Nightstream 2020

Collaboration between five film festivals: Popcorn Frights Film Festival, Boston Underground Film Festival, The Overlook Film Festival, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, and North Bend Film Fest. Held virtually October 8-11, 2020.

Christine Nyland Interview, An Unquiet Grave

Gavin Schmitt Interviews Christine Nyland As part of the 2020 Nightstream film festival, I had the pleasure of having a brief chat with writer-producer-actor Christine Nyland (affiliate link) about her newest film, AN UNQUIET GRAVE (affiliate link). My review is in another post, but the super-short summary is: a bare bones movie with a lot …

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AN UNQUIET GRAVE (2020) Review, Nightstream 2020

An Unquiet Grave (2020) Overview: A year after the death of his wife, a man (Jacob A. Ware) enlists his wife’s sister (Christine Nyland) to help him bring her back.Director: Terence KreyWriters: Christine Nyland, Terence KreyStarring: Jacob A. Ware, Christine Nyland Related post: Interview: Christine Nyland Gavin’s Review Does the plot summary of AN UNQUIET GRAVE (affiliate …

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LAPSIS (2020) Review, Directed by Noah Hutton, Nightstream 2020

Lapsis (2020) Gavin’s Lapsis Movie Review Presented as “science fiction,” the world of LAPSIS (affiliate link)is barely different from the real world of 2020 (minus the pandemic) and offers a scathing critique of the gig economy and the growing number of independent contractors. Now, this is something I can relate to. I formerly worked “with” …

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ROSE PLAYS JULIE (2019) Review, Directed by Molloy and Lawlor

Rose Plays Julie Gavin’s Rose Plays Julie Review From the literature: “Directors Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor, also known as Desperate Optimists, have spent years making formally rigorous, atmospheric cinema that often deals with the uncanny effects of impersonation and the slippery nature of truth. With ROSE PLAYS JULIE (2019) (affiliate link) they have crafted …

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JESSE BLANCHARD Interview, Nightstream 2020

Gavin Schmitt Interviews Jesse Blanchard Creator Jesse Blanchard was kind enough to chat with me about “Frank and Zed”, and our conversation is here! Overview: Two reanimated corpses, dependent on each other for survival, live a life of solitude until a power-hungry magistrate tricks a group of villagers into attacking their lonely castle, fulfilling an …

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ANYTHING FOR JACKSON (2020) Review, Nightstream 2020

Anything for Jackson Movie Review An aging couple (Sheila McCarthy and Julian Richings) is willing to do anything to bring back Jackson, their deceased grandson. A pregnant woman becomes involved and calamity ensues. The premise is a simple one, and one that all parents can relate to. The protagonists in this story will “do anything …

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