On this episode of Cinema Dual, Jon and Chris chill out while talking about the films of Jim Jarmusch.
Being Bonus Film #3 for Hooptober 2021 For the final review of Hooptober 8.0 we have a wicked little piece courtesy of Cartoon Network. On the night of Halloween 1999 the channel ran a Scooby Doo marathon, and interspersed between the episodes was The Scooby-Doo Project, a parody of The Blair Witch Project that takes... Continue Reading →
Being Bonus Film #2 for Hooptober 2021 The second bonus film for Hooptober 8.0 is an early Amicus picture called The Skull. Amicus is kind of the lower rent little brother of Hammer, which isn't to say they were bad: their speciality was really more the anthology film. The Skull feels a lot like them... Continue Reading →
Being Bonus Film #1 for Hooptober 2021 We've hit the bonus rounds for Hooptober 2021! These will be a little more brief - just general impression of the three "extra credit" films assigned for those who can get through the marathon. First up is J.D.'s Revenge, a blaxploitation horror film that is better than you... Continue Reading →
Being Film #31 for Hooptober 2021 The anthology is a tried and true format for horror, allowing filmmakers to explore a theme or feeling without the burden of having to carry it out to feature length. The short allows for a broader range of styles, and in The Field Guide to Evil you can see... Continue Reading →
Being Film #30 for Hooptober 2021 As we start to wind down the marathon, I decided to call another audible on my list. I had been on a kick with Hammer's films, so why hit that particular well again? Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell was Peter Cushing's last go-round as Victor Frankenstein, and Terence... Continue Reading →
Being Film #29 for Hooptober 2021 Back when I was a teenager there were these things called video stores. But I didn't live in the most urban of areas so instead we would rent our VHS tapes from pharmacies and gas stations. Sometimes these places didn't have the most popular movies, especially in the horror... Continue Reading →
Being Film #28 for Hooptober 2021 A real quick summary/review of the classic (I guess?) Indonesian horror film Queen of Black Magic goes something like this: Evil Dead and Hausu vibes mark this horror revenge flick as a young woman seeks revenge after being left for dead at the hands of her ex-lover and the... Continue Reading →