Awesome news for fans of documentaries and Anime. As someone who is getting increasingly frustrated with the state of modern day “cinema”, I find myself turning more and more to documentary films and TV series. You can try Docplay for 30 days for free. $6.95 per month afterwards. At Apple’s keynote event this morning, the […]
The Church of Scientology has become notorious around the world. Founded by science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard, it spread through its message of self-improvement, but with the secrecy of a cult. British journalist Louis Theroux, adept at infiltrating a wide variety of fringe groups, decided to take on this most clandestine of religions.
Pickup on South Street follows two FBI agents who are watching a young woman named Candy on the Subway, for what reason we are unaware of. Enter Skip McCoy, a cannon (pickpocket) on his third strike who has just been released from jail, (one more strike and he gets life.) The temptation of easy prey […]
Hounds of Love is screening at this year’s NZ Film Festival, book your tickets here. Crimson Celluloid: Prior to making Hounds of Love you’d mainly done short movies and TV work. What knowledge and experience did you bring from these jobs to your first feature film? Ben Young: The principals of filmmaking are pretty much […]
Saitama is a hero. Not that anybody seems to know it. He does not have a cool superhero name or flashy powers or a fan club. He is a regular-looking bald guy in a cape.
It can’t come soon enough to fill the two week void waiting for the next episode of Twin Peaks, but is something to look forward to. David Lynch the Art of Life is available for pre-order on DVD from Madman Entertainment. Available on the 13th of July. David Lynch takes us on an intimate journey […]
Six people find themselves imprisoned in a maze of identical rooms, littered with deadly traps. As exhaustion and paranoia sets in, the group must somehow find a way before they are destroyed by the labyrinth…or each other. The set-up of “a group of strangers wake up in somewhere with no memory of how they got […]
When the arguments arise about the vices and virtues of remakes, David Cronenberg’s 1986 version of The Fly is oft held up as a paragon. A remake that is inspired by the general concept of the original, but hews a totally new path with themes more personal to the director. The only problem with this […]
A beautiful model reclines on an ornate couch. She is motionless, illuminated by lurid coloured lighting that highlights the blood that has poured from her neck and around her. The camera pulls back, revealing it is all a set, a photo shoot. Welcome to the world of the Neon Demon. The model in question is […]
Crimson Celluloid: Firstly I have to thank you for your contribution to the history of cinema in the guise of Cleopatra Wong. Does it surprise you that all these years later people still feel fondly about the WONG films and are still talking about them? Marrie Lee: Yes it does but when I watch the […]
Death Note is one of the most famous anime series of all time. It began life as a manga in 2003 written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. From there came the anime series, four live-action films, assorted live-action TV series plus – at time of writing – an impending English-language version by […]