Tag: joedante

Fantasia 2018: First Wave of Announcements is a Tsunami of Awesome!

[still from Nightmare Cinema] It's no secret that Fantasia is one of our very favorite film festivals here at ScreenAnarchy. We've already spread word about the fest's awesome 2018 poster ("meow!!") and the first two homegrown titles (Summer of '84...

Fantastic Fest 2017 Interview: Larry Cohen Talks Movies, KING COHEN, Guerilla Filmmaking, and the FBI

Larry Cohen is a legend. When you hear the name as a genre fan, you usually think of such classics as Q, The Winged Serpent, It's Alive, God Told Me To, and The Stuff. Now, through Steve Mitchell's fun documentary...

Film Community Pays Tribute to Beloved Icon Tobe Hooper

“To know Tobe was to love him.” — Mick Garris This past weekend, the horror film world was shaken by the death of Tobe Hooper, a director who forever changed cinema with the unequaled, still-terrifying The Texas Chain Saw Massacre....

Mammoth Lakes 2017 Interview: John Sayles Celebrates BABY IT'S YOU

In its third year, the Mammoth Lakes Film Festival has already garnered a rapidly growing reputation for stellar programming and special ceremonies awarding wonderful guests with some ever-welcome due. Last year, Mammoth Lakes brought Joe Dante to the town near...

Mammoth Lakes 2016 Interview: Joe Dante's Divine Comedy/Horror

The Mammoth Lakes Film Festival is kicking off its second year amidst the unspeakable beauty of Mammoth Lakes, CA. Not far from Yosemite National Park, the festival offers a serene atmosphere for the 50 excellent selections they'll be screening beginning...

GREEN ROOM's Mark Webber, Rachel Hurd-Wood And Lorant Deutsch Join Dante's LABIRINTUS

Variety is reporting that Green Room's Mark Webber, Rachel Hurd-Wood from An American Haunting and French actor Lorant Deutsch will lead the cast of Joe Dante's upcoming chiller Labirinthus.   “Labirintus” tells the story of a paranormal investigator (Webber), psychiatric...

Joe Dante Will Direct Supernatural Thriller LABIRINTUS

Variety reported this morning that Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Burbs, The Hole 3D) will direct a supernatural thriller called Labirintus. The film is to take place in Hungary's Budapest Labyrinth beneath Buda Castle. "Labirintus" tells the story of a paranormal investigator...

Review: TALES OF HALLOWEEN, Sure To Become A Classic

Horror anthologies have made a pretty healthy comeback in the last few years; some are ok, some are regrettable, and some have awesome production values as well as good stories, such as Tales Of Halloween, which sold out its world...

Now On Blu-ray: Cult Filmmakers Strike Back In BURYING THE EX And LOST SOUL

Today we've got a brief look at a pair of home video releases that spotlight cult filmmakers who deserve a little moment to shine. While these films are very different in tone and subject, and the filmmakers themselves are also...

Fantasia 2015 Review: TALES OF HALLOWEEN, A Pumpkin-Flavored Love Letter From Hell

Horror anthologies have made a pretty healthy comeback in the last few years; some are ok, some are regrettable, and some have awesome production values as well as good stories, such as Tales Of Halloween, which sold out its world...

Review: BURYING THE EX, Of Love, Horror, And Comedy

A triumphant return for a beloved master or a sleepy reworking of now overly familiar tropes in a zombie movement that just won't die? Joe Dante's Burying The Ex is neither, really, the horror comedy showing clearly that the director...

Interview: Joe Dante Talks BURYING THE EX, Forgotten Genres, Paranoia And Creating Movie Lovers

Joe Dante is currently on the promotional circuit for his latest comedy, Burying The Ex, which debuted in Venice last September and is getting a limited theatrical release in the US, with concurrent video-on-demand, this Friday. He had a brief window...

Brussels 2015 Review: BURYING THE EX Stumbles But Doesn't Fall

A triumphant return for a beloved master or a sleepy reworking of now overly familiar tropes in a zombie movement that just won't die? Joe Dante's Burying The Ex is neither, really, the horror comedy showing plenty to say that...

Brussels Kicks Off With a Look At MR NOBODY Director's Next And a Knighthood For Joe Dante

Earlier this evening the 33rd edition of the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival kicked off in grand style with a raucous packed house - and, yes, the Brussels audience notorious for making visiting directors sing to them and general carryings-on...

Trailer for Joe Dante's BURYING THE EX Shuffles Its Feet

Yes, it has been six years since Joe Dante released his last feature film, The Hole; a solid, if not ecstatic film, most notable for its sophisticated and restrained use of 3D technology. Outside of Netflix, very few folks in Canada...

Watch A Clip From Joe Dante's Rom-Zom-Com BURYING THE EX

What's this? A clip from a new Joe Dante horror comedy? Well, yes please, though it should be said that I'm somewhat of two minds on Burying The Ex. On the one hand, it's new Joe Dante and any new...

Chicago Critics Film Festival 2014: Canfield Delivers His 10 Most Anticipated

The second year for the Chicago Critics Film Festival promises big things. 23 Chicago premieres and 14 shorts combined with appearances from a number of filmmakers and film subjects are just part of why. In many ways the most exciting part...

Stanley Film Fest 2014 Dispatch: Day 4 Brings A Bloody End

Day four brings us to the Horror Awards Brunch, Big Wheel Death Race, a hotel history and ghost tour, and screenings of The Sacrament, What We Do In The Shadows, shorts programs, and too much for one person to ever...

Fantasia Frontières' Tantalizing International Development Slate Includes New Joe Dante, Andrej Zulawski

With Tribeca and HotDocs wrapped, and Cannes gearing up, is it too early to start thinking of Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival?  I say, "Hell no!"  While we are well away from any programming announcements from the July-August festival, consider 2013's Frontières...