Saturday, June 5, 2021

The Hong Kong Elvis Impersonator Known as 'Melvis'

Kwok Lam-sang died of kidney failure December 29th, 2020 at age 68. He left behind a documentary in progress, The Heartbreaker: The Story of Melvis, which filmmakers Jonathan Duncan and Richie Fowler are now working to complete.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

A George Romero Short 27 Years in the Making

Jacaranda Joe was initially envisioned as a feature-length mockumentary. As the Orlando Sentinel reported back in the summer of 1994, George A. Romero had engaged with the students of Valencia Community College to begin putting it all together.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Low-Budget Flick Shot in 13 Days Slated for 13th Season of MST3K

In early 2015, the title of this Alabama grassroots production was Full Moon Inc. That moniker was later changed to Night Hunters and, ultimately, Demon Squad and it is under that banner that the film will receive the beloved Mystery Science Theater 3000 treatment during the show's upcoming crowd-funded 13th season.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Ohio Filmmaker Gears Up for Worst.Christmas.Ever

The Mahoning Valley Film Initiative, a collective of filmmakers in northeast Ohio, has their sights set on subversive Christmas tale.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

A Family Rooted to the Fuller Brush Co.

Is there anything these days more retro than the idea of a door-to-door salesman? With taking over the world and pulling the leases out from under shopping malls across North America, it seems almost quaint to think this profession was once a manner in which folks routinely browsed consumer goods. Not to mention a means that could provide a livelihood for a husband, wife and their family of eight boys.