Tag Archives: Ryan Nicholson

Saying Goodbye To Special FX/Indie Filmmaker Ryan Nicholson (1971-2019)

Acclaimed Canadian special effects artist and indie filmmaker Ryan Nicholson has passed away on October 8, 2019 after his fight with cancer. Born in 1971, Nicholson grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He was an amazing self taught effects artist who studied under Oscar nominated artist Adrien Morot (Pet …

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Treevenge (2008) Short Film Retro Review

Atlantic Canadian filmmaker Jason Eisner is probably one of my favorite directors out there. With only one movie under his belt,¬†Hobo With A Shotgun, and this campy Christmas short, Treevenge, he has accomplished two big, bold outings in only a short period of time. Not only is the dude from …

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Scars Of Xavier (2017) Movie Review

All the way from Germany comes Scars of Xavier, a rather amazing indie offering which displays as much style, beauty and atmosphere as as it does gruesome and ghastly material. The film was directed by Kai E. Bogatzki, who was responsible for editing some pretty gory films, including Marcel Walz’s …

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