By Michael Cartel Like the Goofy cartoon of kindly Mr. Walker turning at car ignition into monstrous Mr. Wheeler, many lose their humanity and gain reckless courage when wrapping four-thousand pounds of car around themselves. I don’t know if it’s... Read more »
By Michael Cartel Several years ago while visiting my father I noticed a dozen bottles of ‘health’ tablets sitting at his breakfast table. I carp-gaped at the outrageous prices. “What does this stuff do for you?” “A friend recommended them.”... Read more »
by Mike Cartel “Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.
” – H. L. Mencken “Based on a true story,” the press kit for Fire in the Sky breathlessly declares “of the Arizona logger whose abduction by... Read more »
Wild At Heart by Mike Cartel (The Valley Vantage, 1990) In the bizarre world of David Lynch everyone is otherworldly-challenged while facing a damascascene moment to ponder. Without commercial restraints with Wild At Heart, Lynch has auteured a film emptying... Read more »
Mike Cartel at the Ritz (Alamo Draft House Cinema) in Austin, Texas
for the Premiere of Runaway Nightmare
The Grindhouse Film Festival presented, at the New Beverly Cinema, the Los Angeles theatrical premiere of Runaway Nightmare with Brian Quinn hosting, Mike Cartel introducing (with Q&A) and a SURPRISE REUNION! – MORE on the NEWS PAGE
For a sometimes contrary but always interesting POV from Enzo Giobbe (RN‘s first Director of Photography) who helped with my vision of the film, Click Here at B&W production stills
The rest of the original Runaway Nightmare soundtrack on the MUSIC page.
MIKE CARTEL’s POSTS – from SATIRE to SERIOUS to SAVAGE
WATCH RUNAWAY NIGHTMARE, the Cult film by Mike Cartel on FANDOR
NOW watch RUNAWAY NIGHTMARE on MUBI at mubi.com/films/runaway-nightmare
Making Sense of this movie (?)
World Theatrical Premiere of Runaway Nightmare, Austin, June 2014