Father Gore talks with director and FX wizard Gabe Bartalos about his latest film, the utterly insane SAINT BERNARD.
THE DARK TAPES is a horror-science fiction-thriller mashup of related shorts, mingling together in an exciting yet flawed mix of terror.
A Late Thaw. 2015. Directed & Written by Kim Barr. Starring Michelle Boback, Lucas Chartier-Dessert, Kathleen Fee, Helena Marie, & Ivan Peric. 14 minutes. Drama/Fantasy/Short ★★★★1/2 Over at ChicArt Productions they’re consistently putting out interesting little short independent films. Some are great subversions of genre, others are merely great examples of the genres in whichContinue reading “Short Film Review: A Late Thaw is a Beautifully Dark Look at Grief”
Closer to God. 2014. Directed and Written by Billy Senese. Starring Jeremy Childs, Shelean Newman, Shannon Hoppe, David Alford, and Isaac Disney. LC Pictures. Unrated. 81 minutes. Horror/Sci-Fi/Thriller. ★★★ Usually I keep my ear out and head up for any new horror films that sound different, or for whatever reason pique my interest. Closer to GodContinue reading “CLOSER TO GOD and the Ethics of Science”
The Stranger. 2015. Directed and Written by Guillermo Amoedo. Starring Cristobal Tapia Montt, Ariel Levy, Luis Gnecco, and Nicolas Duran. Sobras International Pictures. Unrated. 93 minutes. Drama/Horror/Mystery. ★★★1/2 Eli Roth, though some may say different, is a great talent. I enjoy his movies because they’re fun. I really enjoy him as a producer, as well.Continue reading “THE STRANGER is Eerie Indie Vampire Horror”
It Follows. 2015. Directed & Written by David Robert Mitchell. Starring Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Kelly Height, Daniel Zovatto, and Jake Weary. Northern Lights Films. 14A. 100 minutes. Horror/Mystery. ★★★★1/2 There’s been a massive amount of praise roll in for David Robert Mitchell’s new horror It Follows, and it seems equal portions of peopleContinue reading “IT FOLLOWS: S.T.G (Sexually Transmitted Ghosts)”
A man tracks down the one who brutally hurt his daughter.
Cheap Thrills. 2014. Dir. E.L Katz. Starring Pat Healy, Sara Paxton, Ethan Embry, and David Koechner. Pacific Northwest Pictures. Rated 14A. 88 minutes. Comedy/Crime/Drama ★★★★1/2 Cheap Thrills begins as Craig (Pat Healy) loses his low paying job. On top of that, he and his wife, as well as their new baby, are on the vergeContinue reading “CHEAP THRILLS in a Bleak Economy”
Summer of Blood. 2014. Directed & Written by Onur Tukel. Starring Onur Tukel, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Vanna Pilgrim, Jason Selvig, and Melodie Sisk. Dark Sky Films. Not Rated. 86 minutes. Comedy/Horror ★★1/2 Erik Sparrow, played by writer and director Onur Tukel, seems to have a stable life – he has a nice job, he livesContinue reading “SUMMER OF BLOOD: Unlikeable Hipster Vampires”
TOAD ROAD is a haunting modern story of drug abuse.