Category: Festival Release

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The Year In Revue Part Five: Anthony’s Top 20 of 2021

Since the days of Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, I have been making “Top Ten” lists of my favorite films from each year. I used to love reading their “Best of the year” articles in their respective home-based newspapers and

The Year In Revue Part Two: Anthony’s Top Ten Horror Films of 2021

With an originality that was absent for a few years, Horror films thrived with creativity in 2021. Anthony names his 10 best of the year.

The Year in Revue Part One: Ben’s Ten (no, Twelve!) Top (and Honorably Mentioned) Films

The end of a year is flooded with lists. Lists are a way of engaging an audience. Whether the list identifies achievements, or in this case, favored movies, there’s no right way to stipulate ten preferred items in a given

Nightstream 2021- ‘After Blue (Paradis Sale): An Erotic, Sci-fi, Western

Surreal Eroticism And Grotesque Horror Paint A Gorgeously Macabre Picture In This Science-Fiction Horror Western

Nightstream Film Festival: ‘Woodlands Dark And Days Bewitched: A History Of Folk Horror’

A Fascinating documentary that takes a deep and studided look at the origins and lasting legacies of the Folk Horror Film

New York Asian Film Festival ‘Snakehead’: A Film Of Power

A striking and moving tale of two powerful women from different worlds who meet at the crossroads of their destinies

‘Dear Ike: Lost Letters to a Teen Idol’: Revelatory Doc Inspires Creativity at The Highest Level

Dear Ike: Lost Letters to a Teen Idol is a revelatory look at the intertwining journeys of an aspiring artist, Dion and his consuming desire to work with Ike Eisenmann.

‘Rust Belt Driller’: A Journey Into The Mind Of A Killer

Rust Belt Killer is a good throwback to the low budget gore films of the eary 1980s and a commentary on America’s oversaturation of violence.

‘Barbarian Invasion’: Two Genres Converge In A Zen Balance Of Mind And Body

Barbarian Invasion is the brillaint combination of action, drama, and personal reflection, all guided by an Eastern Philosophical ideology.

‘Raging Fire’: Benny Chan’s Final Film Is Full-On Fortune of Action

Raging Fire, Hong Kong film maestro Benny Chan’s final work is a full-on fortune of thunderous action and explosive drama.