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Cinefantastique Podcast: Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Does the sequel Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore improve upon the original, or is it time for a trip to the animal control shelter?

Inception as Deception: A Future Look at Our Everyday Reality

Bob Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bob Samuels

's message of favoring reality over fantasy is portrayed ironically in a fantasy film about fantasies. Once again we find the media attacking the media as it produces more media about media.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Eyes Without a Face -- 50th Anniversary Special

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

With theaters offering no new genre films this weekend, The Cinefantastique Podcast turns its gaze back through the mists of time to a 50th anniversary examination of Eyes Without a Face.

CFQ Post-Mortem: The Sorcerer's Apprentice; More on Inception

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the latest weekly installment of CFQ's Post-Mortem Podcast, further in-depth insights on Inception and a look at the big-budget disappointment, The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Inception

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Is it the thinking person's action-packed blockbuster? Find out, along with the usual recap of weekly news, upcoming events, and home video releases.

CFQ Post-Mortem: Despicable Me; More on Predators

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In CFQ's Post-Mortem Podcast (or should that be Podcast Post-Mortem?), Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski offer a free-form follow-up to the regular Cinefantastique Podcast.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Predators

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week, the Cinefantastique Podcast sets its sights on Predators, produced by Robert Rodriguez and directed by Nimrod Antal, from a screenplay by A...

Frank Frazetta, Pioneering Fantasy Artist, Dies At 82

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — Pioneering fantasy artist Frank Frazetta died Monday in a Fort Myers, Fla., hospital, a manager said. He was 82. Frazetta had be...

Summer Escape: Best In Sci-Fi And Fantasy

iO9 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Summer is the most escapist time of year, with vacations and long voyages. And no escapist jaunt is complete without a visit to other worlds. Here are...

CFQ Post-Mortem: The Killer Inside Me; King Kong 360; More on The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the second Cinefantastique Post-Mortem Pocast, your trio of talented talkers (i.e., Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski) leave the r...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Nimrod Antal on Predators; Discussions of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Last Airbender

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's a double-dose of photodramatic discussion, disputation, and dissention on this week's episode of the the Cinefantastique Podcast, as Dan Persons,...

Christmas in July - A Dream

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Gliding along on an island anchored by stone slabs, I come upon a church bathed in an array of klieg lights. My feet touch the street that has been i...

No Jewish 'Lord Of The Rings' Ever?

Jewish Review of Books | Michael Weingrad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Although it might seem unlikely that anyone would wonder whether the author of The Lord of the Rings was Jewish, the Nazis took no chances. When the p...

CFQ Post-Mortem: More on Psycho & House of Usher; Did Jaws & Star Wars ruin movies?

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week features a bold new experiment in podcasting, the likes of which have seldom if ever been seen in our lifetimes! At the end of this week's C...

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction Podcast - Volume 1, Number 1: The Wolfman

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week's subject is The Wolfman, starring Benicio Del Toro and Anthony Hopkins. The film is of course a remake of The Wolfman (1941), starring Lon Chaney Jr., which immortalized the werewolf legend on film.

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast - Vol. 1, No. 2: Shutter Island

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the second installment of Cinefantastique's new weekly podcast, Dan Persons, Steve Biodrowski, and Lawrence French look at Martin Scorsese's new ho...

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast - v1n3: The Crazies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Dan Persons, Steve Biodrowski, and Lawrence French are back with an in-depth discussion of The Crazies, the new horror-thriller about a small town cau...

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast - v1n4: Alice in Wonderland

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Dan Persons, Steve Biodrowski, and Lawrence French follow Tim Burton down the rabbit hole, analyzing his live-action redo of the Disney animated class...

Cinefantastique Podcast V1:E5 - Ink, Ghost Writer, Dr. Parnassus

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's a genre light week with no new horror, fantasy, or science fiction titles released in cinemas, so we're shining a little much-deserved light on some overlooked and/or under-rated genre titles.

The Cinefantastique Horror Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast v1n6: Repo Men

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In this week's podcast, we discuss Repo Men, the week's top news stories, and offer random recommendations of horror, fantasy, and science fiction films worth checking out.

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast V1:N7 -- How to Train Your Dragon

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In this week's episode, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski debate the merits of domesticated dragons as they analyze How to Train Your Dragon.

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction Podcast V1:N9 -- After.Life

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Dan Persons is back in the host's chair for a round-table discussion of After.Life, the new horror-thriller about a young woman who wakes up after a car accident to find that she is in a funeral home.

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast V1:N10 -- Kick-Ass

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Cinefantastique's Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast returns with a blow-by-blow knock-down debate regarding the merits (or lack thereof) in th...

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast V1:N11: Langarama! -- The Woman in the Moon and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In anticipation of the release of the almost-fully-restored silent science-fiction classic, Metropolis, the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science ...

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast V1:N12: A Nightmare on Elm Street

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Freddy's back, and the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast has him in its sights. Is the new A Nightmare on Elm Street a dreamsc...