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Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Pics From Man of Steel

Dan Persons | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Get a look at Superman's new look... Star Trek producer Brannon Braga gets all witchy... Damon Lindelof gets Left Behind... The Wizard of Oz goes deep...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Quentin Dupieux on Rubber

Dan Persons | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Rubber was released theatrically on April 1st. No, it's not some kind of a joke -- I've seen it, I know. It's actually a film about a tire that gains consciousness in the middle of the desert.

The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Green Hornet

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Did the late-in-the-game decision to convert it to 3D give its creators -- including director Michel Gondry and star/co-writer Seth Rogen -- time enough to find the right balance?

Cinefantastique Podcast: Season of the Witch

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Nic Cage's latest film has been roundly burned at the stake by most critics. But is this film truly deserving of such condemnation?

Cinefantastique Podcast: Tron: Legacy

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the latest episode of the "The Cinefantastique Podcast" Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons attempt to build their own consensual reality after a viewing of "Tron: Legacy".

The Cinefantastique Review: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Can the forces of darkness be vanquished by only a pair of Narnia royalty, where four were needed before? Does the film profit or lose by running a half-hour less than its predecessors?

The Cinefantastique Review: Tangled

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

For their 50th animated feature film, Walt Disney Pictures presents Tangled -- a CGI modernization of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rapunzel." Is thi...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 is a bona fide box office sensation. But is it any good, or is it just a prequel for Part 2?

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: Remembering Dino DeLaurentiis

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In this week's Cinefantastique Post-Mortem Podcast, Steve Biodrowski and I bid farewell to producer Dino DeLaurentiis, who died on November 10 at the age of 91. DeLaurentiis was a frequent contributor to the cinefantastique genres.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Skyline

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week, the Cinefantastique Podcast watches the skies - or, rather, the Skyline. Tune in as Dan Persons and Steve Biodrowski (minus the missing-in-...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Hereafter With John W. Morehead & Gareth Edwards on Monsters

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Is Hereafter another Oscar-worthy contender from the director of Unforgiven and Billion Dollar Baby, or does it disappoint?

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: I Spit on Your Grave & Loving a Film, but Not Enough

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In this ruminative episode of the Cinefantastique Post-Mortem, Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons are taken to task by a listener for ...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Suspiria

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

How does Argento's extremely stylized vision of violence and terror hold up decades later? Is there actually an underlying logic in the seemingly irrational goings-on in Suspiria?

Cinefantastique Podcast: My Soul to Take

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Writer-director Wes Craven returns to the horror genre with My Soul to Take and the Cinefantastique Podcast is there to examine the results.

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: Hatchet II

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

How does writer-director Adam Green's sequel about a shockingly corporeal, hatchet-wielding ghost and the various, foolish mortals who are his victims stack up to his 2006 sleeper? Is it a cut above or a notch below?

Cinefantastique Podcast: Let Me In

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Can a disturbed young boy find true love with the vampire next door? Can Los Alamos, New Mexico afford more than one police officer? Can an American r...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Never Let Me Go with Mark Romanek

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Our stalwart editor Steve Biodrowski couldn't make the recording session for this episode -- he said it had something to do with his teaching gig; we ...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D with Ali Larter

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Is there life after the apocalypse? Find out on this week's episode of the Cinefantastique Podcast, as Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrow...

CFQ Post-Mortem: Machete is a Genre Film? & Paul W.S. Anderson: Auteur

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Summer's gone and so is the Cinefantastique Podcast's Summer Wrap-up Episode. In its wake, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski debate t...

Cinefantastique Podcast: The Last Exorcism

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the mood for an exorcism? Then join Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski as they scourge the unclean spirits of THE LAST EXORCISM, ca...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Eli Roth & Daniel Stamm on The Last Exorcism; Review of Piranha 3D

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's a day of interviews and reviews at the Cinefantastique Podcast. First, a chat with director Daniel Stamm and producer Eli Roth on their new, demo...

CFQ Post-Mortem: The Alternate Worlds of Recycled Footage

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

After a passionate discussion of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Dan Persons and Steve Biodrowski leave the recorder running as they delve deeply into th...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week's installment of the Cinefantastique Podcast takes a ringside seat for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, director Edgar Wright's genre-spanning (...

CFQ Post-Mortem: More on Black Sunday and Mario Bava

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Following up on the Cinefantastique Podcast 1.26, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski delve deeper into the mysteries of director Mario...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Black Sunday - 50th Anniversary Special

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

No new genre films hit theaters this weekend, but fear not: Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski once again rev up the time machine and ...