Kickstart Sunday: BLOOD MACHINES

About a year ago I saw this awesome music video for Carpenter Brut‘s song Turbo Killer- a throwback to glorious ’80s genre cinema and music videos. Sure, nostalgia is all the rage now and we’ve seen a boatload of other films emulating


Kickstart Sunday: THE SOUNDING

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Catherine Eaton and her upcoming mystery The Sounding. Expanded from a short film by the same name, The Sounding revolves around a young woman living with her grandfather on a remote island who



This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from the master of schlock himself, Frank Henenlotter, and his upcoming documentary The Trial of Mike Diana. If the name doesn’t sound familiar, Mike Diana was a cartoonist who, in 1994, was arrested and


Kickstart Sunday: TORMENTING THE HEN

This week on Kickstart Sunday, we’re looking at the latest feature film from director Theodore Collatos (Dipso), titled Tormenting the Hen. The film is a psychological thriller about a couple heading to a rural town in order to show off their play at a


Kickstart Sunday: THE EYESLICER

A few weeks back, Kevin and I covered an anthology film called Collective: Unconscious on the podcast, an interesting experimental film where five filmmakers interpreted each other’s dreams to surprisingly great effect. Now, the creators of that project, Dan Schoenbrun and Vanessa McDonnell, are working


Kickstart Sunday: TWO PLAINS & A FANCY

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is the latest from directors Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn, titled 2 Plains & A Fancy. Being a fan of their last film, L For Leisure, I’m very pumped to check this one out, which takes place in


Kickstart Sunday: ORIENT CITY

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is Orient City, a hand drawn animated film from Ryan Colucci and Zsombor Huszka. The film is a samurai western about a man sworn to protect a young girl after her family is killed and the


Kickstart Sunday: THE MISANDRISTS

Although I’m not the biggest fan of his films, I have a pointed respect for Bruce LaBruce and his avant-garde, boundary-pushing body of work. His next film project, The Misandrists, revolves around a secret cell of feminists who hatch a plan


Kickstart Sunday: Save The Chelsea Film Festival

In this week’s Kickstart Sunday I’d like to highlight the campaign to save the Chelsea Film Festival in New York City. If successfully funded, this will mark the fourth edition of the festival, which began in 2013, focusing on emerging talents within the


Kickstart Sunday: BRAD CUTS LOOSE

Ok so I know I’m a day late on this one, but I didn’t want to cause confusion by temporarily calling this feature Kickstart Monday so I’m keeping it how it is. This week, we’re featuring Christopher Good‘s latest short film,


Kickstart Sunday: POWER OF GRAYSKULL

Before He-Man was a meme, he was the star of one of of my favorite cartoons/toys as a child, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Now, the team that brought us the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles doc, Turtle


Kickstart Sunday: ROSIE, OH

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Apple Xenos and Andy Koeger with the short film Rosie, Oh. This great looking short film revolves around a young girl looking for her missing dog who wanders into her eclectic neighbor’s