Behold the trailer for The Visitor
, which is now being re-released by Drafthouse Films
. Co-financed by the notorious Film Ventures International
, whose founder's
whereabouts are currently unknown, this Italian-American co-production features John Huston, Shelley Winters, Sam Peckinpah, birds, Franco Nero, and Neal Boortz. It is also an amazing piece of work that has befuddled and delighted many
Ben Stein's Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
, a pro-Intelligent Design, anti-evolution polemic, arrived in theaters Friday to overwhelmingly negative reviews
and anemic ticket sales
. In response to the claims made in the film comes Expelled Exposed
, a website which seeks to "show you why this movie is not a documentary at all, but anti-science propaganda aimed at creating the appearance of controversy where there is none."
Crazy Love, a Sundance feature documentary, tells the bizarre love story
of a couple (Burt Pugach and Linda Riss) who married after he stalked her and threw lyme acid in her face, eventually blinding her. Interview
with the couple, some pictures
from the movie. Some years into their marriage, he was again accused of stalking
, and his wife defended him.
If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do?
(1971). This film
based on the pro-Jesus/anti-Commie teachings of Baptist minister Dr. Estus Washington Pirkle (3/12/1930–3/3/05)
warns what will happen to America if the citizens do not give up their depraved ways and turn to God and Jesus for salvation. Fun for the whole family!
Also by Reverend Pirkle: The Burning Hell
& The Believer's Heaven
. Good times.
The Room: The Movie.
Triple-threat (actor/writer/director) Tommy Wiseau
made his cinematic debut in 2003 with the The Room
and various scenes
), "a blend between a
softcore porn flick and a Tennessee Williams stageplay."
Wiseau ("who's not just one of the most unusual looking
an unidentifiable Eastern European accent-leading men ever to
grace the screen, but a narcissist nonpareil whose movie makes Vincent Gallo's "The Brown Bunny"
the apotheosis of cinematic self-restraint...may be something of a first: A movie that
prompts most of its viewers to ask for their money back-before even
30 minutes have passed." - Variety
), allegedly raised $6 million outside Hollywood to cover production and marketing costs
of the self-described "black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies" (see various rough dress rehersals
Audience members, including comedian
, have been "marveling at the bizarre editing, bad bluescreen, uncomfortably explicit
sex scenes and, of course, the enigma of Wiseau himself"
as the film
played monthly for years
in Los Angeles. Available on
DVD, diehard "roomies" swear by the
shout out their own commentary
, hurl spoons at the screen
and singalong to the soundtrack
. Some call it "The Rocky Horror of the New Millenium"
and stage "Room"
. If you look at the marketing campaign
or survived a screening
you might see The Room as "a seminar on how
NOT to make a movie."