Nov/2019

‘The Curse of the Cat People’ Blu-ray Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 8th, 2018

The Cat People‘ really thrilled people back in 1942, so in 1944, they made a sequel called ‘The Curse of the Cat People‘. It was all marketing though as ‘Curse‘ barely had anything to do with the original film, besides some of the same characters and actors. Notably, the filmmaker Ray Wise made this movie. Who is Ray Wise you ask? Holy Shit, I’ll tell you. He directed ‘West Side Story‘, ‘The Sound of Music‘, and even edited ‘Citizen Kane‘ to name a few projects he’s worked on. Not exactly a light-weight.

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Film Review ‘The Black Cat’

by Red Zeppelbon on Dec 7th, 2017

Hey guys, Jana here,

The Black Cat‘ comes from Lorien Motion Pictures, director and screenplay writer Bhargav Saikia, based on the short story by Ruskin Bond. The short film stars only three people, Tom Alter (‘Veer Zaara‘), Shernaz Patel (‘Black‘), and Uday Chandra (‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro‘) .

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Written By: Bryan Kluger

Good news, everyone. The entire ANTI- catalog of Tom Waits albums will be re-mastered and re-issued on vinyl, which will include a new remixed version of Real Gone. All of this will be available before the holiday season, which will make excellent gifts and stocking stuffers. Tom Waits is one of the coolest people on planet Earth and has released videos, songs, and movies that always evoke emotions, laughs, and fun. I just hope he’s working on a new album and will once again tour, because if you’ve never seen Tom Waits live in concert, you really haven’t lived yet. It looks like all releases will come with 2 LPs that are 180g each along with a digital download card as well, which is just amazing.

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Film Review: ‘Be My Cat: A Film for Anne’!!

by Janet White on Nov 29th, 2016

Hello Everyone, Janet W. here…

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Direct from the twisted cerebral cortex of director, writer, and star Adrian Tofei, is Be My Cat: A Film for Anne. A tale so demented yet potentially realistic about obsession as seen through the eyes of a psychopath. Tofei’s goal (as the lead character is himself) is to woo Anne Hathaway to be the star of his film. How do you ask? By filming a “documentary” about the film including the casting process. Unwittingly three women, Sonia Teodoriu, Florentina Hariton, and Alexandra Stroe, will participate in his lunacy and suffer the consequences. Read the rest of this entry »

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Blu-ray Review: ‘The People Under The Stairs’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 13th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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THE FILM

I remember first seeing Wes Craven’sThe People Under The Stairs‘ on my television at home, when I rented it on VHS at the local video store, back when they had movie rental locations in the early 90s. I had already seen ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street‘ and knew who Craven was at that point, and I knew I had to see his new film. I instantly loved it, as it followed a kid my age in the film. I thought it was quite funny and scary all at the same time as Craven perfectly balanced the two genres here. It also did quite well in theaters, making over $31 million dollars on a $6 million dollar budget, and went on to become one of the cult classics we still love and cherish on television today.

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The CW Bringing ‘Dead People’ To Pilot!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Feb 3rd, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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As I mentioned earlier, The CW is making a day of getting their pilots in order for the rest of their year. The newest title brought to attention is the supernatural drama ‘Dead People‘. Coming from trusted ‘Californication‘ creator, Tom Kapinos and backed by J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot banner.

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Film Review: ‘Foxcatcher’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 25th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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Director Bennett Miller has chosen his four films wisely. Starting with ‘The Cruise‘ back in 1998, Miller has only three more films on his resume, including ‘Foxcatcher‘. The previous two were ‘Capote‘ was an Oscar winner as well as ‘Moneyball‘. Miller has an uncanny knack for telling compelling stories that are based on real life events and engaging the audience to not only be entertained, but to think and discuss these characters and sometimes real people’s motives in what they did in their particular story. You can add to that, Miller’s success in getting his actors to win Oscars almost across the board, and this very dark and creepy film ‘Foxcatcher‘ is no different.

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Film Review: ‘Dear White People’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 23rd, 2014

Hillary T., Here…

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At first I was leery of the title “Dear White People.” I mean, is it a satire or a serious treatise on racial relations in colleges everywhere? Well, it’s both, and it’s for everyone. It’s absolutely wonderful, and for a first time director’s debut, it packs a sincerity that is poignant and lingering. I couldn’t stop laughing, and squirming at the same time, which means that this film did its job and I commend Justin Simien on his brilliant casting of such an independent film.

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Seems like most of the really important music to come out of the 20th Century was very topical in nature, songs that reflected what was happening in life and society at that time.

Take one of Bob Dylan’s early songs, “The Times They Are A-Changing”, Woody Guthrie’s “Dust Bowl Ballads” and The Weavers’ rendition of “What Side Are You On,” a song originally written for the United Mine Workers Union in Kentucky in the early 1930s, shifted slightly to bring attention to the growing fears of Communism and McCarthyism in the 1950s. All of these songs were powerful then and still very much are today, as well as being important documents of the American fabric of history, how the music has shaped our people as a country, and how change in our society has been brought through by the platform of music. The exact same can be said of John Lennon and his Plastic Ono Band’s “Power To The People” song, written and released in 1971. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hi Bryan Here

Some more news for you from Sundance Film Festival.  At the screening of Lucky McKee’s new film, “The Woman”, some guy got so upset and so offended that he became irate and crazy and had to be physically removed from the screening.  Luckily somebody filmed it.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

Arrow Video presents George RomeroBetween Night and Dawn‘ a limited edition 6-Disc box set (Blu-ray + DVD) is coming October 24th. ‘There’s Always Vanilla‘, ‘Season of the Witch‘, and ‘The Crazies‘, made between ‘Night of the Living Dead‘ and ‘Dawn of the Dead‘, showcase the extraordinary versatility and dynamism of this irreplaceable American auteur. Three films from the late, legendary horror director, George A. Romero, showing that although he might have defined zombie cinema, it didn’t define him.
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Criterion Announces It’s September Releases!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jun 16th, 2016

Hey guys, Jana here,

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Criterion has announced their September titles, which are all listed below. You can see all the tech-specs and bonus features with each title. This is one hell of a month for Criterion, as all titles look insanely good. I can’t wait to watch all of these. We will update when pre-order links are available.

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Hi Bryan Here….

I am a huge fan of Brett Easton Ellis.  His novels are amazing.  He wrote ‘American Psycho’, ‘Less Than Zero’, ‘Rules of Attraction’, and ‘Lunar Park’ to name a few.  He is now teaming up with director Paul Schrader to make a film called ‘Bait’ which “follows a young man itching to take his revenge against the wealthy.  The man, who works at a posh beach club, angles his way on to a yacht filled with the obnoxious elite, commandeering it into waters filled with the finned man-eaters.”

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CHARLIE’S ANGELS (2019) – Film Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 12th, 2019

“Charlie’s Angels is the ultimate plane movie I’ve ever seen.”

Charlie’s Angels is a completely serviceable popcorn flick. It fulfills its purpose to entertain for 2 hours and be entirely forgettable before the credits stop rolling. With fun performances and a story that doesn’t ask you to take it seriously, it moves from costume change to set-piece at an alarming rate before culminating in an ‘Ok’ finale.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon – Blu-ray Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 30th, 2019

The Peanut Butter Falcon is a stone-cold stunner of a movie where an unexpected friendship blossoms between two people on their way to a pro-wrestling school. It’s the most enchanting movie I’ve seen in a long time. Lionsgate delivers a great 1080p HD transfer along with a prime-sounding DTS-HD MA 5.1 audio mix. Bonus features are scarce on this one, but the movie speaks enough for itself. Highly Recommended!

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