Giveaway: CURTAINS On Blu-ray From Synapse Films
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Giveaway: CURTAINS On Blu-ray From Synapse Films

  Curtains hit Blu-ray this week from Synapse Films. Long languishing in obscurity, and making its first appearance on home video since the VHS era,…

CURTAINS Blu-Ray Review: Icy Cold Canadian Giallo
Home Video Review

CURTAINS Blu-Ray Review: Icy Cold Canadian Giallo

Curtains open. The crimson stage is set. An actress (Samantha Eggar of The Brood) delivers a monologue with fiery determination. From the wings, her director (Animal…

Two-Hit Wonder: Fred Dekker’s NIGHT OF THE CREEPS and MONSTER SQUAD
Editorial

Two-Hit Wonder: Fred Dekker’s NIGHT OF THE CREEPS and MONSTER SQUAD

Assured. If there was one word to describe what links 1986’s Night of the Creeps and 1987’S Monster Squad it is “assured.” The films hurtle…

THE PROTECTOR 2: Protect Ya Neck
Home Video Review

THE PROTECTOR 2: Protect Ya Neck

The Protector 2 hits Blu-ray on July 29th from Magnolia Home Entertainment Warning: The Protector 2 will cause severe cinematic whiplash as it careens wildly…

THE STRAIN Episode 3: Meaning in the Margins
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THE STRAIN Episode 3: Meaning in the Margins

The Strain is rapidly establishing itself as a show obsessed with process. It’s one thing to say a vampire arrives in New York City and…

The Tales Of Zatoichi Vol. 8 (Films 21-24)
The Tales Of Zatoichi

The Tales Of Zatoichi Vol. 8 (Films 21-24)

  As we bear down on the final films in this epic series, our Cinapse team is mapping out a plan to cover all sorts…

THE ONE-ARMED SWORDSMAN (1967) and RETURN OF… (1969)
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THE ONE-ARMED SWORDSMAN (1967) and RETURN OF… (1969)

The One-Armed Swordsman wasn’t the first film for director Chang Cheh or star Jimmy Wang Yu, but it put both of them on the map…

Cinapse Weekly Roundup – Fourth Week of July, 2014
Weekly Roundup

Cinapse Weekly Roundup – Fourth Week of July, 2014

  Dwayne Johnson dons the sandals and loincloth to go mythical on our asses. Hercules is on general release starting today. We also see the…

The Action/Adventure Section: DEADLY CONSPIRACY (1994)
The Action/Adventure Section

The Action/Adventure Section: DEADLY CONSPIRACY (1994)

  First things first: it is an honor to have been asked to join Ed in The Action/Adventure Section, which seeks to keep alive the…

HERCULES: The Man, The Myth, The Sort of Good Movie
Theatrical Review

HERCULES: The Man, The Myth, The Sort of Good Movie

Everybody loves The Rock. I love The Rock. I mean no disrespect by calling him “The Rock”. That’s just who he always was to me….