Tag: panoscosmatos

Blood Window Pinamar 2019: Second Annual Genre Fest Invades The Small Town in Coastal Argentina

Our friends at Blood Window in Argentina are once again preparing to roll into the coastal town of Pinamar, a little south of Buenos Aires, for the sophomore run of The Fantasy and Horror Film Festival Blood Window Pinamar.   ...

Eric Ortiz's Favorite Movies Of 2018

After watching 133 new releases over the past 12 months, it’s certainly time to chime in, for what it’s worth, with my list of personal favorites. I live in Mexico City, therefore several 2017 titles are here. On the other...

Notes on Streaming: MANDY Gets Reckless, THE WORLD IS YOURS Stays Cool

Busting out of the gate at Sundance this past January, Panos Cosmatos' Mandy, starring Nicolas Cage, drew huge attention, especially, I suspect, from those who had disregarded Beyond the Black Rainbow, which was gorgeous and haunting in both spirit and...

Los Cabos 2018 Preview: 10 Films Not To Miss At The Mexican Film Festival

The seventh edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival has one of the most impressive lineups of a Mexican film festival in recent memory. Kicking off next Wednesday, November 7, with the gala of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, Los...

Blu-ray Review: MANDY Now on Home Video of the Mind

Mandy is a wondrous feast for the eyes and the subconscious, as we all well know by now. Panos Cosmatos’ film has defied the wasteland that has become the theatrical release landscape by finding fans far and wide clamoring at...

Phenomena 2018: New Genre Fest Debuts in São Paulo And Paraty, Brazil

We have some new friends in the City of Drizzle, São Paulo, Brazil. We were introduced to the fine folks from Cine Phenomena, a monthly film club in the city, and this wwek they are about to launch their brand...

Full Programme Announced For Celluloid Screams 2018

Seems we are a bit behind on announcing the lineup of one of key UK stops on the festival circuit during the Autumn months. Celluloid Screams in Sheffield announced their lineup earlier this month and they were kind enough to...

Interview: Panos Cosmatos on MANDY and His Mythical Realm of the Imaginary

In the final part of Panos Cosmatos' first film, Beyond the Black Rainbow, there is a sequence that presents a quintessential scenario of horror films: two long-haired friends listen to heavy metal music in the middle of nowhere, while they...

Review: MANDY, Evil Lurks in a Fever Dream Starring Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough star in Panos Cosmatos' feast of visual delights.

Listen: Powerful First MANDY Track by the Late Jóhann Jóhannsson

Lakeshore Records and Invada have released the first track from Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson's forthcoming Mandy soundtrack. The powerful piece titled "Children of the New Dawn" marks a tough reminder of the talent cinema (and the world) lost when Jóhannsson...

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Full Lineup For 2018

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) today announced a full programme of genre treats ahead of their July 6th start date. In addition to the previously announced world-first focus on genre films of New Zealand and the festival's highlighting of...

Sundance 2018 Review: MANDY, a Revenge-filled Feast of Visual Delights

In describing Panos Cosmatos' Mandy, the first word that comes to mind is 'admiration.' The picture reflects the singular, unique, and uncompromising vision of its director. Producing an auteur-driven horror film is an admirable feat in a business that often...

Filmmakers Panos Cosmatos, Abner Pastoll, Joachim Lafosse and Jacques Audiard Win Investment

Belgium's Wallimage has awarded four filmmakers significant project investment in the company's highly competitive 85th year of helping to bolster its local film industry. Two genre films in particular have caught our attention with Wallimage's support becoming a crucial vote...

MANDY: (Battle Axes + Demon Bikers + Nicolas Cage) x Panos Cosmatos = Take Our Money!

News from Deadline this morning is that Beyond the Black Rainbow's Panos Cosmatos will be giving to us a piece of cinematic (black) magic, maybe delivered by the gods, or demons, we do not really care as this point.   ...

BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW Soundtrack Hits Vinyl. Buy It. Play It. Turn It Up.

As those who know me will tell you, when not busy being a movie geek I spend rather a lot of time being a music geek. And from time to time these two interests intersect, which makes Todd a happy...

Fantastic Animated Tribute To BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW

Back in 2011 we were treated to one of the greatest visions of science fiction cinema has seen in quite some time. Still criminally underseen, Panos Cosmatos' debut feature is an absolute masterpiece of audio-visual design and hypnotic psychedelia. If...

Blu-ray Review: BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW Is Everything And Nothing Like You'd Expect

There has been no shortage of digital ink spilled at ScreenAnarchy regarding Panos Cosmatos' psychedelic future-shock mind fuck, Beyond the Black Rainbow, and as such, I had some pre-conceived notions going in to this viewing. I was expecting an homage...

Magnet Releasing Brings BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW Home On September 11th

I missed the film at Fantastic Fest 2011, I missed it when it played a week long run here in Dallas, but I'll be damned if I'm going to miss Panos Cosmatos' Beyond the Black Rainbow when it hits home...

ScreenAnarchy's Review Roundup: BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW, a Bold and Ethereal Head Trip

After a successful run on the festival circuit, Beyond the Black Rainbow begins a limited theatrical release in the U.S. on Friday. Filled with many gorgeous, perplexing wonders, the film fairly well demands that it be experienced in a cinema,...

Enter The New Age Of Englightenment With The Full Trailer For BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW

ScreenAnarchy has been very outspoken in its love for Panos Cosmatos' Beyond The Black Rainbow over the past year, the retro futurist picture serving up pure hallucinogenic eye candy.The good folks at Magnet are gearing up for a limited theatrical...