Upcoming: Fem does Nashville Film Festival #NashFilm18

Those who miss us, rejoice! Although the podcast is on hiatus, Fem is happy to announce hir most recent adventure – being a screenwriting juror for the Nashville Film Festival! Ze is very honored and will be hanging out and watching movies at the fest May 10-19. Expect tweets and a roundup of films while ze’s out of stasis.

Some random 2018 updates:

  • You might remember that ze was really angry about the direction and happenings in Twin Peaks: The Return. Ze’s happy to report that after a recent rewatch, ze is cool with it. Ze is also cool with the way X-Files, Season 12 ended.
  • What else has ze been watching? Lots of TV mysteries like Dark and The Frozen Dead and even superhero stuff like Black Panther and Thor: Ragnarok. Ze also discovered the highly entertaining web series, Queer Ghost Hunters, and was pleasantly surprised by how much she liked Kristen Stewart in Personal Shopper. Ze recently watched It Comes at Night and the Grace Jones documentary, Bloodlight and Bami, and thought they were both fantastic. Ze is currently enjoying Netflix’s Lost in Space and Aggretsuko.
  • Speaking of cartoon animals, Ze experienced the magic of Night in the Woods, a horror video game exactly hir style and pace. Ze loved it so much that it encouraged hir to try and play other story based games on Steam, but ze’s pretty much video game illiterate and the attempt was short lived.
  • As a fan of Jurassic Park and dinosaurs ze is super duper looking forward to the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom next month, followed by the new release of what’s shaping up to be a franchise ze really digs, The First Purge. Ze is also hoping to finally get to see They Say I’m Different – the Betty Davis documentary ze kickstarted way back in 2015.

What have you been up to?

Episode 100: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival (2017)

Episode 100: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival

NOTES:

Nashville Film Festival

A Closer Walk with Thee

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

Insomnium

Without Name

Bloodlands

Show Yourself

JackRabbit 29

The Void

The Night Watchmen

Dawn of the Deaf

Spell Claire

HP Lovecraft’s The Beast in the Cave

Ghosting the Party

Humbug

Cake

20th Century Women

Drupal controversy:
* “Living Our Values” by Dries Buytaert
* “Thoughts on recent Drupal governance decisions” by Christie Koehler
* Open letter to Dries Buytaert

Upcoming: The Whorer Does Nashville Film Festival #NashFilm17

Nashville Film Festival is back this week and so is our favorite genre track – the Graveyard Shift! Here are the features we plan to check out:

A Closer Walk with Thee
BirdBoy: The Forgotten Children
Insomnium
Without a Name
Bloodlands
Show Yourself
JackRabbit 29
The Void
The Night Watchmen

You can view the festival’s full lineup here. Expect our review episode to be posted on May 8. Until then, follow the fun on Twitter: @graveyardspectr @thewhorer #NashFilm17

Upcoming: The Whorer Does Nashville Film Festival #NaFF16

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The Whorer is returning to the Nashville Film Festival this week! As usual, we’ll cover all the genre films featured in the Graveyard Shift category. You can expect a podcast episode on the experience in early May.

Here are the films on our docket so far:

Be My Cat: A Film for Anne
Curtain
Baskin
Maskoun
The Lure
A Beginner’s Guide to Snuff
Inside Scarlett
Frayed Shorts

Anything else you want us to check out and report back on? Here’s the schedule.

For real-time tweet coverage, follow @thewhorer #NaFF16.

See you on the other side!

Episode 76: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival (2015)

Episode 76: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival

The Graveyard Shift at the Nashville Film FestivalNotes:

Nashville Film Festival

The Graveyard Shift / Spectrum films

Another

Ladies of the House
* Belladonna (NSFW)

Cub

Sufferland
* Linear Downfall

They Look Like People

Felt
* “Fantastic Fest 2014: How It Felt” with Amy Everson
* “American Ghost Story: The Brief, Eerie Life of Model Sara Anne Jones”

Horsehead

Alleluia

Anal Juice (NSFW)

Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red In It

“Review: Cards Against Humanity”

“The Feminist Spectator as Agitator: Criticism, Blogging, and the Responsibilities of Being a Public Intellectual”

Northwest Passage: A Doc About Growing Up in Twin Peaks

Revisit the #NaFF14 Graveyard Shift on Netflix Instant

In 2 weeks we’ll review all the films we watched at this year’s Nashville Film Festival. In the meantime, revisit our coverage from last year and have your own mini film festival – 4 of the 8 titles discussed are streaming on Netflix:

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The gist: Selfish moms dreaming of child murder meet violent lesbians. Plus, an appearance by dude-bro husband Joe Swanberg. Think the horrors of feticide.

 

 

 

 

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