American Mary, the superb new thriller from Jen and Sylvia Soska, has finally gotten a U.S. distribution deal. And all I can say is, it’s about time. XLrator Media has acquired the U.S. rights to the Twisted Twins’ sophomore feature, which will be released on XLrator Media’s new Screamfest label in fall 2013. When announcing the [...]
It’s well known that Austin’s Fantastic Fest is as much a nerd party as it is a film festival. And that’s why American’s best genre fest was the perfect place for the U.S. premiere of American Mary, Jen and Sylvia Soska’s extraordinary new film starring Katharine Isabelle.
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 [...]
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 [...]