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Samantha Robinson is The Love Witch
Film Criticism

If It Bends, It’s Funny. If It Bleeds, It’s Funnier: Low-Budget Horror-Comedy

Whether it be David Gordon Green directing a Halloween trilogy, John Krasinski directing a sequel to A Quiet Place, or Jordan Peele remaking Candyman, the Hollywood trend of comedic filmmakers transitioning into horror shows no signs of stopping. With the R-Rated release of the 1994 horror-comedy film Tammy and the T-Rex coming to The Frida Cinema this Thursday, let us look at some overlooked films in the horror-comedy genre.

Lucha Cinema
Film Criticism

Lucha Cinema: The Wonderful & Frightening World of Cassandro el Exotico!

As we prepare for the opening of Marie Losier’s documentary Cassandro, the Exotico, we look back at the history of lucha cinema on the silver screen.

Film Criticism

5 Directors Who Failed Their Way to the Top

With Tim Burton’s 1994 film Ed Wood coming to The Frida Cinema, we decided to look back at some of the most famous directors who found fame and fortune through making spectacularly bad movies.