FMP ep. 125 – Barry Lyndon Deep Dive

Original Record Date: March 12, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark dedicate a full episode to Stanley Kubrick’s underrated 1975 masterpiece Barry Lyndon, exploring its place in the great director’s filmography, his filmmaking…

BLIND SPOT(S): The Horror Genre

I don't watch scary movies. I am a sensitive, delicate flower who was scarred for life at a slumber party by back-to-back viewings of 'The Blair Witch Project' and 'Final Destination' when I was thirteen,…

MOVIE LIST: 7 Films of the Apocalypse

Seek out your loved ones and take shelter, for the end is nigh. Well, the end of the year is, assuming we aren't consumed by an abrupt deus ex machina. God forbid we don't make…

Killer's Kiss

BLIND SPOT: ‘Killer’s Kiss’

Some Blind Spots aren’t very embarrassing in and of themselves, but rather only in a certain context.  Like Killer’s Kiss for example.  If you were to tell someone that you hadn’t seen it, they’d probably…

New on DVD and Blu-Ray: October 23, 2012

This week is bursting with too many new and classic releases for a cinema-lover to handle! Treats both exuberant and dour arrive fresh from their Summer outings, features from famed directors find a new audience…

BLIND SPOT: ‘Hour of the Wolf’ (1968)

Hour of the Wolf begins outside a modest cottage.  A table rests in the foreground, supporting a basket of apples and a cutting board.  A gnarled, twisted tree grows beside the shack door, its branches…

Faith Lost? 135 Shots That Will Restore Your…

Have the recent installment of Hollywood offers found you losing your faith in the film industry? Well, a Vimeo user named Flavorwire (via The Playlist) seeks to restore your belief with a new montage called…

Quick Takes – 09.18.11

The Killing (1956) Grade: A | 1st Viewing We already reviewed this movie on this week’s podcast, but since I did not watch much this week outside of theatrical releases I thought I would include…

MASTER MOMENTS: ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’

  Stanley Kubrick's visceral masterpiece, 2001: A Space Odyssey so effectively incorporated Richard Strauss's little known intro, 'Sunrise,' that it is almost exclusively known and associated with the film. It is an example of a…

Introducing ‘Master Moments!’

  As of today, I will no longer be writing the already mostly dead 'Breakouts and Outbreaks' column. It will be replaced by what Alex and I have decided to call 'Master Moments.' The idea…

Of the Day – 05.03.11

Read of the Day: How to  create a thriving arthouse cinema almost anywhere. [indieWIRE] News of the Day: Quentin Tarantino's next film will be Django Unchanged, a Spaghetti Western send-up, and the official plot details…