Category: Film

Now Hear This, Comedy Unfolds in New York

Drag queens in cotton candy wigs and aerodynamic heels strutted in to its massive atrium for the third annual RuPaul’s Drag Con at the Javits Center in New York. Just two flights down, quite a different scene was unfolding. Lined up patiently on the cavernous subterranean level, men with glasses and bookish women carrying tote bags stood quietly, starring at their phones, waiting to listen to podcasts. The second annual Now Hear This Podcast Festival,...

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‘Camp’ is Back in Session: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ Star, Trilogy Come to New York

Jason Voorhees. Michael Myers. Freddy Krueger. Angela Baker. Yes, Angela Baker. While some people might scoff at the idea of including her (him?) in the same breath with the horror icons of Friday the 13th, Halloween and A Nightmare on Elm Street, respectively, don’t tell that to those who were in attendance at the Sleepaway Camp Trilogy at the popular Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, N.Y. on July 28. The event was organized by Retro Picture Show,...

Assassin's Creed Movie Soundtrack

Assassin’s Creed Soundtrack Coming Soon

head of the Assassin’s Creed theatrical release, fans will be able to get their Assassin’s Creed fix through the movie’s upcoming soundtrack. Releasing digitally on Friday, December 16th, 2016 by Decca Records, the movie soundtrack combines a thrilling score by composer Jed Kurzel with a new song by Massive Attack’s 3D and Young Fathers, and is performed by the London Contemporary Orchestra. Decca Records is the label behind the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Lumineers and more, so...

Mad Tiger – Peelander-Z Documentary

Before I can talk to you about Mad Tiger, I must first get you up to speed on what/who Peelander-Z is.  That is if I can pull you away from Pokemon go for a few minutes.  I assure you, it is totally worth it.

A Damned Documented Place in Punk History

Laser-focused on The Clash or the Sex Pistols, punk history might have forgotten one of the most influential bands of all. The Damned were the first to put out a punk single in the U.K. Even before the Sex Pistols’ ill-fated 1978 U.S. tour (or The Clash coming to America a year later), The Damned already had nearly a week’s worth of gigs at CBGB, alongside Patti Smith and The Dead Boys, notched away. Recently...

Final Fantasy XV (FFXV) Uncovered

UNCOVERED: FINAL FANTASY XV Recap

Final Fantasy fans united today to watch the UNCOVERED: FINAL FANTASY XV event that took place in LA. Hosted by KindaFunny.com’s Greg Miller and Tim Gettys, uncovered was filled with various reveals that ultimately lead up to the game’s official release date. Not only can fans expect a feature-length CG movie and prequel anime, they can also expect two games prior to FINAL FANTASY XV‘s release on September 30, 2016. Let’s recap the highlights in case you missed it…

Patricia Arquette Speaks Up for the Ladies of Film

Before Patricia Arquette picked up the Oscar as Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood, she told her boyfriend that if she won, she was going to say something that might make her lose some jobs in Hollywood. She did win and used her 60-second acceptance speech to address gender quality and a serious wage gap between men and women in the film industry. Arquette admitted that she has lost some jobs following her Oscar sermon during...

Exploring the ‘Force’

The ‘Force’ is still strong nearly 40 years later. Star Wars has captivated the public’s imagination since the first (or IV’s) film debuted in 1977. Now, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters, the cultural phenomenon is once again sweeping the nation. Flying at warp speed off the screen, the franchise has taken on a life of it’s own inspiring multi-billion dollar merchandising deals and thousands of obsessive fans. Something in George Lucas’ films...

Is Superman Real? New Documentary Explores Some Truths

Filmmaker Brett Culp is uncovering the spirit of Superman through several stories of children who have overcome life-threatening situations, loss, disability and other challenges in a new documentary film, Look to the Sky. The not-for-profit film also explores the DC character’s relevance in the world today. Throughout the past year, Culp has traveled to 14 cities to capture the inspirational stories of young people and interview experts on superhero stories, psychology and literature. Culp’s previous...

A 1990s Return at Brooklyn Music Fest

Everything you heard is true. Clueless just turned 20. Wait. There’s more. Pulp Fiction already hit the 21-year mark—and Dazed and Confused is nearly 22. What’s going on here? (Let’s take a moment to compose ourselves—at least those old enough to remember the ’90s, that is.) It all seemed so, like, yesterday, so how could the 1990s already be plummeting into the “classic” territory? Nevertheless, it was a decade when culture popped, and this September,...

New Star Wars Teaser!

I’m internally screaming with joy right now. A new teaser for Episode VII has been released and it features more than just a few brief shots of things to come. This teaser includes Luke Skywalker talking about the Force being strong in his family, Vader’s helmet, more X-Wing pew pew, R2, and, are you ready for this? Han and Chewie. I’m so excited I’m almost embarrassed. Almost. Movie is slated to be released to what...

Blue Steel is Back: Zoolander 2 Gets a Release Date

The prodigal son, Derek Zoolander, and his friends has returned to the runway. The duo emerged during Paris Fashion Week. The Valentino show was graced by Derek Zoolander and Hansel (Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson respectively) on the catwalk during their Womenswear line showcase at Espace Ephemere Tuileries. Together the male models announced to the world that Paramount Pictures will bring Zoolander 2 to theaters on February 12, 2016. What will Zoolander contribute to the supermodel universe in this encore? If there’s more...