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Ian Jane
11-29-2012, 04:32 PM
This has had a few theatrical screenings and will hit various ondemand outlets in Januar before getting a DVD/Blu-ray release from Magnet.

Anyone get a chance to see it yet?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UFgrFENQ4oQ

sukebanboy
11-29-2012, 07:51 PM
Not sure about this one.....I dont really like anthology films...and this one has 26 stories from 26 different directors.....Not really a "film"...a collection of shorts....

BUT......some good names in here....

Apocalypse
Directed by Nacho Vigalondo.

Bigfoot
Directed by Adrian Garcia Bogliano.

Cycle
Directed by Ernesto Diaz Espinoza.

Dogfight
Directed by Marcel Sarmiento.

Exterminate
Directed by Angela Bettis.

Fart
Directed by Noburo Iguchi.

Gravity
Directed by Andrew Traucki.

Hydro-Electric Diffusion
Directed by Thomas Cappelen Malling.

Ingrown
Directed by Jorge Michel Grau.

Jidai-Geki
Directed by Yudai Yamaguchi.

Klutz
Directed by Anders Morgenthaler.

Libido
Directed by Timo Tjahjanto.

Miscarriage
Directed by Ti West.

Nuptials
Directed by Banjong Pisanthanakun.

Orgasm
Directed by Bruno Forzani, Helene Cattet.

Pressure
Directed by Simon Rumley.

Quack
Directed by Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett.

Removed
Directed by Srdjan Spasojevic.

Speed
Directed by Jake West.

Toilet
Directed by Lee Hardcastle.

Unearthed
Directed by Ben Wheatley.

Vagitus
Directed by Kaare Andrews.

WTF!
Directed by Jon Schnepp.

XXL
Directed by Xavier Gens.

Youngbuck
Directed by Jason Eisener.

Zetsumetsu
Directed by Yoshihiro Nishimura.

Apronikoff
11-29-2012, 08:06 PM
Ingrown
Directed by Jorge Michel Grau.


!!!!

That's all I needed to know.

sukebanboy
12-01-2012, 08:27 PM
Like I said...some interesting names in there...but the average running length of the movies is probably what, 5 minutes?

And well done Noburo Iguchi. for bringing the tone down to his level...That man is CONSISTENT at least!!:biggrin:

Ian Jane
12-19-2012, 11:13 AM
New trailer! Green band instead of red band so it's not as rad but whatever.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hU2NHb_pKso

Ian Jane
01-16-2013, 11:47 AM
Magnolia has this slated for DVD/Blu-ray release 5/7/13. (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00B04NJLW/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=cognitrespon-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00B04NJLW)

sukebanboy
01-17-2013, 06:11 AM
Gonna watch this one when it comes out.....Might not ALL be great...but at about 5 mins a story, it should at LEAST be a good time killer

Alex K.
02-02-2013, 11:40 PM
Just watched it. Bad-fucking-ass. Highly recommended!

sukebanboy
02-03-2013, 01:33 AM
Just watched it. Bad-fucking-ass. Highly recommended!

Wow...Good news...

Can you mark out a few BEST and WORST sections....

bgart13
02-03-2013, 03:03 AM
As good as V/H/S...? :eyebrows:

Alex K.
02-03-2013, 07:21 AM
VHS didn't look very good, so I did not watch that one. And I don't want to spoil this one but I will say this: The better shorts tended to have subtitles. Except for the W short (I do not want to give that one away) and it's a fun experimental romp. Obviously you can't take this too seriously and expect something rich in character development and dread for a series of 5 minute shorts but it's fun, has great effects, and most importantly it's radically different from what we're usually offered.

47lab
08-07-2013, 03:19 AM
I've been meaning to catch this for the longest time but never got around to it. I've always heard that Timo Tjahjanto's "L is for Libido" short is the most extreme & the one to watch in this anthology. Timo's cut used to be up on Vimeo but got taken down. :sosad:

sukebanboy
08-07-2013, 07:45 AM
As with all anthologies...they are kind of hit and miss.....But the bonus is there is something for EVERYONE in there......

Because there are so many different directors involved, they all have a different style and take....some go funny, some weird, some violent...some dumb....

Everyone will have their personal faves.....but I seemed to like the foreign language ones a lot more than the English ones.....

The five minutes for each was different too...some seemed to be over quick...while others dragged....

Overall, worth a watch.....They are currently doing PART 2 I read......

Ian Jane
08-07-2013, 09:05 AM
Yep, volume two is in the works and they've already announced a few of the directors.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2926810/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_dr#directors


Rodney Ascher
Kristina Buozyte
Alexandre Bustillo
Marcus Dunstan
Larry Fessenden
Julian Gilbey
Álex de la Iglesia
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen
E.L. Katz
Aharon Keshales
Erik Matti
Julien Maury
Robert Morgan
Vincenzo Natali
Navot Papushado
Bill Plympton
Dennison Ramalho
Bruno Samper
Shion Sono
Jen Soska
Sylvia Soska

Alex K.
08-07-2013, 05:42 PM
Hope they get Jorg Buttgereit, Jim Van Bebber and T.F. Mou.

Apronikoff
08-18-2013, 04:58 AM
As with all anthologies...they are kind of hit and miss.....But the bonus is there is something for EVERYONE in there......

Because there are so many different directors involved, they all have a different style and take....some go funny, some weird, some violent...some dumb....

Everyone will have their personal faves.....but I seemed to like the foreign language ones a lot more than the English ones.....

The five minutes for each was different too...some seemed to be over quick...while others dragged....

Overall, worth a watch.....They are currently doing PART 2 I read......

Yeah I just watched this the other day and overall was left with a very negative impression. There was a handful of good ones -- the aforementioned L is for Libido and Q is for Quack being my favorites. But the bad and boring seemed to outnumber the good by at least 2 or 3 to 1.

Ian Jane
05-13-2014, 10:31 AM
Some info on the upcoming sequel posted here at Twitch. (http://twitchfilm.com/2014/05/a-few-web-wide-early-peeks-into-the-abcs-of-death-2-gallery.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TwitchEverything+%28Twitch%29 )

Alex K.
05-13-2014, 11:03 AM
I look forward to it.

sukebanboy
05-13-2014, 11:58 AM
Me too.,...although I guess (due to the law of averages) that there will be some of them that I hate......but i guess they can't try to cater to all tastes and have everyone like EVERYTHING....

Ian Jane
01-16-2015, 10:10 AM
"a former Columbus City Schools substitute teacher was convicted this morning of four felony counts of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, reports The Columbus Dispatch.

The madness began when a substitute teacher showed Drafthouse Films and Magnet Releasing’s The ABCs of Death to several Spanish classes at East High School in Columbus, Ohio. She did not watch the movie prior to showing the classes, and thought the film was in Spanish, alleges the report."

More here. (http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3328284/breaking-teacher-found-guilty-abcs-death-case/)

Alex K.
01-16-2015, 04:00 PM
Heh.