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Screamfest LA 2014 Interview - Filmmaker Christian Pfeil On Bringing Style To Short 'Evil Twin'

October 21st, 2014 10:20am EDT
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Short films are not unlike an anthology movie – there’s always a balance of some good, some bad. But every once in a while a short passes through that not only makes the audience turn and take notice, but stands tall as a notable calling card for the person who made it. Such is the fate of a recent short I viewed a this year’s "14th Annual Screamfest LA" currently taking place in Los Angeles Oct. 14 through Oct. 23 at the TLC Chinese 6 Theaters (for more info go to www.screamfestla.com) titled ‘Evil Twin’, a action-packed, sci-fi sporting, martial arts infused thrill ride that has enough ...
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Screamfest LA 2014 - 'Parlor' / 'See No Evil 2' Reviews

October 16th, 2014 1:30pm EDT
Screamfest LA 2014 - 'Parlor' / 'See No Evil 2' Reviews
Coming to you from the "14th Annual Screamfest 2014" taking place in Los Angeles Oct. 14 through Oct. 23 at the TLC Chinese 6 Theaters (for more info go to www.screamfestla.com), we’re now right in the thick of the joyful movie misery. So hold onto your horror hats kiddies as we review two of the films featured in this year’s crop the tattoo terror tale "Parlor" and the Soska Sisters helmed sequel "See No Evil 2" – check them both out below!

Title: "Parlor"

Stars: 2

Genre: Horror

Cast: Robert LaSardo, Tiffany DeMarco, Sara Fabel

Director: Devon Downs and Kenny Gage

Rating: R
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Screamfest LA 2014 - 'Opening Night Party'

October 15th, 2014 11:22am EDT
Screamfest LA 2014 - 'Opening Night Party'
It’s horror film festival time and the "14th Annual Screamfest 2014" taking place in Los Angeles Oct. 14 through Oct. 23 at the TLC Chinese 6 Theaters (for more info go to www.screamfestla.com) is underway! We’re staring off our coverage with a look into an event that’s always amazing and this year came complete with drink, food, wax celebs and The Soska Sisters. (They can do no wrong in our eyes!) Let the festivities begin with an inside look at the Screamfest…"Opening Night Party!"

Checking in is always a good thing – especially when skulls are involved. (They scream party!)

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Screamfest LA 2014 - 'What To See'

October 14th, 2014 12:30pm EDT
Screamfest LA 2014 - 'What To See'
October, horror flicks and Halloween could only mean one thing – "Screamfest" time! That’s right fright fans, Starpulse.com is once again braving the slice and dice to cover the "14th Annual Screamfest 2014" which is taking place in Los Angeles Oct. 14 through Oct. 23 at the TLC Chinese 6 Theaters (for more info go to www.screamfestla.com) and we’re more than excited. With everything from lethal ladies to 80’s homage, this year’s crop of scary flicks looks better than ever. We’re starting off our comprehensive coverage of all things "Screamfest" (which will include reviews, interviews an...
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Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - Best Of Fest 'Wrap Up'

October 14th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - Best Of Fest 'Wrap
This is it – end of the movie train line! Our man up north and my dedicated dad Michael Coleman unleashes his final thoughts good and bad reflecting on the "Vancouver International Film Festival 2014" – here’s his Best of Fest ‘Wrap Up’!

In their respective categories:

Altered States - Among a disappointing guilty pleasure category it was "The Incident," director Isaac Esban’s Mexican stunner that not only stole the show, but would be in the top five of my top ten films for 2014. Fan cinema at its finest, it's a cult classic in the making.

Dragons & Tigers – Without a doubt "Comi...
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Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'Michael's Final Reviews'

October 13th, 2014 12:22pm EDT
Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'Michael's Final Re
Time’s almost up for the great Northern film critic – and my proud papa – Michael Coleman and his movie ridden time at the "Vancouver International Film Festival 2014." So in a final review filled article here’s a few last notable movie nuggets reviewed for your future film pleasure. Take it away daddyo!

DRAGONS & TIGERS

"Coming Home" – Boy, was I right when I chose this one early on as one of my must sees. Director Zhang Yimou’s third collaboration with Gong Li is as stunning as their first two. Cinema at its best, "Coming Home" reveals a story of a wife broken by the Chinese Cul...
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Rumor Patrol: George Clooney Runs Out On Honeymoon, Nick Cannon Leaking Stories About Marriage To Mariah And More!

October 11th, 2014 9:27am EDT
Rumor Patrol: George Clooney Runs Out On Honeymoon, Nick Cannon
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Trouble In Paradise? George Clooney Runs Out On Honeymoon: Instead of spending time with beautiful new wife Amal Alamuddin, George Clooney hightailed it out of their romantic English getaway to New York City to meet up with some friends.

Verdict: True, Kind Of: Clooney did go to New York City, but for work. Clooney surprised fans attending the annual ComicCon convention with an appearance to promote ...
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Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'Michael Vs. Flicks On The Wild Side'

October 9th, 2014 12:39pm EDT
Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'Michael Vs. Flicks
Seems my dear old dad Michael Coleman has been dipping his cinematic feet in some dark waters this week as evidenced by the review of some of the more somber films via the "Vancouver International Film Festival 2014" taking place Sept. 25 through Oct. 10 (go to www.viff.org for more info!). Taking on everything from slasher flicks to tales of bitter and vengeful severed hands, here are Michael’s reviews of films that walk on the wild side!

ALTERED STATES

"Housebound" - "Housebound" is a flick that starts out slow, daring and tempting you to leave. But hang in there as the seemingly ...
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Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'More Michael Reviews'

October 7th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'More Michael Revie
We’re putting cinematic chains on the Canadian snow train that is the "Vancouver International Film Festival 2014" taking place Sept. 25 through Oct. 10 (go to www.viff.org for more details!) to keep the movies reels rolling at full steam. Again here’s my dad and movie mentor Michael Coleman with more reviews of the latest!

CANADIAN IMAGES

"Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story" - This documentary will surprise you. Taking a page out of Morgan Spurlock’s book on trying to survive on questionable food, here the premise is six months on discarded food. No spoilers, but I will say is that th...
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Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'First Weekend Reviews'

October 2nd, 2014 11:20am EDT
Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'First Weekend Revi
Continuing our coverage of flicks being shown up north via the ongoing "Vancouver International Film Festival 2014" taking place Sept. 25 through Oct. 10 (go to www.viff.org for more details!) here’s old man (and my film knowledge ridden papa!) Michael Coleman with his first wave of reviews – check them out below!

CINEMA OF OUR TIME

"Two Step" - A simmering low-budget indie, Alex R. Johnson’s thriller reels you in slowly then sets the hook with scorching precision done with distinctive cinematic masterstrokes. A conman, played by James Landry Hebert in a tour de force performance, ge...
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