Class struggle on a train in the distant future in a world transformed by global warming. The description sounds like a heavy drama starring Daniel Day Lewis directed by Michael Moore.
We speak of the new film Snowpiercer from Bong Joon Ho (The Host) titled which stars a host of familiar faces including Chris Evans (Captain America), Tilda Swinton (We Need To Talk About Kevin), Ed Harris (Apollo 13), John Hurt (Alien), Octavia Spencer (The Help) and Allison Pill
I would argue that anyone over the age of 40 has either attended a movie screening at a drive-in theatre or at least knows where a drive-in theatre once stood. I talk in past tense terms thanks to information obtained while watching the new documentary Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-In Movie.
Shining a spotlight on the history of the drive-in theatres across North America, Going Attractions informs us that by the late 1950ís there
Updated 06-20-2014 at 01:26 PM by GregMO ROberts
If you thought that mixing comedy and horror together was a hit-or-miss proposition, consider mixing the musical and horror genres in a feature. Sure, itís been done before. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is considered musical horror. So too is Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. But what if someone took hardcore horror and inter-mixed it with musical/dance numbers.
That is exactly what writer/director Jerome Sable attempts to blend in Stage Fright
Movies have transformed many a law enforcement officer into valued entertainment. William Lustigís Maniac Cop put a killer in the blue uniform. Bloodshot gave us Brad Dourif as a vampire CIA operative. And who can forget Treat Williams as the police officer slowly rotting after becoming a zombie? But what I havenít seen yet is a werewolf cop (at least not to my recollection) and thanks to Canadian director Lowell Dean, I can now cross that incarnation off my bucket list.
Updated 06-13-2014 at 01:25 PM by GregMO ROberts
ďItís the quiet ones you have to watch.Ē Donít know who said this familiar adage, but I suppose that is what the new horror film The Quiet Ones was attempting to exploit.
With an interesting trailer peaking my interest, I went into my screening of The Quiet Ones with all the hope and promise of a newborn baby. I left wishing I had gone through with an abortion.
Directed by John Pogue (Quarantine 2: Terminal), The Quiet Ones stars Mad Menís Jared