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Fantastic Fest 2012 Wrap-up

Another Fantastic Fest has come to a close. It’s been a grueling week of madness, movies and mayhem…and I can’t wait to do it again next year. As I’ve written before, the main problem with film fests is you can never see everything you want. But that’s okay because you end up being exposed to [...]

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Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Surgically — American Mary

When directing team Jen and Sylvia Soska first emerged from the Canadian tundra (well, metropolitan Vancouver, anyway) bearing a bunch of talent and a bedraggled little low-budget feature called Dead Hooker in a Trunk, they were an unknown entity. My, how times have changed. Thanks to a relentless touring schedule, a gift for self-promotion and [...]

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First Peek at ‘American Mary’

Those Soskas are cagey. Back in July 2010, Jen and Sylvia Soska first mentioned a top secret project called American Mary while doing press for their debut feature, Dead Hooker in a Trunk. A few months later came the American Mary teaser trailer. Then, a couple of months after that came the announcement that the [...]

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‘Dead Hooker in a Trunk’ Hits DVD…Finally

This just in from the “It’s About Time” desk: Dead Hooker in a Trunk, the Soska sisters’ Canadian grindhouse spectacular, is getting a first-class Region 1 DVD release — nearly three years after its completion. It’s been a long haul for Jen and Sylvia Soska’s Dead Hooker. What began as a film school project morphed [...]

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