FearNYC Day Five: Social Media Is a Plague

Day Five of FearNYC was the best day of the festival so far. With one exception, the lineup was all premieres, and they were all stellar.

The Clintons and The Donald: Cast Your Ballot Here | Presidential DVDs

Library Journal couldn’t let the election hoopla go unnoticed, so we asked reviewer STEPHEN L. HUPP to take a look at two DVD programs now available that might persuade on-the-fence voters to throw their support to one of the candidates. Or might these films convince the already committed to flip? It’s anyone’s game

FearNYC Day Four: Clown Sightings Reported

A promising lineup of classics and new films on day four of FearNYC was highlighted by the NYC premiere of Clowntown.

FearNYC Day Three: A Boy’s Best Friend Is (Still) His Mother

Day three of FearNYC was the most low-key day thus far—no torture scenes, no scary clowns.

FearNYC Day Two: Freddy, the OG Zombies, & a Pool Party Massacre

Day two was much more my cup of tea: a slew of classic horror films, with a fun tribute to 80’s slasher films thrown in the mix.

FearNYC Day One: Some Classics, a Key, an Atrocity, a Warning

October 21st marked the first night of the 1st annual FearNYC Horror Film Festival held at NYC’s Cinema Village, promising 65 films, both classic and brand-spanking-new, spread out over six days of blood, guts, shocks, and scares.

From Ingrid Bergman to Saved! to A Taste of Honey | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, October 15, 2016

Stig Björkman’s refreshingly personal portrait chronicles a remarkable life; Eric Barbier takes an unusual approach with his heist picture; a diverse bunch of students at a Christian high school put their faith into practice; an often touching story of disaffected souls looking for love

LJ Media Reviews: November 1, 2016

Ephron’s dazzling story reaches from London to Sicily; a great listen for Kennedy fans; this astounding menagerie of restored giallo captures much of the breadth and depth of the style; Wellman’s Ox-Bow Incident presents a morality tale in the guise

Bridget Jones, Before and Beyond | RA Crossroads

Welcome to Readers’ Advisory (RA) Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge and whole-collection RA service goes where it may. In this column, all things Bridget Jones and the chick lit backlist lead me down a winding path.

LJ Media Reviews: October 15, 2016

Chambers takes listeners The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet; revisit 1916: The Irish Rebellion; plus Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words; and a bunch of students Saved!