‘Final Fantasy XV’ premieres new TGS ’14 trailer

‘Final Fantasy XV’ premieres new TGS ’14 trailer

It's been almost 5 years since the last traditional Final Fantasy title, and with the mixed reactions that title received, it's not hard to see why. Final Fantasy XIII was a game-changer for…

Sound On Sight Podcast, Episode 392: ‘Ghostbusters’ Franchise

Sound On Sight Podcast, Episode 392: ‘Ghostbusters’ Franchise

Czech-born but Canadian based Ivan Reitman first emerged as director of the little seen Foxy Lady, followed by the Canadian exploitation classic Cannibal Girls. Initially, Reitman was better known as a producer in…

‘A Most Violent Year’, the new film from J.C. Chandor, gets its first trailer

‘A Most Violent Year’, the new film from J.C. Chandor, gets its first trailer

The 2011 cinematic year saw a number of newcomers make a splash, including J.C. Chandor, whose Margin Call impressed many, including legendary actor Robert Redford. Chandor followed up his film about the financial…

2014 Fall Network TV Preview: Thursdays

2014 Fall Network TV Preview: Thursdays

Several network series return this week, but the fall season starts in earnest next week. Before the premieres kick off, here are SoS TV Editor Kate Kulzick and SoS Managing TV Editor Deepayan…


Port Townsend Film Festival: Day One finds ‘Life Inside Out’ to be pitch perfect

Port Townsend Film Festival: Day One finds ‘Life Inside Out’ to be pitch perfect

Day One of the Port Townsend Film Festival opened with a great deal of hometown pomp and circumstance, including a parade that undoubtedly left many of the locals wishing it was the final…

15th annual Port Townsend Film Festival brings independent film to the Pacific Northwest

15th annual Port Townsend Film Festival brings independent film to the Pacific Northwest

Nestled along the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula lies a quiet little Victorian village you’d never suspect of being a hotbed for independent film.  And yet, for the past 15 years, the…

‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ is gravely misguided

‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ is gravely misguided

A Walk Among the Tombstones Written & Directed by Scott Frank USA, 2014   There is a moment in the new thriller, A Walk Among the Tombstones, that you really feel things shifting…

‘This Is Where I Leave You’ will keep you hanging around

‘This Is Where I Leave You’ will keep you hanging around

This Is Where I Leave You Written by Jonathan Tropper Directed by Shawn Levy USA, 2014   This Is Where I Leave You is an odd duck.  Its haphazard combination of broad sit-com…


The Knick, Ep.1.06, “Start Calling Me Dad”: Placenta surgery, prostitutes, and child death

The Knick, Ep.1.06, “Start Calling Me Dad”: Placenta surgery, prostitutes, and child death

Just another day at the Knick

This week's episode begins with Thackery living up to his more whacky reputation, calling Bertie into work in the middle of the night to ramble on about his new coke-induced placenta surgery ideas.…

Z Nation, Ep. 1.02, “Fracking Zombies” gives bites of big action

Z Nation, Ep. 1.02, “Fracking Zombies” gives bites of big action

When it comes to zombie fiction in the recent couple of years, there has been a tendency for projects to bite off more than they can chew. With so many heavy themes being…

2014 Returning Fall Series You Should Be Watching: Romance

2014 Returning Fall Series You Should Be Watching: Romance

The fall TV season is just kicking off and it’s time to begin crafting a weekly TV-viewing schedule that fits your needs, genre preferences, and tastes, and that hopefully includes something old, something new,…

CBS commits to ‘Supergirl’ series from ‘Arrow’ creator

CBS commits to ‘Supergirl’ series from ‘Arrow’ creator

Marvel may have and continue to dominate DC at the movies in terms of both box office and quality, but DC will always have the edge at TV. Deadline reports that co-creator of The…


Port Townsend Film Festival: Day One finds ‘Life Inside Out’ to be pitch perfect

Port Townsend Film Festival: Day One finds ‘Life Inside Out’ to be pitch perfect

Day One of the Port Townsend Film Festival opened with a great deal of hometown pomp and circumstance, including a parade that undoubtedly left many of the locals wishing it was the final…

