Phantom Faye (2015) is the latest short film from writer/director Chris .R. Notarile and his Blinky Productions. Notarile introduced his Phantom character in the brilliant short film CHOICE (2011), in which a suicidal actress (Kerri Miller) is confronted by the personification of choice (Mandy Evans). The character(s) returned in The Retcon Chronicles (2014) …Continue Reading
So, I picked up the premiere issue of Cosplay Culture magazine the other day and, within its pages, I found an article on SabreFireTiger Custom [Tumblr/Facebook]. Who? Well, SabreFireTiger Custom is Brenda Le, a 24-year-old 6th grade math teacher and doctoral student who also specializes in creating custom Funko Pop! …Continue Reading
The video embedded above is Mikey Tommy interviewing none other than The Incredible Hulk himself, Lou Ferrigno, for the Wizard World Comic Con 2015 in Cleveland, OH. Well, actually, he interviewed Ferrigno the night before the con began last weekend (February 20-22). Mikey Tommy is Mike Kent, my good friend and …Continue Reading
This is yet another photo from last weekend’s Wizard Con courtesy of Mikey Tommy. This blue-eyed, fanged beauty is cosplaying as Selene (Kate Beckinsale) from the fantastic film Underworld (2003), and its increasingly inferior sequels. It’s a good thing that she has those orange tips in the barrels of her …Continue Reading
This cutie was captured by my friend/co-worker Mike at Wizard World Comic Con, which rolled into Cleveland, OH, this weekend (February 20-22) at the Cleveland Convention Center. Mike [aka Mikey Tommy] said that this little girl, whose parents were not dressed up, looked like she didn’t want to be there, in …Continue Reading
I love Fefe Dobson‘s music. There, I said it. Wait. I say that all the time. Unashamed. Fefe Dobson‘s music is not a guilty pleasure for me, but, just a pleasure. A co-worker, back when I posted about this female rocker on Rock Chicks Rule!, said that Fefe Dobson was …Continue Reading
Cheerleaders vs Zombies was a film project that was unsuccessfully funded via Kickstarter in November 2011. The film was to be directed by Bill Evashwick and produced by Frank McEnulty for McEnulty‘s I Made a Movie Studios. The film, apparently, is dead. But, not like zombie dead – just plain …Continue Reading
Warpaint (2012), written and directed by Al Benoit, is an an amazingly beautiful short film. It tells the very sweet story of “Carey (Dayeanne Hutton) and Audrey (Chloe Howcroft), two seventeen year old girls who fall in love over a summer at their parents’ lake houses.” This film captures fleeting …Continue Reading
I stumbled upon two very cool short action films today and, in researching them, I learned that both were made by husband-and-wife creative teams! Hit Girls (2011), not to be confused with Maria Tran’s Hit Girls (2013), is a short action film directed by director/writer/producer Adrian Vitoria for his U.K.-based …Continue Reading
Now That You’re Dead (2009), written and directed by Patrick Rea, for SenoReality Pictures [Vimeo], is “a supernatural dark comedy about a cheating husband, his mistress and a murderous wife with a vampire twist.” It stars Aaron Laue, Jennifer Plas and Meagan Flynn. Watch Now That You’re Dead here … …Continue Reading
In a world torn by a war between vampires and angels, a human vigilante on the hunt for her missing sisters is lured into the den of a vampire. Bloodtraffick (2011) is an award-winning action short film written and directed by Hong Kong-based Jennifer Thym for her own RockGinger. The …Continue Reading
The Jezebelles [Facebook/Youtube] are (were?) a 15 member, all-female rock choir [with a 4 member band] from Southern California (Riverside). The concept was founded by Kelsey Dyer in 2010 to “create an outlet for women to express themselves through rock and roll.” The Jezebelles “draw inspiration from all of our …Continue Reading
I know, I know. Here I go again with yet another Sex Pistols reference in the title of a post about U.K. indie punk bands! Well, this one’s kinda clever since I’m going to mention a few cool bands that I discovered on stepunker‘s Youtube channel who are now, sadly, …Continue Reading
This blog is about my obsessions, right? Yes, it is. And, right now, I am obsessed with all the awesome U.K. punk bands I’m finding on stepunker‘s Youtube channel! In my previous two posts, I showcased a total of 6 new bands that I discovered [not including Grim Dylan whose …Continue Reading
So, I’m still wandering through the gritty U.K. punk clubs in stepunker‘s video world, finding more awesome new bands! I perused a few more pages and, while I know (and love) Parisian-fronted, London-based grrrl grunge band Healthy Junkies, I found two punk bands and a hard rock band that I’m adding to …Continue Reading
I recently found myself on the Youtube channel of stepunker in search of good performance footage of grrrl grunge band Grim Dylan. I don’t know who stepunker is, but, I do know that he/she is a magnificent bastard! stepunker posts amazing live videos of up-and-coming (mostly female-fronted, mostly U.K.) punk …Continue Reading
Early last year, I did a brief post about the UK-based all-female grunge trio Grim Dylan in anticipation of their (then) upcoming debut album. A few weeks ago, Grim Dylan kindly informed me that the debut album, Cyclone, was available (since December 12). So, I downloaded it immediately. I loved the album on …Continue Reading
