Review: THE ABC’S OF DEATH 2

2012’s ABC’S OF DEATH was an interesting venture. Taking 26 directors and assigning each of them a different letter of the alphabet and letting them have at it might have seemed like a good idea (and to some it was), but it ended up falling somewhere closer to a misfire than a hit. Sure, there […]

DVD/Blu-Ray Review: CHEAP THRILLS!

THE FILM: While you can easily read our review of the E.L. Katz-directed CHEAP THRILLS here, it’s important to say that it’s a film that gets even better upon multiple viewings. The story of a desperate guy doing desperate things for money, while completely funny at times, is a multi-layered examination of  how far people […]

FRIGHT EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CHEAP THRILLS STARS PAT HEALY AND ETHAN EMBRY!

When CHEAP THRILLS was screened at Austin’s Fantastic Fest, the film was preceded by a variety of dares. One woman ate a popsicle covered in bugs. A man had “Cheap Thrills” tattooed on his rear end in order to attain a 2014 Fantastic Fest VIP badge (worth it!) before ever having seen the movie. But […]

Fantasia Film Festival Review: CHEAP THRILLS!

Desperate people do desperate things. If there is an underlying theme to E.L. Katz’ CHEAP THRILLS, then that would definitely be it, as it’s an impressive as hell look at how far people are willing to go, when they simply have everything at stake. Full of some of the best performances that I’ve seen in […]

Fright Exclusive Interview with CHEAP THRILLS Director E.L. Katz!!

At this year’s South by Southwest Festival, a film that nobody could stop talking about was E.L. Katz’ CHEAP THRILLS. Within an hour of the film’s premiere, everything from Twitter to Facebook was packed with nothing but praise for what has been called “career best performances” and a film that “you won’t soon forget”. Well […]