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Yogi Bear, Original Tron, & Best Laid Plans: CFQ Post-Mortem Podcast 1:44.1

Yogi Bear, Original Tron, & Best Laid Plans: CFQ Post-Mortem Podcast 1:44.1

So, in the place of a CINEFANTASTIQUE PODCAST in which we discuss our top ten lists for 2010, we give you a CINEFANTASTIQUE POST-MORTEM in which we discuss doing a show in which we discuss our top ten lists for 2010. Who knew a little thing like a holiday weekend was going to interfere with [...]

Tron: Legacy - The Cinefantastique Podcast 1:44

Tron: Legacy – The Cinefantastique Podcast 1:44

In the latest episode of the THE CINEFANTASTIQUE PODCAST, Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons attempt to build their own consensual reality after a viewing of Disney’s return to the gaming grid, TRON: LEGACY. Has visual artistry overrode engaging narrative in this sequel? In a cyber world portrayed as a thriving urban civilization, how [...]

The Tempest & Amazing Stream-of-Consciousness Episode - CFQ Post-Mortem Podcast 1:43.1

The Tempest & Amazing Stream-of-Consciousness Episode – CFQ Post-Mortem Podcast 1:43.1

Having survived the rocky shoals of THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER, Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons decide to kick it freestyle (as the kids all say — the kids do all say that, don’t they?) in a wide-ranging, nay, recklessly random episode of THE CINEFANTASTIQUE POST-MORTEM PODCAST. Covered [...]

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader - Cinefantastique Podcast 1:43

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – Cinefantastique Podcast 1:43

For the second week in a row, Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons immerse themselves in a magical, 3D kingdom for this episode of The Cinefantastique Review. This time, though, instead of Disney whimsy, it’s C.S. Lewis faith-tinged adventure, as they join siblings Lucy and Edmund Pevensie (Susan and Peter appear to be away [...]

Javier Fuentes-León on UNDERTOW: Fantasy Film Podcast

Javier Fuentes-León on UNDERTOW: Fantasy Film Podcast

The triangles just keep getting more complicated, don’t they? In the new Peruvian film, UNDERTOW, fisherman Miguel (Cristian Mercado) is eagerly awaiting the arrival of his child by his wife Mariel (Tatiana Astengo), while at the same time carrying on an affair with his male lover, the artist Santiago (Manolo Cardona). [...]

Megamind Review

Megamind Review

Originality of vision is not always necessary to make a film, and the lack of it does not necessarily make a film bad. Even in 3-D, a movie can sometimes find it’s place in the middle ground between typical trash and art. Case in point: the newest Dreamworks Animation release, MEGAMIND, a collage of recycled [...]

What's Coming from Anchor Bay - New York Comic Con Special Podcast

What’s Coming from Anchor Bay – New York Comic Con Special Podcast

We wrap up our sadly-too-brief coverage of New York Comic with a quick duck into the floor booth of Anchor Bay Entertain- ment. There, after gorging ourselves on copious free buttons and fliers (we’re all about the gimmes), we sat down with the company’s Kevin Carney and Erin Carter to find out what’s in store [...]

ROBOT CHICKEN's Matt Senreich - New York Comic Con Special Podcast

ROBOT CHICKEN’s Matt Senreich – New York Comic Con Special Podcast

So how about a break from the Fab Three ragging on the latest release? How about a few, carefree minutes with Matt Senreich, the twisted mastermind who, along with the equally twisted Seth Green, oversees Adult Swim’s wickedly funny, sharply satirical, and supremely nerdy stop-motion animated puppet show, ROBOT CHICKEN? Before he was felled by [...]

Monsters: theatrical playdates

Monsters: theatrical playdates

Check out photos and the green band trailer from MONSTERS, which opens in theatres on October 29, after its September 24 VOD debut from Magnet releasing.

Neil Marshall on CENTURION: Fantasy Film Podcast Interview

Neil Marshall on CENTURION: Fantasy Film Podcast Interview

CENTURION tends to focus on the resilience side of human existance, what with swords, hatchets, and various other implements of death being wielded hither and yon and a small clutch of battle-scarred soldiers trying to survive their onslaughts. Based on the historical myth of a legion of Roman warriors who vanished [...]