Diane “Blaze”, Sullivan, the host of a nationally televised punk-rock show on New Years Eve, is receiving calls from a mysterious killer who tells her of his plans to off someone at midnight in each of Americas major time zones… and she will be the last. Starring Roz Kelly (who played Pinky Tuscadero on Happy Days), Kip Niven (Magnum Force), Grant Cramer (Killer Klowns… Continue reading New Year's Evil [Blu-ray]
When I sat down to watch Creative Control at this year’s SXSW Film Festival, I found myself in the best possible position to appreciate its bleak vision of the near-future and its cynical view of technology.
For the previous five days, I had been splitting my time between SXSW Film and SXSW Interactive, where entrepreneurs, technologists and everyone in-between attends panels, shares… Continue reading The Last Sci-Fi Blog: Why 'Creative Control' is This Year's 'Her'
The Academy Awards have a long-established history of overlooking sci-fi, fantasy and superhero fare, but with so many great films coming out of our favorite, geek-friendly genres lately, it’s only a matter of time before the Oscars are forced to acknowledge what we’ve known all along: geeky films can be great films, too.
With that in mind, I thought it might be interesting to ponder which films… Continue reading The Geek Beat: We Hand Out Oscars for the Year's Best Geek Movies