2 FAST 2 FURIOUS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 100 minutes

IN THEATERS, JUNE 6TH! Movies like “2 Fast 2 Furious” are all about the bigger picture in every sense: the rocket speed of the cars; the over-the-top stunts; the firepower of the explosions; the glass-shattering decibel level; the uniformly broad strokes in every aspect of the execution; and–last and certainly not least–the size of the box office take…


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LUCINDA’S SPELL (DVD)

LUCINDA’S SPELL (DVD)
4 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 105 minutes

NOW AVAILABLE IN THE FILM THREAT DVD STORE! Lucinda’s Spell” is stylish, charming, imaginative, and a heck of a lot of fun. It’s worth a look, so hop to it!


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SCRABYLON

SCRABYLON
4 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 50 minutes

Scott Peterson’s charming and funny new documentary “Scrabylon” has as it’s backdrop the 2001 World Scrabble Championship in Las Vegas, NV, where one hundred of the top Scrabble players in the country gather to compete for the grand prize of $25,000…


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SHADOW HOLLYWOOD: THE “OTHER” ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

Shadow Hollywood runs a whole range of scams devised on sucking money out of young, naive artists. One of the latest scams is a smarmy little Dallas company called On The Air Publications…



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SAVINI JOINS “DEATH4TOLD”

Tom Savini has been signed to appear in Fearmakers Studios’ “Death4Told” to begin production June 2003. The project, starring Margot Kidder (“Superman”), contains four short films of horror and suspense. Savini will play an escaped convict for the fourth segment within “Death4Told” entitled “The Psychic.” “Tom Savini is the only one I imagined for the […]



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STONY BROOK ROLLS IN JULY

The East Coast Premiere of Todd Komarnicki’s “Resistance” will open the 2003 Stony Brook Film Festival at Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts, on Wednesday evening, July 16…



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THE BRAZILIAN WIZARD OF OZ

THE BRAZILIAN WIZARD OF OZ
4 Stars
Year Released: 1984
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 95 minutes

Hopefully more of these lunatic offerings can find their way out of Brazil and into a wider range of cult movie feeding frenzy…


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STILL

2 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 21 minutes

“Still,” it’s a parent-to-be’s worst nightmare…easy on the nightmare…


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UNDER THE SHIPWRECKED MOON

3 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

“Under the Shipwrecked Moon” focuses on the journey of an elderly Finnish man who is planning to reunite with his family after leaving them 15 years earlier when his son, a ship’s captain, drowned in a shipwreck in the Bering Sea…


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PROMETHEUS BOUND

PROMETHEUS BOUND
1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 minutes

Alex also has premonitions of possible bad things that will happen. Oooooooh, bad things…SCARY things!


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MOVIE MARKETING FOR DUMMIES

What is the best way for filmmakers to use the Internet to their advantage when every film has a web site now? The Internet offers the best opportunity for niche marketing. Especially for small and limited audience movies and videos. Before, a film marketer had to promote to broad audiences in hopes of finding his […]



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MOVIE MARKETING FOR DUMMIES

Okay, if you had to list them, what are the most common dos and don’ts of movie marketing? Dos 1. Work from the top down with all audiences (distributors, media, buyers) 2. Utilize the power of the Internet 3. Keep good records of correspondence and communications 4. Get a referral from everyone who turns you […]



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MOVIE MARKETING FOR DUMMIES

How did you get into filmmaking? You know, the usual – punk kid finds his dad’s Super 8 film camera and never looks back. The hard part was getting through the teen years – trying to convince my stoner buddies that I wasn’t a geek. I went through all the requisite phases – making gross-out […]



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MOVIE MARKETING FOR DUMMIES

INTERVIEW WITH THE INDIE FILM MARKETING GURU! SECRETS REVEALED! When it comes to movie marketing, Mark Steven Bosko is no dummy. In fact, it’s not an exaggeration to say that Bosko knows it all. As author of “The Complete Independent Movie Marketing Handbook,” he’s been promoting and distributing independent features for more than 10 years and performing virtually every job on a film production…



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EXCESS HOLLYWOOD: DESTROYING THE CLASSICS

Most studios are afraid to take chances. Few want to be the first to do “The Exorcist,” but all of them are happy to copy its success in one form or another, or do an unnecessary prequel. Executives are cowards, and remakes prove it…



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