This week, we revisit another of the columns Trista and I wrote for the CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT site back in 2016-2018. In March of 2017, we caught an anthology flick of horror and horrific crime tales set in Mexico. As fans of world horror, we were stoked to see the thing and it balanced the […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: MEXICO BARBARO"
This week, Trista K. Robichaud returns to collaborate on a film review. It’s a brand new piece in the spirit of our old Alamo Cinema Massacre column. Welcome back, Trista! Synopsis: Psychology PhD student Dani (Florence Pugh) has relationship problems – she has needy bipolar sister Terri (Klaudia Csányi) and an uncommunicative boyfriend (Jack Reynor) […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: MIDSOMMAR"
After writing enough purely fictional heist stories, it was only a matter of time before Donald Westlake turned his considerable talents to fictionalizing out the corners of a real caper. The crime that caught Westlake’s eye and to which he put his considerable talents to playing around with was an unexpected one, one which I […]Read more "CONSIDERING WESTLAKE: KAHAWA"
To celebrate this week’s release of her newest novella, Kaysee Renee Robichaud will take us inside her approach to storytelling, pulling away the many masks a writer can wear in order to shed some light on some of the more troublesome assumptions in internet criticism. # Writing What You Know Vs. Writing What You Believe […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: Kaysee Renee Robichaud’s ATTENDANTS TO THE MASQUERADE"
While the first feature Trista and I watched for review via Netflix gave us pause about the format—PHANTOM OF THE THEATER (2016) was lovely to look at but problematic in terms of structure and execution—the second feature we watched for review was not reassuring. THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY was another good looking movie, of […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY"
Synopsis: When seven young friends decide to head out to a remote cabin in the woods and enjoy some young person past times (sex, good food, walks in the woods, swims in the ponds) none of them expects to end up inside a horror movie. Scratch that. ONE of them expects to end up in […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: THERE’S NOTHING OUT THERE"
This week celebrates the release of a brand new collection of stories from Kaysee Renee Robichaud. The five tales in COMING DOWN FAST AND OTHER SEXY ENCOUNTERS explore the contemporary, everyday situations with some healthy doses of sexuality, ala her recent collection RED HOT REVENGE SEX AND OTHER NAUGHTY PAYBACKS. Today, she will talk about […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: Kaysee Renee Robichaud’s Coming Down Fast"