Tag: sitges

Sitges 2020: ANONYMOUS ANIMALS Trailer Presents New French Horror

Set to premiere at the Sitges International Film Festival next month, the first trailer for Anomymous Animals presents new French horror in a very dark light. (That's a good thing, by the way.) Written and directed by Baptiste Rouveure, the...

Sitges 2018 Review: KEEP AN EYE OUT, Another Funny, Crazy And Worthy Film By Quentin Dupieux

The first scene of Keep an Eye Out, another crazy film by France’s Quentin Dupieux, evokes that memorable speech from Rubber about how all the great films have stuff with "no reason" to be. That’s because in said sequence, we...

AFTER THE LETHARGY: Get A Taste Of Marc Carrete's Upcoming Chiller

Asmodexia director Marc Carrete returned to the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival this year with a little something new for audiences craving high end scares. Presented as part of the Pitchbox program, Carrete shared a proof of concept trailer for...

L'Etrange Festival 2017 teases first titles, full line-up to come

For more than two decades now, L'Etrange Festival in Paris became one of the most anticipated movie fest in Europe, side by side with other festivals such as SITGES, BIFFF, etc. This year's Etrange Festival will take place from 6th...

Neuchatel 2017 Interview: Takashi Miike on JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE, Joining the Academy and Shooting in Sitges

The 17th Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival is underway this week in the idyllic Swiss city, where Japanese director Takashi Miike is the guest of honour. The prolific auteur behind such classics as Audition, Ichi the Killer and 13 Assassins...

Terror Streams Live In FRAMED Trailer

It was almost exactly a year ago that we shared the proof of concept trailer for Marc Jordan Martinez' Spanish horror Framed and with the film now deep into post-production Martinez debuted the actual trailer for the film late last...

MALWARE: Watch The Proof Of Concept For Spanish SciFi

The Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, the largest and oldest genre festival in Europe, is in full swing and happening right now - literally right now as this publishes - is their Coming Soon program, an exposition of upcoming and...

Sitges 2015 Review: FROM THE DARK Is An Enjoyable, If Repetitive, Ride

Conor McMahon is no stranger here in Sitges. The Irish director already succeeded in winning the audience's affection back in 2012 with Stitches, a film that managed to get as much laughter as jumps and scares. This time he comes back to Sitges with...

Sitges 2015 Announced: COOTIES, VICTORIA, TURBO KID, SUMMER CAMP And More

The first official announcement of titles to be screened at Sitges 2015 was made today, and some incredible films will be making their way to the Catalan coast this October. From 9th to 18th of October, Spanish and international genre...

Sitges 2014 Review: [REC4] Is Still Fun But Overly Familar

It's certainly been a while, but the Sitges Film Festival and its audience hasn't forgotten about REC and the impression it left in its 2007 edition. The film, co-directed by Paco Plaza and Jaume Balagueró won the best director and...

Sitges 2014: Antonio Banderas, AUTOMATA, SPRING, WHEN ANIMALS DREAM, And More

It's mere weeks until the most beautiful corner of Catalunya plays host to hoards of genre film fans (myself included). The latest news from the Sitges Festival announces that Antonio Banderas will receive the Grand Honourary Award for his lifetime...

ALLELUIA, COLD IN JULY, GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE at Sitges 2014

The countdown is on to my favourite festival! Sitges 2014 is on this October 3 - 12 on the sunny shores of the Mediterranean, and the first wave of amazing programing was announced this morning. Among a plethora of titles,...

Sitges 2014 to Open with [REC]4: APOCALYPSE: Watch The New Trailer!

Director Jaume Balagueró was on hand today at the Sitges Film Festival press conference, to present the first trailer for the last film in the [REC] franchise. [REC]4: Apocalypse is set to open the festival, which will run October 3rd -...

Sitges Designated An Oscar Qualifier For Short Films

Big news from the Sitges Film Festival and genre oriented film makers with aspirations for their short films with word that Sitges has now been designated an official qualifier for the American Academy Awards. This means that the winners of...

Sitges 2013 Review: PEOPLE IN PLACES Is An Experimental Charmer

Gente en sitios (People In Places) is the latest movie from Spanish director Juan Cavestany. Cavestany has an extensive background in both cinema and theatre as director and writer, but remains mostly unknown to the general public even in his...

Watch The Trailer For Can Evrenol's BASKIN

Turkey's Can Evrenol has been a regular in the pages of ScreenAnarchy ever since we caught wind of his horrifying short film The Chest way back in 2007 and Evrenol has been turning heads again this year with his latest...

Watch Icelandic Zombie Short UNDYING LOVE Now!

Before we begin let me just say that, yes, this is a shameless self promotion of my own short film that I did two years ago and I'm using ScreenAnarchy, a site that I write for, as a platform to...

Sitges 2013 Review: THE GREEN INFERNO Runs Red With Blood

Eli Roth has been an audience favorite here in Sitges for a long time. It's been more than ten years since Cabin Fever left Sitges fans wanting for more, with some claiming Roth to be the new Raimi. Fortunately Hostel...

Sitges 2013 Review: AMERICAN JESUS, An Outside Look At The Fringe Faces Of Christianity

When an American tells you that they're a Christian, you might need to ask them what denomination, and the answer you get might not be one of the more common ones. In his second feature documentary, Spanish directer Aram Garriga...

Discover Satanism In Sitges

Audiences at the Sitges Film Festival have been spoiled this year, treated to a hysterically funny - in very dry, understated style - series of 'public service announcements' screening before all feature films. This year's festival bumpers perfectly mimic the...