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Archive for August 2013

Masquerade to screen at ACMI +


The acclaimed big budget period piece Masquerade, a radical adaptation of a Mark Twain story, is set to screen at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image September 9. Set during the turbulent Joseon Dynasty in Korea, Masquerade follows an illiterate drunk whose uncanny likeness to the king sees him ... more

McCanick to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival +


A cop-on-the-edge drama with a bold twist, McCanick, starring David Morse (The Crossing Guard, 16 Blocks) premieres next month at the Toronto Film Festival. Directed by Josh C. Waller on real locations in Philadelphia, the film evokes comparisons to edgy crime dramas from the '70s with its finely drawn characterisations, ... more

Monster Mash +


Exclusive to Eagle Entertainment and distributed to retail through Gryphon Entertainment is the Monsterama Collection. The new brand will appeal to fans of low budget horror and comic-monster movies. Secluded locations, reclusive villains and delirious victims will define this fun frenzy of special effects, screaming babes and supernatural monsters. The ... more

Computer Chess wins rave reviews +


After packing out screenings at the Melbourne International Film Festival Andrew Bujalski's Computer Chess, a sly satire on artificial intelligence set against the backdrop of a chess tournament pitting the best computer software and programmers against each other over a long weekend in 1980, continues to garner accolades from critics ... more