It’s been way too long for new music from Halestorm! But, at last, the first single “Apocalyptic” from the band’s upcoming 3rd album, Into the Wild Life, is out there! Is it good? Well, it’s Halestorm, my favorite female-fronted hard rock band, so – yeah, it is! Duh. Watch the video …Continue Reading
I’m stuck on a femme fatale kick. Well, actually, that kick never fades – I love girls with guns, knives, swords, etc. So, let’s start February 2015 with a trio of short action films about female assassins! First … On Target (2008). Written, directed and produced by Andrew MacDonald. Starring …Continue Reading
Troll Attack: Zero (2013) is an awesome CG-animated and live-action short film that I just found only a few short minutes ago! The film was “directed, edited, choreographed, visual FX & animated” by Dino Vicencio, and stars Linda Wong, Dino Vicencio and Eric Watson. An army of trolls from another …Continue Reading
In my previous post on the short action film Vendetta, I mentioned the short film Girl fight in which Vendetta star Sofie Norman introduced her foot to stuntwoman Sarah Molasky‘s (lovely) ass. So, here’s a film in which Molasky delivers her own ass-kick-itude … Sarah Molasky has an extensive resume …Continue Reading
With only minutes left to save her sister from ruthless captors intent on making an example, and armed only with her own fierce determination, a lone modern-day warrior marches directly into the line of fire. An expert in martial arts, hand to hand combat, and weapons, she will need every …Continue Reading
In the not-so-distant future, two young women carry out a plan to defy the system. Sparrow (Jing Song) must free Destiny (Kassie Rehorn) from a tracking device that monitors her every move and traps her in a life of assigned servitude. As their eventful journey unfolds, Sparrow is forced to …Continue Reading
The Return of Johnny V. (2011), directed by Ryan B. Young and Aaron Lee Lopez, is an “explosive” homage to grindhouse cinema, similar in style and execution to Robert Rodriguez‘s Machete (2010) with hints of Rodriguez‘s awesome first film El Mariachi (1992). The Return of Johnny V. is stylish, action-packed, …Continue Reading
We Might Be Super Heroes! [Facebook] is a web series about the “Adventures of the World’s Greatest Accidental Super-Duo!” We Might Be Super Heroes! is made by Amusement Films [Youtube]. Amusement Films “makes the best in low grade entertainment,” such as The Adventures Of El Frenetico & Go-Girl (1997), The …Continue Reading
Hell Fire (2012), written and directed by Marc Fratto, is a brutal, bloody, bad-ass movie! It’s like The Evil Dead as if made by Quentin Tarantino, or Reservoir Dogs as if made by Sam Raimi! It’s a gritty crime thriller, a gory horror film, a high-octane action movie, and a …Continue Reading
Wonder Woman: Dark Justice (2014) is a fan film written and directed by Eric Moore for Runtime Pictures [Facebook], and shot on location at The Iron Horse NYC. The film stars Ashley Huffman as “Wonder Woman”, Jason X. Diaz as “Jason, UFC Welterweight Champion”, Nick Z as “Thug 1″, Neftali …Continue Reading
Tough chicks in no-budget action/horror films go a long way for me. I can get past dumb plots, bad acting, awful dialogue, dreadful special effects, etc, if the film is driven by a bad-ass female character. I can do this because tough chicks are always cool. Sometimes, I find them in low budget films that are …Continue Reading
I just found out, via Facebook, that the horror/comedy Zombeavers is slated to be released, in the US, in theaters and On Demand on March 20, 2015! Finally! I’ve been waiting ever so patiently to see this DAMN movie that I know will be awesome based on the title alone – and …Continue Reading
What if The Warriors (1979) was about ninja clans instead of street gangs? Well … Ninja Apocalypse (2014) is that movie. Well, it’s more like The Warriors meets The Kouga Ninja Scrolls [a novel by Futaro Yamada that inspired the manga (2003-04) and anime (2005) Basilisk, and the feature film Shinobi: …Continue Reading
OK, so in Cute Girls and Dinosaurs Pt. 1, I summarized 65 million years of dinosaur movies up to Jurassic Park in just about 750 words. So, now, I’m going to rank my top 5 favorite D-movies [i.e., dinosaur B-movies], released post-Jurassic Park III, that feature both cute girls and dinosaurs. …Continue Reading
A follower of this blog who has a lovely blog of her own posted a list last November titled 100 Things To Do If You’re Sad. Number five on her wonderful list was this: “Look up pictures of dinosaurs. They are so cool.” Now, although her good advice is not …Continue Reading
Get ready for action! Suspense! And more curves than Tour de France! Meet Roxy St. Clair! She’s one bad-ass vice cop! She hates dope pushers! They killed her partner and left her for dead! But now she’s back on the beat… with some major heat! Machine Gun Roxy! Rated R. …Continue Reading
In January 2007, the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival put out a call to ameteur filmmakers to submit their best fake “grindhouse trailer” to promote the April 6, 2007 release of Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino‘s double feature Grindhouse. A sample of the best submissions would be judged Rodriguez …Continue Reading
A few weeks ago, punk rocker Suzi Moon contacted me in regards to a post I did about her former band Civet. Civet was an L.A.-based punk band formed by Suzi Moon on guitar and her sister Liza Graves on vocals/guitar. They released two amazing albums, Hell Hath No Fury …Continue Reading
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