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One of Us Presents: 2018 Oscar Predictions – Round One

2 Submitted by on Sun, 19 November 2017, 19:04
November is here! You know what that means? That’s right. Awards season is starting in earnest! The first batch of screeners are being mailed out and the heavy hitters are making their way to a theater near you…depending on where you live. We still have another month of notable releases to go, but that has not before and will not Continue Reading...
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October Watch: ‘The Burning Moon’ is Hardcore

0 Submitted by on Fri, 27 October 2017, 16:59
The Burning Moon is grotesque. I’ve spoken a bit about shot-on-video before, so if you’re unfamiliar with the brief and utterly unique subgenre, check it out. While a lot of the most commonly referenced and released are American-made, it’s not limited to a solely state-side phenomenon. Europe, specifically France (Purveyors of classics like Sexandroide) and Germany, produced its fair output Continue Reading...
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Highly Suspect Reviews: Personal Shopper

3 Submitted by on Wed, 29 March 2017, 14:59
Kristen Stewart teams up again with French filmmaker Olivier Assayas (with whom she made Clouds of Sils Maria) for this odd little indie ghost story. Stewart plays Maureen, who is living in France as a personal shopper for a celebrity, but really she’s there because of her dead twin brother. They were both mediums and they promised if either one Continue Reading...
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Eleven Quick Thoughts About the 2017 Oscar Ceremony

0 Submitted by on Mon, 27 February 2017, 01:13
Not a whole lot to set-up this time. The Academy Awards have come and gone and I will retire to my Gold Derby page until about August or September. In all seriousness though, I do hope to publish non-Oscar articles in the coming months to prove that I don’t only think about Oscars. I just chose to think about them Continue Reading...
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‘The Beyond: Composer’s Cut’ Review

0 Submitted by on Fri, 21 October 2016, 13:59
In the wake of Death Waltz’s Italian horror soundtrack re-release surplus, mainstay composers of the 70’s have risen to please the enormous, but under-spoken, fan-base with touring live performances of classic scores. First it was Claudio Simonetti (Goblin) touring with live scores of Dawn of the Dead and Suspiria, but Fabio Frizzi soon followed touring a collection of tracks from Continue Reading...
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Fences Trailer

0 Submitted by on Mon, 03 October 2016, 06:59
The trailer for Fences opens with Cory (Jovan Apedo) and Rose (Viola Davis) saying everything you need to know through their eyes. Troy (Denzel Washington) unloads on his son, Cory, for his criticism against his family. Glances of home-life as well as various supporting cast members play underneath Washington’s voice, sending this movie into the “2016 contenders for movies that Continue Reading...
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Five and Out 146: Toy Hall of Fame

4 Submitted by on Fri, 23 September 2016, 09:59
This week we discuss Cobra Jones, the Facebook thumbs-up, and our Top 5 Toy Hall of Fame! Enjoy! What do you think should make it into the Toy Hall of Fame? Let us know! Leave a comment or e-mail us at fiveplaynet@gmail.com!  ...
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Infestation: Fantasia Fest 2016: Part One

0 Submitted by on Thu, 18 August 2016, 10:43
Despite STILL not being able to make it up to Montreal to take part in their yearly Fantasia Fest (a longer sister festival to Austin’s own Fantastic Fest), we did get sent screeners for some films that folks are talking about there. So, let’s take a look at some of the films you might expect to see coming up at your local Continue Reading...
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The After Party – Day 1 Episode 1

0 Submitted by on Fri, 17 June 2016, 08:59
Wherein the Chris and Chris (or Herman as we’ve forced him to be referred to) take on Rooster Teeth’s first dramatic web show, Day 5. It’s the end of the world and all you have to do to survive is NOT EVER SLEEP. We give our review of the pilot episode of RT’s strong first entry into genre TV....
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