Sometimes we are faced with an opportunity of a lifetime, one that would allow for us to drastically change our lives. While taking that leap of faith can be truly beneficial, sometimes the consequences can be deadly. SILK by Rob Himebaugh is a short film where a CIA agent is faced with an opportunity to […]Read more "GOT TIME FOR A QUICKIE?: SILK 2014 dir. Rob Himebaugh"
When we face difficult choices, human nature puts us into a fight or flight scenario. Either we deal with the adversity or we get away from it, any way necessary. Some people may feel that surviving either way is fine, but usually you have to mix it up to continue moving forward in a healthy […]Read more "VIRGIN TERRITORY: FIVE EASY PIECES 1970 dir. Bob Rafelson"
Cinema and literature has had a long love affair with revenge stories. Whether it is just an act of wish fulfillment or a deep seated thirst for justice, the public keeps coming back for them. Some tales put us on the side of the one getting vengeance, while others, we realize that the person exacting […]Read more "VIRGIN TERRITORY: THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES 1971 dir. Robert Fuest"
Throughout history, there has always been a large gap between the top echelon of society and those at the bottom dregs. Literature and cinema have done a great job of showcasing this both by comparison to utopian societies as well as by showing it against a dystopian society. While most of our human history hasn’t […]Read more "VIRGIN TERRITORY: METROPOLIS 1927 Dir. Fritz Lang"
‘Tis the season for visiting haunted houses and purposely setting our hearts racing from fear. THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT is a film that follows five friends as they embark on a road trip in search of the most extreme haunts that the country has to offer.Read more "THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT 2014 Dir. Bobby Roe"
Romantic comedies are usually the most cliché-filled genre out there. For good reason. Romantic nature comes down to just a few things.Read more "THAT AWKWARD MOMENT 2014 Dir. Tom Gormican"
When we lose someone close to us, we seek out closure in many different ways. At the loss of a great friend and then my father within a short period of time last year, I was distraught.Read more "Soulmate 2013 Dir. Axelle Carolyn"
Greetings, I’m Derek Smith (@darathus) and I’ll be your host at Film Classics Virgin. Don’t worry, I’ll be gentle!Read more "Welcome to Film Classics Virgin"