15th annual Port Townsend Film Festival brings independent film to the Pacific Northwest

15th annual Port Townsend Film Festival brings independent film to the Pacific Northwest

Nestled along the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula lies a quiet little Victorian village you’d never suspect of being a hotbed for independent film.  And yet, for the past 15 years, the…

Montreal Film Pop line-up puts focus on American Independent Film

Montreal Film Pop line-up puts focus on American Independent Film

Pop Montreal has never been a festival to settle in it’s laurels and coast on it’s popularity. Having long fostered an identity as a boundary pushing musical festival focusing on young and emerging…

The Festival du Nouveau Cinéma announces its opening and closing films

The Festival du Nouveau Cinéma announces its opening and closing films

Festival du nouveau cinéma 2014

This year’s edition of the always popular Festival du nouveau cinéma (popularly known in as the FNC), its 43 iteration, will take place from October 8th to the 19th. The FNC is an…


Sound On Sight Podcast, Episode 392: ‘Ghostbusters’ Franchise

Sound On Sight Podcast, Episode 392: ‘Ghostbusters’ Franchise

Czech-born but Canadian based Ivan Reitman first emerged as director of the little seen Foxy Lady, followed by the Canadian exploitation classic Cannibal Girls. Initially, Reitman was better known as a producer in…

Open Source #6: ‘Destiny’, ‘Minecraft’ and Twitch, Oh My!

Open Source #6: ‘Destiny’, ‘Minecraft’ and Twitch, Oh My!

  DON’T PANIC! The Open Source crew have returned after a brief break, complete with your irregularly scheduled broadcast of news, reviews and irrelevant rantings. It must have been a triple-paycheck month over…

The Televerse #159- That Mitchell and Webb Look with Alasdair Wilkins

The Televerse #159- That Mitchell and Webb Look with Alasdair Wilkins

The fall TV season is nearly upon us, bringing with it a slew of summer series finales and pilot previews and giving us plenty to discuss this week on the podcast. Simon Howell…

Sketchy Episode 136 – ‘Ghost In The Shell’

Sketchy Episode 136 – ‘Ghost In The Shell’

This week, Sketchy covers another recent-classic of Anime. It’s 1995′s “Ghost In The Shell,” which is a well-known influence on The Matrix. Enjoy! Song Say My Name by Odesza Follow Sketchy ILoveWomen.org facebook.com/SketchyPodcast…


‘The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World’ Review

‘The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World’ Review

The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World #1 Story by Grant Morrison Art by Chris Sprouse Publisher: DC After the grand opening statement in last month’s first issue, Grant Morrison’s epic universe…

‘Hellraiser: Bestiary’ #2 features the best and the worst stories of the series yet

‘Hellraiser: Bestiary’ #2 features the best and the worst stories of the series yet

Hellraiser: Bestiary #2 Written by Various Art by Various Published by BOOM! The anthology series Hellraiser: Bestiary continues with the second issue, which features the best and the worst stories of the two issues yet. It…

‘Godzilla: Cataclysm’ #2 Review

‘Godzilla: Cataclysm’ #2 Review

Godzilla: Cataclysm #2 Written by Cullen Bunn Art by Dave Wachter Published by IDW **Full Spoilers** Godzilla: Cataclysm #1 was a good first issue, but seemed like it was running the risk of…

Miles Morales: ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ #5 is a Beautifully Colored Setup Issue

Miles Morales: ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ #5 is a Beautifully Colored Setup Issue

Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man #5 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Dave Marquez Colors by Justin Ponsor Published by Marvel Comics In its role as a penultimate issue in a story arc, Miles Morales Ultimate Spider-Man #5 fulfills…


A Week with ‘Destiny’

A Week with ‘Destiny’

Unless you were living under a rock last week, you took note of the highly anticipated release of Destiny, the MMO-styled first person shooter from Halo developer, Bungie. As of now, reviews of…

‘Final Fantasy XV’ premieres new TGS ’14 trailer

‘Final Fantasy XV’ premieres new TGS ’14 trailer

It's been almost 5 years since the last traditional Final Fantasy title, and with the mixed reactions that title received, it's not hard to see why. Final Fantasy XIII was a game-changer for…

