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Saturday Matinee: Night Flight

Though I don’t have cable and rarely watch network television online, there’s definitely programs and artists of enduring value I’ve discovered through television. One prime example is “Night Flight”, a carefully curated block of late night programming reminiscent of a YouTube channel for a counterculture blog (long before blogs and YouTube existed). 336 more words

Culture

Eraserhead (1977)

First published by Film4

Synopsis: “Oh you are sick.” David Lynch’s feature debut is a monochrome fever dream of frustrated desires and horrific unease. 1,068 more words

Album Review: Acid Witch - "Midnight Movies"

Acid Witch are just about to head off on a European tour, (find dates here) but before they abandon the Midwest and speed off on angelic, winged motorcycles of death, they decided to leave a little piece of themselves behind in the form of a four-song EP entitled… 652 more words

Album Reviews

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

Film

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

Film

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

Entertainment

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