RZA to premiere live re-score of cult classic 36th Chamber of Shaolin during Beyond Fest in Hollywood

Wu-Tang Clan, award winning musician and filmmaker RZA will premiere his live re-score of the martial arts epic, Lau Kar-leung’s The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, during next month’s Beyond Fest, the highest attended genre film festival in the U.S. According to Beyond Fest’s website, RZA first saw The 36th Chamber of Shaolin on television when ….

Comic Cons headed to the high seas could be industry game-changer

Fan2Sea has announced the full lineup of guests, entertainment and activities for its maiden voyage aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas, which sets sail from January 19–23, 2017 out of Tampa, Florida, with stops in Key West and Cozumel, Mexico. The pop culture-themed cruise will feature panels, nightly parties, movie marathons, themed dinners ….

Enter the Dragon, Rumble in the Bronx and more screenings announced for this year’s Old School Kung Fu Fest

The folks at Subway Cinema will present the 2016 edition of the Old School Kung Fu Fest at the brand new arthouse cinema Metrograph, from April 8th through the 10th. This year’s event is being dubbed a tribute to legendary Hong Kong studio Golden Harvest, the home of everyone from Bruce Lee, to Sammo Hung, ….

John Singleton, Stacy Keach, Eva Marie Saint and more to present screenings during 7th annual TCM Classic Film Festival

Turner Classic Movies will open the 7th annual TCM Classic Film Festival on April 28th with a 40th Anniversary screening of Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman’s 1976 political thriller All The President’s Men. The festival, set to take place April 28 – May 1 in Hollywood, will also include tributes to the following screen legends: ….

Nitehawk Cinema unleashes Legend of 90’s Kung Fu screening series

Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn is having a retrospective screening series of kung fu movies for their ongoing Midnite cult film series. Go get your eyes peeled back all January as Nitehawk unfolds the Legend of 90’s Kung Fu. All screenings will be presented in 35MM. The series includes screenings of: Once Upon a Time in ….

#CultCinemaIcons #EvilDeadMarathon Evil Dead marathon leads up to Sam Raimi-directed Ash vs Evil Dead premiere

Setting the stage for the premiere of Starz Original series “Ash vs Evil Dead,” the cable net will present a marathon of the cult classic Evil Dead horror franchise on Friday, October 30th, starting at 8:00 pm, hosted by Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell (Ash). The marathon will conclude with a sneak peek of the ….

Lost’s Matthew Fox, Al Pacino and more to attend panels during Beyond Fest this October

Beyond Fest is the highest-attended genre film festival in the U.S., delivering the best horror, sci-fi, fantasy and badass cinema to Los Angeles. Last year more than 10,000 fans walked through the famed courtyard of the Egyptian Theatre to scream, laugh, cry (and vomit, thanks to STARRY EYES…) at what filled the screen. This year ….

#CultCinemaIcon John Carpenter to appear at film retrospective of his work – screenings of They Live, The Thing, The Fog and more

“Cult Cinema Icon” John Carpenter injects the B-movie genres of horror, sci-fi, action—with the bravura stylistic technique of classical Hollywood giants like Howard Hawks and John Ford. Boasting “one of the most consistent and coherent bodies of work in modern cinema” (Kent Jones, Film Comment), his work spans four decades and bears the mark of ….

John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nicolas Winding Refn, Fred Dekker, Chuck Palahniuk and more to appear at genre festival Beyond Fest

Los Angeles’ premier genre film festival, Beyond Fest begins today, delivering cult favorite horror, sci-fi, fantasy and badass cinema at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California. The programming is composed of a diverse mix of premieres, rare repertory screenings, live performances, podcasts, Q&As and special events. Last year’s festival included screenings with guests such as ….

Snake Plissken, Neil Gaiman, Richard Donner, Leonard Nimoy and Scott Pilgrim coming to Cape Town Film Fest

Entertainment Weekly and the American Cinematheque are sponsoring the Cape Town Film Festival, which makes its debut with a 7-day event starting this Wednesday. Sci-fi, super-hero and fantasy fans will have the opportunity to see their cult favorite films return to the big screen along with rare live Q&A sessions with their filmmakers and stars ….