in New York. It will then go on a later Summer...

Drafthouse Films Picks Up THE ACT OF KILLING

One of the most powerful, most important documentaries I've ever seen, the Herzog/Morris produced film The Act of Killing has been acquired by Drafthouse films.As I stated in my review from TIFF, The Act of Killing "is more horrifying than...

TIFF 2012 Review: THE ACT OF KILLING

Easily one of this decade's most important and most harrowing documentaries, The Act of Killing is a shattering take on the nature of evil.The conceit of the documentary is unique to the form - filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer traveled to Indonesia...

Review: DYLAN DOG: DEAD OF NIGHT Blu-Ray

The Movie I really want Brandon Routh to land in a big way with audiences. He was one of the brightest spots in Scott Pilgrim, his cameo in the otherwise bland Zack and Miri Make a Porno was a real...

Contest: Win DYLAN DOG: DEAD OF NIGHT on Blu-Ray

We've got another quick contest for you--this time for one of two Blu-ray copies of the supernatural comedy, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night. First, the official synopsis of the film: Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) stars as Dylan Dog, a supernatural...

First Footage From Kevin Munroe's DYLAN DOG: DEAD OF NIGHT

Sad as it is to say, the simple fact that Kevin Munroe's Dylan Dog: Dead of Night has been in the works for as long as it has without being able to attract a distributor on these shores probably tells...