Dread Central LIVE: Jourdan McClure and Bill Oberst Jr. Talk Children of Sorrow! WATCH NOW!

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 21:53

The latest episode of Dread Central LIVE featuring indie horror superstar Bill Oberst, Jr., and director Jourdan McClure is now live and twitching for you cats! Check it out right here and get the skinny on Children of Sorrow and more!

Dread Central Live airs every Monday at 4PM PT / 7PM ET. Be sure to tune in.

Dread Central Live is a live, half-hour news/information/talk show dedicated to covering all aspects of the horror genre.

Hosts Staci Layne Wilson and "Gore Whore" Vanessa Gomez will guide viewers on a weekly journey of keeping current in horror via news updates, interviews with genre and mainstream stars and filmmakers, exclusive clips, trailer premieres, as well as exclusive coverage from set visits for horror feature films and TV shows in production. During the interview portions of the show, fans can submit questions via Twitter and Facebook which may be asked on-air by Staci and Vanessa in real time. DC Editor-in-Chief Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton will also make regular appearances, giving his unique “bat’s eye view” perspective on the genre that has fueled a lifelong obsession with the macabre!

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Unnecessary Censorship Makes 'The Last Of Us' Better

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 20:14

When you think about The Last of Us, funny isn’t likely to be among the words that cross your mind. It’s an incredibly grim game, but thanks to a little inappropriate censorship and an abundance of juvenile humor — two things I can always appreciate — YouTuber Normal Difficulty has injected some comedy into Naughty Dog’s masterpiece.

See what a few strategically placed bleeps and a bit of pixelation can do to a game after the break.

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The Devil's Knot Untied in New Trailer

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 20:12

Image Entertainment is bringing The Devil's Knot to us on May 9th, and right now we have the full trailer for you cats with a penchant for true crime cases. Lord knows they rarely come as compelling as the story surrounding the West Memphis 3.

Synopsis:
From Academy Award nominated director Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) and starring Academy Award winner Colin Firth (The King's Speech) and Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line), comes the true story of a crime that would grip a nation for almost two decades and that continues to be one of the most high-profile trials of all time. Based on the bestseller by Mara Leveritt, DEVIL'S KNOT recounts the trial and conviction of teenagers Damien Echols; Jessie Misskelley, Jr.; and Jason Baldwin in the savage murder of three 8-year-old boys in the small town of West Memphis, Arkansas, in 1993.

Dubbed the so-called "West Memphis Three," the defendants, each of them a social outsider, quickly found themselves up against a community crying out for justice as well as a lack of physical evidence that led police to believe the murders were carried out as part of a satanic occult ritual. Firth stars as Ron Lax in the film, a local private investigator and one of the first people to support the teens in their defense. Witherspoon plays Pam Hobbs, the mother of one of the murdered boys. Together, they allow an uncompromising look at both sides of a town that was torn apart… and will probably never be the same again.

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Louis Gossett Jr. Joins Extant Cast as Halle Berry's Father

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 20:04

Just when we thought the cast of CBS's upcoming new series "Extant" couldn't get any more impressive, along comes the news that Oscar, Golden Globe, and Emmy winner Louis Gossett, Jr., has joined the project.

Per TV Guide, Gossett will play Quinn, the father of Halle Berry's female astronaut character, Molly. Affable but undependable, Quinn, a retired doctor living out his days in an isolated island community, is out of touch with the world and estranged from his daughter.

Best known for An Officer and a Gentleman and "Roots," Gossett is slated to appear in at least two episodes beginning with Episode 1.04.

"Extant" premieres on Wednesday, July 2nd, at 9/8c on CBS.

Synopsis:
"EXTANT" is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut, Molly (Halle Berry), who is trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.

