For any cinephile, a behind-the-scenes look at how a film was created should at least warrant a modicum of fascination, but for an upcoming feature, the story of how it came together may prove more interesting than the final product. Shot guerrilla-style in both Disneyland and Disney World without the permission of Mickey Mouse himself, Randy Moore‘s Escape From Tomorrow arrived quietly at Sundance and made quite a splash.
Many believed it would never see the light of day, but the black-and-white project recently got set for a release next month and today brings the first trailer. Following a father’s surreal descent into madness at the amusement park, we praised it (full review) for its “bravado and bold style” and “abundance of cinematic originality to revel in [making the film] feel like a dizzying teacup ride into madness.” The first trailer certainly sells these qualities and it one can see it below, along with the attention-grabbing poster.
Escape From Tomorrow opens on October 11th on VOD and in theaters.
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out [...]
With a domestic box office gross of just under $4 million and a theatrical roll-out of around 300 theaters, chances are strong only a small portion of those reading this article got to experience Andrew Dominik‘s The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford on the big screen. In the six years since [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week writer Danny King and I are joined by our Editor-in-Chief, Jordan Raup. First we talk about the new Disney film, Frozen, then jump into a discussing the revival of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Following that we launch into our [...]
Over the course of more than thirty years, Abel Ferrara’s films have shocked and challenged audiences with their uncompromisingly personal vision of death, family, evil, and faith. On the occasion of the theatrical and VOD re-release of one of his earliest films, the female revenge picture Ms. 45, he joined us over the phone from [...]
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