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Doug Jones - The CFQ Interview

Doug Jones – The CFQ Interview

Doug Jones (HELLBOY’s Abe Sapien; FALLING SKIES Cochise) discusses his diverse career in fantastic film as we kick off the second season of our interview podcast.

PACIFIC RIM: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:28

PACIFIC RIM: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:28

PACIFIC RIM is Tombstone pizza when you asked for Lombardi’s, McDonald’s when you wanted Shake Shack: A passable example of something that was never going to be the pinnacle of sophistication to begin with, but could have been so much better. Cinefantastique Online’s Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons get together to discuss Guillermo [...]

Here’s What’s Going On 07/12/2013: Guillermo del Toro on PACIFIC RIM

Here’s What’s Going On 07/12/2013: Guillermo del Toro on PACIFIC RIM

You can’t dream this stuff up… The finer points of torturing your actors… Next film will not be about unicorns weaving rainbows…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.
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Here’s What’s Going On 07/09/2013: DOCTOR WHO Starring Michael Jackson!?!

Here’s What’s Going On 07/09/2013: DOCTOR WHO Starring Michael Jackson!?!

Jacko was courted for feature adaptation… Guillermo del Toro announces writer for SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE… Batman gets recruited for JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE FLASHPOINT PARADOX…

From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in fantastic film & TV.

Here’s What’s Going On 07/03/2013: Will There Be a Hellboy 3?

Guillermo del Toro and Ron Perlman are game… A Hong Kong action star contracts RIGOR MORTIS… Brothers discover what’s UNDER THE BED…

From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in fantastic film & TV.

Here’s What’s Going On 06/26/2013: Pics from PACIFIC RIM

Here’s What’s Going On 06/26/2013: Pics from PACIFIC RIM

Guillermo del Toro loves robots vs. monsters… Ronald D. Moore gets fantastically historical… WOULD YOU RATHER attend a deadly dinner party?…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic media.

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Here’s What’s Going On 06/18/2013: Joss Whedon Talks AVENGERS 2

Here’s What’s Going On 06/18/2013: Joss Whedon Talks AVENGERS 2

Loki will not be the Big Bad… John Hurt will probably not be the Doctor for long… KUNG FU PANDA 3 seeks harmony with China… YouTube live video capture seeks no harmony with Google Chrome (you’ll see, sorry)…

From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online Studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of genre media.

Pacific Rim featurettes

Pacific Rim featurettes

In “Oversized Robots,” Guillermo Del Toro discusses his upcoming film, in which giant monsters emerge from a dimensional portal deep in the ocean, and humanity responds by placing warriors in colossal  robots. In particular, the director notes the necessity of including practical effects to convey the physicality of the situation; in PACIFIC RIM, this took [...]

MAMA: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:03

MAMA: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:03

Screw the armed guards in the schools, let’s get some firepower into the home, ’cause there’s definitely some malignant stuff going on there. In MAMA, a young couple (Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) are saddled with a pair of literally feral children and have to contend with the challenges not only of raising a pair [...]

Mama in theatres January 18

Mama in theatres January 18

Universal Pictures releases this horror film, presented by Guillermo Del Toro. Andres Mushietti directed, from a screenplay he co-wrote with Neil Cross and Barbara Mushietti, based on his 2008 short subject.The cast includes Jessica Chastain, Nikoaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nelisse, Daniel Kash, Javier Botet, and Jane Moffat as the voice of Mama. The story [...]