Nouvelles

13 august 2020

  • Festivals

    Fantasia 2020 : Savage state American North Premiere August 29 and 31

    Missouri, 1863. As Americans fight out their civil war around them, a family of French colonists turns to mercenary gunslinger Victor (Kevin Janssens, Revenge) to lead them across the country to a safe port and escape to Paris. But the road to salvation is long, arduous, and fraught with peril, and tensions run high between meek patriarch Edmond, his pious wife Madeleine, their three daughters, freed-slave maid Layla, and their armed escorts. Will they make it to safety before the...

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13 august 2020

  • Movies

    The War with Grandpa : Discover the first trailer

    101 Studios and Brookdale Studios have released the official trailer, poster + stills for their upcoming family comedy The Wars with Grandpa, which will now be in theaters on October 9, 2020. Based on the award-winning book by Robert Kimmel Smith, The War with Grandpa is a hilarious family comedy featuring an all-star supporting cast: Christopher Walken, Uma Thurman, Rob Riggle, Cheech Marin, Laura Marano and Jane Seymour. The War with Grandpa...

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12 august 2020

  • Festivals

    Fantasia 2020 : Marygoround, International Premiere

    Marygoround doesn’t waste time bringing audiences into its unique universe. The world its characters inhabit is ever-so -slightly heightened. The grocery store where our protagonist Mary works pops with color and quirky personalities, hinting at Mary’s internal psychology. Despite living a confined, mundane life, something in Mary’s soul longs for vibrancy and excitement. Her journey, though colorful, is not without its insidious turns. She suffers through her...

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12 august 2020

  • Festivals

    Fantasia 2020 : Minor Premise, World Premiere

    NYC filmmaker Eric Schultz’s striking feature debut, after having co-produced such acclaimed works as James White, Katies Says goodbye et The Strange ones is a brilliantly constructed science-fiction drama that resonates with particular poignancy in our quasi-quarantined times. Minor Premises’s pacing is both vibrant and dynamic, stylistically dancing through the inner workings of an individual in a way that is insightful, exciting and exhilarating. Schultz weaves a web...

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12 august 2020

  • Festivals

    Fantasia 2020 : The oak room, World Premiere

    The oak room is a very different project from director Cody Calahan (Antisocial, screened at Fantasia in 2013) and his various horror colleagues at Black Fawn Films. Written by Peter Genoway based on his play, the script creates tension through dialogue, character nuances and timely revelations rather than forces from the beyond, explicit villainy or bloodshed. From its long opening scene, The oak room is both a captivating neo-noir and a meditation on the...

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