In these articles, we explore filmmaking concepts, expand on our film knowledge, and dig deeper into all aspects of what goes on behind the scenes.
Matt Sully

October Horror Releases

Terrifying new titles are releasing this October. While most are coming to your favorite streaming services, a handful will also be at the theaters. See when and where to get your next film fright.

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Matt Sully

Shermer, Illinois

Shermer, Illinois is the fictitious suburb of Chicago which characters from The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off called home.

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Matt Sully

Premium Cuts

Director’s Cuts. Special editions. Extended editions. With the ability to create so many different versions of films, audiences can get lost in the naming conventions, and not really know what they’re getting.

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Vanessa Sully

Not Today, Satan!

How many times have you heard someone say, “Hollywood is running out of ideas?” Should all the reboots get the boot, or could horror be immune to retake overkill?

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Matt Sully

Parody Parity

Some people think parody is dead, or rather that it’s been diluted by half-hearted disjointed efforts, and on the surface they may be right, but what I see is an expansion of parody moving into new types of films.

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Matt Sully

The Write Stuff

There are several attributions for screenwriters: ‘Screenplay by,’ ‘Screen Story by,’ ‘Adaptation by,’ ‘Written by’ and ‘Story by.’ Making sense of these is hard, and incredibly specific.

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