Kickstart Sunday: PSYCHOTIC!

Continuing our Kickstart Sunday Halloween celebration, this week’s pick is the throwback psychedelic slasher Psychotic! from Maxwell Frey and Derek Gibbons. Psychotic! draws influence from Italian horror films of the ’70s, but is a contemporary story taking place in


Kickstart Sunday: THE BASEMENT

With Halloween just around the corner, I thought it would be fitting to choose a horror film for this week’s Kickstart Sunday pick, so today we’ll be highlighting director Laszlo IllesThe Basement. This English-Hungarian indie horror flick tells


Kickstart Sunday: HENCH

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Bicephaly Pictures (Ani Simon-Kennedy and Cailin Yatsko) and their upcoming short film Hench, an absurdist comedy about two kidnappers and their latest victim.

The team at Bicephaly Pictures was awarded


Kickstart Sunday: HOTEL CLERMONT

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is the documentary Hotel Clermont from director Heather Hutson. The film takes a look at the infamous Atlanta hotel, which boasts having the city’s oldest strip club housed in its basement, in its last 6


Kickstart Sunday: SLASH

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is the latest feature-length comedy from director Clay Liford (Wuss, Earthling) with his film /SLASH/.  This teen comedy revolves around a kid who enjoys writing erotic fan fiction in his spare time, much to


Kickstart Sunday: THE KIDS

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Hamilton Harris and his upcoming documentary The Kids. In my opinion one of the films that defined the ’90s was Larry Clark‘s Kids, and this film gives us a behind


Kickstart Sunday: SLO LIGHT

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from writer-director Dominic Lahiff and his visually striking film Slo Light. Drawing inspiration from classic noir and female revenge thrillers, the film features a score by Massive Attack’s Neil Davidge, so I’m definitely on


Kickstart Sunday: (T)error

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is something of a first – it’s not only a film that has already been completed, but it’s a film that I had the opportunity to see several months ago. The documentary (T)error from


Kickstart Sunday: THE BILL NYE FILM

Anyone my age will probably remember those days in school where our teachers decided to forgo the boring old classroom lectures and bring in the TV for an episode of Bill Nye The Science Guy. Maybe they were enriching


Kickstart Sunday: AYLA

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is the upcoming horror film Ayla from director Elias. The film is about a man whose obsession with the death of his sister causes her to haunt him and manifest into a physical being.


Kickstart Sunday: CRUTCH

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from directors Sachi Cunningham and Chandler Evans and their upcoming documentary Crutch, taking a look at the life of Bill Shannon, a disabled skate punk and break dancer who uses his crutches as


Kickstart Sunday: LEFT ON PURPOSE

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from directors Justin Schein and David Mehlman and their upcoming documentary Left on Purpose: The Disruptive Life of Mayer Vishner. The film profiles anti-war activist Mayer Vishner, his work with Abbie Hoffman, and his last political act –