I can report that it enraptured and delighted, and most importantly, made quiet, the houseful of little kids and their nannies with which I watched…
Scout Tafoya is a blogger and filmmaker living in Doylestown, PA. He writes for and edits the arts blog Apocalypse Now and directs both feature length and short films, many of which are free to watch at honorszombiefilms.com. His list of peculiar achievements include teaching a class on the cultural importance of zombie movies while in high school, lecturing on Dystopian sci-fi at Villanova, shooting an eighty minute feature in only eight shots and calling it Tron Wayne Gacy on a dare, and making the world's first all-improv horror film about Quakers. Scout is in pre-production on a sci-fi homage to "My Own Private Idaho."
The RogerEbert.com staff's Oscar pick for Best Original Screenplay.
An appreciation of Clive Barker's "Nightbreed."
For the 37th installment in his video essay series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Michelangelo Antonioni's "Zabriskie Point" and "The Mystery of Oberwald."
For the 36th installment in his video essay series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Ken Russell's "Lisztomania."
For the 35th installment in his video essay series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Spike Lee's "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus."
Scout Tafoya responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
For the 34th installment in his series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Rob Zombie's "The Lords of Salem."
For the 33rd installment in his series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Ang Lee's "Ride with the Devil."
An interview with subject Michel Varisco, director Clay Tweel and producer Scott Fujita about their inspiring documentary "Gleason."
Our intrepid savior of cinema's underrated films turns his eye to Francis Ford Coppola's most personal film.