Laura Poitras is frustrated with technology. Wrangling a new phone, she contends with planned obsolescence. "I can't believe that they changed the mini-jack. It's highway robbery that they make you buy a new headset."
When the Earth quakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake, Kurt Russell just looks that big ol' storm right square in the eye and he says, "Give me your best shot, pal. I can take it."
That's why the king of the Western and killer of shapeshifters gets his second Tough Guy Cinema marathon with Russellmania II.
Stare into the abyss, and the abyss stares straight back at you. That's the poetic magic at the heart of new supernatural thriller A Dark Song. When his characters pull back the veil on the uncanny, writer/director Liam Gavin said, "It has consequences. This is not a story where it all turns out well in the end."
Documentarian Ken Burns visited Austin Thursday, promoting his latest film project: The Vietnam War. It’s described as a 10-part, 18-hour documentary series, and an “immersive 360-degree narrative … the epic story of the war as it has never before been told on film.”
Time to head to the Mystery Shack! Wait, this isn't Roadkill
County. This is the Mondo Gallery, and the first look at their Gravity Falls print for the upcoming Never Grow Up: A Disney Art Show collaboration with Cyclops Print Works.
A great anthology needs two things: great stories, and a great linking mechanism, chaining the horror together. Tales From the Hood has both, plus one of the most underrated horror hosts in mini-terror cinematic history, and is a masterful, if forgotten, corner of African-American big studio cinema.