Here’s a fascinating documentary on Tom Sullivan and his oeuvre of low budget horror films that remade the genre in the 1980s. Carl F. Gauze reviews Invaluable: The True Story of an Epic Artist.
Despite being denied theatrical release, Adam Stovall’s striking debut feature gets an amazing Blu-ray release from Arrow Video.
Teruo Ishii’s first torture film gets the love from Arrow Video on a lush new Blu-ray.
Three women debate turning in a man who may have raped one of them, or keeping silent in exchange for a career in television.
An extremely technical look at 12 major comedic films released during the 1950’s. You’ll never look at “Some Like It Hot” the same way again.
100 of the greatest bad movies ever made. From the silents to the 2000s, Phil Hall selects the best of the worst.
The Florida Film Fest returns to Orlando. Here’s a preview of some of the feature films. Screenigns will be held throughout Orlando and our own Carl F Gauze runs down some of his highlights!
A mixture of interview audio and incidental footage, About A Son allows rockdom’s left handed martyr to tell his own story. Matthew Moyer appreciates the minimalism.
It’s easy to be jealous, but it’s probably better to follow Damon and Naomi’s example of growing up and growing awesome in a musical genre overcrowded with manchildren, the ins and outs of which can be glimpsed on the 1001 Nights DVD.
Original Soundtrack (Awake Productions). Review by Matthew Moyer.
On hold because of our recent server troubles, Bob Pomeroy’s in-depth take on Michael Moore’s latest is still about as good as you are going to read anywhere.
Music From the Miramax Motion Picture (Sony). Review by Aaron Shaul.
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The Black Heart Procession have done a very (odd) bad thing. Aaron Shaul takes a peek and then vows to never speak of it again.
Soundtrack (Emperor Norton). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Our Bad Monkey breaks down and lands part-time work. Yet his indie film-making dreams live on! Check out how our man in Hollywood navigates the world of gay groceries!
Eric J. Iannelli looks back on a year full of the usual political and cultural ineptitude to find that there were indeed some very valuable highlights - 19 of them.
The journey to japanned begins for Gregory Schaefer, in a U-Haul to L.A., chased by the devil, and in Japan, between showers at McDonald’s.
Two dozen short animated films your mother would NOT want you to see? Must be the return of Spike & Mike’s Sick and Twisted Animation Festival! Carl F. Gauze takes you there.
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