Tonight at the world-famous Stanley Hotel, the Stanley Film Festival will kick off its second year with Alexandre O. Philippe's look at zombie culture, Doc of the Dead. [Disclosure: I appear in Doc of the Dead.] Sunday, the fest closes with the horror comedy What We Do in the Shadows, starring Jemai ... More >>
The Italian film industry is known for its knock-offs -- cheap, tawdry, ramshackle productions that would borrow elements from popular films to create second-rate copies for a quick buck. Despite the methods, several of these Italian genres produced some beloved films -- most notably the so-called " ... More >>
Before he gained notoriety as an MC with his 2011 studio debut Dr. Lecter, he was well respected as a New York chef (his lyrics are still garnished with references to foods of all sorts). But while he shares a profession with Raekown, another well known New York Chef, the Wu-Tang member he most freq ... More >>
It's nearly Thanksgiving, and since gratitude is for the weak, I'm thankful this year for one thing and one thing only: imminent victory. As we move into the fourth week of Movember, that great month during which brave men attempt to eradicate cancer by growing mustaches (thus raising awareness, whi ... More >>
All hail. Since it's a well known scientific fact that the mustache is the best and most manly form of facial hair, let's start with a definition: A mustache consists of hair grown in some form above the mouth -- but not below it; i.e., if you have hair on your chin, you do not have a mustach ... More >>
Image via towerofyouth.orgIrv KershnerRest in peace, Irvin Kershner, you director of RoboCop 2 and some film called The Empire Strikes Back. Born in 1923, he died over the weekend at the age of 87 and left behind an oeuvre of great filmmaking -- including no small number of sequels. So it ma ... More >>
Why Mexicans worship the King.
Mongol paints a historically hazy but kick-ass picture of everyone's fave emperor, Genghis Khan.
Yes, we have no bananas.
Music has no borders.
How many ways can you say cheese?
James Wan puts down the Saw to dispense some vigilante justice.
A look at Mexican movie-goers.
Colorado's ready for that close-up.
Scott Baio Army
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