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The Best Midnight Movie Candidates of the 21st Century

We love a good underdog story. “Small-time theater owners, who could rent inexpensive pictures without having to pay distributors a percentage of the receipts, were able to flourish, which led to the growth of art houses, revival houses, and third-run grind houses. 1,880 more words


The 50 Greatest Midnight Movies of All Time

For the young cinéaste, attending your first midnight movie is a rite of passage that’s as important as your first kiss. Midnight screenings inspire rabid devotees, because they invite fans to participate in communal antics (think… 2,557 more words


Talking with Deadly Spawn's Douglas McKeown

Holy man-eating aliens! 31FilmTalk posted a portion of my interview with The Deadly Spawn‘s director Douglas McKeown from this past October’s The Massacre. We talk a lot about the inherent feminism in the piece and the degree to which McKeown was involved with the cult classic’s special effects, here. 18 more words


Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: Your Life Will Be Good.

September 6, 2014

It was the first Saturday in September and Beth and I were live-writing at the South Nashville Art Crawl, supposedly inspired by live dancers and the subsequent photographs of the live dancers. 1,546 more words

[Album] United Bass Kollective - "Kollective Perspective"

First compilation from the Edmonton, Alberta based party collective, the “United Bass Kollective“.

“UBK, standing for United Bass Kollective was started with a vision and focus of bringing people together under the roof of bass music in an atmosphere that felt like home and family. 71 more words

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Currying Anger

Maybe it’s because I just flew through Hoberman and Rosenbaum’s Midnight Movies, but I couldn’t help thinking about Kenneth Anger’s Kustom Kar Kommandos when I stumbled upon Tim Curry’s disturbingly 1979ish “Paradise Garage.”  Why shouldn’t the NYC underground of the ’60s have collapsed into the Rocky Horrorified new wave of the ’90s?   122 more words

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