Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Paranormal Farm’ (2017)

Carl Medland’s ‘Paranormal Farm’ begins as a basic ghost hunting documentary, but turns into something quite different by the time it’s over.

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‘Dancer’: Portrait of the Artist as a Frustrating Mess

Sometimes a talent is so oversized it’s like a bomb waiting to go off. One look at ballet’s enfant terrible Sergei Polunin and you can see the talent, his mesmerizing … Continue reading ‘Dancer’: Portrait of the Artist as a Frustrating Mess

Pump Up The Jam: September 30, 2016

This week on Pump Up The Jam, we’ve got Croatian Amor, Survive, Dark Entries reissues, plus the trailer for a documentary about this little band called The Stooges.

Pump Up The Jam: August 19, 2016

This week’s edition of “Pump Up The Jam” features A Band Aparte, Myrkur, Marching Church, Axis: Sova, Vallens, and more.

The Cost of Courage: Human Rights Watch Festival 2014

Boy do we have it good. For sure, every place, every culture has its struggles, its persecuted communities, its tensions between wealth and poverty and how to mitigate the differences … Continue reading The Cost of Courage: Human Rights Watch Festival 2014

What Blues Now? Ultra-Rare Stones Doc Screens at TIFF

So Justin Bieber’s partying with Brazilian call-girls and Lady Gaga sleeps with her bandmates. It’s all a bit… *yawn*, ya know? Each era has its debauched poster-children, from Pete Doherty … Continue reading What Blues Now? Ultra-Rare Stones Doc Screens at TIFF

31 Days Of Horror 2013 – Guest Blogger Justin McConnell On Horror In Reality – Documentaries For The Halloween Season

For my second Halloween-themed article here at Biff Bam Pop, I figured I’d meld two of my favourite film genres into one comprehensive list. Are you a big fan of … Continue reading 31 Days Of Horror 2013 – Guest Blogger Justin McConnell On Horror In Reality – Documentaries For The Halloween Season

31 Days Of Horror 2013 – Guest Blogger Sean Cisterna On The Ghosts Inside Us: Capturing Genuine Horror in Documentary

The horror genre has been an integral part of fiction cinema for decades. When moviegoers want a good scare, they head over to the multiplex to catch the latest big-budget … Continue reading 31 Days Of Horror 2013 – Guest Blogger Sean Cisterna On The Ghosts Inside Us: Capturing Genuine Horror in Documentary