Tribeca Diary, Days Four and Five: Nightmares

Tribeca Diary, Days Four and Five: Nightmares

The big opening at Tribeca on Sunday was NAME’s Maggie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger in his first indie role, as a father in a zombie-style apocalypse who has to deal with the infection of…

Tribeca Diary, Day Three: The Master, the Wolf and the Rabbit

Tribeca Diary, Day Three: The Master, the Wolf and the Rabbit

  As beautiful spring weather moves into New York City for the first time this year, the lines for TriBeCa movies only get longer. And, for all of the talk that TriBeCa is…

NonCompliant #6 “Sabrina vs. Predator”

NonCompliant #6 “Sabrina vs. Predator”

Katy Rex returns to NonCompliant as we discuss the new horror tinged take on Sabrina, the surprising feminist themes of Archie vs. Predator, the latest issue of female fronted Thor, and the all…

Game of Thrones, Ep. 5.02 “The House of Black and White” is all about vows and new alliances

Game of Thrones, Ep. 5.02 “The House of Black and White” is all about vows and new alliances

The season five premiere of Game of Thrones had a lot of work to do, reintroducing us to a large ensemble cast while establishing several new story-lines for major characters. While "The Wars…


Tribeca Diary, Days Four and Five: Nightmares

Tribeca Diary, Days Four and Five: Nightmares

The big opening at Tribeca on Sunday was NAME’s Maggie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger in his first indie role, as a father in a zombie-style apocalypse who has to deal with the infection of…

Tribeca Diary, Day Three: The Master, the Wolf and the Rabbit

Tribeca Diary, Day Three: The Master, the Wolf and the Rabbit

  As beautiful spring weather moves into New York City for the first time this year, the lines for TriBeCa movies only get longer. And, for all of the talk that TriBeCa is…

‘It’s All Gone Pete Tong’ remains content in achieving its modest goals

‘It’s All Gone Pete Tong’ remains content in achieving its modest goals

It isn’t very difficult to fathom why It’s All Gone Pete Tong was well received back in 2004 and is still cited as of one of the better films to emerge out of…

Smart, stylish ‘Ex Machina’ brilliantly mixes emotions and technology

Smart, stylish ‘Ex Machina’ brilliantly mixes emotions and technology

Ex Machina is a superior techno-thriller that asks a lot more questions than it’s willing to answer. Filmmakers have long exploited the dangers of artificial intelligence, but few have the courage to examine…


UPDATE: Netflix formally orders ‘Full House’ spinoff, titled ‘Fuller House’

UPDATE: Netflix formally orders ‘Full House’ spinoff, titled ‘Fuller House’

Following weeks of speculation, official word has now been released that Netflix has ordered a 13-episode season of Fuller House, a continuation of the 90s sitcom Full House. John Stamos, one of the…

Gotham, Ep. 1.20, “Under the Knife” finds Barbara in a twisted romance

Gotham, Ep. 1.20, “Under the Knife” finds Barbara in a twisted romance

The search for the serial killer known as The Ogre continues with Gordon on edge, convinced that his loved one, Dr. Leslie Thompkins, may be in imminent danger. This turns out to be…

Veep, Ep 4.02: “East Wing” turns the focus on Gary

Veep, Ep 4.02: “East Wing” turns the focus on Gary

Meyer's attempts at brokering a peace deal are undercut by Gary going mad with power and a conflict over a White House painting, leading to a hilarious and strong episode that gives nearly…

HBO is new dealer for Vimeo’s ‘High Maintenance’

HBO is new dealer for Vimeo’s ‘High Maintenance’

Vimeo’s comedic marijuana web series High Maintenance is about to enter rarefied air. Deadline reports that HBO has snapped up the show, making it only the second online production to ever be promoted…


Tribeca Diary, Days Four and Five: Nightmares

Tribeca Diary, Days Four and Five: Nightmares

The big opening at Tribeca on Sunday was NAME’s Maggie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger in his first indie role, as a father in a zombie-style apocalypse who has to deal with the infection of…

