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.
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, TFS’ Dan Mecca, writer Danny King and I briefly discuss Ivan Reitman‘s Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner, before diving into a feature review of Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi drama Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson. Following that, we take a look at the films coming to [...]
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 seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of [...]
In theaters now, Ivan Reitman‘s new film, Draft Day, does quite a bit with a hard subject. Part of that is the writing, but a lot of the success on screen is due to the amassing of talent Reitman manages and the flash he implants into ordinary scenes. The life of a GM during a tumultuous and pressure-packed [...]