Tag: thriller

Crowdfund This: VIOLET Tackles Sexual Acceptance Through a Horror Lens

Violet is a female-led, Lynchian horror romance about a young gay woman who labels sexuality as monstrous in the face of social and religious pressures, linking it specifically to vampirism. For the Irish filmmakers (and fine artists) Chris and Madi,...

Melbourne 2018 Review: PIERCING, Sharp, Sweet and To The Point

From the same deranged brilliant mind behind Japanese horror novel Audition comes Ryu Murakami's latest adaptation from page to film. The short novel Piercing has been given a smart and frantically fun screenplay by Nicolas Pesce, who has a unique take...

Fantasia 2018 Interview: LIFECHANGER'S Justin McConnell on the Challenges of Filmmaking

Writer-director Justin McConnell was just in Montreal for the sold-out, world premiere of his new feature Lifechanger. It's the story of Drew, a wistful shapeshifter who becomes a detective, a bar fly, a dentist, a dental assistant, and other identities...

Watch Exclusive ELIZABETH HARVEST Clip: What's For Dinner?

Forbidden rooms cause more marital difficulties than anything else. I am not married, so I don't know if that is actually true, but it certainly seems that way if you watch a lot of movies and TV shows, as I...

Trailer for WHAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE: The Killer Close to the Heart

Colin Minihan has already made his mark on the indie horror scene with It Stains the Sands Red and Grave Encounters. His latest film, What Keeps You Alive, is making the rounds at film festivals (SXSW, Fantasia, and upcoming at...

Fantasia 2018 Review: KASANE Explores The Tyranny Of Appearances

Based on the popular manga by Matsuura Dasuma, Kasane - Beauty and Fate - is a film that dissects tyranny of good looks through a horror lens. Habuta (Asano Tadanobu) is a talent agent looking for his next big star...

THE FOREST OF LOST SOULS: New Trailer Celebrates US Theatrical Release on August 5th

Wild Eye Releasing has announced that Jose Pedro Lopes' indie horror, The Forest of Lost Souls, will be released in US cinemas on August 5th, starting with L.A.   The Portuguese coming of age slasher flick bowed at Fantasporta in...

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Full Lineup For 2018

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) today announced a full programme of genre treats ahead of their July 6th start date. In addition to the previously announced world-first focus on genre films of New Zealand and the festival's highlighting of...

TERMINAL Giveaway: Win a Blu-ray And a Signed Poster

We have a very exciting giveaway for our readers this week. Vaughan Stein's directorial debut Terminal, starring Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg, Mike Meyers, Dexter Fletcher and Max Irons, will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on June 26, 2018.  ...

ATLANTA's Hiro Murai in Talks to Direct Thriller MAN ALIVE

Deadline is reporting that Hiro Murai, director of episodes of Atlanta and Childish Gambino's latest video This Is America, is in talks to direct his debut feature film, Man Alive.    The script was bought off of a spec from...

Giveaway: Win a Copy of I KILL GIANTS on DVD

RLJE Films released Anders Walter's adaptation of Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's graphic novel I Kill Giants on DVD and Bluray back on May 22nd. We are super late on this giveaway but we have three (3) copies on the...

The Beautiful Game Takes A Dark Turn In CATACOMBE

It was back in 2011 that a tiny budget Dutch indie released that may very well prove to be the launching point of a pair of the more significant talents not only out of the Netherlands but the entire new...

Cannes 2018 Review: MURDER ME, MONSTER, A Minimalist Acid-Gore Crime Thriller

Argentinean filmmaker Alejandro Fadel's latest socially conscious thriller blends arthouse and genre into a nightmarish narrative.

HANG UP! Teaser: Some Conversations are Private

From Canada's Fatal Pictures and the filmmakers that brought us the award winning time travel short, Remote, and The Last Halloween, comes a new nightmare called Hang Up!. Hang Up! has a simple yet intriguing premise: An accidental butt dial...

Blu-ray Review: CYBORG Kicks its Way Home

Shout Factory's new release of Cannon Films' Cyborg is likely the best the film has ever looked since it's initial theatrical release. As a fan of most of Cannon's canon, I'm sad to say that 1989's Cyborg didn't do it for me, story...

MONOCHROME: Watch This Exclusive Clip From Thomas Lawes' Killer Thriller

Thomas Lawes’ Monochrome premieres on VOD and DVD on June 6th from Gravitas Ventures. Screen Anarchy has been given an exclusive clip to share with you. Find it below along with the trailer for this UK thriller.   This killer-thriller...

DOWNRANGE: Exclusive Clip and Alternate Poster for Kitamura's Thriller

Downrange arrives on the streaming service Shudder today, April 26th. Tomorrow it opens in NYC at Brooklyn's Nitehawk Cinema. Director Ryuhei Kitamura will be attending midnight screenings on both the 27th and 28th!   Screen Anarchy has been given an exclusive...

A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD TO FIND Stills Get Violent, Makeup And Vanity Set to Score

Some stills have come our way for Abner Pastoll's next thriller, the Sarah Bolger starrer A Good Woman is Hard to Find. The film follows a recently widowed young mother (played by Bolger) who goes to great and violent lengths...

GOODLAND: Debut Thriller From Josh Doke Coming to NYC And LA This May

Josh Doke’s debut film, the thriller Goodland will open in NYC and LA theaters on May 11th, 2018. Our friends at Parade Deck Films are releasing the film and hoping to open wider after the opening week with an aim...

5th HORRORANT FILM FESTIVAL: TRAUMA, FRAMED And WHAT THE WATERS LEFT BEHIND Lead First Wave of Titles at Greek Genre Fest

It is good to see that outside of the work of Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Lobster and Dogtooth) that the genre scene in Greece is being upheld by the work of the organizers of the...