Tag: neiljordan

New Genre on VOD: In Neil Jordan's GRETA, Isabelle Huppert Needs a Friend

Plus: Gaspar Noe's 'Climax' and A.T. White's 'Starfish.'

Friday One Sheet: GRETA

The teaser poster for Neil Jordan's latest thriller, Greta, is going the 'book cover' route in terms of design. That is to say, using icons, the fish hook and the work briefcase. The background is painted with a bold yellow...

The Stack: I DECLARE WAR, BODY BAGS, BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES, And More

I took a week off to prep the Gift Guide, which is shaping up to be a doozy. So is this week's reminder episode of recent home entertainment releases, featuring The Beauty of the Devil (1950) from Rene Clair and (finally)...

Lund 2013: THE WORLD'S END Leads First Wave Of Titles!

As we enter the Fall season there are a number of festivals that we like to keep an eye on. The Lund International Fantastic Film Festival out of Lund, Sweden, just happens to be one of them. LIFFF happens to...

Review: BYZANTIUM, Modern Vampires Stuck Between Worlds

Two sisters try to lay low in Dublin while being pursued by long-coated inspectors. Having committed a rather kinetic and conspicuous murder in the opening sequence of the film, the Webb sisters are actually a pair of highland blood suckers,...

Texas Frightmare Weekend 2013 Brings Lunacy To The Lone Star State Once Again

2013 marks the ninth anniversary of the southwest's biggest horror convention, Texas Frightmare Weekend, and while we at ScreenAnarchy don't typically do a lot of convention coverage apart from San Diego Comic Con, TFW rates as an exception due to...

BYZANTIUM Trailer Beautifully Depicts the Flow of Blood and Time

In a post-Twilight movie landscape, where zombies seem to own the pop cultural zeitgeist for the moment, Neil Jordan's Byzantium is a bit of a curious creature out of time. The film, which played to a muted, somewhat baffled, response...

Brussels 2013 Wrap: Blood, Guts, Singing Filmmakers

During the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, I saw vengeful ghosts, vampire threesomes, transvestite killers, monstrous gorillas, giant spiders and at least a dozen decapitations. Just as entertaining though, were the multiple directors that I saw singing a cappella to...

Film4 FrightFest 2013 Glasgow Announces Line-Up

FrightFest returns to Glasgow this February with another weekend of scares, including UK premieres of Neil Jordan's Byzantium, Eli Roth's Aftershock and much talked of anthology The ABCs Of Death. There's also a retrospective screening of a restored edition of...

TIFF 2012 Review: BYZANTIUM is Stuck Between Worlds

Two sisters try to lay low in Dublin while being pursued by long-coated inspectors. Having committed a rather kinetic and conspicuous murder in the opening sequence of the film, the Webb sisters are actually a pair of highland blood suckers, a 200 year...

Saoirse Ronan And Gemma Arterton Are Vampires On The Prowl In Neil Jordan's BYZANTIUM

It has been a while since The Crying Game and The Butcher Boy director Neil Jordan worked with the sort of dark material where he built his international reputation but that is about to change in a big way.Jordan begins...