Tribeca Diary, Day Three: The Master, the Wolf and the Rabbit

Tribeca Diary, Day Three: The Master, the Wolf and the Rabbit

  As beautiful spring weather moves into New York City for the first time this year, the lines for TriBeCa movies only get longer. And, for all of the talk that TriBeCa is…

Cannes ’15 Critics Week lineup revealed

Cannes ’15 Critics Week lineup revealed

    Shortly after last week’s announcement of the In Competition and Un Certain Regard lineups, the 2015 Cannes Film Festival has unveiled one of their sidebar attractions, the Critics Week Lineup of…

Tribeca Diary, Day Two: An ace, a three, and a Jack

Tribeca Diary, Day Two: An ace, a three, and a Jack

Friday’s films at Tribeca 2015 is a fine example of why this year’s festival lineup is so strong. There are some years where Tribeca features quite a few movies that prove the adage…


NonCompliant #6 “Sabrina vs. Predator”

NonCompliant #6 “Sabrina vs. Predator”

Katy Rex returns to NonCompliant as we discuss the new horror tinged take on Sabrina, the surprising feminist themes of Archie vs. Predator, the latest issue of female fronted Thor, and the all…

Sketchy Episode 166 – ‘Tiny Toon Adventures’

Sketchy Episode 166 – ‘Tiny Toon Adventures’

This week it’s “Tiny Toon Adventures,” a pick by Ingrid. Produced by Steven Spielberg, this 90s television series featured a new generation of Looney Tunes characters and a plethora of pop culture references. Enjoy!…

Sketchy Episode 165 – ‘Home’

Sketchy Episode 165 – ‘Home’

This week it’s the Dreamworks 2015 animation “Home,” starring Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory) as “Oh”, an alien belong to the race “Boov” that kicked humans out of their house and made Earth…

NXpress #4: ‘Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows’ with David D’Angelo of Yacht Club Games

NXpress #4: ‘Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows’ with David D’Angelo of Yacht Club Games

+ 'Battletoads' and most anticipated indie games of 2015

This week, David D’Angelo, programmer of Shovel Knight joins us to discuss the video game industry as well as the soon to be released Plague of Shadows.  We also find time to list our…


‘My Little Pony: Fiendship is Magic’ #4: welcome to your nightmares

‘My Little Pony: Fiendship is Magic’ #4: welcome to your nightmares

The latest installment in the Fiendship is Magic month stars Nightmare MoonTo give credit where credit is due, it’s surprising that for a series of one-shots showing off the My Little Pony villain’s…

‘Superior Iron Man’ #7: the suit makes the man

‘Superior Iron Man’ #7: the suit makes the man

After taking out fellow San Franciscan hero Daredevil and putting would-be villain Teen Abomination at his side, the superior Tony Stark is close to unstoppable. There’s only one person with the gumption to…

‘Giant Days’ #2 makes  getting sick entertaining

‘Giant Days’ #2 makes getting sick entertaining

Who knew that a comic about getting the flu could be so fun? Giant Days #2 follows the college adventures of housemates Daisy, Esther, and Susie as they deal with one of the…

‘Convergence’ #2: boilerplate event

‘Convergence’ #2: boilerplate event

DC’s latest event comic reaches its second (technically third) issue and continues the trend of disappointment. Despite a star studded cast of the excellent Earth 2 hero roster, Convergence has had very little…


Weekly news roundup: ‘Star Wars Battlefront,’ ‘Guitar Hero Live,’ and more

Weekly news roundup: ‘Star Wars Battlefront,’ ‘Guitar Hero Live,’ and more

Press that pause button and stretch those fingers. It’s time to roundup this weeks gaming news and find out what we missed when we stepped away from the internet. This week Star Wars…

‘Bloodborne': A new moon rises with From Software’s latest

‘Bloodborne': A new moon rises with From Software’s latest

From Verdite to Boletaria and from Lordran to Drangleic, death and curses have been prevailing themes of the universes created by Japanese developer From Software. From returns to Sony exclusivity with Bloodborne, the…

