Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar
28

Cinefantastique Round Table: SUPER 8 Sneak Preview

Get a sneak peak at SUPER 8, the upcoming science fiction film from J.J. Abrams, on this edition of the Cinefantastique Round Table Podcast, the weekly round-up of news and views focusing on horror, fantasy & science fiction films. Also on the menu this week: Dan Persons and Steve Biodrowski explore the questions of whether …

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Mar
25

Cinefantastique Spotlight: LIMITLESS

Robert De Niro (left) and Bradley Cooper in LIMITLESS.

Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski expand their minds to LIMITLESS proportions in the latest installment of Cinefantastique’s Spotlight Podcast, which focuses on the new movie starring Bradley Cooper as a man who achieves fame and fortune thanks to ingestion of NZT, an illegal wonder drug that allows users to reach their fullest potential. …

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Mar
23

Cinefantastique Round Table: Zemeckis Vanishes into the Uncanny Valley

It’s another weekly round-up of news, events, and home video releases at the Cinefantastique Round Table, the podcast with a Sense of Wonder. Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski focus their sights on what’s happening in the world of horror, fantasy, and science fiction cinema, including a discussion of the dissolution of Robert Zemeckis’ …

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Mar
17

Eric Mendelsohn on 3 BACKYARDS

Suddenly Awakened: Edie Falco faces some hard truths in 3 BACKYARDS.

Worlds get overturned in writer/director Eric Mendelsohn’s new film, 3 BACKYARDS, but quietly, subtly, with no little humor and with finely tuned emotion. Set in a Long Island suburb, a businessman (Elias Koteas) finds himself suddenly rootless when a cancelled flight leaves him with a day free and nowhere, really, to go; meanwhile, a housewife …

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Mar
17

Cinefantastique Spotlight: BATTLE: LOS ANGELES

Aliens invade Los Angeles – well, Santa Monica, actually – in BATTLE: LOS ANGELES, the subject of this week’s episode of the Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast. Dan Persons returns as host, hashing over the details of the latest entry in the alien-invasion sub-genre with Steve Biodrowski. The story follows an old soldier on the verge of …

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Mar
09

Sebastian Gutierrez on ELECTRA LUXX

A Roll in the... Hey!: Carla Gugino and Tim Olyphant sweat up the sheets in ELECTRA LUXX.

Should a movie about a pregnant porn star fleeing her past and questioning her future be this much fun? If it’s Sebastian Gutierrez’s gleefully frisky ELECTRA LUXX, yeah, sure. As he did with this film’s predecessor, Gutierrez has gathered a talented, largely female cast, including Carla Gugino as the titular Electra, Adrianne Palicki and Emmanuelle …

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Mar
04

Cinefantastique Podcast: DRIVE ANGRY 3D

Twisted metal, slow-motion explosions, outrageous gunfights, and more bodies than you can count – some naked, some bloody, some both – and all of it in 3-D! It’s a rip-roaring trip down the Road to Hell as the Cinefantastique Podcast crew (Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski) hitch a ride with Nicolas Cage for …

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