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Friday One Sheet: THE FRENCH DISPATCH

The French Dispatch of The Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun, has this piece of delightful Wes Anderson clutter (in title and design) slash dollhouse-diorama as its first piece of key art. What has become the norm for the filmmaker, is to...

New York 2017 Review: LADY BIRD Emerges

What separates Lady Bird from other exemplary entries into the beloved coming of age genre, besides its superficial differences, is the personality and layered nuance that Gerwig offers her craft, allowing for an experience that feels fresh in the face of every cliché it transcends.

LADY BIRD Trailer: Greta Gerwig Goes Autobiographical in Directorial Debut

A24 Films have released the first trailer for Greta Gerwig's directorial debut, Lady Bird. The film, which Gerwig also wrote, stars Saoirse Ronan (Hanna) who plays a girl on the threshold of adult life who yearns to escape her roots...

Cannes 2014 Review: LOST RIVER, Or Ryan Gosling's Memorably Weird Thesis Film

The answer to the question can Ryan Gosling direct is a resounding 'Sort of.' Lost River is an unwieldy mess of a film, all over the place, scatterbrained, entropic. You could even go so far as to call it an...

Meet the Grand Cast of THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

I'm very tempted to go to Berlinale in February just to see Wes Anderon's new film The Grand Budapest Hotel open the festival. Past romance, part Agatha Christie-style mystery, Anderson has gathered some of his usual troupe (Jason Schwartzman, Bill...

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)...

Watch The Trailer For Wes Anderson's GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

Many love him. Many hate him. And after the runaway success of Moonrise Kingdom, director Wes Anderson is back with The Grand Budapest Hotel. Written, directed and produced by Anderson from an original story by Anderson and Hugo Guinness, The...

TIFF 2013 Review: HOW I LIVE NOW Does Young Adult Better Than Most

It's hard to throw a stone in Hollywood without hitting a Young Adult novel turned quickly-optioned screenplay. Nine times out of ten the story involves mythological creatures or futuristic themes. So you would be forgiven for dismissing the big...

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...

LOVING VINCENT Concept Trailer: Van Gogh's Life and Death Become an Animated Murder Mystery

Here's one of the more intriguing projects I've come across recently: A "murder mystery" about Vincent Van Gogh which uses animation to bring the master's paintings to life on screen. Based on the the concept trailer for Loving Vincent, the mystery...

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...