Episode #25 – Snowpiercer & Film Book Recommendations

Episode #25 We tackle the juggernaut SNOWPIERCER in episode 25.  Currently holding a very impressive 94% at Rotten Tomatoes, SNOWPIERCER is raking up the box office (particularly through VOD) and the critical praise.  So, what’s it all about? Well, you’ll...

Episode #23 – Our Top 5 Movie Endings

Episode #23 In this episode, we each list and discuss our 5 favorite movie endings of all time.  This necessarily means: SPOILERS AHEAD.   A list of our selections is provided below – as to temper any spoilers you truly wish to avoid.  Otherwise, enjoy! As with...

Episode #22 – The Wild, Wonderful World of Wes Anderson

Episode # 22 In this episode, the guys, along with guest panelist, Dr. Lara Hrycaj (who attended graduate school with the guys), discuss one of the more polarizing figures in modern cinema, Wes Anderson, director of Bottle Rocket, The Royal Tenenbaums, The...
Book Contracted

Book Contracted

I am thrilled to announce that I have been offered a contract with Scarecrow Press (my first choice) for the publication of my book, “Sex, Sadism and Spain: The Spanish Horror Film” Patience is indeed a virtue and often rewarded. 2013 Catalog is attached!...
Launch of New Podcast

Launch of New Podcast

CUT! THAT’S A WRAP! My close friends and colleagues Erik Marshall, Chris Gullen and I have developed and recorded our first podcast. The show, which is called “That’s a Wrap” is dedicated to analysis (both light and, at times, rigorous) of...

Book Proposal in Progress

I’m currently in the process of crafting my book proposal.  Here are some specifics: this manuscript explores how a group of films produced, distributed and exhibited under the crumbling dictatorship of Francisco Franco’s Spain can potentially lead us to a...

Publication: “Mondo Mundo”

I am honored to contribute a chapter to an upcoming anthology that, in our editor Dr. Gerardo Cummings’ words, “…encourages examination of the film itself (the plot, questions of fidelity between the script and the finished product, topics related to...