Last year I managed to watch all 13 films presented, highlights included FUNKY FOREST: THE FIRST CONTACT, BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON, and RE-CYCLE.
This year I'm most keen to see Shinya Tsukamoto's NIGHTMARE DETECTIVE. Check out the trailer below, and visit the Toronto After Dark official website for more info.
Friday, September 28, 2007
Posted by DirtyRobot at 11:39 AM
Thursday, September 27, 2007
[REC] is a fantastically creepy little film from Spain, currently on the festival circuit, (next stop SITGES!) There's a bit of buzz about the film here in the new world, except I've noticed some sketchy reporting that the film takes place in Los Angeles?
Here's the real 411:
In Barcelona, as part of a night-time news show that focuses on the jobs that get done at night while the rest of us sleep, a reporter and her cameraman tag along with a firefighting crew who have received a call for help from a small residential building. It seems the tenants have heard screams from an elderly tenant's apartment. The entire film is seen as if through the tv crew's camera.
Here's a link to the full trailer on the official website, which gives away a little more, but only in Spanish.
Posted by DirtyRobot at 3:18 PM
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
I've ranted before about my general dislike of remakes, but every once in a while someone gets it right. The first case in point that comes to mind is usually Philip Kaufman's 1978 remake of INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS. I havn't seen it's latest iteration THE INVASION, but word of mouth wasn't good to say the least.
Posted by DirtyRobot at 4:13 PM
Thursday, September 20, 2007
Here's the trailer, I'm at a loss for words.
Posted by DirtyRobot at 7:07 PM
Friday, September 14, 2007
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Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Here's a quote from a interview with Rob Zombie prior to the release of HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES:
Question: How do you feel about big budget remakes of DAWN OF THE DEAD and THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE?
Zombie: I feel it's the worst thing that any filmmaker can do.
Plucked from HORROR-MOVIES.CA
Posted by DirtyRobot at 5:08 PM