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Archive for February 2017

Philippe Garrel gets a long overdue release in Australia +


Potential Films presents In the Shadow of Women. The drama by acclaimed French director Philippe Garrel will be out on DVD March 22. A married couple who make low-budget documentaries, and split directing and editing duties, are working on a project about the French Resistance. Their names are Pierre (Stanislas Merhar) ... more

The Greasy Strangler contender for weirdest movie ever +


There's not a lot that can prepare audiences for this strange whatzit indie comedy. Do know it has a pedigree not to be sneezed at. The Greasy Strangler took Sundance by storm where it premiered to rave reviews last year. It has gone on to wow audiences at film festivals ... more

Operation Avalanche is a triumph of cold war lunar lunacy +


Rialto Films is releasing Operation Avalanche, the new comedy from director Matt Johnson. The film will be out on DVD March 22. “A cold war comedy thriller,” raves the New York Times, “pulsing with paranoia.” It's 1967 and four Ivy League movie buffs are recruited by the CIA to pose ... more

New splatter fest vampire comedy a must for fans of the genre +


Mitchell Altieri, one half of the Butcher Brothers, the low budget filmmaking team that brought visceral realism to horror festivals with such films as The Hamiltons, has struck out on his own with The Night Watchmen. The horror comedy about three inept security guards who are confronted by a horde ... more