Musicians have been rumored to have sold their souls to the Devil since Robert Johnson purportedly did at a Mississippi crossroads in the 1930s. The blues led to rock and roll, followed by heavy metal as the years went along. Yet we hear the same stories about how the Devil […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: AMERICAN SATAN 2017 dir. Ash Avildsen


The Internet has made our world a smaller place. We are instantly able to communicate with people from across the globe. We research more than what is contained in our local schools and libraries. It has allowed for global economy to grow in leaps and bounds. But it has also […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: THE NEW RADICAL 2017 dir. Adam Bhala Lough


One of my favorite things to do on this site is to shed some light on lesser known entities. Those films that are underdogs but are definitely worthy of attention. One such film maker that I stumbled upon early on was Dustin Wayde Mills. Starting in 2010 with PUPPET MONSTER […]

GOT TIME FOR A QUICKIE?: DON’T ANSWER THE DOOR 2017 ...




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There are people in our lives that are oh so pivotal, that it seems impossible to think of your life without them. They are like the glue to your whole world. That person for me is my grandfather, Frank Smith, holding things together in his giant hands. And sadly, this […]

In Memoriam: Frank E Smith, Sr.


It’s a common belief that we all have a Dopplegänger, a person that looks like us roaming the world. Hell, in a lot of stories, there is the trope of the evil twin. What we see in the mirror, come to life, but with malicious intent. Do we have a […]

ITHACA FANTASTIK: FREDDY/EDDY 2016 dir. Tini Tüllmann



Being a parent as a couple is extremely hard work. I can’t even imagine how difficult it is for a single parent, yet so many do it. And to be recently mourning the loss of anyone, let alone your partner, the simplest of things seem even more impossible. In Seth […]

ITHACA FANTASTIK: THE CRESCENT 2017 dir. Seth A. Smith


Being an introvert sucks. Period point blank. It is difficult to excel in this world without actively cultivating relationships. Mixing and mingling. And while I can do that online without an issue, in person, I tend to shut down a bit, and I’d rather head home to watch a movie. […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: A BRIDE FOR RIP VAN WINKLE 2016 dir. ...


Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a young Tim Burton and Danny Elfman got involved with directing an episode of The Trailer Park Boys would look like? Probably not, but damn doesn’t that sound intriguing? Well, with the short film LUNCH LADIES, directed by J.M. Logan […]

GOT TIME FOR A QUICKIE?: LUNCH LADIES 2017 dir. J.M. ...



I want to trust in people’s best intentions. I feel that if we employed and practiced empathy, we would all be in a better situation as a society. If we as a people are inherently good, then embracing that will allow us all to grow. Herein lies a problem. Not […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: POOR AGNES 2017 dir. Navin Ramaswaran