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Nic LaRue

Nic LaRue is the owner of FilmSnobbery, is an advocate and passionate speaker for indie film, a film reviewer, and the host of the web broadcast series FilmSnobbery Live! Nic also offers his services as an independent film consultant whose passion is giving a voice to independent content creators.

West Of Sunshine Trailer

SYNOPSIS – Separated from his family and caught in a cycle of gambling and debt, Jim has less than a day to repay a violent loan shark. His day is turned upside down when he must look after his young son and the relationship is tested when his plans to pay back the loan fail. […]

Fright Night “Oh, you’re so cool, Brewster!”

  One of Marion and Julia’s VERY favorite vampire films, written and directed by Tom Holland, this films hits all of the right comedy/horror notes – with terrific makeup effects, a great soundtrack and lovable characters, this films has it all. If you haven’t seen it, what are you waiting for? (14)

ZERO POINT ZERO SERVES UP AN ORDER OF ‘FRIES!’

EMMY AWARD-WINNING COMPANY COMMENCES PRODUCTION ON FEATURE DOCUMENTARY DIRECTED BY MICHAEL STEED   LOS ANGELES, CA (December 13, 2018): Zero Point Zero (ZPZ), the Emmy Award-winning production company behind “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” and “The Mind of a Chef” has begun filming FRIES!, a feature-length documentary directed by Emmy and James Beard Award-winner Michael Steed (“Anthony Bourdain: Parts […]

FilmSnobbery Weekly Radio Show – Episode 5

Tonight on our show we’re speaking at length (over 2 hours!) with filmmaker Philip Brubaker about his career as a video essayist both independently and for the now-defunct Fandor.  We delve into the topics of film preservation, curation, and the drawbacks and benefits of physical vs digital media.  We chat about the de-valuation of film, […]

The Dark Half “The sparrows are flying again”

George Romero and Stephen King team up again for 1993’s The Dark Half, in which Timothy Hutton plays Thad Beaumont, a writer who has to kill off his author alter ego, George Stark, once his identity has been found out. But George isn’t too happy about it. Superb performances and a super cool concept. Plus […]

FilmSnobbery Weekly Radio Show – Episode 4

On tonight’s program, we will be talking with the founder of the Art Is Alive Film Festival, writer, and director Cindy Mich as well as actor Michael Gentile. We’ve also got our weekly box office releases, industry news, and film rant shenanigans. *Apologies for my overdriven audio on the first half of the show.  We […]

The 2019 Oxford Film Festival Announces Competition Selections (February 6-10)

John Stimpson’s GHOST LIGHT is the Opening Night Gala selection, and Jacqueline Olive’s ALWAYS IN SEASON is the Closing Night choice World Premieres include John Reyer Afamasaga’s DOOR AJAR – THE M.B. MAYFIELD STORY and Jeffrey Dennis’s SHARDE THOMAS: LEGACY OF THE FIFE   GHOST LIGHT, ALWAYS IN SEASONOxford, MS (December 3, 2018) – The […]

Supernatural thriller CITY OF GOLD, starring ’80s superstars Vernon Wells and Christopher Atkins, on VOD this week!

Vernon Wells (Commando) and Christopher Atkins (The Blue Lagoon) in a supernatural thriller throwback! THE CITY OF GOLD available on VOD December 4 400 Years Ago Sir Walter Raleigh Searched For El Dorado … Today It Was Found. In the tradition of Indiana Jones and Tomb Raider, comes a thrilling adventure in search of… the […]

Strange Invaders “The lady said no, fella.”

1983’s Strange Invaders has an all star cast, including Nancy Allen, Louise Fletcher, Wallace Shawn and Michael Lerner, but never quite hits its mark. Aliens in a small town are involved, as well as some excellent special make up effects. A fun view, but slightly puzzling. (14)

FilmSnobbery Podcast – Episode 10

After a couple weeks of downtime to digest from the Thanksgiving holiday, co-host Devin Watson and host Nic LaRue are back with another fun episode covering the recently released official feature selections of the Sundance and Slamdance film festivals to be held in Park City, Utah in the late December.  They converse on the differences […]

FUNNY TWEETS Trailer

Andy Richter (“Conan”), Alec Sulkin (‘’Family Guy’’) Matt Selman (‘’The Simpsons’’) Damien Fahey (‘’Family Guy’’) influencer Elijah Daniel and Danny Zuker (‘’Modern Family’’) feature in Funny Tweets, an enlightening and side-splittingly funny exploration of the 140-character laffer! From director-producer Laurie McGuinness and writer Dan Duvall, Funny Tweets follows a cashier manager whose ‘Funny Tweets’ help […]

TOUGH GUY : THE BOB PROBERT STORY Trailer

On July 5, 2010, legendary NHL tough guy Bob Probert collapsed on his boat on Lake St. Clair, near Windsor and died of a heart attack. He was only 45 years old. Bob was on his third glass of coke and eighth pill of OxyContin that day. He’d routinely take the two together to deal […]