Video Game Review: Resident Evil 7: biohazard
Mar22

Video Game Review: Resident Evil 7: biohazard

RESIDENT EVII. biohazard When it comes to console games for horror fans, the pickings are quite slim. Throughout the past 2 decades one franchise has been the gold standard for horror themed games, and since its introduction in 1996, Resident Evil has been synonymous with the genre. Since it’s release on Sony’s PlayStation console, the gaming franchise has branched out into live action movies, comic books, novelizations,...

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Review: Nekromantik Comic #1
Feb10

Review: Nekromantik Comic #1

Set 20 years after the events of Nekromantik 2, Jörg Buttgereit and Martin Trafford have written what is described by Buttgereit in the opening notes, as “The long awaited sequel”, further explaining that financing of independently produced underground movies is “no longer possible”, hence we have a new Nekromantik in Buttgereit’s equally loved medium, a roughly 40 page comic book. The story revolves...

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The Films of Harmony Korine : A Retrospective – Trash Humpers (2009)
Jun15

The Films of Harmony Korine : A Retrospective – Trash Humpers (2009)

After Harmony Korine’s awful experiences with Mister Lonely , his complete distaste for working with a large film crew, and the huge financial loss that the film suffered, (budget: 8.2 million, box office: 393,813 dollars) Korine decided to go the D.I.Y. route, and in 2009. Korine released “Trasher Humpers” to the festival circuit, and to the general public via homemade VHS tapes dubbed over copies of popular 1980s...

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The Films of Harmony Korine : A Retrospective – MISTER LONELY (2007)
Jun03

The Films of Harmony Korine : A Retrospective – MISTER LONELY (2007)

8 years after the release of Julien Donkey-Boy, and a long stint in rehab, Harmony Korine released MISTER LONELY in a limited capacity. With a screening at Cannes and a budget of 8.2 million dollars the film, although an interesting idea, ultimately falls flat. Co-Written with his brother Avi Korine, Mister Lonely tells the story of a Michael Jackson impersonator (Diego Luna) working the streets of Paris. He encounters a Marilyn...

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The Films of Harmony Korine : A Retrospective – Julien Donkey-Boy (2000)
May29

The Films of Harmony Korine : A Retrospective – Julien Donkey-Boy (2000)

Riding on the massive wave of praise of such heavyweight auteurs, such as Gus Van Sant, Werner Herzog, Bernardo Bertolucci, and a Best Film win at the Venice Film Festival for GUMMO, Harmony Korine had become one of independent films biggest success stories. His second feature length film, Julien Donkey-Boy would focus on schizophrenia (the Julien character is based on Korine’s real life schizophrenic uncle) and follow the...

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