Category: Screen

TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID: Watch New Trailer, Be Afraid, Get Excited

Ever since it debuted, Tigers Are Not Afraid has been “blowing minds all over the world,” according to our own J Hurtado, and now a new trailer gives us all a lovely visual peek at what to expect. Issa López’s…

Friday One Sheet: JOJO RABBIT And The Handbill Aesthetic

A mixture of techniques in play make for an interesting, photo-free, text heavy poster for Taika Waititi’s last film, Jojo Rabbit. The large splashes of text all over the key art looks painted with a wide brush. It being a…

GWEN: Watch The New Trailer For William McGregor`s Debut Film

William McGregor`s debut feature film, Gwen, is coming to cinemas, On Demand and Digital HD on August 16th. We have a new trailer to share with you below.  Gwen is a young girl desperately trying to hold her home together…

EMPATHY INC.: New Trailer Marks North American Release Coming This September

Dark Star Pictures will release the critically acclaimed Empathy Inc. from Yedidya Gorsetman and Mark Leidner in North American cinemas (9/13) and on VOD (9/24) this Fall.  Screen Anarchy has been asked to debut a new trailer for the thrifty…

Review: THE MOUNTAIN, Rick Alverson’s Precise, Stoic Vision of the World

The Mountain director, Rick Alverson, doesn’t give a fuck what you think about his movies. In his short, but eventful career making feature films, he’s already created two of the most polarizing American independent films of the current decade in…

Mayhem 2019: First Three Titles Announced, EXTRA ORDINARY, SWORD OF GOD (THE MUTE) And SOMETHING ELSE

Mayhem returns to Nottingham, England this October and it is bringing some friends. The festival announced the first three titles for this year’s program.  The Mayhem audience can look forward to Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman’s wonderful horror comedy Extra…

Notes on Streaming: KNIGHTS OF THE ZODIAC: SAINT SEIYA, Shout and Fight

I imagine that some people might really enjoy the new anime adaptation. Knights of the Zodiac: Saint SeiyaNow streaming on Netflix. I’ve been watching a lot of 2D animation series during July, so this new 3D adaptation of an…

Notes on Streaming: The Day the Anime Died

This past Thursday, July 18, 2019, at least 33 people died in a fire at an anime studio in Kyoto, Japan, as reported by Japan Times and other news outlets. The man who admitted to starting the fire has been…

New York Asian 2019 Interview: Ryu Jun-yeol Talks the Seduction of MONEY

One of the most captivating actors in South Korea, Ryu Jun-yeol grabbed audiences’ attention in supporting roles in films like The King, A Taxi Driver, and Believer; so much so that the New York Asian Film Festival honoured Ryu with…

Fantasia 2019 Review: Nakashima’s IT COMES, A Wild Multi-Thread Horror Ride

There are few filmmakers in Japan whose work is quite as immediately recognizable as Nakashima Tetsuya. Even as he has evolved over the last fifteen years from the candy-colored pop explosion of Kamikaze Girls to his gritty 2015 thriller, World…

New York Asian 2019 Interview: 5 MILLION DOLLAR LIFE Director Moon Sung-ho and Producer Endo Hiroshi on What a Life is Worth

In his feature debut, director Moon Sung-ho ponders the value of a human life. 5 Million Dollar Life is a unique road trip / coming-of-age story of one Japanese teenager’s bumpy journey toward self-discovery.   At the New York Asian Film…

Fantasia 2019 Review: SWALLOW is a Gorgeously Composed Film About Pica and Personal Empowerment

We are introduced to young house-wife, Hunter, in a pastel Christian Dior outfit. Surveying the picturesque Hudson River in Upstate New York, from the raised terrace of her expensive home, she is the kept woman of a wealthy family and…

Fantasia 2019 Review: BLOOD & FLESH: THE REEL LIFE AND GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON Examines A Hollywood B-Movie Mystery

Al Adamson wasn’t what you’d call a superstar filmmaker. Toiling in the world of super low budget B- and C-grade drive-in fare from the early ’60s through the early ’80s, Adamson was responsible for inflicting more than thirty films upon…

Fantasia 2019 Review: MYSTERY OF THE NIGHT, A Woman’s Scorn Awakens A Dark Spirit In The Phillipine Forest

Played out against a backdrop of political strife and religious domination, director Adolfo Alix, Jr.’s Mystery of the Night is a gripping tale of love and loss in the early 20th century Spanish-occupied Phillippines. An island nation under the thumb…