I Just Came for the Brightside Skittles

It seems that everytime I enter a convenience store, Skittles has introduced a new flavor mix. This time the new mix, Brightside, consists of “bright” colors and decidedly Summer-esque flavors. Without further ado… Kiwi Banana (yellow) – My favorite of all the flavors in this mix. I’ve always had a love for artificial banana flavor…

And the Winner is… Oscar Animated Short Films

If you participate in Oscar pools, you know what a toss-up the Short Form categories can be. They aren’t widely seen, and aren’t a part of the larger cultural discussion in the way that the other nominated films are. There isn’t really a debate over, say, the depiction of the female characters in Pear Cider…

Slow-Ass Chases Never Looked So Good: Arrow’s PSYCHOMANIA Special Edition Blu

There are very few movies with cooler ideas than Psychomania. Bikers back from the dead, raising hell in the English suburbs. It is the type of film that I have seen a few times, but only saw it under other names and awful prints. Fortunately for exploitation fans everywhere, Psychomania has received the Arrow Video…

DOOBIOUS SOURCES is a Different Take on the Stoner Comedy

This is Zorn Tappadapo (Jason Weissbrod), the producer and cameraman of Instant Karma news team. This is Reginald “The Reg” Block-Hunsleigh (Jeff Lorch), the face of the Instant Karma team. Doobious Sources features the duo freelancin’ and freewheelin’ to score some big scoops to sell to local TV stations. Their methods aren’t always on the…

Not So Polite: 5 (Sorta) Canadian Slasher Film Killers

Being a Canadian can be a real hassle. Not only do we have to deal with a devilishly handsome Prime Minister, quality Tim Horton’s doughnuts and free healthcare, but we – tragically – have an international reputation as being just so damn nice. Really, it’s both sickening and unwarranted, as this massive tundra is as…

1961: EL CID Reigns Victorious

The Film: El Cid (1961) Directed by: Anthony Mann Starring: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren IMDb Plot: The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors. Also In Theaters: Bachelor Flat If a Man Answers Madison Avenue Only Two Can Play Tender…