In today’s technological world, with access to both equipment and tutorials, it’s even easier to create and get your work seen. The problem is, we are missing out on the valuable asset of mentorship that the studio system and even coming up in the indie film world provided. The Film […]

PRESS IN CLOSER: The Film Empire wants your Horror Short ...


Note to self: When moving across country, it probably isn’t the wisest to decide on covering a film festival. Here we are, almost a month later, and I still need to share what I thought about the lovely Fantasia Film Festival. I wasn’t able to cover nearly enough films due […]

Fantasia Festival Round Up


Before proceeding, I’m gonna have to ask you to check a few things at the door. First, you’ll want to leave any film snob tendencies. We don’t want them here. Second, an unwillingness to believe the insane premises. What? No, you can hold onto your guns and sense of humor. […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: BAD BLACK 2016 dir. Nabwana IGG



Celebrating it’s 10th anniversary must just be a blip on the radar when you’re an immortal. One of my favorite film discoveries is THE MAN FROM EARTH, an intellectually challenging and riveting film that will leave you breathless. I’m highly looking forward to this release as it’s deserving of a […]

PRESS IN CLOSER: Jerome Bixby’s THE MAN FROM EARTH celebrates ...


As humans, we are all individuals striking out in our own directions, but deep down, we all have the same basic needs for survival. Abraham Maslow defined these things as the hierarchy of needs, and when things steer us away from our chosen destination, this hierarchy has a tendency to […]

FANTASIA FILM FEST REVIEW: SEQUENCE BREAK




Since starting Film Classics Virgin, I’ve searched high and low through Virgin Territory of classic films, as well as having many Premature Evaluations of movies that could turn out to be classics. I’ve pondered if I’d ever find a newer film that stopped me in my tracks the same way […]

VIRGIN TERRITORY: LOST IN PARIS 2016 dir. Dominique Abel, Fiona ...


Cataclysms come in many forms, and affect the population differently. In science fiction with a horror slant, we’ve seen several stories about the possibility of humans negatively impacted by an audible frequency. In cinema alone, we have THE SIGNAL (2007), PULSE (2006), and CELL (2016), but we’ve yet to see […]

GOT TIME FOR A QUICKIE?: DAWN OF THE DEAF 2016 ...


It’s festival season once again! And with that comes announcements of line-ups, debuts, and special showings. One of my favorite festivals to cover is Fantasia, and this year’s lineup is pretty incredible. Wishing I was up there to cover it in person to take in all the amazing sights as […]

PRESS IN CLOSER: Fantasia 2017 announces its first wave!