Goran Visnjic portrays John, Molly's husband; Pierce Gagnon plays their son, Ethan; and Camryn Manheim plays Sam Barton, Molly’s best friend. Michael O'Neill and Grace Gummer also co-star. "Extant" is a co-production of CBS Television Studios and Amblin Television. Steven Spielberg, Greg Walker, Mickey Fisher, who wrote the script, Brooklyn Weaver, Justin Falvey, and Darryl Frank serve as executive producers. Halle Berry serves as co-executive producer.

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'ObsCure' Series Brings A Double Dose Of Survival Horror To Steam

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 19:44

Back in February, developer Mighty Rocket announced their plans to bring the ObsCure series to Steam. Today, they made good on that. Both ObsCure and its sequel, ObsCure: The Aftermath are now available for $6.99 and $9.99 respectively. Both games offer a few new features, including 16:9 presentation and full controller support.

If you’re interested in getting one, or both, you can find ObsCure and ObsCure: The Aftermath on Steam.

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[Tribeca '14] 'Der Samurai' Still Leaves a Mess of Blood!

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 18:46

Part of this years Tribeca Film Festival line up is Till Kleinert’s German horror Der Samurai.

While we already shared one pic, we have a really bloody new still that we’re excited to debut.

A samurai-wielding figure wearing a white dress lurks menacingly in the forest, waiting to descend upon an unsuspecting village in the muddy backwaters of rural East Germany. As heads roll with each stroke of his sword. Dutiful, straight-laced cop Jakob becomes increasingly powerless to resist the draw of the Samurai’s feral otherness. The two enter into a bizarre folie à deux as Jakob is forced to confront his own carnal impulses that he has long sought to repress.

The 13th edition of the Festival will take place from April 16th to April 27th in New York City.

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Break the Cycle with this Producers' Preview of The Originals Episode 1.16 - Farewell to Storyville

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 18:43

While The CW is airing repeats of most of its shows this week, "The Originals" is new; and here's a Producers' Preview of Ep. 1.16, “Farewell to Storyville," in which exec producers Julie Plec and Michael Narducci discuss if Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah can break their troubled cycle.

"The Originals" Ep. 1.16 - "Farewell to Storyville" (airs 3/11/14, 8-9pm): TRAPPED IN THE CITY OF THE DEAD - Despite Klaus’ (Joseph Morgan) rage, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) is determined to protect Rebekah (Claire Holt) while the three of them are trapped in the City of the Dead cemetery by a witch’s boundary spell.

Klaus and Rebekah trade bitter accusations until Elijah steps in to reveal a long-held secret from the family’s past.

Meanwhile, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) races to free Rebekah, ultimately finding himself forced to make a deal with Genevieve (guest star Elyse Levesque).

Finally, Rebekah and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) connect over their shared concern for Hayley’s unborn baby.

Related Story: "The Originals" Prepare for Battle in These Images from Episode 1.16 - "Farewell to Storyville"

Jesse Warn directed the episode written by Michael Narducci.

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Meet Uncle Caleb in this Teaser for Tonight's Bates Motel Episode 2.02 - Shadow of a Doubt

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 18:08

Norman and Dylan's Uncle Caleb checks in to "Bates Motel" tonight in Episode 2.02, "Shadow of a Doubt," and a new promo video has arrived to introduce us to him. Check it out, and be sure to tune in... in just a few more hours!

Caleb Calhoun, Norma's estranged brother, is played by Kenny Johnson.

"Bates Motel" Episode 2.02 - "Shadow of a Doubt" (airs 3/10/14)
Norma (Vera Farmiga) tries to distract Norman (Freddie Highmore) from his obsession with Miss Watson by auditioning for a play. A new player in town has Dylan (Max Thieriot) and Remo (Ian Tracey) on edge.

Related Story: New Images and a Sneak Peek of "Bates Motel" Episode 2.02 - "Shadow of a Doubt"

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[Books] Anne Rice Announces "Prince Lestat", Sequel To "Queen of the Damned"!

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:49

Even though horror author Anne Rice had dubbed the “Vampire Chronicles” over back in 2008, she’s secretly been writing the “big” official sequel to her 1988 “Queen of the Damned,” “Prince Lestat.”

