IN SEARCH OF AN INTERVIEW WITH FILMMAKER ALEX HOLDRIDGE

“In Search of a Midnight Kiss” is a story of modern love in Los Angeles taking place during one of the loneliest times of the year: New Year’s Eve. Alex Holdridge revives indie filmmaking with this festival gem, and the writer/director took some time out to talk with Film Threat about his film…



Posted on November 27, 2007 by

SPIRIT AWARDS NOMINATIONS SHOULD BOOST FLICKS BOX OFFICE!

SPIRIT AWARDS NOMINATIONS SHOULD BOOST FLICKS BOX OFFICE!

The 2008 Spirit Award Nominations have been announced…



Posted on November 27, 2007 by

BRAWNDO: WHEN LIFE REFLECTS ART TO AN IDIOTIC DEGREE!

BRAWNDO: WHEN LIFE REFLECTS ART TO AN IDIOTIC DEGREE!

It won’t replace water — but it comes pretty darn close! Redux Beverages LLC, a beverage manufacturing company, whose lineup includes the controversially named, Cocaine, has announced an addition to its line of energy drinks called Brawndo: The Thirst Mutilator…



Posted on November 27, 2007 by

SLAMDANCE ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Slamdance Film Festival, which runs January 17th-25th 2008 in Park City, Utah, has announced the appointment of Drea Clark to the position of Executive Director…



Posted on November 27, 2007 by

I’M A CYBORG BUT THAT’S OKAY

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 105 minutes

Director Chan-Wook Park takes a break from his revenge tales to show us the quirky goings-on of the minds of the mentally ill…


Posted on November 27, 2007 by

THE PLOT THICKENS…

THE PLOT THICKENS…

Well, it seems the hack that Tagruato.jp experienced from a mysterious dissension has ended. If you caught the picture, it’s altered to look like graffiti, and had mysterious symbols, roman numerals, and indistinct wording on five peculiar breeds of sea life. Whatever it was, it was surely a riddle for the internet mass, and has […]



Posted on November 26, 2007 by

FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS… (11/26/07)

FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS… (11/26/07)

I’ve been meaning to start up a blog column for a long time, and for some reason today seemed like as good as any to get the ball rolling. I’m not promising anything as far as content or even the title of the column goes, as this is going to be a work-in-progress until it […]



Posted on November 26, 2007 by

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000: VOLUME 12 (DVD)

4 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 127 minutes

You can’t go wrong with volume 12 in Rhino’s ongoing series of “Mystery Science Theater 3000″ releases…


Posted on November 26, 2007 by

THIS CHRISTMAS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 117 minutes

It’s an ensemble cast Christmas movie focused on a family — the viewer already knows what to expect… “This Christmas” adheres to this formula and impressively stays away from the cheese and the sap that ordinarily accompany holiday pictures…


Posted on November 25, 2007 by

I’M NOT THERE

5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 127 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! It’s moving and direct enough to get your attention on first watching, and profoundly layered and allusive enough to require repeated viewings if you want to see everything that Haynes is up to…


Posted on November 25, 2007 by

HITMAN

HITMAN
1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 100 minutes

“Hitman” lurches from action sequence to action sequence with about as much coherence as, well, a video game. Suspension of disbelief is a must, but they make it hard…


Posted on November 24, 2007 by

TAGRUATO IS RUINING OUR OCEANS…

TAGRUATO IS RUINING OUR OCEANS…

Turkey comas, the holidays, and a new move have gotten the best of me, but this investigation is now back on track. Tagruato is destroying our oceans. Perhaps in search of this magic ingredient found in their wax, and Slusho drinks? What was once a very suspicious corporate website featuring propaganda and news is now […]



Posted on November 23, 2007 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: “DANCE HALL RACKET”

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of classic and kooky flicks that can only be found on bootlegged videos and DVD. This week, Phil defends Lenny Bruce’s much-maligned attempt at movie stardom…



Posted on November 23, 2007 by

ENCHANTED

3 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 107 minutes

The hybrid animated/live-action pic “Enchanted” both tributes Disney and playfully comments on its tradition…


Posted on November 23, 2007 by

DVDUESDAY WITH CHRIS GORE (11/20/07)

DVDUESDAY WITH CHRIS GORE (11/20/07)

This week, Chris Gore reviews the DVD releases of “Live Free or Die Hard,” “Star Trek TOS – The Complete First Season Combo HD-DVD” and “The Princess Bride: 20th Anniversary Edition”…



Posted on November 22, 2007 by

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