Tag: thriller

Arrow Video Brings Argento's Debut To UHD, Italian Crime Films, MAJOR DUNDEE, THE STYLIST, & Classic Masamura To Blu This June.

Dario Argento's stunning debut, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, flies onto 4K UHD for the first time through Arrow Video, and that's only the beginning! Also coming this summer is an incredible box set of Italian crime films called...

SXSW 2021 Review: SOUND OF VIOLENCE

After surviving a horrible childhood tragedy that took the lives of her whole family, Alexis has been chasing down sounds that help her experience the phenomena called Synesthesia. It is usually an involuntary experience in a second sense. Alexis sees...

Review: PHOBIAS, An Anthology Of Fears

Who doesn’t like a good anthology film? It gives directors a chance to try out new things in a short timeframe, and it gives viewers a chance to discover the work of someone they might have otherwise missed out on....

Shudder in April: Halfway to Halloween Month Returns With CREEPSHOW, THE LAST DRIVE IN, PENNINSULA And so Much More

Wow. March is only 4 days old and already we have an announcement about Shudder's lineup for April. We know March is the one year anniversary of (waves hands around) *THIS* here in North America and we're all eager to...

LOBO FEROZ: Spanish Language Adaptation of BIG BAD WOLVES is Finally Underway

Production has finally begun on Lobo Feroz the Spanish language adaptation of the Israeli revenge thriller Big Bad Wolves. We shared the news with you about this adaptation back in May 2019, but you know, plague and pestilence got in...

Friday One Sheet: THE AMUSEMENT PARK

This surreal poster from designer Aleksander Walijewski echoes the strange feeling of getting a 'new' George A. Romero film nearly four years after the maestro's passing. The film is, of course, not 'new' in the sense that it was made...

RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE Interview: Jay Baruchel On His Potent Horror Debut

Canada’s Jay Baruchel became known as part of the group of young comedians linked to Judd Apatow. In the romantic comedy Knocked Up, for example, he portrayed one of the friends of the protagonist played by Seth Rogen. He later...

Review: I CARE A LOT, Come for Rosamund Pike's Performance, Stay for the Wicked Satire

The Trump Era may be officially over, but Trump’s legacy of greed, corruption, and malfeasance lives on in J Blakeson’s (Gunpowder, The Disappearance of Alice Creed) scabrous, scathing satire, I Care a Lot, a not particularly deep, if viciously funny,...

RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE Giveaway: Win a Blu-Ray of Jay Baruchel's Slasher Horror Flick

It's been raining giveaways this early part of the new year and the fine folks at RLJE Films and Shudder want to give you another film from their lineup. This time we have Jay Baruchel's terrific and unsettling horror flick,...

GREENLAND Giveaway: Win a Blu-ray of the Gerard Butler Action Disaster Flick

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and STX Films released Ric Roman Waugh's disaster action flick Greenland starring Gerard Butler on Tuesday. We're a little behind but we do have three (3) copies on Blu-ray to give away to Screen Anarchy readers...

Sundance 2021 Review: KNOCKING, Genre Cinema With Social Subtext

All filmmakers introduced their works before each Sundance 2021 virtual screening. Swedish director Frida Kempff, responsible of Knocking, spoke about her film background. Until now she had developed her career in the documentary genre, always interested in social issues. She...

LA LLORONA: Jayro Bustamante's Golden Globe Nominated Horror Drama on Digital HD in March

While there was one nominee for Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language that raised many eyebrows and elicited protests about that decision we can all agree that the inclusion of Jayro Bustamante's award winning horror drama, La...

LAPSIS Trailer: Noah Hutton's Sci-fi Drama LAPSIS on Virtual Cinema, VOD & Digital, Feb. 12th

Noah Hutton's sci-fi drama Lapsis is coming to Virtual Cinema, VOD & Digital on February 12th, thanks to Film Movement.    Hutton's film comes across all too poignant in it's criticism of the exploitation of the labor force. Think of...

PARALLEL MINDS: Black Mandala Picks up Sales Rights For Canadian Indigenous Sci-fi

Black Mandala has picked up Benjamin Ross Hayden's sophomore feature film Parallel Minds. They will handle international sales for the the Indigenous, Canadian sci-fi flick.    Parallel Minds enjoyed a prosporous festival tour last year, stopping here in Canada at...

PRISONERS OF GHOSTLAND: RLJE Films Picks up Nic Cage And Sion Sono Action Flick

News today that RLJE Films, a business division of AMC Networks, have acquired the North American rights for Sion Sono's upcoming action flick Prisoners of Ghostland, starring Nicolas Cage. Prisoners of Ghostland will have its world premiere at Sundance later...

Shudder in February: THE DARK AND THE WICKED, A NIGHTMARE WAKES And Joe Bob Saves Valentine's Day!

The season of love is coming! Shudder is looking to rekindle our love of horror this February.    In place of flowers and chocolate there will be a new premiere every week: A Nightmare Wakes, After Midnight, Shook and The...

SHEEP WITHOUT A SHEPHERD: Artsploitation Acquires Thrilling Chinese Crime Drama

Artsploitation Films have announced that they have picked up the great crime drama from Chinea, Sheep Without a Shepherd. They're planning a streaming and DVD release of the film on March 23rd.    This debut feature film from Malaysian director...

THE VIGIL: New Poster Tries to Shine a Light on Hasidic Horror

IFC Midnight is releasing Keith Thomas' debut feature, the supernatural film The Vigil in select cinemas and on digital and VOD on February 26th.    Steeped in ancient Jewish lore and demonology, THE VIGIL is supernatural horror film set over...

A NIGHTMARE WAKES: Shudder Picks up Nora Unkel's Gothic Drama About Frankenstein's Mary Shelley

Shudder announced today that they have picked up the rights for Nora Unkel's gothic drama A Nightmare Wakes for their streaming service. With the announcement a trailer was released which you can watch below.    Shudder will debut the psychological...

SPIRAL: Blu-Ray Giveaway of Kurtis David Harder's Thriller

It's giveaway time again everyone. Our friends at RLJE Films are releasing Kurtis David Harder's thriller Spiral on DVD and Blu-Ray on January 19th. They acquired the rights for Spiral from their AMC counterpart Shudder and we have three (3)...