The 11th installment will be arriving on bookshelves October 28, she revealed on the podcast The Dinner Party with Christopher Rice and Eric Shaw Quinn.

Co-hosted by Rice’s son, she told explained “I am at last able to announce my up-and-coming new novel. The title is ‘Prince Lestat,’ and it is a big ‘Vampire Chronicle.’

It’s all about Lestat [de Lioncourt] and all about the vampires and what they’re doing right now, how they’re coming to terms with everything that’s happened to them and how Lestat is dealing with demands from all sides that he step forward and become the leader of the tribe,” she revealed.

“Queen of the Damned is the sequel to “Interview with the Vampire.” Both were adapted for the big screen. Studios have been developing a new film for years now.

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SXSW 2014: Mondo Unleashes Incredible Godzilla Poster

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:35

The restored Japanese version of the mother of all Kaiju movies, 1954's Godzilla, or Gojira for you purists out there, will be playing the SXSW festival on Tuesday, March 11, at 9:30pm, and attendees will receive a copy of a limited edition Mondo poster in promotion of the 2014 film. Check it out!

From the Press Release
A new restoration of GODZILLA: THE JAPANESE ORIGINAL, the monster classic that has spawned six decades of sequels, imitations, and remakes, will debut April 12 at the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, followed by a national release beginning at New York’s Film Forum, April 18-24.

GODZILLA was originally released here in 1956 as Godzilla: King of the Monsters, an atrociously cut, dubbed and re-edited version that inserted American actor Raymond Burr into the action; only an hour was used of the original’s 98 minute running time. Burr does not appear in the original, uncut version, which has an all-Japanese cast including Kurosawa regular Takashi Shimura, who the very same year appeared as leader of the Seven Samurai.

As directed by Ishirô Honda, with special effects by the legendary Eiji Tsuburaya, GODZILLA: THE JAPANESE ORIGINAL is much darker in tone than the dumbed-down U.S. release version, which entirely eliminated the original’s underlying theme: in the Japanese version, the monster is clearly a metaphor for the nuclear menace and the film itself a cry for world peace and disarmament. The American version also cut out all of the original’s astonishing Strangelove-like black humor.

The original GODZILLA holds up as one of the greatest science fiction/monster films ever made, boasting still-impressive special effects, as the radiation-breathing prehistoric monster, awakened after millennia by Hydrogen Bomb testing – and impervious to repeated shelling by the Japanese army – wreaks destruction on Tokyo.

GODZILLA became Toho Studio’s #1 box office hit of 1954 (its #2 that year was Seven Samurai) and was so popular worldwide that the company has since produced nearly 30 sequels and remakes; a statue near Toho headquarters in Tokyo pays tribute to their most valuable property. In 1984, the prestigious film journal Kinema Junpo rated it among the top 20 Japanese films of all time. In 1989, a published survey of 370 Japanese movie critics, Nihon Eiga Besuto 150 (Best 150 Japanese Films), ranked Godzilla the 27th greatest Japanese feature ever made.

A new American version of Godzilla from Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures, directed by Gareth Edwards (2010’s Monsters), will be released nationally May 16.

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True Crime Thriller 'The Devil's Knot' Gets Official Trailer

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:26

Set for release on May 9 is Image Entertaiment’s crime thriller Devil’s Knot, which now has an official trailer.

Devil’s Knot, about the West Memphis Three killings, stars Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon. The film, which received mostly mixed reviews at Toronto, is based on Mara Leveritt’s book “Devil’s Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three.”

“Devil’s Knot tells the compelling story of three teenagers accused of the brutal 1993 murder of three 8-year old boys in Memphis, Ark. – two of them sentenced to life imprisonment and one to death. The film explores the lives of deeply misunderstood outsiders, their families and communities, and their darkest fantasies. The conviction of the West Memphis Three – Damien Echols, Jesse Misskelley, Jr., and Jason Baldwin – riled the American justice system, shocked a tightly knit religious town and outraged the nation.

