We take a look at THE EDITOR, Astron-6’s homage to giallo cinema. Continue reading Reaction Shots Cuts Into THE EDITOR
Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani paint a beautiful picture in this homage to the giallo. But is there anything else to it? Continue reading THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY’S TEARS, or: Dying Pretty
These dozen films all went into the stars, just like Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR, and all of them touched upon some of the same themes. Continue reading 12 Films That Probably Inspired INTERSTELLAR
You never know what’s hiding in the nooks and crannies of the American landscape. Take the Louisiana swampland covered in THE WITCHMAKER. Not only does it have a dark and dangerous legacy, the locals are pretty casual about it. As … Continue reading THE WITCHMAKER (31 Days of Horror)
THE GRUESOME TWOSOME is a cherished title by some, though it often doesn’t get mentioned in the same reverent tones as Herschell Gordon Lewis’ other gore epics. There might be a good reason for that. Lewis often gained loose inspiration from existing material. For instance, TWO THOUSAND MANIACS contains plot elements of BRIGADOON, both of them involving a ghostly town that appears every number of years. But BRIGADOON took place in Ireland, not the American south. Also, no one got ripped limb from limb in the Rogers and Hammerstein musical, though in retrospect maybe they should have. To wit, GRUESOME … Continue reading THE GRUESOME TWOSOME (31 Days of Horror)
After some legal wrangling in which I had to make a case that yes, the show does fall under the “fair use” exemption of copyright law, episode 2 of Moviocrity is finally on the air! This is where we will … Continue reading MOVIOCRITY: Episode 2 – The Amazing SPIDER BABY
At last, after months of teasing, I can share this with you. It’s a new web series that celebrates everyone who champions a sense of joy in filmmaking and calls out those who regurgitate the same tired formula. It’s an … Continue reading The First Episode of MOVIOCRITY Is Here!!!