This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Mistress America,’ ‘Freeheld,’ ‘Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse,’ ‘The Green Inferno,’ ‘Man Up,’ and ‘The Assassin’. This episode also contains interviews with Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page, Julianne Moore, Tye Sheridan, Sarah Dumont, Goran Spoljaric (The Priest), Neil Foley (Monster Fest), Owen Tilbury (BOFA), Nicholas Maksymow (RR Film Festival), Joe Bauer (Australiens) and Rita Artmann (Australiens).
Also take a listen as the boys launch a brand new giveaway thanks to our friends at Icon Distrubution. Take a listen to see how you could win tickets to see Simon Pegg’s new film Absolutley Anything.
This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Black Mass,’ ‘Graceful Girls,’ ‘Miss You Already,’ and ‘A Walk In The Woods’. This episode also contains interviews with Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Drew Barrymore, Dominic Cooper, Robert Redford, Matthew Bate (Sam Klemke’s Time Machine), Tony Martin (Comedy For Karma), Sammy J & Randy (Comedy For Karma) and Neil Foley (Monster Fest).
Also make sure you are listening this week as the boys launch their brand new competition thanks to our friends at eOne Entertainment. Simply listen to this week’s episode of The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show and message us the answer to the question on either Facebook or Twitter and you can win a very special for fans of The Walking Dead. We have two Rick Grimes Pop! Vinyls to giveaway in celebration of eOne Entertainment making available each episode of The Walking Dead Season Six on their digital platforms (iTunes and Google Play) the day after each episode airs on TV from October 13th.
As any self respecting horror fan would know the days are counting down until Monster Fest 2015 is launched, so Subculture Entertainment’s Dave Griffiths decided it was time to talk to Festival Director Neil Foley to see what we can expect this time around.
You can listen to or download our Monster Fest 2015 – Neil Foley interview right here.
Monster Fest, Australia’s premier cult film festival is proud to announce a national theatrical tour of the third and final installment of THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE franchise: THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 3 (FINAL SEQUENCE), launching its new weekly cinema event “Monster Fest Presents” and celebrating the film’s June 17 release on DVD, Blu-Ray and VOD.
Fans will have the rare chance of seeing the film on the glorious big screen in each capital city, with one-off screenings attended by the star of both the second and the third THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE films, brilliant English actor Laurence R. Harvey, who will be at each event to introduce the film, followed by Q&A and signing session.
Tickets for THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 3 (FINAL SEQUENCE) screening with special guest Laurence R. Harvey are available now via individual cinema websites or via Try Booking.
In 2011, the second episode of the trilogy, THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 2(FULL SEQUENCE), was pulled from Australian cinema screens after conservative pressure groups successfully lobbied to have the film’s R18+ rating reviewed. The ban was lifted only after the film’s distributor, Monster Pictures, made cuts to the film.
Monster Pictures will submit the latest installment in the next couple of weeks and wait anxiously for the verdict from the Australian Classification Board. “We’re nervous, no doubt,” said Neil Foley from Monster Pictures. “I’ve seen the film and it ain’t no walk in the park. Let’s just hope sanity prevails and we can release this film without any issues from the censors.”
Writer-director Tom Six declared that Part 2 would make the notorious original film look like ‘My Little Pony’, and now he promises THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 3 (THE FINAL SEQUENCE) will make Part 2 look like a Disney film!
THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 3 (FINAL SEQUENCE) unites the stars of the first two films, Dieter Laser and Laurence R. Harvey, as warden and sidekick, respectively, of an American prison. They hatch a plan to cut costs by creating a human centipede, not with three people as in Part 1, or with twelve, as in Part 2, but with 500 inmates – each joined in such a way to share the same digestive tract!
The original film claimed to be “100% medically accurate”, the second “100% medically inaccurate”. Now, Part 3 takes it to a whole new level by announcing itself to be “100% politically incorrect!” And in this day of homogenised pop culture, what could possibly be more enticing than that?
THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 3 (FULL SEQUENCE) will screen in capital cities across the country with special guest, Laurence R Harvey, as a Monster Fest Presents special event.
