Archives for Metal Noir

Reviving METAL NOIR: Talking to’s Tony Masiello

Tony Masiello is a busy guy. Aside from being an accomplished visual effects artist and director, he’s devoted much of his life to the celebration of shot-on-video films through his website,, as well as the documentary series S.O.V. The True Independents, which provides a visual history of shot on video horror films of the ’80s and ’90s. So, when he stumbled on a tape of the entirely unavailable 1990 body horror SOV film Metal Noir, you could have forgiven him for celebrating his good fortune in a low-key way. Maybe write it up for his website, or pass it
Read More


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. Back In July, I made the trip into North Kansas City to hit up Screenland Armour’s monthly screening series, Analog Sundays. Presented by the folks at Magnetic Magic Rentals, the free event features a VHS tape swap, a mixtape before the
Read More