Who could have ever thought of making a film about Elvis Presley trying to fight off an Egyptian mummy? Well, Don Coscarelli certainly has. His 2002 comedy horror film Bubba Ho-Tep explores this unique concept with twists and turns many couldn’t even think of in the first place.
Just like the title of John Carpenter’s cult classic suggests, many forgotten movies still exist among us. We’re extremely excited to introduce a new bi-weekly section, dedicated to the extraordinary cinematic world. It’s time to grab a box of popcorn and take the experience of a movie theatre to the TV in your living room.
Though the Christmas season ended almost a month ago, Netflix’s hit show Dash & Lily offers much more than festive lights and cheap teen romance. It delves into the notions of family, relationships and demonstrates the importance of diversity, inclusion and representation.
It’s hard to imagine a world without today’s technology. But have we become too reliant on it? Echowave has spoken with writer-director Sam Lucas Smith on his new film, the digital age and his casting of Rebecca Black. In fact, Smith provides a unique perspective on where we stand right now.
Produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures, Pete Docter’s fantasy comedy-drama film Soul is a beautifully crafted work of art. Following the story of a middle school music teacher Joe Gardner, Soul explores the afterlife through strong narratives and powerful storytelling.
In 1983, the DPP (Director of Public Prosecutions) published a list of 72 films that they believed were too offensive and gruesome to be released in the United Kingdom. From Ruggero Deodat’s Cannibal Holocaust to Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead, those motion pictures were re-released in the 2000s. But did the UK need them in the first place?