Said Laurence R. Harvey of the tour: “I’m delirious about coming down to Australia once again. Making the film was so much twisted fun and it’ll be brilliant to share the madness with fans in my home away from home, Australia – see you all in June.”
Monster Fest National Marketing Director, Mr. David Leadbetter added, “THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE films have etched their way into the global psyche, they’ve appeared on South Park, been parodied in porn, been sung about in musicals and been whispered about at drinking fountains the world over. To say we’ve played a role in spreading something so wonderfully abhorrent gives me enormous delight. Yes it’s sickening but it’s fun and completely tongue in cheek! I say crack open your finest fresh mints and enjoy; this tour is going to be a hoot!”
The Monster Fest Presents tour is co-presented by Filmink and STACK Magazine and will be the first of many Monster Fest Presents screenings and events to be held around the country in the near future.
Monster Fest Presents will host ongoing screening events each Friday night at both the brand new Lido Cinemas in the Melbourne suburb of Hawthorn (Official Opening June 25th), as well as the New Farm Cinemas in Brisbane.
THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 3 (FINAL SEQUENCE) will be released on DVD & Blu-Ray by Monster Pictures and will be available in major rental and retail chains from June 17.
Monster Pictures, Australia’s leading distributor of horror and genre films is proud to announce the release on DVD & BluRay of STARRY EYES, the winner of ‘Best Film‘ at the 2014 Monster Fest.
To celebrate its release, Monster Pictures, in association with Backlot Studios, is hosting a special event screening of the film on Friday 13th of March in Melbourne, Australia.
The special event screening will also include a live Skype Q&A session with the star of the film, award winning actor Alex Essoe, along with giveaways, prizes and more.
A ticket is included with every pre-ordered copy of STARRY EYES from the Monster Pictures website and Monster will also have other new release DVDs and BluRays available on the night for only $10 each!
“Recently we have seen one of our biggest releases become the most pirated Australian film ever”, said Neil Foley, Director of Monster Pictures, referring to the acclaimed JOHN DOE: VIGILANTE. “By putting on special event screenings we are trying to counter the pirating culture by providing true genre fans with an opportunity to do more than just watch the films. We want the fans to engage with how these films should be experienced and provide screening events that elevate the genre”, he continued.
The STARRY EYES screening is the first in a series of new releases that will be shown on the 13th of every month at Backlot Studios as part of the ‘Monster Fest Presents’ program.
“Backlot is committed to providing filmmakers and distributors with the best opportunities to have their films seen as they were intended”, said Tony Ianiro of Backlot Studios. “We are proud to partner with Monster Pictures to put on the Monster Fest Presents nights as everyone benefits – the filmmakers, the distributors and most of all the genre fans, as they get to experience the films in the best way possible and enjoy the special events that the Monster team are putting together”, he continued.
“We expect Monster Fest Presents: STARRY EYES to sell out, as not only is it a fantastic film, but fans will want the opportunity of speaking with Alex Essoe in the intimate and luxurious surroundings of Backlot Studios”, said David Leadbetter, Monster Fest National Marketing Manager. “The ongoing season of Monster Fest Presents is going to create an important monthly genre film night in Melbourne and we are excited about the next Monster Fest film festival, scheduled for November 2015”. he continued.
Tickets are strictly limited. 1 ticket per copy of STARRY EYES purchased on the website, available for collection from Backlot on the night. An extra ticket to the STARRY EYES screening is available when purchasing the other fantastic March release, THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE PILLIGA.
This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Exists’, ‘Maps To The Stars,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,’ ‘Rock The Casbah,’and ‘The Dark Horse′. Dave and Greg also take a look at two films screening at Monsterfest this week ‘Honeymoon’ and ‘There’s Something In The Pilliga’. This episode alsocontains an interviews with Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Angus Sampson, Hugo Weaving, Neil Foley, Daniel Armstrong and Iqbal Barkat
Monster Fest, Australia’s leading celebration of international cult and horror cinema, announces the full program schedule of films, events, masterclasses and guests.
Between the 20th and the 30th of November, Cinema Nova, Carlton and Yah Yah’s, Collingwood will be hosting over 40 films, several parties, five days of masterclasses, trivia nights, VIP international guest ‘meet & greets’, exclusive filmmaker Q&A’s and much much more.
