Review: Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

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Once upon a time, a young film enthusiast was taken by Willis O’Brien’s work in King Kong and decided to devote his life to making fantastical films and memorable creatures that would be remembered for generations to come. This young man was Ray Harryhausen, and the newly released documentary by Gilles Penso, Ray Harryhausen: Special […]

Review: I AM THOR

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There’s certainly a large amount of pain and suffering that comes along with trying to fulfill your dreams. The blood, sweat, tears and toll on an individual is often overlooked and that’s an unfortunate fact. Some people face the hardships that come with territory and throw in the towel, and some endure and keep it […]

Glass Eye Pix celebrates 30 years with new mini-doc series!!

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Larry Fessenden is a jack of all trades within the horror genre. An actor, director, writer, producer, the filmmaker is not only one of the best auteurs in the last 20 years, but is also responsible for producing some of the most up and coming genre directors’ films. Ti West’s THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL/THE […]

Review: ELECTRIC BOOGALOO – THE WILD, UNTOLD STORY OF CANNON FILMS

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For most genre fans, it doesn’t get much better than Cannon Films. A staple in action, horror and complete insanity, the studio that dominated the 1980’s were put down by bigger studios, frowned upon by most mainstream critics, and completely adored by genre fans. Led by Israeli cousins Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, the fledgling company […]

Review: CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES

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2010’s NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, a comprehensive documentary about the A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise, was a major hit with fans, and a true turning point in genre documentaries. The Daniel Farrands/Andrew Kasch-helmed film left not a single thing to the imagination, revealing all there was to know about the series and each of the sequels that […]

Annual SCARES THAT CARE Event Hosts Successful Turnout With CARRIE star Piper Laurie Appearance/Special Screening of RESURRECTING CARRIE Doc/Q&A

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The 2nd annual Scares That Care event and festival just happened on July 24th-26th in Williamsburg, Virginia, with quite the turnout and an even more impressive feat: the appearance by film legend Piper Laurie (THE HUSTLER, CARRIE). Laurie’s appearance was not only there to help the charity foundation, but also to screen actor-turned-director Michael Lee […]

Fantasia Film Festival Review: (T)ERROR

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The power that documentaries hold is such a strong one, that when done right, they can be very effective in a eye-opening kind of way. There is such a level of storytelling that cannot be compared to watching real life unfold in front of your eyes, it’s mind-blowing at times. Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe’s completely […]

‘My Final Girl: The Black Women of 70s Horror Cinema’ is coming!

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Thanks to the wonderful site The Graveyard Shift Sisters (a blog dedicated to celebrating Women of Color in horror/sci-fi), it has been brought to our attention that an upcoming documentary promises to shed light on one of the most under-discussed topics in horror.   Titled MY FINAL GIRL: THE BLACK WOMEN OF 70s HORROR,  director Kristina Leath-Malin promises to […]