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Giveaway: Win Blu-rays And DVDs Of THE DEAD LANDS And WHITE GOD From Magnet, Magnolia And ScreenAnarchy

ScreenAnarchy has partnered with Magnet Releasing and Magnolia Pictures to bring you a couple of wonderful films on Blu-ray and DVD. First up we have two copies of Toa Fraser's brutal New Zealand Maori action film The Dead Lands. A...

6 DAYS: Jamie Bell, Mark Strong And Abbie Cornish Lead Cast On Next From DEAD LANDS Director

Deadline is reporting that Jamie Bell, Mark Strong and Abbie Cornish have been cast as leads in Toa Fraser's embassy siege thriller 6 Days. Fraser is re-teaming with his Dead Lands writer Glenn Standring and producer Matthew Metcalfe. XYZ Films...

Interview: Toa Fraser Talks THE DEAD LANDS, Tension, Tradition, And Even STAR WARS

(In Toronto? Come see The Dead Lands at Bell TIFF Lightbox on Monday, April 20th, where I will be presenting the film and conducting a question-and-answer session.)Directed by Toa Fraser, The Dead Lands is a unique and powerful film, mixing...

Review: THE DEAD LANDS, Action Painted On A Broad Canvas

As is often the case with a classical heroic journey, what you get out of the quest is often what you bring to it. With some humility and patience, you'll be rewarded; wanting rewards without putting in the work to...

Get Way Behind The Scenes Of Toa Fraser's Maori Language Action Film THE DEAD LANDS

New Zealand's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film race at the Oscars, Toa Fraser's Maori language action film The Dead Lands is freshly on screens in New Zealand and the release comes with something of a treat for...

THE DEAD LANDS: Magnet Releasing Snatches NA Rights For Kiwi Flick

The North American rights for the Kiwi action flick The Dead Lands have been picked up by Magnet Releasing, according to Deadline. There are plans for a theatrical release next year, although no date has been set yet. The deal was negotiated...

Toronto 2014 Review: THE DEAD LANDS, An Epic Yet Intimate Action Journey

As is often the case with a classical heroic journey, what you get out of the quest is often what you bring to it. With some humility and patience, you'll be rewarded; wanting rewards without putting in the work...

Take A Look At The Poster For Maori Action Pic THE DEAD LANDS

All set to have its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday, September 4 at 9:00 p.m. in the always electric Ryerson theatre, Toa Fraser's Maori action flick The Dead Lands has a dandy poster.From the festival...

THE DEAD LANDS: Maori Warriors Battle In First Teaser For Toa Fraser's Period Action Epic

Soon to have its world premiere as part of the Special Presentations program at the Toronto International Film Festival, director Toa Fraser breaks new ground with his upcoming feature The Dead Lands. An entirely Maori language action-drama set before the...

Maori Warriors Strike In The First Images From Toa Fraser's THE DEAD LANDS

With Toa Fraser's Maori language action drama The Dead Lands now in post production the first images from the film began popping up in New Zealand media yesterday. And Twitch has not only gathered those images but also added to...

Toa Fraser Explores Maori Martial Arts In THE DEAD LANDS

Best known for arthouse fare such as Dean Spanley, New Zealand director Toa Fraser will be taking a hard left turn into entirely different territory with his freshly announced new film The Dead Lands. And whatever lessons he learned about...

TIFF 2013 Interview: Toa Fraser On Returning To Toronto, How Bob Dylan Influenced His Ballet Film GISELLE And Why He Values Stillness

New Zealand auteur Toa Fraser attended the Toronto International Film Festival in 2008 with his whimsical comedy-drama Dean Spanley and returned this year with Giselle, an acclaimed filmed ballet starring world-renowned dancers Qi Huan and Gillian Murphy. Made in collaboration...