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My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Quiet Ones

Dan Persons | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A professor and his students perform experiments on a young subject, trying to prove that the paranormal experiences she claims to undergo are actually psychologically motivated.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Epic

Dan Persons | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Epic represents another cinematic betrayal of master children's storyteller and illustrator William Joyce, but this time with visuals that, while lush, don't do much to carry Joyce's distinctive style to the screen.

Barbara Hammer At The Tate Modern

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

Barbara Hammer is an experimental filmmaker and is perhaps best known for her early work, which constitutes some of the first lesbian-made films (see:...

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...

Vampires: Why Here, Why Now?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

If fiction often reflects a nation's culture, why, oh-why-oh, do we have so many vampires, in so many places, sucking up so many entertainment dollars with such blazing success today?