There’s no rest for the wicked and apparently, none also for Mel House – make whatever value judgment on that you like. Having just recently premiered his latest film, “Walking Distance” at the DIFF last month, we find his next film is already nearing completion. This time, producing and writing “Imago” with first time director Chris Warren in the big seat. “Imago” also includes horror veterans Debbie Rochon (“Walking Distance”) and Lisa Wilcox (“A Nightmare on Elm Street” 4 and 5).
This trailer (after the jump) was premiered at Texas Frightmare Weekend and is now released exclusively to TerrorScribe.com and Red Carpet Crash.
Directed/written by: Eli Craig Starring: Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowde, Jesse Moss Running time: 86 minutes Rated:R
After seven years in the rustic wilds of Wyoming, I like to think I am more familiar with folks of a more “rural” persuasion. Having grown up and spent the first formative 36 years of my life here in decidedly urban Dallas, the people who lived in the outlying outskirts were kind of a mystery to me. So, moving from a metropolitan area of a few million to a state with a population of just 500,000 was a little bit of a culture shock. I mean, how could people live without late night Chinese food? Even so, these were the farm and ranch types, not hillbillies. No, those are a phenomenon of the eastern US and the fevered dreams of Rob Zombie and, more recently, the heroes of “Tucker and Dale vs Evil.”
Directed by:Miguel Sapochnik Written by:Eric Garcia & Garrett Lerner Starring:Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber, Alice Braga Running time:111 minutes Rated: R
It’s been almost 24 years since Geraldo Rivera had a good chunk of America glued to their TV sets waiting breathlessly as he unearthed the secrets and treasures hidden in the vault of one Alphonse Capone. In the end, all our intrepid reporter found was only the passage of time and the start of the long, unfinished journey back to credibility. Some things just don’t live up to the hype. Such is the case with “Repo Men”.
Directed by:Jason Connery Written by: Keith Kjornes Starring: Cuba Gooding, Jr., Taryn Manning, Henry Rollins, Valerie Cruz, Ray Winstone, Ron Perlman Running time:90 minutes Rated:R
A team of mercenaries under the command of hard-charging war veteran Mack (Gooding Jr.), are contracted by a mysterious CIA operative named Elissa (Cruz) to rescue a scientist (Perlman) working on an archeological discovery deep under the Middle Eastern desert. With the help of a mysterious priest (Rollins), Mack and his team soon discover the true secret of what lies beneath the sands. A secret that has been protected for thousands of years. A secret that is not of this Earth. (from IMDb)
Lately it seems like every time a new Cuba Gooding Jr. movie comes out, I say, “Oh, how the mighty have fallen.” “The Devil’s Tomb” doesn’t change that. The long, slow, hellish descent of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s career continues ninety minutes at a time with this direct-to-video waste.