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Blog Post: Horror Remakes… Not So Scary?

Watching the remake of Poltergeist – a film that seems just as surprised that there was a remake of Poltergeist as we are – I’m struck by the mercurial nature of remakes in general and horror remakes in particular. It’s easy to bash them, and frankly most of them deserve it. With original content constantly being driven further away, the …

Blog Post: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Film as an Interactive Medium

Our screening tonight was The Walk, Robert Zemeckis’s dramatization of a tightrope walker to engaged in unauthorized whimsy by practicing his craft between the towers of the World Trade Center. It stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt in another charming performance from him. We’re also fans of his show HitRecord, where he pulls together artists, creatives and random denizens from the Internet in an …

Cinema-Stache is Now Partnered with the Sci-Fi Movie Page

Greetings! The last few weeks have involved some big updates here at the ‘Stache, the biggest of which involves our new/old partners. We’ve paired up with the Sci-Fi Movie Page to provide expanded coverage and a unified approach to film reviews and interviews. For genre films — science fiction fantasy and horror — our pieces will run over there. All other …

New Reviews Over at the Sci-Fi Movie Page

In case you missed them, we have two new reviews over at the Sci-Fi Movie Page: Pixar’s Inside Out and the freshly minted Terminator sequel. Check them out! And stay tuned to both sites for new content every week!

In Memoriam: Christopher Lee

Examining the career of Christopher Lee, who died this past weekend at the ripe old age of 93, leaves its staggering length and breadth in awe-inspiring view. He started as a literal spear carrier in Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet, only to finish as the indelible Saruman in a franchise that helped shape the course of 21st century film. That’s almost 70 …

Welcome to Cinema-Stache!

Welcome to Cinema-Stache, a new site dedicated to all things cinema. First of all, a little bit about myself. My name is Rob Vaux, and I’ve been a professional movie critic since March, 2000. I’ve written for a wide variety of online publications, conveniently centralized over on Rotten Tomatoes and available for your viewing pleasure. My passion for the movies …