Peter Fonda, Star of ‘Easy Rider,’ Dies at 79

Peter Fonda, Star of ‘Easy Rider,’ Dies at 79 Fifty years after the release of low-budget rebel odyssey “Easy Rider,” which pushed Hollywood into the ’70s and shook the foundations of Hollywood, writer-director-actor Peter Fonda has died of ...

Peter Fonda, Star of ‘Easy Rider,’ Dies at 79

Peter Fonda, Star of ‘Easy Rider,’ Dies at 79 Fifty years after the release of low-budget rebel odyssey “Easy Rider,” which pushed Hollywood into the ’70s and shook the foundations of Hollywood, writer-director-actor Peter Fonda has died of ...

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Trailer: Meet FX Mockumentary Series’ Vampire Roommates (Video)

FX has set the premiere date for its TV adaptation of Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s vampire mockumentary, “What We Do in the Shadows,” and released the first trailer featuring the bloodsucking ...

‘Let the Corpses Tan’ Film Review: High Art Meets High Octane in Sumptuous Euro-Sleaze Shootout

“Let the Corpses Tan” tells you right away what it’s about. It’s about painting with bullets. And what a beautiful picture it makes. The third film from directors Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani is, ...

The Larry Fessenden Collection | Blu-ray Review

Scream Factory and IFC Midnight have paired up to present an inspired disc set for The Larry Fessenden Collection, an assortment of four of the director’s most notable genre films. Migrating between a ...

2015 Fantasia Film Festival to Feature Tales of Halloween World Premiere

Halloween is coming to Montreal this summer, as the star-studded (both in front of and behind the camera) anthology horror film, Tales of Halloween, is scheduled to make its world premiere at the ...

Fantasia Fest 2015 opens with ‘Ant-Man’, animated ‘Miss Hokusai’

The Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, now in its 19th year, is one of our favorite festivals around and a fan favorite for Sound on Sight readers for several years now. This year’s ...

The Real Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes

Roger Corman sat down with Conan O’Brien last week for a spirited interview (promoting his latest Sy-Fy spectacular, Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda) turning in a charismatic performance that provoked a ...

Carter Burwell and Michael Almereyda at MoMA June 20 for Hamptons Fest

Carter Burwell and Michael Almereyda at MoMA June 20 for Hamptons Fest Film composer Carter Burwell and “Nadja” writer-director Michael Almereyda will headline a MoMA panel June 20 as part of the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival’s official program. In addition, ...

Jared Harris Is One of 'The Quiet Ones'

The amazingly versatile actor Jared Harris has signed to star in The Quiet Ones, the forthcoming supernatural thriller from famed British horror factory Hammer. Talk about appropriate casting... ...

The Baron (2011) Movie Review

“The Baron” is a Portuguese film shot in retro-modern-scope, in glorious high contrast Black and White, boasting to be “a 2-D film by Edgar Pêra”. One could say that it is modern precisely in its ...

Fight for Horror Supremacy Week 2

For the horror buff, Fall is the best time of the year. The air is crisp, the leaves are falling and a feeling of death hangs on the air. Here at Sound on Sight we have some of the biggest horror fans ...

My Sucky Teen Romance | Review - SXSW Film 2011

Director: Emily Hagins Writer: Emily Hagins Starring; Elaine Hurt, Patrick Delgado, Santiago Dietche, Lauren Lee, Lauren Vunderink, Tony Vespe, Devin Bonnee Every decade we have a new cinematic ...

Martyn’s Top Ten Vampire Films

The vampire has been a key figure in folklore, literature, television and cinema. Its popularity, at present, has never been so high. It is easy to see the appeal: immortality and sex. Since death is ...

Synapse commits to more indie thrillers

Fango just heard from Jerry Chandler of Synapse Films, who gave us the scoop on a pair of new acquisitions that reflect his and Synapse partner Don May Jr.’s renewed commitment to independent genre ...

Five: Overlooked and underrated vampire films

Ricardo from U.N.L.O.A.D.E.D gives us five overlooked and underrated vampire films. 1. Nadja Pixelated imagery (shot with a toy pixel vision camera of all things) along with slick B&W cinematography ...