The film was written by Scott Derrickson (Sinister) and Paul Harris Boardman, who also produced alongside Elizabeth Fowler, Richard Saperstein, Clark Peterson and Christopher Woodrow of Worldview Entertainment.

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[SXSW '14] Epic 'Godzilla' Poster Celebrates 60th Anniversary!

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:18

Yahoo! unveiled this absolutely incredible Mondo poster for the SXSW premiere of the newly restored Gojira, the first ever Godzilla film from 1954.

Austin-based design studio Mondo commissioned an exclusive poster for the new big-screen version coming this summer. Designed by Phantom City Creative, it shows the big beastie literally rising out of the smoke of a smoldering city.

Explains the site, the design of the new “Godzilla” is directly inspired by the classic look of the creature from the 1954 original movie.

Gareth Edwards, the director of the new version, will be hosting a screening of the classic monster movie at the Ritz Alamo Theater in downtown Austin. The screening of the restored original Japanese version with 40 minutes not seen in the American edit is on Tuesday, Mar. 11 at 9:30pm, and attendees will receive a copy of the limited-edition poster.

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Knights of Badassdom Leaves Forth on its Quest to Home Video

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:16

The producer's cut of the flick which is LARPing as a Joe Lynch film, Knights of Badassdom, is coming home to both Blu-ray and DVD; and we have all the details you need to know about its upcoming release.

From the Press Release
Sound the horns and prepare thyself for a most glorious tale of battling knights, spell-casting wizards, fair maidens, and one bloodthirsty demon from the netherworld in KNIGHTS OF BADASSOM.

Starring Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones," The Station Agent), Steve Zahn ("Treme," Dallas Buyers Club), Ryan Kwanten ("True Blood," Dead Silence), and Summer Glau ("Arrow," "Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles"), this 2014 theatrical release called "a blast and a half" (Max Nicholson, IGN) marches onto extras-loaded DVD and Blu-ray editions on April 1 from Entertainment One. Cans't thou handle it?

KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM follows three best friends (Dinklage, Zahn, and Kwanten) and dedicated LARPers (Live Action Role Players) as they take to the woods to reenact a dungeons and dragons-like scenario fresh out of the Middle Ages. Trouble arises after they unwittingly conjure up some serious evil in the form of a blood-lusting Succubus from the pits of hell. And as fantasy and reality collide on the Fields of Evermore in an all-out epic battle of make-believe wizards, demons, and assorted mythical creatures, their courage and friendship are put to the test as they attempt to vanquish the evil they have summoned. Will the group prove to simply be foam sword-wielding LARPers or true "Knights of Badassdom?" Art thou ready to find out?

Co-starring Danny Pudi ("Community"), Maragrita Levieva ("Revenge," Adventureland), and Jimmi Simpson ("House of Cards," Date Night), the Blu-ray and DVD editions conjure up some magical extras including interviews with Peter Dinklage, Steve Zahn, and director Joe Lynch; a behind-the-scenes featurette, a Summer Glau: Hottie Montage, and the film's San Diego Comic-Con panel.

KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM was produced by IndieVest Pictures' Mark Burton and Matt Wall and by Kevin Dreyfuss. Daniel J. Heffner, Ketura Krestin, Rizwan Virk, Rich Cowan, and Mike Elizalde executive produced.

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Erin Moriarty Goes From 'Ouija' to the 'Crawlspace'

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:11

Hot off her role as Woody Harrelson’s daughter in HBO’s epic “True Detective,” and soon to be seen in Ouija, Erin Moriarty has now landed the lead role in New Line’s Crawlspace, per Variety.

The story follows a relocated family who moves into a new home where the previous inhabitants mysteriously were killed by a murderer living in the walls.

Phil Claydon will direct with The Conjuring’s Peter Safran producing along with Rick Alvarez.

Gary Dauberman penned the script. Dave Neustadter and Walter Hamada will oversee for New Line.

