In a rather alarming trend, historical American presidents are emerging as the bloodthirsty superheroes of the summer. After ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VAMPIRE KILLER, comes a new film by Ross Patterson, FDR: AMERICAN BADASS!, which has just been acquired by Screen Media Films. The horror/comedy stars Barry Bostwick as FDR and features Kevin Sorbo (HERCULES) and William Mapother (ANOTHER EARTH) in supporting roles. The film is a slapstick comedy that has the 32nd President of the United States riding a ‘wheelchair of death’ to stop the world from werewolves who carry the polio virus, including werewolf versions of Hitler, Mussolini, and Emperor Hirohito. The film is expected to be one of the underground hits at the upcoming Comic-Con, the largest assembly of comic book “nerds” and the sci-fi film crowd. FDR: AMERICAN BADASS! will screen with the previous hit from the filmmakers, POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY, on consecutive nights at the San Diego conclave next month.
Wilson (Craig Johnson, 2017) 2 out of 4 stars From Craig Johnson, director of the delightfully offbeat, tragicomic The Skeleton Twins, in 2014, comes Wilson, still offbeat and tragicomic, though far less delightfully so. Based on a series of comics … Continue reading
Asghar Farhadi, an Iranian writer-director with a knack for profound dramas (“About Elly”, “A Separation”, “The Past”), returns with “The Salesman”, another heartfelt story branded with uncomfortable dualities. The nature of this tale, set and shot in Tehran, will make … Continue reading
INTERVIEW with industry insider JAMIE LEE SMITH……..One Millennial. One Baby Boomer. Two totally different perspectives. Perspectives that cross not only generations – but styles, tastes, passions, interests, and impressions. The duo offers you impressions of not just films, but of … Continue reading