This week’s episode presumes to give you the lowdown on two movies that a lot of people are/were talking about. With American Mary, from directors Jen and Sylvia Soska, I couldn’t help myself. So. Much. Hype. How are you supposed to resist that? So was the hype worth it? Watch the review to find out. Following that is a look at Drafthouse Films’ reissue of the completely forgotten and overlooked masterpiece of Tae Kwon Do insanity, Miami Connection, from director Y. K. Kim. Its tale of a rock band under fire from O-Town street gangs, a rival rock band and a motorcycle gang of cocaine dealing ninjas is a real mind melter.
This week’s music is from Dragon Sound, the band in Miami Connection.
Can you believe that I’ve been doing this for six years? Hot damn! June 11th marks the sixth birthday of Cinema Suicide and to mark the occasion, I bring you a review of the latest Blu-ray from Severin Films, The Manson Family from notorious director, Jim Van Bebber. I also get super excited over the trailer for the upcoming Dutch horror flick, Frankenstein’s Army, as well as the maybe it’s real (but probably not) trailer for Spook Central.
This week’s music was generously provided by Bongripper.
This week I take a look at the latest from Don Coscarelli, John Dies At The End, adapted from a novel by David Wong. If slacker humor with a heavy tilt toward H.P. Lovecraft and doorknobs that transform magically into penises are your bag, you’ll want to have a look at this one.
I also get excited about the first trailer from the upcoming, Machete Kills as well as the trailer for the upcoming NBC limited series, Dracula.
This week’s music is Southern Belle and was generously provided by The Midnight Ghost Train from their album, Buffalo.
Peter Cushing, the legendary actor who played Sherlock Holmes, Van Helsing, Frankenstein and Grand Moff Tarking would have been 100 years old last Sunday and in honor of his birthday, Frankensteinia, the blog of all things Frankenstein is celebrating with a week long blogathon dedicated to all things Peter Cushing. As with most of their blogathons, other blogs were invited and this time I decided to get involved and dedicate this week’s episode to Peter Cushing and Doctor Who since I happen to think that both are super cool.
Back in the mid-60′s when Doctor Who was still a reasonably new thing to the UK, Amicus Productions cashed in on the craze with a pair of movies about Doctor Who and rather than cast William Hartnell, the TV first-doctor, they cast a more recognizable face in the role and took some other wild creative liberties with the source in order to make something that would be less mysterious to foreign movie goers who probably weren’t familiar with Doctor Who. This week’s episode is all about that.
This week’s music bed is ‘Love, The Magician’ generously provided by the band Gold from their album ‘Interbellum’.
This week’s episode of Cinema Suicide takes a look at the trailers for A Field In England by director Ben Wheatley and La Danza De La Realidad from director, Alejandro Jodorowsky and then I give you the lowdown on the recent indie horror movie, Found adapted from a novel Cinema Suicide alumni, Todd Rigney.
This week’s music bed was generously provided by the band Calabrese!
This week’s episode is up with two new reviews. One, a seriously fucked up psychedelic experiment in horror, the other a throwback to a more stylized time in Hollywood. I’ll let you decide which is which. I look at Fever Night from director Andrew Schrader, which you can find on Netflix and then I take a look at The Whisperer In Darkness from the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society.
This week I review Manborg, the latest from Astron 6 and the remake of Maniac starring Elijah Wood. I also drop some commentary on the trailers for Ender’s Game and The World’s End and heap praise on the Judge Dredd fan film, Judge Minty.
With the recent release of Evil Dead and the impending release of Carrie, this week’s episode takes a look at horror movie remakes. Remakes that don’t suck, that is. Remakes or reboots, however you want to call them, tend to get a bad rap and while most of them deserve it because they represent a lazy product and Hollywood’s resentment toward its greatest money machine, horror, there are a few that are classics.
We’re back this week with a look at the spooky indie horror flick, I Am A Ghost and the new original series on Netflix, Hemlock Grove featuring music (which I am told is too loud) by Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats.
It’s been a long time coming, folks, but here it is. I’m back! There are going to be some radical changes and the site, while staying on topic about horror, cult and exploitation movies is making the move to video. I decided that simply writing blogs that nobody reads wasn’t a big enough pain in the ass, already, so why not make it harder and put it all in a series of videos no one will watch?
Do me a solid and subscribe to the channel. New episodes are aiming to launch every Friday and I encourage you to let me know what you think of the new format in the Youtube comments. So don’t be shy. You certainly weren’t shy around here.
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Cinema Suicide began as most movie blogs do. One man, his many opinions and an ability to write that is questionable at best. Since then, movie reviews made room for the latest news in horror, exploitation and cult movies. What you can expect to find is everything you could possibly want to know from DVD releases and reviews to trivia about movies you may or may not be familiar with. At the bottom line, Cinema Suicide aims to reach beyond the shallow interactions of your typical blog and create a community that can come together around a concept that we all have in common: A love of really crappy movies.