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Massage Parlor Murders Review: Who Knew 70’s New York Had So Many Massage Parlors?
When you spend your days looking up cult or just out-of-the-way film, you memorize the name of a few distinct distributors: the Criterion Collection, Unearthed Films, Severin Films, and Drafthouse Films come instantly to mind. A specific concern I noticed… Read More ›
HELP!!! Skin Crawling Comics needs your attention!
Hey internet, Franklin here. I wanted to take the time to divert your maniac attention to a friend’s project that she has been working hard on called Skin Crawling Comics. A horror comic anthology that has even my jaded ego… Read More ›
List of material presented at AnimeFest 2013 Panels
Battle for the Past: Megazone 23 Area 88 They Were 11 Project A-Ko Riding Bean Neo-Tokyo Macross Plus Memories Ghost In The Shell Shinesman Perfect Blue Mecha Made Easy: Macross Plus Megazone 23 Mobile Suit Gundam Patlabor Giant Robo Mazinger… Read More ›
AnimeFest 2013 Panels
Hey Internet, Alex, Alexa, and I are running five panels at AnimeFest 2013 in Dallas, Texas. Come see us August 30th-September 2nd for lectures on anime, world comics, and a little bit of art and porn (esk) manga this weekend…. Read More ›
Princess Princess Review: Better Then the Frills Will Have You Believe
When I started to cover entertainment on this site, I told myself that trying to cover the latest thing would not only be economically infeasible, but also give my reviews the shelf life of grocery store fruit. As someone who… Read More ›
Jiri Barta – Labyrinth of Darkness Special: Part 1
At CTBF, we try to watch animation outside of our familiarity cottage with Anime. Speaking personally, I have a soft spot for the work of French director Sylvain Chomet (known for The Triplets of Belleville and The Illusionist), most of… Read More ›
Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth Review: Another French Sounding Anime
When I first saw the DVD box cover to Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth, my need not to judge Anime based on the cover came out in full force. I thought, “Croisée is a show released by Sentai Filmworks that’s… Read More ›
Check us out at odditygameseekers.com
We decided to make a Japanese video game related sister (brother, twin…whatever) site. So if you like our writing, and felt the odds of us making reference to import gaming in our film analysis was non-existent, then check us out… Read More ›
A-Kon Panels: May 31st
A little late in mentioning this, but Children of The Blazing Fist will be presenting two panels this Friday at Dallas’ A-Kon. First up is: Japanese Comics to the Rest of the World: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Then: Battle for… Read More ›
Special Appearance on The Greatest Movie Ever! Podcast: Cabin in the Woods
Some time ago I was being active on Twitter and landed a quest appearance on The Greatest Movie Ever! Podcast (see, persistence wins out I guess?). I personally enjoyed myself, getting to work with one of my bigger influences Paul Chapman. I listened… Read More ›
Lychee Light Club Review: Should I Be Worried That I Am Conditioned To Kids Killing Each Other In Fiction?
When it comes to visual style and thematic elements, I tend to uphold them perhaps above everything else when it comes to entertainment. Now, plotting and characterization are usually just as important as well, but considering that my time and… Read More ›
We Are Trying Twitter Again…Cheers?
Guess who decided to get back to this whole social networking thing? Yes, it was us. Because for some reason, Twitter seems to be the only non-Steam related piece of social networking that we totally do not hate with a… Read More ›
Matinee Review: Just A Usual Trip to the Cinema…of Terror!
When I go to the theater, the movies I see tend to break into two MPAA ratings based categories: hard R fare that tends to earn that rating through interpreting the term “adult” to usually mean gore filled with a ton… Read More ›