John DeMita - News Poster


‘Resident Evil: Vendetta’ Blu-ray Bonus Features Dive Deep into the Capcom Creation

Now available on Blu-ray is Resident Evil: Vendetta, the latest CG-animated action-horror flick based on the smash-hit Capcom survival game franchise. The new release from director Takanori Tsujimoto follows fan-favorite heroes Chris Redfield (Kevin Dorman) and Leon S. Kennedy (Matthew Mercer) as they team up with Dr. Rebecca Chambers (Erin Cahill) to take down the vengeful villain Glenn Arias (John DeMita) before his deadly virus can turn New York City into a war zone. It's a crazy, action-packed ride that pays homage to the games while also offering up a thrilling adventure for …
See full article at »

The Fletcher Family: What We Learned From Our Transgender Son

Julia Fletcher vividly remembers the day her child, Elliot, came out as transgender. "It was August 21, 2013," she says. "It was the second day of his senior year of high school. He was 17." Elliot had been designated a female at birth, but identified as male. And on that August day in 2013, he told his family that he wanted to begin living as a boy. Despite the enormity of the announcement, the family wasn't surprised. "We had said goodbye to the concept of a little girl in her Christmas dress long before," says Julia. "So by the time he came out to us,
See full article at »

Before Sharknado there was Leprechaun…

All the Warwick Davis Leprechaun movies are coming out in a new Blu Ray combo pack. The commentary tracks offer some memories of my two contributions to the guilty pleasure franchise. Here are a few more.

I grew up enjoying the absurdist humor of the Monty Python’s Flying Circus TV series. So why not Absurdist Cinema? I loved the 1941 Hellzapoppin’, an early iconic example. The concept of the mid ’90’s Leprechaun franchise was proudly ludicrous – pint sized Jason/Freddy/Chucky amalgam with an Irish twist terrorizes and kills most of the supporting cast. But he was never really scary. I decided to embrace the absurd and make it as much fun as the formula allowed.

Blue Rider Pictures, for whom I had made Night Of The Demons 2, were asked by Trimark to produce the third and, at that stage, the intended last in the series. Send the little guy to Vegas,
See full article at Trailers from Hell »

Garland's Critics List

Jeff Favreproduction: A Beautiful View, Son of Semele Theatre; Robots vs. Fake Robots, Powerhouse Theatre; Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, Geffen Playhouse.Playwriting: David Largman Murray, Robots vs. Fake Robots.Direction: Don Boughton, A Beautiful View; John Doyle, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre; Tiger Reel, Cartoon, Art/Works Theatre; Elise Robertson, The Women, Circus Theatricals.Music Direction: Sarah Travis, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Scenic Design: Simon Higlett, The School of Night, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum; Christine Jones, Spring Awakening, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre; Anthony Ward, My Fair Lady, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre.Lighting Design: Russell H. Champa, The School of Night; Richard Jones, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.Costume Design: Anthony Ward, My Fair Lady.Sound Design: Dan Moses Schreier, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.Perfomance In A (Primarily) Straight Play:Gregory Itzin,
See full article at Backstage »

See also

Credited With | External Sites