Microfilmmaker Magazine – A Conversation with Head Trauma’s Lance Weiller, Pg. 1 of 5
Lance Weiller made waves when he and Stefan Avalos created, The Last Broadcast–the first film to be distributed to theaters digitally. Now, seven years later, he steps up self-distribution through theaters with his new feature, Head Trauma, which he sho
Feb 25, 2007
Evil Dread – Head Trauma 2006 movie review
Weiler’s Head Trauma is without a doubt one of the best indie films to come out in 2006, and dealing with psychological horror…
Feb 23, 2007
DVD Review: Head Trauma @ Blogcritics.org
While Hollywood plays it safe with a diet of remakes, re-imaginings and rehashes of classic horror movies it’s down to independent filmmakers to give horror fans what they really want – original, thought-provoking films that stay with you long after t
Feb 18, 2007
Killer B’s on DVD: Head Trauma – Cinematical
Weiler has made the transition from faux documentary to a more traditional narrative quite smoothly, and the result is a solid little B-flick with interesting characters, strong production values, and some decent scares.
Feb 13, 2007
HT screens in Berlin
On Monday, I’m off to the Berlin International Film Festival. I’ve been invited to speak as part of the Talent Campus. The Talent Campus is a gathering of 500 filmmakers from all over the world.
Feb 11, 2007
HEAD TRAUMA makes a number of top 10 lists for 2006
I’m happy to report that HEAD TRAUMA made a number of top 10 lists for 2006
Jan 29, 2007
Creature Corner – HEAD TRAUMA ranked #1 indie horror film of the 2006
This movie lived up my expectations and passed them. Probably the creepiest film to come out all year.
Jan 24, 2007
Filmmaker Magazine | Winter 2007: LESSONS IN DIY
Article about the internet promotional campaign for HEAD TRAUMA – ““Do it yourself” is a simple phrase. Filmmakers have been “doing it themselves” for years, especially when it comes to production. However, the concept of DIY distribution, often c
Jan 21, 2007
Cinema Nocturna HEAD TRAUMA review 4 out 5
Drenched in complete darkness, the atmosphere generated by HEAD TRAUMA and all it’s aspects are just the beginning of a traumatic torrent ride through a masterful vision directed by Lance Weiler (THE LAST BROADCAST). Vince Mola walking in George Walker
Jan 19, 2007
I Spit On Your Movie – Head Trauma review
Vince Mola’s portrayal of the tormented alcoholic George is spot on and totally believable the fact that he let himself go (and drink) in order get into character is remarkable and rarely does such dedication show up in films let alone independent featu
Jan 17, 2007
Rue Morgue magazine names HEAD TRAUMA the best indie feature of 2006
HEAD TRAUMA, one of this year’s most ambitious indpendent films draws upon both real-life tragedy and familiar horror archetypes to fashion a unique psychological thriller.
Jan 9, 2007
Zombos Closet of Horror Blog: Interview with Director Lance Weiler
Jan 9, 2007
Fatally Yours » Best of 2006
#2 behind the Descent! A mind-bending film that keeps you guessing to the end, Head Trauma is filled with dream-like and creepy imagery.
Jan 6, 2007
Twitch – Best of 2006: Top 10 Experiences
Head Trauma makes a top10 list at twitch.net – ” number 9. Head Trauma (Review) Creepy, man, creepy. Kudos to Lance Weiler.”
Dec 31, 2006
HEAD TRAUMA review 4 out 5
There’s nothing quite like the MindF*ck movie. Its a movie that takes you through the demented psyche of a character and if done right it can leave you shaken and provoke some good discussion following the viewing. I’m happy to say the Head Trauma is such
Dec 19, 2006
Zombos Closet of Horror Blog: Head Trauma 2006
The acting is very well done, also. Vince Mola plays George with all the right angst, and Jamil A.C. Mangan does a solid performance as the comic-drawing Julian, reluctantly helping George, and dealing with that creepy abandoned house.
Dec 7, 2006
Head Trauma – review
This film really took me by surprise. For a low to no budget film, it does a remarkable job. Everything looks like it was shot entirely on location and the actors are complete average Joe’s we all see in our everyday lives. Vince Mola plays George
Dec 6, 2006
Cinescare – HEAD TRAUMA – review
Director Lance Weiler’s “Head Trauma” may not have a big budget, but it has a potent story, a talented director, and cinematography that belies its finances, all of which results in an underpublicized gem that deserves a wider audience.
Dec 6, 2006
Head Trauma DVD Review
With Head Trauma, Weiler has invited us into the surreal world of George Walker, who’s disturbing visions and actions may or may not be real. Weiler lets the story do the entertaining, rather than blood and breasts, and, sometimes, that’s a refreshin
Nov 28, 2006
Fatally Yours » Head Trauma
One of the creepiest films I’ve seen in a long time, independent or otherwise. It truly keeps you guessing with its surreal, dreamlike atmosphere and haunting images.
Nov 26, 2006
Black Friday – HEAD TRAUMA hits newsstands
HEAD TRAUMA is currently featured in four magazines for November / Decemeber
Nov 24, 2006
HEAD TRAUMA – brief review (3rd in list of week’s DVD picks)
“Head Trauma, a moody, atmospheric sojourn into the horrors of the mind bleeding into our reality… a spooky gem worth a late-night viewing.”
Nov 18, 2006
Screen Magazine – Feature – Scary Advice: Horror Featured At IFP MN Screenwriting Conference
Featured presenter Lance Weiler, whose film “Head Trauma” will unofficially kick off the conference with a screening on Friday, November 3
Nov 12, 2006
Head Trauma – review 3 1/2 stars out of 4
For all the horrible horror films that come out every year (that would be the majority of them), there are few titles that really stand out and become something worth showing others.
Nov 9, 2006
Creature Corner – support indie Horror!
Nov 8, 2006
Save $5 on 2 Indie DVDs
Best Buy runs a national in-store promotion for HT
Nov 7, 2006
Head Trauma | Mr. Jingles DVD review- Acid Logic ezine
All in all, Weiler’s “Head Trauma” will leave you scratching yours in the midst of a fantastic, scary ride that leaves no unanswered questions and does its job with the utmost competence and sheer unalloyed glee.
Nov 7, 2006
Movie review: ‘Head Trauma’
This effective, atmospheric chiller seeps into your fear center like damp rot.
Nov 2, 2006
City Pages – Movies – Head Trauma
Like Neil Marshall (The Descent), Weiler is both an impeccable craftsperson and a reverent genre fan
Nov 1, 2006
When a blow to the head is a really good thing
Oct 31, 2006
Traumatic – purchase HEAD TRAUMA hits Best Buy