THE LONGSHOTS

2 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 94 minutes

A clichéd and painfully formulaic little film reliant on the fading appeal of Cube…


Posted on August 31, 2008 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: PERVERSION FOR PROFIT

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 campaigns against vintage smut…



Posted on August 29, 2008 by

SIDEWALK CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF INDEPENDENTS

SIDEWALK CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF INDEPENDENTS

And we’ll be celebrating right along with them September 26-28 as the 2008 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival rolls out in Birmingham, Alabama…



Posted on August 29, 2008 by

YOUNG PEOPLE FUCKING

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 90 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Looking for some funny fornicating? Some boobies ‘n belly laughs? Shags ‘n snickers? “YPF” should fit the bill between dinner at the Comedy Club and after-hours sheet heating…


Posted on August 29, 2008 by

MARIA BETHÂNIA: MÚSICA É PERFUME

3 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 82 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! The film is clearly not being made for people who are unfamiliar with the star and her career, which spans four decades. After 82 minutes, it is difficult to determine who this woman is and how she became a major recording star in her country…


Posted on August 29, 2008 by

2008 WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THREE OPENING NIGHT FILMS

For the first time, the Woodstock Film Festival will present THREE Opening Films…



Posted on August 28, 2008 by

A SKIN, A NIGHT (DVD)

4 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 63 minutes

If you appreciate true innovation, or just want a unique artistic experience elevated by The National’s music, personal thoughts about the band and day-to-day workings, then this is definitely for you…


Posted on August 28, 2008 by

HUMBOLDT COUNTY

4 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 97 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! “Humboldt County” is just the type of small film that, if given a chance to be seen by audiences, could become somewhat of a hit for grownups ala “Sideways” or “The Squid and the Whale”…


Posted on August 28, 2008 by

THE JOURNEY TO “ATOLL K”

THE JOURNEY TO “ATOLL K”

The last screen appearance of the beloved comedy team Laurel and Hardy, to many fans, was one of their very worst endeavors. What went wrong in the creation the film, “Atoll K”? Film Threat talks to author Norbert Aping about the story behind this doomed production…



Posted on August 27, 2008 by

ROGER CORMAN TEAMS UP WITH BLUEWATER FOR COMIC BOOK SERIES

ROGER CORMAN TEAMS UP WITH BLUEWATER FOR COMIC BOOK SERIES

Bluewater Productions and Roger Corman are teaming up to excite a new generation of genre fans as the independent comic publisher and legendary genre filmmaker plan to readapt and re-imagine some of Corman’s popular work…



Posted on August 27, 2008 by

“HABER” WINS BEST OF LA SHORTS FEST

The Los Angeles Shorts Film Festival presented its highest award this weekend to writer / director Daniel Ragussis for his film “Haber”…



Posted on August 27, 2008 by

FIRST FEEL GOOD FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

The Feel Good Film Festival (FGFF) has announced the award winners for its inaugural film festival…



Posted on August 27, 2008 by

NO BURGERS FOR BIGFOOT

5 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 85 minutes

Indeed, all of “No Burgers for Bigfoot” has to be seen to believed – it is so original and delightful that it locks the viewer’s attention from start to finish…


Posted on August 27, 2008 by

DEATH RACE

1 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 89 minutes

Anderson just adapts the Playstation game “Twisted Metal” sans the supernatural themes while simultaneously ripping off “The Longest Yard” and “Death Warrant”…


Posted on August 26, 2008 by

VAMPYR: CRITERION COLLECTION (DVD)

4 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 73 minutes

With the shifts and glides of grayish-white background, “Vampyr” plays like a musty old photo that wakes to jolting life…


Posted on August 26, 2008 by

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