E.O.F. TALKS TO: Johnny Terris, Bad Ass Underground Canadian Film Maker

"I came from a very hardened punk background in the late 80's and early 90's and my early films really projected that. Of course there have been aspects of the more mainstream-type stuff I'm currently doing that, at first, have been difficult to navigate due to my past. But I'm learning. It's a very rewarding …

STYLE {WISE} Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)

Poor little hysterical witch! In the middle ages you were in conflict with the church. Now it is with the law. Title Card: "Häxan (1922)" We really ought to be saving this one for our own private inspiration board, but a higher wisdom has urged us to share.  We swear! This sinisterly beautiful Style {WISE} is …

Commercial Break: Seventies Style Orgy – “Baba Yaga” (1973)

Perhaps its the fashion photographer protagonist . . . or maybe the sexy 1970s set decor; most definitely attribute the funky score by Piero Umiliani (you know him - "Mah Nà Mah Nà"), as well as the brilliant presence of film legend, Carroll Baker ("The Watcher in the Woods", "Babydoll"), and those quirky illustrations that appear, …

#RiotClub – Secret Society Style Prevails Yet Again!

They don't know when to stop . . .  It's as if they tapped into our brains with this one! "Riot Club" is the latest film from British director Lone Scherfig who last brought us a vintage style feast in 2009's "An Education". The film is a fictionalized vision based on the salacious modus operandi …

{Do it Right} “The Two Faces of January” (2014) starring Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen

Based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith ('Purple Noon'/'The Talented Mr. Ripley'), and directed by the screenwriter of Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Drive', not to mention, starring Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen in a Hitchcockian thriller set against the backdrop of Greece in the early 1960s- 'The Two Faces of January' is hands down one of …

MALEFICENT, MALEFICENT, MALEFICENT!!!

Maleficent has always been a character that has captured our imagination. Since childhood, the prima donna of Disney villains seemed to strike a creepy chord in a way that no other cartoon evil could. It could have been her sultry voice provided by the insatiably listenable Eleanor Audley (check her out in all her non-animated …

A Peak at Wong Kar Wai’s “The Grandmaster” . . .

some people make films to provide answers, but the way I make films is posing questions . . . -Wong Kar Wai {VICE} Costumes to die for. Cinematography to boot. These are some of things I've been hearing about Wong Kar Wai's latest film, "The Grandmaster" which is supposed to be some sort of epic …

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {November 14, 2013} + Bonus Music Minute: “Cast Out Devils” by Gene Moore

+CARNIVAL OF SOULS+ {japanese poster - 1962} such a fine example of vintage japanese poster art! Would love this for the walls of our studio! "Carnival of Souls" is a magical movie. It's both dreamy and nightmarish, and could have been absolutely forgotten if it weren't for the tireless fans who keep promoting the film …

DEFYING ‘GRAVITY’ {and our expectations . . .}

Alfonso Cuarón is without doubt one of our generations most ambitious and talented directors, whose latest film 'Gravity' has solidified him as a premiere auteur of the cinema, that is if his last film "Children of Men" didn't already have you convinced.The signs were there from the start.A Mexican director, Cuarón made his English debut in 1995 …