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Mr. Jones Trailer Arrives to Send Shivers

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:08

The official home video trailer has arrived for Mr. Jones, and we have every startling second of it for you right here. That is, if you find it startling. If not, we have every regular second of it for you anyway. We like to be flexible.

From the Press Release
“Who is Mr. Jones?” To some, he is an enigmatic artist with a unique vision of humanity and our place in the spiritual universe. To others, his very name conjures unimaginable primal fears. But for two young people, he will become their worst nightmare...

From Preferred Film & TV’s Ross M. Dinerstein, the producer of the Sundance Film Festival smash hit The Pact and The Divide, comes Mr. Jones, bowing May 6th on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand from Anchor Bay Films. SRP is $26.99 for the Blu-ray and $24.98 for the DVD.

Having premiered at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in 2013, Mr. Jones will also have an exclusive Los Angeles limited theatrical engagement beginning May 2nd.

Scott (Jon Foster of Stay Alive) and Penny (Sarah Jones of “Sons of Anarchy”) just moved to a remote cabin to escape the pressures of the world and breathe new life into their art. But they’ll soon discover they are not alone: An infamously reclusive artist - known only as "Mr. Jones" - lives nearby. He doesn’t like to be disturbed and only comes out at night when he drags his strange, sinister sculptures deep into the woods. When Scott and Penny’s curiosity leads them too close for Mr. Jones’ comfort, he plunges the young couple into a nightmare world of mayhem, madness, and mind-bending terror.

Diane Neal (“Law & Order: SVU”), Mark Steger (I Am Legend), and David Clennon (John Carpenter’s The Thing) co-star in this startling tale from debut director Karl Mueller (screenwriter of Xavier Gens’ The Divide).

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[TV] "True Detective" Season 2: Strong Women and the Occult!

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:03

I finally got to sit down and enjoy the finale of HBO’s inaugural season of “True Detective”, which started off like a classic genre film and ending with a burst of terror. While this season wasn’t horror per se, it definitely touched upon something larger. Taking cues from “American Horror Story”, the show is an anthology telling a new story with fresh characters each season, thus leaving us all asking “what’s next?”

During an interview with series creator Nic Pizzolatto, HitFix inquired about the direction next season will take.

I realize I need to keep being strange. Don’t play the next one straight,” Pizzolatto said. “This is really early, but I’ll tell you [it's about] hard women, bad men, and the secret occult history of the United States transportation system.

Pizzolatto also went on to say that his prose is typically “populated with rich female characters,” so hopefully we will see female detectives who will act as “mirrors to reflect some aspect of Rust (McConaughey) or Marty (Harrelson)”. I’d love to see a series from the perspective of two strong female leads, you?

I wish HBO wasn’t so behind on a second season, now being scripted, as I am dying for them to get filming underway. What is so great about “True Detective” is that it’s slow-burn television, something unique to the modern era that’s littered with flash cuts and quick-snapping dialogue like in “Scandal.” “Detective” is solid crime novel storytelling. Check it.

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True Detective Star to Be Murdered in a Crawlspace

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:00

There's no question that everyone who's starred in HBO's "True Detective" is gonna be getting quite the rub around Hollywood, and the first out of the gate is Erin Moriarty, who played Woody Harrelson's daughter on the incredible series.

Variety is reporting that Moriarty (pictured) has now landed the lead role in New Line’s Crawlspace. Phil Claydon will direct with The Conjuring’s Peter Safran producing along with Rick Alvarez.

The storyline follows a relocated family who moves into a new home where the previous inhabitants mysteriously were killed by a murderer living in the walls.

Gary Dauberman penned the script. Dave Neustadter and Walter Hamada will oversee for New Line.

Besides her role in “True Detective,” Moriarty has slowly begun building a resume with strong supporting roles in films like Kings of Summer and Fox’s The Watch. She can be seen next in Universal’s Ouija.

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'Mr. Jones' Trailer Brings Out the Evil in the Woods!

