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During the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival, I’ve had an opportunity to see tons of indie films and have conversations with the talent involved in making them. Here is my video interview with ‘Jump’ director Kieron J. Walsh.

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The eighth Fantastic Fest is now officially underway! And while I can’t wait to start gorging myself on movies until I’m so sleep deprived I consider voting for a third party candidate, I realize that a lot of you can’t make the trip down to Austin or aren’t yet sold on the world’s most badass [...]

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‘Game of Werewolves’ screened at the at the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival and I was lucky enough not only to review the film, but to snag a quick video interview with director Juan Martinez Moreno!

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It’s that time of the year again! The days are getting shorter, the kids are back in school, and the sweltering heat is starting to de-swelter. Could it be? YES! Fantastic Fest 2011 kicks off in less than three weeks! From Thursday, 9/22 through Thursday, 9/29, true genre movie lovers will gather primarily at the [...]

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Movie Review: Paul

by Eric Melin on March 18, 2011

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Here’s my review of the new Simon Pegg/Nick Frost movie “Paul” from KTKA-49. Together with director Edgar Wright, actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost created two of the funniest and most loving tributes to genre films in recent memory: The zombie spoof “Shaun of the Dead” and the action movie “Hot Fuzz.” The duo returns [...]

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We have advance passes to see TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 PM at the AMC Mainstreet Theatre and we want you to have them! All you have to do is watch the music video below and tell us what 80s movie references you see. Leave as many answers as you can [...]

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Here’s my video review of the “127 Hours” from KTKA-49. My full print review of “127 Hours” is here: Movie Review: 127 Hours Before seeing it earlier this week, I’d heard the advance hype on director Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours.” People are passing out in the theater because one particular scene in the movie is [...]

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Here’s my video review of “Never Let Me Go”from KTKA-49. Based on the award-winning novel of the same name, “Never Let Me Go” is a sci-fi film with almost none of the outward trappings – no spaceships, lasers, or any of that. Instead of a futuristic setting, it takes place in a recent sort of [...]

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Eric Melin from Scene-Stealers and Aaron Weber from DadsBigPlan review “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” starring Michael Cera and directed by Edgar Wright. Will the visual inventiveness and stylistic trappings of a movie within a videogame kill the movie or does the film succeed as a metaphor for an entire generation? Watch clips from “Scott [...]

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Here’s Eric’s on-camera review of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg‘s new comedy “The Other Guys” from ABC affiliate KTKA-49. See this clip on the 6pm news tonight. Eric’s full print review of the movie is here.

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Eric Melin and Trevan McGee review the latest from Pixar, “Toy Story 3.” It’s been 11 years since “Toy Story 2,” and true fans of the series may be worried that there was no reason to revisit Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz (Tim Allen), and the rest of Andy’s toys for another installment. Is “Toy Story [...]

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A remake of “The Karate Kid” comes out this weekend, but where’s Ralph Macchio? This trailer for a new documentary traces the harrowing journey of a former child star who can’t seem to get arrested. Watch this hilarious NSFW faux trailer for “Wax On, F*ck Off,” the Ralph Macchio story, from the folks at Funny [...]

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This is very funny and very revealing. Filmmaker/teacher Jacob Bricca put together what he calls “A meditation on genre, a commentary on visual cliches, and a celebration of the visceral pleasures of cinema.” It’s called “Pure.” Just watch it and you’ll see what I mean, It’s also set to a badass tune called “7 vs. [...]

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After joining The Byrds for one legendary album in 1967 (“Sweetheart of the Rodeo”) and singlehandedly turning them into a country band (the first major rock act to do so), restless singer/songwriter Gram Parsons moved on. He quit The Byrds, took Byrds member Chris Hillman with him and formed The Flying Burrito Brothers. When I [...]

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I was going to write another movie-related Top 10, but as sit here in front of the computer, all I’ve been doing all night is getting inspired by my fellow rockers-in-air. You see, Thursday morning I take off for five days on the U.S. Air Guitar Championships tour in hopes that I’ll be able to [...]

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