Browsing: Special Edition

ProjectionCast ProjectionCast

A couple weeks removed from the Oscars, there isn’t much in the way of relevant movie news, but somehow our heroes soldier on, defeating minor issues like dire sickness and a limp set of news stories to find incredible nuggets of filmic truth in Episode 23 of ProjectionCast, which finds NP Awards Pundit/Senior Critic Jason McKiernan fighting off the flu while NP Founder Christopher Misch and …

Special Edition purge-anarchy-horror-sequels

When people think of horror sequels, there’s always a temptation to denounce them as inferior films. True, it is easy to start citing examples of lesser films in franchises like Friday the 13th or Saw

Special Edition video-games

To call the history of the interplay between movies and video games “spotty” would be to commit an act of startling charity. Who could forget such classic films as Double Dragon or Street Fighter, not to mention the whole oeuvre of the highly esteemed Uwe Boll?…

Special Edition dawn-of-apes-animals-attack

A hybrid of flesh eating piranhas are released into the rivers surrounding a summer resort, accidentally of course. No other animal attacking film has spawned so many follow-up or “inspired by” films as these beloved creatures. As natural flesh eaters and frantic in their feeding frenzies, they’re practically horror film fodder waiting to happen…

Special Edition in-the-mouth-of-madness-religious-horror

Similar to how the action genre has been mostly eaten up by giant comic book movies, the horror genre has suffered an equally tragic devouring. It’s hard to remember the last horror film that didn’t have someone clutching a crucifix while battling a demon baby growing inside their stomach…

Special Edition bongjoonho

Bong Joon-ho is a leading figure of the Korean New Wave and one of the most innovative filmmakers working today. Known for a macabre sense of humor, deft sensibility and social consciousness, he consistently garners excellent reviews and cult praise…

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