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, Danny King, Amanda Waltz, and I discuss Don Hertzfeldt’s new short film World of Tomorrow, which will be released on March 31st on VOD (or stream below). Then we dive into a feature review of David Robert Mitchell‘s horror film It Follows, which […]
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