Film Review: CHAINED FOR LIFE (2018)

Film Review: CHAINED FOR LIFE (2018)

Jul 29, 2018

CHAINED FOR LIFE (2018) Director: Aaron Schimberg Writer: Aaron Schimberg Stars: Jess Weixler, Adam Pearson, Stephen Plunkett, Charlie Korsmo Sometimes, a film requires multiple viewings, in order to fully explore the layers, the depth; getting to the heart of what the message is that is being conveyed. CHAINED FOR LIFE is absolutely one of those kinds of...

Film Review: TOKYO VAMPIRE HOTEL (2017)

Film Review: TOKYO VAMPIRE HOTEL (2017)

Jul 27, 2018

TOKYO VAMPIRE HOTEL (2017) Director: Sion Sono Writer: Sion Sono Stars: Ami Tomite, Kaho, Megumi Kagurazaka, Akihiro Kitamura, Yumi Adachi, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Nakagawa Shoko If there’s one thing I can say beyond a shadow of a doubt about the films of Japanese auteur SION SONO: love or hate his work, it’s always anything but boring, and you pretty much find...

TEN TERRIFIC TERROR TREATS From The FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FIFF)

TEN TERRIFIC TERROR TREATS From The FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FIFF)

Jul 16, 2018

Not ever having had the resources or the time to do so, I have never been able to attend the FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in person, though I’ve heard about its reputation, as well as seen and admired so many of the films that ultimately came out of it. Now celebrating its 22nd Edition, based in the beautiful heart of Montreal, FIFF has quickly become...

Film Review: BEFORE I WAKE (2016)

Film Review: BEFORE I WAKE (2016)

Jul 13, 2018

IMDb: BEFORE I WAKE (2016) Director: Mike Flanagan Stars: Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay, Annabeth Gish There are films that are obviously made to appeal to hardcore horror fans. TERRIFIER, HOSTEL, the V/H/S series. There are films that are made for those who like their scares a bit more cerebral than gory. IT FOLLOWS, STARRY EYES, IT COMES AT...

EX VOTO: Witchy Wrath Inspired By A Compelling Cause

EX VOTO: Witchy Wrath Inspired By A Compelling Cause

Jul 9, 2018

“On average, seven women a day in Mexico die as the result of ‘feminicido’ (femicide)…” Producer DIANA MATA Producer MAYA KORN Director ASHLEY M. GEORGE   Inspired by the current climate of misogyny encouraged by the current administration, producers DIANA MATA and MAYA KORN wanted to make a protest film of sorts, in response to...

MICHAEL IRONSIDE: Miskatonic University and Spectacular Optical Present A Career Retrospective

MICHAEL IRONSIDE: Miskatonic University and Spectacular Optical Present A Career Retrospective

Jul 9, 2018

As a genre fan, you hate to love him, you love to hate him or you just love him, period.  You may feel some kind of way, but regardless, nobody can deny that MICHAEL IRONSIDE is a living legend.  And if you’ve ever wanted to be present for an in-depth Q&A with a master of on-camera mayhem, here’s your ‘bucket list-worthy’ chance. ...