by Mark Stone Clashing with cold, factual style of the original film, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2 decays into a putrid slice of horror-comedy pie, which never tasted better than it did in the 80s. It stands firmly next to other classics of the subgenre, with no better comparison than to 1985’s The ReturnContinue Reading
By Justin Norris Well, it’s that time of year again: the weather is getting colder, the leaves are changing, and you can now dress up as “sexy” versions of your favorite memes (looking at you Harambe). Yes, it’s October and that means the cool, fingerless gloves wearing, motorcycle driving brother of the holidays, Halloween, isContinue Reading
By Hayden Gilbert Texas, O’ Texas; Where the stars at night shine big and bright. It is a land of tremendous pride and an even more tremendous sense of individualism. It is from this Lone Star State that a little film made from nothing shook the world and changed the landscape of horrorContinue Reading
Deep down inside you’ve always known that there was a movie based on your life. Here at Boomfest, we know the feeling. Luckily for you, we can also help you figure out which horror movie you helped inspire. Our film programmer Danielle Husband has created the perfect quiz for October!
By. Danielle Nicole Husband, Film Programmer Putting the word “student” before anything makes it sound amateur. Think about the feeling you get when you see a vehicle marked with “student driver.” The idea of a student film conjures up the image of an inexperienced film novice with a borrowed camera, a group of friends, andContinue Reading
As it turns out there is no force stronger than Mother Nature and after looking at the weather forecast, we are sad to say that our event tonight is POSTPONED. A future date WILL be posted AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Please help us get the word out! Thank you so much for your understanding.
Jason A. Raschen is a Houston-based award-winning film producer and a permanent fixture in Houston’s independent film scene. He has lived in the Houston area for over 25 years. His films have been selected and have screen at numerous film festivals around the world, including The Houston Cinema Arts Festival. His body of work includesContinue Reading
Richard Jackson is a Texas based actor who took a non-traditional route to enter the film industry. He has been a part of projects ranging from commercial to feature films like Ain’t Them Bodies Saints. He was very gracious to spend some time talking to Boomtown Film Festivals about the most important things an aspiringContinue Reading