Interview

The YULETIDE TERROR Fireside Chats – Derek Johnston

[Editors Note: Like I mentioned on our interview with Amanda Reyes, here at The Farsighted, we have been lucky enough to catch up with a few of the authors for the upcoming Spectacular Optical jawn, Yuletide Terror. We love horror and we love Christmas, so we’re pretty damn excited about this one. We’re calling these…

The YULETIDE TERROR Fireside Chats – Amanda Reyes

Here at The Farsighted, we have been lucky enough to catch up with a few of the authors for the upcoming Spectacular Optical jawn, Yuletide Terror. We love horror and we love Christmas, so we’re pretty damn excited about this one. We’re calling these interview “The Yuletide Terror Fireside Chats” and today we begin with…

Badass French Martial Artist Brahim Achabbakhe Catches Up with The Farsighted

This is Brahim Achabbakhe, badass action star in the making. Hopefully you caught him opposite friend of the site Ed Travis‘s big screen man crush Scott Adkins in Boyka, the latest installment of the Undisputed films. If not, the time is now, it’s over on Netflix… but since you’re here, join us for a quick…

July Reading Assignment: THE GOOD, THE TOUGH, AND THE DEADLY is Your New High Octane Action Guidebook

Yesterday was July 4th and few things scream America’s independence more than a nice action movie or 3. Bombs bursting in air… rockets with their red glare… guns, explosions, blood, guts, boom! It’s hard to think of something more American than blowing shit up, kicking some ass, and taking some motherfucking names! Of course, in…

We Caught Up with Harry of GARAGEHOUSE and EXHUMED… He’s Pretty Awesome

You may have noticed me blab about releases coming out via a boutique releasing company called Garagehouse Pictures hailing from my home city of Philadelphia. If you haven’t keep watching, because they’ve got many more that interest me releasing in coming months. And, I’ll be reviewing their latest, a 1962 regional horror comedy called The…

Sam Firstenberg and Marco Siedelmann Talk STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES

Sam Firstenberg is one of the directors that was ingrained in the heyday of Cannon Films. The man is a living legend when it comes to the B-movie working class action film. With films like American Ninja, he ingrained himself into American film history. Marco Siedelmann Has worked closely with sam to finish the first…

Stranger With My Face International Film Fest’s Tasmanian Devil, Briony Kidd, Catches Up with The Farsighted

Let’s start from the beginning… who are you and what is Stranger With My Face International Film Festival? I’m a film-maker and theatre-maker based in Tasmania, Australia. I am also the director and co-founder of Stranger With My Face International Film Festival, which focuses on women’s perspectives and dark storytelling (in other words, horror films…

Retro Review: Rettman’s Chronicle of Detroit Hardcore is a Must Read

The following review was originally written for thepaintedman.com just after the release of the book. Since that time, Tony has done several other amazing projects. Today’s repost was sparked by his appearance on the Cinepunx podcast. Why Be Something That You’re Not is not only a great question. It’s also the name of a song…

Let’s Get to Know… Shadow of Whales

Hey y’all, my name is Justin Johnson. I’m from San Antonio, Texas and I’ll be writing for The Farsighted. Since the TFB is based in Pennsylvania and I’m all the way down south, I’m going to be highlighting some amazingly talented, but as of yet undiscovered and/or recently signed bands out of the San Antonio,…

Kid-tastic Weekend in Philly

This weekend in Philly (where I hail from) is chock full of great tunes for the family with local concerts from Play Date (Greg Attonito from Bouncing Souls and singer/songwriter Shanti Wintergate) and local Bucks County kindie rockers Alex &the Kaleidoscope. Play Date are rocking World Cafe Live at the Queen as part of the…

A Victim of Interviewing

Hey everyone, this interview with the impeccable Philly rockers AVOGT was from before the unplanned but much needed month break that we took here at The Farsighted… but it’s something you should check out, because these dudes are pretty great. Hey guys, why don’t we start with a brief introduction to A Victim of Good…

Chatting with Christ

Christ Addams’ entire library of tunes will be available in the forthcoming DOWNLOADS section on this website, so stay tuned! For now, without further ado… So, Christ Addams, you are currently on a music hiatus. What brought that on and when will you be back? Honestly, I got sick and tired of the “hip hop”…

Dally Dally Oh!

A friend of mine (who happened to be dating the artist you are about to experience) posted a song a few weeks ago. It was fun, simple, and piqued my interest. It was only after probing that I discovered Dally Eek was my friend’s boyfriend and it was then that I decided I wanted to…

Reflections of Classic Rock

Tonight, I had the privilege to speak with Slot 55 for nearly 20 minutes, only to have my phone crash just moments after they hung up. This happened after I assured Rich, their bassist and producer, that it was working perfectly. Luckily for all parties involved, I took notes after being screwed by technology when…

Pigeon Cooped Up in Philly

Tonight, due to still getting well from a nasty bout of the flu, I’m sitting home tonight instead of hanging out with my favorite emcee (and “your girl’s favorite emcee”), Pigeon John… but I did have the chance to catch up with him for a short preview of what y’all little biddies are in store…