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Samurai Rabbit Scribe Reddick &#038 Rainshine Talk Young Captain Nemo

Samurai Rabbit Scribe Reddick & Rainshine Talk Young Captain Nemo

This week's Castle Talk is a panel led by Rainshine Entertainment and Malaysia's Animasia Studio with Final Destination screenwriter and creator Jeffrey Reddick to discuss plans for an animated film series based on the Macmillan Children's/Feiwel & Friends book trilogy Young Captain Nemo. (Disclosure: Panelist/writer Jason Henderson is also a writer for Bleeding Cool.) As reported this […]

In Lola on Fire Author Rio Youers Out-Reachers Reacher

In Lola on Fire, Author Rio Youers Out-Reachers Reacher

Lola on Fire, the February novel from William Morrow by Rio Youers' (co-writer of IDW's Sleeping Beauties), is one of those books that is so instantly recognizable as cinematic that everyone who reads it makes video comparisons. The New York Times compared it to John Wick, author Joe Hill compared it to Killing Eve, and Publisher's Weekly said, […]

Wrong Turn Series is Back With a Horrifying Timely Reboot

Wrong Turn Series is Back With a Horrifying, Timely Reboot

This week Jason chats with Mike P. Nelson, director of Wrong Turn. The series originally debuted with the 2003 film Wrong Turn scripted by frequent Star Trek: Discovery writer Alan B. McElroy. The series explored all the ways that random surburbanites can accidentally find themselves hunted by dangerous, elaborate-trap-setting backwoods cannibals through six films. The […]

Strange Chilling Demon Movie Sator is Also a Lesson in Verite Film

Strange, Chilling Demon Movie Sator is Also a Lesson in Verite Film

In this episode, Jason chats with Jordan Graham, director of Sator, which comes out from 1091 Pictures on February 9. Independent film, which Graham largely put together himself, taking on almost every role except cast member, has garnered remarkably good reviews in the press. Dread Central called it simultaneously "heartbreaking and chilling," and variety gave […]

The Little Things Review: Mediocre Until It Falls Right Off Of A Cliff

The Little Things Review: Mediocre Until It Falls Right Off Of A Cliff

The Little Things starts off as a paint-by-numbers cop thriller that is utterly mediocre aside from good performances from its main cast until the end when it completely falls apart. Director: John Lee Hancock Summary: Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon (Washington) is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering […]

The Cleansing Hour Re-Invents Exorcism for the YouTube Generation

The Cleansing Hour Re-Invents Exorcism for the YouTube Generation

In this episode, Jason chats with Damien LeVeck, writer/director of The Cleansing Hour, which RLJE will release on VOD, Digital HD, and DVD on January 19th. According to the filmmakers: In The Cleansing Hour, Max and Drew run a popular webcast that streams "live exorcisms" watched by millions across the globe. In reality, the exorcisms are […]

Locked Down is a Shaggy Dog Screwball Comedy for the Lockdown

Locked Down is a Shaggy Dog Screwball Comedy for the Lockdown

Locked Down is another unexpected production that came out of the lockdown of 2020. Written, financed, and shot within 4 months, it's another British approach to lockdown stories for film and television. Unlike the reactionary and exploitation thriller tropes of the Michael Bay production Songbird, it's a more sedate affair offering a picture of London […]

Batwoman Season 2 Ep 1 Whatever Happened to Kate Kane [Review]

Batwoman Season 2 Ep 1 Whatever Happened to Kate Kane? [Review]

This review of Batwoman Season 2 Episode 1 contains SPOILERS for the episode.  Batwoman is back, with Ryan Wilder (Javicia Leslie) taking up the cowl and becoming a very different kind of Batwoman. This episode had a near-impossible task: reset the series after its abrupt Season 1 ending and cement Ryan Wilder as the new Batwoman. It […]

PG: Psycho Goreman &#8211 The Story of a Boy and Girl and their Evil Alien

PG: Psycho Goreman – The Story of a Boy and Girl and their Evil Alien

This week Jason chats with Steven Kostanski, writer and director of the Horror/Comedy PG: Psycho Goreman, which RLJE Films will release in theaters, on-demand, and digital on January 22, 2021. The film stars Matthew Ninaber (Transference), Nita-Josee Hanna (Books of Blood, 4teen), Owen Myre ("NOS4A2", Alternate Ground), Adam Brooks (The Return Father's Day), and Steven Vlahos ("Alien House," The Apprentice). The studio describes the film […]

Giveaway: You Could Win A Spell Blu-Ray Prize Pack

Giveaway: You Could Win A Spell Blu-Ray Prize Pack

Would you like to win a prize pack for the film Spell on Blu-ray? All you need is a Twitter account, provided you're still using Twitter. Paramount Pictures has provided us a chance to give away a copy of the film, which comes out on January 12th, along with a special prize pack. The pack […]

