Press

Karate Kill: Kick back to a good old action film

Karate Kill: Kick back to a good old action film
By Kirk Geiger on Sep 08, 2016 at 02:48 AM in Karate Kill, Kirk Geiger's Press

Kurando Mitsutake's "Karate Kill," a low-budget action movie shot in Japan and the United States with hardly any digital assistance, is an old-school throw-back, right down to the retro poster that prominently features the worked-out body and deadly left fist of mononymous star Hayate.

Read more...

WORLD FILM GEEK

WORLD FILM GEEK
By Kirk Geiger on Sep 01, 2016 at 03:06 PM in Kirk Geiger's Press

It's all about the movies! No matter where they come form!

Read more...

Exclusive Details, Film Line-Up: The 2016 Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival!

By Kirk Geiger on Aug 25, 2016 at 03:20 PM in Kirk Geiger's Press, Karate Kill

Read more...

Fangoria Review of Karate Kill - August 22, 2016

Fangoria Review of Karate Kill - August 22, 2016
By Kirk Geiger on Aug 23, 2016 at 06:29 PM in Kirk Geiger's Press, Karate Kill

If you like what you see in that poster, there’s a damned good chance you’ll enjoy Kurando Mitsutake’s KARATE KILL. To be honest, this writer was more or less sold by the title. My expectations, going into the film, were that a person or persons would be killed and that Karate would be involved somehow. The film delivers on that promise in spades.

Read more...

Creativity, It Runs in the Family

Creativity, It Runs in the Family
By Noelle Geiger on Aug 02, 2016 at 04:15 PM in Noelle's Geiger's Press

Art by Dave Kramer


There once was a boy who grew up and followed his dream to become an artist. His grandmother would have preferred a plumber.

Read more...

Desert Theater League Announces 2016 Nominations

Desert Theater League Announces 2016 Nominations
By Noelle Geiger on Aug 02, 2016 at 01:32 AM in Kirk Geiger's Press, Noelle's Geiger's Press

The Desert Theatre League (DTL) is a non-profit public benefit corporation founded in 1987 with the mission of supporting and cultivating theatre in the Coachella Valley.

Read more...

2nd Screening at BiFan Film Festival in Bucheon

2nd Screening at BiFan Film Festival in Bucheon
By Kirk Geiger on Jul 27, 2016 at 04:58 PM in Kirk Geiger's Press, Karate Kill

2nd Screening at BiFan Film Festival in Bucheon

Read more...

BiFan Goes All Out with Mouthwatering 20th Edition

BiFan Goes All Out with Mouthwatering 20th Edition
By Kirk Geiger on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:57 AM in Kirk Geiger's Press, Karate Kill

Karate Kill debuts in Bucheon at BiFan Festival 2016

Read more...

New Images From Karate Kill, Ahead Of Bucheon World Premiere

New Images From Karate Kill, Ahead Of Bucheon World Premiere
By Kirk Geiger on Jul 02, 2016 at 02:47 AM in Kirk Geiger's Press, Karate Kill

We loved the hell out of Kurando Mitsutake's Gun Woman, so it's hardly surprising that his follow-up movie Karate Kill is among our most eagerly anticipated new movies in 2016.

Read more...

Exclusive: Poster Debut For Kurando Mitsutake's KARATE KILL From The Dude Designs

Exclusive: Poster Debut For Kurando Mitsutake's KARATE KILL From The Dude Designs
By Kirk Geiger on Jul 02, 2016 at 02:45 AM in Kirk Geiger's Press, Karate Kill

Back in 2009, I caught a little movie called Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf at a beer-soaked midnight screening at the Asian Film Festival of Dallas. I was tipsy, but I was also blown away by this super fun slice of retro exploitation fun from a director named Kurando Mitsutake.

Read more...

Reviews

"By the time Kenji finally karate kills his way to face cult leader Vendenski (KirK Geiger in a gleefully maniacal performance) you’ll be grinning from ear to ear."
Mr. Dark
Dread Central