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 16:50

Anchor Bay shared with Bloody the first ever trailer for Mr. Jones, hitting Blu-ray and DVD on May 6th.

Having premiered at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in 2013, Mr. Jones will also have an exclusive Los Angeles limited theatrical engagement beginning May 2nd.

Scott (Jon Foster) and Penny (Sarah Jones) just moved to a remote cabin to escape the pressures of the world and breathe new life into their art. But they’ll soon discover they are not alone: an infamously reclusive artist – known only as ‘Mr. Jones’ – lives nearby. He doesn’t like to be disturbed, and only comes out at night when he drags his strange, sinister sculptures deep into the woods. When Scott and Penny’s curiosity leads them too close for Mr. Jones’ comfort, he plunges the young couple into a nightmare world of mayhem, madness and mind-bending terror.

Diane Neal (“Law & Order: SVU”), Mark Steger (I Am Legend) and David Clennon (John Carpenter’s The Thing) co-star in this startling tale from debut director Karl Mueller (screenwriter of Xavier Gens’ The Divide).

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Nicholas Hoult and More Ready to Kill Your Friends

Dread Central - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 16:50

We first told you about the feature film adaptation of John Niven's Kill Your Friends during last year's AFM. Today the cast has filled out in the fullest of ways. Read on for all of the latest details.

According to THR, Craig Roberts (22 Jump Street), Tom Riley (TV's "Da Vinci’s Demons"), Georgia King (Austenland), James Corden (Tony Award winner, One Man, Two Guvnors), and Edward Hogg (Bunny and the Bull) have joined the cast for satirical comedy Kill Your Friends, starring Nicholas Hoult (pictured; Warm Bodies, X-Men: First Class).

The flick tells the story of an A&R man who, desperately searching for the next big hit, takes the concept of killer tunes to a murderous new level.

Directed by Owen Harris, the film is produced by Gregor Cameron (UNIGRAM), Will Clarke (Altitude Film Entertainment), and Len Blavatnik (AI Film andWarner Music Group).

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Theme Park Horror 'Escape From Tomorrow' Gets Dated

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 16:49

Featured in my personal top 10 horror features of 2013, and called “a cult classic in the making” (Salon), Escape From Tomorrow (review) comes to DVD and Blu-Ray April 29 from Cinedigm.

Unlike any film ever made, the most buzzed about debut at Sundance 2013 enraptured audiences with the fearless methods used by its writer/director Randy Moore, along with its compelling take on childhood fantasy gone awry. Secretly shot at two world-famous theme parks, Escape From Tomorrow uses covert techniques that take guerilla filming to another level, placing it amongst one of the most revolutionary films in history.

Escape From Tomorrow takes place in a fantasyland of deliberately crafted childhood dreams. When family man Jim vacations with his wife and children, he is invaded by nightmares in the guise of princesses, happy theme park rides and fellow tourists. With a backdrop familiar to all audiences as a setting where fairy tales become real, his world suddenly comes crashing down as these enchanting figures eerily turn into horrific characters threatening his very life.

DVD features include exclusive commentary, including one in which Jim recounts his adventure first-hand, along with a fascinating, must-see look at making of the film.

The most provocative film from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Escape From Tomorrow should not exist, and yet it does. Like nothing you’ve ever seen, Randy Moore’s directorial debut is a bold and ingenious trip into the happiest place on earth. An epic battle begins when a middle-aged American husband and father of two learns that he has lost his job. Keeping the news from his nagging wife and wound-up children, he packs up the family and embarks on a full day of park hopping amid enchanted castles and fairytale princesses. Soon, the manufactured mirth of the fantasyland around him begins to haunt his subconscious. An idyllic family vacation quickly unravels into a surrealist nightmare of paranoid visions, bizarre encounters, and an obsessive pursuit of a pair of sexy teenage Parisians. Chillingly shot in black and white, Escape From Tomorrow dissects the mythology of artificial perfection while subversively attacking our culture’s obsession with mass entertainment.

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