War of the Worlds, Season Two Finale

Breathless. C’est moi. The final episode of Season Two of Howard Overman’s “grim dark” (I’m stealing this term from a fan of the show on Twitter) homage to the classic story of alien invasion and the human condition by H. G. Wells caught me by surprise and left me truly […]

Premiere of DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN at Cinequest

When first hearing that Death of a Ladies’ Man would be available on March 12 “everywhere,” my heart leapt. Finally! But no. Everywhere turned out to be Canada. Dang. I have cleaned up my real response because this is generally a G-Rated website. Help was on the way, though! Cinequest […]

ZeroZeroZero: Connections and More

ZeroZeroZero is what we hope for in a series based on a very topical book about narcotics, money laundering, and bad guys. It sustains enormous tension across all eight episodes; it’s gritty and hyper-realistic, but also enormously lyrical and poetic in all the right spots; it uses an unexpected and […]

Fan Review: EXCALIBUR–Behind the Movie

A note from Stella: Jeremy Wiley has been a big fan of John Boorman’s epic fantasy, Excalibur, since he was a youngster, hunting down VHS and laserdisc versions of the film and collecting posters and photos along the way. Fast forward to the present and you just know that we […]

HEREDITARY: Fan Review!

Sunday, June 17 is Father’s Day in the USA, so it seems only fitting that we recognize a wonderful, if somewhat doomed, father played by Gabriel Byrne in his latest film, Hereditary. Long-time Byrneholic and Gabriel fan Angelle, who lives in Canada, had an opportunity to see Hereditary on the […]

NO PAY, NUDITY Opens in Los Angeles Nov. 11!

…ever wondered what it feels like to be most actors? You’ll know after this. –Paste Magazine We have been waiting and waiting and now it is here! No Pay, Nudity will open in Los Angeles this Friday and will go on to screen at many theaters in the US afterwards. […]