Fantasia Press – August 2, 2011

Indie Wire – Sophia Savage - Drafthouse Films Acquires Post-Apocalyptic The FP, Names Evan Husney Company Director

“Alamo Drafthouse distributor Drafthouse Films has acquired U.S. rights to its second indie release, The FP at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival.”

Dread Central – Uncle Creepy - Fantasia 2011: Trailer Premiere for UK Chiller Hollow

“Making its premiere at this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival is yet another spooky found footage flick, this one coming out of the UK called Hollow, and we have the trailer for you right here. Dig it!”

The Gloaming Magazine – Angela Roberts - Movie Review: Hellacious Acres: The Case of John Glass

“One of the benefits of film festivals is that they’re generally open to films from big studios and indie filmmakers alike. And if you’re an indie filmmaker who’s just made a kind of off-the-wall science fiction film, where else do you take it but to the Fantasia film festival? Hellacious Acres: The Case of John Glass is one such movie, made on a shoestring budget by Quebecois filmmaker Pat Tremblay.”

Gazette / Blog- Cine Files – Liz Ferguson – Fantasia 2011:  Have your lunch in Hellacious Acres?

“Fantasia fans who are free at 12:45 today (Tuesday, August 2) or who work flextime, have flexible bosses, etc., might want to catch Hellacious Acres: The Case of John Glass, by local filmmaker Pat Tremblay.”

PR Newswire – Brandy Fons - Drafthouse Films Acquires US Rights to “THE FP,” Appoints New Company Director

“Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, today announced the acquisition of US rights to THE FP from its July 30th screening at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival.”

Twitch – Kurt Halfyard - Fantasia 2011: To Those in Montreal We Implore you to go see MARIANNE

“Although I reviewed the film a bit earlier, in the initial goings on at the Fantasia Film Festival, the Swedish horror-drama Marianne is getting its World Premiere today in Montreal at the J.A. de Sève Cinema.  If you are in town, you should make some time on your schedule for it.  Indeed, the debut film of Filip Tegstedt is both a discovery and a gem on the lengthy docket of Canada’s largest genre film festival.”

Arrow in the Head – Chris Bumbray – Fantasia 2011 Review:  Chris Sivertson’s Brawler, starring Nathan Grubbs

“Chris Sivertson’s BRAWLER is a perfect example of the kind of low-budget indie filmmaking the Fantasia Film Festival champions each and every year, whether or not it happens to be a genre flick.”

Fangoria – Michael Gingold – “Marianne” (Fantasia Film Review)

“One of the more eye-catching posters on display at Montreal’s current Fantasia festival has been the one-sheet for MARIANNE, the debut feature by Swedish writer/director/producer Filip Tegstedt. The art (see below) is redolent of classic ’80s VHS covers, and suggests a project born of nostalgia for the shriekers of that era. Instead, the movie in fact harks back to an earlier tradition of quiet supernatural dramas, and is another of the many films at Fantasia this year to be as concerned with the personal as with the paranormal.”

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