This past week marked the anniversaries of two classic animated films. The first being the R rated cult film HEAVY METAL based on the adult graphic magazine of the same title or originally titled Metal Hurlant in France.
The lead singer and electronic noise pioneer Alan Vega has died this week in his sleep at the age of 78. Born in Brooklyn, NY and alumni of Brooklyn College, Boruch Alan Bermowitz (June 23, 1938 – July 16, 2016)
This film is filmed in glorious hand held analogue and probably with a portable camera the size of your Playstation 4.
Feast your eyes on some wonderful news. There will be brand new tales from the Dark Crystal universe.
Anyone that knows me will tell you that I am a big mark for South Korean cinema. And I don’t mean only because of OLDBOY.
Directed, written, produced, photographed, co-edited by and co-starring; as well special fx provided by Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings, Frighteners, Dead Alive).
I know it’s late. It’s late in the month; it’s late in the evening and it’s time to tune into this month’s Retro Movie, Michael Mann’s THIEF 1981.
I was watching the first Terminator movie on cable television for the one-ba’jillionth time this morning. It never gets old; it only gets better with age. Little tiny quirks and nuances make each viewing fresh and new to me… call me nostalgic.
Garry Emmanuel Shandling (November 29, 1949 – March 24, 2016) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, producer and voice artist, best known for his work in It's Garry Shandling's Show and The Larry Sanders Show.
Originally aired on PBS television on January 18th, 1984, and was subsequently shown in several film festivals to much acclaim, including theVancouver Film Festival. It also won the Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.
Short Eyes is a 1977 American film adaptation of the Miguel Piñero play of the same title, directed by Robert M. Young
It was 1988 and Cannon Films head honchos Golan & Globus apparently were interested in capitalizing on the next dance craze to sweep through suburban malls across the country.