A HALLOWEEN STATE OF MIND…

A HALLOWEEN STATE OF MIND…

When I was a kid, my mom would always sit us down to watch whatever cartoons or action movies were on, while she went off to cook or clean. Back then, we didn’t have cable, but we did have many VHS movies, and most of them were horror movies that my mom kept in a […]



Posted on October 31, 2007 by

AMATEUR PORN STAR SNUFF: INTERVIEW WITH MICHIKO JIMENEZ

The star of “Amateur Porn Star Killer” talks with Film Threat about director Shane Ryan, low-budget filmmaking and her preparation for the visceral snuff-inspired horror flick…



Posted on October 31, 2007 by

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968)

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968)

This Halloween, Film Threat is going old school by showcasing the classic 1968 Romero zombie film “Night of the Living Dead.” If you haven’t seen this, sit down and get an education. If you have seen this… you stopped reading this and started watching already, didn’t you?



Posted on October 31, 2007 by

THE COLLEGIANS ARE GO!!

THE COLLEGIANS ARE GO!!

Forget “Grindhouse,” we’ve all talked about the film too much already! Instead check out this classic short film by filmmaker Scott Calonico, a touching b-movie experience detailing the adventures of the rocking Collegians as they deal with a zombie menace. And look kids, shot on REAL FILM…



Posted on October 31, 2007 by

WHYSOSERIOUS.COM OFFERS HALLOWEEN HINTS!

WHYSOSERIOUS.COM OFFERS HALLOWEEN HINTS!

Head on over to the “The Dark Knight” viral site WhySoSerious.com for some Joker Halloween fun…



Posted on October 31, 2007 by

THE DUNGEON OF DR. DRECK

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: G
Running Time: 90 minutes

The mix of mad scientist cliches and backstage TV drama is unusual and original…


Posted on October 31, 2007 by

I CAN’T GIVE YOU ALL CANDY, SO THIS WILL HAVE TO DO

I CAN’T GIVE YOU ALL CANDY, SO THIS WILL HAVE TO DO

Since Halloween is tomorrow, I thought I’d talk about two of my favorite old school slasher movies that don’t involve Freddy, Michael, Jason, Bubba Sawyer or the dreadful Ghostface. Most of you will have almost certainly never seen (or even heard of for that matter) either of these, but to be a proper horror movie […]



Posted on October 30, 2007 by

D.I.Y. OR DIE: HOW TO SURVIVE AS AN INDEPENDENT ARTIST

D.I.Y. OR DIE: HOW TO SURVIVE AS AN INDEPENDENT ARTIST

In an industry where filmmakers continue to play by the same tired rules, it’s always refreshing to see someone come along and mix things up like Michael W. Dean has done, making his documentary fully available to watch on YouTube and, consequentially, here as well…



Posted on October 30, 2007 by

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES GETS AN ANGEL CITY DRIVE IN!

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES GETS AN ANGEL CITY DRIVE IN!

If you’re looking for something different and fun to do this fall, look no further than the Angel City Drive In…



Posted on October 30, 2007 by

SPIDER-MAN 3: TWO-DISC SPECIAL EDITION (DVD)

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 127 minutes

Now that Hollywood has figured out how to string together two good superhero movies back-to-back, they’re running into a problem that the comic book industry never has to face: How do you wrap up a trilogy?


Posted on October 30, 2007 by

GORE ON G4′S GRINDCORE AIRS HALLOWEEN

GORE ON G4′S GRINDCORE AIRS HALLOWEEN

Hey Gang- As if all the gore you see on Halloween is not enough, you can see more Gore, well, me that is, hosting an all-new G4 special on airing on October 31st! The show is called GRINDCORE and the idea is that we take schlocky horror films, cut out all the boring plot and […]



Posted on October 29, 2007 by

FILM THREAT INVITES YOU TO FREE SCREENINGS IN NOVEMBER!

FILM THREAT INVITES YOU TO FREE SCREENINGS IN NOVEMBER!

Film Threat invites you and a guest to the following FREE advance film screenings in Los Angeles, CA…



Posted on October 29, 2007 by

SAW IV

1 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 95 minutes

“Saw IV” has more flashbacks than a homeless Vietnam vet on acid. Not just with Bell’s character but all throughout. There are even flashbacks to scenes that happened just a few minutes prior…


Posted on October 29, 2007 by

SHINBONE ALLEY (DVD)

2 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: G
Running Time: 84 minutes

Carol Channing voices the growling Mehitabel with a delightful mix of sex, camp and abandon…


Posted on October 29, 2007 by

PARK

4 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 86 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! It’s a hilarious, crowd-pleasing film about everything from honesty to sex to freedom that’s definitely smart without being too overbearing. The title, referring both to the location and what each character is actually doing, couldn’t have been more apt…


Posted on October 28, 2007 by

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