‘Destiny’s Next Expansion: ‘House of Wolves’…or Puppies

‘Destiny’s Next Expansion: ‘House of Wolves’…or Puppies

Earlier this week Bungie finally gave Destiny‘s second expansion, House of Wolves, a release date (May 19) before maiming some of the excitement by immediately revealing the expansion would not include a raid.…

‘Playstation Now’ Ruined My Wednesday Evening

‘Playstation Now’ Ruined My Wednesday Evening

Let’s get one thing straight right off the bat: I’m a huge supporter of Playstation Now. Netflix, Spotify, Marvel Unlimited – show me a subscription service for content I want and I’ll show…


‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare’ is the King of Metalsploitation

‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare’ is the King of Metalsploitation

The first scene plays out like an anti-thesis to the satanic and heavy metal antics that the film devotes itself too. The setup is quaint. A young father happily shaves his face. A…

The horror at the center of Denis Villeneuve’s six features

The horror at the center of Denis Villeneuve’s six features

Best of Canadian Cinema

In 1989, a young man killed fourteen women at Montreal’s Polytechnique school of engineering with a Mini-14 semi-automatic carbine. In 2009’s Polytechnique, the tragedy is fictionalized in deep focus black and white that…

New on Video: ‘Imitation of Life’ (1934/1959)

New on Video: ‘Imitation of Life’ (1934/1959)

The two versions of Imitation of Life are equally worthwhile for their historical significance, their aesthetic divergences, and their narrative variations. It's a great cinematic case study in adaptation and modernization. …

The Conversation: Drew Morton and Landon Palmer Discuss ‘The Straight Story’

The Conversation: Drew Morton and Landon Palmer Discuss ‘The Straight Story’

The Conversation is a feature at Sound on Sight bringing together Drew Morton and Landon Palmer in a passionate debate about cinema new and old. For their fourth piece, they will discuss David Lynch’s film The…


Sound On Sight Podcast

SOS This Week Podcast #4: We discuss the Cannes ’15 lineup

SOS This Week Podcast #4: We discuss the Cannes '15 lineup

Episode 4 of SOS This Week is here, and we’re breaking down the lineup for the Cannes 2015 film festival.…

Televerse

The Televerse #189- Better Call Saul s1 with Vikram Murthi

The Televerse #189- Better Call Saul s1 with Vikram Murthi

Aprilgeddon continues, bringing with it a return of the Season Spotlight, giving Kate and Simon extra time to discuss some…

SOS This Week

SOS This Week Podcast #4: We discuss the Cannes ’15 lineup

SOS This Week Podcast #4: We discuss the Cannes '15 lineup

Episode 4 of SOS This Week is here, and we’re breaking down the lineup for the Cannes 2015 film festival.…

NonCompliant

NonCompliant #6 “Sabrina vs. Predator”

NonCompliant #6 "Sabrina vs. Predator"

Katy Rex returns to NonCompliant as we discuss the new horror tinged take on Sabrina, the surprising feminist themes of…

NXpress: Nintendo Podcast

NXpress #4: ‘Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows’ with David D’Angelo of Yacht Club Games

NXpress #4: 'Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows' with David D'Angelo of Yacht Club Games

This week, David D’Angelo, programmer of Shovel Knight joins us to discuss the video game industry as well as the…

Open Source

Open Source #19: The Xbox That Might’ve Been

Open Source #19: The Xbox That Might've Been

The Open Source crew look back at Microsoft’s original plan for the launch of the first Xbox – giving it…

Under the Hood

Under the Hood #9: “Even God Doesn’t Know What to Make of You”

Under the Hood #9: "Even God Doesn't Know What to Make of You"

It's the second-to-last Under the Hood of the season, but Banshee doesn't believe in calms before storms.…

The Walking Dead Podcast

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 69: “Conquer”

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 69: "Conquer"

From start to finish, the episode, aptly titled “Conquer” was a surprising conclusion to what many are calling the best…

Game Of Thrones Podcast

Game of Thrones Podcast #31: “The Wars to Come”

Game of Thrones Podcast #31: "The Wars to Come"

We are back with our Game of Thrones podcast and joining us to discuss “The Wars to Come” is special…