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February 22nd, 2013
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Nevermore 14
Back from opening night of the Nevermore Film Festival at the Carolina Theatre.

John Dies At The End - Film adaptation of the recent novel from the director of Phantasm and Bubba Ho-Tep, John Dies At The End for me was Bill & Ted by way of Buckaroo Banzai and A Scanner Darkly, and a touch of Phantasm and Galaxy Quest. A lot of weird and bizarre fun. Recommended, much fun. Great supporting performances by Paul Giamatti and the always-reliable Clancy Brown.

The ABCs of Death - 26 horror directors worldwide, each one given 3-4 minutes, a letter of the alphabet, and free rein. We were hoping for a modern Gorey's The Gashlycrumb Tinies, especially given that today is Edward Gorey's birthday.

We found The ABCs of Death disgusting and offensive enough we walked out a little over halfway through. If you have any idea of the films that I have watched and enjoyed, or when not enjoyed I was impressed with on some level, this should be a caution to you.

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From:meiow
Date:February 23rd, 2013 01:37 pm (UTC)
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Wow.
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From:badger
Date:February 23rd, 2013 02:59 pm (UTC)
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Yes.
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