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January 2008

‘Diving Bell’ Delivers an Intriguing Take on Familiar Material

When you first hear the storyline for Julian Schnabel’s brilliant new French language biopic, some cinematic formulas immediately come to mind: youthful editor of


Pod Boy

Kevin Smith can talk. Anyone who’s seen him in interviews or watching his Evening with… series knows this. The man is a motor mouth,


Ten Memorable MST3K Moments

The bad movies. That’s all anyone ever wants to talk about. Manos. Mitchell. The audacity of taking on a pseudo classic like This Island


Cinematic Titanic: The Oozing Skull

It’s literally like going back in time. Three voices, long silenced, have returned from entertainment exile to remind us of why we fell in


Rift Tracking

It was an announcement of seismic proportions. The members of MiSTie Nation could barely contain themselves. After 14 years away from daily production on the series,


El Cid: The Miriam Collection (2 Disc Special Edition)

It was all the movie business could do. Television was eating into its audience, viewers more eager to sit at home and enjoy limited entertainment


Automatons

One of the more intriguing elements of science fiction is its allegorical ability. Using a fantasy or fictional setting to comment on the current state


Eugenie de Sade/ Cecilia

Jess Franco is the bipolar prince of soft core sensationalism. To call him duplicitous would be an understatement. He’s a moralistic deviant, the kind


‘Untraceable’ Lacks Surprises

Untraceable tries. Boy, does it try. One can just imagine the pitch meeting presented to gullible studio suits - “It’s Silence of the Lambs


Acade-Mediocrity

Wow. When Oscar gets it wrong, they get it REALLY wrong. Amid rumors that the ongoing Writer’s Strike may dampen the 24 February festivities, The


December 2007

November 2007

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Indie Horror Month 2016: Diving into 'Reveal the Deep'

// Moving Pixels

"In Reveal the Deep, the light only makes you more aware of the darkness

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