A Farewell to Curtis Hanson with IN HER SHOES
Cinapse Selects
Cinapse Selects

A Farewell to Curtis Hanson with IN HER SHOES

  Upon hearing the news of director Curtis Hanson’s death last week, I decided a rewatch of In Her Shoes was in order. Certainly he’s…

Fantastic Fest 2016: S IS FOR STANLEY (and Spectacular)
Theatrical Review
Theatrical Review

Fantastic Fest 2016: S IS FOR STANLEY (and Spectacular)

S is for Stanley is a documentary from director Alex Infascelli that concentrates on the life of Emilio D’Alessandro, legendary director Stanley Kubrick’s personal assistant,…

ANGRY BIRDS: From the iPhone to the Big Screen
Home Video Review
Home Video Review

ANGRY BIRDS: From the iPhone to the Big Screen

What started out as a simple yet addictive iPhone and Android game became an international phenomenon. Rovio Entertainment had created 51 iOs game applications prior…

THE SHALLOWS: A Tale of Survival and General Badassery
Home Video Review
Home Video Review

THE SHALLOWS: A Tale of Survival and General Badassery

A film starring Blake Lively wearing a bikini for the entire duration while trying to avoid getting eaten by a killer shark sounds like “Male…

FANTASTIC FEST 2016:  James McAvoy is a Tour De Force in M Night Shyamalan’s SPLIT
Event Review
Event Review

FANTASTIC FEST 2016: James McAvoy is a Tour De Force in M Night Shyamalan’s SPLIT

  An enduring tradition at Fantastic Fest, the annual genre film celebration down here in Austin Texas, of Secret Screenings showing a first glimpse of…

Criterion Review: CAT PEOPLE Blu-ray Does a Horror Classic Justice
Home Video Review
Home Video Review

Criterion Review: CAT PEOPLE Blu-ray Does a Horror Classic Justice

Anyone who has ever been privileged to watch Cat People can instantly remember how much of an enthralling experience it was, and how it changed…

In Defense of Scarlett Johansson in GHOST IN THE SHELL
Editorial
Editorial

In Defense of Scarlett Johansson in GHOST IN THE SHELL

When it was announced Scarlett Johansson was going to star in the live action adaption of Ghost in the Shell the media went in hard…

The COBRA Connection – New Blu-ray Releases for Sept 27, 2016
The COBRA Connection
The COBRA Connection

The COBRA Connection – New Blu-ray Releases for Sept 27, 2016

  Between several distributors like Olive Films and Shout Factory, we’ve been introduced to a number of exciting new Blu-ray lines lately. This week Lionsgate…

Fantastic Fest 2016: AMERICAN HONEY is a Rambling Epic
Event Review
Event Review

Fantastic Fest 2016: AMERICAN HONEY is a Rambling Epic

  In the films of Andrea Arnold, home is hell and the open road is the only way out. Between her English coming-of-age tale, Fish…

Fantastic Fest 2016: THE BAD BATCH
Theatrical Review
Theatrical Review

Fantastic Fest 2016: THE BAD BATCH

Ana Lily Amirpour broke into the scene with the blisteringly unique A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, an Iranian vampire movie starring a young…