ANGEL BLADE

“Angel Blade” is a sinister exercise in disturbing realism set amidst the seedy sexual underbelly of Las Vegas…



Posted on December 5, 2005 by

WHO FLUNG POO (DVD)

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 62 minutes

“Who Flung Poo” is the story of an aspiring artist named Poo who paints with human excrement…


Posted on December 2, 2005 by

BE COOL (DVD)

BE COOL (DVD)
1 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 114 minutes

There is nothing worse than a microwave movie that doesn’t even supply any short term value whatsoever! Bear in mind while reading this review that I am an avid reader of Elmore Leonard and I am a huge fan of the book, so my opinion of the film is in comparison to the book. “Be […]


Posted on October 25, 2005 by

FIGHT FOR YOUR LIFE (DVD)

5 Stars
Year Released: 1977
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 86 minutes

“Fight for Your Life” follows along similar lines of “Last House on the Left” only ten times better…


Posted on October 20, 2005 by

RICHARD W. HAINES: UNSUNG HERO OF UNSUNG CINEMA

With Haines’ beginnings as an editor, it was always in the cards that he was going to make a film himself, only that dream came earlier than anyone would have thought in the profitable slasher debut “Splatter University”…



Posted on October 14, 2005 by

RICHARD W. HAINES: UNSUNG HERO OF UNSUNG CINEMA

What kinds of jobs did you do while you were a struggling filmmaker? The first job I had after graduating NYU was working as an assistant editor and eventually sound editor on the low budget exploitation film, “Mother’s Day” in 1979/1980. I saw a post on the bulletin board seeking production assistants and called to […]



Posted on October 14, 2005 by

RICHARD W. HAINES: UNSUNG HERO OF UNSUNG CINEMA

Your method of filmmaking is somewhat fascinating, giving a big break to many aspiring performers and aspiring filmmakers without experience who quite often cannot even get on a regular set even to get an autograph. How successful is your method of giving aspiring talent a foot in the door? A number of actors got their […]



Posted on October 14, 2005 by

GREGORY PAKIS AND GARTH PETRIDIS: METHOD TO THE MADNESS

In 2001, Melbourne based filmmaker Gregory Pakis was contacted by his cousin Garth Petridis from jail to turn his life story into a film…



Posted on September 16, 2005 by

SOFT MONEY

5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 minutes

HOT NEW INDIE! This film is likely to become Haines’ biggest success to date as it is a succinct, punchy, witty, fast paced cinematic triumph which achieves so much more than its low-budget would have allowed it to do on paper. Razor-sharp writing that could easily take an eye out…


Posted on September 9, 2005 by

RAZOR EATERS

5 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 96 minutes

How does one write a review for the best Australian film ever made?


Posted on August 7, 2005 by

THE GARTH METHOD

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 82 minutes

In 2001, out-of-work actor Garth Petridis was at the end of his rope after many years of rejection in the acting world. In a moment of desperation Garth decided that crime was his last resort in order to become a household name…


Posted on August 6, 2005 by

DEBBIE DOES DALLAS UNCOVERED

DEBBIE DOES DALLAS UNCOVERED
3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 47 minutes

An interesting little documentary which explores the mythology surrounding one of the most famous porn films of all time…


Posted on August 5, 2005 by

BRITNEY POUNDS JUSTIN

BRITNEY POUNDS JUSTIN
2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 6 minutes

Britney is a hard working wife of a husband who pays no attention to her whatsoever…


Posted on July 27, 2005 by

DIVINE RETRIBUTION

DIVINE RETRIBUTION
2 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 10 minutes

“Divine Retribution” is an overambitious attempt to tell a crime story out of sequence…


Posted on July 27, 2005 by

GRIM

GRIM
5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 16 minutes

How happy would you be if the love of your life had just proposed to you? Over the moon, right? But there’s a catch. He tells you that he is The Grim Reaper…


Posted on July 26, 2005 by

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