Greg Christie

Fantasia Film Festival Preview! New! Expanded! More Picks From More People!

The 2013 Fantasia Film Festival is now officially upon us! One of the largest, longest running, and just plain longest genre film festivals in the world, Fantasia has an overwhelming number of films and film related events to offer every... More »
  

Boozie Movies Rants, Raves, and Still Complains About the New Voltran, Gundam, Robot Jox, Gamera Movie

Say hello to this summer's Speed Racer, the next John Carter, the next Scott Pilgrim, the next Dredd. Say hello to every film blogger's new obsession. Say hello to the next big cult film that's inevitably going to receive heaps... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES PART 5: THE NSFW CONCLUSION!

CHAPTER 12:  THE SCARIEST SEX ORGY I'VE EVER BEEN TO or IT'S JUST LIKE A 4CHAN THREAD BROUGHT TO LIFE, CAN I GO HOME NOW?Mike's moved up fast in the world.  I'm standing in front of the Hotel Plage Brougham... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES PART 4: MOMMA NEVER SAID THERE'D BE DAYS QUITE LIKE THIS

CHAPTER 9:  I'VE DATED THROUGH CRAIGSLIST BEFORE, TRUST ME, EVEN THOUGH I'M GETTING ATTACKED BY A GROUP OF DRUG INDUCED RAGE ZOMBIES, I'VE STILL HAD WORSE DATES THAN THIS. If you're a critic and a supposed film journalist and your... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES, PART 3: EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL AND I'M TRIPPING BALLS

CHAPTER 6: THERE'S NOTHING MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN A PURPLE BEACH SMOTHERED IN MELTING TROMMETTES DURING A CRIMSON TINGED SUNSET ON THE FRENCH RIVERIA, HOLY SHIT I'M TRIPPING MY FUCKING FACE OFF.It's night. When the fuck did it become night? I'm... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES, PART 2: I'M IN LOVE WITH EVERYBODY'S GIRL

CHAPTER 4: THE PHILOSOPHY OF ANNA KARINA AND BUTT PLUGSI'm sitting outside at a small Café that my editor told me to meet him at. I'm a 10 minute walk from the Marche Du Film convention hall and I'm still... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES, PART 1: A MAN'S HANDSHAKE SAYS EVERYTHING

CHAPTER ONE: THE BIGGER THE SIDEBURNS, THE BIGGER THE ASSHOLE. I've hit the big time now. I've finally made it. I'm in like Flint from here on out. I'm boarding a plane to France where I'll be attending the Cannes... More »
  

Boozie Movies: EVIL DEAD and Falling Out of Love With Sam Raimi

As with any Boozie Movie piece, caution should be exercised when proceeding. There are spoilers ahead and I was a little bit drunk and more than a little bit cranky. But beyond exposing my state of mind it's intended to... More »
  

CINEDELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL, Philly Gets Weird And Goes DIY April 4 - 27

There's a very fundamental problem that plagues most film festivals in America today, particularly newer, smaller, still fledgling festivals. "Just what purpose do film festivals even serve now?"It's a frustrating question that most of us programmers, curators, and festival organizers... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING @ YUBARI INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL: Prologue, Leaving Madame Butterfly

DISCLAIMER: Before I begin this story, I should probably say upfront, I'm an asshole. I've only come to this realization fairly recently. I don't wish to be an asshole. In fact, I've always believed that I had spent my life... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING @ SUNDANCE PART V: The Epic F*cking Conclusion You've Been Waiting For!

CHAPTER 14: CASH FOR GOLD, FILMS FOR GUNSAnother morning, another hang over. I'm now on day 4 of the festival and I still can't be sure if I've actually gotten any sleep in the last 96 hours. Dementia is starting... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING @ SUNDANCE PART 4: Boozie Movies Gets In Too Deep

CHAPTER 7: YOGA PANTSI'm standing outside of a small floral boutique that has been temporarily remodeled into a gifting suite.  I'm chain smoking Newport 100s and getting plenty of ugly looks from the V.I.P. fest goers coming and going through... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING @ SUNDANCE PART 3: Boozie Movies Nurses A Hangover With Bullets And Coffee

CHAPTER 5: V IS FOR DILDOI wake up in the back of a van. I immediately recognize that waking up covered in your own blood in the back of a van is not a good thing. Why am I not... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING @ SUNDANCE PART 2: Leaving Park City

CHAPTER 2: THESE FUCKERS MAKE THE BOURGEOIS LOOK THE PROLATERIATThe moment you reach the entrance of the Salt Lake City airport, the first thing you realize is that you truly are out in the middle of nowhere. I look around... More »
  

FEAR & Loathing @ Sundance. Boozie Movies boards a plane straight to HELL!

PROLOGUE: PANIC ATTACKS AND PROSTATE INFECTIONSFor anyone who's stuck going through life dealing with any form of an anxiety related disorder, there is no hell quite like having a panic attack in an airplane bathroom. I'm drunk with the spins... More »
  

Boozie Movies Stumbles Out Of The Bar Just In Time To Piss On Everything You Loved In 2012

And thus ends another year and now comes the time when every critic in the world is compiling their annual best of lists. Every Joe with an internet connection is arming himself with a stock array of adverbs that only... More »
  

FEAR & LOATHING in Philadelphia PART IV: Boozie Movies Fathers the Anti Christ and Opens the Gates of Hell!

Disclaimer: I am not interested in things as they are but how they seem, how the feel, how they could be, how they should be, and most importantly, how I damn well want them to be.To read previous installments click... More »
  

Fear & Loathing @ the 2012 Philadelphia Film Festival Part III: Boozie Movies sees things that can't be unseen, and then it sees ABCs OF DEATH

Disclaimer: I am not interested in things as they are but how they seem, how the feel, how they could be, how they should be, and most importantly, how I damn well want them to be. To read previous installments... More »
  

Fear & Loathing @ the 2012 Philadelphia Film Festival Part II: Boozie Movies Tries to Review Silver Linings Playbook but Gets Stoned with a Demon and has a Three Way with a Stripper Instead!

Dear readers, What follows below is a true story. Names have been changed to protect the subjects' identities. If you've missed the prologue, you can read it here. I warn you, this is not for the faint of the heart.CHAPTER... More »
  

Fear & Loathing @ the 2012 Philadelphia Film Festival Part I: Boozie Movies returns and goes to hell, literally.

Dear readers, What follows below is a true story. Names have been changed to protect the subjects' identities. This is only a prologue, an introduction for things to come. Parts 2 and 3 have already been written and the story... More »
  
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