Fantasia Review: LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR

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This year’s 20th anniversary edition of the Fantasia Film Festival has been hitting home runs, left and right, with films like THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK, SLASH and now Corey Asraf and John Swab’s LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR. A southern noir thriller, as dirty and grimy as it gets, the film really goes for the […]

Fantasia Review: THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK

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One of the many wonderful things about covering film festivals is how with every one you attend, you end up discovering new gems. Films which don’t play by the typical Hollywood rules, think outside of the box and offer their viewers fresh and interesting new takes on telling great genre stories. Fantasia is that type […]

Fantasia Film Festival Review: SLASH

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A futuristic wasteland, the setting for an encounter between a sci-fi hero and his arch nemesis. As the hero and the protagonist get closer to fight, they sense an attraction to each other,..and begin to passionately kiss. Sounds like a good setup for a Fantasia Film Festival film, right? So the story goes from Neil […]

Interview: MARK ANASTASIO and The COOLIDGE CORNER THEATER

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Across the country, the aspect of the classic theater experience is slowly disappearing like night into day. These historical platforms of class, history, culture and experience have changed lives, hosted legends and presented movie as well as music and art magic… Massachusetts is truly blessed to have several classic theaters throughout the state. One of these incredible temples is located […]

2ND of CRONENBERG Mondo Soundtrack Trilogy Hits Tomorrow with DEAD RINGERS!!

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If you’re heads over heels in love with the Mondo-released Vinyl soundtrack to David Cronenberg’s NAKED LUNCH, then tomorrow’s release of the second of the Cronenberg soundtrack trilogy of releases, DEAD RINGERS will make you mind explode, similarly to SCANNERS. We’ve got the DEAD RINGERS artwork below, which goes on sale at a random time […]

Mickle’s STAKELAND gets a sequel in THE STAKELANDER; Directed by BODY Co-Directors and Already Filmed!!

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THE STAKELANDER, a followup to the 2010 Jim Mickle vampire film, STAKELAND, has wrapped principal photography down in Saskatchewan this week, which makes this writer smile from ear to ear. I LOVED STAKELAND, and to have a followup (from a script by original writer/star Nick Damici), is already enought color me excited, not to mention the fact that […]

Nick Jonas-Led Erotic Thriller CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR Coming to DVD This August!!

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When he’s not crooning away, singer Nick Jonas has done quite an excellent job making his way into acting, with roles on TV’s Scream Queens and now the erotic-thriller, CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR. Playing a young man caught in an affair with the wife Isabel Lucas) of a wealthy investment banker (Dermot Mulroney), Jonas […]

BLOODY and BEAUTIFUL FILM THE NEON DEMON Reveals New Clip/Interview!!

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Director Nicolas Winding Refn is quite the mystery. He’s one of the most unique filmmakers around, dipping his toes in films that have mainstream appeal, but also sometimes following those types of films up with films that are cerebral and metaphorical to the nth degree. His newest film, THE NEON DEMON revolves around a young […]