Just when you thought they couldn’t take anything more and turn it into a zombie movie, Canadian filmmaker Brett Kelly proved all the naysayers wrong. As part of the National Fan Expo in Toronto Thursday (and carrying through on till Sunday evening), Kelly’s new film called My Fair Zombie was screened for zombie fans sick and tired of the same old survivalist, post-apocalypse shtick of an undead tale. Although my mother and a generation full of young women who admired Audrey Hepburn would be shocked and appalled, Kelly has taken the 1964 classic and turned into a zom-com-musical with flare. (more…)
Fans of the Saw series know the scenario well: a group of regular individuals fighting to survive the deadly traps of a madman. It’s paid off quite well for Lions Gate Entertainment‘s last seven films, but what happens when the madman & his traps are being used against super powered heroes?
That’s the premise for All Superheroes Must Die, the latest film from Image Entertainment and Jason Trost, the co-writer/director and star of the independent hit The FP..
When four super heroes awake in an abandoned town, they find themselves at the mercy of their abductor and Arch Nemesis, Rickshaw, played by Dexter‘s James Remar. Stripped of their powers, the heroes — including Trost and X-Men: First Class‘ Lucas Till — must compete in a series of deadly challenges in a race against the clock to not only save the lives of the innocent civilians, but also their own.
Take a look at the trailer, from back when it was still called “VS”, after the jump.
Being able to get Remar and Till on the cast for a film shot with a budget of less then a million dollars shows that at least some people think this film has what it take to be a hit, myself included. Hopefully audiences will see it that way too when All Superheroes Must Die is released in video on demand Jan. 1st, 2013, with a limited theatrical release a few days later on Jan. 4th.
Source: Bleeding Cool
Nazis from the Moon are now invading the United States. No! Wait! Don’t run to the bank, stock up on bottled water and hide in your basement, this is purely about a movie. Iron Sky, the infamous independent film about a colony of Nazis on the Dark Side of the Moon who return to invade the Earth, is finally coming to U.S. shores months after opening in Europe.
Currently, shows have been confirmed for San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago starting today, but sadly, if you’re just learning this, all shows are sold out except for the one in LA. Starting next month though, screenings will be spreading out across the country. Confirmed shows have been set up in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Michigan City, IN, and Seattle with screenings pending in about two dozen other cities. To see if it’s coming to a theatre near you, click here.
And if the movie’s not coming to a theater near you, don’t fret, and get any friends and family you might have in those cities with a screening scheduled to run out and buy tickets. The more popular these screenings are, the more the film will spread to other cities.
How about you Bastards? Excited to finally see Iron Sky?
It was with a collective sigh of relief that fans expressed when Paramount and Nickelodeon decided to put their Michael Bay-produced Teenage Mutant (Alien) Turtles back on the shelf earlier this year, but still an opportunity exists to see a TMNT movie on the big screen sometime in the near future. The catch is it’s a documentary.
Independently made (in fact, they still need support and donations), Turtle Power charts the 25 year history of the franchise and includes some 60 interviews with several key figures connected to the Ninja Turtles including co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, the voice cast of the original animated series, and Brian Henson, who was second unit director on the first, live-action Ninja Turtles movie.
All-in-all, this sounds like it could be the kind of fan splash that Never Sleep Again, the exhaustive documentary about A Nightmare on Elm Street was. Click on the teaser below and get seriously excited about what may come of Turtle Power.
Source: Bleeding Cool