lives in rural Connecticut across from spooky old ruins in the woods. He is part of Boondocks Film Society, a group that programs unique pop-up film events in Litchfield Hills, the Hudson Valley, and the Berkshires. He has programmed for Film at Lincoln Center (Scary Movies, My First Film Fest) and Subway Cinema (New York Asian Film Festival, Old School Kung Fu Fest). He has written extensively about Asian cinema, most recently co-editing an issue of NANG magazine dedicated to Archival Imaginaries in Asia.

When Noroi: The Curse was released in Japan in 2005, it quickly became a word-of-mouth must-see, deemed one of the scariest found-footage films ever made. Even so, it never received a major international release...

March 22, 2024

There is a deep sense of overwhelming sadness that pervades Larry Fessenden’s The Last Winter. Oil workers for North Industries, run by Ed Pollack (the perfectly cast Ron Perlman), join forces with an environmental...

December 30, 2023

It’s both a mystery and a shame that Joel Anderson has directed only one feature, emerging out of nowhere to unleash a film that has slowly gained cult status, only to pretty much disappear from the movie world.

October 31, 2022

Katie Small

is a writer, photographer, videographer, and cinephile living in Portland, Oregon.