Soul Review: Pixar Hits It Out of the Freaking Park Yet Again

Soul Review: Pixar Hits It Out of the Freaking Park Yet Again

Soul is yet another homerun not just for director Pete Docter, who is almost scary good at this point, but also one of Pixar's best. Director: Pete Docter and Kemp Powers Summary:  A musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help […]

Publisher To Send Proceeds of Mike McPadden Book Box Set to Family

Publisher To Send Proceeds of Mike McPadden Book Box Set to Family

This week the world of film criticism lost a unique voice among commentators on film– Mike "McBeardo" McPadden, author of such books as Heavy Metal Movies: Heavy Metal Movies: Guitar Barbarians, Mutant Bimbos & Cult Zombies Amok in the 666 Most Ear- and Eye-Ripping Big-Scream Films Ever!  and Teen Movie Hell: A Crucible of Coming-of-Age Comedies […]

Skylines Brings Back the SF Franchise That Could

Skylines Brings Back the SF Franchise That Could

In this episode, Jason chats with Liam O'Donnell, director of Skylines (out December 18, 2020). Skylines is the third installment of the Skyline franchise and stars Lindsey Morgan ("The 100," Inside Game), Jonathan Howard (Thor: The Dark World, Godzilla: King of the Monsters), Rhona Mitra (Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Doomsday), Alexander Siddig ("Gotham," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") and James Cosmo (Braveheart, "Game of Thrones"). The film was directed and written by Liam […]

Wonder Woman 1984 Review: A Middling Sequel That is Fine in the End

Wonder Woman 1984 Review: A Middling Sequel That is Fine in the End

Wonder Woman 1984 had some impossible shoes to fill, but, in the end, this extremely bloated sequel has some fun moments but is overall just another mediocre entry in the DC universe of movies. Director: Patty Jenkins Summary: Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big-screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max […]

Hunter Hunter Explores Danger and Survival in an Unforgiving Land

Hunter Hunter Explores Danger and Survival in an Unforgiving Land

In this episode, Jason chats with Shawn Linden, writer, and director of Hunter Hunter, a new thriller/horror/suspense film coming December 18th. Linden talks about the challenges of making the film, which tells the story of a family of contemporary fur trappers. The characters have turned their backs on modern life to survive in the unforgiving […]

People Just Do Nothings Asim Chaudhry In Wonder Woman 1984 (Spoilers)

People Just Do Nothing's Asim Chaudhry In Wonder Woman 1984 (Spoilers)

Asim Chaudhry is a British comedian and actor best known for playing Chabuddy G in the BBC mockumentary series People Just Do Nothing, which he co-created with Hugo Chegwin, Steve Stamp, and Allan Mustafa, originally a YouTube mockumentary about a pirate radio station, Kurupt FM – it won him a Royal Television Society Award and […]

Wonder Woman 1984 Mid-Credit Scene Revealed (Major Spoilers)

Wonder Woman 1984 Mid-Credit Scene Revealed (Major Spoilers)

Today sees the release of Wonder Woman 1984 in cinemas, where cinemas are open and where Warner Bros is operating. Screenings of the movie to press and critics was without a promised post/mid-credit scene, however. But now the film is in the wild and reports are coming in – especially from the Dubai premiere the […]

Breach is Exactly the Zombie-Space Adventure Youre Looking For

Breach is Exactly the Zombie-Space Adventure You're Looking For

In this episode, Jason chats with John Suits, Director of Breach (out December 18), starring Bruce Willis and Cody Kearsley. Suits described the film as an homage to classics like Alien and modern zombie films. The horror/sci-fi movie starts with a concept straight out of an even older classic, When Worlds Collide, with humanity fleeing earth […]

The Beach House is a Tense Contagion Story for a Contagious Time

The Beach House is a Tense Contagion Story for a Contagious Time

The notion of discovering nightmares in a borrowed house seems to fuel so much American horror that it's almost a genre in itself, from House of Long Shadows to The Changeling. We could call it "Airbnb horror." The Beach House (out on VOD, Digital HD, DVD and Blu-Ray December 15) brings that horror to a breathtakingly beautiful […]

Trey Trucker on Playing the Hunky Evil of What Lies Below

Trey Trucker on Playing the Hunky Evil of What Lies Below

In this week's Castle Talk, Jason chats with Trey Tucker, who stars in the new movie What Lies Below. In the film, teenage Liberty (Ema Horvath) returns home from camp to join her mother at a beautiful upstate-New York lake house, where Mom has taken up with a charming, muscular stranger who is (as you might expect […]