Scout Tafoya is a film critic, video essayist, filmmaker, and author of Cinemaphagy: On The Psychedelic Classical Form of Tobe Hooper, the first book-length critical study of the director of "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre." Originally from from Doylestown, PA, he is the creator of RogerEbert.com's The Unloved, the longest running video essay series on the web, about movies in need of a second look. His writing has appeared in the Village Voice, Film Comment, Nylon Magazine, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Film Stage among others. He is the director of over 25 feature films including "Eyam," "House of Little Deaths," and "Beata Virgo Viscera," which debuted on RogerEbert.com. His features and his extensive video essay work can be found at Patreon.com/honorszombie.
Thoughts on a few films and a larger conversation with the director Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn about the state of cinema.
Scout Tafoya reports from the 2021 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, including the latest by David Ondříček, Jacques Audiard, and Celine Sciamma.
An interview with writer/director Neill Blomkamp about his new horror film, Demonic.
A preview of the upcoming 55th annual Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, which runs from August 20-28.
Our series of unloved films gets to Albert Lewin.
Scout Tafoya's video essay series looks back at the Neveldine/Taylor film that made Marvel never take a risk again.
A writer watches every movie starring Nicolas Cage and emerges a changed man.