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The Beaver Trilogy

The Beaver trilogy is a series of three vignettes about an impersonator called Groovin’ Gary (Richard Griffith) that director Trent Harris (Rubin and Ed, Plan 10 From Outer Space) met by chance in a parking lot whilst testing out a new colour video-camera. The Beaver Trilogy is a sort of documentary account and reinterpretation of their meeting and […]

Crows: Episode Zero

Takashi Miike makes a lot of films. A LOT of films. His career has produced everything from childrens’ fairytale movies, to glorified girl-band promotional films to the insane no-holds-barred thrillers for which he is best known. But 2007 saw him score his biggest commercial success to date, outstripping his gun-for-hire work on . The film in […]

Moral Orel

Deep in the heart of small town Amerikkka, stop motion cartoon boy Orel Puppington just wants to do the right thing by God. But the lord’s lessons don’t always work when applied in the real world. You find that out pretty damn quick when in the first episode little Orel hears that wasting your life […]

The Bothersome Man

Imagine a world where everyone is polite, nobody swears and there is no trash. You’re in a seemingly perfect, chaos and violence free world. A paradise, only there are no memories, pain, real emotions, children, or even death. Everything is fabricated, monotonous, detached and impersonal. 40 Year old Andreas finds himself in this place and […]

The Misanthrope

I happened to stumble across The Misanthrope by accident when I was browsing snapper music’s website, and I ordered it right away. I didn’t really know what I was buying exactly, so I read a little bit about it on the Internet and the terms fictitious movie, home footage and documentary surfaced. After watching it, […]

42nd Street Pete Interview

Right now ‘Grindhouse’ fever is on the rampage, (Rodriguez/Tarantino’s “Grindhouse”), so who better to interview than 42nd Street Pete, the most well known Grindhouse aficionado/historian around. For those of you who think ‘Grindhouse’ is a film, I’m hoping that by the end of this interview that you will be psyched to go into the lurid […]

Death Note 1 and 2

On paper, the Death Note concept seems like just another J-horror retread of the viral killing machine. It was a videotape in the Ring, a cellphone in One Missed Call and now – a notepad where anyone whose name is written in it…dies. However, Death Note goes in a very different direction, spinning its supernatural […]

Night of the Hellhamsters

Here’s a fun and gory little short film from UK / New Zealand based director Paul Campion. Julie (Stephanie Ratcliff) is busy babysitting a coupla rugrats and chatting on the phone to a girlfriend when her boyfriend Karl (Paul O’Neil) arrives. She excitedly asks him ”did you bring it?” he replies yes and pulls out […]