Archive for February, 2015

New trailer for Raiders!

New trailer for Raiders!

Tweet Raiders!, a documentary of the story of the greatest fan film ever made, will have its world premier at SXSW next month! Raiders! begins in 1982, when two twelve-year-olds from Mississippi, Eric Zala and Chris Strompolos, decided to remake Raiders of the Lost Ark shot-by-shot. Eric and Chris faithfully remade every scene over the next seven summers, with […]




News Roundup

News Roundup

Tweet Got a couple of news items here for you. Thought I’d put them all into one big post instead of bombarding you with three or four little posts. Here we go: First up: Lady Gaga has been announced as an official cast member for season 5 of American Horror Story. Even more exciting, the theme […]




The most interesting 20 minutes you’ll have all week

The most interesting 20 minutes you’ll have all week

Tweet Productions like “The Outer Darkness” will make you wonder what Hollywood needs a blockbuster-sized budget for anyway. This short, micro-budgeted film is part of a new horror anthology series that’s directed by Anthony Melton (of the UK horror collective Bloody Cuts) and Ben Franklin (formerly Bloody Cuts). In the spirit of the classic “The […]




The Drownsman surfaces May 12th!

The Drownsman surfaces May 12th!

Tweet On May 12th, Anchor Bay Entertainment will be releasing The Drownsman on DVD and Blu-ray! You can start pre-booking April 8th. Here’s the synopsis: “After almost drowning in a lake accident, Madison (Michelle Mylett, Antisocial) develops hydrophobia: an abnormal fear of water. After shutting the world and her friends out for over a year, her friends […]




New trailers for The Dead Lands

New trailers for The Dead Lands

Tweet New red and green band trailers for Magnet Releasing’s upcoming The Dead Lands are here! In case you’re not familiar, here’s the synopsis: “Hongi (James Rolleston) – a Maori chieftain’s teenage son – must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is […]




A uniquely personal portrait: My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn

A uniquely personal portrait: My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn

Tweet I didn’t much care for Only God Forgives. I watched about 20 minutes, completely failed to be interested, and turned it off and watched something else. It seemed that Nicolas Winding Refn, a director whose style can easily be described, without insult, as an acquired taste that’s not for everybody, had gone over the precipice […]




Deleted scenes and more from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Deleted scenes and more from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Tweet Fans of The Hunger Games, get excited! The third installment of this hugely popular series arrived on Digital HD on February 17th, and will be available as a Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus digital) and On Demand on Friday, March 6th. I’m super pumped, I didn’t get to see this when […]




Help make Skipper Smith happen!

Help make Skipper Smith happen!

Tweet Brett Kelly, director of comedies like the Bond parody Spyfall and the zombie musical My Fair Zombie, needs your help! He’s working on his 28th feature film, entitled Skipper Smith and the Really Important Thing, and he’s raising funds for the movie on Indiegogo. Skipper Smith is a parody of Indiana Jones, and will star Peter Whittaker (Hell […]




Episode 35-Courtney Wyant’s 300th Day of Sobriety = An Episode Out Of Control!!!

Episode 35-Courtney Wyant’s 300th Day of Sobriety = An Episode Out Of Control!!!

Tweet You know how this works: We bring our buddy, Courtney, on every 100 days to discuss his journey with sobriety.  This episode, the 3 of us have dubbed “The Worst Podcast In History”.  My children decided to join us uninvited and cause a level of disturbance that can only be described as drunken & […]




New teaser trailer for Lazer Team

New teaser trailer for Lazer Team

Tweet Several weeks ago, I announced the coming of Lazer Team, a sci-fi comedy from Rooster Teeth Productions that has the proud distinction of being the most-funded film campaign in Indiegogo history. Well, the teaser trailer is here. You’ll have to use it to tide yourself over until March 16th, when the full Lazer Team […]




ON THE CHEAP Offers Readers Rich Rewards

ON THE CHEAP Offers Readers Rich Rewards

Tweet Hello again, Brothers and Sisters of the Psychotronic Video World! Now, the name Greydon Clark should be familiar to you all, but just in case, this is the man who gave us such films as BLACK SHAMPOO, ANGEL’S BRIGADE, WITHOUT WARNING. A man who cut his filmmaking teeth on the likes of SATAN’S SADISTS. […]




Drafthouse Recommends It Follows

Drafthouse Recommends It Follows

Tweet Alamo Drafthouse recently announced It Follows as the latest Drafthouse Recommends title! It Follows is directed by David Robert Mitchell, whose 2010 directorial debut, The Myth of the American Sleepover, was widely acclaimed. For his latest film, Mitchell has named movies like Jaws, Halloween, Ringu, and They Came From Within as his influences, which should make for a pretty interesting combination of sources […]




Echoes will be available on Blu-ray and DVD April 14th!

Echoes will be available on Blu-ray and DVD April 14th!

Tweet On April 14th, Anchor Bay Entertainment will release film festival hit Echoes on Blu-ray and DVD. This supernatural thriller is also the directorial debut of Nils Timm, who directed and wrote the screenplay. Echoes stars Steven Brand (The Scorpion King), Kate French (“Gossip Girl”), Billy Wirth (The Lost Boys) and Steven Hanks (12/12/12). Here’s the synopsis: “Struggling with […]




SXSW news: Robert Rodriguez presents original Frank Frazetta collection

SXSW news: Robert Rodriguez presents original Frank Frazetta collection

Tweet This year, during SXSW, Robert Rodriguez will be curating a museum collection of 12 original Frank Frazetta works of art. You’ll be able to see paintings like “Death Dealer 2,” “Conan Man Ape,” “From Dusk Til Dawn, and “A Requiem For Sharks” on display. Frazette is considered to the be undisputed master of fantasy […]




Classic thriller Roar will join Pride of Drafthouse Films Releases

Classic thriller Roar will join Pride of Drafthouse Films Releases

Tweet Drafthouse Films has been very busy this year, they’ve partnered with Olive Films for their next release: Roar, a 1981 film starring Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith, and about 150 big cats from Africa. It’s scheduled for a theatrical release in April 2015. In the case of Roar, the “where/when to see it” details are super […]




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