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October 26, 2020

As I have mentioned previously, my wife’s work on zombie films has opened me up to an entire genre of worthy films with plenty of international flair. From Shaun of the Dead (Great Britain) to Train to Busan (South Korea) to Dead Snow (Norway) to Juan of the Dead (Cuba...

October 19, 2020

The current state of film, pandemic aside, seems to find studios constantly trying to follow popular trends and re-booting past successes will endless money in pursuit of box office domination. Used to be that the heartbeat of cinema pulsated with passionate filmmakers...

October 12, 2020

Some day soon, New Zealand will get its rightful recognition as the birthplace of some of modern film’s most gifted minds. Two of the most revered Kiwi filmmakers would be Peter Jackson and Jane Campion. But this charming country has also gifted the world such cinemati...

October 5, 2020

“Do you know what the most frightening thing in the world is? Nothing. That’s what I found in the boy. No conscience, no fear, no humanity. Just a blank void.” – ANGEL, (I’ve Got You Under My Skin)

Even before the popularity of podcasts and the explosion of true crime d...

September 28, 2020

When Tupac Shakur’s life was cut short in 1996, not only did he leave behind a growing impact on the world of rap and hip-hop music but also “what ifs” regarding his developing acting career. Although he only appeared in a handful of films, he left the cinematic world...

September 21, 2020

To call the current state of political discourse volatile is to make an understatement of epic proportions. Between Social Media, infinite political commentators, and a 24/7 news cycle there would be no escaping politics on a good day. But throw in a global pandemic an...

September 14, 2020

It’s a cliché, but timing is everything. Just ask Pierce Brosnan. In 1986, after a successful run on the detective series Remington Steele, he was set to take on the most prestigious of film roles as James Bond. Sadly or fortunately (depending on your take), producers...

September 11, 2020

There have been many banner days in the history of American Comedy but maybe none more overlooked than December 17, 2005. The debut of “Lazy Sunday” on Saturday Night Live brought about two lasting effects. First, SNL garnered a whole new legion of fans aching to watch...

September 7, 2020

In 1998, filmmaker Brian Helgeland accomplished a rare and notable feat. In the same week that he was being rightfully honored with an Academy Award for his work adapting L.A. Confidential to the silver screen, he was also bestowed a Golden Raspberry for his screenwrit...

August 31, 2020

Say what you will about Pulp Fiction, it’s legacy is undeniable. Not only did it guarantee a sustainable career for writer-director Quentin Tarantino but it ushered in a bold and groundbreaking era of independent film. But as with every trend-setting movie, not only we...

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