'Meatballs': Ivan Reitman on the summer camp comedy that made Bill Murray a movie star

'Meatballs': Ivan Reitman on the summer camp comedy that made Bill Murray a movie star After producing Animal House in 1978 — an experience that only reinforced his desire to direct — 31-year-old Ivan Reitman gave himself a five-month window to conceive and shoot his own movie. He ...

Ten Canadian Genre/Horror Filmmakers to Watch For

Horror has been in Canada's snow for decades now, starting with the classic Cannibal Girls and Black Christmasin the early '70s, through the classic early Cronenberg years of Shivers, Rabid and The ...

Brisbane 2011 Film Festival – Fantastic Fest Weekend

Following the initially fascinating but ultimate tedium of black-magic mumbo-jumbo Shaw Brothers oddity The Boxer’s Omen (1983) as the highly anticipated ‘Mystery Film’ choice from Fantastic Fest, ...

Shout! Factory Offering 31 Trick or Treats to One Big Winner

Oh, do we have a deal for you! Not only are the good people at Shout! Factory slashing like Chromeskull (prices that is), but they are offering a huge Halloween prize package valued at over $650! And ...

Team Experience: Queue Confessions

For this week's Tfe contributors roundup, I thought I'd force a confession... but alas, I didn't manage to catch anything that embarrassed anyone, damnit! Except myself! My queue is stupid What's ...

DVD Review: Cannibal Girls – Ghastly, Delicously Trashy Delight

I admit I love surprises. But when Ghostbusters‘ director Ivan Reitman‘s 1972 horror debut dropped through my letterbox I was pretty much anticipating an amateurish mini-budgeted gore fest, complete ...

What to buy this week: DVD and Blu-Ray releases for Monday 14th February

Another week, another list of DVDs and Blu-rays out to buy from today – and what a selection of titles: action, drama, award-winners and even some complete drivel. I’ll let you decide which is which! ...

No Strings Attached – Review

Let’s get something out of the way. Ivan Reitman hasn’t made a film worth watching in years. Therefore it’s welcome to announce No Strings Attached, while no particular evolution, heralds something of ...

In the tradition of such classic as Are You Afraid of the Dark? comes "The Dead Hour"

"....What scares you?" The Dead Hour is a new webseries from the creators of the indie horror film The Wretched. In the tradition of The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, and Tales from the Crypt, The ...

Cannibal Girls – DVD Review

Ivan Reitman’s directorial debut Cannibal Girls gets a release on DVD from Jake West’s Nucleus Films label. This low budget Canadian offering was made way back in 1973 and is notable for starring a ...

Ivan Reitman on Ashton Kutcher, Natalie Portman and the sexy, funny “No Strings Attached” – Exclusive

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Judd Apatow and Kevin Smith may be carrying the baton for coarse, observational, sex-soaked comedy these days, but it was passed to them by Ivan Reitman. And he ...

5 Webisodes from 'The Dead Hour' Now Available Online

The creative folks over at 'The Dead Hour' have just completed the first season of their indie horror webseries which consists of five episodes with running times of approximately 15 minutes each. ...

Cannibal Girls uncut and on UK DVD!

Released in the new year, Ivan Reitman’s (‘Ghostbusters’) early 70s cult classic Cannibal Girls can finally be appreciated in the UK in all its uncensored flesh-eating glory, with a re-mastered and ...

Cannibal Girls uncut and on UK DVD!

Released in the new year, Ivan Reitman’s (‘Ghostbusters’) early 70s cult classic Cannibal Girls can finally be appreciated in the UK in all its uncensored flesh-eating glory, with a re-mastered and ...

Cannibal Girls - uncut and on DVD in the UK

For the first time in the UK on DVD… From the director of Ghostbusters, Ivan Reitman, and the producer of Hangover, Daniel Goldberg comes a rare, sexy feast of a film from 1973. Released by Nucleus ...

Give A Geek A Gift: The Cannibal Girls Meat Cleaver

Need something tangible from director Ivan Reitman to purge these interminable Ghostbusters rumors from your brain? Here's something fun from the fine folk at Canada's filmswelike. It seems simply ...

Nucleus Films To Release Early Ivan Reitman Flick ‘Cannibal Girls’

Few probably know that Ivan Reitman produced early David Cronenberg movies and dabbled in the cannibal subgenre as a director. But he did. It’s true. Nucleus Films and Clout Communications just shot ...

It Came From The Mailbox: Cannibal Girls!

It's been a while since I've done...anything really. I have to admit, I'm getting a bit burnt out on the horror genre these days. There's nothing new or particularly interesting going on. It's an ...

Party Favors: Restoring Sanity

Burbank - Traci Lords was the biggest name in showbiz in 1986, but for all the wrong reasons. She had become a major star in the adult industry. Her run started as Penthouse Pet of the month for the ...

FrightFest All Nighter 2010 – Confessions, Altitude, The Silent House, Choose, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale And Spiderhole – All Reviewed!

Kicking off at 6pm on Saturday evening and rolling all the way through the witching hour ‘til the wee hours of Sunday morning, the Film4 FrightFest All Nighter has become an institution and an ...

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