Film

Let ‘Er Rip!

Texas Chainsaw 3D Rated R In the first weeks of any new year, people are clamoring to set the tone for the 12 months to follow. Texas Chainsaw 3D is the first widely released studio film of 2013, so maybe Hollywood wants us to expect plenty of gore this year….

Working Vacation

John Oliver gears up for some well-deserved relaxation…live on stage Dateline New York City. It’s 9 a.m. (local time), and English comedian turned mock news correspondent John Oliver is gearing up for another writers’ meeting for Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. Oliver tells Submerge that The Daily Show workday starts…

Don’t Mess With Daddy’s Girl

Taken 2 Rated PG-13 Liam Neeson has played some big name bad asses during the course of his lauded movie career. He was one of the Knights of the Round Table, Gawain, in Excalibur and Kegan in my favorite fantasy schlock fest Krull (come on, Krull was awesome!) back in…

The Hardest Working Man In Snow Biz

Snowboarding’s unsung hero Jesse Burtner on his company Think Thank’s new film Mind the Video Man As a professional rider for Lib Tech Snowboards, creative genius at snowboard film production company Think Thank, and team manager for all Mervin Manufacturing brands, which includes Lib Tech, Gnu, Roxy Snowboards, Bent Metal…

The Truth is Hard to Come By

The Imposter Rated R In the mid-‘90s, a 13-year-old boy from San Antonio, Texas, disappeared on his way home from a game of basketball. Miraculously, just over three years later, the boy was found halfway around the world in Linares, Spain. It’s an improbable story, even on face value, but…

Part of Your World

Trishna Rated R From an outside, idealistic perspective, India seems like the perfect place for romance. It has a rich and ancient culture, with a mythology as colorful as its people and costumes. In the cinema, the country has become known for ornate dramas and sweeping love stories full of…

In the Beginning…

Prometheus Rated R Ridley Scott’s Alien came out in 1979, perhaps before a lot of you were born. The sci-fi/horror hybrid was a truly frightening and groundbreaking film that propelled Sigourney Weaver to superstardom and birthed countless comic book crossovers and a long-lived film franchise, of which only the first…