The 2014 trailer accompanying the highly anticipated festival guide introduces the key character for the festival, the beautiful and twisted ‘Monster Girl’. Let the severed head of Festival Director, Neil Foley, introduce you to the delights of Monster fest 2014. You can watch and share the trailer below
For all sessions, guests, events and parties, have a look through our online festival guide, which can be viewed – HERE. Tickets for the strictly limited Masterclasses and Special Events at The Monster’s Lair (Yah Yah’s Bar) are available via the Monster Fest ticket page on Pozible (http://www.pozible.com/MonsterFest2014) Session tickets for all Monster Fest screenings are now available from the Cinema Nova box office website. The new Monster Fest website is also now live.
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Monster Fest, Australia’s foremost celebration of international cult and horror cinema, is excited to announce more juicy details of its 2014 program.
Between the 20th and 30th of November, Cinema Nova, Carlton and Yah Yah’s Bar Collingwood will play host to some of the scariest, weirdest, most twisted and depraved films from Australia and around the world. Monster Fest 2014 promises to be bigger, bloodier and more debauched than ever before – more special guests, more special events, more parties, more insanity on every level!
This year will also see the launch of the ‘Monster Fest Academy of Horror & Mayhem’ – Four full days of masterclasses designed to inform, educate and entertain filmmakers and genre fans alike. The International guest list includes such cult movie luminaries as The Twisted Twins (Jen & Sylvia Soska), Ashley C. Williams (star of The Human Centipede – First Sequence), Conor Sweeney and Matthew Kennedy (star and director of Astron 6’s THE EDITOR) and the King of trash cinema Lloyd Kaufman, who’s internationally renown ‘Make Your Own Damn Movie‘ masterclass promises to be one the highlights of the fest.
Kaufman is one of the twisted jewels in a stunning gallery of cult cinema talent lined up for the ‘Monster Fest Academy of Horror & Mayhem’, full details of which will be revealed on Wednesday the 29th of November at the Monster Fest official media launch at Cherry Bar, Melbourne.
The Masterclasses as well as numerous other Monster Fest events, will take place at the festival’s lounge and event space, ‘The Monster’s Lair’ – situated upstairs at Yah Yah’s bar, 99 Smith St, Collingwood, where drinks, food, luxurious beanbags and a magical interior of Dario Argento inspired Monster madness awaits!
The festival kicks off on Thursday the 20th of November with the Melbourne Premiere of Queensland director Chris Sun’s slasher reboot CHARLIE’S FARM and closes with the Australian Premiere of ABC’s of DEATH 2 – in the days between close to 40 films fill out the busy schedule. Other highlights include Eli Roth’s eagerly anticipated THE GREEN INFERNO, the Aussie Premiere of the hilarious WOLFCOP, the Melbourne Premiere of DEAD SNOW 2, and two local genre gems, the World Premiere of Addison Heath’s feature debut UNDER A KALEIDOSCOPE & THE PLAGUE by Melbournians Nick Kozakis and Kosta Ouzas, as well as the chilling and brilliant HONEYMOON starring Game of Thrones actor, Rose Leslie.
The other amazing news for Monster Fest is the announcement today of a hugely exciting partnership arrangement with Howling Wolves Wines of Margaret River, WA. Howling wolves first became involved with Monster Fest in 2013 as an alcohol sponsor but has now secured the naming rights of the festival – which will now be called the ‘Howling Wolves Monster Fest’.
“Having Howling Wolves come on board as our naming rights partner is a incredible development, it means we can continue growing to become the biggest, boldest and nastiest film festival in the land – The Howling Wolves are riding the Monster wave, it’s a great day for Aussie horror!”
Says festival Director Neil Foley.
Tickets for the strictly limited Masterclasses and Special Events at The Monster’s Lair (Yah Yah’s Bar) are available via the Monster Fest ticket page on Pozible (http://www.pozible.com/MonsterFest2014)
Session tickets for all Monster Fest screenings will be available soon from the Cinema Nova box office and website (http://www.cinemanova.com.au).
Follow Monster Fest on Facebook for the latest information, prizes and competitions.
The new Monster Fest website will go live next week.