CURES IN SEARCH OF A DISEASE

21 Oct
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.”...
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‘FIRE IN THE SKY’ PUSHES THE LIMITS OF FICTION SCIENCE

14 Oct
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...
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WEIRD ON TOP AND WILD AT HEART

7 Oct
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...
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WELCOME – DEATH VALLEY WORM RANCH

18 Jul
Mike Cartel at the Ritz (Alamo Draft House Cinema) in Austin, Texas for the Premiere of "Runaway Nightmare."

Mike Cartel at the Ritz (Alamo Draft House Cinema) in Austin, Texas
for the Premiere of Runaway Nightmare

 

RN Bev 3 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

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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

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The rest of the original Runaway Nightmare soundtrack on the MUSIC page.

MIKE CARTEL’s POSTS from SATIRE to SERIOUS to SAVAGE

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                  WATCH RUNAWAY NIGHTMARE, the Cult film by Mike Cartel on FANDOR
NOW watch RUNAWAY NIGHTMARE on MUBI at mubi.com/films/runaway-nightmare     


 

Alamo Drafthouse 1World Theatrical Premiere of Runaway Nightmare, Austin, June 2014