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Fest News: THE BANKER Pulled From World Premiere Slot at AFI Fest

Set to enjoy its world premiere at AFI Fest in Los Angeles tonight, The Banker has been pushed to the back of the line. Apple's first major feature film release, The Banker tells the real-life story of two African-American entrepreneurs...

Review: DARK PHOENIX, Lightly Entertaining

Sophie Turner is the focus of Simon Kinberg's directorial debut as the X-Men saga comes to a conclusion (again).

Review: TOLKIEN, Portrait of a Slowly Boring Talent

Nicholas Hoult stars with Lily Collins in a biographical drama about the writer's younger years, directed by Dome Karukoski.

Review: THE FAVOURITE, Alternative, Off-Beat British Satire

Yorgos Lanthimos, the lauded king of Greek New Wave, seems to be having an indisputable renaissance since he has fallen in with British production company Film4. It may be sad that the director has since struggled to secure financing in...

Venice 2018 Review: THE FAVOURITE, Lanthimos' Sassy, Fresh Period Comedy

Emma Stone, Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz star in the latest film by Yorgos Lanthimos.

Review: In EQUALS, Emotions Are Discovered (Again)

In the future envisioned in Equals, it is as if Jony Ive ended debates on industrial design and all we are left with is Apple monoculture.  Everything is white and smooth surfaced. The architecture is soothingly clean concrete. The film opens...

Review: In X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, Greed Is God

The 1980s are back whether we like it or not. Like Zack Snyder's Watchmen before it, X-Men: Apocalypse adapts mainstream super hero comic book material from the eighties as taking place then. Like that film, it tries hard, but remains...

THE REVENANT And MAD MAX Win Big At BAFTAs

The Revenant continued its run of award-winning form last night, bagging five awards at the BAFTAs in London. In addition to being named Best Film, director Alejandro Inarritu and star Leonardo DiCaprio were also honoured. The film, which also collected...

Trailer: Sex Finds A Way In The Future Dystopia of EQUALS

A future-set love story in a world where emotions have been eradicated, Nicolas Hoult and Kristen Stewart participate in the long tradition of this idea in the history of pop literature, and cinema, from the big dumb action of The...

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Trailer Teases Massive Scale Mutant Action

It's back to the past for the latest of Bryan Singer's X-Men adventures with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender et al donning the suits for X-Men: Apocalypse. And while the titular Apocalypse himself continues to look far more silly than threatening...

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...

Toronto 2015 Review: EQUALS, A Romantic LOGAN'S RUN For Millennials

In the future envisioned in Equals, it is as if Jony Ive ended debates on industrial design and all we are left with is Apple monoculture. Everything is white and smooth surfaced. The architecture is soothingly clean concrete. The film opens with...

Fantasia 2015 Review: DARK PLACES, An Affecting Autopsy Of The 1980s Satanic Panic

1985. In a rural community of Kansas there was a young teenager named Ben Day (Tye Sheridan channelling Ezra Miller) who was very into the punk rock outfit The Misfits. He filled his sketchbooks with black-inked antichrist art, and was accused...

THE CROW: Jack Huston Bows Out Due To Scheduling Conflicts

Breaking news out of the camp for the remake of The Crow is that Boardwalk Empire star Jack Huston has had to leave the production because his calendar is getting full of more important things. Pre-production is currently underway in...

Destroy All Monsters: The Problem With The TOMORROWLAND Thesis

I enjoyed Tomorrowland. There was a joy about the way Brad Bird shot the film that reminded me of early Spielberg, and if the whole thing ends up turning on the audience's willingness to believe that George Clooney has harboured...

Destroy All Monsters: All We Have Are Our Bodies On FURY ROAD

In Mad Max: Fury Road, we get the great existentialist Western of our time. Save one character murmuring prayers in one shot to anyone who will listen, God is not in evidence. The movie is entirely bound up in human...

Cannes 2015 News: George Miller on MAD MAX - "I'd See It In 3D"

During the press conference for (the sublime) Mad Max here at Cannes 2015, ScreenAnarchy asked George Miller directly about his preference for which version of the film he preferred - stereoscopic, or 2D.Due to comments before the film's release...

Review: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, A Tour De Force Masterpiece

How's this for hyperbole: George Miller is the Australian Spielberg. You've got a director with a wide diversity of films (from The Road Warrior to Babe to Happy Feet), all injected with an almost preternaturally gifted ability to have...

X MEN APOCALYPSE: First Look At Jean Grey And Jubilee

As production moves along on X Men Apocalypse director Brian Singer teased our first look at Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) and Jubilee through his Instagram account. Game of Thrones' Turner and newcomer Lana Condor mug for a candid shot, in costume....

Olivia Munn Joins X-MEN APOCALYPSE As Psylocke

Having never been given a fair shot at the mutant game in previous X-Men films things are about to change for a fan favorite character, Psylocke. X-Men Apocalypse director Brian Singer announced today via his Instagram account that Olivia Munn (The...