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Chattanooga 2016: A Chat With The Producers Of THE GREASY STRANGLER

Good God! Where to start in discussing Jim Hosking's feature debut, The Greasy Strangler? Let’s try the plot. Um… Okay, The Greasy Strangler is about a father-son relationship: Big Ronnie and his chip off the old block, Big Brayden, roommates...

THE GREASY STRANGLER: Wood, Timpson, League and Wheatley Put A Death Choke On Jim Hosking's Feature Debut

I've asked enough people who make their living in film, and they almost all agree that it is great when you can work with your friends. Sure, there are other instances when working with your friends has ground potentially awesome...

The Stack Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Drafthouse Films Part Two

Going through Drafthouse Films entire catalogue for the gift guide has reminded why I love film so much. It literally connects to every aspect of life. They have films that are just plain doofy fun. This episode will cover titles...

The Stack: Holiday Gift Guide 2014 - Drafthouse Films, Part 1

Welcome back to The Stack. While I was looking at all the Scream Factory releases for 2014, I thought I would do the same for Drafthouse Films. In fact I'm just going to cover everything Drafthouse Films has EVER released...

Watch Giggle-Filled Keynotes By Tim League And Jill Soloway At Film Independent Forum

This weekend saw the 10th edition of the Film Independent Forum at Los Angeles's Directors Guild of America. Like in past years, indie filmmakers filled the auditoriums to hear speeches and panels from indie heavyweight producer, directors, and industry insiders....

5 Reasons To Attend This Weekend's Film Independent Forum In LA

If you're like me, you often look at the list of filmmaker panels at film festivals and bemoan the fact that you just have to miss what might be a great conversation in order to go catch a movie. But...

Fantastic Fest 2014: Photos From The Fantastic Debates

Last night's Fantastic Debates were the talk of twitter (see our live tweet stream at @TwitchFilm) and all four fights were some of the best the event has seen yet. We're hoping to have some video for you in the...

Drafthouse Acquires Matsumoto's TIFF Midnighter R100

Hot on the heels of their acquisition of Sono Sion's Why Don't You Play in Hell?, Drafthouse Films announced today they will be distributing Matsumoto Hitoshi's brilliant dominatrix action-comedy R100. The fourth feature from the uber-famous Japanese comedian, Matsumoto's...

Fantastic Fest 2013: Day Four Images - Tim Loses His Shirt. Again. Secret Screening No. One & Nerd Rap Throwdown?

Day four at Fantastic Fest is but a distant memory and our team remains remarkably unscathed in the land of the longhorn (HOOK 'EM HORNS!). Back home we continue the enviable task of documenting their journey for them. You know....

Fantastic Fest 2013: Day Three Images: Tim's Bloody Nose And Todd Eats His Shirt

One of the highlights of the festival each year is the Fantastic Debates. Two men enter. They bicker a bit. They enter the ring and one man leaves as they say. If done right and in the spirit of fun...

Fantastic Fest 2013: Tim Tickles Tiger, Keanu Calls Curses!

While the day is still young in several parts of the world, I will wager a bet that I will not see anything else today that will make me laugh as hard as the two videos posted below. Weeks ago...

Fantastic Fest 2013: Tiger Chen Will (Maybe) Kill Tim League While Keanu Reeves Watches

In case you hear about the untimely death of Alamo Drafthouse co-founder Tim League in a couple of weeks, we just want you to be prepared. Among the signature events announced for Fantastic Fest 2013, to be held in Austin,...