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Are There Really Cursed Films? New Docuseries Explores That Question.

The term “cursed films” has been around Hollywood since the dawn of the movie industry. I think the first example I ever heard was in The Wizard of Oz (1939). No, I am not talking about the infamous “munchkin suicide… Continue Reading →

Hitchock/Truffaut Celebrates All Forms of Cinema

Per Matt If you enjoy watching modern-day movies — especially the horror genre — you’ve got Alfred Hitchcock to thank for that. Known as the “Master of Suspense,” the filmmaker rewrote the defining elements of what made a movie. And… Continue Reading →

AMC Theatres Delays Its Grand Re-Opening

Per Matt I cringe every time I actually mention “the new normal.” I truly hate it, despise it even, although it’s become a part of my vocabulary that I cannot deny. During these crazy COVID-19 times, the pandemic has taken… Continue Reading →

Neil Gaiman Dreams Dangerously

Per Matt I have had a love affair with books for a long time, now. I remember checking out unusual novels in elementary school, but I guess it really amplified when I was a teenager. Certain topics and certain authors… Continue Reading →

Brevity is No Virtue: Rewarding Elongated Movies

Per Matt When you’re a famous writer-director-producer working on a big-named project, sometimes the biggest enemy of a filmmaker can be yourself. Quite a few of the most-anticipated movies of 2019 have been longer than necessary for audiences to endure…. Continue Reading →

What’s in Store for AMC’s FearFest?

Each year, I patiently await October’s arrival for multiple reasons and this year, I was especially curious to see what AMC’s FearFest had in store for fans in the mood for some Halloween scares.

Sex and Controversy Penetrate Nashville Film Festival’s Graveyard Shift

Per Matt Sex sells — shocking admission, I know. But when paired with a never-ending controversy, a film’s box-office results can either be helped or hurt if it’s too extreme. And two movies featured by the Graveyard Shift of the… Continue Reading →

Deadly Mistakes and A Rockin’ Punk Doc: 2019 Nashville Film Festival

Per Matt When attending an iconic event for the very first time, there’s always going to be some sense of nervousness until you finally get situated. But when you’re attending the Nashville Film Festival, which is currently celebrating its 50th… Continue Reading →

Nashville Film Festival’s Graveyard Shift Reveals Monsters, Murderers and Mayhem

Now that October has arrived, the temperature is slowly dropping and spooky spirits are beginning to appear, what better time than now for the 2019 Nashville Film Festival to arrive, full of monsters, murderers, mayhem and fear?

Watching Christmas-Adjacent Movies

Die Hard, Lethal Weapon and Gremlins are three movies that immediately come to mind when I think of movies that take place during Christmastime, but are not Christmas movies. So, what are some Christmas-adjacent movies you could watch this December?

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