As unapologetic eighties experimentation splits our brains into pieces.
Joe Don Baker, Gamera, Miles O’Keeffe, Torgo: if these names sound familiar or even related, you have Mystery Science Theater 3000 to blame.
On the ultimate inciting incident and its recurrence in movies.
Van Peebles shockingly illuminated a cultural gap between blacks and whites.
Corman’s mastery of the low-budget production has had a tremendous impact on independent filmmakers, documentarians and studios alike.
A forgotten noir exposes a seedy true story from the Northwest’s most lovable town, ‘sin by sin,’ ‘shock by shock.’
The Golden Age of exploitation produced movies as tasteless as they are jaw-droppingly entertaining, and Al Adamson was a master of the ill-begotten form.
One of the most prolific woman filmmakers of all time worked in a surprising genre: the sexploitation flick. On the 10-year anniversary of Doris Wishman’s death at age 90, a video essay pays tribute to a master.
God’s Land has been a long haul, exhausting but ultimately rewarding—it reminds me of when I used to run marathons.
We are over halfway through shooting God’s Land now—and seeing light at the end of the tunnel for some of our principal actors.
Matthew Chiu, age eight, who has never acted in a feature film before, is working himself up for a scene where he has to attack another child actor
Our latest shoot involves night exteriors. I think it was Repo Man director Alex Cox who said that for all the pain that has been put upon screenwriters over the years, they have the sweetest revenge when they write the words “EXTERIOR: NIGHT”