A History of Violence: The Jack Thompson Story – Part One

A History of Violence: The Jack Thompson Story – Part One

Ask any gamer who Jack Thompson is, and it’s likely they’ll tell you not just who he is but exactly what they think of him, too. Long famed for his views on violence…

‘Silent Hills’ concept trailer is the stuff of nightmares

‘Silent Hills’ concept trailer is the stuff of nightmares

With Metal Gear Solid’s Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro collaborating on a new Silent Hill reboot, simply titled Silent Hills, fans of the once great game franchise are in for something potentially…


‘Cause for Alarm’ is a gripping depiction of marital bliss gone awry

‘Cause for Alarm’ is a gripping depiction of marital bliss gone awry

Friday Noir #110

Here is a film operating on a simple enough premise that successfully winds up the tension with the greatest of ease. Just like little mechanical toys start performing their carefully programmed routines when…

Wide World of Horror: ’247°F’ – if the heat doesn’t get you, the run time will

Wide World of Horror: ’247°F’ – if the heat doesn’t get you, the run time will

There’s almost nothing more upsetting than a film that overstays its welcome. Trim somewhere around forty minutes to an hour off of 247°F and the end result would be a pretty great short…

A History of Violence: The Jack Thompson Story – Part One

A History of Violence: The Jack Thompson Story – Part One

Ask any gamer who Jack Thompson is, and it’s likely they’ll tell you not just who he is but exactly what they think of him, too. Long famed for his views on violence…

New on Video: ‘Hangmen Also Die’

New on Video: ‘Hangmen Also Die’

With "M," "Hangmen Also Die!" is a film Lang considered among his most important. Coming out in 1943, it also must have been frighteningly dramatic for contemporary audiences, and it remains a chilling…


Sound On Sight Podcast

Sound On Sight Podcast, Episode 392: ‘Ghostbusters’ Franchise

Sound On Sight Podcast, Episode 392: 'Ghostbusters' Franchise

Czech-born but Canadian based Ivan Reitman first emerged as director of the little seen Foxy Lady, followed by the Canadian…

Sordid Cinema

Sordid Cinema #83: Defending the ‘Sin City’ Franchise

Sordid Cinema #83: Defending the 'Sin City' Franchise

When Sin City was released, it was a remarkable achievement – a comic book adaptation that didn’t look or feel…

Hey You Geeks Podcast

Hey You Geeks!! # 33: Sci-Fi Double Feature w/ The Zero Theorem & The Congress

Hey You Geeks!! # 33: Sci-Fi Double Feature w/ The Zero Theorem & The Congress

When we decided to do a double-feature episode on Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem and Ari Folman’s The Congress, we had…

Televerse

The Televerse #159- That Mitchell and Webb Look with Alasdair Wilkins

The Televerse #159- That Mitchell and Webb Look with Alasdair Wilkins

The fall TV season is nearly upon us, bringing with it a slew of summer series finales and pilot previews…

Open Source

Open Source #6: ‘Destiny’, ‘Minecraft’ and Twitch, Oh My!

Open Source #6: 'Destiny', 'Minecraft' and Twitch, Oh My!

  DON’T PANIC! The Open Source crew have returned after a brief break, complete with your irregularly scheduled broadcast of…

Sketchy

Sketchy Episode 136 – ‘Ghost In The Shell’

Sketchy Episode 136 - 'Ghost In The Shell'

This week, Sketchy covers another recent-classic of Anime. It’s 1995′s “Ghost In The Shell,” which is a well-known influence on…

Game Of Thrones Podcast

Game of Thrones Podcast #30: “The Children”

Game of Thrones Podcast #30: "The Children"

  When Game of Thrones show-runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss promised the season four finale would be their finest yet, they…

The Walking Dead Podcast

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 53: “A”

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 53: “A”

For the second half of The Walking Dead Season 4, the survivors have been following the train tracks and on…

Darkness Becomes You Podcast

Darkness Becomes You Bonus Podcast: True Detective Mix-Tape

Darkness Becomes You Bonus Podcast: True Detective Mix-Tape

True Detective is many things – a beautifully poised, slow and ominous work of a mature, sure-handed director, and a show…