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Mel Gibson And Vince Vaughn Join S. Craig Zahler's DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE

From the crop of American filmmakers who have impressed the Screen Anarchy family in recent years with their debut feature films, S. Craig Zahler's Bone Tomahawk was no exception. It was dark, nasty and the violence in the latter half...

Review: HACKSAW RIDGE, A Pacifist in Mel Gibson's War

The true-life story of Desmond T. Doss comes vividly to life in Hacksaw Ridge, a biographical picture directed by Mel Gibson that features a soulful performance by Andrew Garfield. Solid and stirring -- and very respectful -- the movie begins...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See Mel Gibson's BLOOD FATHER in Cinemas!

Mel Gibson returns to the big screen with a new action thriller, Blood Father. The film is based on a novel by Peter Craig, who wrote the superb screenplay for Ben Affleck’s The Town.     When his teenage daughter...

Blowing Things Up In Praise Of Pacifism, Here Comes The HACKSAW RIDGE Trailer

Has Mel Gibson been forgiven? And is his Hacksaw Ridge the most violent movie ever made in praise of pacifism? Well, judging from the fact that Gibson's name never appears in the new trailer for his upcoming Hacksaw Ridge -...

Fantasia 2016: Third Wave Unleashes an Embarrasment of Riches, Including Virtual Reality Projects, Special Guests & More

Wow. If you know Fantasia, then you know that this festival is among the heavy hitters in the world of genre films. Every year, this festival gets bigger and better --- which always seems impossible, yet it happens. This July...

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To See Kurt Russell, Mel Gibson And Michelle Pfeiffer On The Big Screen In TEQUILA SUNRISE!

Hey, Toronto! The ScreenAnarchy-curated Kurt Russell retrospective Russellmania: The Legend Of Kurt Russell continues Saturday with a screening of Chinatown scribe Robert Towne's directorial effort Tequila Sunrise!After breaking into the mainstream with Overboard Russell became a sought-after commodity for A-list...

SXSW 2015: George Miller Introduces THE ROAD WARRIOR And Previews MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Seeing George Miller walk out on stage to introduce The Road Warrior made all my pains go away. A medical doctor turned filmmaker, Miller may not have magical healing powers, but his movies have the capacity to make audiences forget...

The Kids Talk Film: MAD MAX 2: THE ROAD WARRIOR

When the opportunity presented itself to see George Miller's car-pocalypse cult spectacular The Road Warrior on the big screen in Toronto a dodging of the R rating was necessary for Willem (age 11), but his younger sister Miranda (age 9) was...

Hemsworth And Lin Offered LETHAL WEAPON 5

If they're going to continue the Lethal Weapon franchise, this aint a bad way to go about it.The Tracking Board reports that Justin Lin is attached to direct a fifth Lethal Weapon film - titled Lionheart - which will revolve...

The Gang's All Here In These EXPENDABLES 3 Character Posters

Want to get a good look at Sylvester's Stallone's veiny arm, Kelsey Grammar's fishing hat, Wesley Snipes' collection of knives and / or Mel Gibson preparing to say something unprintable? Then look no farther than this collection of Expendables 3...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, Denis' BASTARDS, and More!

Scott's back this week, and we've got a slew of films to talk about. While GRAVITY continues to rule the box office, Hanks makes a fine turn in Captain Phillips. Also chatted about Claire Denis' Bastards (playing Toronto's TIFF Lightbox...

Review: MACHETE KILLS, Drilling Grindhouse Viewers Into Submission

Self-aware, self-referential, and self-abusing, Machete Kills splatters a full load of gooey grindhouse goodness onto the screen even before the main titles roll. Having turned the volume up to 11, however, that leaves more than 100 minutes to be filled...

Morelia 2013 Chingonized: Robert Rodriguez And Danny Trejo In Morelia To Present MACHETE KILLS!

Rumors turned out to be true and Robert Rodriguez is confirmed as special guest for this year's Morelia International Film Festival, kicking off on October 18. During his very first visit to a Mexican film festival, RR won't be alone...

MACHETE KILLS (And Kills And Kills) In This New Red Band Trailer

What's there to say with this one? You've got Robert Rodriguez and Danny Trejo bringing back their popular assassin character. Charlie Sheen... er, excuse me, Carlos Estevez... is the president of the United States. Mel Gibson is the baddy. And...

Fantastic Fest 2013: Tiger Chen Will (Maybe) Kill Tim League While Keanu Reeves Watches

In case you hear about the untimely death of Alamo Drafthouse co-founder Tim League in a couple of weeks, we just want you to be prepared. Among the signature events announced for Fantastic Fest 2013, to be held in Austin,...

Second MACHETE KILLS Trailer Just Feels Tired

Hands up everybody who wants to watch Robert Rodriguez make Twitter jokes while nicking visual gags from Black Dynamite! No? Nobody? Well, then, don't bother watching the new Machete Kills trailer because that's about all it has to offer, which...

World Premiere of MACHETE KILLS To Open Fantastic Fest 2013

Fantastic Fest has announced that the World Premiere of Robert Rodriguez's action-packed sequel Machete Kills will be the opening film at this year's festival. Danny Trejo, the film's eponymous vigilante, will attend the screening on 19 September, along with the...

Danny Trejo Sharpens His Blade In First Teaser For MACHETE KILLS

Danny Trejo is back as Machete and while the first teaser for Robert Rodriguez' latest is holding back on the crazy violence that's only to make room to show off the massive cast and Sophia Vergara's machine gun bra. Yep,...

Wesley Snipes Joins THE EXPENDABLES 3, Mel Gibson Courted To Direct

It's been rumored for ages and now it's official: Sylvester Stallone is being joined by his freshly out of jail Demolition Man costar Wesley Snipes in The Expendables 3. And directing? Well, nobody yet, but Sly knows who he wants...

It's A Wrap! MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Completes Principal Photography

It weathered massive delays due - ironically - to good weather, survived a move to a different continent, and finished out the end of the shoot under the watchful eye of studio bean counters. But the key word in that...