Archive for June, 2011

Visiting the Land of Leatherface: Krystal Beck Tells Her Tale of Texas

Visiting the Land of Leatherface: Krystal Beck Tells Her Tale of Texas

Alamo Draft House hosted a 35 mm screening of Texas Chainsaw Massacre on the location the film was built. Memories isn’t all Krystal brought back with her…




Grayhaven (Mourningside Productions)

Grayhaven (Mourningside Productions)

Now, if only the Baltimore Orioles could be as consistently good as their hometown brethren, Mourningside Productions…




Murder Inside the Lines- A Review of Miguel Angel Vivas’ “Kidnapped”

Murder Inside the Lines- A Review of Miguel Angel Vivas’ “Kidnapped”

Tweet Director: Miguel Ángel Vivas Writer: Miguel Ángel Vivas & Javier Garcia Starring: Fernando Cayo, Manuela Velles, Ana Wagener, Guillermo Barrientos, Nartijn Kuiper, Dritan Biba, Xoel Yanez, Pepo Suevos Tagline: Take your last breath. Release Date: June 15, 2011 (VOD) and June 17, 2011 (Limited Theatrical) Official Site: www.ifcfilms.com In recent years, IFC Films has […]




My Sweet Satan: Elvis, The Devil, & The History Of Occult Rock (Part 5)

My Sweet Satan: Elvis, The Devil, & The History Of Occult Rock (Part 5)

Tweet Not all metalheads who found themselves on the wrong side of the law were as seemingly undeserving of such scrutiny as the West Memphis Three. In Norway, for example, occult rock diehards were taking youthful rebellion into very deadly territory. Tracing the lineage of black metal, one can absolutely see how Robert Johnson leads […]




Failploitation: ‘Vampyros Lesbos’

Failploitation: ‘Vampyros Lesbos’

Tweet It was a brisk winter day here in Brisbane, Australia and the leaves were beginning to change their color in order to adapt to the cooler weather that has invaded Australia’s tropical climate. The air moved quickly around me as I made my way up the path from the main building on campus. I […]




Thai Horror Blockbuster ‘The Coffin’ Coming Stateside this August

Thai Horror Blockbuster ‘The Coffin’ Coming Stateside this August

Tweet Breaking Glass Pictures will release the Thai horror film The Coffin on DVD August 30 under the Vicious Circle Films label.  Based on a real-life ritual and shot partially on ancient Thai spiritual grounds, The Coffin was a box office phenomenon in Thailand, breaking records for highest grossing Thai film of all time upon […]




Kane Hodder Slasher Film ‘Exit 33’ Finds Distribution with Breaking Glass Pictures

Kane Hodder Slasher Film ‘Exit 33’ Finds Distribution with Breaking Glass Pictures

Tweet Breaking Glass Pictures will release director Tommy Brunswick’s horror film Exit 33 on DVD August 2 under the company’s Vicious Circle Films label.  The film stars genre legend Kane Hodder (Jason Voorhees of the Friday the 13th series) as a backwoods gas station owner who captures and tortures a group of unlucky travelers. Synopsis: […]




Rania Ajami’s Dark Comedy ‘Asylum Seekers’ Coming to DVD in August

Rania Ajami’s Dark Comedy ‘Asylum Seekers’ Coming to DVD in August

Tweet Breaking Glass Pictures will release director Rania Ajami’s debut film Asylum Seekers on DVD August 30 under the Vicious Circle Films label.  The surreal dark comedy depicts six strangers competing for admittance into a luxurious mental asylum where only one empty bed remains. Synopsis: Work, deadlines, family, terrorism, information overload … As modern life […]




Critically Acclaimed Vampire Comedy ‘Strigoi’ Coming to DVD in August

Critically Acclaimed Vampire Comedy ‘Strigoi’ Coming to DVD in August

Tweet Breaking Glass Pictures will release director Faye Jackson’s vampire tale Strigoi: The Undead on DVD August 2 under the Vicious Circl Films label.  The dark comedy follows the quirky inhabitants of a Romanian village who learn that there are vampires among them. Synopsis: After failing to start a life of his own, 20-something Vlad […]




Acort International Acquires New Leslie Easterbrook/Kane Hodder Film, ‘The Afflicted’

Acort International Acquires New Leslie Easterbrook/Kane Hodder Film, ‘The Afflicted’

Tweet Film slated for limited theatrical and Blu-Ray release in 2011-2012. Acort International, in association with Nocturnal Features and Midnight Releasing, the premier independent distributors’ for independent filmmakers, has just acquired The Afflicted from Afflicted Picturehouse for a world-wide distribution. The film was produced by Lee Dashiell and Leslie Easterbrook and was written and directed […]




Death Angel December Review (2010)

Death Angel December Review (2010)

Tweet The latest release from Chemical Burn to land on my doorstep is the indie revenge film Death Angel December. While not my favorite of their 2011 releases thus far, that honor still stands with Melvin, I was quite entertained with what Death Angel December brought to the table. Death Angel December is about a […]




My Sweet Satan: Elvis, The Devil, & The History Of Occult Rock (Part 4)

My Sweet Satan: Elvis, The Devil, & The History Of Occult Rock (Part 4)

Tweet In ancient Hebrew, the word “satan” meant “adversary.” Likewise, rock & roll has always been synonymous with opposition, subversion, and transgression. Pushing the envelope, courting controversy, violating taboos. Rock music, even when not dealing directly with occult themes, is, in its purest form, the satanic adversary of the status quo.   Of course, one […]




Little Shop of Horrors: Joel Robinson’s Canvas Is Colored Blood Red

Little Shop of Horrors:  Joel Robinson’s Canvas Is Colored Blood Red

Joel Robinson’s artwork paints our favorite monsters in a whole new light…




Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Portrait of Drug Addiction

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Portrait of Drug Addiction

Tweet “My devil had been long caged, he came out roaring” (Stevenson 79). Many people know the tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at its most basic level; an educated man creates a potion that transforms him into a creature that terrorizes London’s nighttime streets. This is correct in saying but the entire story […]




Ink, Tears, and Other Fluids: An Interview with Robin Bougie

Ink, Tears, and Other Fluids: An Interview with Robin Bougie

Hello, I’m not James Lipton and this is most emphatically NOT “Inside the Actor’s Studio.” Instead, I’m a pervert and a film junkie sitting down (metaphorically) with a fellow pervert and film junkie and finding out what makes him tick.




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