Genre In Film, a Coming of Age?

At one time a fan would be hard pressed to find a big-named actor at the height of his or her career in a genre film. Mostly actors whose faces were associated with genre were cast in genre — Lon Chaney Jr., Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, etc. Oh sure, there […]

Film Review: The Nutcracker 3D by Chris Welch

THE NUTCRACKER 3-D IS FUN FOR KIDS, WEIRD FOR ADULTS

Starring Elle Fanning, Charlie Rowe, Nathan Lane, John Turturro, Yulia Vysotskaya, Frances De La Tour, Richard Grant, and Aaron Michael Drozin.

Directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy

Released by Cinemarket Films.

Review by Chris Welch

When most people hear the title The Nutcracker, they almost always […]

Film Review: Hereafter — C.J. Henderson

HEREAFTER

By: C.J. Henderson

Well, let’s get this out of the way right now. This is not a film for the children. That is not to say that it is filled with bad language or excessive sex or violence. It’s not. Indeed, that’s a big part of why this one isn’t for children. I […]

A Boy And His Dog–a review

Psycho Boy and His Killer Dog

A Boy And His Dog,

1969

. I often wonder what distributors are thinking about when they give films different titles to entice an audience into slapping down hard-earned cash. The above moniker was forced onto the 1975 film version of Harlan Ellison’s A Boy And His Dog for […]

Review: Last Man On Earth

Fans of survival fiction are quick to note the influence of Romero’s Night of the Living Dead on the survival fiction genre, both in film and literature, since its 1969 release. However, too often, many fans of the that release have not seen its predecessor, The Last Man On Earth (1964), starring Vincent Price and […]

Movie Review: ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009)

REVIEW: ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009) (available on DVD as part of the After Dark HorrorFest series)

After 9/11, people from the Mideast often found themselves being given a suspicious eye . That prejudice is still with us, and if anything, heightened, almost ten years later. Zombies of Mass Destruction (ZMD) takes this paranoia […]