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Netflix & Chills: STREAM. SCREAM. REPEAT.

This is a public service announcement. As the horror-day season approaches many of us like to line up the thirty-one days of October with a killer line-up or horror delights. Netflix would like to remind you that they have a...

Review: CHRISTINE, An Essential Report on the Art of Self-Destruction

A finely measured paranoia and depression weighs heavily at the heart of Antonio Campos' third feature, with Rebecca Hall giving a career best performance as ambitious and self-destructive news reporter Christine Chubbock.

Sundance 2016 Review: CHRISTINE, A Report On The Art Of Self-Destruction

Performance>Perfection>Breakdown.

No. That's not right. Run the film again. What do we see: A woman in her late twenties, dark hair, big eyes, tall; walking down the halls of a TV station. Take the splicer to the footage. Chop it in...

MOOD INDIGO And ZERO THEOREM To Open Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival

The Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival announced the first four titles of this year's lineup for our festival. Formerly the Dark Bridges Film Festival, we announced these four titles the other night during a screening of Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer at our home...

COLD IN JULY: Watch The UK Trailer For Jim Mickle's Gritty Thriller

Quite possibly the most widely acclaimed US director to not yet break through in a significant way on his home soil, Jim Mickle boasts multiple selections to Cannes and Sundance on his resume without a single one of his films...

Review: COLD IN JULY, Dank And Sweaty And Fabulous

Stake Land and We Are What We Are director Jim Mickle exits his customary horror territory and heads for something altogether darker with grimy crime thriller Cold In July. Adapted from the novel by Joe R Lansdale, Cold In July...

COLD IN JULY: Watch The Gritty US Trailer For Jim Mickle's Latest

Yeah, we've got a thing for Jim Mickle around these parts. That's because he's very, very good with a filmography that dives deep into the seedy underbelly of Americana. that Mickle hasn't really broken through to a mass audience yet...

Nick Damici And Jim Mickle Developing Lansdale's HAP AND LEONARD Novels For Small Screen

Break out the Dr. Pepper and vanilla cookies! Nick Damici and Jim Mickle, the duo behind the big screen adaptation of Joe R. Lansdale's novel Cold in July, are working to bring the author's Hap and Leonard series to the...

Jim Mickle Finds It Is COLD IN JULY With IFC Films

News out of Park City today is that one of our favorite directors, Jim Mickle (We Are What We Are and Stakeland), will see IFC Films release his latest film Cold In July this summer. IFC bought the North American...

Sundance 2014 Review: COLD IN JULY Is Dank And Sweaty And Fabulous

Stake Land and We Are What We Are director Jim Mickle exits his customary horror territory and heads for something altogether darker with grimy crime thriller Cold In July. Adapted from the novel by Joe R Lansdale, Cold In July...

Sundance Speed Dating with... COLD IN JULY Director Jim Mickle

Jim Mickle returns to Sundance for the second year in a row following his 2013 critical smash We Are What We Are, which also played at Cannes Director's Fortnight prior to its theatrical release this year by eOne. This year...

TIFF 2013 Review: KILL YOUR DARLINGS Presents A Woefully Clumsy And Shallow Hagiography Of The Beat Generation

Seldom, if ever, has a film taken such potent source material as does John Krokidas' Kill Your Darlings and proven itself so completely and utterly clueless as to what to do with it. Krokidas here tackles the rise of the...

Review: DEXTER S7E12, SURPRISE MOTHERFUCKER (Or, A Strong Conclusion To An Inconsistent And Frustrating Season)

For those keeping track of such things, yes. You are correct. ScreenAnarchy gave a miss to reviewing Dexter for the past couple weeks because, quite frankly, after all the truncated storylines and soap opera diversions and struggles to maintain any...