Tag: peterstrickland

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...

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...

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...

TIFF 2012 Review: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO Makes You Lean Forward and Listen

There is a key to unlocking Peter Strickland's dense and puzzling Berberian Sound Studio.  A line of dialogue that comes from the director of the film within the film.  A slip of the tongue.  In movies about sound, or more...

MIFF 2012 Review: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

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

Ultra Stylish Trailer For Peter Strickland's Neo-Giallo BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

Fans of classic giallo may very well have something new to love in Peter Strickland's Berberian Sound Studio.  Backed by Warp Films, the Katalin Varga director has taken a wildly different direction with his sophomore film - one that delights...

KATALIN VARGA Director Peter Strickland Enters The BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

God bless this current mini-resurgence of giallo inspired films. It brought us Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani's stunning Amer and now Peter Strickland - the acclaimed director of Katalin Varga - is getting in on the act as well. Now...