Archives for Philadelphia

Escape Through Lunacy: Philadelphia’s Dark Music Pioneer Releases New Album

Forever wars engulf entire regions of the globe. The braindead zombies of fascism are rising from the grave and again infecting political life with their noxious bite. Scientists predict we have less than 20 years to avert a worldwide climate apocalypse. In short, the world as we know it is coming to an end. Hailing from Philadelphia, Lunacy is a project about “being isolated in the world as it is, as we know it, and the demise of that world.” As with the outside world, a thread of apocalypticism runs through the project. The video for their song “Nail in
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REKT: The Watermelon Woman

This is REKT, the column where each month one Cinepunx staffer recommends films to the rest of the fam. We may be stoked, or we may be wrecked. This month, it’s Adrianna Gober’s turn to do the damage. Here are Liam’s thoughts on The Watermelon Woman.   REKT is a column that allows the various writers of Cinepunx to interact with each other on a creative level. By writing about a film that one of your colleagues has chosen to share with you, you are engaging them intellectually, and hopefully being drawn into a world of film and filmmaking you might
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5 Lesser-Known Movies That Are As Philly As CREED

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece was originally published on the blog Mondo Jawn. Billy Penn recently posted a list grading films to find the “most Philly movie ever made.” As expected, Rocky and Creed appear, as do Silver Linings Playbook and Invincible. What’s surprising is that someone remembered Trading Places. Reading over their list, however, I grew frustrated. Specifically, I thought, “Here we go again, another Philly journalist has cultural amnesia.” Generally speaking, people writing about Philly can only recall events that happened within the last 10 or so years. If they do include something older, it’s probably something so well-known
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EPISODE 39: ON LOCATION AT EXHUMED FILMS 24 HOUR HORRORTHON IX

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Cinepunx_Episode_39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOUR MONTH OF HORROR CONTINUES WITH A BRAND NEW EPISODE OF CINEPUNX Hey everybody, and then you for checking out this very special edition of Cinepunx. Episode 39 was recorded LIVE and ON LOCATION at the Exhumed Films 24 Hour Horrorthon! We Have to begin with so many thank you’s, first off to Exhumed Films for such an awesome event, second to our good friend Jacob Knight for recording and intro and outro for this episode, and then to all of you who spoke to us and who bought
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