Category: News

Weird Cinema Episode 2

This sudden update to the website must come as a shock to those of you who have kept up with Varied Celluloid over the years. Indeed, it has been two years since the website has been updated. Quite the period of inactivity. For those who know me personally, you know that during that time I…

Weird Cinema Episode 1

For those who frequent the site regularly, you may have noticed the slowdown in posts during the Summer. While the initial goal was to take the Summer to write many more reviews, due to my being out from school and having a bit of free time, but instead I ended up working on a different…

HEIR – A Practical FX Horror Film Kickstarter

Richard Powell and the folks over at Fatal Pictures may not be household names, but for those who have seen their body of work, it’s hard not to be impressed. Their short films Consumption (2008), Worm (2011), and Familiar (2012) are among some of the best independent short films that I have personally come across.…

Familiar makes it to Fantasia Film Festival

For those of you who keep up with the website, you may remember our review for the little indie gem known as Familiar. A genre-bending piece of work, it shows young director Richard Powell firing on all cylinders. It isn’t surprising to see the short picking up steam, but it is always nice to see…