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Fantasia 2021 to close with takashi miike’s the great yokai war – guardians

FANTASIA 2021 to Close with Takashi Miike’s The Great Yokai War – Guardians

Montreal, Quebec The Fantasia International Film Festival announces a massive new assortment of feature films for its 25th edition, along with details on scheduled panels, talks, tributes, special events, and our esteemed juries. On top of our impressive virtual slate of films, all geo-locked to Canada, and in addition to our globally accessible streamed events,…

Nightstream virtual film festival returns

NIGHTSTREAM Virtual Film Festival Returns

The Boston Underground Film Festival (MA), Brooklyn Horror Film Festival (NY), North Bend Film Festival (WA) and the Overlook Film Festival (LA) will re-team this fall to present a second edition of NIGHTSTREAM. Originally launched in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, NIGHTSTREAM offered a singular virtual festival experience to U.S. audiences that…

Sci-fi and drama meld in the forthcoming film “fatherless”

Sci-Fi and Drama Meld in the Forthcoming Film “Fatherless”

Soon Sci-Fi fans and movie festival audiences will have the opportunity to view a wonderful new film starring Chad Eric Smith and Michael Mau and written and directed by William M. Crouch.  Smith is also the film’s co-producer, together the cast has made a movie that many are sure to enjoy. The film “Fatherless” depicts…

The 31 eves of halloween – film game

The 31 Eves of Halloween – Film Game

It is customary in many cultures to honor the dead and celebrate their life. These cultural celebrations come in many forms and hold many names. In America, we call it Halloween. Halloween is a spooktastic holiday that comes only once a year and falls on October 31st. Halloween embodies an eerie feel and possesses a…

The geekly ramble: geek insider’s weekly roundup of the weird, the awesome, and the just plain “??? ”

The Geekly Ramble: Geek Insider’s Weekly Roundup of the Weird, the Awesome, and the Just Plain “???”

Alright well, here we are. Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Geekly Ramble, Geek Insider’s Weekly Recap of all things…well, geekish, that happened in the last seven days. The following will range from the highs of “Holy Freaking Yes!” to the more sombre notes or “argh” “blegh” and even the coveted “like, why?”. Strap…

The lack of diversity in science fiction

The Lack of Diversity in Science Fiction

Science Fiction is known as one of the most creative and exciting movie genres. It’s full of endless possibilities like alien lifeforms, exotic planets, killer robots, and time travel. The plot devices used in sci-fi allow for some of the most bizarre and unique events, adventures, and stories to be told. Even the most questionable…

Jupiter ascending – the good kind of bad or the bad kind of bad?

Jupiter Ascending – The Good Kind Of Bad Or The Bad Kind of Bad?

Whether you care to see the Wachowski’s latest science fiction space opera Jupiter Ascending or not, it may be increasingly more and more difficult to ignore the buzz it’s been getting lately. Why is the film getting so much press? Well, one thing’s for sure – it’s a pretty weird film. But the word “weird”…

Roll credits: paramount looking to the future in cutting 35mm film

Roll Credits: Paramount Looking to the Future in Cutting 35mm Film

Digital filming has been the method of choice for major pictures for some time now, barring instances of auteur producers or directors throwing their weight around, yet only now has the first movie studio allowed the 35mm of yesteryear to slip into a much deserved retirement. Having announced that Anchorman 2 (I haven’t seen it…

5 sci-fi plot twists you didn’t see coming

5 Sci-Fi Plot Twists You Didn’t See Coming

Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned twist ending to a story? If properly executed, it can not only shock, but also force the reader or viewer to alter their understanding and evaluation of everything that’s occurred thus far. If you’re anything like me you’ll subsequently re-read or re-watch in order to scour for clues. Here…

Ashton Kutcher jOBS Biopic Premiering at Sundance 2013

Premiering at Sundance in 2013, Steve Jobs will get the Ashton Kutcher star treatment in Joshua Michael Stern’s movie biopic “jOBS”. Kutcher is only one out of a handful of stars slated to star in the picture. The movie chronicles 30 years in the life of Steve Jobs, covering his ascension from college drop-out to…