Monthly Archives September 2019

CINEPUNX Episode 102: Ari Aster Double Feature w/ Dustin Johnson (HEREDITARY, MIDSOMMAR)

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Cinepunx_ep102.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSEPISODE 102 UP IN YOUR FACE! We decided to start the horror discussion off right away, or rather our illustrious guest DUSTIN JOHNSON did, and so here we are with an Ari Aster double feature of HEREDITARY and MIDSOMMAR! YAY! You may remember Dustin from our 100th episode spectacular (if not go listen ASAP) AND you may know him from twitter where he is one of my favorite mutuals. Regardless, now you will know him as one of the best guests we have ever had. We discuss not
Read More

Guerillas, Violencia y Fantasmas Que Vuelven: TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID Review

Tigers Are Not Afraid/ Vuelven, directed by Issa López is a film that centers around a group of kids who have sought shelter among the ruins of a town infected by gang violence. After Estrella’s mother goes missing and is presumed dead she joins the local boys gang of orphaned children. El Shine, the group’s leader, is hesitant at first to accept Estrella. The boys have not only dealt with familial trauma but loss of their own due to the local gang members known as Los Huascas . Shine states that women bring bad luck but pressures Estrella to murder
Read More

CINEPUNX Episode 101: MEIKO KAJI MANIA (DELINQUENT GIRL BOSS, FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: 701)

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Cinepunx_ep101.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTHUS DAWNS THE NEW ERA OF CINEPUNX, ALL TIME SHALL HENCE BE MARKED ANNO CINEPUNXI! Oh, hi friends, we finally have Episode 101 for you. WE HOPE YOU LIKE IT! We want to start with a HUGE thank you to all the awesome folks who participated in our HUNDREDTH episode, as well as those of you who shared it with your friends. It is one we pretty proud of and we are so thankful folks were willing to participate at all. So the genesis of this new episode
Read More

Films From the Void: MANSON FAMILY MOVIES is realistic, for better or worse

FILMS FROM THE VOID is a journey through junk bins, late night revivals, under seen recesses and reject piles as we try to find forgotten gems and lesser known classics. Join us as we lose our minds sorting through the strange, the sleazy, the sincere and the slop from the past and try to make sense of it all. Watching the Cult Epics reissue of Manson Family Movies, one wonders if anyone has ever watched this and found it entertaining. The film wasn’t released until 1984, despite being lensed off and on from 1974 until 1979, and while director John
Read More

IT: CHAPTER TWO, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Float Down Here

As a massive Stephen King fan for most of my life, I understood Bill Skarsgård as Derry’s most infamous citizen when he lamented to the Loser’s Club that for 27 years, It dreamt of them; It missed them; It craved them. I get it. Ever since seeing the lackluster 1990 TV miniseries, I craved an adaption worthy of King’s magnum opus, something that captured the true weirdness of his prose and the cosmic scale of the novel. I dreamt of it. In 2017, we received Andy Muschietti’s IT, and finally, I saw, on the big screen, the characters I’d known
Read More