Sunday, July 26, 2015

Burlesque Crowdfunding Effort Goes Bust

For Bang Bang Von Loola and the rest of the Pin Up! The Movie gang, it's better luck next season. You know, the one signaled each year by trees undressing.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The First Film Begins Its Trek to America

If it comes to pass, this will be a most unique 125th anniversary screening. In November, British documentary filmmaker David Wilkinson is hoping to show The First Film in New York City, where the film's subject - Louis Le Prince - was scheduled to appear in 1890.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Heavyweight Boxer Segues to Western Gunslinger Role

When David "Nino" Rodriguez announced his retirement from professional boxing last summer, his heavyweight record was 36 wins and two losses. All but two of his wins were by knockout, with an astounding 24 of those logged in the first round (often as a result of a devastating left hook to the body). "I was a vicious fighter," Rodriguez admitted during a recent interview with AfterBuzz TV's Jared Gilkerson.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A Documentary Branded With Audience Awards

In today's increasingly crowded field of digital documentaries, a top calling card remains the Audience Award from Hot Docs. The event, held every spring in Toronto, is North America's largest documentary film festival.

Bigfoot Rampages Through Western Pennsylvania

A number of memorable events took place in connection with "Bigfoot Week," the May 26th-June 1st period proclaimed by Ellwood City, Pennsylvania Councilman Ralph Chiapetta.