Tag: peterstrickland

Fantasia 2020 Interview: Director Sidharth Srinivasan Talks KRIYA, Death Rituals and Male Guilt

India’s representative at this year’s (virtual) Fantasia International Film Festival was Kriya, written and directed by Sidharth Srinivasan. At a nightclub party, the DJ, a young man named Neel (Noble Luke), ends up hooking up with a girl (Sitara, played...

Friday One Sheet: IN FABRIC Catalogue Quad

With its faded early 1970s colours, and torn pages, the Quad-Style poster for Peter Strickland's In Fabric is on brand. The film itself has vast, deep elements of catalogue page fetishization, layout, and advertisement of a bygone era of British...

Watch: First IN FABRIC Trailer May Tear Your Soul Apart

Filmmaker Peter Strickland's stock in trade is displayed in fine fashion in the first trailer for In Fabric. The trailer looks moody and unsettling, which is exactly what we might expect based on Strickland's previous two films, the deliriously loopy...

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.   ...

Toronto 2018 Review: IN FABRIC Is More Thriftshop Than Selfridges

Any new Peter Strickland film is cause for celebration. The Berkshire auteur has consistently delivered some of the most delightful unease (and wicked humour) in cult cinema since 2009's Katalin Varga. In Fabric is his most wildly fluctuating film, where the...

THE FIELD GUIDE TO EVIL Gathers Ancient Tales From Around The World

If you, like me, have an interest in dark folklore from around the world then it turns out that you have a shared interest with The ABCs Of Death producers Tim League and Ant Timpson who are revisiting the horror...

Review: THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY, Universal Truths About Mating Rituals

Starting off with what is undoubtedly the opening credit sequence of the year, Peter Strickland's The Duke of Burgundy never ceases to surprise and delight over its 100 minutes, offering a dry but meticulous humour and rhythm. Those credits, offering...

Best Of 2014: Ben Umstead's Reflections And Favorites

As much as I can see 2014 packed to the gills with films people fell head over heels for, many of those mainstream and even ScreenAnarchy favorites will be vacant from this list, simply because I thought this was a...

Joshua Chaplinsky's Favorite Films of 2014

It's that time of year again. When everyone and their mother's nephew's cousin foists their unenlightened opinions on the equally unenlightened masses. Consume, regurgitate, repeat. Why do we do it? You'd be better off asking Why is the sky purple?--because...

THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY: Peter Strickland's Latest Releases A Hypnotic Trailer

Director Peter Strickland turned heads amongst cult film circles with his Berberian Sound Studio, a lushly realized tip of the hat to the classic giallo styles of the 1970s that honored the past while also working in Strickland's own unique...

Toronto 2014 Review: THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY, A Sublime And Specific Sex Comedy

Starting off with what is undoubtedly the opening credit sequence of the year, Peter Strickland's The Duke of Burgundy never ceases to surprise and delight over its 100 minutes, offering a dry but meticulous humour and rhythm. Those credits, offering...

Poster And First Still For BERBERIAN Director's DUKE OF BURGUNDY

Berberian Sound Studio director Peter Strickland is now in post on his new feature, The Duke Of Burgundy, and we've got a look at the first poster and still from the film. Borgen's Sidse Babett Knudsen stars with Chiara d'Anna...

Cineteca Nacional's 55 Muestra: ScreenAnarchy's Top 10 Picks

Cineteca Nacional's 55 Muestra Internacional de Cine begins its activities tonight in Mexico City with a special free screening of the recently restored 35mm print of Julio Bracho's classic Distinto Amanecer (aka Another Dawn), which is celebrating its 70th anniversary....

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks 2 GUNS, BLUE JASMINE and BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

Twitchvision is back after a week's hiatus, and Scott Laurie is back in the anchor chair. We chat about 2 Guns, directed by 101 Reykjavik's Baltasar Kormákur, a decent "Mexican Standoff" film with a refreshingly convoluted plot and fine performance...

Review: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO, A Dark, Haunting Treat

A timid, unsure man named Gilderoy (Toby Jones) has just flown from London to Italy. He shuffles through the corridors of a nearly abandoned building. He is greeted coldly by a detached but beautiful secretary, Elena (Tonia Sotiropoulou), who directs...

5 Most Intriguing Indies In June

We're one month into Hollywood's summer blockbuster season and brave distributors continue to lob independent firecrackers into theatres. Some of the titles I picked last month are now in the process of expanding throughout the U.S., but what's on the...

US Trailer And Poster For Peter Strickland's BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

Peter Strickland's ode to classic giallo film, Berberian Sound Studio hits screens of all shapes and sizes in the US on June 14th when IFC Midnight releases the film in select cinemas, on iTunes and VOD June 14th. And that...

Hey Australia! Win This Awesome BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO DVD/Blu/Vinyl Combo!

Madman Entertainment are releasing the terrifically bizarre Berberian Sound Studio on DVD and Blu-ray on March 13th. To celebrate we are offering four lucky readers based in Australia a DVD or Blu-ray of the film and most awesomely the original soundtrack on...

Shelagh's Intense, Low-Fi Top Films of 2012

This was a great year in film for me, for two big reasons. One: great sci-films are making a comeback, ones that care about story, not just explosions. Two: the classical, cause-and-effect narrative, where the audience is led by the...

BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO Arrives To Baffle Your Senses On UK Blu-Ray and DVD

Arriving on a wave of critical acclaim, Peter Strickland's Berberian Sound Studio hits UK DVD and Blu-ray at the end of the year. A homage of sorts to 70s Italian horror, it stars Toby Jones as Gilderoy, a mild-mannered...